The Ultimate May 2024 Social Media Content Calendar

Posted by Amiee PreFontaine on April 18, 2024
Amiee PreFontaine

Welcome to May 2024, as spring warms up into summer, here are some important dates to put in your calendars. This month, we're bringing you fresh ideas and engaging content to captivate your audience and help step up your social media game! ๐Ÿ“…

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The Ultimate May 2024 Social Media Video Content Calendar ๐Ÿ‘‡

1st May: May Day ๐ŸŒผ

May Day is an ancient festival marking the arrival of spring and honoring workers' rights and achievements around the world. It serves as a reminder of the historic struggles of workers for fair labor practices, better working conditions, and the eight-hour workday. Observe May Day by celebrating your own workforce with an animated video welcoming the spring season. 

4th May: Star Wars Day ๐ŸŒŒ

May the 4th be with you this Star Wars Day as we revel in the intergalactic adventures, unforgettable characters, and enduring legacy of Star Wars. Why not incorporate some Jedi-inspired imagery on your social media or use VideoScribe to make your presentations or explainer videos look like they come from a galaxy far far awayโ€ฆ

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5th May: Cinco De Mayo ๐Ÿ‡ฒ๐Ÿ‡ฝ

While originally created to mark victory by the Mexican army, Cinco de Mayo has since evolved into a global celebration of Mexican culture, marked by vibrant festivities, delicious cuisine, and a spirit of unity. Honor the resilience, heritage, and bonds that connect communities worldwide.

12th May: Motherโ€™s Day 2024 (US) ๐ŸŒธ

The second Sunday in May brings Motherโ€™s Day to the US. Celebrate with one of our custom templates by posting to social media or sending a personalized e-card to your mother and show her how much you care on this special day. 


16th May: International Day Of Light โœจ

The International Day of Light celebrates the critical role light plays in science, culture, and art. Promote the importance of light-based technologies in fields such as medicine, communication, and energy by sharing how these technologies help us in our daily lives. Celebrate the transformative power of light in driving progress and fostering innovation across the globe through the transformative power of animated video! 

17th May: Endangered Species Day ๐Ÿผ

Endangered Species Day, held annually on the third Friday of May raises awareness for the plight of endangered species and highlights the importance of biodiversity conservation. Join the call to collective action to combat extinction and promote a sustainable coexistence with nature-themed social posting.

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27th May: Memorial Day (US) ๐Ÿฆ…

Honor and remember the brave men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice while serving in the U.S. military. Commemorate this day of reflection, gratitude, and remembrance and pay tribute to those who selflessly gave their lives in defense of freedom and democracy. Preview the template here

And that's a wrap on our May 2024 social media content calendar! Tell us in the comments which holidays you're adding to your content calendars and share the excitement with your audience ๐Ÿ‘‡ Why not try out a 7-day trial of VideoScribe or grab a subscription! ๐Ÿš€

Topics: Storytelling, Inspiration & Ideas, Social Media


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