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April Social Holidays to Celebrate with Video

Lucas Killcoyne

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Looking for content to post to your business’s social media channels in April? We’ve got you covered with your 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.

  • April 1: April Fool’s Day
  • April 1: Holy Thursday
  • April 2: Good Friday
  • April 2: Autism Awareness Day
  • April 3: National Handmade Day
  • April 4: Easter Sunday
  • April 4: Passover Ends
  • April 7: World Health Day
  • April 11: National Pet Day
  • April 13: Ramadan Begins
  • April 14: National Pan American Day
  • April 15: Tax Day
  • April 16: Emancipation Day
  • April 21: Administrative Professionals Day
  • April 21: International Creativity and Innovation Day
  • April 22: Earth Day
  • April 24-30: World Immunization Week
  • April 30: 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. Find out where your audience is browsing by generation and explore the latest social media trends, then keep scrolling to check out our breakdown of the most popular platforms.

Instagram

Instagram ads provide an opportunity for high traction and traffic to your site. We recommend using our Bite-sized Product Intro template to catch eyes on IG.

Facebook

Facebook remains the most highly trafficked social platform, and a solid option for reaching your audience from a distance. Let users know where to browse with our Find Us Online template.

LinkedIn

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.

YouTube

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.

Pinterest

Pinterest allows you to target your audience by specific interests, and video pins are ruling users’ boards right now. Try the Vertical Recipe template for an eye-catching ad to reach your niche.

Did we miss anything?

If we missed any essential April holidays, let us know in the comments! 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, and we’ll see you right back here a month from now for May’s social holiday calendar!