Foodie days for your diary

Who doesn’t love to celebrate all things food and drink?

There are plenty of foodie days and events happening throughout 2021 that are definitely worth a place in your calendar. 

This week’s blog has taken a whole lot of research, but I’ve included as many food and drink-related events as I could find. 

From International Waffle Day to Vanilla Cupcake Day to World Porridge Day – and absolutely everything in between – there really is a day for everyone. 

There’s even a World Salami Day guys. Lord knows why, but it’s there…


1st-31st January – Dry January
1st-31st January – Veganuary
1st-31st January – Ginuary
23rd January – National Pie Day (USA)
23rd January – International Sticky Toffee Pudding Day
27th January – International Chocolate Cake Day
31st January – National Hot Chocolate Day (USA)


5th February – World Nutella Day
7th February – British Yorkshire Pudding Day
9th February – National Pizza Day (USA)
12th February – Chinese New Year
14th February – Valentine’s Day
16th February – Shrove Tuesday
25th February – National Toast Day (USA)
27th February – National Strawberry Day (USA)


1st-7th March – British Pie Week
1st March – National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day (USA)
7th March – National Cereal Day (USA)
14th March – Mother’s Day
17th March – St Patrick’s Day
25th March – International Waffle Day


4th April – Easter Sunday
4th April – International Carrot Day
7th April – World Health Day
12th April – National Grilled Cheese Day (USA)
19th April – National Garlic Day (USA)
21st April – National Tea Day
23rd April – St George’s Day


5th May – Cinco de Mayo 
8th – 16th May – National Doughnut Week 
11th May – National Eat What You Want Day
13th May – World Cocktail Day
15th May – World Whisky Day
21st May – International Tea Day
28th May – International Burger Day
29th May – National Biscuit Day


1st June – World Milk Day
4th June – National Fish & Chip Day
14th – 20th – Food Safety Week
16th June – National Fudge Day (USA)
17th June – National Eat Your Vegetables Day
18th June – International Sushi Day
19th-27th June – National Picnic Week
20th June – Father’s Day
25th June – National Cream Tea Day
TBC – Alzheimer’s Society Cupcake Day


1st – 31st July – National Ice Cream Month (USA)
7th July – World Chocolate Day
13th July – National French Fries Day (USA)
16th July – National Cherry Day
24th July – National Tequila Day (USA)


6th August – International Beer Day
10th – 15th August – Afternoon Tea Week
13th August – National Prosecco Day
16th August – National Rum Day (USA)
19th August – National Potato Day (USA)


1st – 30th September – Sourdough September
1st – 30th September – Organic September
4th September – International Bacon Day 
7th September – World Salami Day
18th September – National Cheeseburger Day (USA)
22nd September – National White Chocolate Day (USA)
24th September – Macmillan World’s Biggest Coffee Morning
26th September – National Dumpling Day


1st – 31st October – Go Sober for October
1st October – International Coffee Day
1st October – World Vegetarian Day
4th October – International Vodka Day
4th October – National Taco Day (USA)
8th October – World Egg Day 
10th October – World Porridge Day
14th – 19th October – National Baking Week
16th October – World Food Day
25th October – World Pasta Day
31st October – Halloween


1st November – World Vegan Day
1st – 30th November – World Vegan Month
3rd November – National Sandwich Day
5th November – Bonfire Night
6th November – National Nachos Day (USA)
10th November – Vanilla Cupcake Day (USA)
25th November – Thanksgiving
26th November – National Cake Day (USA)
28th November – National French Toast Day (USA)
TBC – Roast Dinner Day


4th December – National Cookie Day
8th December – National Brownie Day (USA)
9th December – National Pastry Day (USA) 
17th December – National Maple Syrup Day (USA)
25th December – Christmas Day 
31st December – National Champagne Day (USA)
31st December – New Year’s Eve

What’s your favourite foodie day? Are there any events I’ve missed? Let me know in the comments!

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