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

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