Ultimate March social media video content calendar

Posted by Naomi Linford on March 17, 2022
Naomi Linford

We've got good news... In March, Spring and daylight savings officially start! So not only will your days get longer and brighter but all the beautiful spring blooms will start flowering. 

Plus, there's a whole heap of other awareness days, events and holidays to look forward to. As always, when it comes to planning your social media content for the month - we've got you covered! In this blog we're giving you a run down of all the major events that should be on your radar, along with new video templates to make creating your content even easier.  

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March social media content calendar

2nd - National Read Across America Day #ReadAcrossAmerica & #DrSeuss

Help your community get lost in good books by sharing your favorite reads, running a competition to win book vouchers or asking your audience to vote for their favorite classic novels. 

3rd - World Wildlife Day #WorldWildlifeDay

Protecting our wildlife is more important than ever and this day provides an opportunity for more people and brands to join the conversation.

4th - National Grammar Day #NationalGrammarDay

Do you know your they're from your their? This is a great day to have fun with. Little changes in grammar can have a big impact on how we understand content. Why not test your own audience's grammar knowledge or have fun with grammar jokes (trust us, that is possible!). 

5th - National Employee Appreciation Day #EmployeeAppreciationDay

What a lovely day to say I appreciate you! Why not treat your colleagues to coffee or pastries or even just send your team a note to say how much you appreciate their hard work. 

5th - National Day of Unplugging #NationalDayOfUnplugging

Is it just us or is your screen time looking pretty scary...? We can't tear ourselves away from social media with so much great content being made. But it's important to give our eyes and brains a rest so seize this day to unplug from your phone, laptop or tablet and encourage your followers to join you!  

6th - National Dentist's Day #DentistsDay

Dentists play a big role in protecting our overall health as well as keeping our pearly whites looking good. So take this day to celebrate the dentists in your community or audience.

7th - National Cereal Day #NationalCerealDay

Who doesn't love cereal?! Try polling your audience to learn their favorite cereals and then get voting for the overall winner. P.S. This engagement activity works really well on Instagram Stories!

8th - International Women's Day #BeBoldForChange

An important event in March is International Women's Day, show your support and join the conversation with our pre-made video template. This is available in VideoScribe now, just log in or create your free account today to use it.  

8th - National Proofreading Day #NationalProofreadingDay

Circling back on National Grammar Day - we've all been there, rushing to get a post up on social or sending an email to a colleague and in the middle you spot a nasty typo. Proofreading can save a lot of embarrassment so let's give it the recognition it deserves, along with all the proof-readers out there saving their clients from that sinking feeling. 

9th - National Napping Day #NationalNappingDay

Do you nap? Is the question we'll be asking on National Napping Day. Like lots of these events it's a chance to learn more about your audience and spark two-way conversations. For instance, why not ask your community what their favorite nap spots are? 

12th - Popcorn Lover's Day #PopcornLoversDay

From popcorn recipes to at-home cooking tips, share your best popcorn tricks to celebrate Popcorn Lover's Day. 

14th - Mother's Day (UK) #MothersDay

For our British audience, Mother's Day is just around the corner! Share wishes for the day easily with our new video template. Just open the template and download it as is for the quickest animated video you've ever made. Or edit the colors and text to make it your own. 

14th - Potato Chip Day #NationalPotatoChipDay

Now this is a day we can get behind! Share your love of potato chips by running competitions, polls or contents. 

15th - World Consumer Rights Day #WorldConsumerRightsDay

Use this event as a chance to educate your customers on their rights when buying and interacting with businesses. Not only will they thank you in the long run but it's a great opportunity to build more trust. 

17th -St. Patrick's Day #StPatricksDay

May the luck of the Irish be with you on March 17th! Celebrate the day with our ready-made video template. As all the elements are fully customizable you can tweak this design to suit you, your brand and your message. So have fun with it - what will you create?

18th - Awkward Moments Day #NationalAwkwardMomentsDay

This is a great one to have fun with, start sharing your own awkward stories to build trust and relationships with your audience. They just might share their own cringe-worthy moments too.

19th - National Let's Laugh Day #NationalLetsLaughDay

After the year we've had, we could all do with some extra laughter. To help your community chuckle, why not share your favorite jokes or memes from 2020 in a thread. 

19th - World Sleep Day #WorldSleepDay

With National Napping Day we're sensing a theme... Adapt this day to suit you and your brand. It could be that you share research and insights into the power of sleep, or tips and advice on relaxing before bed.

19th - Red Nose Day #RedNoseDay

Red Nose Day is one of the biggest charity events of the year and an excuse to have fun raising some money. So whether you involve your colleagues or community, get creative with your ideas all in the name of a good cause.

20th - International Day of Happiness #InternationalDayofHappiness

This is such a lovely day to celebrate everything and everyone that makes you happy! Use our video template that you can find in VideoScribe to share the things that make you happiest and ask your community to do the same!

20th - First Day of Spring #FirstDayofSpring

The blossom will be out and flowers blooming as we head into Spring. Celebrate your favorite parts of this season with an animated video. 

21st - Daylight Savings #DaylightSavings

This is probably the day we're most excited for - hello lighter mornings and longer days 🌞 Share the good news with your followers and remind them to change their clocks!

21st - International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination #RacialDiscriminationDay

This is such an important topic and one day could never do justice to the weight of this subject but it's a great reminder to continue doing what you can to end racial discrimination and spread the word in your business and community. 

21st - World Poetry Day #WorldPoetryDay

Got a favorite poem that speaks to you? Share it on World Poetry Day with our handy video template. We love this poem from Maya Angelou but simple swap out the text to add your own! 

22nd - World Water Day #WorldWaterDay

An opportunity to raise awareness of water shortages in different parts of the world, as well as raising money to support water projects. 

23rd - National Puppy Day #NationalPuppyDay

Any excuse to share cute pet pics... Ask your colleagues to share photos of their work from home puppy pals to spark super cute community engagement. 

26th - National Spinach Day #NationalSpinachDay

Love it or hate it the 26th is dedicated to spinach. A great chance to share any recipes with spinach, advice on nutrition or just pop-eye memes - whatever suits you! 

27th - Earth Hour Day #EarthHour

For one whole hour, switch off all your electrical goods and lights to do good for the planet. To help other people getting involved in the challenge, why not share awesome care games you can play by candlelight?

30th - Doctor's Day #NationalDoctorsDay

Doctors have played an enormous role in protecting us over the course of the last year so it's only right they get a day dedicated to their work and sacrifices (if not a week or a month!).

30th - National Take a Walk in the Park Day #NationalWalkInTheParkDay

Got a favorite walk or park? Share it with your audience, especially if you're a business with local customers, you might be providing routes and locations they haven't visited before.

31st - World Backup Day #WorldBackupDay

All we're gonna say is it's better to be safe than sorry... and your audience will thank you for the reminder too!

31st - Transgender Day of Visibility #TDOV

This is a great reminder to share your own stories or become an ally for transgender people.

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

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