Free Printable May 2024 Calendar

Last updated by the Homemade Gifts Calendars Team

Is it May calendar time already? It really snuck up on me. If you’re in the same boat, don’t worry! These free printable May calendars will help you plan for Mother’s Day, Cinco de Mayo, and everything else you have going on in May. Which reminds me, I need to get my garden ready for the warm weather! But maybe you have an exciting Memorial Day vacation or other plans coming up. Keep track of it all with these free May calendars templates that can keep you organized.

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Maybe you're counting down to that special event, planning a work project, tracking the whole family's commitments with a calendar on your fridge, or you're a home-schooling mom needing a tight schedule of events and activities - these printable calendars are for you! Keep tabs on birthdays, appointments, deadlines, projects, and more!

Each calendar is a free downloadable PDF that prints on US letter-size (8.5" x 11") paper. When you find one you like, simply click on the image or download button. These printables are for personal, non-commercial use only.

Looking for calendars where the week starts on Monday? We hear you! Scroll to the bottom or click here to find our (NEW!) May monday-start calendars with all your favorite designs.

Blank May Calendar Template

Maybe you like to keep things clean and simple. This black and white May calendar template is perfect for organizing projects around the home or at work.

may Calendar 2024 Printable Blank

Blank May 2024 Calendar

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May Calendar Template for Mother's Day

If you’re anything like me, Mother’s Day is the highlight of May. You might also love this May calendar template, with its beautiful watercolor flowers to celebrate the gifts and grace of motherhood.

may Calendar 2024 Printable Mother's Day

Mother's Day Flowers May 2024 Calendar

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May Calendar Template - Roses

Are April’s showers bringing you May flowers? Freshening up my garden is one of my favorite spring activities. That’s why I love this May calendar template that features a gorgeous floral design.

may Calendar 2024 Printable Rose

Printable May Calendar - Roses

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May 2024 Calendar - Tropical Hibiscus

Maybe you want your May flowers in a more vibrant variety. Get a splash of May color with this tropical-themed May calendar featuring a vibrant red hibiscus border. Dream of tropical beaches and beautiful places as you plan out your month!

may Calendar 2024 Printable Hibiscus

Free May Calendar - Hibiscus Flowers

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Printable May Calendar - Eucalyptus

Plants like eucalyptus can help usher in the warmer weather in May. This gorgeous May calendar trimmed with beautiful eucalyptus leaves and delicate flower buds is free for you to print at home.

may Calendar 2024 Printable Eucalyptus

2024 May Calendar - Eucalyptus Floral Border

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May Holidays & Observances

May is the fifth month of the calendar year and the middle of spring in the northern hemisphere. Flowers are blooming, birds are singing, and many of us rush to get outside after the long winter months of cold and wet. No wonder we have so many great celebrations happening in May, so get ready to make your new printable May calendar!

Cinco de Mayo

Cinco de Mayo is a yearly celebration on May 5 to commemorate Mexico's victory over the French army in the Battle of Puebla. The battle took place in Mexico on May 5, 1862, and saw a smaller, more poorly equipped Mexican force defeat a larger and better equipped French force. These days, Cinco de Mayo is seen as a day to celebrate Mexican culture and achievements. It is not a public holiday. Read more about Cinco de Mayo.

National Nurses Day

Monday, May 6, is National Nurses Day. Some even spend the entire week honoring our nurses. This year, that would stretch from May 6 to May 12 (which is Florence Nightingale’s birthday). Within this week, there is also a National Student Nurses Day on May 8. On the Wednesday of National Nurses Week, we take a moment for National School Nurse Day. Let’s celebrate all our hard-working nurses this year!

Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Week overlaps with National Nurses Day, running from May 6 to May 10 this year. Teachers spend so much time with our children, helping them grow and learn. That’s why the U.S. sets aside the first full week of May to honor them.

Mother's Day

Mother's Day is celebrated in the U.S. on the second Sunday of May each year. It is not a public holiday. People use the day to honor the contribution of mothers and mother figures. Many people give gifts and cards to their moms or organize special family outings. Read more about Mother's Day.

Memorial Day

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It is a state public holiday. State government offices are closed, and some schools and businesses may also be closed. Memorial Day is a day for mourning the military personnel who have died in service. It was formerly known as Decoration Day. Learn more about Memorial Day.

May Monthly Observances

Some May holidays aren’t full holidays, but monthly observances. Do any of these speak to you?

  • Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month
  • Mental Health Awareness Month
  • National Pet Month
  • ALS Awareness Month
  • Military Appreciation Month
  • What Does May Mean?

    May is a month, sure, but there’s a deeper meaning behind why we call it May and how it came to be what we know today. According to Dictionary.com, May came from Latin and only came into English in the 1050s. It was originally the month of Maia, who was a Greek goddess. Maia was the mother of Hermes, who you might recognize as the messenger god.

    How Many Calendar Days Are in May?

    Before you start planning your holidays and vacations, just how many days are on a May calendar? May is one of the longer months, so you’ll find 31 days on our May calendars. If you also snag a June calendar below, you’ll find 30 days on that one.

    Free Printable June Calendars

    If you’re trying to stay organized this year, why stop at May? You can get even farther ahead with these free printable June calendars.

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    Sweet Messages from Our Community

    There are few things we value more than hearing from our readers. It makes all our creative work worth it. Kind messages such as these are what picks us up on the bad days. Please enjoy some of the sweet messages we've received from community members like yourselves.

    I just wanted to say thanks for the printable. It's cute and the fact that you added the holidays and observances on the bottom made my life so much easier! Kate
    Hello! I love the themed printable 2024 calendars, they are so cute! AJ
    Thank you oh so much the for downloadable calendars, they are absolutely lovely and extremely artistic. Thank you sincerely, I will be using them for the rest of the year! Chloe

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    Free Printable Weekly Calendar Templates

    Feeling overwhelmed by everything you have to get done this week? Don't panic! Take a look at our fabulous free printable weekly calendar templates. Whether you're a list-maker, a time-tracker, or just someone who loves to stay organized, we've got a design that will help keep your week on track!

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    Year Calendars

    Monthly printable calendars are great, but if you're craving a bigger picture, our year calendars are just what you need! Head on over to our special Printable Year Calendars page and get a bird's-eye view of your entire year. Say goodbye to missing important dates and hello to a year filled with organization and success!

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    More Free May Printables

    We hope you found our free printable May calendars useful! If you're looking for more free printable resources, take a look at some of our other seasonal printables.

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