May Day for the year 2026 is celebrated/ observed on Friday, May 1st.
May Day is observed on May 1. It is considered a spring holiday where celebrations include dancing and singing and dancing around a Maypole. A Maypole is a tall wooden pole often with cloth or rope extending out to hold by dancers going around the pole.
Countries that celebrate May Day
Spain, Serbia, Germany, France, Ireland, Greece, Italy, Portugal, Romania, Finland, Estonia, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, Scotland, Wales, England, Sweden, Canada and the United States all have various holidays related to May Day with some leaning more toward religious backgrounds and celebrations and others more pagan.
Days to May Day 2026
Friday, May 1st is day number 121 of the 2026 calendar year with 3 years, 4 months, 26 days until May Day 2026.
|When:||May 1 annually|
Dates for May Day
|Holiday||Date||Days to Go|
|May Day 2021||Saturday, May 01, 2021||-583|
|May Day 2022||Sunday, May 01, 2022||-218|
|May Day 2023||Monday, May 01, 2023||147|
|May Day 2024||Wednesday, May 01, 2024||513|
|May Day 2025||Thursday, May 01, 2025||878|
|May Day 2026||Friday, May 01, 2026||1243|