Content ideas to fill your December 2022 calendar

The busiest month of the year is almost upon us, and we’re back with another list of content ideas for this new month. Below you’ll find keys dates for awareness days, events, holidays and themes to use as inspiration for your blog, newsletter or social media content in December 2022.

Ideas for your December 2022 content calendar

Content ideas for December 2022

When it comes to content for the month of December, there’s no other time that is so full of content ideas. Get creative!

Key dates in November


  • Gift guides
  • Holiday countdowns
  • Things to do in the colder months
  • Tutorials on how to make something
  • Preparing for festive parties
  • Holiday traditions
  • Festive events
  • The World Cup
  • 2022 roundup
  • 2023 predictions
  • Lessons learned this year
  • Things you’re doing different next year
  • Favourite moments of the year
  • Vlogmas
  • Blogmas
  • Showing seasonal trends within your niche

Month long

  • Decembeard (UK)
  • Safe Toys and Gifts (US)
  • Advent (International)
  • National Eggnog (US)
  • Food Service Safety (International)
  • Bingo’s Birthday (International)
  • Month of Giving (US)

1st December

  • Eat a Red Apple Day (US)
  • Cancer Support Scotland 12K A Day For Christmas (UK)
  • World AIDS Day – #WAD2022
  • National Women Support Women Day (US)

2nd December

  • National Grief Awareness Week (UK)
  • International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
  • World Futures Day

3rd December

  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities – #IDPWD
  • Tree Dressing Day (UK)
  • Small Business Saturday (UK)
  • Crate Day (New Zealand)
  • Make a Gift Day (US)

4th December

  • National Cookie Day (US)
  • WWF’s World Wildlife Conservation Day

5th December

  • Illumination Street Week (UK)
  • World Soil Day
  • International Volunteers Day

6th December

  • St Nicholas Day

7th December

  • International Civil Aviation Day
  • National Pearl Harbour Remembrance Day (US)
  • National Cotton Candy Day (US)

8th December

  • Christmas Jumper Day (UK)
  • Christmas Tree Day
  • Pretend to be a Time Traveler Day (US)
  • National Chocolate Brownie Day (US)

9th December

  • National Pastry Day (US)
  • International Christmas Card Day

10th December

  • National Lager Day (US)
  • Nobel Prize Day
  • International Animal Rights Day
  • International Human Rights Day

11th December

  • National App Day (US)

12th December

  • National Workplace Day of Remembrance (UK)
  • Gingerbread House Day (US)
  • National Poinsettia Day (US)

13th December

  • National Hot Chocolate Day (UK)
  • National Cocoa Day (US)
  • St Lucia Day (Sweden)

14th December

  • Free Shipping Day (US)

15th December

  • International Tea Day
  • National Cupcake Day (US)

16th December

  • Ugly Christmas Sweater Day (US)

17th December

  • National Maple Syrup Day (US)
  • Wright Brothers Day (US)
  • International Day to End Violence Against Sex Workers

18th December

  • National Roast Suckling Pig Day (US)
  • International Arabic Language Day
  • National Muffin Day (Brazil)
  • National Answer the Telephone like Buddy The Elf (US)
  • The World Cup Final
  • International Migrants Day
  • Hanukkah

20th December

  • International Human Solidarity Day
  • Festival of Winter Walks (UK)

21st December

  • First Day of Winter – #WinterSolstice

22nd December

  • Mother’s Day (Indonesia)
  • Forefathers Day (US)

24th December

  • Christmas Eve

25th December

  • Christmas Day

26th December

  • Boxing Day

26th December

  • Kwanzaa (US)

28th December

  • National Chocolate Candy Day (US)

29th December

  • Constitution Day (Ireland)

30th December

  • National Resolution Planning Day (US)

31st December

  • New Years Eve
  • National Champagne Day (US)
  • First Nights in the USA (US)

Get the most out of these ideas

When looking through these key dates, think about what would be most relevant to your niche and what will resonate with your audience.

Batching your tasks will help with staying consistent – so you can create your visuals one day, write captions another and then schedule your content ahead of time so you can focus on other things.

Keep in mind, this list is a starting point. There are loads of other holidays, celebrations and awareness days happening this month and these will all vary depending on your location.

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