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May 2024 Calendar with Holidays

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About May 2024 Calendar with Holidays

There are more than a few big May holidays for you to enjoy. Among the biggies is the Kentucky Derby, held early on the first Saturday of the month. Mint Juleps anyone!? Then, we get to honor and celebrate Mom on Mother’s Day. We end the month with Memorial Day as we honor the veterans who gave the ultimate sacrifice to protect and preserve our liberties and freedom. Memorial Day also signifies the beginning of summer, even though it has not yet arrived meteorologically. But, that’s not all May has to offer. There are plenty of May National holidays and international holidays to enjoy. So, fill your May 2024 calendar with holidays big and small. As a matter of fact, celebrate them all!

Enjoy May Special Events

This is a big month for big holidays and events. Early in May, the Running of the Roses is held. It’s Kentucky Derby time. Southern Belles dress in their finest, including a flowery hat, and drink Mint Juleps.  It’s Kentucky Derby Day.

In mid-month, we honor Mom on  Mother’s Day second Sunday in May

Then, at the end of the month, we honor our military personnel who gave the ultimate sacrifice to assure our freedom and way of life. Memorial Day

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
  • National Photograph Month
  • National 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
Kentucky Dery May Event, holidays in May

Enjoy Our May 2024 Calendar with Holidays

Rose Flower

May holidays include many International and May National Holidays

Memorial Day

We Remember Our Military Personnel in May


  1. 2025 dates will be available later in 2024.

  2. Holiday Insights is one of the original holiday calendar websites. We are proudly one of the very few websites that actually research each holiday and special day before publishing them.

  3. How to Create Special Days. – Learn how to create May National Holidays and May International holidays.

  4. Definition of National Days – So, you can appreciate the true, official May National Holidays.

Holiday Insights, where every day is a holiday, a bizarre day, an May National holiday, a wacky day, or a special event. Join us in the fun each and every day of the year. Enjoy and celebrate May National holidays, and May International holidays. 

Did You Know? There are literally thousands of holidays, special events and observances, more than one for every day of the year. Many new holidays are being created on a very frequent basis. At Holiday Insights we strive to thoroughly research and report details of each one as accurately as possible.