May 5th Holidays

May 5th is the 125th day in the Gregorian calendar; it marks the anniversary of the dissolving of the Confederate government in Georgia and the celebrating of the first Memorial Day in the U.S. Famous May 5th birthdays include Vincent Kartheiser, Henry Cavill, Adele, and Chris Brown. May 5th also marks Cinco de Mayo and National Hoagie Day.

We have 29 holidays listed for May 5.

May05

Cinco de Mayo

It's Cinco De Mayo, which means: tacos, margaritas, fun and fiesta!

May05

National Hoagie Day

Head to the deli for a hoagie. Or a sub. Or a grinder. Or a hero.

May05

Vesak

Vesak celebrates Buddha’s birth, along with his enlightenment and death in some traditions.

May05

Buddha Purnima

Take deep breaths and clear your mind, as we take you on a mystical journey!

May05

Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi)

Join us as we celebrate children this Kodomo no Hi on May 5!

May05

Day of Vesak

It is the Day of Vesak, the day to honor Buddha's birth, enlightenment, and death.

May05

Europe Day

On Europe Day, an entire continent celebrates its unity, even in diversity.

May05

General Prayer Day

General Prayer Day is the celebration of the survival of the Roman Catholic traditions.

May05

Hug a Shed and Take a Selfie Day

From ancient times to the present, man has needed sheds for storage and more.

May05

Indian Arrival Day (Guyana)

Guyana celebrates its heritage and motto, “One people, one nation, one destiny.”

May05

International Midwives Day

Join the global community to appreciate the amazing work of midwives on International Midwives’ Day.

May05

Kentucky Oaks

Today, we celebrate one of the oldest continuously contested sporting events in history.

May05

Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag)

Celebrate by learning about the Netherlands’ important WWII history.

May05

Museum Lover's Day

Get ready for a very fun day (or night) at the museum!

May05

Nail Day

Get your fake nails ready as we are celebrating a classy and colorful Nail Day.

May05

National Astronaut Day

Do not go gentle into that good night as National Astronaut Day is at hand.

May05

National Cartoonists Day

Read about this day's history, check out five famous cartoons, and much more, right here!

May05

National Concert Day

Let's take part in an event that honors the culture of live musical performances.

May05

National Devin Day

Celebrate the day and appreciate all the Devins all around the world.

May05

National Silence the Shame Day

Speak up for mental health which is as important as physical health for our total well-being.

May05

National Space Day

There’s so much going on in the universe, it deserves a day to reflect on everything!

May05

National Totally Chipotle Day

Chipotle peppers are a Mexican ingredient that Americans have not just welcomed, but embraced.

May05

National No Pants Day

We know the freeing feeling of changing out of your pants after a long day.

May05

Revenge of the Fifth

Get your red lightsabers charged and ready to celebrate the Revenge of the Fifth!

May05

School Lunch Hero Day

Check out our interesting and informative ideas to celebrate School Lunch Hero Day!

May05

Sleep Apnea Awareness Day

Join us as we spread awareness about Sleep Apnoea Awareness Day.

May05

Tuba Day

Join us as we honor tubists in music over the world on Tuba Day.

May05

World Hand Hygiene Day

Read on about this simple step to fight all the germs and keep you healthy.

May05

World Portuguese Language Day

Let’s learn about one of the most widespread languages in the world — the Portuguese language!