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May Your May be Marvelous!

Welcome to May! We’re nearly at the halfway mark of 2021 and we’re hangin’ in there, right folks? Right.

Source: World of Printables 

Each day on our Facebook we post the day and date. We also like to include a fun tidbit, like what national day it is as well. There are also many important topics highlighted each month, and we’d like to make sure you’re aware of those as well. Facebook only has so much space, so here’s a list of topics being highlighted in May.

May Awareness Month:

  • American Cheese Month
  • American Wetlands Month
  • Arthritis Awareness Month
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Asthma Awareness Month
  • Awareness of Medical Orphans Month
  • Be Kind to Animals Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Better Sleep Month
  • Breath Easy Month
  • Chip Your Pet Month
  • Clean Air Month
  • Correct Posture Month
  • Deck Safety Month
  • Digestive Diseases Awareness Month
  • Electromagnetic Radiation Awareness Month
  • Employee Health & Fitness Month
  • Family Wellness Month
  • Fibromyalgia Education and Awareness Month
  • Food Allergy Awareness Month
  • Fungal Infection Awareness Month
  • Gardening for Wildlife Month
  • Get Caught Reading Month
  • Gifts from the Garden Month
  • Global Employee Health and Fitness Month
  • Global Youth Traffic Safety Month
  • Haitian Heritage Month
  • Heal the Children Month
  • Healthy Vision Month/UV Safety
  • High Blood Pressure Awareness Month
  • Home Schooling Awareness Month
  • Huntington’s Disease Awareness Month
  • International Business Image Improvement Month
  • International Civility Awareness Month
  • International Drum Month
  • International Internal Audit Awareness Month
  • International Respect for Chickens Month
  • International Victorious Woman Month
  • Internet and E-Commerce Services Month
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Labor History Month
  • Latino Books Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • MCS Awareness Month
  • Melanoma / Skin Cancer Detection and Prevention Month
  • Mental Health Month
  • Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month
  • National Asparagus Month
  • National Allergy and Asthma Awareness Month
  • National Barbeque Month
  • National Bicycle Safety Month
  • National Celiac Disease Awareness Month
  • National Chocolate Custard Month
  • National Comfort Month
  • National Community Action Month
  • National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • National Date Your Mate Month
  • National Duckling Month
  • National Egg Month
  • National Family Month (May 13 – June 17)
  • National Foster Care Month
  • National Gazpacho Aficionado Month
  • National Good Car-Keeping Month
  • National Guy Pride Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • National High Blood Pressure Education Month
  • National Inventors Month
  • National Kite Month – March 28 – May 3, 2016
  • National Meditation Month
  • National Mediterranean Diet Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Military Appreciation Month
  • National Moving Month
  • National Osteoporosis Awareness and Prevention Month
  • National Pet Month
  • National Photo Month
  • National Physical Fitness and Sports Month
  • National Preservation Month
  • National Prom Graduation Safety Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Salsa Month
  • National San Architect Month
  • National Service Dog Eye Examination Month
  • National Sight-Saving Month
  • National Smile Month
  • National Strawberry Month
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • National Sweet Vidalia Onion Month
  • National Teen Pregnancy Prevention Month
  • National Teen Self-Esteem Month
  • National Toxic Encephalopathy and Chemical Injury Awareness Month
  • National Tuberous Scierosis Awareness Month
  • National Vinegar Month
  • National Youth Traffic Safety Month
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Month
  • Neurofibromatosis Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Personal History Awareness Month
  • Posture Month
  • Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month – May 9 – June 20, 2021 (From Mother’s Day to Father’s Day)
  • REACT Month
  • Revise Your Work Schedule Month
  • Small Business Month
  • Spiritual Literacy Month
  • Steelmark Month
  • Strike Out Strokes Month
  • Syringomyelia Awareness Month
  • Teen CEO Month
  • Tennis Month
  • Tourette Syndrome Awareness Month
  • Trauma Awareness Month
  • Ultraviolet Awareness Month
  • Women’s Health Care Month
  • Young Achievers / Leaders of Tomorrow Month

May Awareness Weeks and Multi-Day Holidays

  • Air Quality Awareness Week – May 3-7, 2021
  • American Craft Beer Week – May 17-23, 2021
  • Armed Forces Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Week prior to Armed Forces Day, the Third Sunday in May)
  • Arson Awareness Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Ascension of Baha’uLlah – Evening of May 28 – Evening of May 29, 2021
  • Be Kind to Animals Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Bedbug Awareness Week – April 25 – May 1, 2021
  • Black Single Parents Week – May 28 – June 3
  • Canadian Immunization Awareness Week – April 24 – May 1, 2021 (Last Week in April)
  • Cannes International Film Festival – May 11-22, 2021 in Cannes, France is the most prestigious and most publicized film festival in the World.
  • Choose Privacy Week – May 1-7
  • Collegiate Safe Spring Break Programming – Late February – Early April
  • Dating and Life Coach Recognition Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Drinking Water Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Economic Development Week – May 4-8, 2021
  • Eid-Al-Fitr – Evening of May 12 – Evening of May 13, 2021
  • Emergency Medical Services Week (EMS) – May 16-22, 2021
  • Festival of Ridvan – April 20 – May 1, 2021
  • Flexible Work Arrangement Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Food Allergy Awareness Week – May 9-15, 2021
  • Frog Jumping Jubilee Day (Calaveras County, CA) – May 13-16, 2021
  • Global Day of Action on Military Spending – April 10 – May 9, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • Go Diaper Free Week – April 25 – May 1, 2021 (7 Days Starting the Last Sunday in April)
  • Goodwill Industries Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Healthcare Documentation Integrity Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May) (Formerly named National Medical Transcription Week)
  • Healthy and Safe Swimming Week – May 24-30, 2021 (Week before Memorial Day Mon-Sun)
  • Hospital Week – Second Week of May
  • International Building Safety Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • International Clitoris Awareness Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • International Coaching Week – May 3-9, 2021
  • International Heritage Breeds Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week of May)
  • International Pickles Week – Third Week in May
  • International Wildlife Film Week – April 17 – May 15, 2021
  • Invictus Games – May 29 – June 5, 2021
  • Kids Win Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • MCS Awareness Week or Multiple Chemical Sensitivity Awareness Week – (Second Week in May)
  • Medical Laboratory Professionals Week – April 24 – May 1, 2021 (Third Full Week of April)
  • Medical Transcriptionist Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May)
  • Mudbug Madness Days – May 28-30, 2021 (Memorial Day Weekend)
  • National African Violet Week – May 30 – June 6, 2021
  • National Alcohol & Other Drug-Related Birth Defects Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Anxiety & Depression Awareness Week – May 2-8, 2021
  • National Auctioneers Week – April 26 – May 1, 2021 (Observed the week ending with National Auctioneers Day)
  • National Backyard Games Week – May 23-29, 2021 (Week before Memorial Day)
  • National Bike to Work Week – May 17-21, 2021 (Third M-F Week in May)
  • National Bike Week – Third week in May
  • National Charter Schools Week – May 10-16, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • National Children’s Book Week – May 3-9, 2021 and also November 9-15, 2020
  • National Children’s Mental Health Week – May 2-8, 2021 and also February 8-13, 2021
  • National Correctional Officer’s Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Dandelion Day – May 1-2, 2020 (2021 TBD)
  • National Eosinophil Awareness Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May)
  • National Etiquette Week – May 10-14, 2021 (Begins Second Monday of Full Week in May)
  • National Family Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Foul Ball Week – May 16-21
  • National Frozen Yogurt Week – Fourth week in May
  • National Hamburger Week – Second week in May
  • National Herb Week – May 2-8, 2021 (Week Prior to Mother’s Day)
  • National Heritage Breeds Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Full Week in May)
  • National Historic Preservation Week – Second Week in May
  • National Hospital Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Second week in May)
  • National Hug Holiday Week – May 2-8, 2021
  • National Hurricane Preparedness Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Infants Immunization Week – April 25 – May 1, 2021 (Fourth Week of April)
  • National Library Legislative Day – May 4-8, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • National Morel Mushroom Festival – May 15-16, 2021 (Weekend after Mother’s Day)
  • National Neuropathy Awareness Week – May 3-9, 2021
  • National New Friends, Old Friends – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May)
  • National Nurses Week – May 6-12
  • National Nursing Home Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother’s Day to Following Saturday)
  • National Pet Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Physical Education and Sports Week – May 1-7 (First Week in May)
  • National Police Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
  • National Polka Weekend – May 28-30, 2021 (Memorial Day Weekend)
  • National Postcard Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Prevention Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Third Week in May)
  • National Public Gardens Week – May 7-16, 2021
  • National Raisin Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Return to Work Week – May 9-15, 2021
  • National Safe Boating Week – May 22-28, 2021 (Week Before Memorial Day)
  • National Safety Stand Down Week – May 3-7, 2021
  • National Small Business Week – May 2-8, 2021
  • National Stuttering Awareness Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
  • National Sun Safety Week – May 3-9, 2021
  • National Tire Safety Week – May 23-29, 2021 (Starts Week before Memorial Day Weekend)
  • National Tourism Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • National Transportation Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Always has Third Friday in May)
  • National Travel & Tourism Week – Second week in May
  • National Unicycle Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Begins on Third Sunday in May)
  • National Vegetarian Awareness Week – May 10-16, 2021
  • National Wildflower Week – May 3-9, 2021
  • National Women’s Health Week – May 9-15, 2021
  • North American Occupational Safety and Health Week (NAOSH) – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Old Time Player Piano Weekend – May 28-30, 2021 (Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Older Americans Mental Health Week – May 23-28, 2021 (Last Full Week in May)
  • Orthodox Lent – March 15 – May 1, 2021
  • Peripheral Neuropathy Awareness Week – May 3-9, 2021
  • PGA Championship – May 20-23, 2021
  • Prepare Tomorrow’s Parents Month – May 9 – June 20, 2021
  • Preservation Week – April 25 – May 1, 2021
  • Public Service Recognition Week – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Puppy Mill Action Week – May 3-9, 2021 (Begins the Monday before Mother’s Day)
  • Ramadan – Evening of April 12, 2021 to Evening of May 11, 2021 (Dates may vary depending on location) – (Muslim Holiday)
  • Reading is Fun Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Second Full Week in May)
  • Root Canal Appreciation Week – May 2-8, 2021
  • Salute to Moms 35+ Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Starts on Mother’s Day)
  • Salvation Army Week – May 9-15, 2021 (Second Week in May)
  • Screen-Free Week (Digital Detox Week – Formerly TV Turnoff Week) – May 3-9, 2021
  • Shavuot – Evening of May 16 to Evening of May 17, 2021
  • Spring Astronomy Week – May 10-16, 2021 (Has Spring Astronomy Day in the Week)
  • Stewardship Week – April 25 – May 1, 2021 (Last Sunday in April to First Sunday in May)
  • Teacher Appreciation Week – May 3-7, 2021 (First Full M-F Week in May)
  • The Biggest Week in American Birding – May 6-10, 2021
  • Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who Lost their Lives during the Second World War – May 8-9
  • UN Global Road Safety Week – May 17-23, 2021
  • Universal Family Week – May 10-16
  • Update Your References Week – May 2-8, 2021
  • Week of Solidarity with the Peoples of Non Self-Governing Territories – May 25-31
  • Week of the Classroom Teacher – May 2-8, 2021 (First Full Week in May)
  • Work at Home Mom’s Week – May 9-15, 2021
  • World Cocktail Week – May 6-13
  • World Dystonia Awareness Week – May 3-11
  • World Migratory Bird Day – May 8-9, 2021 (Second Weekend in May)
  • World Schizophrenia Awareness Week – May 12-18, 2021
  • World Trade Week – May 16-22, 2021 (Third Week in May)

May Awareness Days

  • Batman Day – May 1
  • Beltane – May 1
  • Bladder Cancer Awareness Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Bombshell’s Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Childhood Stroke Awareness Day – May 1, 2021
  • Couple Appreciation Day – May 1
  • CSS Reboot Day – May 1
  • Executive Coaching Day – May 1
  • Free Comic Book Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Frequent Flyer Day – May 1
  • Global Love Day – May 1
  • International Doodle Dog Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • International Drone Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • International Sunflower Guerilla Gardening Day – May 1
  • International Worker’s Day – May 1
  • Join Hands Day: Youth and Adults Volunteering Together – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Keep Kids Alive Drive 25 Day – May 1
  • Kentucky Derby – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Law Day – May 1
  • Learn to Ride a Bike Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Lei Day – May 1 (U.S. State of Hawaii)
  • Loyalty Day – May 1
  • Mariachi Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • May Day – May 1
  • Mother Goose Day – May 1
  • National Auctioneers Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • National Chocolate Parfait Day – May 1
  • National Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday of May)
  • National Fitness Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • National Herb Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May) and also April 24, 2021
  • National Homebrew Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • National Play Outside Day – May 1, 2021 – (First Saturday in EVERY Month)
  • National Purebred Dog Day – May 1
  • National Scrapbooking Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • National Wildfire Community Preparedness Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • New Homeowners Day – May 1
  • Orthodox Holy Saturday – May 1, 2021
  • Phone in Sick Day – May 1
  • Pilates Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Save the Rhino Day – May 1
  • School Principals’ Day – May 1
  • Silver Star Service Banner Day – May 1
  • Start Seeing Monarchs Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Therapeutic Massage Awareness Day – May 1
  • World Beer Pong Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • World Naked Gardening Day – May 1, 2021 (First Saturday in May)
  • Worthy Wage Day – May 1
  • Baby Day – May 2
  • Brothers and Sisters Day – May 2
  • International Baby Lost Mother’s Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • International Bereaved Mothers Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • International Harry Potter Day – May 2
  • International Permaculture Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • International Scurvy Awareness Day – May 2
  • Lemonade Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • Mayday for Mutts – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • Motorcycle Mass and Blessings of the Bike – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • National Fire Day – May 2
  • National Infertility Survival Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • National Life Insurance Day – May 2
  • National Play Your Ukulele Day – May 2
  • National Truffles Day – May 2
  • Orthodox Easter – May 2, 2021
  • Rural Life Sunday – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • Take a Baby to Lunch Day – May 2
  • World Laughter Day – May 2, 2021 (First Sunday in May)
  • World Tuna Day – May 2
  • Garden Meditation Day – May 3
  • Great Lakes Awareness Day – May 3, 2021 (Monday of the First Full Week in May)
  • Melanoma Monday – May 3, 2021 (First Monday in May)
  • National Chocolate Custard Day – May 3
  • National Lumpy Rug Day – May 3
  • National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day – May 3, 2021 (Monday of the First Full Week in May)
  • National Public Radio Day – May 3
  • National Raspberry  Popover Day – May 3
  • National SAN Architect Day – May 3
  • National Specially-abled Pets Day – May 3
  • National Textile Day – May 3
  • National Two Different Colored Shoes Day – May 3
  • Orthodox Easter Monday – May 3, 2021
  • Paranormal Day – May 3
  • Sun Day – May 3
  • Wordsmith Day – May 3
  • World Press Freedom Day – May 3
  • Anti-Bullying Day – May 4
  • Bird Day – May 4
  • Childhood Depression Awareness Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • Dave Brubeck Day (Jazz Pianist and Composer) – May 4
  • Foster Care Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • Intergalactic Star Wars Day – May 4
  • International Firefighter’s Day – May 4
  • International Respect for Chickens Day – May 4
  • K.I.N.D. Day – May 4 (K.I.N.D. = Kids in Need of Diapers)
  • Kent State Shootings Remembrance – May 4 (Local Observance in Ohio)
  • National Candied Orange Peel Day – May 4
  • National Concert Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • National Golf Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • National Kids Fitness Day – May 4
  • National Orange Juice Day – May 4
  • National Teachers Day – May 4, 2021 (Tuesday of the First Full Week in May)
  • National Weather Observers Day – May 4
  • Petite and Proud Day – May 4
  • Poem in Your Pocket Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May), and  April 29, 2021 (Last Thursday in April)
  • Renewal Day – May 4
  • Rhode Island Independence Day – May 4
  • Star Wars Day – May 4
  • World Asthma Day – May 4, 2021 (First Tuesday in May)
  • World Give Day – May 4
  • Bonza Bottler Day – May 5
  • Cartoonists Day – May 5
  • Cinco de Mayo – May 5
  • Europe Day (Council of Europe) – May 5
  • Great American Grump Out – May 5, 2021 (First Wednesday of May)
  • Hand Hygiene Day – May 5
  • Hug a Shed and Take a Selfie Day – May 5
  • International Midwives Day – May 5
  • Museum Lover’s Day – May 5
  • Nail Day – May 5
  • National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day – May 5, 2021 (First Wednesday in May)
  • National Bike to School Day – May 5, 2021 (Wednesday of the First Full Week in May)
  • National Day to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy – May 5, 2021 (First Wednesday in May)
  • National (Deaf) Interpreter Day – May 5, 2021 (First Wednesday in May)
  • National Hoagie Day – May 5
  • National Silence the Shame Day – May 5
  • National Skilled Trades Day – May 5, 2021
  • Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Day – May 5, 2021
  • Oyster Day – May 5
  • Project Aces Day – May 5, 2021 (First Wednesday in May) (Aces = All Children Exercise Simultaneously)
  • Revenge of the Fifth – May 5
  • Square Root Day – not until May 5, 2025
  • Totally Chipotle Day – May 5
  • World Portuguese Language Day – May 5
  • International No Diet Day – May 6
  • Joseph Brackett Day – May 6
  • Make a Book Day – May 6, 2021 (Thursday of National Family Reading Week)
  • National Beverage Day – May 6
  • National Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day – May 6, 2021
  • National Crepes Suzette Day – May 6
  • National Day of Prayer – May 6, 2021 (First Thursday in May)
  • National Day of Reason – May 6, 2021 (First Thursday in May) – Set up in 2003 by Humanists/Atheists on the same day as the National Day of Prayer for a secular alternative
  • National Nurses Day, or National RN Recognition Day – May 6
  • National Tourist Appreciation Day – May 6
  • No Homework Day – May 6
  • World Password Day – May 6, 2021 (First Thursday in May)
  • Child Care Provider Day – May 7, 2021 (Friday before Mothers Day)
  • International Space Day – May 7, 2021 (First Friday in May)
  • Military Spouse Appreciation Day – May 7, 2021
  • National Barrier Awareness Day – May 7
  • National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7
  • National Provider Appreciation Day – May 7, 2021 (Friday before Mother’s Day)
  • National Public Gardens Day – May 7, 2021
  • National Roast Leg of Lamb Day – May 7
  • National Tourism Day – May 7
  • No Pants Day – May 7, 2021 (First Friday in May)
  • Paste Up Day – May 7
  • School Lunch Hero Day – May 7, 2021 (First Friday in May)
  • Truman Day – May 8, 2021 but Observed on May 7, 2021 (On or around May 8)
  • Tuba Day – May 7, 2021 (First Friday in May)
  • American Indian Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Bereaved Mother’s Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Birthmother’s Day – May 8, 2021 (Saturday before Mother’s Day)
  • Brunch for Lunch Day – May 8, 2021 (Day Before Mother’s Day)
  • Cornelia de Lange Syndrome Awareness Day – (CdLS) May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Emancipation Day – (Columbus, Mississippi) – May 8
  • Free Trade Day – May 8
  • International Migratory Bird Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Iris Day – May 8
  • Jamestown Day – May 8, 2021
  • Letter Carrier’s Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Martin Z. Mollusk Day – May 8, 2021 (Saturday of First Full Week in May)
  • Mother Ocean Day – May 8, 2021 (Saturday before Mother’s Day)
  • National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day – May 8, 2021
  • National Archery Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • National Babysitters Day – May 8, 2021 (Saturday before Mother’s Day)
  • National Coconut Cream Pie Day – May 8
  • National Dog Mom’s Day – May 8, 2021 (Saturday before Mother’s Day)
  • National Empanada Day – May 8
  • National Give Someone a Cupcake Day – May 8
  • National Have a Coke Day – May 8
  • National Miniature Golf Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • National Student Nurses Day – May 8
  • National Train Day – May 8, 2021 (Held on the Saturday closest to May 10th)
  • National Windmill Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • No Socks Day – May 8
  • Stay Up All Night – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Sun Awareness Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • Truman Day – May 8, 2021 but Observed on May 7, 2021 (On or around May 8)
  • V-E Day – May 8
  • White Lotus Day – May 8
  • World Belly Dance Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Buckfast Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Fair Trade Day – May 8, 2021 (Second Saturday in May)
  • World Ovarian Cancer Day – May 8
  • World Red Cross Day – May 8
  • Hurrah For Buttons Day – May 9
  • Lost Sock Memorial Day – May 9
  • Mother’s At the Wall Day – May 9, 2021 (Always Mother’s Day)
  • Mother’s Day – May 9, 2021 (Second Sunday in May)
  • National Butterscotch Brownie Day – May 9
  • National Moscato Day – May 9
  • National Veal Ban Action Day – May 9, 2021 (Second Sunday in May)
  • Tear The Tags off the Mattress Day – May 9
  • Clean Up Your Room Day – May 10
  • Confederate Memorial Day – May 10, 2021 (States of North Carolina and South Carolina)
  • Jerusalem Day – May 10, 2021
  • National Lipid Day – May 10
  • National Shrimp Day – May 10
  • National Small Business Day – May 10
  • National Women’s Check-up Day – May 10, 2021 (Monday following Mother’s Day)
  • Trust Your Intuition Day – May 10
  • World Lupus Day – May 10
  • Eat What you Want Day – May 11
  • Hostess Cupcake Day – May 11
  • National Foam Rolling Day (RE: Massage) – May 11
  • National Twilight Zone Day – May 11
  • Sex Differences in Health Awareness Day – May 11, 2021 (Tuesday of National Women’s Health Week)
  • World Ego Awareness Day – May 11
  • Donate a Day’s Wages to Charity – May 12, 2021 (Second Wednesday in May)
  • Free Cone Day (Haagen-Dazs) – May 12, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • International Awareness Day – May 12
  • International Myalgic Encephalomyelitis / Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Awareness Day – May 12
  • International Nurses Day – May 12
  • Limerick Day – May 12
  • National Fibromyalgia Awareness Day – May 12
  • National Hospital Day – May 12
  • National Night Shift Workers Day – May 12, 2021 (Second Wednesday in May)
  • National Nutty Fudge Day – May 12
  • National Odometer Day – May 12
  • National Receptionists Day – May 12, 2021 (Second Wednesday in May)
  • National School Nurse Day – May 12, 2021 (Wednesday of National Nurse Week which is always on May 6-12)
  • National Third Shift Workers Day – May 12, 2021 (Second Wednesday in May)
  • Root Canal Appreciation Day – May 12, 2021 (Second Wednesday in May)
  • World Facilities Management Day – May 12, 2021 (Wednesday of the Second Full Week in May)
  • Ascension Day (of Jesus) – May 13, 2021
  • Children of Fallen Patriots Day – May 13
  • Cough Drop Day – May 13
  • Frog Jumping Day – May 13
  • IEEE Global Engineering the Future Day – May 13
  • National Apple Pie Day – May 13
  • National Fruit Cocktail Day – May 13
  • National Leprechaun Day – May 13
  • Top Gun Day – May 13
  • Tulip Day – May 13
  • World Cocktail Day – May 13
  • Fintastic Friday: Giving Sharks a Voice – May 14, 2021 (Second Friday in May)
  • International Dylan Thomas Day – May 14
  • National Buttermilk Biscuit Day – May 14
  • National Chicken Dance Day – May 14
  • Shades Day – May 14
  • The Stars and Stripes Forever Day – May 14
  • Underground America Day – May 14
  • Armed Forces Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Astronomy Day – May 15, 2021 (A Saturday from mid-April to mid May, on or before 1st quarter moon)
  • Bring Flowers to Someone Day – May 15
  • Culture Freedom Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Do Dah Day (Salute to Silliness) – May 15, 2021  (Third Saturday in May)
  • Hyperemisis Gravidarum Awareness Day – May 15
  • International Conscientious Objector Day – May 15
  • International Day of Families – May 15
  • International Kangaroo Care Awareness Day – May 15
  • International MPS Awareness Day – May 15
  • National Chocolate Chip Day – May 15
  • National Learn to Swim Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday of May – week before Memorial Day)
  • National Nylon Stockings Day – May 15
  • National River Cleanup Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • National Safety Dose Day – May 15
  • National Senior Fraud Awareness Day – May 15
  • National Stockings Day – May 15
  • National Tuberous Sclerosis Day – May 15
  • Peace Officers Memorial Day – May 15
  • Plant a Lemon Tree Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Preakness – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Relive Your Past by Listening to the First Music You Ever Bought No Matter What It Was no Excuses Day – May 15
  • Spring Astronomy Day – May 15, 2021
  • Straw Hat Day – May 15
  • TSC Global Awareness Day (Tuberous Sclerosis Complex) – May 15
  • VBF Day of Awareness – May 15
  • World Whiskey Day – May 15, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • Biographer’s Day – May 16
  • International Pickle Day – May 16
  • Love a Tree Day – May 16
  • National Coquilles St. Jacques Day – May 16
  • National Mimosa Day – May 16
  • National Piercing Day – May 16
  • National Sea Monkey Day – May 16
  • Nickel Day – May 16
  • Ride a Unicycle Day – May 16, 2021 (Third Sunday in May)
  • Stepmother’s Day – May 16, 2021 (The Sunday after Mother’s Day)
  • Wear Purple for Peace Day – May 16
  • World Baking Day – May 16, 2021
  • International Child Helpline Day – May 17
  • International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia – May 17
  • National Cherry Cobbler Day – May 17
  • National Mushroom Hunting Day – May 17
  • National Pack Rat Day – May 17
  • National Walnut Day – May 17
  • Pinot Grigio Day – May 17
  • Supply Chain Professional Day – May 17, 2021 (Third Monday in May)
  • World Hypertension Day – May 17
  • World Information Society Day – May 17
  • World Neurofibromatosis Day (NF Day) – May 17
  • World Telecommunication and Information Society Day – May 17
  • World Telecommunication Day – May 17
  • Dinosaur Day – May 18, 2021
  • HIV Vaccine Awareness Day – May 18
  • I Love Reese’s Day – May 18
  • International Museum Day – May 18
  • Mother Whistler Day – May 18
  • National Cheese Souffle Day – May 18
  • National Museum Day – May 18
  • National No Dirty Dishes Day – May 18
  • National Visit Your Relatives Day – May 18
  • Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day – May 18
  • World Aids Vaccine Day – May 18
  • Boys Club Day – May 19
  • Celebrate Your Elected Officials Day – May 19
  • Emergency Medical Services Day – May 19, 2021 (Third Wednesday in May)
  • Emergency Medical Services for Children Day – May 19, 2021 (Wednesday of EMS Week)
  • Hepatitis Testing Day – May 19
  • Malcolm X Day – May 19
  • May Ray Day – May 19
  • National Asian and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day – May 19
  • National Devil’s Food Cake Day – May 19
  • National Employee Health and Fitness Day – May 19, 2021 (Third Wednesday in May)
  • National Juice Slush Day – May 19, 2021 (Third Wednesday in May)
  • Plant Something Day – May 19
  • Red Nose Day – May 19, 2021
  • Turn Beauty Inside Out Day – May 19, 2021 (Third Wednesday in May)
  • World IBD Day – May 19
  • Brown Bag It Thursday – May 20, 2021 (Third Thursday in May)
  • Eliza Doolittle Day – May 20
  • Emancipation Day (Florida) – May 20
  • Everybody Draw Mohammed Day – May 20
  • Flower Day – May 20
  • Global Accessibility Awareness Day – May 20, 2021 (Third Thursday in May)
  • International Clinical Trials Day – May 20
  • International Hummus Day – May 20, 2021
  • Josephine Baker Day – May 20
  • National Aperitif Day – May 20, 2021 (Third Thursday in May)
  • National Be a Millionaire Day – May 20
  • National Notebook Day – May 20, 2021 (Third Thursday in May)
  • National Quiche Lorraine Day – May 20
  • National Rescue Dog Day – May 20
  • Pick Strawberries Day – May 20
  • Weights and Measure Day – May 20
  • World Autoimmune Arthritis Day – May 20
  • World Bee Day – May 20
  • World Metrology Day – May 20
  • American Red Cross Founder’s Day – May 21
  • End of the World or Rapture Party Day – May 21
  • Endangered Species Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • I Need a Patch for That Day – May 21
  • International Defense Transportation Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • International Tea Day – May 21
  • International Virtual Assistants Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • NASCAR Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • National Bike to Work Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • National Defense Transportation Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • National Memo Day – May 21
  • National Pizza Party Day – May 21, 2021 (Third Friday in May)
  • National Strawberries and Cream Day – May 21
  • National Waiters and Waitresses Day – May 21
  • O. Henry Pun-Off Day – May 21, 2021
  • Sister Maria Hummel Day – May 21
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development – May 21
  • Bitcoin Pizza Day – May 22
  • Canadian Immigrants Day – May 22
  • Harvey Milk Day (California) – May 22
  • International Day for Biological Diversity – May 22
  • International Heritage Breeds Day – May 22, 2021
  • National Buy a Musical Instrument Day – May 22
  • National Heritage Breeds Day – May 22, 2021 (Saturday of Third Full Week in May)
  • National Italian Beef Day – May 22, 2021 (Fourth Saturday in May)
  • National Maritime Day – May 22
  • National Solitaire Day – May 22
  • National Vanilla Pudding Day – May 22
  • Sherlock Holmes Day – May 22
  • World Fiddle Day – May 22, 2021 (Third Saturday in May)
  • World Goth Day – May 22
  • Armed Forces Day Military-Amateur Crossband Communications Day – May 23, 2020 (2021 TBA)
  • Declaration of the Bab Day (Bahai Faith) – May 23
  • International Day to End Obstetric Fistula – May 23
  • International Turtle Day – May 23
  • Lucky Penny Day – May 23
  • National Taffy Day – May 23
  • Pentecost (also known as Whitsunday or Whit Sunday) – May 23, 2021
  • Whit Sunday (Also Known as Pentecost or Whitsunday) – May 23, 2021
  • World Crohn’s and Colitis Day – May 23
  • World Turtle Day – May 23
  • Asparagus Day – May 24
  • Aviation Maintenance Technician Day – May 24
  • Brother’s Day – May 24
  • International Tiara Day – May 24
  • International Women’s Day for Peace and Disarmament – May 24
  • National Escargot Day – May 24
  • Pentecost Monday (Also Known as Whit Monday) – May 24, 2021
  • Scavenger Hunt Day – May 24
  • Victoria Day – May 24, 2021
  • Whit Monday (Also Known as Pentecost Monday) – May 24, 2021
  • World Schizophrenia Awareness Day – May 24, 2021
  • African Liberation Day – May 25
  • Geek Pride Day – May 25
  • National Brown-Bag-It Day – May 25
  • National Missing Children’s Day – May 25
  • National Tap Dance Day – May 25
  • National Wine Day – May 25
  • Towel Day – May 25
  • Day of Vesak – May 26, 2021
  • National Blueberry Cheesecake Day – May 26
  • National Cherry Dessert Day – May 26
  • National Paper Airplane Day – May 26
  • National Senior Health & Fitness Day – May 26, 2021 (Last Wednesday in May)
  • Sally Ride Day – May 26
  • World Dracula Day – May 26
  • World Lindy Hop Day – May 26
  • World Orienteering Day – May 26, 2021
  • World Otter Day – May 26, 2021 (Last Wednesday in May)
  • World Red Head Day – May 26
  • Cellophane Tape Day – May 27
  • Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day – May 27, 2021 (Thursday of Memorial Day Week)
  • National Grape Popsicle Day – May 27
  • National Gray Day – May 27
  • Nothing to Fear Day – May 27
  • Old Time Player Piano Day – May 27
  • Sunscreen Protection Day – May 27
  • Amnesty International Day – May 28
  • Carb Day – May 28, 2021
  • Don’t Fry Day – May 28, 2021 (Friday Before Memorial Day)
  • European Neighbors’ Day – May 28, 2021 (Last Friday in May)
  • Heat Awareness Day – May 28, 2021
  • International Hamburger Day – May 28
  • Menstrual Hygiene Day – May 28
  • National Brisket Day – May 28
  • National Cooler Day – May 28, 2021
  • National Death Busters Day – May 28, 2021 (Friday Before Memorial Day)
  • National Road Trip Day – May 28, 2021
  • National Title Track Day – May 28, 2021 (Fourth Friday in May)
  • National Wig Out Day – May 28, 2021 (Friday before Memorial Day)
  • Slugs Return From Capistrano Day – May 28
  • Whooping Crane Day – May 28
  • Amateur Radio Military Appreciation Day (ARMAD) – May 29, 2021 (Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend)
  • Composting Day – May 29
  • End of the Middle Ages Day – May 29
  • International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers – May 29
  • International Jazz Day – May 29, 2021 (Saturday of Memorial Day Weekend) Also observed on April 30 each year
  • Julia Pierpont Day – May 29, 2021 (Fourth Saturday in May)
  • Learn About Composting Day – May 29
  • National Biscuit Day – May 29
  • National Coq Au Vin Day – May 29
  • Paper Clip Day – May 29
  • Pink Flamingo Day – May 29
  • Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day – May 29
  • World Digestive Health Day – May 29
  • Indianapolis 500 – May 30, 2021 (Sunday of Memorial Day weekend)
  • International Hug Your Cat Day – May 30
  • Loomis Day – May 30
  • My Bucket’s Got a Hole In It Day – May 30
  • National Creativity Day – May 30
  • National Mint Julep Day – May 30
  • Neighbor Day – May 30, 2021 (Sunday before Memorial Day)
  • Trinity Sunday – May 30, 2021
  • Water a Flower Day – May 30
  • World MS Day (Multiple Sclerosis) – May 30
  • Jefferson Davis Birthday – May 31, 2021 (State of Mississippi)
  • Memorial Day – May 31, 2021 (Last Monday in May)
  • National Autonomous Vehicle Day – May 31
  • National Hamburger Day (May 31, 2021, July 28 and also December 21)
  • National Macaroon Day – May 31
  • National Meditation Day – May 31
  • National Save Your Hearing Day – May 31
  • National Smile Day  May 31
  • National Speak in Complete Sentences Day – May 31
  • Necrotizing Fasciitis Awareness Day – May 31
  • Prayer for Peace, Memorial Day – May 31, 2021 (Last Monday in May / Same Day as Memorial Day)
  • What You Think Upon Grows Day – May 31
  • World No-Tobacco Day – May 31
  • World Parrot Day – May 31

The above awareness month and week information was pulled from www.holidays-and-observances.com. The Auburn Examiner has not verified every month or week listed. If there is an awareness month or week missed or incorrectly listed please contact us ([email protected]).

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