There’s always a reason to celebrate, especially with food! That’s why we’ve put together our own fun list of March food holidays. We usually take a look at food holidays every month to plan out our editorial calendar (and our home menus!).
So, whether you’re just looking for a March holidays to celebrate, teaching tools or homeschool fun, or scheduling out your own social media calendar, here’s a list of food holidays to plan for throughout the month of March.
What Food Month Is March?
Some food celebrations last the whole month long, especially when it comes to awareness campaigns like nutrition or caffeine. And March has quite a few! Here’s a list of March food holidays that last the whole month long!
- National Celery Month: Did you know celery actually has a lot of nutrition, including potassium and folate? Celebrate with our green smoothie with celery.
- National Noodle Month: Did you know there are over 300 types of noodles in the world? Spring may be on the horizon, but those cooler weather days call for a bowl of noodle soup!
- National Nutrition Month: January might be the month for New Year Resolutions, but March is the month to get back on track with your nutrition before summertime.
- National Flour Month: Bake some fresh homemade Irish Soda Bread to celebrate National Flour Month and St. Patrick’s Day!
- National Peanut Month: It’s National Peanut Month, and there’s also a National Peanut Butter Lovers Day! For something unique, try making boiled peanuts at home.
- National Caffeine Awareness Month: We can’t get by without our daily morning cup of Joe. One of the books I enjoyed the most about caffeine was Michael Pollan’s, “How Caffeine Created The Modern World.” It’s a short 2-hour audio book, and worth listening to during your morning routine or commute.
- National Sauce Month: Sauces are so good, and so trendy! There are a lot of small batch local sauce makers in just about every major city. Find one close to use and try a new sauce during the month of March.
March Food Holidays: Day-By-Day List
Now, if you’re looking for your favorite treat, meal, or just planning out what to schedule on social media, here’s a list of our favorite March food holidays by date.
- March 1: National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day
- March 2: National Egg McMuffin Day
- March 2: National Banana Cream Pie Day
- March 3: National Mulled Wine Day
- March 4: National Pound Cake Day
- March 4: National Snack Day
- March 5: National Absinthe Day
- March 6: National Frozen Food Day
- March 6: National Oreo Day
- March 7: National Cereal Day
- March 8: Popcorn Lover’s Day
- March 9: National Meatball Day
- March 10: National Pack Your Lunch Day
- March 13: National Ginger Ale Day
- March 14: National Pi(e) Day (Pi is 3.14159)
- March 14: National Potato Chip Day
- March 14: National Reuben Sandwich Day
- March 15: National Agriculture Day
- March 15: Ides of March
- March 16: National Artichoke Day
- March 17: St. Patrick’s Day
- March 17: National Corned Beef and Cabbage Day
- March 18: National Oatmeal Cookie Day
- March 19: National Poultry Day
- March 20: National Ravioli Day
- March 21: National French Bread Day
- March 22: National Water Day
- March 22: National Coq Au Vin Day*
- March 24: National Cocktail Day
- March 24: National Cheesesteak Day
- March 25: International Waffle Day*
- March 26: National Spinach Day
- March 27: National Spanish Paella Day
- March 28: National Black Forest Cake Day
- March 28: National “Something On A Stick” Day
- March 29: National Lemon Chiffon Day
- March 30: World Idli Day
- March 31: National Tater Day
- March 31: Oranges and Lemons Day
*Some sources say May 29 is National Coq Au Vin Day. Celebrate both!
*National Waffle Day (in the U.S.) is August 24.
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