Annual PR Event Calendar – So you don’t miss a single news hook

Events can provide a great news hook for a PR story or whole campaign, with a national day or week created for everything from toilets to pizza. We’ve rounded up the best of them into this handy calendar so now you can plan a full year of PR activities. Simply scroll through the months to find events relevant to you or your client, and click on them to add to your calendar so that you don’t miss them. You can also click on the categories to filter the types of events shown.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Diet Resolution Week
Diet Resolution Week
Jan 1 – Jan 7 all-day
 
Dry January
Dry January
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
“Alcohol Concern’s Dry January is the annual campaign where we challenge people to give up alcohol for the 31 days of January.” Find out more:...
National Blood Donor Month
National Blood Donor Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
 
National Thank You Month
National Thank You Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
 
New Year’s Day
New Year’s Day
Jan 1 all-day
A holiday that celebrates the start of the new year.
Weight Loss Awareness Month
Weight Loss Awareness Month
Jan 1 – Jan 31 all-day
 
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Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday
Jan 2 all-day
Bank holiday as New Year’s Day falls on a Sunday.
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People’s Choice Awards
People’s Choice Awards
Jan 4 all-day
On Wednesday, Jan 4, at 9 p.m. EST, CBS will air their 43rd People’s Choice show live from The Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles....
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Film Release: Underworld, Blood Wars
Film Release: Underworld, Blood Wars
Jan 6 all-day
Following on from the classic Underworld films with new generations of Vampires & Werewolves.
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Golden Globe Awards
Golden Globe Awards
Jan 8 all-day
The 74th Golden Globes will be hosted at the Beverly Hilton, Beverly Hills, California.
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Blue Monday
Blue Monday
Jan 16 all-day
The third Monday of January has been named ‘Blue Monday’ due to post-Christmas blues.
Golden Globes
Golden Globes
Jan 16 all-day
 
Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Sugar Awareness Week
Sugar Awareness Week
Jan 16 – Jan 20 all-day
 
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National Hug Day
National Hug Day
Jan 21 all-day
This day occurs annually to promote hugging and the kindness of it.
National Hugging Day
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Australia Day
Australia Day
Jan 26 all-day
A day that Australia celebrates every year for the landing of Captain Arthur Phillip.
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Film Release: A Dogs Purpose
Film Release: A Dogs Purpose
Jan 27 all-day
Similar to the story of Marley & Me, A dog’s purpose is one devoted dog who finds the meaning of his own existence through the lives...
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Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
Jan 28 all-day
The day that China celebrates New Year
Chinese New Year
Chinese New Year
Jan 28 all-day
 
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Meat Week
Meat Week
Jan 29 – Feb 4 all-day
 
SAG Awards
SAG Awards
Jan 29 all-day
 
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Think we’ve missed one? If you know of an event that you think should be included on our calendar, just drop us an email and we’ll add it in.