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Complete List of Holidays in May

by Maria
Complete list of holidays in May

When we think of holidays in May, Cinco de Mayo, Mother’s Day and Memorial Day typically come to mind. But there are so many other holidays and reasons to celebrate this month. I mean, how great are #10 and #14… in an ideal world, right? And National Wine Day? I’m on board with that!

We hope this list of holidays in May give you a reason to celebrate each and every day.

#1May1 May Day
#2May1 Save the Rhino Day
#3May2 Teacher Day
#4May2 Baby Day
#5May4 National Orange Juice Day
#6May4 Star Wars Day
#7May5 Cinco de Mayo
#8May5 Space Day (first Friday in May)
#9May6 National Nurses Day
#10May6 International No Diet Day
#11May6 Kentucky Derby
#12May8 Have a Coke Day
#13May10 National Shrimp Day
#14May11 Eat What You Want Day
#15May12 Military Spouse Appreciation Day
#16May13 National Apple Pie Day
#17May14 Mother’s Day
#18May15 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
#19May16 Love a Tree Day
#20May18 Visit Your Relatives Day
#21May19 World Baking Day
#22May19 National Bike to Work Day (third Friday)
#23May20 Armed Forces Day
#24May22 Harvey Milk Day
#25May24 Brother’s Day
#26May25 National Wine Day
#27May26 Don’t Fry Friday (Friday before Memorial Day)
#28May27 Ramadan starts
#29May28 National Hamburger Day
#30May29 Memorial Day
#31May30 Water a Flower Day
#32May31 Shavuot
#33May31 World No Tobacco Day

Holidays in May

Leave us a comment and let us know if we missed an important or simply fun holiday! Print the holiday list here.



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Ashley @ Wishes & Dishes April 25, 2017 - 1:37 pm

Thanks for the list!

Bird April 27, 2017 - 5:32 am

such a handy list to have! thanks! 🙂

Lane & Holly @ With Two Spoons April 27, 2017 - 7:42 am

So, so cute! Who knew there were so many holidays in May?

Allison - Celebrating Sweets April 27, 2017 - 12:21 pm

So many fabulous reasons to celebrate!

Baker by Nature April 28, 2017 - 1:41 pm

What a fun list!

Alyssa April 28, 2017 - 7:41 pm

Good to know!

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