25 Excuses to Host an In-Store Event

 In Be Calendar Relevant, Create Community, Drive Traffic, Support Local Charities

Looking for a reason to have a little fun with your customers or shake things up a bit? Look no further! Check out our handy dandy list of excuses to host a get together in your store, restaurant or cafe! Bonus: host these events with your charity partner to have fun and do some good!

  1. Back to School Shopping (January & August)
  2. Hot Tea Month (January)
  3. Cheese Lover’s Day (January 20)
  4. Chocolate Lovers Month (February)
  5. Random Acts of Kindness Day (February 17)
  6. National Craft Month (March)
  7. Daylight Savings Time Starts (March 9)
  8. First Day of Spring (March 20)
  9. Anniversary of the Corkscrew Patent (March 27)
  10. National Have Fun at Work Day (April 1)
  11. Barbecue Month (May)
  12. Star Wars Day (May 4)
  13. “Have a Coke!” Day (May 8)
  14. Take Your Dog to Work Day (June 20)
  15. National Camera Day (June 29)
  16. Fried Chicken Day (July 6)
  17. Hot Fudge Sundae Day (July 25)
  18. Tax Free Shopping (August)
  19. International Beer Day (August 2)
  20. Talk Like a Pirate Day (September 19)
  21. International Coffee Day (September 30)
  22. Homemade Cookie Day (October 1)
  23. Children’s Book Week (October 6)
  24. Pizza with the Works Day (November 12)
  25. “Hi Neighbor!” Month (December)

Members, for more ideas on ways to have fun with your customers, check out Event Marketing Calendar and all of our Marketing Activities!

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