Great Themes Throughout the Year

Family Features delivers high-quality placements for our clients by working closely with more than 4,000 local media outlets to understand their needs and craft timely, engaging content that helps brands connect with consumers.

Timing tips:

  • We recommend making your content available 2-3 months prior to your key season to maximize local magazine and newspaper placements.
  • If you’re working on a tight timeline, our digital-only programs can be turned around in a matter of days.
  • Allow 1-2 weeks for project development and production.

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2019 Holidays and Special Dates

1.1 New Year's Day
1.21 Martin Luther King Jr. Day
2.3 Super Bowl
2.5 Chinese New Year
2.14 Valentine’s Day
3.5 Mardi Gras
3.6 Lent
3.10 Daylight Saving Time
3.17 St. Patrick's Day
3.20 First Day of Spring
4.15 Tax Day
4.19 Passover
4.21 Easter
5.5 Cinco de Mayo
5.12 Mother's Day
5.27 Memorial Day
6.16 Father's Day
6.21 First Day of Summer
7.4 Independence Day
9.2 Labor Day
9.22 October fest
9.23 First Day of Fall
9.29 Rosh Hashanah
10.31 Halloween
11.11 Veterans Day
11.28 Thanksgiving
12.21 First Day of Winter
12.22 Hanukkah
12.25 Christmas
12.26 Kwanzaa
 

 

Distribution Timeframes at a Glance

* Roundup Available

January

Craft Month (March)

March Madness

St. Patrick's Day

Spring Menus

Spring Cleaning *

Home Improvement *

Spring Break Travel

February

Easter/Passover

Tax Tips

Earth Day

National Gardening Month (April)

National Fitness Month (May)

Mother's Day

Cinco de Mayo

March

Summer Home Projects

Al Fresco Dining

Barbecue/Grilling

Memorial Day

Father's Day *

Graduation

Healthy Eating

April

Fourth of July *

Summer Safety

Vacation Planning

Outdoor Living Spaces

DIY Indoor & Outdoor

Grilling Menus *

Camping/Picnics

May

Outdoor Party Planning

National Immunization Awareness Month (August)

Swimming Safety

Back-to-School Menus *

Moving Tips

Lawncare

June

Home Upgrades

Fitness/Nutrition

Back-to-School Gear *

Summer Birthday Parties

Fall Home & Garden

Beat the Summer Heat

July

Labor Day

Tailgating / Football

Fall Foods

Breast Cancer Awareness

Fall Lawn Care

Fall Decor

August

Halloween

Winterizing Your Home

Veterans Day

Comfort Foods

Holiday Meals *

Diabetes Awareness Month (November)

Preparing Your Home for Guests

September

Thanksgiving

Christmas / Hanukkah *

New Year's Entertaining

Holiday Travel

Holiday Gift Guides *

Winter Travel

Technology

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

October

Comfort Foods

Indoor Home Improvements

Declutter / Organization Tips

New Year, New You *

Winter Automotive Care

Healthy Lifestyles *

National Eye Care Month (January)

November

Wedding / Bridal

Super Bowl

Summer Camps (Featured in February)

Valentine's Day

Presidents Day

American Heart Month (February)

Black History Month

December

Home Improvement

Winter Crafts

Mardi Gras / Lent

Seafood Recipes

Women's History Month (March)

American Red Cross (March)

Fire Prevention Month (March)