May Day Celebration

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May Day is a community spring celebration. An annual event on the first Saturday in May that has been celebrated going back to 1863. The tradition is rich with history and celebrates springtime and the privilege of living in such a beautiful place. Young girls in their matching dresses dance the traditional dance steps around the May Poles and sing the songs celebrating spring and the Queen of the May.  


May Day will be on May 6th, 2023 at 10:00am this year.

Please join us in celebrating Mendon City’s 161st May Day Celebration!

Friday Night Dance at Mountainside Elementary from 7:30 until 9:30 p.m.

If will begin with introducing the 2023 May Day Court and then a floor show. All are invited to attend the dance!

Saturday morning on the town square at 10:00 a.m. is the entrance of the Queen’s Court and the braiding of the Maypoles. Following will be the traditional program inside the old church.

There are youth coed softball games from 1:00 to 10:00 p.m. and hopefully the burger stand will be open!