Restaurant Marketing Ideas for March

Restaurant Marketing Ideas for March

Business owners can find many great restaurant marketing ideas for March.

Business owners can choose from many excellent restaurant marketing ideas for March. March doesn’t have a huge amount of traditional holidays as some months have. St. Patrick’s Day is an especially big business day for restaurants and bars. Besides this obvious holiday, there are plenty of other excellent opportunities to use for marketing purposes. Whether your business is in food service, convenience stores, department stores or anything in between, think about using some of these weird, fun holidays for new & interesting marketing possibilities.

For food service-related businesses, here are specific days of the month to get your marketing ideas soaring such as Pig Day, Cold Cuts Day, Peanut Cluster Day, Waffle Day and many more.

Other days that stick out to use for excellent marketing options are: National Anthem Day, Dentist’s Day, Smart and Sexy Day, World Theater Day, etc.! Using these types of fun holidays to promote your business may result in marketing success you will enjoy and provide a fun, memorable experience for your customers.

We suggest sending two to four textALERTs out to your subscribers every month to keep your business on the top of your customer’s minds and fully engaged with your business. To help you come up with ideas for the campaigns, here is a large list of upcoming March holidays that could be useful.


1 – Pig Day
1 – Salesperson Day
1 – Dress in Blue Day
2 – Dr. Suess Day
2 – Old Stuff Day
3 – National Anthem Day
3 – Cold Cuts Day
3 – Mulled Wine Day
4 – Grammar Day
4 – Pound Cake Day
4 – Marching Band Day
5 – Unique Names Day
5 – Cheese Doodle Day
5 – Absinthe Day
6 – Dentist’s Day
6 – Frozen Food Day
6 – White Chocolate Chessecake Day
7 – World Book Day
7 – Cereal Day
7 – Crown Roast of Pork Day
7 – Plant Power Day
8 – International Women’s Day
8 – Proofreading Day
8 – Peanut Cluster Day
9 – Meatball Day
9 – Barbie Day
9 – Crabmeat Day
9 – Genealogy Day
10 – Daylight Savings
10 – Day of Awesomeness
11 – Napping Day
11 – World Plumbing Day
11 – Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day
12 – Organize your Home Office Day
12 – Girl Scout Day
12 – Baked Scallops Day
12 – Plant a Flower Day
13 – Ken Day
13 – Earmuffs Day
13 – Coconut Torte Day
13 – Smart & Sexy Day
14 – Potato Chip Day
14 – World Kidney Day
15 – World Sleep Day
15 – World Speech Day
15 – World Consumer Rights Day

16 – Lips Appreciation Day
16 – Corn Dog Day
16 – Freedom of Information Day
17 – Saint Patrickd’s Day
17 – Quilting Day
18 – Biodiesal Day
18 – Awkward Moments Day
18 – Companies that Care Day
19 – Chocolate Caramel Day
19 – Poultry Day
19 – Client’s Day
20 – Kiss Your Fiance Day
20 – Ravioli Day
20 – World Storytelling Day
20 – International Day of Happiness
21 – World Poetry Day
21 – French Bread Day
21 – Common Courtesy Day
21 – World Down Syndrome Day
22 – Goof Off Day
22 – World Water Day
22 – As Young as You Feel Day
23 – Near Miss Day
23 – Puppy Day
23 – Chip & Dip Day
24 – Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
24 – Flatmate’s Day
25 – Tolkien Reading Day
25 – Waffle Day
25 – Pecan Day
26 – Make up your Own Holiday Day
26 – Nougat Day
26 – Spinach Day
26 – Purple Day
27 – World Theater Day
27 – Spanish Paella Day
27 – International Whiskey Day
28 – Black Forest Cake Day
28 – Something on a Stick Day
29 – Niagara Falls Runs Dry Day
29 – Smoke & Mirrors Day
29 – Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
30 – Doctor’s Day
30 – Take a Walk in the Park Day
30 – Pencil Day
30 – Earth Day
31 – Neighbor Day
31 – World Backup Day

textALERT examples from last month

Last month, a Pizza Restaurant in Nashville, TN ran a textALERT offering their subscribers $15 off any order with a $15 minimum purchase for one “Happy” Friday. The campaign was able to drive in over 3.3% of their total subscribers in that time span. They texted 963 subscribers at one time, driving in 32 extra people in one day. See the message below.

Restaurant Marketing Ideas for March textALERT example

Another textALERT example sent last month was one from a Smoothie King in Harahan, LA. They texted 3,766 subscribers at one time, driving in 125 extra people in one day, (3.32%) to redeem an offer of $2.99 Small Smoothie.


Download our Marketing Calendar Template to help you plan and organize all your marketing efforts in 2019. With it, you can plan all your social posts, textALERTs, images for MMS marketing and email blasts. Along with restaurant marketing ideas for March, it also has a list of all holidays for each month.

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