20 Free Canva Templates for August 2022

To complement our monthly blog post, 100+ Content Ideas and Inspiration for August 2022, we’re giving away 20 FREE Canva Templates created for 20 different special days/events happening in August.

You’re free to use these templates on your social media. You can change fonts and colours, and add your logo or any other images you like. We used to offer our templates individually but now we’ve decided to just let you open the whole file in Canva and select the templates you want to use.  Just subscribe down below and receive a Canva link that will open in your Canva account in one design folder for you to edit.

If you need a hand working with Canva, please check our YouTube channel. There you’ll find many Canva Quick Tips tutorials to make your life easier!

All the templates are Instagram size, 1080px x 1080px, but you can, of course, resize them using Canva’s Resize app if you have a Canva Pro account. If you want to try Canva Pro for 45 days for free, click here.


1. Watermelon Day - 3rd August

The concept behind National Watermelon Day is a very simple one; it is all about celebrating this tasty and delicious fruit.


Watermelon Day August 2022

Have some fresh watermelon on 3rd August as it's #WatermelonDay . Click To Tweet


2. International Owl Awareness Day - 4th August

International Owl Awareness Day (IOAD) raises awareness about our beloved nocturnal raptors annually on August 4th.


International Owl Awareness Day August 2022


Respect Wildlife Respect Owls #OwlDay 4th August Click To Tweet


3. International Beer Day - 5th August

International Beer Day is a celebration on the first Friday of every August founded in 2007 in Santa Cruz, California by Jesse Avshalomov.

International Beer Day

Have some good local beer today, 7th August on #BeerDay Click To Tweet


4. Lighthouse Day - 7th August

Each year, August 7th is celebrated as National Lighthouse Day, with lighthouse groups offering the general public a host of fun-learning activities to enjoy.

Lighthouse Day August 2022

Where is your nearest lighthouse? Time to look out on #LighthouseDay 7th August Click To Tweet


5. International Cat Day - 8th August

International Cat Day is a celebration which takes place on 8th August of every year. It was created in 2002 by the International Fund for Animal Welfare. It is a day to raise awareness for cats and learn about ways to help and protect them.

International Cat Day August 2022

We Love Cats! Celebrate #CatDay on 8 August Click To Tweet


6. World Lion Day - 10th August

August 10th is a day for people to come together from across the world to pay tribute to the mighty lion in as many ways as possible.

World Lion Day August 2022

Adopt a lion online today 10 August and save his life. #WorldLionDay Click To Tweet


7. World Elephant Day - 12th August

World Elephant Day is an international annual event on August 12th, dedicated to the preservation and protection of the world’s elephants.

World Elephant Day August 2022

#ElephantDay - 12 August. Adopt an elephant online and save their life in wildlife at https://support.wwf.org.uk/adopt-an-elephant. Click To Tweet


8. International Lefthanders Day - 13th August

International Left-Handers Day is an international day observed annually on August 13th to celebrate the uniqueness and differences of left-handed individuals.

International Lefthanders Day August 2022

If you're right-handed, try to write with your left hand today #LefthandersDay - 13 August Click To Tweet


9. Relaxation Day - 15th August

Sometimes, you just have to stop and smell the roses. So, on August 15th, we celebrate National Relaxation Day.

Relaxation Day August 2022

Relax and chill this #RelaxationDay - 15th August Click To Tweet


10. Tell a Joke Day - 16th August

National Tell A Joke Day is the perfect idea to share some laughs with all of your loved ones! After all, laughter is good for the soul.

Tell a Joke Day

Make others laugh this #tellajokeday - 16 August Click To Tweet

11. International Orangutan Day - 19th August

In order to show our love for orangutans, International Orangutan Day has been set for August 19th, EVERY YEAR! This day is meant to help encourage the public to take action in protecting this amazing species in the wild.

International Orangutan Day August 2022

Adopt an orangutan online https://redapes.org/adopt this #OrangutanDay - 19 August Click To Tweet


12. World Mosquito Day - 20th August

World Mosquito Day, observed annually on 20th August, is a commemoration of British doctor Sir Ronald Ross’s discovery in 1897 that female anopheline mosquitoes transmit malaria to humans.


World Mosquito Day

Don't kill mosquitos, use mosquito nets instead. #WorldMosquitoDay - 20th August Click To Tweet


13. World Entrepreneur Day - 21st August

The purpose of World Entrepreneur Day is to create awareness for entrepreneurship, innovation and leadership throughout the world.

World Entrepreneur Day August 2022

Celebrate your success this #EntrepreneurDay - 21 August Click To Tweet


14. World Dog Day - 24th August

World Dog Day or National Dog Day (the more commonly used term) is celebrated on August 24th every year.


World Dog Day August 2022

Pamper your dog today 24 August on #DogDay Click To Tweet


15. Kiss and Make-Up Day - 25th August

August 25th is Kiss and Make Up Day, a day to let go of resentment, grudges, anger, and indignation. The unofficial holiday encourages people to make up and reconcile with anyone they are estranged from - at work, school, or in their family. Let go of resentment and kiss and makeup.

Kiss and Make-Up Day August 2022

Kiss and Make-up this #kissandmakeupday Click To Tweet


16. Women’s Equality Day - 26th August

Women’s Equality Day is celebrated in the United States on August 26th to commemorate the 1920 adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment to the United States Constitution, which prohibits the states and the federal government from denying the right to vote to citizens of the United States on the basis of sex.

Women's Equality Day August 2022

Celebrate women this #Women'sEqualityDay on 26 August Click To Tweet


17. International Bat Day - 27th August

International Bat Day is on 27th August and it’s a chance to show our flying and mostly nocturnal friends some love.

International Bat Day

Don't be scared of bats this #InternationalBatDay Click To Tweet


18. More Herbs, Less Salt Day - 29th August

More HerbsLess Salt Day encourages everyone to take a simple step to re-align the imbalance of salt vs. herbs.

More Herbs, Less Salt Day August 2022

You know what to do this #MoreHerbsLessSaltDay! The clue is in the name. Click To Tweet


19. International Whale Shark Day - 30th August

It’s International Whale Shark Day each year on 30th August when we shine a spotlight on these incredible creatures.

International Whale Shark Day August 2022

Spread the awareness this #InternationalWhaleSharkDay - 30 August Click To Tweet


20. World Distance Learning Day - 31st August

World Distance Learning Day on August 31st is a day to embrace the learning that takes place outside of the physical classroom.

World Distance Learning Day

Are you distance learning too? #WorldDistanceLearningDay Click To Tweet


Get your Free Templates

You can get all these August 2022 Canva templates in one folder, just subscribe below and receive the link with all the templates in your email:

These templates will save you time when planning and designing your social media posts.

We design 20 free templates for you each month, illustrating some of the special days from our popular monthly content blog posts!

Happy designing!


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