Food Observances

There is a Day for That! provides you with a list of observances and national days related to Food.

Food is one of our most basic needs, so it makes sense to single out certain days to honor our favorite foods and celebrate the variety of food and flavors that enriches all our lives.

National Lollipop Day

National Lollipop Day 🍭

This observance day for a popular treat will take some licking.

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National Hot Dog Day

National Hot Dog Day 🌭

From its humble beginnings as a street food staple to its iconic status at baseball games and backyard barbecues, the hot dog has become a symbol of community, joy, and all things Americana.

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National Creme Brulee Day

National Creme Brulee Day

Though it has a French name, recipes for the Catalan version are 300 years older.

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National Junk Food Day

National Junk Food Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Junk Food Day

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National Ice Cream Day

National Ice Cream Day 🍦

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Ice Cream Day

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National Lamington Day

National Lamington Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lamington Day.

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National Mango Day

National Mango Day 🥭

Mangos are in-season all year long making it a fruit that can be celebrated every day, not just today!

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National Vanilla Ice Cream Day

National Vanilla Ice Cream Day 🍦

Vanilla is the world’s most popular flavor of Ice Cream! This classic flavor is versatile and goes with any topping.

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National Drive-Thru Day

National Drive-Thru Day

Drive-Thru services are offered by over 200,000 restaurants in the US.

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National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

July 25 is the day that’s been set aside to honor the dessert that’s been a staple of the American menu for over a century.

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National Chili Dog Day

National Chili Dog Day

The last Thursday in July is your annual chance to proclaim your affection for this truly American delicacy.

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National Refreshment Day

National Refreshment Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Refreshment Day.

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National Bagelfest Day

National Bagelfest Day 🥯

Big Bagel hate this independent celebration of all things bagel.

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National Coffee Milkshake Day

National Coffee Milkshake Day

Other cold coffee, milk drinks like Frappe might come and go, but Coffee Milkshake remains the king.

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Watermelon Day

Watermelon Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Watermelon Day

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Food Day Canada

Food Day Canada

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Food Day Canada.

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National Milk Chocolate Day

National Milk Chocolate Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Milk Chocolate Day

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National Chicken Wing Day

National Chicken Wing Day

Grab a few extra napkins and get ready to celebrate National Chicken Wing Day.

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National Lasagna Day

National Lasagna Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lasagna Day

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National Cheesecake Day

National Cheesecake Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Cheesecake Day

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National Raspberry Cake Day 

National Raspberry Cake Day 

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberry Cake Day 

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National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day 🥑

Avocado is actually a fruit! We kind of get to celebrate it twice a year. On July 31st for National Avocado Day and then again in September for National Guacamole Day!

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National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberry Cream Pie Day

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Sandwich Month

Sandwich Month

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Sandwich Month

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National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

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National Grab Some Nuts Day

National Grab Some Nuts Day

Grabbing a handful of nuts is a tasty treat and a healthy one!

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National Watermelon Day

National Watermelon Day 🍉

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Watermelon Day

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National Mustard Day

National Mustard Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Mustard Day

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National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day

National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day 🍪

When a webpage asks if you 'accept cookies', it's not that interesting - but today is the exception!

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National Oyster Day

National Oyster Day 🦪

Don't clam up - here's some pearls of wisdom for National Oyster Day

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National Root Beer Float Day

National Root Beer Float Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Root Beer Float Day

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National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Raspberries N’ Cream Day

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National Frozen Custard Day

National Frozen Custard Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Frozen Custard Day

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National Rice Pudding Day

National Rice Pudding Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Rice Pudding Day

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National S’mores Day

National S’mores Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National S’mores Day

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Melon Day

Melon Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of Melon Day

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National Raspberry Bombe Day

National Raspberry Bombe Day

August is a great time to make this refreshing dessert with ripe raspberries.

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National Bakewell Tart Day

National Bakewell Tart Day

A Bakewell Tart is small cake, covered with a top layer of icing and a single central half-cherry.

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National Julienne Fries Day

National Julienne Fries Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Julienne Fries Day

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National Filet Mignon Day

National Filet Mignon Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Filet Mignon Day

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National Creamsicle Day

National Creamsicle Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Creamsicle Day

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National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

Find out the dates, history and traditions of National Lemon Meringue Pie Day

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