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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3
4
 International Beer Day
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Aug 4 – Aug 28 all-day
“The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city....
IAAF World Championships
IAAF World Championships
Aug 4 – Aug 13 all-day
The athletic championships will be held in London at the Olympic Stadium.
5
World Police and Fire Games
World Police and Fire Games
Aug 5 – Aug 18 all-day
Home to multi-sports, the World Police & Fire Games are held Los Angeles, USA.
6
9
Womens Rugby World Cup
Womens Rugby World Cup
Aug 9 – Aug 26 all-day
Set to be held in Ireland.
10
11
Film Release: Emojimovie
Film Release: Emojimovie
Aug 11 all-day
A surprising and comic take on the secret world of our phones and the beloved characters that have become daily necessities in global interpersonal...
Shambhala Festival
Shambhala Festival
Aug 11 – Aug 14 all-day
Line up TBC
12
14
15
16
17
Green Man Festival
Green Man Festival
Aug 17 – Aug 20 all-day
Line up TBC
18
20
22
23
24
26
 National Dog Day
National Dog Day
National Dog Day
Aug 26 all-day
A celebration of all breeds, shapes & ages. Its a day to give love to your pets but also raise awareness of those that...
Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Enjoy live music from traditional Caribbean bands, DJs, colourful street parades, dancing, costumes, food and drink, afterparties and more.
SW4 Festival
SW4 Festival
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Line up TBC
Women’s Equality Day
27
28
Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday
Aug 28 all-day
 
US Tennis
US Tennis
Aug 28 – Sep 10 all-day
New York, USA.
29
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31

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Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
2
3
4
 International Beer Day
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Aug 4 – Aug 28 all-day
“The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is the largest arts festival in the world and takes place every August for three weeks in Scotland’s capital city....
IAAF World Championships
IAAF World Championships
Aug 4 – Aug 13 all-day
The athletic championships will be held in London at the Olympic Stadium.
5
World Police and Fire Games
World Police and Fire Games
Aug 5 – Aug 18 all-day
Home to multi-sports, the World Police & Fire Games are held Los Angeles, USA.
6
9
Womens Rugby World Cup
Womens Rugby World Cup
Aug 9 – Aug 26 all-day
Set to be held in Ireland.
10
11
Film Release: Emojimovie
Film Release: Emojimovie
Aug 11 all-day
A surprising and comic take on the secret world of our phones and the beloved characters that have become daily necessities in global interpersonal...
Shambhala Festival
Shambhala Festival
Aug 11 – Aug 14 all-day
Line up TBC
12
14
15
16
17
Green Man Festival
Green Man Festival
Aug 17 – Aug 20 all-day
Line up TBC
18
20
22
23
24
26
 National Dog Day
National Dog Day
National Dog Day
Aug 26 all-day
A celebration of all breeds, shapes & ages. Its a day to give love to your pets but also raise awareness of those that...
Notting Hill Carnival
Notting Hill Carnival
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Enjoy live music from traditional Caribbean bands, DJs, colourful street parades, dancing, costumes, food and drink, afterparties and more.
SW4 Festival
SW4 Festival
Aug 26 – Aug 27 all-day
Line up TBC
Women’s Equality Day
27
28
Bank Holiday
Bank Holiday
Aug 28 all-day
 
US Tennis
US Tennis
Aug 28 – Sep 10 all-day
New York, USA.
29
30
31