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February Social Holidays to Celebrate with Video

Eliza Talvola


It may be the shortest month of the year, but February offers plenty of opportunities for you to boost engagement online and among internal teams. In this blog, we’ll share our list of the holidays you need to know about and how to make the most of them with video.

February Social Holidays to Celebrate with Video

To start, think about what your goals are for your business this month. Are you promoting a sale, boosting audience engagement, or simply working on establishing a more consistent social media presence? Make sure you clearly state and communicate your goal before you get started.

Next, determine which holiday celebrations make the most sense for your business and create your video calendar. Here are some in-depth ideas and free Animoto templates to help you get started.

February social holidays

Full Month: Black History Month Full Month: National Heart Health Month February 2: Groundhog Day February 2: National Wear Red Day February 4: World Cancer Day February 10: International Day of Women and Girls in Science February 11: Super Bowl Sunday February 13: Galentine’s Day February 14: Valentine’s Day February 17: Random Acts of Kindness Day February 19: Presidents’ Day February 29: Rare Disease Day

February video ideas and examples

The earlier you get started creating your videos, the more prepared you can be for the holidays. From brand awareness to sales promotion, February’s holidays will give you the chance to market your business in unique and impactful ways.

Black History Month

February is Black History Month, offering up 28 days of opportunities for further education, advocacy, and action in support of racial justice and equality. There are countless ways to participate this month, from supporting black-owned businesses to sharing the history of Black History Month.

Share all of the ways you’re practicing anti-racism this month with video, and encourage those in your own community to move toward a place of inclusivity with an Impactful Quote video. Get creative with our holiday elements to make your video your own and engage your audience.

Or, inspire your audience to take action and donate to organizations that support and empower Black communities and individuals. Check out the Non-Profit List template below and add even more organizations that are important to you.

Chinese New Year

Start the Year of the Rabbit with a celebration and a little bit of luck! Our Lunar New Year template is decked in red to help you bring prosperity and good luck into the new year. Share well wishes or shine the spotlight on your favorite holiday tradition.

Galentine’s Day

Romance is great and all, but Galentine’s Day is all about celebrating and appreciating friendships. Use our Valentine’s Day List template to share fun ideas for celebrating Galentine’s Day, and be sure to highlight any sales, events, or deals your business is having in honor of the occasion.

Valentine's Day

Love it or hate it, Valentine’s Day is one of the busiest times of the year for businesses. In fact, it’s the fifth largest spending event in the United States! Don’t let this important holiday slip through the cracks. Promote your V-Day discounts using our Valentine's Day Ad template.

Don’t forget to say “I love you” to the people who are nearest and dearest to your heart! Create a heartfelt video valentine for your partner, friend, children, or family member to share love. Just add your own photos and a warm message to make it your own.

Love is love

During this season of romance, remember that love looks different for everyone. Use this hallmark holiday to celebrate equality and encourage your followers to support the LGBTQ+ community.

Use our Call-to-Action Quote template to send a message of unity and love, and to share which organizations your followers can support this month. You can even add voice-overs and webcam recordings to create a more personal and authentic connection with your audience..

Presidents’ Day

Everyone loves a good sale, and Presidents’ Day always delivers on deals. Customize our Winter Sale template and spread the word about your holiday discount.

Get started

How has your 2024 been? Feeling inspired and ready to take on month two? Tag us in your videos or use the #MadeWithAnimoto hashtag so we can see your videos and maybe even share them ourselves! Happy video making