May Key Dates
It’s nearly May!* In the first week of May, nerds across the land are spoilt with choice with Batman Day, Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book Day.
In Australia, it’s also Mother’s Day, but you don’t want to miss days like Lost Sock Memorial Day or the Ferris Beuller’s Day Off Festival.
Still after days for April? Check out April’s key dates here. Or, if you can’t wait for June, check out the dates here.

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May (Daily)

May 1
Batman Day
May Day
Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea
The Voice 7pm Nine
MasterChef Australia 7:30pm TEN
Grand Designs 7:40pm ABC
Happy Valley 8:30pm BBC First
May 3
National Teacher Day
World Press Freedom Day
May 4
Star Wars Day
Live Below the Line
May 5
Cinco de mayo
May 6
No Pants Day
Space Day
Grace & Frankie Netflix
Marseille Netflix
May 7
Free Comic Book Day
International Tell Your Crush Day
May 8
Mother’s Day
TV Week Logie Awards Nine
May 9
Lost Sock Memorial Day
May 10
Clean Up Your Room Day
May 11
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 1 5am AEST SBS
Sydney Film Festival
May 12
Angry Birds Movie cinemas
International Nurses Day
May 13
International Hummus Day
Eurovision Song Contest Semi Final 2 5am AEST SBS
May 14
National Dance Like a Chicken Day
May 15
National Chocolate Chip Day
Eurovision Song Contest Final 5am AEST SBS (7:30pm replay)

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2021 Key Dates Calendar

Looking for a listing of key dates, fun events and holidays to help you plan your social media content for 2021? This dates listing covers everything from Australian public holidays, silly days, sporting events and award shows from January through til December 2021.

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