It’s time for our monthly free printable. I hope you enjoy this May National Day Calendar for 2022.
This free printable calendar is exclusive to readers of Always the Holidays and gives you lots of reasons to celebrate the month, one day at a time.
May is National Barbecue Month, and many of us have the outdoors on our minds. However, a family BBQ is not all there is to celebrate.
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Which days are featured in the May national day calendar?
In addition to National Barbecue Month, May is also National Foster Care month and Motorcycle Awareness month. Let’s see which other notable events are featured.
It is National Stroke Awareness Month, National Mental Health Awareness Month, and National Blood Pressure Education Month.
It’s also the month for Lyme Disease Awareness and Melanoma Awareness.
Celebrate May with these national days
The month is full of days that honor mothers, the outdoors, pets, food and fun activities.
Be sure to check out these national days this month:
- National Twilight Zone Day
- National Paranormal Day
- Public Radio Day
- Anti Bullying Day
- Cinco de Mayo
- National Clean Up Your Room Day
- Greek Pride Day
- National Garden Meditation Day
- National Twilight Zone Day
- National Water a Flower Day
- National Graduation Tassel Day
There are so many days to celebrate the things you like to do from Boy’s Club Day to Mother’s Day.
National days in May for animal lovers
May is the month to honor our furry friends. There are many days devoted to pets. If you love animals, there is National Rescue Dog Day and World Turtle Day.
- National Start Seeing Monarchs Day
- National Mother Goose Day
- National Purebred Dog Day
- Save the Rhino Day
- National Frog Jumping Day
- National Sea Monkey Day
- National Rescue Dog Day
- World Bee Day
- National Dinosaur Day
May national day calendar
The readers on Always the Holidays love the national day printable calendars!
You can print out the calendar here, or just click on the image below to go to the download page. The calendar will print out on letter size paper in the landscape format.
Be sure choose the settings for landscape orientation and “fit to page” on your printer settings. Printing this way will give you a full page printout.
Find out more about the national days of the year
Want to find out more about all the national days? Be sure to check out my national day guide.
The guide gives information on all the pages that I have on the site that give information about these special days.
You will get plenty of ideas for celebrating all the national days. There are over 2000 special days to honor each year!
And if you’d like to learn about what other special days that we celebrate in May this year, be sure to check out the list of national days in May. There are over 200 days to celebrate this month!
Just for the foodies – a special food calendar for May
Each month of the year has so many food and drink days to celebrate and May is no exception. There is more to this month than planning Memorial Day food!
In May, we also have National Chocolate Parfait Day on May 1. Then we can eat and drink our way through the month to end with National Macaroon Day on May 31.
In between these days, we can celebrate many other food inspired days:
- National Beverage Day
- National Coconut Cream Pie Day
- National Cosmopolitan Day
- National Have A Coke Day
- National Mint Julep Day
- National Butterscotch Brownie Day
- National Shrimp Day
- National Nutty Fudge Day
- National Buttermilk Biscuit Day
- National Lemonade Day
- National Mimosa Day
Some of these food holidays are featured in the May printable calendar, but there are many others, as well. Check out this list of other food holidays in May, too. There is at least one food or drink day for every day of the month.
Each of these flavor filled days tempts us to indulge in our favorite foods or drinks.
Follow me on Pinterest
I have a large following on Pinterest. You can find many interesting boards to find information about the national days and other holidays each year.
Be sure to check out my national days board on Pinterest for lots of great ideas about special days to celebrate.
For all my calendar printables for national days check out these pages
This is a list of the national day printable calendars. A few of these calendars are for last year, but check back soon. I will be updating them with a new calendar for this year as the months approach.
For the national days calendar printables calendars for the months other than May, check out these pages:
- January national day calendar
- February national day calendar
- March national day calendar
- April national day calendar
- May national day calendar – this page!
- June national day calendar
- July national day calendar
- August national day calendar
- September national day calendar
- October national day calendar
- November national day calendar
- December national day calendar
Other 2022 calendars to be updated soon. Stay tuned!
Please note: Calendar printables take me a long time to make. These national day calendar printables are for personal use only.
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What is your favorite national day to celebrate in May?
Pin the May calendar
Would you like a reminder of the May printable calendar? Just pin it to one of your boards on Pinterest so that you can easily find it later.
Admin note: This post for the printable calendar of national days in May first appeared on the blog in April of 2018. I have updated the post to add all new images, and updated calendar and a video for you to enjoy.
- Heavy cardstock or glossy photo paper
- Deskjet printer
- Load your home printer with some glossy photo paper or heavy card stock.
- Choose portrait layout and "fit to page" if you have these settings.
- Print out the national day calendar.
- Display and use to plan menus, and activities for May.
- Using this print function on this card will print a calendar that fills about 3/4 of an 8 x 11 sheet of paper.
- To fill the entire page, choose 125% or "fit to page" on your printer if you have this setting.
- You can also use the link over the calendar in the post above and print using the browser print feature.
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