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Last Updated February 2024

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National Food Holidays: August

Celebrate Food Holidays For Waffles, S’Mores, Filet Mignon & Lemon Meringue Pie


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August is the biggest vacation month, but it is also:

And, there are plenty of single-day holidays to celebrate:

  August 10th is National S’Mores Day. Celebrate by making them with this easy kit from Recchiuti Confections. Or, read our article on how to have a S’Mores party, and make your own!

Celebrate Potato Day, August 19, with a potato pancake topped with caviar. Photo courtesy of Tsar Nicoulai Caviar.



*May 15th is National Chocolate Chip Day.

**July 31st is National SPAM Day.

***Banana holidays: February 23rd is National Banana Bread Day, March 2nd is National Banana Cream Pie Day, the third Wednesday in April is National Banana Day, the last Thursday in August is National Banana Pudding Day, August 25th is National Banana Split Day, August 27th is National Banana Lovers Day, November is National Banana Pudding Month Lovers Month.

†Beer holidays: National Beer Day is April 7th. American Craft Beer Week is the third week in May. National IPA Day is the first Thursday in August. International Beer Day is the first Friday in August. American Beer Day is October 27th. Here are more beer holidays.


‡National Bacon Lovers Day is August 20th. International Bacon Day is the Saturday before Labor Day. National Bacon Day is December 30th.

‡‡National Burger Day isn’t a U.S. holiday. It was established in the U.K. as Mr. Hyde’s Burger Day, a promotion by a group of restaurants. Here’s more about it. In the U.S., National Hamburger Month is May, National/International Hamburger Day is May 28, and National Burger Day is the Thursday before Labor Day. National Cheeseburger Day is September 18th.



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