April 2022 Calendar

Get your plans sorted. Our April 2022 marketing briefing includes a printable calendar of popular holidays and occasions, consumer insights, and marketing resources.

July Calendar featured cherry pie

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April 2022 Holidays & Observances

Genocide Awareness Month#genocideawarenessmonth
National Poetry Month#nationalpoetrymonth
Arab American Heritage Month#AAHM
1FApril Fools Day#aprilfools
2Sa🌎World Autism Awareness Day#worldautismawarenessday
3SuFind a Rainbow Day#FindARainbowDay
Ramadan - Islamic (Apr. 3 - May 2)#Ramadan
4M🌎International Day for Mine Awareness and Assistance in Mine Action#morethanmines
5Tu🌎International Day of Conscience#internationaldayofconscience
6W🌎International Day of Sport for Development and Peace#idsdp
National Walking Day#nationalwalkingday
7Th🌎World Health Day#letstalk
🌎International Day of Reflection on the 1994 Genocide Against the Tutsi in Rwanda#preventgenocide
National Beer Day#NatioanlBeerDay
8FDay of Silence#DayOfSilence
9Sa
10SuNational Siblings Day#NationalSiblingsDay
Encourage a Young Writer Day#EncourageAYoungWriterDay
Palm Sunday - Christian#palmsunday
Rama Navami - Hindu#RamaNavami
11MNational Pet Day#NationalPetDay
12Tu🌎International Day of Human Space Flight#HumanSpaceFlightDay
13W
14Th🌎World Chagas Disease Day#WorldChagasDiseaseDay
Vaisakhi (also spelled Baisakhi) - Sikh#vaisakhi
Holy Thursday - Christian#holythursday
15FGood Friday - Christian#goodfriday
16SaPassover/Pesach - Jewish#passover #pesach
Theravada New Year - Buddhist#TheravadaNewYear
National Stress Awareness Day#StressAwarenessDay
17SuHaiku Poetry Day#HaikuPoetryDay
Easter - Christian#eastermonday
18MNational Columnists' Day#NationalColumnistDay
Easter Monday#eastermonday
Tax Day#TaxDay
19TuWear Your Pajamas to Work Day#PJDay
20W🌎Chinese Language Day#chineselanguageday
Festival of Ridván (Apr 20 - May 1)#Ridván
National Look-Alike Day#NationalLookAlikeDay
21Th🌎World Creativity and Innovation Day#creativityandinnovationday
National High Five Day#NH5D
Get to Know Your Customers Day#GetToKnowYourCustomersDay
22F🌎International Mother Earth Day#EarthDay2022
23Sa🌎World Book and Copyright Day#WorldBookDay
🌎English Language Day#englishlanguageday
🌎Spanish Language Day#spanishlanguageday
Record Store Day#recordstore
National Picnic Day#NationalPicnicDay
24Su🌎International Day of Multilateralism and Diplomacy for Peace#diplomacyday
🌎World Immunization Week (Apr 24 - 30)#immunizationweek
Armenian Martyrs' Day#armenianmartyrsday
25M🌎International Delegate's Day#delegatesday
🌎World Malaria Day#EndMalariaForGood
National Telephone Day#NationalTelephoneDay
26Tu🌎International Chernobyl Disaster Remembrance Day#chernobyldisasterday
🌎World Intellectual Property Day#WorldIPDay
Lesbian Visibility Day#lesbianvisibilityday
27WLailat al-Qadr - Islamic#LailatAlQadr #LaylatUlQadr
Denim Day#denimday
National Administrative Professionals Day#AdministrativeProfessionalsDay
28Th🌎World Day for Safety and Health at Work#shwday
🌎International Girls in ICT Day#GirlsinICT
Yom Hashoah - Jewish#yomhashoah
Take our Daughters and Sons to Work Day#COUNTONME
29FInternational Dance Day#InternationalDanceDay
Arbor Day#arborday
30Sa🌎International Jazz Day#JazzDay
National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day#AdoptAShelterPetDay
National Honesty Day#NationalHonestyDay
🇺🇸United States Federal Holiday
🌎United Nations Observance

About April

April is the 4th month of the year and the second month of spring.

Top Consumer Spending Events

According to the National Retail Federation (NRP), Easter and Mother’s Day are the major events that drive consumer spending during the month of April. 

View the planners below for insights and resources:

Easter

Easter

6th largest consumer spending event of the year //Easter arrives on April 17th in 2022. It is observed with religious services commemorating the resurrection of Jesus from the dead and celebrated widely with egg decorating, Easter baskets, bunnies, egg hunts, and...

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Mother’s Day

Mother’s Day

4th largest consumer spending event of the year //Mother's Day occurs annually on the second Sunday of May and falls on May 9 in 2021. It began being celebrated in the United States in the early 20th century at the initiative of Anna Jarvis who held a memorial for her...

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Graduation Season

Graduation Season

A top annual consumer spending event //Late spring issues in graduation season  as folks gather to celebrate their high school and college graduates. We are expecting those celebrations to take place mainly outdoors as we will still be in the midst of the vaccine...

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April Symbology

Offer personalized birthday gifts by featuring April symbology.

  • April’s birthstone is the diamond.
  • Its birth flowers are the daisy and sweetpea.
  • The zodiac signs for the month of April are Aries (ram) until April 20 and Taurus (bull) April 21 onwards.

Printable April 2022 Calendar

Click to download and print a PDF of the April calendar with all holidays and occasions listed above.

If you embed on your site, we simply ask for credit and a link back →  April Calendar by Annum. 

Regarding the Holidays and Occasions We Have Chosen

Our goal in creation of these calendars is to make marketing planning easier. So, in order to keep things simple we have chosen to focus on the top 12 consumer spending events as identified by the National Retail Federation; U.S. Federal Holidays; significant religious, ethnic, and cultural holidays that represent the diversity of the U.S. population as identified by ADL; and popular hashtag holidays that provide an opportunity for a natural business tie-in.

If you are interested in finding more occasions to commemorate here are a few resources:

Note that Bahá’í, Jewish, and Islamic holidays begin at sundown the previous day and end at sundown on the date listed.

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