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May Holidailys 


After a long winter, warmer weather is finally here and when it comes to holidays, May has plenty of traditional and not-so-traditional occasions to celebrate.  While holidays typically honor special people, historical events, momentous occasions or worthwhile causes, this month celebrates naked gardening, special animals, brothers and sisters, an epic movie, teachers, nurses, Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day, delicious food and fine wine and of course, dear old mom.


Roaming Holidays


National Day of Prayer (1st Thurs)

No Pants Day (1st Friday)

World Naked Gardening Day (1st Saturday)

Free Comic Book Day (1st Saturday)

Kentucky Derby (1st Saturday)

Big Brew for National Homebrew Day (1st Saturday)

World Laughter Day (1st Sunday in May)

International Clitoris Awareness Week (Week-long event - various dates)

National Teacher Day (Tues during 1st full week)

National Train Day (Various)

National Receptionist Day (2nd Weds)

National Hug Holiday Week (week before Mother’s Day)

Brunch for Lunch Day (Day before Mother's Day)

Mothers Day (2nd Sunday)

National Women's Checkup Day (Day after Mother's Day)

Hug Your Cat Day (Various days in May/June)

National Aperitif Day (3rd Thurs in May)

NASCAR Day (3rd Friday)

National Bike to Work Day (3rd Friday)

Wear Your Life Jacket to Work Day (Various dates)

Don't Fry Day (Friday before Memorial Day)

Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)



May Holidates


May 1:    May Day

May 1:    Mother Goose Day

May 2:    Brothers and Sisters Day

May 2:    Baby Day

May 3:    National Specially-abled Pets Day

May 3:    Paranormal Day

May 4:    National Orange Juice Day

May 4:    Star Wars Day

May 5:    Cinco de Mayo

May 6:    National Beverage Day

May 7:    National Cosmopolitan Day

May 8:    National Have a Coke Day

May 8:    No Socks Day

May 9:    National Lost Sock Memorial Day

May 9:    National Moscato Day

May 10:   Clean Up Your Room Day

May 10:   National Shrimp Day

May 11:   National Twilight Zone Day

May 12:   International Nurses Day

May 12:   National Limerick Day

May 13:   Frog Jumping Day

May 13:   National Leprechaun Day

May 13:   National Apple Pie Day

May 14:   National Chicken Dance Day

May 15:   National Chocolate Chip Day

May 15:   Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 16:   Mimosa Day

May 17:   Pack Rat Day

May 17:   National Mushroom Hunting Day

May 18:    No Dirty Dishes Day

May 18:    Visit Your Relatives Day

May 18:    International Museum Day (On or around the 18th)

May 19:    National Devil's Food Cake Day

May 20:    Be a Millionaire Day

May 21:    National Memo Day

May 21:    National Waiters and Waitress Day

May 22:   Harvey Milk Day

May 23:  National Lucky Penny Day

May 23:  World Turtle Day

May 24:  National Escargot Day

May 25:  National Wine Day

May 25:  National Missing Children’s Day

May 25:  Geek Pride Day

May 26:  World Redhead Day

May 27:  Sunscreen Day

May 28:  National Hamburger Day

May 29:  Paper Clip Day

May 30:  National Mint Julep Day

May 30:  My Bucket's Got a Hole In It Day

May 31:  World No Tobacco Day

May 31:  Speak in Complete Sentences Day

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