2024 Food Holidays: The Complete Global 365-Day List


Unveiling our epic 2024 Food Holidays: a mouthwatering collection of national and world food days to satisfy your cravings every single day!


Food Holidays: The Complete Global 365-Day List

Attention all food enthusiasts and culinary connoisseurs! Our new guide to “2024 Food Holidays: The Complete Global 365-Day List” is here! This comprehensive compilation includes world food days, national food days, and national food months, which provide a daily dose of culinary inspiration. Whether you’re a foodie or looking to add excitement to your meals, this list promises a year-long celebration of diverse flavors and traditions.

January Monthly Food Holidays

National Soup Month – January
National Oatmeal Month – January
National Hot Tea Month – January
National Baking Month – January
National Slow Cooker Month – January
Fat Free Living Month – January
Dry January (No alcohol for the month of January) – January
Veganuary (Vegan for the month of January) – January

 

January Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
January 1 National Bloody Mary Day United States
January 1 Apple Gifting Day United States
January 2 National Buffet Day Sweden
January 2 National Cream Puff Day France
January 3 Fruitcake Toss Day United States
January 3 National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day United States
January 4 National Spaghetti Day Italy
January 5 Sausage Roll Day
January 5 Strawberry Day Japan
January 5 National Whipped Cream Day United States
January 6 Galette des Rois Day France
January 6 Apple Tree Day United States
January 6 National Bean Day Various countries with bean traditions
January 6 National Shortbread Day Scotland
January 7 National Tempura Day Japan
January 8 National English Toffee Day United States
January 8 National Gluten Free Day
(Second Monday in January each year)
United States
January 9 National Cassoulet Day
January 9 National Apricot Day Armenia
January 10 Bittersweet Chocolate Day Worldwide
January 11 National Hot Toddy Day United States
January 11 National Milk Day United States
January 11 German Apples Day Germany
January 12 Curried Chicken Day India
January 12 National Marzipan Day Various countries with marzipan traditions
January 13 National Peach Melba Day Australia
January 14 National Undhiyu Day India
January 14 National Hot Pastrami Sandwich Day United States
January 15 National Booch Day
January 15 Strawberry Ice Cream Day United States
January 16 International Hot & Spicy Food Day Global celebration
January 16 Rid the World of Fad Diets & Gimmicks Day
(Third Tuesday of January each year)
United States
January 16 National Fig Newton Day United States
January 17 National Bootlegger’s Day United States
January 17 National Hot Buttered Rum Day United States
January 18 Women’s Healthy Weight Day
(Thursday of the Third Full Week of January)
United States
January 18 Peking Duck Day China
January 18 National Gourmet Coffee Day United States
January 19 National Popcorn Day United States
January 20 National Buttercrunch Day United States
January 20 National Cheese Lover’s Day Various cheese-loving nations
January 21 National Granola Bar Day United States
January 21 New England Clam Chowder Day United States
January 22 National Blonde Brownie Day United States
January 23 Rhubarb Pie Day United States
January 23 National Pie Day United States
January 24 National Peanut Butter Day United States
January 25 National Irish Coffee Day Ireland
January 26 National Peanut Brittle Day United States
January 26 National Pistachio Day Middle East and Mediterranean regions
January 27 National Chocolate Cake Day Worldwide
January 28 National Blueberry Pancake Day United States
January 29 National Corn Chip Day United States
January 30 National Croissant Day France
January 31 National Hot Chocolate Day Various chocolate-loving nations
January 31 National Pho Day Vietnam and Vietnamese communities worldwide

February Monthly Food Holidays

National Pie Month – February
National Chocolate Lovers’ Month – February
National Grapefruit Month – February
National Potato Lovers Month – February
National Hot Breakfast Month – February
National Canned Food Month – February

February Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
February 1 National Baked Alaska Day United States
February 2 National Tater Tot Day United States
February 2 Bubble Gum Day
(First Friday in February)
United States
February 2 Chandeleur Day France
February 2 Heavenly Hash Day United States
February 3 National Carrot Cake Day Brazil
February 3 Ice Cream for Breakfast Day
(First Saturday of February)
United States
February 4 Pork Rind Appreciation Day
(First Sunday in February)
United States
February 4 Homemade Soup Day United States
February 4 National Yorkshire Pudding Day
(First Sunday in February)
United Kingdom
February 4 National Stuffed Mushroom Day United States
February 5 National Chocolate Fondue Day Switzerland
February 5 World Nutella Day
(Global celebration)
February 6 National Frozen Yogurt Day United States
February 6 National Chopsticks Day China and Asian communities
February 7 National Fettuccine Alfredo Day Italy
February 8 Chocolate Cheesecake Day
February 8 International Pizza Day
February 8 Molasses Bar Day United States
February 9 Food Freedom Day Canada
February 9 National Bagels and Lox Day United States
February 9 Pizza Pie Day Italy
February 10 Cream Cheese Brownie Day United States
February 11 Peppermint Patty Day United States
February 12 Oatmeal Monday
(Second Monday of February)
United States
February 12 National Plum Pudding Day United Kingdom
February 13 National Tortellini Day Italy
February 14 National Cream-Filled Chocolates Day Various countries celebrating Valentine’s Day
February 15 National “I Want Butterscotch” Day United States
February 15 National Gumdrop Day United States
February 16 National Tartar Sauce Day
(Celebrated on the Friday after Lent)
United States
February 16 National Almond Day United States
February 17 National Indian Pudding Day United States
February 18 National Drink Wine Day
(Various wine-loving nations)
February 19 National Chocolate Mint Day Worldwide
February 20 National Cherry Pie Day United States
February 21 National Sticky Bun Day United States
February 22 National Chili Day
(The fourth Thursday in February)
United States
February 22 National Margarita Day Mexico and cocktail enthusiasts
February 22 National Cook a Sweet Potato Day United States
February 23 National Banana Bread Day United States
February 23 Jamaican Patty Day Canada
February 24 National Cupcake Day Canada
February 24 National Tortilla Chip Day Mexico and United States
February 25 National Chocolate Covered Nuts Day Worldwide
February 25 National Clam Chowder Day United States
February 25 National Pancake Day (IHOP) United States
February 26 National Personal Chefs Day United States
February 26 National Pistachio Day Middle East and Mediterranean Regions
February 27 National Khachapuri Day Georgia
February 27 National Strawberry Day United States
February 28 National Chocolate Souffle Day France
February 29 Surf and Turf Day
(celebrated every leap year)
February 29 National Frog Legs Day
(celebrated every leap year)

March Monthly Food Holidays

National Nutrition Month – March
National Fresh Celery Month – March
National Peanut Month – March
National Noodle Month – March
National Sauce Month – March

March Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
March 1 National Fruit Compote Day France
March 1 National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day United States
March 2 National Banana Cream Pie Day United States
March 3 National Canadian Bacon Day Canada
March 3 World Dosa Day
March 3 National Cold Cuts Day United States
March 4 National Pound Cake Day United States
March 5 National Cheese Doodle Day United States
March 6 National Frozen Food Day United States
March 6 National Oreo Cookie Day United States
March 6 National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day United States
March 7 National Crown Roast of Pork Day
March 7 National Cereal Day United States
March 8 International Women’s Collaboration Brew Day
March 8 National Peanut Cluster Day United States
March 9 National Crabmeat Day United States
March 9 National Meatball Day Italy
March 10 National Blueberry Popover Day United States
March 10 National Pack Your Lunch Day United States
March 11 Oatmeal Nut Waffles Day United States
March 12 National Baked Scallops Day United States
March 13 Registered Dietitian Day
(Second Wednesday in March)
United States
March 13 Coconut Torte Day Worldwide
March 14 Popcorn Lover’s Day
(Second Thursday in March)
United States
March 14 Bake a Pie in Solidarity Day United States
March 14 National Potato Chip Day United States
March 15 Celebrating Our Bountiful Food Supply United States
March 15 National Peanut Lovers’ Day United States
March 15 National Pears Helene Day France
March 16 National Corndog Day
(Third Saturday in March)
United States
March 16 Maple Syrup Saturday (Third Saturday in March) United States and Canada
March 16 National Artichoke Hearts Day Mediterranean region
March 17 National Irish Food Day Ireland
March 18 Oatmeal Cookie Day United States
March 19 National Agriculture Day United States
March 19 National Chocolate Caramel Day Worldwide
March 19 National Poultry Day United States
March 20 Great American MEAT-OUT United States
March 20 National Ravioli Day Italy
March 21 California Strawberry Day United States
March 21 National French Bread Day France
March 22 National Bavarian Crepes Day Germany
March 23 National Chips and Dip Day United States
March 23 National Melba Toast Day Australia
March 24 National Cheesesteak Day United States
March 24 National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day United States
March 25 International Waffle Day Sweden
March 25 National Lobster Newburg Day United States
March 25 National Pecan Day United States
March 26 National Nougat Day Various countries with nougat traditions
March 26 Spinach Day Worldwide
March 27 International Whiskey Day
March 27 National Spanish Paella Day Spain
March 28 Something on a Stick Day United States
March 29 National Lemon Chiffon Cake Day United States
March 29 Whole Grain Sampling Day
(Last Wednesday in March)
United States
March 30 World Idli Day
March 30 Turkey Neck Soup Day United States
March 31 Tater Day United States
March 31 National Clams on the Half Shell Day United States
March 31 Oranges and Lemons Day United Kingdom

April Monthly Food Holidays

National Grilled Cheese Month – April
National Soft Pretzel Month – April
National Soy Foods Month – April
National Pecan Month – April
National BLT Sandwich Month – April
National Garlic Month – April

April Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
April 1 National Sourdough Bread Day United States
April 2 National Love Your Produce Manager Day United States
April 2 National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day United States
April 3 National Chocolate Mousse Day France
April 4 National Burrito Day
(First Thursday in April)
United States
April 4 International Carrot Day
April 4 National Cordon Bleu Day France
April 5 National Caramel Day Worldwide
April 5 National Raisin and Spice Bar Day United States
April 6 Hostess Twinkie Day United States
April 6 National Caramel Popcorn Day United States
April 7 National Beer Day United States
April 7 Coffee Cake Day Worldwide
April 8 National Empanada Day Spain and Latin America
April 9 Chinese Almond Cookie Day China
April 10 National Cinnamon Crescent Day Worldwide
April 11 National Cheese Fondue Day Switzerland
April 11 National Poutine Day Canada
April 12 National Licorice Day Worldwide
April 12 Grilled Cheese Sandwich Day United States
April 13 Make Lunch Count Day United States
April 13 National Peach Cobbler Day United States
April 14 National Pecan Day United States
April 15 McDonald’s Day United States
April 15 National Glazed Spiral Ham Day United States
April 16 Day of the Mushroom Various countries with mushroom traditions
April 16 National Eggs Benedict Day United States
April 17 Malbec World Day Argentina
April 17 National Cheeseball Day United States
April 18 Animal Crackers Birthday United States
April 19 National Rice Ball Day Japan
April 19 Garlic Day Worldwide
April 20 Lima Bean Respect Day Worldwide
April 20 National Pineapple Upside-Down Cake Day United States
April 21 National Chocolate Covered Cashews Truffle Day Worldwide
April 22 National Jelly Bean Day United States
April 23 National Cherry Cheesecake Day United States
April 23 National Picnic Day Worldwide
April 24 Stop Food Waste Day
(Last Wednesday in April)
Worldwide
April 24 National Pigs-in-a-Blanket Day United States
April 25 National Zucchini Bread Day United States
April 26 National Pretzel Day Germany
April 27 National Prime Rib Day United States
April 28 National Blueberry Pie Day United States
April 29 National Shrimp Scampi Day United States
April 9 National Baked Ham with Pineapple Day
(Same Day as Easter)
United States
April 30 National Raisin Day Worldwide
April 30 National Bubble Tea Day Taiwan

May Monthly Food Holidays

National Strawberry Month – May
National Hamburger Month – May
National Beef Month – May
National Egg Month – May
National Salad Month – May
National Barbecue Month – May
National Salsa Month – May
National Loaded Potato Month – May

May Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
May 1 National Chocolate Parfait Day United States
May 2 National Truffles Day Belgium
May 3 School Lunch Hero Day
(First Friday in May)
United States
May 3 National Raspberry Popover Day United States
May 4 National Herb Day
(First Saturday of May)
United States
May 4 National Candied Orange Peel Day United States
May 5 National Chocolate Custard Day Worldwide
May 5 National Hoagie Day United States
May 5 Chipotle Day Mexico
May 6 International No Diet Day Worldwide
May 6 National Crepes Suzette Day France
May 7 National Roast Leg of Lamb Day United States
May 8 National Coconut Cream Pie Day United States
May 8 National Empanada Day Spain and Latin America
May 9 National Foodies Day United States
May 10 National Shrimp Day Worldwide
May 11 Eat What You Want Day Worldwide
May 12 National Nutty Fudge Day Worldwide
May 13 International Hummus Day Middle East
May 13 National Apple Pie Day United States
May 13 National Fruit Cocktail Day United States
May 14 National Buttermilk Biscuit Day United States
May 15 National Chocolate Chip Day United States
May 16 International Pickle Day Worldwide
May 16 National Coquilles St. Jacques Day France
May 16 National BBQ Day United States
May 17 National Pizza Party Day
(Third Friday in May)
United States
May 17 National Cherry Cobbler Day United States
May 17 National Walnut Day Worldwide
May 18 I Love Reese’s Day United States
May 18 National Marshmallow Day Australia
May 18 National Cheese Souffle Day France
May 19 National Devil’s Food Cake Day United States
May 20 Pick Strawberries Day Worldwide
May 21 Eat More Fruits & Vegetables Day United States
May 21 National Strawberries and Cream Day United Kingdom
May 21 National Waiters and Waitresses Day United States
May 22 National Vanilla Pudding Day Worldwide
May 23 National Taffy Day United States
May 24 Asparagus Day Worldwide
May 24 National Escargot Day France
May 25 National Wine Day
May 25 Carb Day United States
May 25 National Brown-Bag-It Day United States
May 26 National Blueberry Cheesecake Day United States
May 26 National Cherry Dessert Day United States
May 27 National Italian Beef Day United States
May 27 National Grape Popsicle Day United States
May 28 National Brisket Day United States
May 28 National Hamburger Day Worldwide
May 29 National Coq Au Vin Day France
May 30 National Mint Julep Day United States
May 31 National Macaroon Day France

June Monthly Food Holidays

National Iced Tea Month – June
National Dairy Month – June
National Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Month – June
National Candy Month – June

June Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
June 1 World Milk Day International
June 1 National Hazelnut Cake Day
June 2 National Rocky Road Ice Cream Day United States
June 2 National Rotisserie Chicken Day United States
June 3 National Chocolate Macaroon Day
June 3 National Egg Day International
June 3 National Chocolate Macaroon Day
June 4 National Cognac Day France
June 4 National Cheese Day International
June 4 National Frozen Yogurt Day United States
June 5 National Moonshine Day United States
June 5 National Gingerbread Day Germany
June 6 National Applesauce Cake Day United States
June 7 National Donut Day
(First Friday in June)
United States
June 7 National Doughnut Day
(First Friday in June)
United Kingdom
June 7 National Chocolate Ice Cream Day United States
June 8 Jelly-Filled Doughnut Day United States
June 9 International Lemon Drizzle Cake Day
June 9 National Strawberry Rhubarb Pie Day United States
June 10 National Iced Tea Day United States
June 10 National Herbs & Spices Day International
June 11 Corn on the Cob Day United States
June 11 National German Chocolate Cake Day United States
June 12 National Jerky Day United States
June 12 National Peanut Butter Cookie Day United States
June 12 International Falafel Day Middle East
June 13 National Cupcake Lovers Day United States
June 14 National Strawberry Shortcake Day United States
June 15 National Lobster Day United States
June 16 Fresh Veggies Day International
June 16 National Fudge Day
June 17 Eat All Your Veggies Day International
June 17 National Apple Strudel Day Austria
June 18 International Picnic Day International
June 18 International Sushi Day Japan
June 18 National Cherry Tart Day
June 19 National Martini Day United States
June 20 National Kouign Amann Day France
June 20 National Vanilla Milkshake Day United States
June 20 National Ice Cream Soda Day United States
June 21 National Peaches and Cream Day United States
June 22 National Chocolate Eclair Day France
June 22 National Onion Rings Day United States
June 23 National Pecan Sandy Day United States
June 24 National Pralines Day France
June 25 National Catfish Day United States
June 25 National Strawberry Parfait Day
June 26 National Coconut Day
June 26 National Chocolate Pudding Day United States
June 26 National Parchment Cooking Day
(Last Wednesday in June)
International
June 27 National Indian Pudding Day United States
June 27 National Bomb Pop Day (Last Thursday of June) United States
June 28 National Ceviche Day Peru
June 28 National Tapioca Day United States
June 29 National Almond Buttercrunch Day United States
June 30 National Ice Cream Soda Day United States

July Monthly Food Holidays

National Ice Cream Month – July
National Hot Dog Month – July
National Picnic Month – July
National Pickle Month – July
National Baked Bean Month – July
National Culinary Arts Month – July

July Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
July 1 Creative Ice Cream Flavor Day International
July 1 National Gingersnap Day
July 2 National Anisette Day Italy
July 3 Eat Beans Day International
July 3 National Chocolate Wafer Day
July 4 National Caesar Salad Day United States
July 4 Independence from Meat Day United States
July 4 National Spareribs Day United States
July 5 National Apple Turnover Day United States
July 6 International Cherry Pit Spitting Day
(First Saturday in July)
United States
July 6 National Fried Chicken Day United States
July 7 Chocolate Day International
July 7 National Macaroni Day Italy
July 7 National Strawberry Sundae Day United States
July 8 National Chocolate with Almonds Day
July 9 National Sugar Cookie Day United States
July 10 National Piña Colada Day
July 10 Pick Blueberries Day United States
July 11 Make Up Your Own Sundae Day United States
July 11 National Blueberry Muffin Day United States
July 11 National Rainier Cherries Day United States
July 12 National Pecan Pie Day United States
July 13 National French Fries Day Belgium
July 14 National Grand Marnier Day France
July 14 National Macaroni and Cheese Day Italy
July 15 National Orange Chicken Day
July 15 National Gummi Worm Day Germany
July 21 National Hot Dog Day
(Third Wednesday in July)
United States
July 15 National Tapioca Pudding Day
July 16 Fresh Spinach Day
July 16 National Corn Fritter Day
July 17 National Hot Dog Day
(Third Wednesday of July)
July 17 National Peach Ice Cream Day
July 18 National Caviar Day Russia
July 18 National Sour Candy Day
July 19 National Daiquiri Day Cuba
July 20 Fortune Cookie Day United States
July 20 International Cake Day
July 20 Fortune Cookie Day United States
July 20 National Ice Cream Soda Day United States
July 20 National Lollipop Day United States
July 21 National Ice Cream Day
(Third Sunday in July)
United States
July 21 National Junk Food Day United States
July 21 International Lamington Day Australia
July 22 National Penuche Fudge Day
July 23 National Peanut Butter and Chocolate Day
July 23 National Vanilla Ice Cream Day
July 24 National Drive-Thru Day
July 24 National Tequila Day Mexico
July 25 National Chili Dog Day
(Last Thursday in July)
United States
July 25 National Hot Fudge Sundae Day United States
July 26 National Coffee Milkshake Day
July 26 Bagelfest Day United States
July 27 National Creme Brulee Day France
July 27 National Scotch Day Scotland
July 28 National Milk Chocolate Day
July 28 National Hamburger Day United States
July 29 Cheese Sacrifice Purchase Day France
July 29 National Chicken Wing Day United States
July 29 National Lasagna Day Italy
July 30 National Cheesecake Day Greece
July 30 National Chicken and Waffles Day United States
July 31 Cotton Candy Day United States
July 31 National Raspberry Cake Day
July 31 Jump for Jelly Beans Day

August Monthly Food Holidays

National Peach Month – August
National Sandwich Month – August
National Catfish Month – August
National Panini Month – August

August Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
August 1 National Raspberry Cream Pie Day
August 2 Braham Pie Day
(First Friday in August)
August 2 International Beer Day
(First Friday of August each year)
August 2 National Ice Cream Sandwich Day United States
August 3 National Mustard Day
(First Saturday in August)
United States
August 3 National Mead Day (First Saturday in August) United States
August 3 National IPA Day United States
August 3 Grab Some Nuts Day
August 3 National Watermelon Day
August 4 National White Wine Day
August 4 National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day United States
August 5 National Oyster Day United States
August 6 National Root Beer Float Day United States
August 7 National Raspberries and Cream Day
August 8 National SPAM Musubi Day Hawaii, United States
August 8 National Frozen Custard Day United States
August 8 National Zucchini Day United States
August 8 International Beer Day
August 8 Sneak Some Zucchini Onto Your Neighbor’s Porch Night United States
August 9 National Rice Pudding Day
August 10 National S’mores Day United States
August 11 National Raspberry Tart Day
August 11 National Panini Day Italy
August 12 Julienne Fries Day
August 13 National Filet Mignon Day France
August 14 National Creamsicle Day United States
August 15 Lemon Meringue Pie Day
August 16 National Rum Day
August 16 National Bratwurst Day Germany
August 17 National Vanilla Custard Day
August 18 National Pinot Noir Day
August 18 National Soft Ice Cream Day
August 19 Potato Day
August 20 National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
August 20 National Bacon Lovers’ Day United States
August 21 National Spumoni Day United States
August 21 National Pecan Torte Day
August 21 National Sweet Tea Day
August 22 National Eat A Peach Day United States
August 22 National Pecan Torte Day United States
August 23 National Sponge Cake Day
August 24 National Peach Pie Day
August 24 National Waffle Day Belgium
August 25 National Whiskey Sour Day United States
August 25 National Banana Split Day United States
August 26 National Cherry Popsicle Day United States
August 27 National Pots de Crème Day United States
August 27 Banana Lovers’ Day United States
August 28 National Cherry Turnover Day United States
August 29 Chop Suey Day United States
August 29 More Herbs, Less Salt Day
August 29 National Lemon Juice Day
August 30 National Toasted Marshmallow Day United States
August 31 Eat Outside Day
August 31 International Bacon Day
(Date changes every year)
August 31 National Trail Mix Day United States

September Monthly Food Holidays

National Honey Month – September
National Potato Month – September
National Rice Month – September
National Papaya Month – September
National Chicken Month – September
National Honey Month – September
National Mushroom Month – September

September Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
September 1 National Cherry Popover Day
September 1 National Gyro Day Greece
September 2 World Coconut Day
September 2 National Grits for Breakfast Day United States
September 2 National Blueberry Popsicle Day
September 3 National Welsh Rarebit Day Wales
September 4 National Macadamia Nut Day Australia
September 5 National Cheese Pizza Day
September 6 National Food Bank Day
(First Friday in September)
United States
September 6 National Coffee Ice Cream Day
September 7 National Beer Lover’s Day
September 7 National Acorn Squash Day
September 7 Salami Day
September 8 National Date Nut Bread Day
September 9 National “I Love Food” Day
September 9 National Steak Au Poivre Day France
September 10 National TV Dinner Day
September 10 National Ants on a Log Day United States
September 11 National Hot Cross Bun Day United Kingdom
September 12 National Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13 International Chocolate Day
September 13 Kids Take Over the Kitchen Day
September 13 National Peanut Day
September 13 Snack a Pickle Time
September 14 Eat a Hoagie Day United States
September 14 National Cream Filled Donut Day
September 14 National Rosa Tequila Day United States
September 15 National Crème de Menthe Day
September 15 National Double Cheeseburger Day
September 15 National Cheese Toast Day
September 15 National Linguine Day Italy
September 16 National Cinnamon Raisin Bread Day
September 16 National Guacamole Day Mexico
September 17 National Apple Dumpling Day
September 17 National Monte Cristo Sandwich Day
September 18 National Cheeseburger Day United States
September 19 National Butterscotch Pudding Day
September 20 National Pepperoni Pizza Day
September 20 National Queso Day
September 20 National Punch Day
September 20 National String Cheese Day
September 21 International Eat an Apple Day
(Third Saturday in September)
September 21 International Banana Festival
September 21 National Pecan Cookie Day United States
September 22 National Ice Cream Cone Day
September 22 National White Chocolate Day
September 23 National Snack Stick Day
September 24 National Cherries Jubilee Day
September 25 National Quesadilla Day Mexico
September 25 National Food Service Workers Day
September 26 National Pancake Day United States
September 26 National Dumpling Day China
September 26 National Key Lime Pie Day United States
September 27 Hug a Vegetarian Day
(Last Friday in September)
September 27 National Corned Beef Hash Day United States
September 28 Strawberry Cream Pie Day
September 28 International Poke Day
September 29 National Biscotti Day
September 29 National Coffee Day
September 29 National Mulled Cider Day United States
September 29 National Mocha Day

October Monthly Food Holidays

National Seafood Month – October
National Pumpkin Month – October
National Cookie Month – October
National Caramel Month – October
National Cookbook Month – October
National Apple Month – October
National Applejack Month – October
National Dessert Month – October
National Pizza Month – October
National Popcorn Poppin’ Month – October
National Pickled Peppers Month – October
National Pasta Month – October
National Pork Month – October

October Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
October 1 Homemade Cookies Day
October 1 Pudding Season Begins
October 1 World Vegetarian Day
October 2 National Pumpkin Seed Day
(First Wednesday in October)
October 2 National Fried Scallops Day
October 3 National Caramel Custard Day
October 4 National Vodka Day
October 4 Kanelbullens Dag (Cinnamon Bun Day) Sweden
October 4 National Taco Day (Mexico) Mexico
October 5 National Apple Betty Day
October 6 National Noodle Day
October 7 National Frappe Day
October 8 National Fluffernutter Day United States
October 8 National Pierogi Day Poland
October 8 National Salmon Day
October 9 International Beer and Pizza Day
October 9 Moldy Cheese Day
October 9 Submarine Hoagie Hero Grinder Day United States
October 10 National Angel Food Cake Day United States
October 10 World Porridge Day United States
October 11 World Egg Day
(Second Friday of October)
October 11 National Sausage Pizza Day Italy
October 12 National Gumbo Day United States
October 13 National Yorkshire Pudding Day United Kingdom
October 14 National Dessert Day United States
October 14 National Chocolate Covered Insects Day United States
October 15 National Chicken Cacciatore Day Italy
October 15 National Roast Pheasant Day
October 16 World Food Day
October 17 Four Prunes Day
October 17 National Pasta Day Italy
October 18 Meatloaf Appreciation Day
October 18 National Chocolate Cupcake Day
October 19 National Seafood Bisque Day
October 20 National Office Chocolate Day
October 20 National Brandied Fruit Day
October 21 National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day
October 22 National Nut Day
October 23 National Boston Cream Pie Day United States
October 23 National Canning Day
October 24 World Tripe Day
October 24 Good and Plenty Day United States
October 24 National Bologna Day
October 24 National Food Day
October 25 National Greasy Food Day
October 25 World Pasta Day
October 26 Mince Meat Pie Day
October 26 Pumpkin Day
October 27 National Potato Day
October 28 National Chocolate Day
October 28 Wild Foods Day
October 29 National Oatmeal Day
October 30 Haunted Refrigerator Night
October 30 Buy a Donut Day
October 30 National Candy Corn Day
October 31 National Candy Apple Day
October 31 National Caramel Apple Day
October 31 Africa Day for Food and Nutrition Security Africa

November Monthly Food Holidays

National Pepper Month – November
National Sweet Potato Month – November
National Fun with Fondue Month – November
National Peanut Butter Lover’s Month – November
National Georgia Pecan Month – November
National Raisin Bread Month – November

November Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
November 1 World Vegan Day
November 1 National Deep Fried Clams Day United States
November 1 National Vinegar Day
November 1 National Cook For Your Pets Day
November 2 National Deviled Egg Day United States
November 2 World Mankousheh Day
November 3 National Sandwich Day United States
November 4 National Candy Day
November 5 National Donut Day United States
November 5 National Chinese Takeout Day United States
November 6 National Nachos Day
November 7 National Men Make Dinner Day
(First Thursday of November)
United States
November 7 National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
November 8 National Cappuccino Day
November 8 National Harvey Wallbanger Day
November 8 Cook Something Bold & Pungent Day
November 9 National Scrapple Day
November 9 World Chicken Day
November 9 National Greek Yogurt Day Greece
November 10 National Pork Belly Day
November 10 National Vanilla Cupcake Day
November 10 National Mussels Day
November 11 National Sundae Day
November 12 National Pizza with Everything Day
(Except Anchovies)
Italy
November 12 National Chicken Soup For The Soul Day
November 12 National Happy Hour Soul Day
November 13 National Indian Pudding Day
November 14 National Guacamole Day Mexico
November 14 National Pickle Day
November 15 National Bundt Day United States
November 15 National Clean Out Your Refrigerator Day
November 15 National Raisin Bran Cereal Day United States
November 16 National Fast Food Day United States
November 17 Homemade Bread Day
November 17 National Baklava Day Turkey/Greece
November 18 National Apple Cider Day
November 18 National Vichyssoise Day France
November 19 National Macchiato Day Italy
November 20 National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
November 21 Gingerbread Day Germany
November 21 Beaujolais Nouveau Day
(Third Thursday of November)
France
November 21 National Stuffing Day United States
November 22 National Cashew Day
November 22 National Cranberry Relish Day
November 23 National Eat a Cranberry Day United States
November 23 National Espresso Day United States
November 24 National Sardines Day
November 25 National Parfait Day France
November 25 National “Eat With A Friend” Day
November 26 National Cake Day
November 27 National Bavarian Cream Pie Day Germany
November 27 International Laksa Day Australia
November 28 National French Toast Day United States
November 29 Sinkie Day
(Day after Thanksgiving)
November 29 Chocolates Day
November 29 National Rice Cake Day
November 29 National Lemon Cream Pie Day
November 30 National Mousse Day

December Monthly Food Holidays

National Eggnog Month – December
National Pear Month – December
National Fruitcake Month – December

December Daily Food Holidays

Date Event Location
December 1 Eat Red Apple Day United States
December 1 National Pie Day United States
December 2 National Fritters Day United States
December 3 National Apple Pie Day United States
December 4 National Cookie Day United States
December 5 National Sacher Torte Day Austria
December 6 Microwave Oven Day United States
December 6 National Gazpacho Day Spain
December 7 World Pear Day
(First Saturday in December)
December 7 National Cotton Candy Day United States
December 8 National Chocolate Brownie Day United States
December 8 National Concha Day
December 8 National Donair Day Canada
December 9 National Opal Apples Day
December 9 National Pastry Day
December 10 National Lager Day Germany
December 11 National Noodle Ring Day
December 11 National Have a Bagel Day
December 12 National Pho Day Vietnam
December 12 National Cocoa Day
December 13 Ice Cream and Violins Day
December 14 National Bouillabaisse Day France
December 15 National Cupcake Day United States
December 16 National Chocolate Covered Anything Day
December 16 National Green Chili Day
December 17 National Maple Syrup Day
December 18 National Roast Suckling Pig Day
December 19 National Soup Day Germany
December 19 National Hard Candy Day
December 20 National Fried Shrimp Day
December 21 Kiwi Fruit Day California & New Zealand
December 21 National Hamburger Day United States
December 22 National Date Nut Bread Day
December 23 National Pfeffernuesse Day Germany
December 24 National Eggnog Day
December 25 National Tamales Day Mexico
December 25 National Pumpkin Pie Day United States
December 26 National Candy Cane Day United States
December 27 National Fruit Cake Day
December 28 National Box of Chocolate Day
December 29 Pepper Pot Day United States
December 30 Bacon Day United States
December 30 National Bicarbonate of Soda Day
(Baking Soda)
December 31 National Champagne Day France

The year 2024 promises to be a tantalizing one for food enthusiasts as we explore the best 365-day list of Food Holidays from around the world. From celebrating classic dishes to commemorating cultural traditions, these global festivities offer a diverse and delectable range of culinary experiences. Whether it’s indulging in mouthwatering pizzas in Italy or diving into spicy street foods in Thailand, food lovers will have countless opportunities to satisfy their taste buds throughout the year. Let us embark on this gastronomic journey, embracing new flavors and textures while appreciating the rich tapestry of cultures that make up our global culinary heritage. So mark your calendars, prepare those aprons, and get ready to bring joy to your palate with this comprehensive collection of Food Holidays in 2024!