May Holidays - Monthly Celebrations

  • Asian American Month
  • Barbecue Month
  • Bike Month
  • Blood Pressure Month
  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Hamburger Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Mystery Month
  • Photograph Month
  • Police Month
  • Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Recommitment Month
  • Salsa Month

May Weekly Events

  • Be Kind to Animals Week -First full week of the month
  • Nurse’s Week – first full week of the month
  • Wildflower Week – week two
  • National Bike Week – third week
  • National Police Week – third week of the month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week – fourth week of the month
May 1

Bike to School Day – First Wednesday in May

Hawaiian Lei Day

Loyalty Day

May 11

Birth Mother’s Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day

Eat What You Want Day

Hanging Flower Baskets Day – Saturday before Mother’s Day

International Migratory Bird Day is the second Saturday in May

May 12

Fatigue Syndrome Day

International Nurses Day

Lilac Sunday second Sunday in May

Limerick Day 

Mother’s Day second Sunday in May

May 13

Frog Jumping Day

International Hummus Day

Leprechaun Day

National Apple Pie Day

May 14

Dance Like a Chicken Day

National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

** Last Day to Sign Up For the NFTA Corporate Challenge Team **

May 15

National Chocolate Chip Day

National Slider Day

Police Officer’s Memorial Day

May 16

Love a Tree Day

National Mimosa Day

Wear Purple for Peace Day

Sea Monkey Day

May 17

National Bike to Work Day – third Friday of the month

Endangered Species Day – third Friday in May

Pack Rat Day

May 18

International Museum Day

No Dirty Dishes Day

Visit Your Relatives Day

Armed Forces Day – third Saturday of the month

May 19

Boy’s Club Day

World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day

May 20

Amelia Earhart Day

Be a Millionaire Day – Now, we all can go for that.

Pick Strawberries Day

Victoria Day (Canada) – Monday preceding the 25th

May 21