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May 2024 - Dates for your Calendars

May 2024 - Dates for your Calendars

may 2024 fun marketing dates for your social media calendars

Looking for dates for your social (media) calendar? Here are the May 2025 key dates - plenty of silliness to enjoy - who fancies a Harry Potter marathon on the 2nd? As well as important dates you don’t want to miss - like Mother’s Day in the US and many other countries.

Here in the U.K., we get to indulge in two long weekends in the form of Bank Holidays in May - it’s also skin cancer awareness month - so be sure to protect yourself from those rays, long may they last.


🧡 This month is:​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

Mental Health Awareness Month

Skin Cancer Awareness Month 

National Walking Month (UK)


1st - Global Love Day, May Day

2nd - International Harry Potter Day

3rd - Write a Review Day

4th - Star Wars Day, World Laughter Day

5th - Cinco De Mayo

6th - Early May Bank Holiday, Met Gal, Deaf Awareness Week begins, First Anniversary - Coronation of King Charles III and Camilla, 

7th - World Asthma Day

8th - VE Day

9th - Europe Day

12th - Mother’s Day (USA), International Nurses Day

13th - World Cocktail Day, Mental Health Awareness Week

14th - Cannes Film Festival Begins

15th - International Day of Families

16th - International Day of Light

17th - International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia
18th - Visit Your Relatives Day

20th - World Bee Day

21st - RHS Chelsea Flower Show (start)

22nd - Sherlock Holmes Day

24th - Brother’s Day

25th - Wine Day

27th - Spring Bank Holiday, Memorial Day

28th - Hamburger Day

29th - National Biscuit Day (UK)

30th - National Creativity Day