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There are a lot of great reasons to celebrate in May. The merry month of May celebrates spring in full swing and boasts a number of fun holidays that have been celebrated for centuries or longer.
From Mother’s Day to Memorial Day and the beginning of summer. May also is National Barbecue Month, National Hamburger Month, and National Mediterranean Diet Month.
The month of May also sees National Strawberry Month. So, May is the time to try your hand at growing your own strawberries and making lots of delicious strawberry desserts.
Here’s a list of all the fun and random May holidays, ones that are best to enjoy with your family. Check out these fun holidays and pick a few to celebrate.
Fun & Unique Holidays in May
Check out these fun & random May holidays you can celebrate. From Macaroon Day to Dance Like a Chicken Day, there’s a great reason to gather your friends or family and have a little fun.
|MAY 1||International Harry Potter Day|
|MAY 2||Free Comic Book Day|
National Brothers and Sisters Day
|MAY 3||National Paranormal Day|
|MAY 4||Star Wars Day|
|MAY 5||Cinco de Mayo|
National Hoagie Day
National Teacher Day
|MAY 6||International No Diet Day|
National Beverage Day
National Nurses Day
National Tourist Appreciation Day
|MAY 7||National Day of Prayer|
National Tourism Day
World Password Day
|MAY 8||National Have a Coke Day|
|MAY 9||National Moscato Day|
World Migratory Bird Day
|MAY 10||National Clean Your Room Day|
National Shrimp Day
|MAY 11||National Eat What You Want Day|
|MAY 12||National Limerick Day|
|MAY 13||International Hummus Day|
National Apple Pie Day
National Fruit Cocktail Day
National Receptionists Day
|MAY 14||National Buttermilk Biscuit Day|
|MAY 15||International Day of Families|
National Chocolate Chip Day
National Endangered Species Day
National Pizza Party Day
|MAY 16||National Armed Forces Day|
National Mimosa Day
|MAY 17||National Walnut Day|
|MAY 18||National No Dirty Dishes Day|
|MAY 19||National Devil’s Food Cake Day|
|MAY 20||National Be a Millionaire Day|
|MAY 21||National Talk Like Yoda Day|
National Waitstaff Day
|MAY 22||Buy a Musical Instrument Day|
|MAY 23||National Taffy Day|
|MAY 24||Aviation Maintenance Technician Day|
National Brother’s Day
National Scavenger Hunt Day
|MAY 25||National Wine Day|
|MAY 26||National Paper Airplane Day|
National Cherry Dessert Day
|MAY 27||International Jazz Day|
|MAY 28||National Brisket Day|
National Hamburger Day
National Sunscreen Day
|MAY 29||Learn About Composting Day|
|MAY 30||National Mint Julep Day|
|MAY 31||National Macaroon Day|
|Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday)|
|Memorial Day (last Monday)|
Ideas to Celebrate in May:
- May 2: Brother & Sisters Day – Call your brother or sister and tell them you love them!
- May 4: Star Wars Day – Have a Star Wars-themed dinner or watch Star Wars.
- May 8: No Sock Day – Don’t wear socks all day.
- May 10: Clean Up Your Room Day – No excuses! Give your bedroom a good clean!
- May 11: Eat What You Want Day – This is self-explanatory. Eat what you want today!
- May 15: National Chocolate Chip Day – Make and enjoy one or lots of these Delicious Chocolate Chip Cookies.
- May 19: World Baking Day – Get the kids in the kitchen and teach them to bake.
- Mother’s Day (2nd Sunday) – Celebrate your mom with one of these Foodie Experience Gifts For Mother’s Day and show your mom just how special and appreciated they are this Mother’s Day.
- Memorial Day (last Monday) – Visit the cemeteries of your loved ones.
So there you have it! You now have lots of weird and wonderful days to celebrate during the month of May. What May Holidays will you be celebrating??
Created by Vickie aka The Crazy Family Mom
Vickie is the creator of A Crazy Family. She is a stay-at-home mom of a little boy with a big personality. She loves to share real food recipes, parenting tips & encouragement, fun kids activities, and so much more! Plus she is thrilled to provide you with a space to celebrate all that is awesome (and a little crazy) in the world.