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Every day this month is home to several May national days. There’s a reason for everyone to celebrate!

If you like cocktails, you might be interested to learn about the drink days this month. From National Cosmopolitan Day on the 7th to the various wine holidays and National Mint Julep Day on the 30th, there’s a drink for everyone to enjoy.

If you want to skip the beverage days, and focus on food, there’s lots of food days to look forward to as well! Some of our favorites are National Coconut Cream Pie Day on the 8th, National Buttermilk Biscuit Day on the 14th and of course the various chocolate holidays this month!

There’s also days dedicated to students, like National Graduation Tassel Day on the 17th, and days dedicated to animals like National Rescue Dog Day on the 20th. Surprisingly, National Leprechaun Day even falls during the month, on the 13th.

Find out more about the May national days, by reading the posts below. Don’t forget to see which days you can find in our free national days word search puzzle for the month!

National Wine Day & The Full List of Wine Holidays During the Year

Do you prefer wine over beer and cocktails? If so, get ready to celebrate one of your new favorite wine holidays – National Wine Day! This day of wine enthusiasm falls annually on May 25. There are many wine holidays throughout the year; some dedicated to specific varietals of wine, and others dedicated to drinking …

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National Leprechaun Day – Learn Facts about Leprechauns to Celebrate

Did you know St. Patrick’s Day isn’t the only day of the year dedicated to leprechauns? In addition to this holiday, there’s also a National Leprechaun Day falls annually on May 13. It’s logical to assume that St. Patrick’s Day is the only day of the year dedicated to leprechauns because leprechauns are one of …

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May Word Search Printable – National Days Word Find Puzzle

It’s time for mothers, Memorial Day and our free May word search printable featuring the national days of May. This spring printable is one of many word puzzles we have on the site. It features several national days for the month that are hidden in the puzzle for you to search and find. Look for the …

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What are the National Days in May? – Our Handy List Lets You Know!

This handy list of national days in May will give you a quick look at the month to find out how to celebrate your favorite national days. Use it to plan your crafts ideas, food and drink recipes, and get some ideas for activities. Each time I cover a new and fun national day about May …

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National Rescue Dog Day – Ways to Celebrate and Shelter Dog Facts

Are you a dog lover? Then National Dog Rescue Day is for you! This special national day is dedicated to bringing awareness to shelter dogs that need to be adopted. If you are looking to bring a dog into your family, adopting from a shelter is the way to go. There are so many wonderful …

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National Coconut Cream Pie Day – A Recipe, Coconut Facts & more…

National Coconut Cream Pie Day is here! Today is the perfect reason to pull up a chair and enjoy a slice of coconut cream pie while learning more about coconuts. This tropical food can be used in so many ways, but one of most delicious uses is in coconut cream pies. If you want to …

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National Mint Julep Day – May 30 – Fun Facts, Recipes and History

If you are looking for a cocktail that is pure summer in a glass, you’ll enjoy celebrating National Mint Julep Day – honored each year on May 30. A Mint Julep is a drink that is mentioned in the movie Gone with the Wind, and is considered a Southern drink. It is sugary and minty …

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National Beverage Day – May 6 – Time to Drink Up!

May 6 is celebrated each year as National Beverage Day.  No matter your preferred choice of drink, today is the day to sit back, grab a glass and enjoy your favorite beverage. Beverages play a big part in our lives, whether it is nourishment in liquid form, or a way to enjoy entertaining with friends. …

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National Cosmopolitan Day – May 7 – Fun Facts & History

May 7 is National Cosmopolitan Day. Better known as the “Cosmo,” the drink is a combination of vodka, triple sec, lime juice, and cranberry juice. There are slight variations on the recipe (I like mine with some orange liquor as well) but a vodka drink devised in 1987 by bartender, Toby Cecchini is the one that …

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May National Food Days – Mom’s Brunch, Cinco de Mayo & BBQs galore

This list of May national food days gives us so many recipes to share. From brunch for Mom on Mother’s Day, spicy delights for Cinco de Mayo and BBQ makings to share with friends and family for Memorial Day, the month is overload for foodies. Every day of the month has at least one food or …

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National Graduation Tassel Day – Starting a New Journey in Life

May 17 is celebrated as National Graduation Tassel Day. It’s a time for graduates to be honored for their academic achievements and to for them to start a new journey in life. On this day, across the country, school auditoriums and sports stadiums will be filled to the brim with family members and friends of …

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National Twilight Zone Day – Step into Another Dimension in Time on May 11

May 11 is celebrated as National Twilight Zone Day. It’s time to honor the TV show where nothing is as it seems and where you are about to enter another dimension. May is a month full of national days devoted to all sorts of unusual activities. Check out the full list of May national days …

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National Garden Meditation Day – Time to Relax in Nature

May 3 is celebrated as National Garden Meditation Day. It’s a time to relax, and forget about the outside world in the peace of a lovely garden setting. It’s often hard to take time out of a busy schedule to sit down and meditate. However, today gives you the perfect excuse to take some time …

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National Shrimp Day – May 10 – Tasty and Good For You Too!

May 10 is celebrated as National Shrimp Day. Today is the day for shrimp fans all over the world to come together to enjoy this popular seafood offering. There is a reason that we all gravitate to the shrimp at an all you can eat buffet. They taste so darn good! Keep reading for some …

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National Nutty Fudge Day – May 12 – Time to Tempt Your Sweet Tooth

It’s time to give your sweet tooth a workout. May 12 is National Nutty Fudge Day. This popular sweet treat has an interesting history. Many early stories about fudge show that it came about by accident when cooks were trying to make other types of candy. Confused about National Days and how they came to …

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National Have a Coke Day – May 8 – Time to Drink Up!

Coke drinkers take note – May 8 is National Have a Coke Day.  It’s time to grab a can of one of America’s favorite soft drinks. After all, we’ve been drinking it since 1891! National days are a fun way to celebrate, particularly if they have an association with food and drink.  Each month there …

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National Buttermilk Biscuit Day – May 14 – Southern Style Biscuits Anyone?

National Buttermilk Biscuit Day falls on May 14. It’s a tasty national day that foodies love to celebrate. Who can resist the tempting flavor of flaky buttermilk biscuits? They are a staple in the South at any gathering. If you love them as much as I do, today is the day to celebrate. Southern style …

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National Butterscotch Brownie Day – May 9 – Blondies and Brookies Recipes

May 9 is celebrated as National Butterscotch Brownie Day. It’s a day for those who love both butterscotch and the texture of brownies to get out the cooking pans and put on their aprons. Let’s get baking! Butterscotch brownies are also known by the terms “blondies” and “brookies”. They are a delicious baked dessert that …

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