May 2024 Calendar with Holidays

View the May 2024 calendar with holidays, major observance days and all the US federal holidays during the month.

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May 2024 calendar with holidays.

May 2024 Calendar with Holidays, Awareness, Observances and Popular Days

What is May Recognized As?

May 2024 calendar with holidays
A picture of inventor and businessman Elon Musk. May is the National Inventors Month, a month during which human ingenuity and creativity is celebrated, as well as celebrating the many contributions by men and women across the centuries and from all over the world.

The month of May is recognized in some regions of the world as:

  • ALS Awareness Month
  • Asian American Month
  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Better Hearing and Speech Month
  • Celiac Awareness Month
  • Community Action Awareness Month
  • Creative Beginnings Month
  • Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month
  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Awareness month
  • Flores de Mayo (Philippine festival)
  • Foster Care Month
  • Garden for Wildlife month
  • Haitian Heritage Month
  • Hepatitis Awareness Month
  • Huntington's Disease Awareness Month
  • International Mediterranean Diet Month
  • Jewish American Heritage Month
  • Kaamatan harvest festival (on 30 and 31 May)
  • Latino Books Month
  • Lupus Awareness Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • Month of the Blessed Virgin Mary
  • National ALS Awareness Month
  • National Barbeque Month
  • National Bike Month
  • National Brain Tumor Awareness Month
  • National Burger Month
  • National Electrical Safety Month
  • National Foster Care Month
  • National Hamburger Month
  • National Inventors Month
  • National Lyme Disease Awareness Month
  • National Mental Health Month
  • National Military Appreciation Month
  • National Moving Month
  • National Osteoporosis Month
  • National Pet Month
  • National Photo Month
  • National Salad Month
  • National Smile Month (United Kingdom)
  • National Stroke Awareness Month
  • National Water Safety Month
  • National Wild Fire Awareness Month
  • New Zealand Music Month
  • Older Americans Month
  • Season of Emancipation (April 14 to August 23)
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Month
  • South Asian Heritage Month
  • Working class history month
  • World Trade Month
  • Young Achievers of Tomorrow Month

US Federal Holidays for May 2024

There are 11 federal holidays in the US. However, there is only 1 federal holiday in the month of May, as listed below.

US Federal Holidays for May 2024
Holiday Name Day of Week Observed Date
Memorial DayMondayMay 27 2024
Popular Days, Holidays and Observances in May 2024
HolidayDay of WeekDate
May Day/ International Workers' Day/ Labour DayWednesdayMay 1 2024
National College Decision DayWednesdayMay 1 2024
World Lyme DayWednesdayMay 1 2024
National Day of PrayerThursdayMay 2 2024
World Tuna DayThursdayMay 2 2024
St James TL / St PhilipFridayMay 3 2024
World Press Freedom DayFridayMay 3 2024
Free Comic Book DaySaturdayMay 4 2024
International Firefighters DaySaturdayMay 4 2024
Kentucky DerbySaturdayMay 4 2024
Star Wars DaySaturdayMay 4 2024
Orthodox EasterSundayMay 5 2024
Cinco De MayoSundayMay 5 2024
World Laughter DaySundayMay 5 2024
Holocaust Remembrance DayMondayMay 6 2024
National Nurses DayMondayMay 6 2024
National Teacher DayTuesdayMay 7 2024
World Asthma DayTuesdayMay 7 2024
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who perished during World War IIWednesdayMay 8 2024
Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for those who perished during World War IIThursdayMay 9 2024
AscensionThursdayMay 9 2024
Country Music Awards (ACM)ThursdayMay 9 2024
Military Spouse Appreciation DayFridayMay 10 2024
Eat What You Want DaySaturdayMay 11 2024
Mother's DaySundayMay 12 2024
Yom HaZikaron Starts (Israel)SundayMay 12 2024
Yom-HaAtzmautTuesdayMay 14 2024
International Day of FamiliesWednesdayMay 15 2024
National Chocolate Chip DayWednesdayMay 15 2024
International Day of LightThursdayMay 16 2024
Int'l. Day of Living Together in PeaceThursdayMay 16 2024
Bike To Work DayFridayMay 17 2024
Endangered Species DayFridayMay 17 2024
World Telecommunication and Information Society DayFridayMay 17 2024
Armed Forces DaySaturdayMay 18 2024
International Museum DaySaturdayMay 18 2024
PentecostSundayMay 19 2024
National Rescue Dog DayMondayMay 20 2024
World Bee DayMondayMay 20 2024
World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and DevelopmentTuesdayMay 21 2024
International Day for Biological Diversity (IDB)WednesdayMay 22 2024
World Goth DayWednesdayMay 22 2024
International Day to End Obstetric FistulaThursdayMay 23 2024
Vesak DayThursdayMay 23 2024
World Turtle DayThursdayMay 23 2024
National Brother DayFridayMay 24 2024
Lag BaOmer StartsSaturdayMay 25 2024
National Wine DaySaturdayMay 25 2024
Towel DaySaturdayMay 25 2024
Trinity SundaySundayMay 26 2024
Memorial DayMondayMay 27 2024
National Burger DayTuesdayMay 28 2024
International Day of UN PeacekeepersWednesdayMay 29 2024
National Biscuit DayWednesdayMay 29 2024
Corpus ChristiThursdayMay 30 2024
World MS DayThursdayMay 30 2024
World No Tobacco DayFridayMay 31 2024
World Otter DayFridayMay 31 2024

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Terry Sheeroh, author, editor and owner at free2024calendar.com

Terry Sheeroh, Owner and editor of Free 2024 Calendar with Holidays

Terry is a mom, wife and an entrepreneur who has many years of experience in the beauty and fashion business. She is the founder of this website and also a full-time mother to her son. Terry has a big passion for cooking and trying out new recipes. She enjoys writing, hair-styling, knitting, travelling, and hosting family and friends.