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April Social Holidays to Celebrate with Video

Lucas Killcoyne


Looking for content to post to your business’s social media channels in April? We’ve got you covered with a list of social holidays to celebrate in April, as well as a breakdown of where you should be posting your social ads this month.

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Check out the list below, and decide which holidays make sense for your business to celebrate on social. As a rule of thumb, your audience should be able to understand why you’re celebrating the holiday. That said, there are plenty of holidays to choose from this month, so there’s no need to reach for content ideas.

April Social Holidays

Like we said above, it makes sense to pick and choose which of these holidays make sense for your business and brand voice. That goes doubly for the number of religious holidays in April. If you’re in doubt about whether it’s appropriate for you to take part, steer clear. With that disclaimer out of the way, let’s get started! Keep scrolling past the list for video ideas from our team and the templates that you can use to create them.

  • National Autism Awareness Month
  • April Fool’s Day
  • Ramadan begins
  • Holy Thursday
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Sunday
  • Passover
  • World Health Day
  • National Pet Day
  • Tax Day
  • Emancipation Day
  • Administrative Professionals Day
  • International Creativity and Innovation Day
  • Earth Day
  • World Immunization Week
  • Arbor Day

Where to post your ads in April

You’ve created a video ad for your business; now it’s time to decide where to share. Explore the latest social media trends, then keep scrolling to check out our breakdown of the most popular platforms.


Instagram ads provide an opportunity for high traction and traffic to your site. We recommend using our Just Dropped template to catch eyes on IG. Whether you want to promote your new spring release or a seasonal sale, this easily customizable template can help you do it.


You can create a Facebook ad for nearly any industry but the top three industries where Facebook advertising works the best are fashion, auto, and ecommerce. Whether clothing or cars, use our Flash Sale template to create a sense of urgency for customers.


Running ads for a product or service that other businesses can benefit from? Create a business-to-business (B2B) ad with our New Launch Promo template, specifically designed for LinkedIn.

Create a deeper connection with viewers by narrating your video with Voice-over.


YouTube is your go-to for earning a high return on investment (ROI) from your ads. Use our TrueView for Action Ad for YouTube template for a video designed to convert on YouTube.


If you’re trying to reach a younger demographic, TikTok is the place for you. Try the Short Trendy Promo template for an eye-catching ad to reach buyers.

Get started

For more video inspiration, as well as feedback on your work from fellow video creators, join our private Facebook group, the Animoto Social Video Marketing Community.

Here’s wishing you a fruitful month ahead!