May 5th Holidays

We have 27 holidays listed for May 5.

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.
May05

National Hoagie Day

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

May05

Buddha Day

Discover the history of Buddha Day and how it is celebrated around the world.

May05

Children's Day (Kodomo no Hi)

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

May05

Early May Bank Holiday

Put off your banking chores and spend the day relaxing this Early May Bank Holiday.

May05

Europe Day

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

May05

Great Lakes Awareness Day

We're swimming in cool new ideas to celebrate Great Lakes Awareness Day; check them out.

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 in 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

Liberation Day (Bevrijdingsdag)

Celebrate by learning about the Netherlands’ important WWII history.

May05

Melanoma Monday

Melanoma, the deadliest type of skin cancer, is developed by 1 out of every 50 Americans.

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 Meeting Planners Appreciation Day

Time to make a plan for planners. Celebrate National Meeting Planners Appreciation Day with us!

May05

National Open Farm Day

Agriculture and farming are critical for humanity’s survival, and here’s why!

May05

National Silence the Shame Day

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

May05

Revenge of the 5th

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

May05

Sleep Apnea Awareness Day

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

May05

Totally Chipotle Day

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

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!