When Is Mother's Day 2022?

When Is Mother's Day 2022?

Mother's Day is a day for many people to show their appreciation towards mothers and mother figures worldwide. It is an annual event but is held at different dates in the calendar, depending on the country.

Mother's Day 2022

Different dates in different countries, some common ones are:

  1. Sun, 8 May 2022 - 46 countries
  2. Sun, 29 May 2022 - 6 countries
  3. Sun, 1 May 2022 - 4 countries
  4. Tue, 8 Mar 2022 - 3 countries
  5. Tue, 10 May 2022 - 2 countries

What Do People Do?

Many people remember their mothers and mother figures on Mother,s Day. Mother figures may include stepmothers, relatives, mothers-in-law, a guardian (eg. a foster parent), or a family friend. There are many different ways to celebrate Mother,s Day. They include (but are not limited to):

  • Giving cards, flowers, or cakes.
  • Family gatherings or visits.
  • Family breakfasts, brunches, lunches, and dinners either at home, at a cafe or at a restaurant.
  • Personal phone calls, particularly from children who live away from their mothers and/or mother figures.
  • Mother,s Day poems and messages.
  • Gifts of chocolate, jewelry, accessories, clothing, hobby equipment or tools, handmade items, or gift vouchers.
  • A day at the movies with mothers and/or mother figures.

Mother,s Day is celebrated in different countries, including China where carnations are popular Mother,s Day presents. Some groups in Samoa organize elaborate song and dance performances throughout the country. They celebrate the contributions that mothers make to Samoan society.

Public Life

Mother's Day falls on different days depending on the countries where it is celebrated. It is held on the second Sunday of May in many countries, such as Australia, Canada and the United States. It is held exactly three weeks before Easter Sunday in the United Kingdom. Sundays are usually non-school and non-working days in these countries.


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