April showers have passed and the time for May flowers is here!
This social media holiday and content calendar is here to help you track important dates in May. Use this to help you build out your social media content calendar for the month and as inspiration when you're unsure of what to post.
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Click on any of the dates below to jump to the day or keep scrolling for important days and hashtags in May 2021, as well as social media post templates and template collections for every day this month.
Saturday, May 1st 2021: May Day
Welcome spring by celebrating May Day with a post.
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Sunday, May 2nd 2021: Advertise your Mother's Day specials
Help your audience find that perfect gift or meal for mom! Share your offers and specials.
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Monday, May 3rd 2021: Announce your COVID-19 updates
Keep your customers in the know by sharing what phase of reopening you are in.
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Tuesday, May 4th 2021: Star Wars Day
Use the force... of social media! Post a celebratory message to encourage engagement on social.
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Wednesday, May 5th 2021: Cinco de Mayo
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo by sharing your sales and specials.
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Thursday, May 6th 2021: National Beverage Day
No matter what's in your cup, let's have a toast for National Beverage Day!
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Friday, May 7th 2021: Answer an industry question
Set the record straight by elaborating on a question or common misunderstanding in your industry.
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Saturday, May 8th 2021: Take a posting break
Enjoy your weekend and take a break from posting today!
Sunday, May 9th 2021: Mother's Day
Celebrate motherhood in all of its forms ❤️
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Monday, May 10th 2021: Repurpose your most popular post
Check out your analytics to find a post your audience loved and put a new twist on it.