๐ŸŽ‰ World Emoji Day / July 17

๐ŸŒŸ We use emojis every day, so why not celebrate them? Welcome to ๐Ÿ“… World Emoji Day!

๐Ÿ™Œ Join in the celebration on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook using the hashtag #WorldEmojiDay.


๐Ÿ™‹ Why July 17?

July 17 is famously displayed on the ๐Ÿ“… Calendar Emoji, which is why we chose it as the date for World Emoji Day.

๐Ÿ’ก The calendar emoji date is the reason this July 17 was chosen, but the day is much bigger than just one emoji. World Emoji Day is a celebration of all emojis.

๐Ÿ—ณ Cast your Vote

The 2018 World Emoji Awards are now closed. You can see the winners over on Twitter

Your votes determined the Best New Emoji, the Most Anticipated Emoji, an award for Excellence in Emoji Use and which emoji best represents 2018 as Emoji of the Year. 

Winners were announced live from the New York Stock Exchange on Cheddar July 17, 2018.


๐Ÿ—“ Join the Event

Let your friends on Facebook know your plans to celebrate by joining the World Emoji Day 2018 event on Facebook.

Weโ€™ll also keep you posted about local events that are taking place near you.


๐ŸŽถ Sing the Anthem

Written and produced by Jonathan Mann, we encourage you to upload your own video singing along. Or just put it on repeat in the office.

๐ŸŽˆ Emoji Royalty

๐ŸŽ‚ Birthday on July 17? Not everyone is fortunate enough to have an emoji showing their date of birth. Be kind with your humble subjects on this day, despite knowing that you are the true emoji royalty.

Notable July 17 Birthdays:

Did we miss any? Tweet us! ๐Ÿ’ฌ


๐ŸŽ‚ Hold An Emoji Party

Invite your friends around and dress as your favorite emoji character. The more obscure, the better.

You can bake emoji cakes, too!


๐Ÿ”ฅ Light Up Twitter

Tweet your favorite emoji. Tweet your favorite 50 emojis. Thereโ€™s only one World Emoji Day, so make the most of it!

Letโ€™s see Twitter alive with more emojis than it has ever seen. Include the #WorldEmojiDay hashtag in your tweet, so everyone else can follow along too.


Tweet #WorldEmojiDay


๐Ÿ’ฌ Keep it Emoji-only

๐Ÿ‘‰ Email from your kidโ€™s ๐Ÿซ school? Respond with emojis.
๐Ÿ‘‰ Text from ๐Ÿ‘ต Grandma? Describe your day using emojis.
๐Ÿ‘‰ Running late for ๐Ÿข workApologize with emojis!
๐Ÿ‘‰ Phone call from the ๐Ÿฆ bank? Probably best to answer that.