International health and fitness days can be a fantastic marketing tool for your business. They usually receive global media coverage which you can leverage in your gym, fitness studio, or with coaching clients.

In this article – we share a list of upcoming health and fitness awareness days for 2024 plus a downloadable PDF calendar. Bookmark this page now to refer to all year round!

Whether you’re a personal trainer, nutritionist, or health club owner, wellbeing awareness days can help to spark interest in your services.

The key is to integrate them into your marketing campaigns, blog articles, social media posts, and events. If you know about them ahead of time, then you can use them to their full potential. So, we’ve scoured the internet for health promotion days and religious festivals that might be relevant to your business.

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A calendar of health, fitness & nutrition awareness days for this year. Get access for free when you join our email list…

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Health Days in January

  • 1st Jan – New Year’s Day
  • 2nd Jan – Personal Trainer Awareness Day
  • Weight Loss Awareness Month
  • Dry January (UK)
  • Veganuary

February Health Awareness Days

  • 4th Feb – World Cancer Day
  • 10th Feb – Chinese New Year
  • 14th Feb – Valentine’s Day
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March Dates

April Dates

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Health Days in May

  • 17th May – World Hypertension Day
  • 20th-25th May – Walk to School Week
  • 20th-24th May – World Salt Awareness Week
  • 21st May – World Meditation Day
  • 29th May – World Digestive Health Day
  • 30th May – National Senior Health & Fitness Day (USA)
  • 31st May – World No Tobacco Day
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Physical Fitness & Sports Month
  • National Walking Month (UK)

Health Days in June

  • 3rd-9th June – National Growing for Wellbeing Week (UK)
  • 9th-15th June – Diabetes Awareness Week
  • 10th-16th June – Bike Week
  • 14th Jun – World Blood Donor Day
  • 17th-23rd Jun – National School Sport Week
  • 21st Jun – International Yoga Day
  • 26th-30th Jun – World Wellbeing Week
  • Men’s Health Month
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July Health Awareness Days

  • 7th Jul – Thank You Day
  • 8th-14th Jul (TBC) – Alcohol Awareness Week

August Awareness Days

  • 1st Aug – Cycle to Work Day
  • We aren’t aware of any other national days related to health during August but feel free to use the contact form if you have suggestions.

You might also like – since July and August are traditionally quiet times for fitness businesses, you might like to run a summer promotion.

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September Dates

  • 13th Sep – Celiac Disease Awareness Day
  • 20th Sep – National Fitness Day (UK)
  • 21st Sep – National Dance Day (USA)
  • 23rd-29th Sep – World Reflexology Week 
  • 23rd-29th Sep (TBC) – Balance Awareness Week
  • 29th Sep – World Heart Day
  • Organic September
  • Vascular Disease Awareness Month

October Dates

  • 1st Oct – World Vegetarian Day
  • 7th Oct – Child Health Day (USA)
  • 2nd Oct – Rosh Hashanah begins
  • 7th-11th Oct – National Work Life Week (UK)
  • 10th Oct – World Mental Health Day
  • 11th Oct – Yom Kippur begins
  • 14th-20th Oct – Malnutrition Awareness Week
  • 20th Oct – World Osteoporosis Day
  • 29th Oct – World Stroke Day
  • 31st Oct – Halloween
  • Go Sober For October Month (UK)
  • National Cholesterol Month
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November Health Awareness Days

  • 1st Nov – Diwali
  • 3rd-10th Nov – National Spa Week 
  • 4th-10th Nov – Global Prebiotics Week
  • 6th Nov – Stress Awareness Day (UK)
  • 19th Nov – International Men’s Day
  • 28th Nov – Thanksgiving (USA)
  • Good Nutrition Month
  • National Diabetes Month (USA & UK)
  • World Vegan Month

December Dates

  • 1st Dec – Eat a Red Apple Day
  • 25th Dec – Christmas
  • 31st Dec – New Year’s Eve
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So, there you have a round-up of all the global and national health awareness days for 2024. Integrate them into your marketing plans so that you can benefit from wide-spread media interest in them. With the might of global institutions like the United Nations and World Health Organisation behind many of them, you can be sure that they’ll gain attention.

This is why we include a world health calendar for 2024 in our social media kits. It includes key health awareness dates that are relevant to gyms, personal trainers, health coaches, nutritionists, and wellness professionals. 

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Caroline @ Wellness Creative Co

Qualified personal trainer (BSc Sports Science) & nutritionist (MSc Human Nutrition) with 15+ years of fitness & wellness marketing experience working with global brands.