Batman Day. Star Wars Day. No Pants Day. Free Comic Book Day. Talk Like Yoda Day. Let’s face it – May is for the nerds.

Seriously, we’ve got some awesome important days too – Teachers Day, Nurses Day, Reconciliation Week and more. Grab your diary and add these dates to your calendar.

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Month-Long May Events

Kiss Goodbye to MS
Mindful in May

Special Days – May

May 1
May Day
Labour Day (QLD)
Batman Day
American Gods Amazon Prime (USA)
MasterChef 7:30pm TEN
May 3
World Press Freedom Day
Love Child 9pm Nine
May 4
International Star Wars Day
Live Below the Line
May 5
International Midwives Day
Cinco de Mayo
No Pants Day
Sense8 Netflix
May 6
International No Diet Day
Heart Week
Free Comic Book Day
May 7
International Tell Your Crush Day
May 8
National Volunteer Week
No Socks Day
MTV Movie & TV Awards special 10am MTV
May 9
National Teacher Day (USA)
Lost Sock Memorial Day
Eurovision Song Contest
May 11
John Wick Vol 2 released in AUS
Twilight Zone Day
May 12
International Nurses Day
Limerick Day
May 14
RSPCA Million Paws Walk
Mercedes Benz Fashion Week Sydney begins
National Dance Like a Chicken Day
Mother’s Day (Aus)

Want more dates….?

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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