February 2021

Plan down to the petal with a printable calendar of popular holidays and occasions, consumer insights and marketing resources. 

July Calendar featured cherry pie

Photo offered for free use by Sidney Pearce on Unsplash

February Holidays & Observances

Black History Month#blackhistorymonth
American Heart Month#americanheartmonth
National Embroidery Month#nationalembroiderymonth
1M🌎World Interfaith Harmony Week (Feb 1-7)#interfaithharmonyweek
National Freedom Day#nationalfreedomday
2TuGroundhog Day#groundhogday
World Wetlands Day#worldwetlandsday
4Th🌎International Day of Human Fraternity#HumanFraternity
World Cancer Day#worldcancerday
5FNational Weatherperson's Day#nationalweatherpersonsday
6Sa🌎International Day of Zero Tolerance to Female Genital Mutilation#zerotolerance4fgm
7SuSuperbowl LV#superbowllv
National Send a Card to a Friend Day#sendacardtoafriendday
8MNational Boy Scouts Day#boyscoutsday
9TuNational Pizza Day#nationalpizzaday
Safer Internet Day#SID2021
10W🌎World Pulses Day#worldpulsesday
11Th🌎International Day of Women and Girls in Science#womeninscience
Inventors Day#inventorsday
12FChinese New Year#chinesenewyear
13Sa🌎World Radio Day#worldradioday
Galentine's Day#galentinesday
14SuValentine's Day#valentinesday
15M🇺🇸President's Day#presidentsday
Nirvana Day#nirvanaday
Susan B Anthony Day#susanbanthonyday
16TuShrove Tuesday#shrovetuesday
Mardi Gras#mardigras
17WAsh Wednesday#ashwednesday
Random Acts of Kindness Day#randomactsofkindnessday
18ThNational Battery Day#nationalbatteryday
20Sa🌎World Day of Social Justice#socialjusticeday
Love Your Pet Day#loveyourpetday
21Su🌎International Mother Language Day#imld
25ThIntercalary Days (Feb 25-28)#intercalarydays
🇺🇸United States Federal Holiday
🌎United Nations Observance

About February

February is the 2nd month of the year and the last month of winter. It has 28 days in common years, such as 2021, and 29 in leap years.

Top Consumer Spending Events

According to the National Retail Federation planned spending on both Super Bowl parties and Valentine’s Day has continued to accelerate over the years. In the midst of a global pandemic, sharing experiences and demonstrating our love and appreciation have become even more important while we strive to maintain a sense of connection.

View the planner below for insights and resources:

Super Bowl

Super Bowl

8th largest consumer spending event of the year //The Super Bowl is the annual championship game of the National Football League (NFL) and has been played on the first Sunday in February since 2004. It is the second largest day for US food consumption, after...

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Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day

5th largest consumer spending event of the year //Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day, began as a Western Christian feast day honoring an early Christian martyr named Saint Valentine. It became associated with romantic love in the 14th and 15th...

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February Symbology

Promote personalized birthday gifts by featuring February symbology.

  • February’s birthstone is the amethyst.
  • Its birth flowers are the violet, common primrose and the iris.
  • The zodiac signs for the month of February are Aquarious (water bearer)  until February 17 and Pisces (fish) February 18 onwards.

Printable February Calendar

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

If you embed on your site, we simply ask for credit and a link back →  February 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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