|May 1st||International Worker’s Day, Labour Day, Maharashtra Day,|
|May 2nd||World Asthma Day,|
|May 3rd||Press Freedom Day|
|May 4th||International Firefighters Day, Coal Miners’ Day, Star Wars Day|
|May 5th||Cinco De Mayo, World Password Day, Buddha Purnima|
|May 6th||International No Diet Day|
|May 7th||World Athletics Day, Rabindranath Tagore Jayanti, World Laughter Day|
|May 8th||World Red Cross Day, World Thalassemia Day|
|May 11th||National Technology Day|
|May 12th||International Nurses Day|
|May 14th||Mother’s Day|
|May 15th||International Day of Families|
|May 17th||International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia|
|May 18th||18th May – International Museum Day, World AIDS Vaccine Day|
|May 21st||World Meditation Day, Anti-terrorism Day|
|May 22nd||World Paloma Day, International Day for Biological Diversity|
|May 29th||Memorial Day|
|May 31st||World No Tobacco Day|
May 1st – International Worker’s DayInternational Worker’s Day, also called Labor Day, is a perfect opportunity to honor those who have dedicated their lives to their work. It’s a great time to show appreciation for the workforce by sharing stories of inspiring labor force members, taking part in events to celebrate their accomplishments, and recognizing the importance of unions. Companies from across the globe have created powerful social media campaigns to honor workers (theirs and everyone else’s) on this day. Check out how Ford, Red Wing Shoes, and The U.S. Department of Labor celebrated International Worker’s Day on Instagram.
May 4th – Star Wars DayMay the 4th be with you! This day helps you express your inner geek and celebrate Star Wars Day. This unofficial holiday highlights the series of movies created by George Lucas. Whether it’s by sharing memes, trivia, or simply quoting popular lines from the movies, businesses can join in on the fun by utilizing their social media platforms to engage followers with Star Wars-related content. See how FC Barcelona, KFC UK, and Netflix India celebrated Star Wars Day on social media.
May 5th – Cinco De MayoA yearly celebration that commemorates the Mexican victory in the Battle of Puebla, Cinco De Mayo is a great opportunity for businesses to celebrate Mexican culture and traditions. Companies can use this day to showcase their favorite Mexican dishes, post recipes from their favorite restaurants, or highlight their favorite Mexican-American artists and celebrities. Whether it’s hosting a virtual fiesta to celebrate the day, creating an online tutorial for the perfect margarita, or highlighting Mexican-inspired products in an Instagram story, there are plenty of ways to get creative with the Cinco De Mayo celebration. Check out 6 of the best Cinco De Mayo social media campaigns of the last year.
May 12th – International Nurses DayInternational Nurses Day recognizes, honors, and celebrates the dedication of nurses around the world. This day was initiated by the International Council of Nurses in 1965 and is celebrated annually on the 12th of May, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. Social media posts and campaign ideas for this day should make nurses feel appreciated. Ideas could include designing a tribute video, posting inspirational quotes and images, creating a hashtag (#ThankYouNurses), or sharing stories about nurses that have made an impact in your life. Take a look at how Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare, and Cadbury Dairy Milk celebrated International Nurses Day.