As a smoke shop owner, you’re constantly seeking new ways to drive sales and draw in new customers. Luckily, March is full of special calendar days that can be leveraged to promote your smoke shop and generate more foot traffic. Keep reading for a list of national days in March that provide great opportunities for creative promotions.
National Proofreading Day (March 8th)
This day may seem like an odd choice for a smoke shop, but hear us out. Use this day to promote your premium rolling papers or custom rolling trays. Highlight the importance of double-checking your work and paying attention to detail when rolling the perfect joint. You could also offer a discount on any products that help with precision and accuracy, such as rolling machines or pre-rolled cones.
National Napping Day (March 15th)
National Napping Day is the perfect opportunity to promote your CBD products that help with relaxation and sleep. Offer a discount on any of your CBD-infused teas, tinctures, or gummies that promote better sleep. You could also offer a promotion on any of your relaxation products, such as candles, incense and CBD bath bombs..
St. Patrick’s Day (March 17th)
St. Patrick’s Day is a big holiday for many people, and smoke shop retailers can take advantage of the holiday spirit. Offer a special promotion on any green products in your store, such as green rolling papers, green glassware, or green e-juices. You could also offer a discount to customers who wear green at the store that day; maybe add a free gift if they show off their green socks!
National Goof Off Day (March 22nd)
On National Goof Off Day, encourage your customers to take a break from their busy lives and have a little fun. Offer a special promotion on any novelty products in your store, such as funny-shaped pipes, silly stickers, or quirky lighters. You could also offer a discount on any products that promote a carefree attitude, such as Sativa-dominant cannabis strains or uplifting e-juices.
National Weed Appreciation Day (March 28th)
We all know 420 is the big day for sales in April, but National Weed Appreciation Day in March is another great opportunity to promote your smoke shop’s cannabis products. If you own a dispensary, you can surely offer a special promotion on all of your flower, concentrates, and edibles. At the smoke shop, you can give a discount on any products that help enhance the cannabis experience, such as vaporizers or rolling papers.
National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day (March 29th)
As a small business owner, National Mom and Pop Business Owners Day is the perfect opportunity to promote your smoke shop and show your appreciation for your customers. Offer a special promotion on any products made by other small businesses, such as hand-blown glass pipes or locally-made apparel.