Holidays list

May observances[edit]

Month-long observances[edit]


In Catholic custom, May is the Month of the Blessed Virgin Mary. See May commitments to the Blessed Virgin Mary

Celiac Awareness Month

Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month.[4]

Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness month[5]

Worldwide Mediterranean Diet Month[6]

National Mobility Awareness Month (United States, Canada)

Period of Emancipation (April 14 to August 23) (Barbados)

Better Hearing and Speech Month[7]

Free printable calendar 2017

Kaamatan reap celebration (Labuan, Sabah)

National Electrical Safety Month (United States)[8]

Flores de Mayo (Philippines)

Cultivate for Wildlife month[9]

New Zealand Music Month (New Zealand)[10]

National Pet Month (United Kingdom)[11]

Skin Cancer Awareness Month[12]

National Smile Month (United Kingdom)

South Asian Heritage Month (International)

World Trade Month[13]

Joined States[edit]

Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

National ALS Awareness Month

National Innovators Month

May 2017 Calendar

National Brain Tumor Awareness Month [14]

National Burger Month [15]

Group Action Awareness Month (North Dakota, United States)[16]

National Foster Care Month (United States)[17]

National Golf Month [18]

Jewish American Heritage Month

Haitian Heritage Month

Hepatitis Awareness Month[19]

Psychological well-being Awareness Month

National Military Appreciation Month[20]

National Moving Month [21]

More established Americans Month [22]

National Osteoporosis Month [23]

National Stroke Awareness Month[24]

National Water Safety Month [25]

Non-Gregorian observances, 2017[edit]

(If you don’t mind take note of that all Baha’i, Islamic, and Jewish observances start on twilight preceding the date recorded, and end on the dusk of the date being referred to unless generally noted.)

April 20-May 1: Feast of Ridván (Declaration of Bahá’u’lláh) (Baha’i calendar)[26]

May 1: Twelfth Day of Ridván (Baha’i calendar)[27]

May 3: Buddha’s Birthday (Chinese schedule)

Cheung Chau Bun Festival

May 3-4: Thargelia (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 10: Vesak (Indian national schedule)

May 16: Bendidia (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 16: Feast of Azmat (Grandeur) (Baha’i calendar)[28]

May 22: Plynteria (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 23: Declaration of the Báb (Baha’i calendar)[29]

May 25: Amavasya (Hinduism) [30]

May 26: Hecate’s Deipnon (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 27: Noumenia (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 28: Ascension of Bahá’u’lláh (Note: This recognition starts a 3:00 pm on May 28) (Baha’i calendar)[31]

May 29: Arrhephoria (Attic schedule, Hellenism (religion))

May 30: Dragon Boat Festival (Chinese logbook)

Mobile observances, 2017[edit]

Phi Ta Khon (Dan Sai, Loei region, Isan, Thailand) Dates are chosen by town mediums and can occur anyplace amongst March and July.

National Small Business Week (United States): April 30-May 6[32]

National Hurricane Preparedness Week (United States): May 7-May 13

Green Office Week (Britain): May 8-13 [33]

New Zealand Sign Language Week May 8-14[34]

Word related Safety and Health Professional Day: May 10

Bicycle Week (Bicycle Week) (United States: May 15-19[35]

Walk Safely to School Day: May 19

Crisis Medical Services Week (United States): May 21-27[36]

Bicycle to Work Week Victoria: May 29-June 4[37]

Last Friday in April to the main Sunday in May: April 28-May 7[edit]

National Arbor Week (Ontario, Canada)

To start with Tuesday: May 2[edit]


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