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Mothers Day Date: When is Mother’s Day in 2017

Mother’s Day Date: Mother's Day is the time to pay tribute to the most important women in our lives ie mom and display appreciation and gratitude for all mothers. Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate mothers and all mother figures such as grandmothers, stepmothers and mothers-in-law and everything that they do. Like Father’s Day, Mother’s Day Celebration Date also varies from country to country. Many countries celebrates Mother’s day on Second Sunday of May, this year on May 14 2017 including India and United States. Below is the list of Mother’s Day 2017 Date in the increasing order of date of celebration.

Mother's Day Date
Mother's Day Date
As Mother’s Day celebrates motherhood, maternal bonds, and the influence of mothers in society, Mother's Day, also known as Mothering Sunday, is the day you get to say thank you the amazing woman in your life. Anna Jarvis is recognised as the woman who invented Mother’s Day in America after she held a memorial for her mother in West Virginia in 1908. One the best way to celebrate Mother’s Day is to give your mom the day off, Let her take it easy and relax while the rest of the family does the work. Surprise your mom with great mothers day gift ideas.

Mother’s Day 2017 Date Around the World


When do we celebrate Mother’s Day? The annual celebration of Mother’s Day doesn’t have a fixed date as it is linked to Easter, which also changes annually according to Gregorian calendar. Some countries prefer to celebrate Mother’s Day on a fixed day while others on Second Sunday of May every year.

Below there is a complete list of countries which celebrates Mother’s Day with the date of celebration for Mother’s Day 2017.

Second Sunday of February (Feb 12, 2017): Norway

3 March: Georgia

8 March (with International Women's Day): Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Bulgaria, Kazakhstan, Kosovo, Laos, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Russia, Serbia, Slovenia, Tajikistan, Vietnam

Fourth Sunday in Lent (Mothering Sunday) 26 Mar 2017: Guernsey, Ireland, Isle of Man, Jersey, Nigeria, United Kingdom

21 March (Spring equinox): Bahrain, Comoros, Djibouti, Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Libya, Lebanon, Mauritania, Oman, Palestine, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, United Arab Emirates, Yemen

25 March: Slovenia

7 April (Annunciation day): Armenia (Motherhood and Beauty Day)

First Sunday of May (May 7, 2017): Angola, Cape Verde, Hungary, Lithuania, Mozambique, Portugal, Romania, Spain

8 May: South Korea (Parents' Day)

10 May: El Salvador, Guatemala, México
Second Sunday of May (May 14, 2017): Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Aruba, Australia, Austria, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belgium, Belize, Bermuda, Bhutan, Bonaire, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Canada, Cambodia, Chile, China, Colombia, Croatia, Cuba, Curaçao, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominica, Ecuador, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guyana, Honduras, Hong Kong, Iceland, India, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Latvia, Liberia, Liechtenstein, Macau, Malaysia, Malta, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, Singapore, Sint Maarten, Slovakia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Suriname, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turkey, Uganda, Ukraine, United States, Uruguay, Vietnam, Venezuela, Zambia, Zimbabwe

15 May: Paraguay (same day as Día de la Patria)[33]

19 May: Kyrgyzstan (Russian: День матери, Kyrgyz: Энэ күнү)

26 May: Poland (Polish: Dzień Matki)
27 May: Bolivia

Last Sunday of May (May 28, 2017): Algeria, Dominican Republic, France (First Sunday of June if Pentecost occurs on this day), French Antilles (First Sunday of June if Pentecost occurs on this day), Madagascar, Morocco, Haiti, Mauritius, Senegal, Sweden, Tunisia
Note: Sometimes First Sunday of June if the last Sunday of May is Pentecost)

30 May: Nicaragua

1 June: Mongolia (together with Children's Day)

Second Sunday of June (Jun 11, 2017): Luxembourg

First Monday of July (Jul 3, 2017): South Sudan

12 August: Thailand (birthday of Queen Sirikit)

15 August (Assumption of Mary): Costa Rica, Antwerp (Belgium)

Second Monday of October (Oct 9, 2017): Malawi

14 October: Belarus

Third Sunday of October (Oct 15, 2017): Argentina (Día de la Madre)

3 November: Timor Leste

16 November: North Korea

8 December (Feast of the Immaculate Conception): Panama

22 December: Indonesia

Now you got the Date of Mother’s Day in your country and it’s time to get ready for celebration of Mother’s Day with your cute, lovely and inspiring mother. If you are reading this article quite early than the date of celebration and Father’s Day is yet to be celebrated then you must check out Happy Father’s Day Celebration and Father’s Day 2017 Date. Make sure to check out this Mother’s Day Blog regularly as we will be updating it regularly with awesome articles about Father’s Day, Mother’s Day and Grandparent’s Day. Our future publishing will also include Best Dad Quotes for Father’s Day and Top Mom Quotes for Mother’s Day.

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