A maypole is a tall wooden pole erected as part of various European folk festivals, around which a maypole dance often takes place. The festivals may occur on May Day or Pentecost, although in some countries it is instead erected at Midsummer.
Why We Celebrate Beltane We celebrate Beltane as the time of the year that marks the beginning of summer. Commonly known as the first of May, it was a time for great celebration. This turn of the wheel was one of the most critical times for the pastoral people of the British Isles. While the