UFOs, Hot Dogs, And Babies Oh My! Opportunities For Content Marketing This July

By Jess Budde

Each month, we’ve been bringing you some great, current events-based content marketing ideas. Well, it’s that time again and boy do we have a treat for you! July is chuck-full of days dedicated to celebrating everything from frying eggs to our independence, and there’s plenty happening in the sports and pop culture worlds too. It’s all about finding a creative tie-in to your brand, so feast your eyes on the list below and take your pick.

Independence Day


  • July 1 – Canada Day, National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day, Build A Scarecrow Day
  • July 2 – World UFO Day
  • July 3 – Stay Out Of The Sun Day, Compliment Your Mirror Day
  • July 4 – Independence Day, Sidewalk Egg Frying Day, National Country Music Day
  • July 5 – Workaholics Day
  • July 6 – International Kissing Day, National Fried Chicken Day
  • July 8 – Video Game Day (not to be confused with September’s National Video Games Day)
  • July 9 – National Sugar Cookie Day
  • July 10 – Teddy Bear Picnic Day
  • July 11 – World Population Day, National Cheer Up The Lonely Day
  • July 12 – Cow Appreciation Day
  • July 13 – National French Fries Day, Embrace Your Geekness Day
  • July 14 – Bastille Day
  • July 16 – International Juggling Day
  • July 18 – National Caviar Day
  • July 24 – Amelia Earhart Day
  • July 27 – Bagpipe Appreciation Day
  • July 28 – Parents’ Day, National Milk Chocolate Day
  • July 29 – National Lasagna Day

baked beans


  • July is the official month of: Blueberries, Parks & Recreation, Bladder Cancer Awareness, Hot Dogs, Cell Phone Courtesy, UV Safety, Baked Beans, Anti-Boredom, and Culinary Arts.
  • The “Dog Days” of Summer are here. On average, July is the warmest month of the year.


  • July 5 – NHL Free Agency Begins
  • July 6 – NASCAR Coke Zero 400
  • Wimbledon is still on through July 7
  • July 14-21 – British Open
  • July 16 – 84th MLB All-Star Game
  • July 17 – The ESPYS
  • Tour de France is still on through July 21
  • July 28 – Baseball Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremonies

royal baby

Pop Culture

  • July 18 – This year’s Emmy nominations will be announced
  • July 19-21 – Pitchfork Music Festival
  • July ?? - The Royal Baby is due this month!

Get creative with your content marketing strategy, and don’t be afraid to have a little fun with it. Needless to say, there’s plenty of fun to be had. Be sure to check back in a few weeks for a heaping portion of August suggestions!

By Jess Budde


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Vice President of Marketing Operations & Client Services

Jess Budde

Jess is our Vice President of Marketing Operations and Client Service, and the co-host of our weekly Marketing O’Clock podcast. She joined Cypress North in 2013 and works out of our Buffalo office.

Jess works closely with both our clients and our internal team, overseeing account staffing to ensure client satisfaction. She co-manages our agency’s digital marketing department, works to facilitate cross-departmental collaboration internally, and acts as an account lead for a few of our clients. Jess also explores new opportunities for our existing clients and prospects.

A Western New York native, Jess graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communication studies from Niagara University before attending Syracuse University, where she earned her master’s degree in television, radio, and film. Before joining Cypress North, she worked in series development, talent, and casting at MTV during the golden era with Jersey Shore.

When Jess isn’t working or staying up to date on the latest digital marketing news, she enjoys spending time outside, hanging out with her son, and watching the entire Sons of Anarchy series on repeat.  You may also find her slinging beers at Brewed & Bottled, the bottle shop and craft beer bar she runs with her husband.

Jess is an amateur ornithologist, Limp Bizkit lover, Candy Crush professional, and hot sauce connoisseur who enjoys burning herself into oblivion with the hottest sauce she can find.