Ultimate December social media video content calendar

Posted by Naomi Linford on March 17, 2022
Naomi Linford

You're not dreaming, it really is December next week 😱 That's right there's just one month left of 2020 and whether you're excited to see the back of this interesting year or wishing time would slow down a bit, there's still plenty going on before we head into 2021. 

Not only is there Christmas, Hanukkah and New Year's Eve but a range of other awareness days and events covering a whole host of topics. Offering you a last chance to boost your 2020 social media results and lift your business by engaging your audiences and tapping into relevant conversations. 

To help you make the most of these opportunities we've compiled a comprehensive list of all the major events taking place this month along with ideas for your own video content that can easily be created with VideoScribe. 

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December social media content calendar

2nd - Cyber Monday #CyberMonday

Cyber Monday also known as Blue Monday is the Monday after Thanksgiving where brands traditionally offer some of their biggest discounts. It's a prime time to entice Christmas shoppers in with exclusive deals and give your end of year sales a boost. To get involved in the action, try creating a bold video showing off your Cyber Monday deals that can be shared in your emails, on social media and your website. 

3rd - Giving Tuesday #GivingTuesday

Giving Tuesday was created as the antidote to Black Friday and Cyber Monday where the focus is on giving back and supporting your community. From donating to a local charity to volunteering at a food bank there are lots of different ways you and your organization can get involved.  

3rd - International Day of Persons with Disabilities #IDPWD

This day is all about celebrating the contributions and achievements of people with disabilities. It's a really lovely opportunity to raise awareness about people in your community who are doing amazing things. Use video to tell their story in full. 

4th - National Cookie Day #NationalCookieDay

Who can resist a good cookie!? Why not treat your colleagues to a sweet treat, share your favorite recipe with your community or ask them what their favorite cookie is.

5th - World Soil Day #WorldSoilDay

This is a day dedicated to raising awareness of the importance of soil biodiversity and sharing tips and insights into how you can do your bit to help. 

6th - Microwave Oven Day #MicrowaveOvenDay

It's time to show your appreciation for the humble microwave, reheating our cold coffee, nourishing us with microwave meals and supplying us with popcorn 🙌 This is a great occasion to start conversations with your audience, asking them what their favorite microwave meals are in polls. 

8th - Pretend to Be a Time Traveler Day #PretendToBeATimeTravelerDay

This is your chance to get nostalgic. Rewind to your favorite memories or points in history, the funnier the better. Use GIFs and video to paint the picture with perfect clarity. 

10th - Hanukkah starts #Hanukkah

Hanukkah is a Jewish festival also known as the Festival of Light that lasts for eight days. Share holiday wishes with your Jewish community, colleagues and friends by creating a short animation that can be sent in emails and via social media. 

10th - Human Rights Day #HumanRightsDay

A day dedicated to promoting awareness of human rights and reinforcing protection of them. This is a great opportunity to provide important educational content that helps your audience understand their rights and the rights of others better.

10th - Nobel Prize Day #NobelPrize

This day is all about celebrating the achievements of Nobel Prize winners and reflecting on how their work has impacted our lives today. 

11th - International Mountain Day #InternationalMountainDay

From physical mountains to metaphorical ones, this day is open to interpretation so get creative. You could share the ups and downs on your road to success or your favorite hiking spots in the world. Whatever resonates with your audience and is true to your brand. 

11th - National Salesperson Day #SalespersonDay

If you have a sales team in your business or sell to salespeople then this day was made for you. Lift them up, show them some support and appreciate all they do to bring in the business. Why not create a video to celebrate the salespeople in your organization. 

21st - Crossword Puzzle Day #CrosswordPuzzleDay

You'll be sure to boost audience engagement by creating your own crossword puzzles. They don't have to be complex or long but who can resist testing their knowledge with a puzzle. Great for social, your own video crossword will stop people scrolling in their tracks. 

21st - First Day of Winter #WinterSolstice

As we say goodbye to fall and into winter we're preparing for snow, ice and even darker shorter days. But there are lots of opportunities to have fun with it like showing your favorite and least favorite things about this season. 

24th - Christmas Eve #ChristmasEve

Milk out for Santa? ✅ Carrots for the reindeer? ✅ Christmas eve is all about (very) last minute shopping, preparations and settling into family time. Help out the last bargain hunters by highlighting easy gifts their family and friends will love. 

25th - Christmas Day #Christmas

On the big day itself, share Christmas wishes with beautiful animations that can be sent in messages and on social media. We have plenty of festive images in the VideoScribe library to choose from or upload your own to create a distinct animation. 

30th - No Interruptions Day – Last Work Day of the Year #NoInterruptionsDay

Nose to the grind time. It's the last opportunity to tick off everything on your to-do list before the New Year's festivities start. Try sharing your own tips for minimizing distractions and boosting productivity. 

31st - New Year’s Eve #NYE

And just like that, we've come to the end of the year! Of course most of us will be posting obligatory Happy New Year videos but try taking it one step further with a selection of your favorite moments from 2020 or sharing your resolutions for 2021.

That brings us to the end of your social media calendar for December - which events and holidays will you be getting involved with? Comment and let us know 👇

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