Promotion Planning Guide

Here is the 2014 Promotion Planning Guide — a list of holidays and information about special celebrations during the month.

JANUARY
1 – New Year’s Day
20 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Birthday
31 – Chinese New Year

FEBRUARY
National Cherry Month
National Macadamia Nut Month
2 – Groundhog Day
3 – Anniversary of the Constitution
8 – Boy Scout Day
12 – Lincoln’s Birthday
14 – Valentine’s Day
17 – Presidents’ Day
22 – Washington’s Birthday
24 – Flag Day

MARCH
National Frozen Food Month
National Peanut Month
4 – Fat Tuesday, Mardi Gras
5 – Ash Wednesday
9 – Daylight Saving Time Begins
17 – St. Patrick’s Day
20 – Beginning of Spring

APRIL
1 – April Fools’ Day
13 – Palm Sundae
14 – Passover Begins
15 – Income Taxes Due
18 – Good Friday
20 – Easter
22 – Earth Day
23 – Administrative Professionals Day

MAY
National Strawberry Month
1 – May Day
5 – Cinco de Mayo
11 – Mothers’ Day
12 – Nurses Day
17 – Armed Forces Day
26 – Memorial Day (Observed)

JUNE
National Dairy Month
14 – Flag Day
15 – Fathers’ Day
21 – Beginning of Summer

JULY
National Ice Cream Month
4 – Independence Day
20 – National Ice Cream Day

AUGUST
5 – Friendship Day
19 – National Aviation Day
26 – Women’s Equality Day

SEPTEMBER
National Honey Month
1 – Labor Day
7 – Grandparent’s Day
11 – Patriot Day
22 – Autumn begins

OCTOBER
National Dessert Month
13 – Columbus Day (Observed)
16 – National Boss Day
18 – Sweetest Day
24 – United Nations Day
31 – Halloween

NOVEMBER
Peanut Butter Lover’s Month
4 – Daylight Savings Time Ends
5 – Election Day
11 – Veterans Day
27 – Thanksgiving Day

DECEMBER
7 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day
10 – Human Rights Day
21 – Winter Begins
25 – Christmas Day
26 – Boxing Day
26 – Kwanzaa Begins
31 – New Year’s Eve