Restaurant Marketing Ideas for September

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

Restaurant owners and other brick and mortar business owners alike will find many good restaurant marketing ideas for September. Besides Labor Day, there are plenty of other excellent opportunities to use for marketing purposes. Football starting and kids going back to school also provide great textALERT opportunities.

For food service related businesses, here are specific days of the month to get your marketing ideas soaring such as Cheese Pizza Day, Macadamia Nut Day, Eat a Hoagie Day, Ask a Stupid Question Day and many others.

Other days that stick out to use for excellent marketing options are: Skyscraper Day, Wildlife Day, Lazy Mom’s Day, Video Games Day and many more! So many things can be done using these holidays to spice up your campaigns. Try some out and compare them to your previous efforts. They may just work out for you.

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 September holidays that could be useful.


1 – Emma M Nutt Day
1 – Tofu Day
1 – Ginger Cat Day
1 – Building and Code Staff Appreciation Day
2 – Labor Day
2 – V-J Day
2 – Calendar Adjustment Day
2 – Blueberry Popsicle Day
3 – Mouthguard Day
3 – Skyscraper Day
3 – Welsh Rarebit Day
4 – Wildlife Day
4 – Newspaper Carrier Day
4 – Macadamia Nut Day
5 – Cheese Pizza Day
5 – International Day of Charity
5 – World Samosa Day
6 – Read a Book Day
6 – Coffee Ice Cream Day
7 – Beer Lover’s Day
7 – Beard Day
7 – Superhuman Day
7 – Salami Day
8 – Pardon Day
8 – Literacy Day
8 – Star Trek Day
8 – World Physical Therapy Day
8 – Grandparent’s Day
9 – Teddy Bear Day
9 – Wonderful Weirdos Day
9 – Wienerschnitzel Day
10 – World Suicide Prevention Day
10 – TV Dinner Day
11 – Patriot Day
11 – Make Your Bed Day
11 – Quiet Day
12 – Video Games Day
12 – Chocolate Milkshake Day
13 – Fortune Cookie Day
13 – Peanut Day
13 – Programmer’s Day
13 – Positive Thinking Day
13 – Hug your Boss Day
14 – Eat a Hoagie Day
14 – Cream Filled Doughnut Day
15 – Felt Hat Day
15 – Linguine Day
15 – International Eat an Apple Day
15 – Wife Appreciation Day
15 – Batman Day
15 – Double Cheeseburger Day
15 – Cheese Toast Day

16 – Play Doh Day
16 – Working Parents Day
16 – World Bratwurst Day
16 – Guacamole Day
17 – International Country Music Day
17 – Constitution Day
17 – Apple Dumpling Day
17 – Monte Cristo Sandwich Day
18 – Cheeseburger Day
18 – Respect Day
19 – Get Ready Day
19 – Talk Like a Pirate Day
19 – Butterscotch Pudding Day
20 – Pepperoni Pizza Day
20 – Tradesmen Day
21 – Coastal Cleanup Day
21 – Poet’s Day
21 – World Gratitude Day
21 – Pecan Cookie Day
21 – Miniature Golf Day
21 – International Day of Peace
22 – White Chocolate Day
22 – Business Women’s Day
22 – Ice Cream Cone Day
22 – Hobbit Day
23 – Checkers Day
23 – Family Day
24 – Cherries Jubilee Day
25 – World Dream Day
25 – One-Hit Wonder Day
25 – World Pharmacists Day
25 – Cooking Day
25 – Better Breakfast Day
26 – Fitness Day
26 – Lumberjack Day
27 – Tourism Day
27 – Corned Beef Hash Day
27 – Crush a Can Day
28 – Drink Beer Day
28 – Strawberry Cream Pit Day
28 – International Poke Day
29 – World Heart Day
29 – Biscotti Day
30 – Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day
30 – Hot Mulled Cider Day
30 – International Translation Day

textALERT examples from last month

Last month, a restaurant in Bowling Green, KY ran a textALERT offering their subscribers $2 Off their lunch or $8 off $45 for the month of August. The campaign was able to drive in over 3.27% of their total subscribers in that time span. They texted 20,298 subscribers at one time, driving in 664 extra people. See the message below.

Restaurant Marketing Ideas for September textALERT example

Another textALERT example sent last month was one from a restaurant in Noblesville, IN. They texted 2,327 subscribers at one time, driving in 128 extra people in one day, (5.5%) to redeem an offer of $10 off $30.


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 September, it also has a list of all holidays for each month.

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