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
1
AIDS Awareness Month
AIDS Awareness Month
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Decembeard
Decembeard
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Decembeard is a national awareness month where men choose to grow a beard to support bowel cancer and raise money for charities that support it.
National Human Rights Month
National Human Rights Month
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Operation Santa Paws
Operation Santa Paws
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Rosa Parks Day
Rosa Parks Day
Dec 1 all-day
 
2
3
First Sunday of Advent
First Sunday of Advent
Dec 3 all-day
The Christmas countdown begins with this Sunday.
5
6
8
9
11
12
Chanukah
Chanukah
Dec 12 2017 – Jan 19 2018 all-day
 
14
15
Film Release: Star Wars
Film Release: Star Wars
Dec 15 all-day
Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe,...
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
17
18
19
21
22
Film Release: Pitch Perfect 3
Film Release: Pitch Perfect 3
Dec 22 all-day
A follow on from the first 2 films that were filled with musical comedy.
26
Boxing Day
Boxing Day
Dec 26 all-day
 
Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa
Dec 26 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
 
27
28
29

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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.

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
1
AIDS Awareness Month
AIDS Awareness Month
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Decembeard
Decembeard
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
Decembeard is a national awareness month where men choose to grow a beard to support bowel cancer and raise money for charities that support it.
National Human Rights Month
National Human Rights Month
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Operation Santa Paws
Operation Santa Paws
Dec 1 – Dec 31 all-day
 
Rosa Parks Day
Rosa Parks Day
Dec 1 all-day
 
2
3
First Sunday of Advent
First Sunday of Advent
Dec 3 all-day
The Christmas countdown begins with this Sunday.
5
6
8
9
11
12
Chanukah
Chanukah
Dec 12 2017 – Jan 19 2018 all-day
 
14
15
Film Release: Star Wars
Film Release: Star Wars
Dec 15 all-day
Rey took her first steps into a larger world in Star Wars: The Force Awakens and will continue her epic journey with Finn, Poe,...
National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day
17
18
19
21
22
Film Release: Pitch Perfect 3
Film Release: Pitch Perfect 3
Dec 22 all-day
A follow on from the first 2 films that were filled with musical comedy.
26
Boxing Day
Boxing Day
Dec 26 all-day
 
Kwanzaa
Kwanzaa
Dec 26 2017 – Jan 1 2018 all-day
 
27
28
29