The sun is beating down, the days are getting longer, and the temptation of jumping into the pool is becoming more and more apparent. In the midst of jobs, internships, and summer classes, it can be hard to find time to just relax and enjoy a care-free life. Despite 92 days of scorching weather, the summer is full of reasons to celebrate. From June to August, nearly every day commemorates a food holiday that will leave you with a full stomach and a big smile. Whether it's National Fried Chicken Day or National Toasted Marshmallow Day, here is the ultimate guide to this summer's food holidays that'll keep you in a festive mood all season long.


chocolate, candy, sweet, milk, milk chocolate, cream, cookie, Oreos, Cookies
Anna Arteaga

June 8th: National Jelly Filled Doughnut Day

June 9th: National Rosé Day

June 10th: National Iced Tea Day

-Free Tea? Yes Please-

June 13th: Cupcake Lovers' Day

June 15th: National Lobster Day

June 16th: National Fudge Day

June 18th: International Sushi Day & International Picnic Day

June 19th: National Eat an Oreo Day

June 20th: National Vanilla Milkshake Day & Plain Yogurt Day

June 22nd: National Onion Rings Day & Chocolate Eclair Day

June 25th: National Strawberry Parfait Day & Catfish Day

June 26th: National Chocolate Pudding Day

June 27th: International Pineapple Day


cake, strawberry, cheesecake, chocolate, sweet, candy
Mira Nguyen

July 1st: National Gingersnap Day

July 3rd: National Chocolate Wafer Day

July 4th: National Caesar Salad Day

July 6th: National Fried Chicken Day

July 7th: National Chocolate Day

July 8th: National Blueberry Day

July 9th: National Sugar Cookie Day

July 10th: Cow Appreciation Day

(Time to dress like a cow and celebrate with free Chick-fil-A)

July 11th: 7-Eleven Day

(Did someone say free slurpees?)

July 12th: National Pecan Pie Day

July 13th: National French Fry Day

July 14th: National Mac & Cheese Day

ice cream, cone, spoon, dairy, dessert, mint, chocolate, vanilla, scoop
Josi Miller

July 15th: National Ice Cream Day

July 18th: National Hot Dog Day

July 20th: National Lollipop Day

July 21st: National Junk Food Day

July 22nd: National Mango Day

July 23rd: National Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day

July 24th: Drive-Thru Day

July 25th: National Hot Fudge Sundae Day

July 26th: Bagelfest Day

July 28th: National Milk Chocolate Day

July 29th: National Chicken Wing Day

July 30th: National Cheesecake Day


August 2nd: National Ice Cream Sandwich Day

August 3rd: National Watermelon Day

August 6th: National Root Beer Float Day

August 8th: National Frozen Custard Day

August 9th: National Rice Pudding Day

August 10th: National S'mores Day

August 11th: National Panini Day

August 13th: National Filet Mignon Day

August 14th: National Creamsicle Day

August 15th: National Lemon Meringue Pie Day, National Relaxation Day, & Julia Child's Birthday #TripleThreat

August 16th: World Bratwurst Day

August 18th: Chef's Appreciation Day

Phoebe Melnick

August 19th: National Soft-Serve Ice Cream Day & Potato Day

August 20th: Bacon Lovers' Day

August 21st: National Sweet Tea Day

August 22nd: National Eat a Peach Day

August 23rd: National Cuban Sandwich Day

August 24th: National Waffle Day

August 25th: National Banana Split Day 

August 27th: Banana Lovers' Day & National Pot de Creme Day

August 29th: National Chop Suey Day

August 30th: National Toasted Marshmallow Day

August 31st: National Trail Mix Day & Eat Outside Day

Whether you're an avid foodie just living out your dreams, or a workaholic in need of a break, there's no wrong way to adore these extraordinary holidays. So grab some food, tell your friends, and celebrate like there's no tomorrow, because this summer has food filled surprises around every corner.