When is Mother’s Day 2024? Mothers Day in 2024 is on Sunday, the 12th May 2024 (12/5/2024). Mother’s Day 2024 is a day for many people to show their love, affection, thanks giving, appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. It is an annual and common event around the world however, is held, celebrated and observed at different dates depending on the country.
Mothers Day 2024 – When Is Mother’s Day 2024?
Mother’s Day 2024 is celebrated / observed on Sunday, May 12, 2024.
How is the Mother’s Day date determined?
In the United States of America, Mother’s Day is highly celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of May. In some countries, the Mother’s day date is different and it is based on the significant to the majority religion, or to historical dates.
Most of the Arab countries, Mother’s Day is always celebrated on the 21st of every March, which is the Spring equinox season.
In the UK – United Kingdom and Ireland, Mother’s Day is celebrated on the 4th Sunday in Lent -Mothering Sunday.
Mother’s Day 2024 Date
Mothers Day 2024 Date is Sunday, May 12th, 2024.
Mother’s Day is observed on the 2nd Sunday in May. It is an auspicious and the perfect time to honor mothers, grandmothers, and great – grandmothers for their contribution to family, loved ones, country and society as well.
Since it is not a federal holiday in the US or some other countries, businesses may be open or closed as any other Sunday. The compliment to Mother’s day is Father’s Day only, that is celebrating the contributions Father’s make to raising a family, loved ones, kids and the society.
So, the Mothers Day for the year 2024 is observed on Sunday, 12th May 2024.
Countries that Celebrate Mother’s Day
Most countries celebrate Mother’s Day including most of Europe, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, India, Nepal, Canada and Japan on the Second Monday of May.
Many Arab countries like Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Iraq, Iran and more celebrate Mother’s Day on March 21 spring equinox.
Some countries such as the United Kingdom, Ireland and some other countries celebrate the Day on the 4th Sunday during Lent and call it Mothering Sunday.
Many eastern and southern Eurasian countries including Russia celebrate Mother’s Day along or together with International Women’s Day on 8th March. Mother’s Day celebrations / observance around the world details on Wikipedia.
Mother’s Day celebrated its 100 year anniversary in 2014 and in the year 1914, President Woodrow Wilson signed into law Mothers Day stating that the Day would be greatly celebrated on the second Sunday of May and be a national holiday.
The most popular ideas / gifts to give for Mother’s Day in order of popularity are
- Greeting Cards,
- Special outings
- Clothing and accessories
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