Countdown calendars are my absolute favorite way to get ready for vacations and holidays! Here are some of the best printable calendars, blank calendar, and countdown clocks for May that I could find.  I absolutely love having the tradition of a countdown calendar with my family and it’s got to be easy!  Which is why I’ve also included free printable calendars, mobile apps, and online countdown ideas.  I hope these make it easy for you to create a new annual tradition for May.

Free Printable 2017 Calendar

2017 Calendar 

1. Of course I’ve got to start you off with the FREE printable calendars with the  adorable Tip Junkie Girl.  {squeal in delight}    This is a blank 2017 holidays calendar that you can use all year long.  Above, I’ve also included a free 2018 Printable Calendar to quickly print.  They both include all of the major holidays and the rest of the days are blank so you can fill in what you need.

Wondering why I created the Tip Junkie girl?  You can check out the quick story here or download my free eBook with the longer story here.

May 2017 Calendar
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May Printable Calendar 

2. Quickly print out this May 2017 Calendar and use it for the front of your Executive Homemaker Binder or any way you’d like.  I’m old school and love paper calendars.
may calendar 2017 with holidays
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May Printable Calendar with Holidays 

3. You know I adore a fun theme.  {snicker}  So here are the National Days or Holidays to celebrate in May.   They are those wacky holidays that can turn a boring day into something memorable!  Plus, I’ve totally got your back with a printable calendar of the holidays in one place! Simply download the free calendar, print it out in color or black and white and display it where you can quickly access it.
May Home Maintenance Checklist
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4. Spring cleaning can seem like a daunting task, but with this May organization and home repair checklist you can tackle it like a pro. Tip Junkie is here to help you stay on top of your game and help you organize and repair your home inside, outside, with ways to improve your house, sale items, and it even includes more free printable downloads to help you stay on top of it all.  Yep, I’ve got your back!
Vacation

Calendar Countdown

5. Can’t wait for summer? Use this free printable to count down to summer from Tatertots & Jello. Just print and add to an 8×10 frame. You can easily write and re-write the countdown with a dry erase marker.
6. Time to start counting the days until school is out and Summer vacation begins! Of course, I’m on a countdown as a mom as well.  Simply print, cut, and string with balloons for an easy way to Balloon Countdown to Summer Break from Eighteen 25.

Vacation

7.  A DIY Vacation Count down from Dating Divas that can be used for any vacation, not just your Orlando one! {score}
8. Is there a family vacation or something else your family is really looking forward to? If so, this countdown to vacation printable from All Things Simple is a must do little project! All you have to do is print, laminate or frame and then use it to count down to your event. She even has several color choices!
9. A free printable beach countdown by Ashlee Marie that’s in a paper chain style. Each day a paper ring can be torn off marking it one day closer to the vacation.
10. Add a Vacation countdown for Facebook from DIS Tickers by designing your own ticker. There are a lot of backgrounds to choose from. {Score}
Walt Disney

Walt Disney

11. Hang up this super cute Disney Countdown from Designs by Nicolina 30 days prior to your trip!  Download the free printable chart to make your own countdown.  Simply cross off each day to mark down the days.
12. I love visual countdowns. I think it makes the upcoming event so much more exciting.  Check out this cool idea to make a Disney Paper Chain Countdown from Reasons to Skip the Housework if your family is planning a trip to Disneyworld or Disneyland.
13. Trying to plan your Disney vacation around the crowds? This Disney crowd calendar from WDW Prep School will help you decide when the best time is to go. It shows you the dates of the lightest to heaviest crowds.
14. Have magic at your fingertips with this My Disney Experience App from Walt Disney World. You can explore the resort, plan your vacation, buy fast passes, purchase PhotoPass photos, and so much more.

Countdown App

15. A great countdown mobile app from Apple users. It reminds you events and counts down the time.
16. Never miss a birthday again with this free birthday countdown app by Apple. You can even add a photo for the birthday boy/girl.
17. Can’t wait for the big even? This countdown widget from Epic Pxls allows you to countdown the days, hours, minutes and seconds. Share it on social media.
Clock

Clock

18. With this Vacation Countdown Clock App from Kulana Media Productions you can countdown the days, hours, minutes and seconds until your vacation. Just input the starting date, time, and your destination.
19. Create a countdown clock from Counting Down To to embed into your website.
20. Counting down the days to retirement? You can do it with a little bit of fun with this super easy printable Retirement Countdown by Lookie What I Did
21. A desktop countdown clock from Countdown Kings that’s ideal for startups, event organizers and live events.
22. How many days until you say “I Do”? Use this wedding countdown clock by Something Turquoise to tick off the days until the marriage.
23. Use an event countdown clock from Event Countdown to countdown the days, hours, minutes, and seconds to your event.
Countdown Timer

Countdown Timer 

24. Create your own animated vacation countdown timer from Time and Date. Perfect for counting down the days until a wedding, vacation or retirement.
25. Create an online timer from Time and Date with optional alarms and start/pause/stop them simultaneously. Perfect for everyday activities.
26. A free online countdown from It’s Almost to share your countdown to anything.
26 Free Calendar and Countdowns to Download for May

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