Food Holidays

We don’t need an excuse to eat our favorite foods, but if it’s for a food holiday then we’ll gladly be festive. From January 2’s National Buffet Day to December 30’s National Bacon Day, there are over 240 different food holidays ready to allow us all a day to indulge in our favorite sweets, meals, and snacks — calories not included. 

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Jan 1 Wednesday
Be Kind To Food Servers Month , ,
Bread Machine Baking Month , ,
California Restaurant Month ,
National Fiber Focus Month , ,
National Meat Month ,
National Menudo Month , ,
National Oatmeal Month ,
National Slow Cooking Month ,
National Soup Month , ,
National Sunday Supper Month ,
National Wheat Bread Month , ,
Veganuary , ,
Jan 2 Thursday
National Buffet Day ,
Jan 4 Saturday
National Spaghetti Day ,
Jan 5 Sunday
National Whipped Cream Day ,
Jan 6 Monday
National Bean Day
Jan 8 Wednesday
National Snuggle a Chicken Day , ,
Jan 9 Thursday
National Cassoulet Day , ,
Jan 12 Sunday
National Sunday Supper Day ,
National Pizza Week ,
Jan 14 Tuesday
National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day
National Undhiyu Day , ,
Jan 15 Wednesday
National Bagel Day
Jan 16 Thursday
National Fig Newton Day
Jan 17 Friday
National Hot Heads Chili Day ,
Jan 18 Saturday
National Peking Duck Day ,
Jan 19 Sunday
National Popcorn Day
Tin Can Day , ,
Jan 20 Monday
National Cheese Lover's Day ,
Jan 21 Tuesday
National Granola Bar Day ,
Jan 22 Wednesday
National Blonde Brownie Day ,
National Hot Sauce Day ,
Jan 23 Thursday
National Pie Day , ,
Jan 24 Friday
National Peanut Butter Day
Jan 25 Saturday
Burns Supper , ,
Jan 26 Sunday
National Peanut Brittle Day , ,
Jan 27 Monday
National Chocolate Cake Day , ,
Farmhouse Breakfast Week , ,
Jan 28 Tuesday
National Blueberry Pancake Day , ,
Jan 29 Wednesday
Chinese New Year ,
Jan 30 Thursday
National Croissant Day ,
Jan 31 Friday
Eat Brussel Sprouts Day , ,
Feb 1 Saturday
Barley Month , ,
Berry Fresh Month , ,
Canned Food Month
Fabulous Florida Strawberry Month , ,
Great American Pie Month ,
National Bird Feeding Month , ,
National Cherry Month ,
National Fondue Month , ,
National Grapefruit Month ,
National Hot Breakfast Month ,
National Macadamia Nut Month
National Snack Food Month , ,
Potato Lovers Month ,
National Ice Cream for Breakfast Day ,
La Poutine Week , ,
Solo Diners Eat Out Week ,
Feb 2 Sunday
British Yorkshire Pudding Day
Feb 3 Monday
Setsubun , ,
Pride in Foodservice Week , ,
Feb 4 Tuesday
National Homemade Soup Day , ,
National Stuffed Mushroom Day , ,
Feb 5 Wednesday
National Chocolate Fondue Day , ,
National Pork Rind Day , ,
World Nutella Day , ,
Feb 6 Thursday
National Chopsticks Day , ,
National Frozen Yogurt Day ,
Feb 7 Friday
National Bubble Gum Day , ,
National Fettuccine Alfredo Day ,
Feb 9 Sunday
National Pizza Day
Super Chicken Wing Day ,
Great American Pizza Bake , ,
Feb 10 Monday
World Pulses Day ,
Feb 11 Tuesday
World AG Expo
Feb 12 Wednesday
National Plum Pudding Day ,
Feb 13 Thursday
Canada's Agriculture Day , ,
National Cheddar Day , ,
National Crab Rangoon Day , ,
National Tortellini Day , ,
Feb 14 Friday
Girl Scout Cookie Weekend ,
Feb 16 Sunday
National Almond Day
Feb 17 Monday
Champion Crab Races Day , ,
National Cabbage Day ,
Feb 19 Wednesday
National Chocolate Mint Day , ,
Feb 20 Thursday
National Cherry Pie Day , ,
National Muffin Day ,
National Chip Week , ,
Feb 21 Friday
National Sticky Bun Day ,
No One Eats Alone Day , ,
Feb 23 Sunday
National Dog Biscuit Day , ,
National Hospitality Workers Appreciation Day ,
Orthodox Meatfare Sunday , ,
Feb 24 Monday
I Hate Coriander Day , ,
National Tortilla Chip Day ,
Feb 26 Wednesday
National Pistachio Day
Feb 27 Thursday
Fat Thursday , ,
National Chili Day
National Strawberry Day , ,
National Toast Day ,
Paczki Day ,
The Big Breakfast Day ,
National Pasty Week , ,
Feb 28 Friday
Global Scouse Day , ,
National Chocolate Souffle Day , ,
National Pancake Day ,
Tet Holiday ,
Mar 1 Saturday
Frozen Food Month ,
National Celery Month ,
National Flour Month ,
National Noodle Month , ,
National Peanut Month
National Sauce Month ,
National Dadgum That's Good Day ,
National Peanut Butter Lover's Day
Mar 2 Sunday
National Egg McMuffin Day , ,
Mar 3 Monday
Canadian Bacon Day , ,
Clean Monday ,
National Cold Cuts Day ,
Soup it Forward Day , ,
British Pie Week ,
National Butchers Week ,
Mar 4 Tuesday
National Salt Awareness Week , ,
Mar 6 Thursday
National Frozen Food Day
Mar 7 Friday
Friday Fish Fry Day , ,
National Crown Roast of Pork Day
National Flapjack Day ,
National Tartar Sauce Day ,
Mar 9 Sunday
National Crab Meat Day ,
National Meatball Day
Mar 10 Monday
National Pack Your Lunch Day
Mar 11 Tuesday
National Sofrito Day ,
Mar 12 Wednesday
National Baked Scallops Day , ,
Mar 13 Thursday
Popcorn Lover's Day
Mar 14 Friday
Bake a Pie in Solidarity Day , ,
National Potato Chip Day
Mar 15 Saturday
International Eat an Animal for PETA Day ,
National Corn Dog Day
National Peanut Lovers Day ,
Mar 16 Sunday
National Artichoke Day
Mar 17 Monday
National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day , ,
Mar 19 Wednesday
National Poultry Day ,
Mar 20 Thursday
National Ravioli Day , ,
World Flour Day , ,
Mar 21 Friday
National Crunchy Taco Day , ,
National French Bread Day
Mar 23 Sunday
Chips and Dip Day ,
Melba Toast Day ,
National Chip and Dip Day , ,
National Tamale Day ,
Mar 24 Monday
National Cheesesteak Day
National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day ,
Mar 25 Tuesday
International Waffle Day ,
National Lobster Newburg Day
National Michelle Shafer Half-Moon Cookie Day ,
Mar 26 Wednesday
National Spinach Day ,
Whole Grain Sampling Day ,
Mar 27 Thursday
National Spanish Paella Day , ,
Mar 28 Friday
National Something On a Stick Day , ,
Mar 30 Sunday
Pretzel Sunday , ,
Mar 31 Monday
National Clams on the Half Shell Day , ,
Apr 1 Tuesday
Brussels Sprouts and Cabbage Month , ,
Filipino Food Month , ,
National BLT Sandwich Month ,
National Food Month , ,
National Pecan Month
National Soft Pretzel Month ,
National Soy Foods Month ,
Panagyaman Rice Festival , ,
Tomatillo and Asian Pear Month , ,
National Sourdough Bread Day , ,
Apr 2 Wednesday
National Love Your Produce Manager Day ,
National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day
Apr 3 Thursday
Fish Fingers and Custard Day ,
National Burrito Day , ,
Apr 4 Friday
National Cordon Bleu Day ,
Qingming Festival ,
Apr 5 Saturday
National Deep Dish Pizza Day ,
Apr 6 Sunday
Fresh Tomato Day , ,
National Caramel Popcorn Day , ,
National Food Faces Day , ,
National Twinkie Day ,
Apr 8 Tuesday
National Empanada Day , ,
Apr 9 Wednesday
National Chinese Almond Cookie Day , ,
Apr 11 Friday
National Cheese Fondue Day ,
Apr 12 Saturday
Deskfast Day , ,
National Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day ,
Apr 13 Sunday
National Make Lunch Count Day
Apr 15 Tuesday
National Glazed Spiral Ham Day ,
Apr 16 Wednesday
Day of the Mushroom ,
National Eggs Benedict Day ,
Apr 17 Thursday
International Pizza Cake Day ,
National Cheese Ball Day ,
National Crawfish Day
Apr 19 Saturday
National Garlic Day
Rice Ball Day ,
Apr 20 Sunday
Chinese Language Day , ,
Lima Bean Respect Day , ,
National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day , ,
National Cheddar Fries Day , ,
Apr 21 Monday
National Tea Day ,
Every Kid Healthy Week , ,
Apr 22 Tuesday
National Jelly Bean Day ,
Apr 23 Wednesday
National English Muffin Day , ,
National Picnic Day , ,
Apr 24 Thursday
National Pigs in a Blanket Day , ,
Apr 25 Friday
National Zucchini Bread Day , ,
Apr 26 Saturday
National Pretzel Day ,
Stop Food Waste Day , ,
Apr 27 Sunday
National Prime Rib Day ,
Apr 28 Monday
National Blueberry Pie Day , ,
Apr 29 Tuesday
National Shrimp Scampi Day ,
Apr 30 Wednesday
National Raisin Day ,
May 1 Thursday
American Cheese Month , ,
Food Allergy Action Month ,
Lettuce Month ,
National Asparagus Month , ,
National Duckling Month
National Egg Month ,
National Hamburger Month ,
National Salad Month , ,
National Salsa Month
National Vinegar Month ,
May 2 Friday
School Lunch Hero Day , ,
Take a Baby to Lunch Day , ,
May 3 Saturday
Herb Day ,
National Herb Day , ,
May 5 Monday
National Hoagie Day ,
May 6 Tuesday
International No Diet Day , ,
May 7 Wednesday
National Roast Leg of Lamb Day ,
May 8 Thursday
National Give Someone a Cupcake Day , ,
May 10 Saturday
Brunch for Lunch Day ,
National Shrimp Day ,
Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive Day ,
May 11 Sunday
National Eat What You Want Day , ,
May 13 Tuesday
International Hummus Day , ,
National Crouton Day , ,
National Fruit Cocktail Day , ,
May 14 Wednesday
National Buttermilk Biscuit Day , ,
May 15 Thursday
National Chocolate Chip Day ,
May 16 Friday
National BBQ Day ,
National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day , ,
National Pizza Party Day , ,
Waiters Day , ,
British Sandwich Week ,
May 17 Saturday
National Mushroom Hunting Day ,
National Walnut Day ,
National Doughnut Week , ,
May 18 Sunday
National Cheese Soufflé Day , ,
World Baking Day ,
May 20 Tuesday
National Quiche Lorraine Day , ,
May 21 Wednesday
International Tea Day , ,
National Waitstaff Day ,
May 22 Thursday
Bitcoin Pizza Day ,
May 24 Saturday
National Caterers Appreciation Day ,
National Escargot Day ,
May 25 Sunday
National Brown-Bag It Day , ,
May 26 Monday
National BBQ Week , ,
May 27 Tuesday
National Grape Popsicle Day , ,
May 28 Wednesday
International Burger Day ,
National Brisket Day ,
May 29 Thursday
National Biscuit Day , ,
National Coq Au Vin Day , ,
May 30 Friday
Fakesgiving ,
May 31 Saturday
Dragon Boat Festival , ,
Jun 1 Sunday
National Dairy Month ,
National Soul Food Month , ,
National Steakhouse Month ,
Turkey Lovers Month , ,
National Olive Day , ,
Jun 2 Monday
National Rotisserie Chicken Day , ,
Jun 4 Wednesday
National Cheese Day ,
Jun 5 Thursday
National Veggie Burger Day , ,
Jun 6 Friday
National Donut Day , ,
Jun 7 Saturday
National Chocolate Ice Cream Day , ,
The Big Lunch , ,
World Food Safety Day , ,
Jun 8 Sunday
Name Your Poison Day , ,
Jun 9 Monday
National Meal Prep Day , ,
Jun 10 Tuesday
National Egg Roll Day
National Herbs and Spices Day
Jun 11 Wednesday
National Corn on the Cob Day , ,
Jun 12 Thursday
National Jerky Day , ,
National Peanut Butter Cookie Day , ,
Jun 13 Friday
National Chamoy Day , ,
National Kitchen Klutzes of America Day , ,
Jun 15 Sunday
National Turkey Lovers Day ,
Jun 17 Tuesday
National Eat Your Vegetables Day , ,
Jun 18 Wednesday
International Picnic Day , ,
International Sushi Day ,
Sustainable Gastronomy Day , ,
Jun 19 Thursday
World Tapas Day ,
Jun 20 Friday
Kouign Amann Day , ,
National Take Back the Lunch Break Day , ,
Jun 21 Saturday
National Wagyu Day ,
Jun 23 Monday
National Detroit Style Pizza Day , ,
National Porridge Day , ,
Jun 24 Tuesday
National Pralines Day , ,
Jun 25 Wednesday
National Catfish Day , ,
Jun 27 Friday
National Onion Day , ,
National Orange Blossom Day , ,
Jun 28 Saturday
National Tapioca Day ,
Summersgiving Day ,
Jun 29 Sunday
National Almond Buttercrunch Day , ,
National Bacon Burnt End Day , ,
Jul 1 Monday
Beans Month , ,
Lasagna Awareness Month , ,
National Baked Bean Month ,
National Grilling Month ,
National Horseradish Month ,
National Hot Dog Month ,
International Chicken Wing Day ,
Jul 3 Wednesday
National Fried Clam Day
Jul 4 Thursday
Jackfruit Day ,
National Barbecued Spareribs Day , ,
Thirsty Thursday ,
Jul 6 Saturday
National Hand Roll Day ,
Jul 7 Sunday
National Macaroni Day ,
Jul 9 Tuesday
National Sugar Cookie Day , ,
Jul 11 Thursday
National Polyphenol Day , , ,
Jul 12 Friday
National Pecan Pie Day , ,
World Kebab Day , ,
Jul 13 Saturday
Beef Tallow Day , ,
NATIONAL BEANS ‘N’ FRANKS DAY ,
Jul 15 Monday
National Gummi Worm Day , ,
Orange Chicken Day ,
Jul 16 Tuesday
Fresh Spinach Day , ,
Jul 18 Thursday
National Caviar Day ,
Jul 23 Tuesday
National Sprinkle Day
Jul 25 Thursday
National Chili Dog Day , ,
Jul 26 Friday
National Bagelfest Day , ,
Jul 29 Monday
National Lasagna Day , ,
National Wing Day , ,
Jul 31 Wednesday
National Avocado Day , ,
Shredded Wheat Day , ,
Aug 1 Thursday
National Catfish Month ,
National Goat Cheese Month , ,
National Panini Month ,
National Sandwich Month , ,
Rawgust ,
International Can-It Forward Day , ,
National IPA Day (India Pale Ale Beer) , , , , , , ,
Aug 2 Friday
National Ice Cream Sandwich Day ,
Aug 3 Saturday
National Grab Some Nuts Day , ,
National Jamaican Patty Day ,
National Mustard Day ,
National Watermelon Day ,
Aug 4 Sunday
National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day , ,
Aug 5 Monday
National Couscous Day , ,
National Oyster Day , ,
National Underwear Day , ,
Aug 7 Wednesday
National Raspberries n’ Cream Day , ,
Aug 8 Thursday
National Mochi Day ,
National Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor's Porch Day ,
Aug 11 Sunday
National Bakewell Tart Day , ,
National Fufu Day ,
Aug 12 Monday
National Julienne Fries Day , ,
Afternoon Tea Week ,
Aug 13 Tuesday
National Filet Mignon Day ,
Aug 18 Sunday
National Fajita Day
Aug 19 Monday
National Potato Day
Saviours of the Apple Feast Day ,
Aug 20 Tuesday
National Bacon Lovers Day , ,
Aug 22 Thursday
National Bao Day , ,
World Plant Milk Day , ,
Aug 23 Friday
National Cuban Sandwich Day
National Sponge Cake Day ,
Aug 25 Sunday
National Banana Split Day
Aug 27 Tuesday
Crab Soup Day , ,
Aug 28 Wednesday
Crackers Over The Keyboard Day , ,
Aug 29 Thursday
More Herbs, Less Salt Day , ,
National Chop Suey Day , ,
National Lemon Juice Day
Aug 31 Saturday
Eat Outside Day ,
La Tomatina , ,
National Trail Mix Day
Sep 1 Sunday
National Chicken Month ,
National Honey Month ,
National Organic Month , ,
National Papaya Month ,
Organic September , ,
Sourdough September ,
National Waffle Week , ,
Sep 2 Monday
World Coconut Day
Sep 3 Tuesday
National Welsh Rarebit Day ,
Sep 5 Thursday
National Cheese Pizza Day , ,
Sep 6 Friday
National Food Bank Day , ,
Sep 7 Saturday
International Bacon Day ,
National Acorn Squash Day ,
National Salami Day , ,
Sep 9 Monday
National Wiener Schnitzel Day ,
Sep 10 Tuesday
National TV Dinner Day , ,
Sep 11 Wednesday
National Hot Cross Bun Day , ,
Sep 13 Friday
National Peanut Day
Sep 14 Saturday
National Cream Filled Donut Day , ,
NATIONAL EAT A HOAGIE DAY , ,
Sep 15 Sunday
National Linguine Day
Sep 16 Monday
Feast Portland , ,
National Choose Your Chocolate Day , ,
Sep 17 Tuesday
National Monte Cristo Day ,
British Food Fortnight ,
Sep 18 Wednesday
National Cheeseburger Day ,
Sep 20 Friday
National Fried Rice Day ,
Sep 21 Saturday
Abergavenny Food Festival , ,
Sep 22 Sunday
National Ice Cream Cone Day
Sep 23 Monday
National Snack Stick Day
Sep 24 Tuesday
National Cherries Jubilee Day ,
National Mofongo Day , ,
Sep 25 Wednesday
German Butterbrot Day , ,
National Cooking Day
National Food Service Workers Day , ,
National Lobster Day
National Quesadilla Day , ,
Sep 26 Thursday
National Dumpling Day ,
National Key Lime Pie Day , ,
National Pancake Day ,
Sep 27 Friday
German Sandwich Day ,
Sep 28 Saturday
International Poke Day ,
Sep 29 Sunday
National Coffee Day ,
National Goose Day ,
Sep 30 Monday
Extra Virgin Olive Oil Day , , ,
Oct 1 Tuesday
Eat Better, Eat Together Month , ,
National Caramel Month ,
National Chili Month ,
National Cookbook Month , ,
National Dessert Month , ,
National Non-GMO Month
National Pasta Month ,
National Pickled Peppers Month ,
National Pizza Month ,
National Pretzel Month ,
National Sausage Month ,
Vegetarian Month ,
International Coffee Day , ,
National Homemade Cookie Day , ,
World Vegetarian Day
Oct 4 Friday
National Taco Day , ,
Oct 6 Sunday
International Blessings of The Fishing Fleet Day , ,
National Noodle Day ,
Oct 7 Monday
National Curry Week
Oct 8 Tuesday
National Fluffernutter Day ,
National Pierogi Day ,
National Salmon Day ,
Oct 9 Wednesday
Guayaquil Independence Day , ,
Oct 10 Thursday
National Cake Decorating Day , ,
World Plant-based Burger Day ,
Oct 11 Friday
National Sausage Pizza Day ,
Oct 12 Saturday
National Gumbo Day ,
National Pulled Pork Day ,
Oct 14 Monday
National Dessert Day ,
Oct 15 Tuesday
UK Coffee Week ,
Oct 16 Wednesday
National Veterans BBQ Day
World Food Day ,
Oct 17 Thursday
National Pasta Day , ,
Oct 18 Friday
National Chocolate Cupcake Day ,
Oct 19 Saturday
International Raw Milk Cheese Appreciation Day , ,
Sweetest Day , ,
Oct 21 Monday
National Apple Day
Oct 22 Tuesday
National Nut Day
Oct 23 Wednesday
National Boston Cream Pie Day
Oct 24 Thursday
National Bologna Day
National Jamaican Jerk Day ,
World Tripe Day ,
Oct 25 Friday
National Breadstick Day ,
National Greasy Foods Day
Sourest Day , ,
World Pasta Day ,
Oct 26 Saturday
National Chicken Fried Steak Day ,
National Pumpkin Day
Oct 28 Monday
National Chocolate Day ,
Wild Foods Day ,
Oct 30 Wednesday
Haunted Refrigerator Night , ,
Oct 31 Thursday
​National Caramel Apple Day , ,
Nov 1 Friday
Banana Pudding Lovers Month , ,
Gluten-Free Diet Awareness Month , ,
National Fun with Fondue Month , ,
National Pepper Month ,
National Pomegranate Month , ,
National Raisin Bread Month , ,
National Rice Awareness Month
Peanut Butter Lovers Month ,
​National Calzone Day , ,
National Cinnamon Day , ,
National Vinegar Day ,
World Vegan Day , ,
Nov 3 Sunday
National Sandwich Day
Nov 4 Monday
National Candy Day ,
Roast Dinner Day ,
Nov 5 Tuesday
National Chinese Takeout Day ,
Nov 6 Wednesday
National Nacho Day , ,
Nov 7 Thursday
Liberia Thanksgiving ,
Nov 10 Sunday
National Pupusa Day , ,
National Vanilla Cupcake Day , ,
National Split Pea Soup Week ,
Nov 11 Monday
National Sundae Day
Nov 14 Thursday
National Pickle Day
National Spicy Guacamole Day , ,
Nov 15 Friday
Pack Your Mom's Lunch Day , ,
Nov 16 Saturday
National Fast Food Day ,
Nov 21 Thursday
National Stuffing Day ,
Nov 26 Tuesday
National Cake Day , ,
Nov 28 Thursday
National French Toast Day
Thanksgiving , ,
Turkey-free Thanksgiving
Nov 29 Friday
National Lemon Cream Pie Day
Throw Out Your Leftovers Day ,
Dec 2 Monday
National Fritters Day , ,
Dec 3 Tuesday
Farmer’s Day in Ghana , ,
Dec 6 Friday
National Gazpacho Day ,
National Microwave Oven Day , ,
Dec 8 Sunday
National Brownie Day , ,
National Lard Day , ,
Dec 9 Monday
National Pastry Day , ,
Dec 13 Friday
National Cream Cheese Frosting Day , ,
National Ice Cream Day ,
Dec 14 Saturday
Roast Chestnuts Day , ,
Dec 15 Sunday
National Cupcake Day ,
Dec 17 Tuesday
National Maple Syrup Day ,
Dec 18 Wednesday
National Roast Suckling Pig Day ,
Dec 19 Thursday
National Hard Candy Day ,
Dec 21 Saturday
National French Fried Shrimp Day , ,
Dec 22 Sunday
National Cookie Exchange Day ,
Dec 27 Friday
National Fruitcake Day ,
Dec 30 Monday
National Bacon Day ,
Sodium Bicarbonate Day ,