March 2024 Calendar
Embrace the fresh perspective that a change of season brings. Our March 2024 briefing includes a printable calendar of popular holidays and occasions, consumer insights, and marketing resources to help you plan for the big thaw.
March 2024 Holidays & Observances
|National Women's History Month||#womenshistorymonth|
|Irish American Heritage Month||#irishamerican|
|National Craft Month||#nationalcraftmonth|
|1||F||🌎||Zero Discrimination Day||#zerodiscriminationday|
|National Day of Unplugging||#NationalDayOfUnplugging|
|National Employee Appreciation Day||#EmployeeAppreciationDay|
|Nineteen-Day Fast (March 1-19)||#19dayfast|
|2||Sa||National Read Across America Day||#ReadAcrossAmerica|
|3||Su||🌎||World Wildlife Day||#WorldWildlifeDay|
|4||M||National Grammar Day||#NationalGrammarDay|
|6||W||National Dentist's Day||#DentistsDay|
|7||Th||National Cereal Day||#NationalCerealDay|
|National Be Heard Day||#NationalBeHeardDay|
|8||F||🌎||International Women's Day||#BeBoldForChange|
|National Proofreading Day||#NationalProofreadingDay|
|National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day||#NWGHAAD|
|National Pack Your Lunch Day||#NationalPackYourLunchDay|
|🌎||International Day of Women Judges|
|11||M||Ramadan - Islamic (Mar. 11 - Apr. 9)||#Ramadan|
|World Plumbing Day||#WorldPlumbingDay|
|National Napping Day||#NationalNappingDay|
|National Worship of Tools Day||#WorshipOfToolsDay|
|12||Tu||National Girl Scout Day||#GirlScoutDay|
|14||Th||Potato Chip Day||#NationalPotatoChipDay|
|Popcorn Lovers Day||#PopcornLoversDay|
|World Kidney Day||#WorldKidneyDay|
|15||F||World Contact Day||#worldcontactday|
|World Consumer Rights Day||#WCRD2021|
|World Sleep Day||#WorldSleepDay|
|Red Nose Day||#RedNoseDay|
|16||Sa||National Freedom of Information Day||#FreedomOfInformationDay|
|17||Su||St. Patrick's Day||#StPatricksDay|
|18||M||Holi - Hindu||#holi|
|Awkward Moments Day||#NationalAwkwardMomentsDay|
|Clean Monday - Eastern Christian||#cleanmonday|
|19||Tu||Spring Equinox||#springequinox #FirstDayofSpring|
|Hola Mohalla - Sikh||#holamohalla|
|National Let's Laugh Day||#NationalLetsLaughDay|
|20||W||🌎||International Day of Happiness||#InternationalDayofHappiness|
|🌎||French Language Day||#frenchlanguageday|
|World Storytelling Day||#WorldStorytellingDay|
|World Oral Health Day||#WOHD|
|21||Th||🌎||International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination||#iderd|
|🌎||International Day of Nowrúz||#nowruz|
|🌎||World Poetry Day||#worldpoetryday|
|🌎||World Down Syndrome Day||#worlddownsyndromeday|
|🌎||International Day of Forests||#internationaldayofforests|
|🌎||Week of Solidarity with the Peoples Struggling against Racism (March 21 - 27)||#WorldAgainstRacism|
|22||F||🌎||World Water Day||#WorldWaterDay|
|23||Sa||🌎||World Meteorology Day||#worldmeteorologyday|
|Earth Hour Day||#EarthHour|
|National Puppy Day||#NationalPuppyDay|
|24||Su||Palm Sunday - Christian||#palmsunday|
|Purim - Jewish||#purim|
|🌎||World Tuberculosis Day||#worldtuberculosisday|
|🌎||International Day for the Right to the Truth concerning Gross Human Rights Violations and for the Dignity of Victims||#righttothetruth|
|25||M||🌎||International Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade||#slavetradeabolition|
|🌎||International Day of Solidarity with Detained and Missing Staff Members||#UNStaffMembers|
|Tolkien Reading Day||#TolkienReadingDay|
|International Waffle Day||#internationalwaffleday|
|26||Tu||American Diabetes Association Alert Day||#AmericanDiabetesAssociationAlertDay|
|National Spinach Day||#NationalSpinachDay|
|Khordad Sal - Zoroastrian||#khordadsal|
|28||Th||Holy Thurday - Christian||#holythursday|
|29||F||Good Friday - Christian||#goodfriday|
|National Take a Walk in the Park Day||#NationalWalkInTheParkDay|
|31||Su||Easter - Christian||#eastermonday|
|Cesar Chavez Day||#cesarchavezday|
|World Backup Day||#WorldBackupDay|
|Transgender Day of Visibility||#TDOV|
|🇺🇸||United States Federal Holiday|
|🌎||United Nations Observance|
March is the 3rd month of the year and the first month of spring. For those in the north it brings the great thaw and along with it the promise of ice free walk ways.
Top Consumer Spending Events
According to the National Retail Federation (NRP) St. Patrick’s Day and Easter are the major events that drive consumer spending during the month. While we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, we’ve learned that enthusiasm for keeping our traditions and connections strong has only grown.
View the planners below for insights and resources:
A top annual consumer spending event //St. Patrick's Day, also known as the Feast of St. Patrick, is a long standing cultural and religious celebration occurring annually on March 17th. It both commemorates Saint Patrick and celebrates the heritage and culture of the...
6th largest consumer spending event of the year //Easter arrives on March 31st in 2024. 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...
Offer personalized birthday gifts by featuring March symbology.
- March’s birthstones are the aquamarine and bloodstone.
- Its birth flower is the daffodil.
- The zodiac signs for the month of March are Pisces (fish) until March 19 and Aries (ram) March 20 onwards.
Printable March 2024 Calendar with Holidays
Click to download and print a PDF of the March calendar with all holidays and occasions listed above.
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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:
- National Day Calendar tracks nearly 1500 national days, weeks, and months
- National Today has a search function to find days that align with your brand and category
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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