Make your posts trendy and topical with this FREE July 2021 content calendar

Updated: Nov 24

Time your blog, social media, podcast, and video posts to these significant dates and events

Make your posts trendy and topical with this FREE July 2021 content calendar
It’s the month of chess, ice cream, and Harry Potter! It’s also JK Rowling’s and Daniel Radcliffe’s birthday month and the last Harry Potter movie’s 10th anniversary, BTW.

Images (from L to R): GR Stocks | Unsplash, ian dooley | Unsplash, IMDb


Did you miss timing your social media post to a movie star’s birthday?


Or did it escape your mind that there was a “food day” you could have dedicated one of your cooking-related write-ups to?


Whether you’re a professional content marketer or an up-and-coming influencer, whether you’re a freelance journalist or the editor of a widely read publication, let’s not make these mistakes in July. Else, you’ll miss out on trending hashtags and other exciting opportunities that can do wonders for your branding.


That’s why I’ve compiled this handy calendar for July for you to benefit from.


This comprehensive calendar features Indian and international festivals, fun food days, celebrity birthdays, movie anniversaries, popular sporting tournaments, and various globally significant occasions, among several others.


Put it to good use, and you’ll come across as a well-informed authority on current trends and events.


So, grab this chance to make your posts timely and topical and establish yourself as a shrewd content marketer. This one-stop calendar is all you need.


Month-long events

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Bank Account Bonus Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Blueberry Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Cellphone Courtesy Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Dry July (Australia)

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Grilling Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Horseradish Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Hot Dog Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Ice Cream Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Independent Retailer Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Picnic Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Plastic Free July

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – Sarcoma Awareness Month

Thu, 1–Sat, 31 – World Watercolour Month


Multiple-day events

Fri, 11 June–Sun, 11 July – Men’s Football: UEFA European Championship

Sat, 13 June–Sat, 10 July – Men’s Football: CONMEBOL Copa América 2021

Sat, 26 June–Sun, 18 July – Tour de France

Sun, 27 June–Sat, 3 July – Eye Safety Awareness Week

Sun, 27 June–Sat, 3 July – Helen Keller Deaf-Blind Awareness Week

Mon, 28 June–Sun, 11 July – Wimbledon


Thu, 1–Wed, 7 – Clean Beaches Week

Mon, 5–Sun, 11 – Great British Pea Week

Tue, 6–Sat, 17 – Cannes Film Festival (where I hope one of my stories, particularly PiKu & ViRu, eventually makes it; for now, buy/download, read, and review my book here)

Fri, 9–Sun, 18 – Calgary Stampede (Canada)

Mon, 12–Sat, 17 – World Mask Week

Sat, 17–Sun, 25 – Moth Week

Sun, 18–Sat, 24 July – Zookeeper Week

Fri, 23 July–Sun, 8 August – Tokyo Olympics

Fri, 23 OR Sat, 24 July–Sun, 22 August – Shravan Month (North India)


Single-day events

Thu, 1 – CA Day (India)

Thu, 1 – Canada Day

Thu, 1 – Creative Ice Cream Flavours Day

Thu, 1 – Doctors’ Day (India)

Thu, 1 – Gingersnap Day

Thu, 1 – International Joke Day

Thu, 1 – International Reggae Day

Thu, 1 – Madeira Day (Portugal)

Thu, 1 – Princess Diana’s birthday

Thu, 1 – #SecondHalfOfTheYear

Thu, 1 – #10YearsOfDelhiBelly


Fri, 2 – Anisette Day

Fri, 2 – Comic Sans Day (first Friday of July)

Fri, 2 – Euro 2020 Quarter-Final

Fri, 2 – I Forgot Day

Fri, 2 – Lindsay Lohan’s birthday

Fri, 2 – Margot Robbie’s birthday

Fri, 2 – The Tomorrow War release on Amazon Prime Video

Fri, 2 – World Sports Journalists Day

Fri, 2 – World UFO Day


Fri, 2 OR Sat, 3 – #25YearsOfIndependenceDay


Sat, 3 – Air Conditioning Appreciation Day

Sat, 3 – Belarus Independence Day

Sat, 3 – Chocolate Wafer Day

Sat, 3 – Compliment Your Mirror Day

Sat, 3 – Disobedience Day

Sat, 3 – Eat Beans Day

Sat, 3 – Euro 2020 Quarter-Final

Sat, 3 – Harbhajan Singh’s birthday

Sat, 3 – Hop a Park Day

Sat, 3 – International Cherry Pit Spitting Day (first Saturday of July)

Sat, 3 – International Day of Cooperatives

Sat, 3 – International Plastic Bag Free Day

Sat, 3 – Stay out of the Sun Day

Sat, 3 – #30YearsOfTerminator2JudgmentDay

Sat, 3 – Tom Cruise’s birthday


Sun, 4 – Barbecued Spareribs Day

Sun, 4 – Build a Scarecrow Day (first Sunday of July)

Sun, 4 – Caesar Salad Day

Sun, 4 – F1 Austrian Grand Prix

Sun, 4 – Independence from Meat Day

Sun, 4 – Jackfruit Day

Sun, 4 – Post Malone’s birthday

Sun, 4 – US Independence Day


Mon, 5 – Algeria Independence Day

Mon, 5 – Apple Turnover Day

Mon, 5 – Bikini Day

Mon, 5 – Mechanical Pencil Day

Mon, 5 – PV Sindhu’s birthday

Mon, 5 – Venezuela Independence Day

Mon, 5 – Workaholics Day


Tue, 6 – Dalai Lama’s birthday

Tue, 6 – Euro 2020 Semi-Final

Tue, 6 – 50 Cent’s birthday

Tue, 6 – #5YearsOfSultan

Tue, 6 – Frida Kahlo’s birthday

Tue, 6 – Fried Chicken Day

Tue, 6 – Kevin Hart’s birthday

Tue, 6 – Kissing Day

Tue, 6 – Ranveer Singh’s birthday

Tue, 6 – Sylvester Stallone’s birthday

Tue, 6 – Take Your Webmaster to Lunch Day

Tue, 6 – Umbrella Cover Day

Tue, 6 – Virtually Hug a Virtual Assistant Day

Tue, 6 – World Zoonoses Day


Wed, 7 – Euro 2020 Semi-Final

Wed, 7 – Father-Daughter Take a Walk Day

Wed, 7 – #15YearsOfPiratesOfTheCaribbeanDeadMansChest

Wed, 7 – Global Forgiveness Day

Wed, 7 – Macaroni Day

Wed, 7 – MS Dhoni’s birthday

Wed, 7 – Rakeysh Omprakash Mehra’s birthday

Wed, 7 – Strawberry Sundae Day

Wed, 7 – Tell the Truth Day

Wed, 7 – World Chocolate Day


Thu, 8 – Math 2.0 Day

Thu, 8 – Milk Chocolate with Almonds Day

Thu, 8 – Neetu Kapoor’s birthday

Thu, 8 – SCUD (Savour the Comic, Unplug the Drama) Day

Thu, 8 – Sourav Ganguly’s birthday

Thu, 8 – #10YearsOfMurder2

Thu, 8 – Video Game Day


Fri, 9 – Argentina Independence Day

Fri, 9 – Guru Dutt’s birthday

Fri, 9 – Kebab Day (second Friday of July)

Fri, 9 – National Students Day (India)

Fri, 9 – New Moon Night

Fri, 9 – Sugar Cookie Day

Fri, 9 – Tom Hanks’ birthday


Sat, 10 – Don’t Step on a Bee Day

Sat, 10 – Kitten Day

Sat, 10 – Nikola Tesla’s birthday

Sat, 10 – Piña Colada Day

Sat, 10 – Sofia Vergara’s birthday

Sat, 10 – Teddy Bear Picnic Day


Sun, 11 – Blueberry Muffin Day

Sun, 11 – Cheer up the Lonely Day

Sun, 11 – Collector Car Appreciation Day

Sun, 11 – Euro 2020 Final (as per CEST)

Sun, 11 – Giorgio Armani’s birthday

Sun, 11 – Mojito Day

Sun, 11 – #7YearsOfHumptySharmaKiDulhania

Sun, 11 – World Population Day


Mon, 12 – Bimal Roy’s birthday

Mon, 12 – Different Coloured Eyes Day

Mon, 12 – Eat Your Jell-O Day

Mon, 12 – Etch a Sketch Day

Mon, 12 – Malala Yousafzai’s birthday (a.k.a. Malala Day)

Mon, 12 – New Conversations Day

Mon, 12 – Pecan Pie Day

Mon, 12 – Simplicity Day

Mon, 12 – Town Criers Day (second Monday of July)

Mon, 12 – #2YearsOfSuper30


Tue, 13 – Embrace Your Geekness Day

Tue, 13 – French Fry Day

Tue, 13 – Harrison Ford’s birthday

Tue, 13 – International Rock Day

Tue, 13 – #20YearsOfAks

Tue, 13 – #20YearsOfLegallyBlonde (as per the release date in North America)

Tue, 13 – #20YearsOfTumBin


Wed, 14 – Bastille Day

Wed, 14 – Conor McGregor’s birthday

Wed, 14 – #15YearsOfGolmaal (or #15YearsOfGolmaalFunUnlimited)

Wed, 14 – Grand Marnier Day

Wed, 14 – International Non-Binary People’s Day

Wed, 14 – International Nude Day (not to be taken literally!)

Wed, 14 – Mac and Cheese Day

Wed, 14 – Pandemonium Day

Wed, 14 – Shark Awareness Day


Thu, 15 – Get to Know Your Customers Day (third Thursday of July)

Thu, 15 – Give Something Away Day

Thu, 15 – Gummi Worm Day

Thu, 15 – I Love Horses Day

Thu, 15 – Malik release on Amazon Prime Video

Thu, 15 – Orange Chicken Day

Thu, 15 – Pet Fire Safety Day

Thu, 15 – Tapioca Pudding Day

Thu, 15 – #10YearsOfHarryPotterAndTheDeathlyHallowsPart2

Thu, 15 – #10YearsOfZindagiNaMilegiDobara (or #10YearsOfZNMD)

Thu, 15 – World Youth Skills Day


Fri, 16 – Corn Fritter Day

Fri, 16 – Fresh Spinach Day

Fri, 16 – Guinea Pig Appreciation Day

Fri, 16 – Katrina Kaif’s birthday

Fri, 16 – Toofan release on Amazon Prime Video

Fri, 16 – World Snake Day


Sat, 17 – Peach Ice Cream Day

Sat, 17 – Slovakia Independence Day

Sat, 17 – Tattoo Day

Sat, 17 – World Day for International Justice

Sat, 17 – World Emoji Day

Sat, 17 – Yellow Pig Day


Sun, 18 – Bhumi Pednekar’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Caviar Day

Sun, 18 – F1 British Grand Prix

Sun, 18 – Ice Cream Day (third Sunday of July)

Sun, 18 – Insurance Nerd Day

Sun, 18 – International Nelson Mandela Day

Sun, 18 – Kristen Bell’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Priyanka Chopra’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Richard Branson’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Smriti Mandhana’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Soundarya’s birthday

Sun, 18 – Sri Lanka vs India men’s cricket ODI 1 of 3

Sun, 18 – Vin Diesel’s birthday

Sun, 18 – World Listening Day


Mon, 19 – Benedict Cumberbatch’s birthday

Mon, 19 – Brian May’s birthday

Mon, 19 – Daiquiri Day

Mon, 19 – Get Out of the Doghouse Day


Tue, 20 – Ashadhi Ekadashi

Tue, 20 – Colombia Independence Day

Tue, 20 – Gisele Bündchen’s birthday

Tue, 20 – International Chess Day

Tue, 20 – Lollipop Day

Tue, 20 – Moon Day

Tue, 20 – Narappa release on Amazon Prime Video

Tue, 20 – Naseeruddin Shah’s birthday

Tue, 20 – Sri Lanka vs India men’s cricket ODI 2 of 3

Tue, 20 – Space Exploration Day

Tue, 20 – World Jump Day


Wed, 21 – Bakri Id (Eid-ul-Adha)

Wed, 21 – Belgian National Day

Wed, 21 – Ikkat release on Amazon Prime Video

Wed, 21 – Junk Food Day

Wed, 21 – Lamington Day

Wed, 21 – Robin Williams’ birthday


Thu, 22 – Hammock Day

Thu, 22 – Mango Day

Thu, 22 – Penuche Fudge Day

Thu, 22 – Pi Approximation Day

Thu, 22 – Sarpatta release on Amazon Prime Video

Thu, 22 – Selena Gomez’s birthday

Thu, 22 – Spooners (Spoonerism) Day

Thu, 22 – #10YearsOfSingham

Thu, 22 – World Brain Day


Fri, 23 – Bal Gangadhar Tilak’s birthday

Fri, 23 – Daniel Radcliffe’s birthday

Fri, 23 – Full Moon Night

Fri, 23 – Gorgeous Grandma Day

Fri, 23 – Himesh Reshammiya’s birthday

Fri, 23 – India vs Sri Lanka men’s cricket ODI 3 of 3

Fri, 23 – International Yada, Yada, Yada Day

Fri, 23 – Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day

Fri, 23 – Sprinkles Day

Fri, 23 – Suriya’s birthday

Fri, 23 – Vanilla Ice Cream Day

Fri, 23 – Woody Harrelson’s birthday


Sat, 24 – Amelia Earhart’s birthday

Sat, 24 – Asalha Puja

Sat, 24 – Azim Premji’s birthday

Sat, 24 – Cousins Day

Sat, 24 – Drive-Thru Day

Sat, 24 – Guru Purnima

Sat, 24 – International Self-Care Day

Sat, 24 – Jennifer Lopez’s birthday

Sat, 24 – #1YearOfDilBechara

Sat, 24 – Tell an Old Joke Day

Sat, 24 – Tequila Day


Sun, 25 – Carousel Day

Sun, 25 – Hot Fudge Sundae Day

Sun, 25 – India vs Sri Lanka men’s cricket T20 1 of 3

Sun, 25 – Jim Corbett’s birthday

Sun, 25 – Matt LeBlanc’s birthday

Sun, 25 – Parents’ Day (fourth Sunday of July)

Sun, 25 – #7YearsOfKick

Sun, 25 – Thread the Needle Day

Sun, 25 – Wine and Cheese Day


Mon, 26 – All or Nothing Day

Mon, 26 – Aunt & Uncle Day

Mon, 26 – Coffee Milkshake Day

Mon, 26 – Helen Mirren’s birthday

Mon, 26 – Holistic Therapy Day

Mon, 26 – Jason Statham’s birthday

Mon, 26 – Mick Jagger’s birthday

Mon, 26 – One Voice Day

Mon, 26 – Sandra Bullock’s birthday


Tue, 27 – Bagpipe Appreciation Day

Tue, 27 – Chicken Finger Day

Tue, 27 – Crème Brûlée Day

Tue, 27 – Gary Gygax’s birthday (a.k.a. Gary Gygax Day)

Tue, 27 – Kriti Sanon’s birthday

Tue, 27 – Scotch Day

Tue, 27 – Take Your Houseplant for a Walk Day

Tue, 27 – Take Your Pants for a Walk Day

Tue, 27 – Walk on Stilts Day


Wed, 28 – Dhanush’s birthday

Wed, 28 – Dulquer Salmaan’s birthday

Wed, 28 – #15YearsOfOmkara

Wed, 28 – Huma Qureshi’s birthday

Wed, 28 – Milk Chocolate Day

Wed, 28 – Peru Independence Day

Wed, 28 – Sri Lanka vs India men’s cricket T20 2 of 3

Wed, 28 – World Hepatitis Day


Thu, 29 – Chicken Wing Day

Thu, 29 – Chili Dog Day

Thu, 29 – International Tiger Day (read my review of the Vidya Balan movie Sherni here)

Thu, 29 – Intern Day (last Thursday of July)

Thu, 29 – JRD Tata’s birthday

Thu, 29 – Lasagna Day

Thu, 29 – Lipstick Day

Thu, 29 – Rain Day

Thu, 29 – Sanjay Dutt’s birthday

Thu, 29 – Sri Lanka vs India men’s cricket T20 3 of 3


Fri, 30 – Arnold Schwarzenegger’s birthday

Fri, 30 – Cheesecake Day

Fri, 30 – Christopher Nolan’s birthday

Fri, 30 – Father-in-law Day

Fri, 30 – Henry Ford’s birthday

Fri, 30 – Hilary Swank’s birthday

Fri, 30 – International Day of Friendship

Fri, 30 – Paperback Book Day

Fri, 30 – Share a Hug Day

Fri, 30 – Sonu Nigam’s birthday

Fri, 30 – Sonu Sood’s birthday

Fri, 30 – System Administrator Appreciation Day

Fri, 30 – Talk in an Elevator Day (last Friday of July)

Fri, 30 – World Day against Trafficking in Persons


Sat, 31 – Avocado Day

Sat, 31 – Harry Potter’s birthday

Sat, 31 – JK Rowling’s birthday

Sat, 31 – Kiara Advani’s birthday

Sat, 31 – Mutt Day

Sat, 31 – #1YearOfLootcase

Sat, 31 – #1YearOfRaatAkeliHai

Sat, 31 – #1YearOfShakuntalaDevi

Sat, 31 – Raspberry Cake Day

Sat, 31 – Uncommon Instrument Awareness Day

Sat, 31 – World Ranger Day


Last updated on Tue, 27 July 2021 at 9.04 p.m. The calendar also reflects the new Sri Lanka vs India mens cricket fixtures and the corrected dates for Zookeeper Week.

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