Promotions around the holidays are a great way to boost conversions. If you’re based in America, you have great opportunities to sell items around holidays like the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving, Christmas, Valentine’s Day and more.
But there’s more than just the American way. If you sell internationally, don’t forget about holidays in other countries. These are great times to run promotions and rope in some extra conversions.
We compiled a list of prominent North American holidays by country to help you boost your sales.
- Constitution Day (First Monday in February): A celebration of Mexican pride, Día de la Constitución stems back to the creation of the country’s constitution in 1917. Parades, festivals and family get-togethers mark the event.
- Benito Juarez’s Birthday (Third Monday of March): This is a day to commemorate the famous Mexican politician’s legacy.
- Labor Day (May 1): This date marks a similar celebration to America’s Labor Day.
- Independence Day (September 16): Commemorating the start of the Independence War in 1810, Día de la Indepencía is a great celebration of national pride.
- Revolution Day (Third Monday in November): Día de la Revolución was created to celebrate the 1910 movement that led to the overthrow of dictator José de la Cruz Porfirio Díaz Mori.
- Family Day (Third Monday in February): Established to encourage family values, this holiday is celebrated at different times depending on the province. The majority of Canada, however, celebrates it on the third Monday in February.
- Victoria Day (Last Monday on or before May 24): A federal Canadian public holiday, Victoria Day was established to celebrate Queen Victoria’s birthday.
- Canada Day (July 1): Canada Day is a federal statutory holiday resembling Memorial Day in America.
- Thanksgiving Day (Second Monday in October): A fall tradition, Canada’s Thanksgiving Day is similar to America’s, albeit with a different historical significance.