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September Food Holidays

National and international food holidays and observances for the month of September.

September is the month for beer lovers, as it celebrates The Great American Beer Festival, National Beer Lover’s Day, Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day, Labor Day, the first kickoff of the NFL football season and the mother of all beer celebrations, Oktoberfest. Whew. Luckily, September is National Breakfast Month so start stocking up on bacon you lush.

September Monthly Holidays

California Wine Month
Chili Pepper Month
Figs Month
Fruit and Veggie Month
Go Wild During California Wild Rice Month
National Bourbon Heritage Month
National Breakfast Month
National Biscuit Month
National Chicken Month
National Food Safety Education Month
National Honey Month

National Hispanic Heritage Month
National Mushroom Month
National Organic Harvest Month
National Papaya Month
National Potato Month
National Prime Beef Month
National Rice Month
Peach Month
Peas Month
Radish Month
Whole Grains Month

September Weekly Holidays

Biscuit and Gravy Week (week 2)
National Waffle Week (week 2)

National Wild Rice Week (week 2)
National Vegetarian Awareness Week (week 4)

September Daily Holidays

  • 9/1 (Sun) National Gyros Day
  • 9/1 (Sun) Wine and Oyster seasons start
  • 9/1 (Sun) National Cherry Popover Day
  • 9/2 (Mon) National “Grits for Breakfast” Day
  • 9/2 (Mon) Blueberry Popsicle Day
  • 9/2 (Mon) Labor Day
  • 9/3 (Tue) National Grilled Cheese Day
  • 9/3 (Tue) International Cabernet Day
  • 9/3 (Tue) National Welsh Rarebit Day
  • 9/4 (Wed) National Macadamia Nut Day
  • 9/5 (Thu) National Cheese Pizza Day
  • 9/6 (Fri) National Coffee Ice Cream Day
  • 9/7 (Sat) National Beer Lover’s Day
  • 9/7 (Sat) National Acorn Squash Day
  • 9/7 (Sat) International Bacon Day
  • 9/8 (Sun) National Date-Nut Bread Day
  • 9/9 (Mon) Wienerschnitzel Day
  • 9/9 (Mon) National “I Love Food” Day
  • 9/10 (Tue) TV Dinner Day
  • 9/10 (Tue) National Hot Dog Day
  • 9/11 (Wed) National Hot Cross Bun Day
  • 9/12 (Thu) National Chocolate Milkshake Day
  • 9/13 (Fri) International Chocolate Day
  • 9/13 (Fri) Snack A Pickle Time
  • 9/13 (Fri) National Peanut Day
  • 9/14 (Sat) National Cream-Filled Doughnut Day
  • 9/14 (Sat) Eat a Hoagie Day
  • 9/15 (Sun) National Linguini Day
  • 9/15 (Sun) National Creme de Menthe Day
  • 9/15 (Sun) National Double Cheeseburger Day
  • 9/16 (Mon) National Peach Pie Day
  • 9/16 (Mon) Mexican Independence Day
  • 9/16 (Mon) National Cinnamon-Raisin Bread Day
  • 9/16 (Mon) National Guacamole Day
  • 9/17 (Tue) National Apple Dumpling Day
  • 9/18 (Wed) National Play-Dough Day
  • 9/18 (Wed) National Cheeseburger Day
  • 9/19 (Thu) Halfway to St. Paddy’s Day
  • 9/19 (Thu) Oktoberfest begins
  • 9/19 (Thu) National Butterscotch Pudding Day
  • 9/20 (Fri) National Punch Day / Rum Punch Day
  • 9/20 (Fri) International Grenache Day
  • 9/21 (Sat) National Pecan Cookie Day
  • 9/21 (Sat) International Banana Festival
  • 9/22 (Sun) National White Chocolate Day
  • 9/22 (Sun) National Ice Cream Cone Day
  • 9/23 (Mon) Autumnal Equinox
  • 9/24 (Tue) Schwenkfelder Thanksgiving
  • 9/24 (Tue) National Cherries Jubilee Day
  • 9/24 (Tue) Great American Beer Festival (Denver)
  • 9/25 (Wed) National Food Service Workers Day
  • 9/25 (Wed) National Crab Newberg Day
  • 9/26 (Thu) National Pancake Day
  • 9/26 (Thu) Hug A Vegetarian Day
  • 9/27 (Fri) National Corned Beef Hash Day
  • 9/27 (Fri) National Chocolate Milk Day
  • 9/27 (Fri) Family Day— A Day to Eat Dinner with Your Children
  • 9/28 (Sat) National Drink Beer Day
  • 9/28 (Sat) National Strawberry Cream Pie Day
  • 9/29 (Sun) National Women’s Health and Fitness Day
  • 9/29 (Sun) National Coffee Day
  • 9/30 (Mon) National Hot Mulled Cider Day

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