May Day for the year 2016 is celebrated/ observed on Sunday, May 1st.
May Day is observed on May 1. It is considered a spring holiday where celebrations include dancing and singing and dancing around a Maypole. A Maypole is a tall wooden pole often with cloth or rope extending out to hold by dancers going around the pole.
Countries that celebrate May Day
Spain, Serbia, Germany, France, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Scotland, Wales, England, Sweden, Canada and the United States all have various holidays related to May Day with some leaning more toward religious backgrounds and celebrations and others more pagan.
Days to May Day
Sunday, May 1st is day number 122 of the 2016 calendar year with -3 years, -1 month, -25 days until May Day 2016.
More information on May Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)
|When:||May 1 annually|
May 2016 Holidays
|Date||Holiday||Details||Days to Go|
|May 1 - Sun||May Day 2016||Observance||-1151|
|May 4||Yom Hashoah 2016||Jewish||-1148|
|May 5||Isra and Mi'raj 2016||Muslim||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||Cinco de Mayo 2016||Observance||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||National Day of Prayer 2016||Observance||-1147|
|May 5 - Thurs||Ascension Day 2016||Christian||-1147|
|May 6 - Fri||National Nurses Day 2016||Observance||-1146|
|May 8 - Sun||Mothers' Day 2016||Observance||-1144|
|May 15 - Sun||Peace Officers Memorial Day 2016||Observance||-1137|
|May 15 - Sun||Pentecost 2016||Christian||-1137|
|May 21||Laylat al Bara'at 2016||Muslim||-1131|
|May 21 - Sat||Armed Forces Day 2016||Observance||-1131|
|May 22 - Sun||National Maritime Day 2016||Observance||-1130|
|May 26||Lag BaOmer 2016||Jewish||-1126|
|May 26||Corpus Christi 2016||Christian||-1126|
|May 30 - Mon||Memorial Day 2016||Federal Holiday||-1122|