Social Media Content Ideas For May

Bring it on May 2023. 

Welcome to May, a new month to get outdoors and play, or if you’re like us – another month to schedule social content.

Here’s a look at what’s happening this month. Enjoy!


We all know trends are hard to keep up with. That’s why we’ve found what’s been most popular on TikTok/Reels right now.

1. Are you sure about that?

@maameefua.koomson It was at this moment you KNOW you making a mistake!! 🤣🤣🤣 gonna be behind asl tryna get gas in the morning!!! #maameefuakoomson #yousureaboutthat #CapCut ♬ You Sure About That _ ITYSL – Scott Holford

2. Oh boy (Shannon Sharpe)

@tswizzle816 Ya already know girl. #yes #ohboy #drpepper #motorcycle #sportbike #bmws1000rr #bmw #gorgeousday #summer #ridingseason #shannonsharpe ♬ original sound – TJ

Monthly Observances:

Date Your Mate Month
Foster Care Month
Older Americans Month
National Barbecue Month
National Bike Month
National Blood Pressure Month
National Chocolate Custard Month
National Chamber Music Month
National Egg Month
National Get Caught Reading Month
National Hamburger Month
National Lyme Disease Awareness Month
National Mediterranean Diet Month – link
National Photograph Month
National Recommitment Month
National Salad Month
National Salsa Month
National Strawberry Month
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

Daily Observances

May 1 – May Day

May 2 – National Life Insurance Day

May 4 – Bird Day, National Star Wars Day

May 5 – Cinco de Mayo, World Password Day

May 6 – National Nurses Day, National Beverage Day

May 8 – World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day, National Have a Coke Day

May 9 – Europe Day

May 10 – National Shrimp Day

May 11 – National Twilight Zone Day

May 12 – National Limerick Day

May 13 – National Apple Pie Day

May 15 – National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day, International Day of Families

May 16 – National Love a Tree Day

May 17 – National Walnut Day

May 18 – International Museum Day

May 21 – National Strawberries and Cream Day

May 23 – National Lucky Penny Day, World Turtle Day

May 24 – National Scavenger Hunt Day

May 25 – Greek Pride Day, National Wine Day

May 28 – National Brisket Day, National Hamburger Day

May 30 – National Mint Julep Day

May 31 – National Macaroon Day, World No-Tobacco Day