Tuesday June 18, 2019

May Day 2019


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

May Day for the year 2019 is celebrated/ observed on Wednesday, 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.


Wednesday, May 1st is day number 121 of the 2019 calendar year with -1 month, -17 days until May Day 2019.


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

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

May 2019 Holidays

Date Holiday Details Days to Go
May 1 - Wed May Day 2019 Observance-48
May 2 - ThurYom Hashoah 2019Jewish-47
May 2 - Thurs National Day of Prayer 2019 Observance-47
May 5 - Sun Cinco de Mayo 2019 Observance-44
May 6 - MonNational Nurses Day 2019Observance-43
May 6 - Mon Ramadan starts 2019 Muslim-43
May 12 - Sun Mothers' Day 2019 Observance-37
May 15 - WedPeace Officers Memorial Day 2019Observance-34
May 18 - Sat Armed Forces Day 2019 Observance-31
May 22 - WedNational Maritime Day 2019Observance-27
May 23 - ThursLag BaOmer 2019Jewish-26
May 27 - Mon Memorial Day 2019Federal Holiday-22
May 30 - ThursAscension Day 2019Christian-19

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