August 2021 Marketing Ideas for the Hospitality Industry


It’s hard to believe but the last days of summer are coming fast. But your restaurant or venue has the entire month of August to keep the summer vibes going in your offers and marketing to drive business.

The August holidays are all about indulging in food and experiences during the warmest time of year. Create promotions around special days like National Watermelon Day on Aug. 3, National White Wine Day on Aug. 4, International Beer Day on Aug. 5, National S’mores Day on Aug. 10, or National Bratwurst Day on Aug. 16. You can also encourage takeout or delivery for National Beach Day on Aug. 30 and National Eat Outside Day on Aug. 21.

Whatever summer holidays you choose to help promote your restaurant, act fast — fall will be here before you know it!

View the full list of August marketing ideas in our monthly infographic. It will help you create holiday and seasonal content that’s relevant to your restaurant, hotel, or unique venue. Don’t forget to use the holiday hashtag in your caption to get your content found by customers taking part in the celebrations.

Need more marketing help?

Download our 2021 Hospitality Sales and Marketing Playbook to help you jumpstart your outreach to customers and prospects. This guide gives you the tools you need to develop a marketing-driven approach to your sales enablement strategy. Access the playbook by visiting the playbook landing page.