The sunny month of May offers the opportunity for amazing outdoor adventures. Explore our collection of free printable May 2024 calendar templates to plan and organize your month efficiently. They can help you streamline your daily obligations from work deadlines to family events and make room for more leisure activities!
📜 Free Printable May 2024 Calendar Templates
Our free printable May 2024 calendar templates are a Swiss army knife for planning and organizing. The blank calendars come in 14 ink-saving designs you can use to plan and track anything from daily tasks and professional responsibilities to personal activities and important dates.
With themes like floral watercolor, botanical, motivational, pets, farmhouse, black & white office, succulents, and geometric, you’ll surely find at least a few favorites!
All the templates are free for personal use and they are available for download bundled into a single PDF file that you can easily print on standard U.S. Letter paper (8.5″x 11″).
These dated calendars follow a Sunday start and have portrait orientation. This makes using them on a clipboard, memo board or added to a binder so much easier compared to a landscape format.
Major holidays are not included in these free templates. We listed all the relevant ones below so you can easily add the important dates that hold significance for you.
Tip: Are you looking to incorporate some functional Monday start calendars into your planning routine? Download our free 2024 yearly calendar. It includes a May 2024 calendar Monday start and for every other month!
The abstract theme with soothing pastel colors makes this free printable calendar the ideal canvas for planning and reflection.
While there’s no limit to how you can use this abstract-themed calendar template, it serves a dual purpose for me.
It’s both my gratitude journal, where I jot down daily appreciations and a functional daily planner that helps me stay on top of my tasks and schedule. The gorgeous modern aesthetics make it a pleasure to use!
🍃 Blue Foliage
Elegance meets practicality in this free May 2024 calendar template with a calming blue foliage theme. If you use it as a wall calendar, it will effortlessly complement your decor!
I rely on this lovely design to plan and keep track of important events like birthdays, anniversaries, parties, and other celebrations.
A botanical calendar is perfect for May when nature comes to life in all its glory! The simple green leaves design is perfect for those who prefer a minimalist look.
I find it to be an excellent garden planner as it helps me keep track of all related tasks such as planting, watering, and harvesting.
Because of the nature-inspired theme, another copy of this free May calendar is my camping planner which I use to organize our family trips.
This vibrant citrus-themed calendar template would make a delightful addition to any kitchen!
I find this theme pairs well with meal planning. There’s ample space to map out your daily menus, create grocery shopping lists with the required ingredients, or stay on top of kitchen organization tasks.
The bright and summery lemon theme also makes it a gorgeous kitchen wall art, reminding me of the warm weather and all the amazing activities that come with it.
Check the following statements and see if any of the following apply: you only have a black and white printer; you’re a fan of farmhouse aesthetics; you need a simple and non-distracting calendar template.
For any of the reasons mentioned above, and probably others I can’t think of right now, this template is my go-to sheet for managing phone calls, errands, appointments, doctor visits, and house chores.
I even keep one for my weekly planning. The simple yet elegant look is easy on the eyes and helps me stay focused.
Add a touch of whimsy to your culinary space with this delightful food-themed calendar.
Of course, there are other kitchen organization aspects you can plan, and this versatile calendar can be used for all of them!
The bold neon colors and fun geometric shapes of this May 2024 calendar make it a great school calendar, perfect for students of all ages, as well as homeschooling.
Whether it’s tracking the school schedule, homework assignments, project deadlines, or extra-curricular activities, this versatile PDF calendar template has you covered. It will fit right into your child’s school binder.
Students can also leverage this template as a college calendar. It’s a versatile solution for all academic planning needs!
This charming hearts calendar is your ideal companion for planning special moments such as couple activities, birthdays, and anniversaries.
It’s such an easy way to make sure every special event will be celebrated!
🏢 Black & White Office
Elevate your workflow with a practical black-and-white May 2024 calendar. Its clean, minimalist design ensures it’s a perfect fit for your workplace, whether you need an office calendar, corporate calendar, or a simple monthly planner.
If you’ve been looking for a clear and uncluttered space to note your monthly reminders, meetings, deadlines, employee schedules, or to-dos, this blank printable calendar is the perfect companion.
Going through each day with a positive mindset is so important for productivity and overall happiness.
The ombre color scheme and uplifting quotes of this motivational calendar template will give your personal development journey a boost!
Planning and organizing your pet’s life has never been more fun than with our May pet-themed calendar. The quirky black and orange pet doodles, make it perfect for your pet planner needs.
From vet visits, feeding schedules, and vaccinations to exercise routines, this printable calendar May template has all the space you need to keep your furry friend’s life on track.
And if you’re a new puppy owner, consider it your dedicated puppy planner!
Add a splash of positivity to your planning with a lovely rainbow calendar template! Rainbows are symbols of love, hope, friendship, and acceptance.
I love this theme for organizing my monthly routines, especially for health and fitness planning.
It makes it so much easier to keep tabs on my workouts and milestones. Of all our free May calendar templates this is definitely among my top used.
Succulents are hardy plants that have adapted to thrive even in harsh climates. I find them very inspiring when it comes to managing my finances, so I embraced this printable May 2024 calendar for the purpose.
By doing this I guarantee you’ll gain a comprehensive understanding of your financial landscape, which is key to becoming and staying debt-free.
🌺 Watercolor Floral
Make your planning space the most elegant yet with our May watercolor floral calendar. It will look pretty whether you want to use it in a binder, as a desk calendar, or decorating a wall.
I have one copy of this stylish template for keeping track of friends’ and family birthdays at a glance. Another sheet lets me set up monthly reminders for repetitive tasks. The third is my self-care journal which gave my wellness journey an important boost!
📅 May 2024 Holidays & Important Dates
Welcome to the fifth month of the year in the Gregorian calendar. With its 31 days, May signals the arrival of summer. In the Northern Hemisphere May marks the middle of spring. Oppositely, may is halfway through the autumn season in the Southern Hemisphere.
Americans have several special days in May 2024, although Memorial Day, is the only federal holiday. Keep reading for some interesting information and fun facts about May!
Cinco de Mayo
Each year, on May 5th, Mexicans celebrate Cinco de Mayo. In 2024, this holiday falls on a Sunday. It’s a vibrant celebration of Mexican culture that commemorates the historic Battle of Puebla when Mexican forces triumphed over the French army in 1862.
Cinco de Mayo is more common in the United States of America than it is in Mexico. Here, this day is marked by various festivities such as colorful parades, traditional music, and, of course, Mexican cuisine.
Tip: Download our Cinco de Mayo free printables to get ready for the celebration!
Mother’s Day is celebrated on the second Sunday of May, which falls on May 12th, 2024.
This is a day to show appreciation for the mothers and motherly figures in our lives along with all the effort they put into taking care of their children and families.
Gifts, cards, flowers, and spending quality time with mothers are among the common traditions of this holiday. Download these free printable Mother’s Day cards to add that special touch to your gift.
Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May, which is May 27, 2024. It is a solemn day of remembrance for those who have lost their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces.
This important national holiday is marked by ceremonies, parades, visits to cemeteries, and memorials to honor and pay tribute to the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
Other Important Dates
- Saturday, May 4th, 2024 – Star Wars Day and International Firefighters’ Day
- Thursday, May 9th, 2024 – Ascension
- Thursday, May 23rd, 2024 – Full Moon in May (Flower Moon)
❄️ Interesting Facts About May
- The name “May” finds its origins in the Roman goddess Maia (associated with growth and nurturing) and Bona Dea (representing abundance and fertility), the equivalent goddess in Greek mythology. The Latin word for May, “mensis Maius“, comes from the goddess Maia.
- In 2024, the month of May starts on a Wednesday and has 23 business days.
- Mother’s Day is as old as the Ancient Greeks, who were the first to hold annual spring festival celebrations honoring goddess Rhea. The spring festivals were passed over to the Ancient Romans who were celebrating them in the name of the mother goddess Kibele, 250 years B.C.
- Zodiac signs in May: Taurus (April 20 – May 20) and Gemini (May 21 – June 20).
- May birth stone: Emerald.
- May birth flowers: Lilly of the Valley, and Hawthorn.
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Our printable calendars offer an easy way to keep track of the days of the month. Enjoy staying organized and on top of your schedule effortlessly!
📝 Free June 2024 Calendars
We’re offering the same easy-to-use designs for each month of the year so don’t forget to grab our free printable June 2024 calendars!
Download, choose your favorite themes, print, and enjoy the seamless transition to next month’s planning.
May 29th, 2024 marks a series of holidays and other special days such as Learn About Composting Day, Ascension of Bahau’llah, International Day of U.N. Peacekeepers, National Alligator Day, National Paperclip Day, Put a Pillow on Your Fridge Day, and National Flip Flop Day.
Calendar years repeat on a 28-year cycle. In 2024 you can reuse any 1940, 1968, or 1996 calendar. These years are all leap years and start on the same day of the week.