Food Celebration Days in the U.S.

The U.S. has over 175 days related to celebration and awareness of food or drink. None of these are federal holidays.

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January 1National Bloody Mary Day
January 2National Creampuff Day
January 3National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
January 5National Whipped Cream Day
January 9National Cassoulet Day
January 19National Popcorn Day
January 22National Hot Sauce Day
January 23National Pie DayAmerican Pie Council
January 24National Peanut Butter DayNational Peanut Board
January 27National Chocolate Cake Day


February 2National Tater Tot Day
First Saturday of FebruaryIce Cream for Breakfast Day
First Monday of FebruaryNational Frozen Yogurt Day
February 7National Patty Melt Day
February 9National Pizza Day (at least two slices)[2]
February 9National Bagel Day
February 15National I Want Butterscotch Day
February 16National Almond Day
February 22National Margarita Day
February 23National Banana Bread Day
February 29National Frog Legs Day (celebration for Leap Day)


March 1National Peanut Butter Lover’s DayNational Peanut Board
March 2National Banana Creme Pie Day
March 3National Canadian Bacon DayBlue Ribbon Bacon Festival
March 5National Cheez Doodle Day
March 7National Crown Roast of Pork Day
March 8National Potato Salad Day
March 8National Peanut Cluster DayNational Peanut Board
March 9National Crabmeat Day
March 9National Meatball Day
March 10National Blueberry Popover Day
March 11Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day
March 11Johnny Appleseed Day
March 12National Baked Scallops Day
March 14National Steak Day
MovableNational Corndog Day
March 23National Chips and Dip Day
March 27International Whiskey Day
March 31National Clams on the Half Shell Day


April 2National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
April 5National Caramel Day
April 6National Burrito Day
April 7National Beer Day
April 11National Cheese Fondue Day
April 12National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day
April 15National Banana Day
April 17National Cheeseball Day
April 18National Garlic Day
April 19National Bacon Soup Day
April 19National Rice Ball Day
April 22National Jellybean Day
April 24National Pigs in a Blanket Day
April 25National Zucchini Bread Day
April 26National Pretzel Day
April 27National Prime Rib Day
April 29National Shrimp Scampi Day


May 4National Candied Orange Peel Day
May 5National Hoagie Day
May 11National Eat What You Want DayThomas Roy
Third Friday of MayNational Pizza Party Day
May 16National BBQ Day
May 16National Chicken Fried Steak Day
May 16National Strawberry Milkshake Day
May 17National Walnut Day1949, Walnut Marketing Board; 1958 presidential proclamation, Dwight Eisenhower
May 19National Chicken Nugget Day
May 23National Taffy Day
May 24National Escargot Day
May 24National Schlumpia Day
May 25National Wine Day
May 26National Blueberry Cheesecake Day
May 27National Italian Beef Day
May 28National Brisket Day
May 28National Burger Day


First Friday of JuneNational Donut/Doughnut Day1938, The Salvation Army
June 2National Rotisserie Chicken Day
June 2National Rocky Road Day
June 3National Chocolate Macaron Day
June 3National Egg Day
June 4National Cheese Day
June 4National Cognac Day
June 5National Gingerbread Day
June 5National Moonshine Day
June 6National Applesauce Cake Day
June 7Chocolate Ice Cream Day
June 9International Lemon Drizzle Cake Day
June 10National Iced Tea Day
June 11National Corn on the cob day
June 11National German chocolate cake day
June 12National Peanut Butter Cookie DayNational Peanut Board
June 15National Lobster Day
June 16National Fudge Day
June 17National Eat Your Vegetables Day
June 20National Vanilla Milkshake Day
June 20National Ice Cream Soda Day
June 20National Kouign Amann DayA San Francisco bakery, to acknowledge the day they opened
June 21National Peaches ‘N’ Cream DayUnknown
June 25National Catfish DayPresidential proclamation by President Ronald Reagan on June 25, 1987[59]
June 26National Chocolate Pudding Day
June 27National Orange Blossom Day
June 27National Egg Sandwich Day
June 28National Ceviche Day
June 28National Tapioca Day
Last Thursday of JuneNational Bomb Pop Day


Third Sunday of JulyNational Ice Cream Day1984, presidential proclamation
Fourth Thursday of JulyNational Chili Dog Day
July 1National Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day
July 1National Gingersnap Day
July 2National Anisette Day
July 3Eat Beans Day
July 3National Chocolate Wafer Day
July 4National Caesar Salad Day
July 4National Spareribs Day
July 4National Barbecue Day
July 5National Apple Turnover Day
July 6Take Your Compliance Coworker to Lunch Day
July 6National Fried Chicken Day
July 7Macaroni Day
July 7National Strawberry Sundae Day
July 8National Chocolate with Almonds Day
July 9National Sugar Cookie Day
July 10National Piña colada Day
July 11National Blueberry Muffin Day
July 12National Pecan Pie Day
July 13National French Fries Day
July 14National Grand Marnier Day
July 15National Orange Chicken Day
July 15National Tapioca Pudding Day
July 15Gummi Worm Day
July 16Fresh Spinach Day
July 16National Corn Fritter Day
July 17National Peach Ice Cream Day
July 18National Caviar Day
July 19National Daiquiri Day
July 20National Fortune Cookie Day
July 20National Lollipop Day
July 21National Junk Food Day
July 22National Penuche Fudge Day
July 23National Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
July 23National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
July 23National Hot Dog Day
July 24National Tequila Day
July 24National Drive-Thru Day
July 25National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
July 26National Coffee Milkshake Day
July 27National Creme Brulee Day
July 27National Scotch Day
July 28Hamburger Day
July 28National Milk Chocolate Day
July 29National Lasagna Day
July 29National Chicken Wing Day
July 30National Cheesecake Day
July 31National Raspberry Cake Day


First Saturday of AugustNational Mustard DayMount Horeb Mustard Museum
August 1National Milkshake Day
August 3National Watermelon Day
August 3National White Wine Day
August 10National S’more Day
August 13National Filet Mignon Day
August 14National Creamsicle Day
August 15National Lemon Meringue Pie Day
August 16National Rum Day
August 17National Vanilla Custard Day
August 18National Pinot Noir Day
August 19National Potato Day
August 21National Spumoni Day
August 22National Pecan Torte Day
August 22National Eat A Peach Day
August 23National Sponge Cake Day
August 24National Peach Pie Day
August 24National Waffle Day
August 25National Banana Split Day
August 25National Whiskey Sour Day
August 26National Cherry Popsicle Day
August 27National Pots De Creme Day
August 27National Banana Lovers Day
August 28National Cherry Turnover Day
August 28Crackers Over The Keyboard DayThomas Roy
August 29More Herbs, Less Salt DayThomas Roy
August 29National Lemon Juice Day
August 29National Chop Suey Day
August 30National Toasted Marshmallow Day
August 31Trail Mix Day


September 1National Cherry Popover Day
September 2National Blueberry Popsicle Day
September 3National Welsh Rarebit Day
September 4National Macademia Nut Day
September 5National Cheese Pizza Day
September 6National Coffee Ice Cream Day
September 7National Beer Lover’s Day
September 7National Acorn Squash Day
September 7National Salami Day
September 9Wienerschnitzel Day
September 9National Steak Au Poivre Day
September 10National TV Dinner Day
September 11National Hot Cross Bun Day
September 12National Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13National Peanut Day
September 13International Chocolate Day
September 14National Eat a Hoagie Day
September 14National Cream Filled Donut Day
September 15National Crème de Menthe Day
September 15National Double Cheeseburger Day
September 15National Linguine Day
September 15National Cheese Toast Day
September 15National Butterscotch Cinnamon Pie Day
September 16National Guacamole Day
September 16National Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Day
September 17National Apple Dumpling Day
September 17National Monte Cristo sandwich Day
September 18National Cheeseburger Day
September 19National Butterscotch Pudding Day
September 20National Pepperoni Pizza Day
September 20National Punch Day
September 20National Rum Punch Day
September 21National Pecan Cookie Day
September 25National Lobster Day
September 26National Better Breakfast Day
September 26National Pancake Day
September 26National Dumpling Day
September 26Johnny Appleseed DayJohn Chapman
September 27National Chocolate Milk Day
September 27National Corned Beef Hash Day
September 28Family Day – A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children
September 28National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
September 28National Drink Beer Day
September 29National Coffee Day
September 29National Biscotti DayBiscotti Goddess
September 30National Hot Mulled Cider Day


October 4National Vodka Day
October 4National Taco Day
October 6National Noodle Day
October 8National Fluffernutter Day
October 11National Sausage Pizza Day
October 14National Dessert Day
October 18National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 20National Brandied Fruit Day
October 20National Office Chocolate Day
October 23National Boston Creme Pie Day
October 24National Bologna Day
October 24National Food DayCenter for Science in the Public Interest
October 25National Greasy Food Day
October 28National Chocolate day
October 29National Oatmeal Day
October 30Haunted Refrigerator NightThomas Roy
October 30National Candy Corn Day
October 31National Candy Apple Day
October 31National Caramel Apple Day


First Thursday of NovemberNational Men Make Dinner Day1998, Sandy Sharkey
Fourth Thursday of NovemberThanksgiving Day
Day after ThanksgivingSinkie Day
First Wednesday of NovemberNational Eating Healthy DayAmerican Heart Association
November 1National Vinegar Day
November 1National French Fried Clam Day
November 1National Cook For Your Pets Day
November 2National Deviled Egg Day
November 3National Sandwich Day
November 4National Candy Day
November 6National Nachos Day
November 7National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
November 8National Harvey Wallbanger Day
November 8Cook Something Bold and Pungent DayThomas Roy
November 8National Cappuccino Day
November 8National Shot Day
November 9National Scrapple Day
November 10National Vanilla Cupcake Day
November 11National Sundae Day
November 12National Pizza with the Works Except Anchovies Day
November 12Chicken Soup for the Soul DayChicken Soup for the Soul Enterprises Inc.
November 12National Happy Hour Day
November 13National Indian Pudding Day
November 14National Pickle Day
November 14National Spicy Guacamole Day
November 15National Bundt Day
November 15National Spicy Hermit Cookie Day
November 15National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
November 16National Fast Food Day
November 17National Baklava Day
November 17Homemade Bread Day
November 18National Vichyssoise Day
November 18National Apple Cider Day
November 19Carbonated Beverage with Caffeine Day
November 20National Peanut Butter Fudge DayNational Peanut Board
November 21National Stuffing Day
November 23National Cashew Day
November 23National Eat A Cranberry Day
November 23National Espresso Day
November 25National Parfait Day
November 26National Cake Day
November 28National French Toast Day
November 29Throw Out Your Leftovers Day
November 29National Lemon Cream Pie Day
November 29National Chocolates Day
November 30National Mousse Day


December 1Eat a Red Apple Day
December 2National Fritters Day
December 4National Cookie Day1987, Blue Chip Cookie Company
December 8National Brownie Day
December 9National Pastry Day
December 10National Lager Day
December 11National Noodle Ring Day
December 11National Have a Bagel Day
December 13National Hot Cocoa Day
December 15National Cupcake Day
December 16National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day
December 17National Maple Syrup Day
December 20National Sangria Day
December 21National Hamburger Day
December 22National Date Nut Bread Day
December 24National Eggnog Day
December 25National Pumpkin Pie Day
December 27National Fruitcake Day
December 30National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
December 31National Champagne Day