May is National Month of:
 National Asparagus Month
 National Barbecue Month
 National Chocolate Custard Month
 National Egg Month
 National Hamburger Month
 National Salad Month
 National Salsa Month
 National Strawberry Month

To see the complete day to day Food Holiday's visit May Food Calendar.

National Barbecue Month
Don't miss reading our very own Grilling & BBQ page where you can get tips on BBQing.

May 15:
National Chocolate Chip Day
"Chocolate Chip Recipe"
1 cup butter - 1 cup sugar - 2 eggs - 1 cup brown sugar - 1 tbs. vanilla
1 1/4 tsp baking soda - 2 1/4 cup flour - 1/2 cup nuts (optional)
1 large package of chocolate chips.
Preheat oven to 350.   Cream sugars and butter.  Add eggs and vanilla.  Beat well.  Add baking soda and flour.  Beat until well mixed.  Stir in nuts and chocolate chips.  Spoon 1 tsp size onto ungreased cookie sheet.  Bake 12 minutes or until brown.
Do you love baking and eating really hot and gooey cookies as much as we do?  Well don't miss reading our  "Coffee Cookie Recipes."
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Movable Holidays
This means the Holiday falls on a different date each year.
 • Mothers Day - Mothers Day is always on a Sunday. 
 • In the United States, Military Spouse Day is observed on the Friday preceding Mother's Day.
 • Astronomy Day: occurs on a Saturday between mid-April and mid-May, and is scheduled so as to occur at or just before the first quarter Moon. 
 • Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday that is observed on the last Monday of May.
 • National Teachers Day- always the Tuesday of the first full week in May.
 • National Backyard Games week (Last full week before Memorial Day.)
 • Surgical Technologist Week (Always the week with the 3rd Sunday)
 • Police Week (Full Week including May 15th)
 • National Windmill Day - On this holiday in the Netherlands, the second Saturday in May, as many surviving windmills as possible are set in motion for tourists. The country has some 950 windmills, about 300 of which are still used occasionally.


See all May Food Holidays
National Barbecue Month,  National Hamburger Month,
National Salad MonthNational Egg MonthNational Salsa Month,
National Strawberry Month,


Week One
Read Me Week
Clear Air Week
National Herb week
National Music week
Child Care Awareness Week
National be kind to Animals Week
National Teacher Appreciation Week
National Computer Education Week
National Family Reading Week
National Tourism Week
National Family Week
National Raisin Week
National Safe Kids Week
National Postcard Week
Jewish Heritage Week
National Wildflower week
Water/Detect-a-Leak Week
Food Allergy Awareness Week
Flexible Work Arrangements
Cartoon appreciation Week
National Nurses Week (6- 12)

Week Two
National Pet week
National Bike Week
National Music Week
National Police week
National Bike Week
National Hospital Week
Universal Family Week
National Etiquette Week
Girls Incorporated Week
National Nursing Home Week
 National Historic Preservation Week

Week Three
Astronomy Week
Buckle Up America Week
Hurricane Awareness Week
Medic Alert Awareness Week
National Transportation week
National New Friends, Old Friends Week
National Backyard Games week (Last full week before Memorial Day.)
Running & Fitness Week; World Trade Week
Surgical Technologist Week (Always the week with the 3rd Sunday)
Police Week (Full Week including May 15th)

Week Four
National Shoe Week
National Pickle Week
National Safe Boating Week
Good Stewardship Week

Day-Long Observances, Events, & Holidays

May 1, 
May Day
Law Day
Loyalty Day
Save a Rhino Day
Mother Goose Day
Hawaiian Lei Day
Stepmother's Day
Worthy wage Day
School Principals Day
Cheerios Released in 1941
Executive Coaching Day
Frequent Flyer Day
Library Legislative Day
New Homeowner;s Day
Couple Appreciation Day
Batman Debuted in 1939
Empire State Building Opened in 1931
Labor Day (Mexico and Canada)

May 2 
Brother/Sister Day
National Baby's day
Take a Baby to Lunch Day
Sibling Appreciation Day
Dr. Benjamin Spock's Birthday (1903)
National River Clean Up Day

May 3 
Kite Day
Lumpy Rug Day
Wordsmith Day
Paranormal Day
Make-A-Book Day
Sears Tower Birthday
Sun Day (Day of the Sun)
World Press Freedom Day
National Day of Prayer
National Scrapbook Day
National Public Radio Day
Colored Comic Book Birthday
National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day
National Anxiety Disorders Screening Day
Holocaust Remembrance Day
International Tuba Day 

May 4
Space Day
Make-A-Book Day
Baseball League Day
4-H Began (1901)
Youth Day In China
National Day of Reason
National Day of Prayer
Respect for Chickens Day
National Kids Fitness Day
Grammy Awards Birthday
Lunar Roving Vehicle on Moon
Susan's Birthday (Sesame Street)
National Weather Observers Day
National Candied Orange Peel Day

May 5
Cinco De Mayo
Kentucky Derby
Japan's Childrens Day
Museum Lover's Day
Cartoonists Day (? date in question)
First American in Space
Yosemite Sam's Birthday
First MLB Perfect Baseball Game (1904 by Cy Yound).

May 6
No Diet Day
Pilates Day
School Family Day
Join Hands Day
No Homework Day
O. Henry Pun Day
Scrapbook Day
Willie May's Birthday
National Nurse's Day
National Hoagie Day
National Beverage Day
International No Diet Day
American Lung Association Birthday

May 7
Scale Day
Paste-up Day
International Tuba Day
Fire Escape Ladder Birthday
National Tourism Day
National Infertility Survival Day
Unity in Diversity Day
Great Lakes Awareness Day
Childhood Depression Awareness Day  (Wear a Green Ribbon)

May 8
No Sock Day
Have A Coke Day
National Teacher's Day
National River Clean Up Day
Harry S. Truman's Born (1884)
International Red Cross Day

May 9
Tear the Tags Off the Mattress Day
First Newspaper Cartoon (In the USA) in 1754.
Sir John Barbie's B'day (Peter Pan)
Lost Sock Memorial Day
Dagwood's Birthday (Blondie)
Hurray for Buttons Day
Peter Pan Day (Author James Matthew Born 1860 in Scotland)

May 10
Blood Pressure Day
Trust Your Intuition Day
National Receptionist Day
Clean Up Your Room Day
National Small Business Day!
Donate a Day's Wages to Charity Day
National Nightshift Workers Day
National Third Shift Workers Day
National School Nurses Day
Root Canal Appreciation Day
Trust Your Intuition Day

May 11
Jigsaw Puzzle Day
Eat What You Want Day
National Military Spouse Appreciation Day
National Family Childcare Providers appreciation Day

May 12
Migratory Bird Day
National Nurses Day
Disney's Goofy Debuted
Fibromyalgia Awareness Day
Native American Rights Day
Limerick Day (Edward Lear's birthday)

May 13
Tulip Day
Windmill Day
Cough Drop Day
Astronomy Day
Mother Ocean Day
I Just Called to Say I Love You Day
Blame Someone Else DayInternationalo Migratory Bird Day
Jamestown Landing Day
National Babysitter's Day
Stamp Out Hunger- NALC Food Drive
World Fair Trade Day
Native American Day

May 14
Crazy Day
Motorcycle Day
Race For The Cure Day
Underground America Day
Marshmallow Fluff Birthday
National Third Shift Workers Day
Drunk Driving Memorial Day
National Dance Like A Chicken Day
Star Wars Day (Creator George Lucas Born)

May 15
Dinosaur Day
Biographer's day
Nylon Stockings Day
Over The Rainbow Day
Peace Officers Memorial Day
International Day of Families
National Employee Health and Fitness Day

May 16
Spam Debuted
Biographers Day
Nickel Day (US Nickel Minted 1866)
Wear Purple For Peace Day
Spaghetti-O Debuted
National Sea Monkeys Day

May 17
Pack Rat Day
Child Safety Awareness Day
Kids Helping Kids Day
First Kentucky Derby Ran
World Telecommunications Day
Turn Beauty Inside Out Day
Brown Bag It Thursday
Merry-Go-Round (1620 a Horse Powered Merry-Go-Round Debuted)

May 18
Head Start Began
No Dirty Dishes day
Mount St. Helens Erupted In 1980.
International Museum Day
Visit Your Relative's Day
Worlds Largest Lego Completed
Send an Electronic Greeting Card Day

May 19
Peace Day
Frog Jump Day
Sun Awareness Day
Armed Forces day
National Garage Sale Day
National Be a Millionaire Day
Natioanl Defense Transportation Day
National Bike To Work Day
National Children and Police Day
Celebrate Your Elected Officials Day
Ringling Brothers Founded Their Circus (Circus Day)

May 20
Flower Day
Strawberries Day
Eliza Doolittle Day
Weight and Measure's Day
National Stroke Awareness Day
Blue Jeans Birthday (Levi Recieved Patent)

May 21
Neighbor Day
US Red Cross Founded
Victoria Day in Canada
National Waitresses/Waiters Day
I Need a Patch For That Day
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue & Development
National Bike to Work Day
Armed Forces Day

May 22
Toothpaste Tube Birthday
Buy-A-Musical-Instrument Day
National Maritime Day
InternationalDay for Biological Diversity

May 23
Lucky Penny Day
National Taffy Day
Sea Turtle Day
World Turtle Day
National Pickle Day

May 24
Tiara Day
Brother's Day
Victoria Day (Canada)
Scavenger Hunt Day
Mary Had A Little Lamb Day
Morse Code Day (First message sent in 1844)
Brooklyn Bridge?s Birthday. Finished in 1983
Methodist Church Birthday (1738)
Sesame Streeet's Sam the Robot Debuted

May 25
National Missing Children's Day
International Sing-out Day!
National Tap Dance Day
National Something day
PBS's Arthur Debuted
Star Wars Birthday (Movie Released 1977)

May 26
Senior Health and Fitness Day
Dracula's Debuted in 1897

May 27
Golden Gate Bridge Opened (1937)
Masking Tape Patented (1930)
Pop-Up Toaster Released (1918)
Cellophane tape patented
International Jazz Day

May 28
Gone-ta-pott Day
Morning Radio Day
Sierra club Founded
 Slugs Return to Capistrano Day
Whooping Crane Day (First Born in Captivity)

May 29
Pink Flamingo Day
Honor your Ancestors Day
John F. Kennedy's Birthday (1917)
International Day of UN Peacekeepers

May 30
Loomis Day
Water a flower Day
Hole in My Bucket Day
Lincoln Memorial Dedication
Hug your cat day (varied dates?)
Indianapolis 500 Day (First Race 1911)
Memorial Day (True)

May 31
World No Tobacco Day
National Macaroon Day
National Meditation Day
National save your hearing day
Great American grump out Day
National Senior health and Fitness Day

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Memorial Day
Memorial Day is a day set aside to commemorate the brave hearts who laid down their lives for the nation. It's time to get together and remember the fallen heroes, their valor and pay tribute to the living legends. Reach out to your family, friends and loved ones with Memorial Day ecards filled with pride, warmth and togetherness..
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Father's Day
Dad loves you and guides you each and every day. Today it's your turn to show how much you love him. Express your love with warm Father's Day ecards and make him feel really special.
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Best Friends Day
Reach out to your coolest pal with fun and cute Best Friends Day ecards. Say how much he/ she means to you and thank him/ her for always being there. Surprise your friend with your warmest wish and make this Best Friends Day a truly special one for him/ her.
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May Flowers
The May Flowers are lily of the valley and hawthorn. Celebrate these beautiful blooms of summer. Send warm floral ecards from our site to your friends/ family/ loved ones to make their days bloom with joy.
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(May - June)
It's Graduation! It's time to congratulate your friend/ son/ daughter/ bro/ sis/ loved one who has graduated. Tell him/her how proud you are of them.  Send Greetings!
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(May 26 - 28)
It's Shavuot! So celebrate the holiday of the first fruits and giving of the ten commandments. Get into the festive spirit and enjoy. Send warm and heartfelt ecards from our site to wish your friends/ family/ loved ones a wonderful festival. Send Greetings!
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National Doughnut Day
Hey, National Doughnut Day is here! So savor the sweet and yummy taste of donuts. Send cute and yummy ecards from our site to wish your loved ones 'fun-taste-tic' days ahead.  Free Greeting!
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International Children's Day
Hey, it's International Children's Day! Time to have loads of fun with all the kids you know. Enjoy the day and wish them "Happy Children's Day" with cute International Children's Day ecards! Send Free Greetings!
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Rose Month
It's Rose Month! Spread the joy and love that awaits in the petals of each...
Send a free Greeting!
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Love Conquers All Day
It's Love Conquers All Day! It's the day for romance. So dedicate the day to the one you love. Send your sweetheart romantic ecards to make him/ her feel really special...
Send Free Greetings!
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Full Moon Day
Hey, it's Full Moon Day! Time to be romantic with your sweetheart with the moon glowing at its brightest in the sky. Don't forget to send a romantic ecard to your love.  Send a free greeting! June 4 celebrates the full moon but here are the dates for the actual full moon.
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Hug Your Cat Day
Hey, it's Hug Your Cat Day! So pick up your cute little kitty and give him/her a big hug. Make your pet cat feel really special. Send cute and warm ecards to wish your near and dear ones a whole lot of fun with their cats... Send a Greeting
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Ice Cream Day
Hey, it's Ice Cream Day... The perfect time to enjoy large scoops of the yummy ice creams. Send cute ecards to your friends/ family/ sweetheart/ loved ones to wish them a chill out time. Free Greeting
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ProfessYour Love Day
(June 9)
It's Profess Your Love Day! So tell your sweetheart what you feel and make it a magical day for him/ her. Send cute and romantic ecards to make your loved one feel really special.
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It's Red Rose Festival! 
(June 10)
So celebrate the pretty blooms and say what you feel with lovely roses. Send beautiful and warm ecards to your friends/ family/ loved ones/ sweetheart and wish a festival blooming with joy.
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Did you know that each month has a color ?

Dark Forest Green
Pale/Sky Blue

True Blue

also Orange

Learn more about color at the
Wolf Moon Dance website. It's a lot of fun!
May Food Holidays
Unless otherwise stated, these are generally observed in the US .

April Showers Bring May Flowers.