May Hashtag Holidays – Social Static

May Hashtag Holidays

April showers bring May flowers… and May’s hashtag holidays! 

It’s time to fill your May content calendar with fun and engaging hashtag holidays that we know your audience will love. But they might not love all of them, so only pick those that you think are relevant to your brand and audience.

Here is a list of May’s hashtag holidays…


May 4: International Firefighters Day (#InternationalFirefightersDay)

Take a moment to reflect on the sacrifices made by firefighters. If you know one, share your appreciation for them. Or simply share easy ways others can support their firefighters on this day.


May 9: Mother’s Day (#MothersDay)

Today’s the day to celebrate the amazing women in your life who helped you become who you are today. Mother’s day is a special day to remember the importance and significance of mothers, and give special emphasis to the motherly figures around the world.


May 10: National Small Business Day (#NationalSmallBusinessDay)

All my small business owners, this day is for you! If you’re a small business owner today is a day to celebrate you and how far you’ve come. If you don’t own a small business, share some of your favorites and how your audience can support them!


May 12: International Nurses Day (#InternationalNursesDay)

May 12th is a day to recognize the contributions nurses make to society. This is especially important this year, given the hard work nurses have put in to help fight the COVID-19 pandemic. Let’s take this day to show love and support to all the nurses around the world.


May 15: National Chocolate Chip Day (#ChocolateChipDay)

If you love sweets, you’re in luck. Grab a bag of chocolate chips or stop by your favorite local bakery and celebrate National Chocolate Chip Day! Share your favorite recipe that involves chocolate chips and encourage your audience to share theirs as well!


May 21: National Flower Day (#NationalFlowerDay)

It’s only right that with spring, we have a national flower day. Treat yourself to your favorite plant or a beautiful bouquet of flowers, or gift one to a loved one! You can still shop local by stopping by one of your favorite plant nurseries or flower farms.


May 24: National Scavenger Hunt Day (#NationalScavengerHuntDay)

Enjoy a good old fashioned scavenger hunt, or give it a twist. Here’s a fun idea: in the week leading up to National Scavenger Hunt Day, place surprises in each of your posts. On May 24th, let people know they can look through your most recent posts to find a surprise!


May 28: Hamburger Day (#NationalHamburgerDay)

Spring means it’s officially cookout season, so fire up your grill and celebrate hamburger day! Don’t worry if you’re vegan or vegetarian, there are plenty of alternatives so you can still enjoy the day.


May 30: National Creativity Day (#NationalCreativityDay)

Let your imagination run wild on May 30th, it’s National Creativity Day. Whether you’re  a writer, musician, filmmaker, blogger, photographer, graphic artist, or any of the 100 other creative personalities, the world is celebrating you today!


May 31: Memorial Day (#MemorialDay)

Finishing off the month is Memorial Day, honoring the men and women who have died while serving in the U.S. military. Here are 4 ways you can show respect on Memorial Day: if you know a veteran or a family of a fallen soldier, call them and say thank you, fly a flag half-staff until noon, attend a parade to pay tribute to those who have sacrificed their life, and do something patriotic or a service family.


With so many hashtags to choose from, make sure to use those that are most relevant to you and your audience. Most importantly, have fun!

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