Wednesday June 26, 2019

May Day 2016


Children dancing around May pole.Children dancing around May pole.

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)

May Day
Name(s):May Day
Type:Observance
When:May 1 annually

May 2016 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Sun May Day 2016 Observance-1151
May 4Yom Hashoah 2016Jewish-1148
May 5Isra and Mi'raj 2016Muslim-1147
May 5 - Thurs Cinco de Mayo 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2016 Observance-1147
May 5 - ThursAscension Day 2016Christian-1147
May 6 - FriNational Nurses Day 2016Observance-1146
May 8 - Sun Mothers' Day 2016 Observance-1144
May 15 - SunPeace Officers Memorial Day 2016Observance-1137
May 15 - SunPentecost 2016Christian-1137
May 21Laylat al Bara'at 2016Muslim-1131
May 21 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2016 Observance-1131
May 22 - SunNational Maritime Day 2016Observance-1130
May 26Lag BaOmer 2016Jewish-1126
May 26Corpus Christi 2016Christian-1126
May 30 - Mon Memorial Day 2016Federal Holiday-1122

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