Monday June 24, 2019

May Day 2018

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

May Day for the year 2018 is celebrated/ observed on Tuesday, 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.

Tuesday, May 1st is day number 121 of the 2018 calendar year with -1 year, -1 month, -23 days until May Day 2018.

More information on May Day. (Traditions, Customs and History)

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

May 2018 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - TuesLaylat al Bara'at 2018Muslim-419
May 1 - Tues May Day 2018 Observance-419
May 3 - ThursLag BaOmer 2018Jewish-417
May 3 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2018 Observance-417
May 5 - Sat Cinco de Mayo 2018 Observance-415
May 6 - SunNational Nurses Day 2018Observance-414
May 10 - ThursAscension Day 2018Christian-410
May 13 - Sun Mothers' Day 2018 Observance-407
May 15 - TuesPeace Officers Memorial Day 2018Observance-405
May 16 - Wed Ramadan starts 2018 Muslim-404
May 19 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2018 Observance-401
May 20 - SunShavuot 2018Jewish-400
May 20 - SunPentecost 2018Christian-400
May 21 - MonWhit Monday 2018Christian-399
May 22 - TuesNational Maritime Day 2018Observance-398
May 28 - Mon Memorial Day 2018Federal Holiday-392
May 31 - ThursCorpus Christi 2018Christian-389

May Day by Year