Multicultural Dates

Dates in May and June 2021

The rich diversity in our communities is reflected in the observances celebrated by various cultures and populations. National PTA has created this Multicultural Calendar to highlight and celebrate the diversity in our PTA and school communities. If you want to learn more about these holidays, we encourage you to visit the links provided in the calendar.

Multicultural Dates - May 2021

All Month

Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month - United States

Asian Pacific-American Heritage Month

Haitian Heritage Month - United States

Haitian Heritage Month

Jewish American Heritage Month - United States

Jewish American Heritage Month

Speech and Hearing Awareness Month - United States

Speech and Hearing Awareness Month

May 1

May Day/Labor Day - International

May Day/Labor Day

Beltane - Pagan


May 5

Cinco de Mayo - Mexicans, Mexican Americans, and people of non-Mexican heritage

Cinco de Mayo

May 9

Mother’s Day - International

Mothers Day

May 12-13

Eid ul Fitr - Muslim

Eid al Fitr

May 15

International Day of Families - International

International Day of Families

May 16-18

Shavuot - Jewish


May 21

World Day for Cultural Diversity - International

Cultural Diversity Day

May 25

Africa Day - Africa

Africa Day

May 26

Vesak Day - Buddhist

Vesak Day

May 29

Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh - Bahá'í

Ascension of Bahá'u'lláh

May 31

Memorial Day - United States

Memorial Day

Multicultural Dates - June 2021

All Month

Caribbean American Heritage Month - United States

Caribbean American Heritage Month

LGBTQ Pride Month - United States

LGBTQ Pride Month

June 14

Flag Day - United States

Flag Day

June 19

Juneteenth - United States


June 20

Father’s Day - International

Father's Day

World Refugee Day - International

World Refugee Day