Offbeat Theme Days & Wacky, Fun Holidays for May to Celebrate in Your Workplace

Here’s a list of just some of the fun, wacky, offbeat and not-so-wacky holidays and theme days for the month of May, 2016. Celebrating these, recognizing these theme days is a very simple way to bring a little fun and humor into your workplace. For some ideas on how to make use of some of these fun holidays go to:  Ways to Celebrate Fun Holidays in the Workplace

May 1:                 

World Laughter Day

Batman Day

Loyalty Day

Lemonade Day

Executive Coaching Day

Global Love Day

Lei Day

Bubba Day

School Principals Day

Stepmothers Day

May 2:          

Roberts Rules of Order Day

May 3:            

Garden Meditation Day

Lumpy Rug Day

Paranormal Day

Two Different Colored Shoes Day

Public Radio Day

World Press Freedom Day

May 4:              

International Respect for Chickens Day

Petite and Proud Day

Intergalactic Star Wars Day – May the Fourth Be With You!

International Firefighters Day

World Give Day

May 5:         

Cinco de Mayo

Chipotle Day

Cartoonists Day

International Roller Derby Day

World Password Day

May 6:    

International Space Day

Bike to School Day             

No Homework Day

No Diet Day

Tuba Day

May 7:       

Free Comic Book Day

Barrier Awareness Day

Cosmopolitan Day

Naked Gardening Day

Beer Pong Day

Scrapbooking Day

May 8:             

Mothers Day (call your mother!)

No Socks Day

World Red Cross Day

Free Trade Day

May 9:           

Moscato Day

Occupational Safety and Health Professionals Day

May 10:             

World Lupus Day

May 11:               

Eat What You Want Day

Hostess Cupcake Day

Root Canal Appreciation Day

Frog Jumping Day

May 12:               

Limerick Day

Nutty Fudge Day

Odometer Day

International Nurses Day

May 13:               

Friday the 13th!

Blame Someone Else Day

Fintisitc Friday (Giving Sharks a Voice Day)

Hummus Day

Crouton Day

May 14:            

International Migratory Bird Day

Mini Golf Day  

Dance Like a Chicken Day

Stay Up All Night

World Belly Dance Day

May 15:               

Straw Hat Day

Nylon Stockings Day

International Day of Families

Sliders Day

Chocolate Cookie Day

May 16:        

Accountants Day

Mimosa Day  

Sea Monkey Day

Biographers Day

Piercing Day

May 17:              

World Telecommunication Day

World Hypertension Day

World Information Society Day

May 18:          

International Museum Day

Visit Your Relatives Day

I Love Reese’s Day

Buy a Musical Instrument Day

Employee Health & Fitness Day

May 19:          

Scooter Day

One Day Without Shoes

May 20:      

Bike to Work Day

Weights and Measures Day

Eliza Doolittle Day

International Virtual Assistants Day

O. Henry Pun Off Day

Pizza Party Day

May 21:               

Waitress/Waiter Day

I Need a Patch for That Day

End of the World/Rapture Party Day

Red Nose Day

Learn to Swim Day

May 22:

International Day of Biological Diversity

Maritime Day

World Goth Day

Canadian Immigrants Day

Wig Out Day

May 23:         

Victoria Day (Canada)

World Turtle Day

Taffy Day

May 24:   

Brother’s Day

International Tiara Day

Morse Code Day

May 25:            

Cookie Monster’s Birthday

Nerd/Geek Pride Day

Tap Dance Day

Towel Day

May 26:         

World Lindy Hop Day

Eat More Fruits and Vegetables Day

May 27:               

Don’t Fry Day

Heat Awareness Day

Cellophane Tape Day

Title Track Day

Wig Out Day

May 28:

International Jazz Day

Wicked World of Croquet Day

Polka Day

Hamburger Day

May 29:               

Learn About Composting Day

Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day

International United Nations Peacekeepers Day

May 30:              

Mint Julep Day

May 31:               

What You Think About Grows Day

World No Tobacco Day

 Michael Kerr, Humor at Work.  Michael Kerr is a Hall of Fame business speaker and very funny motivational speaker based in Canmore, Alberta, Canada.  His latest book is called The Humor Advantage: Why Some Businesses Are Laughing All the Way to the Bank.


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