Family Fun Celebrations in May

The month of May is officially here. This month we celebrate National Humor Month, Stress Awareness Month, and Lawn and Garden Month! Almost each month has its own holidays and national days. Check out these extra fun celebrations for the month of April. Enjoy them with your family and friends!

Month Holidays for May

  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month

Weekly Celebrations in May

  • Week 1 Nurses Week
  • Week 2 Wildflower Week
  • Week 3 National Bike Week
  • Week 3 National Police Week
  • Week 4 Emergency Medical Services Week

Days to Celebrate in May

May Day

1 Loyalty Day

Mother Goose Day

Baby Day

Brothers and Sisters Day

Garden Meditation Day

World Press Freedom Day

Bird Day

National Candied Orange Peel Day

Renewal Day

Star Wars Day

Space Day – first Friday in May

Cinco de Mayo

Free Comic Book Day – first Saturday in May

National Hoagie Day

Beverage Day

National Nurses Day

No Diet Day

7 National Tourism Day

National Teacher’s Day – Tuesday of the first full week of May

No Socks Day

V-E Day

World Red Cross Day

National Receptionist Day – the second Wednesday in May

School Nurses Day – the Wednesday during Nurse’s Week

10 Clean Up Your Room Day

11 Eat What You Want Day

11 Child Care Provider/Daycare Provider Day – the Friday before Mother’s Day

11 Military Spouses Day – the Friday before Mother’s Day

12 International Nurses Day

12 National Train Day – Saturday closest to May 10th

13 Leprechaun Day

13 Mother’s Day – second Sunday in May

14 Dance Like a Chicken Day

15 National Chocolate Chip Day

15 Police Officer’s Memorial Day

15 Ramadan – begins at sundown, date varies

16 Love a Tree Day

16 Wear Purple for Peace Day

17 Pack Rat Day

18 International Museum Day

18 No Dirty Dishes Day

18 Visit Your Relatives Day

19 Armed Forces Day – third Sunday of the month

19 Boy’s Club Day

20 Be a Millionaire Day

20 Pick Strawberries Day

21 National Waiters and Waitresses Day

22 World Goth Day

23 Lucky Penny Day

23 Turtle Day

24 Tiara Day

25 Towel Day – in the UK

25 Tap Dance Day

25 Wine Day

26 International Jazz Day – Saturday of Memorial Day weekend

26 Blueberry Cheesecake Day

26 Paper Airplane Day

27 Sun Screen Day

28 Hamburger Day

28 Amnesty International Day

28 Memorial Day – last Monday of the month

29 Biscuit Day

29 Paper Clip Day

30 Water a Flower Day

31 National Macaroon Day

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