May Celebrations

1st, Tuesday

  • May Day
  • Loyalty Day
  • Mother Goose Day
  • Save the Rhino Day

2nd, Wednesday

  • Baby Day
  • Brothers and Sisters Day

3rd, Thursday

  • Garden Meditation Day
  • Lumpy Rug Day
  • World Press Freedom Day

4th, Friday

  • Bird Day
  • International Tuba Day – first Friday in May
  • National Candied Orange Peel Day
  • Renewal Day
  • Star Wars Day
  • Space Day – first Friday in May

5th, Saturday

  • Cinco de Mayo
  • Free Comic Book Day – first Saturday in May
  • National Hoagie Day
  • Oyster Day

6th, Sunday

  • Beverage Day
  • National Tourist Appreciation Day
  • National Nurses Day
  • No Diet Day

7th, Monday

  • National Tourism Day

8th, Tuesday

  • Iris  Day
  • National Teacher’s Day – Tuesday of first full week of May
  • No Socks Day
  • V-E Day
  • World Red Cross Day / World Red Crescent Day

9th, Wednesday

  • Lost Sock Memorial Day
  • National Receptionist Day the second Wednesday in May
  • School Nurses Day the Wednesday during Nurse’s Week

10th, Thursday

  • Clean up Your Room Day

11th, Friday

  • Eat What You Want Day
  • Child Care Provider Day or Daycare Provider Day – Friday before Mother’s Day
  • Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother’s Day
  • Twilight Zone Day

12th, Saturday

  • Birth Mother’s Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day
  • Fatigue Syndrome Day
  • International Migratory Bird Day the second Saturday in May
  • International Nurses Day
  • Limerick Day13 Frog Jumping Day
  • National Train Day- Saturday closest to May 10th
  • National Windmill Day – the second Saturday in May

13th, Sunday

  • Leprechaun Day
  • Mother’s Day second Sunday in May

14th, Monday

  • Dance Like a Chicken Day

15th, Tuesday

  • National Chocolate Chip Day
  • Police Officer’s Memorial Day
  • Ramadan – begins at sundown, date varies

16th, Wednesday

  • Love a Tree Day
  • National Sea Monkey Day
  • Wear Purple for Peace Day

17th, Thursday

  • Pack Rat Day

18th, Friday

  • International Museum Day
  • National Bike to Work Day – third Friday of month
  • No Dirty Dishes Day
  • Visit Your Relatives Day

19th, Saturday

  • Armed Forces Day – third Saturday of month
  • Boy’s Club Day

20th, Sunday

  • Be a Millionaire Day – now we all can go for that
  • Pick Strawberries Day

21st, Monday

  • National Memo Day
  • National Waiters and Waitresses Day

22nd, Tuesday

  • Buy a Musical Instrument Day
  • World Goth Day
  • National Solitaire Day
  • National Vanilla Pudding Day
  • Biological Diversity Day

23rd, Wednesday

  • Lucky Penny Day
  • National Taffy Day
  • World Turtle Day

24th, Thursday

  • National Escargot Day
  • Victoria Day(Canada) – usually the 24th
  • Brother’s Day

25th, Friday

  • Don’t Fry Friday – Friday before Memorial Day
  • National Missing Children’s Day
  • National Brown Bag It Day
  • National Towel Day – in the UK
  • National Wine Day
  • Tap Dance Day
  • National Heat Awareness Day
  • National Title Track Day
  • Towel Day

26th, Saturday

  • International Jazz Day
  • Sally Ride Day
  • National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
  • National Cherry Dessert Day
  • National Paper Airplane Day
  • National Grey Day
  • World Dracula Day

27th, Sunday

  • Sun Screen Day
  • Cellophane Tape Day
  • Neighbour Day
  • National to Fear Day
  • Trinity Sunday

28th, Monday

  • Amnesty International Day
  • Memorial Day last Monday of month.
  • National Hamburger Day

29th, Tuesday

  • Learn About Composting Day
  • Paper Clip Day
  • National Biscuit Day

30th, Wednesday

  • Water a Flower Day
  • Loomis Day

31st, Thursday

  • National Macaroon Day
  • Save Your Hearing Day
  • World No Tobacco Day
  • National Meditation Day