MARCH FOOD HOLIDAYS {food calendar}


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If you think about it, almost every holiday we know somehow incorporates food — from the very obvious dinner that is the Thanksgiving holiday (Thursday November 23 this year), to the breakfast-in-bed and brunches that start every Mother’s Day holiday (Sunday May 14 this year), to, say, really stretching here, croissants and Champagne for Bastille Day holiday (July 14).

With these regular holidays on our calendars almost every month, sometimes two a month, we think you don’t need more excuses to bust out with special, celebratory food. But the fact is, there is indeed at least one, probably two, and sometimes three, food-only holidays every single day of the year to celebrate any given food. Today? White Chocolate Cheesecake Day (March 6). Tomorrow? Cereal Day (March 7).

And if there is a food you have special feelings for, if you search this Food Holiday Calendar, there is probably a day, maybe even a week, and in some very special cases, the entire month, somewhere on the calendar to celebrate it. Artichoke Hearts? All artichoke hearts, all day next Thursday, March 16.

We are taking a particular interest in this being National Nutrition Month. March is also, oxymoronically Frozen Food Month Not that we’re saying frozen food’s moronic…(more on that later).

Check out the March food “holidays” below, shareable google calendar format first, list format after.

And stay tuned, along with celebr-eating some of our favorite days this month, we have some fun things related to Nutrition and Noodles coming up!

March is National [Insert Something Weird Yet Wonderful Here] Month

  • National Celery Month
  • National Flour Month
  • National Frozen Food Month
  • National Nutrition Month
  • National Noodle Month
  • National Peanut Month
  • National Sauce Month
  • National Caffeine Awareness Month

Week-long Celebrations in March:

  • 2nd week: Chocolate Chip Cookie Week
  • 3rd week: American Chocolate Week

Holidays and Commemorative Days in March

  • March 1: Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
  • March 1: Fruit Compote Day
  • March 2: Banana Creme Pie Day
  • March 3: Cold Cuts Day, Mulled Wine Day
  • March 4: Pound Cake Day
  • March 5: Absinthe Day, Cheese Doodle Day
  • March 6: Frozen Food Day, White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
  • March 7: Cereal Day, Crown Roast of Pork Day
  • March 8: Peanut Cluster Day
  • March 9: Crabmeat Day
  • March 10: Blueberry Popover Day, Pack Your Lunch Day
  • March 11: Oatmeal-Nut Waffles Day
  • March 12: Baked Scallops Day
  • March 13: Coconut Torte Day
  • March 14: Pi Day, Potato Chip Day
  • March 15: Pears Helene Day
  • March 15: Ag Day, Celebrating Our Bountiful Food Supply
  • March 16: Artichoke Hearts Day
  • March 17: Corned Beef And Cabbage Day
  • March 18: Oatmeal Cookie Day
  • March 18, 2017: 3rd Saturday of the month, Maple Syrup Saturday
  • March 19: Chocolate Caramel Day, Poultry Day
  • March 20: Bock Beer Day, Ravioli Day
  • March 21: California Strawberry Day, French Bread Day
  • March 22: Coq Au Vin Day, Water Day
  • March 23: Chip and Dip Day, Melba Toast Day
  • March 24: Chocolate Covered Raisins Day
  • March 25: Lobster Newburg Day, Pecan Day, Waffle Day
  • March 26: Make Up Your Own Holiday Day
  • March 26: Spinach Day
  • March 27: Spanish Paella Day
  • March 28: Something On A Stick Day
  • March 28: Black Forest Cake Day
  • March 29: Lemon Chiffon Cake Day
  • March 30: Turkey Neck Soup Day
  • March 31: Tater Day
  • March 31: Clams On the Half Shell Day
  • March 31: Oranges and Lemons Day

If we missed anything, please let us know in the comments. Happy March Foods!

by Sarah J. Gim on March 1, 2017 · 0 comments

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