Food Related Holidays - May 2023

Food Related Holidays - May 2023

It seems that every day is a special day for something. Especially when it comes to our favorite (or not so favorite) foods. created a list of special food related holidays that you may not be aware of.

For fun, pick some of your favorites and served them on their national day.


May Food Related National Days

1 – National Chocolate Parfait Day

2 – National Truffle Day

3 – National Chocolate Custard Day

National Raspberry Popover Day

4 – National Candied Orange Peel Day

National Orange Juice Day

5 – Cinco de Mayo

National Hoagie Day

6 – National Beverage Day

National Crepe Suzette Day

7 – National Lemonade Day

National Roast Leg of Lamb Day

8 – National Coconut Cream Pie Day

10 – National Shrimp Day

12 – National Nutty Fudge Day

13 – National Apple Pie Day

National Crouton Day

National Fruit Cocktail Day

14 – National Buttermilk Biscuit Day

15 – National Chocolate Chip Day

16 – National Barbecue Day

National Coquilles Saint Jacques Day

National Mimosa Day

17 – National Cherry Cobbler Day

18 – National Cheese Soufflé Day

19 – National Devil’s Food Cake Day

20 – National Quiche Lorraine Day

21 – National Strawberries and Cream Day

22 – National Vanilla Pudding Day

23 – National Escargot Day

National Yucatan Shrimp Day

25 – National Wine Day

26 – National Blueberry Cheesecake Day

27 – National Grape Popsicle Day

28 – National Beef Burger Day

National Brisket Day

National Hamburger Day

29 – National Coq Au Vin Day

31 – National Macaroon Day


Source: National Day Calendar


Bill Rice is Co-Founder and Publisher of the Great Family Cookbook Project, a website that helps families and individuals collect, preserve and share food memories by creating their own printed personal cookbooks. He is the author of The Wellfleet Oyster Cookbook (Available on Amazon) and the Cape Cod Cocktail Cookbook, both created using He is also editor of the Donovan Family Cookbook, now it’s third printing.

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