When is Mother's Day 2014?

Mother's Day 2014 is on Sunday, May 11th 2014 (in 24 days).

What is Mother's Day?

Mother's Day is a celebration honoring mothers and celebrating motherhood, maternal bonds and the influence of mothers in society. It is celebrated on various days in many parts of the world, yet most commonly in March, April, or May. It complements Father's Day, the celebration honoring fathers.

Mother's Day around the world

In most countries Mother's Day is celebrated on the second Sunday in May, among them the USA, Canada, most European countries, Australia, New Zealand, India, China, Japan, the Philippines and South Africa. One notable exception to this rule are the UK and Ireland, which celebrate Mother's Day on the fourth Sunday in Lent. Most Arab countries celebrate Mother's Day on March 21st (vernal equinox). Most East European countries celebrate Mother's Day on March 8th. For a complete overview of the dates of Mother's Day around the world see here.

In most countries, Mother's Day is a recent observance derived from the holiday as it has evolved in America. When it was adopted by other countries and cultures, it was given different meanings, associated to different events (religious, historical or legendary), and celebrated in a different date or dates.

Some countries already had existing celebrations honoring motherhood, and their celebrations have adopted several external characteristics from the US holiday, like giving carnations and other presents to your own mother.

The extent of the celebrations varies greatly. In some countries, it is potentially offensive to one's mother not to mark Mother's Day. In others, it is a little-known festival celebrated mainly by immigrants, or covered by the media as a taste of foreign culture (compare the celebrations of Diwali in the UK and the United States).

When is Mother's Day 2015?

Mother's Day 2015 is on Sunday, May 10th 2015 (in 388 days).

Dates for Mother's Day from 2010 to 2020

 The next occurrence of Mother's Day is marked in red.

When is ...? Weekday      Date      Year      Days     
Mother's Day 2010      Sunday      May 9      2010      1439 days ago
Mother's Day 2011      Sunday      May 8      2011      1075 days ago
Mother's Day 2012      Sunday      May 13      2012      704 days ago
Mother's Day 2013      Sunday      May 12      2013      340 days ago
Mother's Day 2014      Sunday      May 11      2014      in 24 days
Mother's Day 2015      Sunday      May 10      2015      in 388 days
Mother's Day 2016      Sunday      May 8      2016      in 752 days
Mother's Day 2017      Sunday      May 14      2017      in 1123 days
Mother's Day 2018      Sunday      May 13      2018      in 1487 days
Mother's Day 2019      Sunday      May 12      2019      in 1851 days
Mother's Day 2020      Sunday      May 10      2020      in 2215 days

See also: Dates for other worldwide holidays

New Year's Eve
New Year's Day
Valentine's Day
Father's Day
Mother's Day

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