The Month of MAY should be a time for hot dogs (at a ball game on a sunny day) BBQ and a bike ride. That's not always the case in MN. Here are some of the observations for May.


  • Date Your Mate Month
  • Foster Care Month
  • National Barbecue Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Blood Pressure Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Photograph Month
  • National Recommitment Month
  • National Salad Month
  • Older Americans Month

Weekly Celebrations:

  • Nurse's Week - first week of month
  • Wildflower Week - week two
  • National Bike Week - third week
  • National Police Week - third week of month
  • Emergency Medical Services Week - fourth week of month

Some of the daily "holidays" or wacky days

May Day

Bird Day

Star Wars Day

Cinco de Mayo

National Hoagie Day

National Teachers Day (Tuesday of the first full week of May)

No Diet Day

Military Spouses Day the Friday before Mother's Day

10 Birth Mother's Day - Saturday before Mother's Day

10 National Train Day- date may vary

11 Eat What You Want Day

11 Mother's Day - second Sunday

13 Frog Jumping Day

16 National Bike to Work Day - third Friday of month

17 Armed Forces Day - third Saturday of month

18 Visit Your Relatives Day

26 Memorial Day

For even more May observations, click here.