February National Food Days – Celebrating with Food Every Day

Are you looking for special days in the month of February to celebrate with food?  Then this list of February National Food Days is for you!February national Food days

There are 365 Days of the year and almost every single one of them has a National Day or Foodie holiday associated with it!

And with Valentine’s Day in the middle of the month, and many food holidays in February dedicated to chocolate, this is a tasty month to celebrate!

National days are always a lot of fun to celebrate, no matter the reason. But when you mention foods and tasty cocktails,  everyone gets excited.  Unsure about what National Days are? Check out my National Days Guide for more information.

If you are a foodie, you will certainly be aware of just how many days of the year are devoted to entertaining with a favorite food.  You will probably find that you are scouring the internet to find out the answer to this question:  What national food day is it today? 

National Days are a great way to bring together family and friends with special occasions. And we know that most of these include food.

Nothing quite says Valentine’s Day like a love potion cocktail, does it?

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What are National Food Days?

Do you like those diet cookbooks where you don’t have to make any choices since the author tells you what to eat on each day during the month? National Food Days are somewhat like this. 

Food holidays are a great way to celebrate with friends

Food Holidays are the internet’s way of telling you that you should cook a special food that day based on what the National day of the month is.

If you check out any national day calendar and look through the list, you will see how many of them are devoted to food? I’m going to make it even easier for you by making a list that includes only food holidays. 

Just browse this list below. Every day is associated with food or drink in some way. With this list you can’t go wrong with your party planning.

February Monthly Food Observances

February is right in the middle of the cold part of the year for many of us, and this gives us a chance to use some of the foods that are hot or are considered comfort foods.

It is not just days of the month that are associated with food.  Sometimes the whole month is known for a certain type of food.  For February we observe these foods this month:

Monthly food observances for February

  • National Snack Food Month
  • National Hot Breakfast Month
  • National Grapefruit Month 
  • National Cherry Month
  • Great American Pies Month
  • National Bake for Family Fun Month
  • National Canned Food Month
  • National Chocolate Lovers Month
  • National Potato Lovers Month
And drum roll….. National Margarita Weekend – oh YAY, Margaritas get a whole weekend!

List of February National Food Days

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Even though love is on our minds in February, the month is also filled with lots of other delicious food holidays as well.

Here is a list of all the February Food Holidays to look forward to. Most are labeled national days (or international days) and others are just labeled by the food itself.

Nutella, pizza, stuffed mushrooms and chopsticks all are food holidays in February

I have also given you lots of ideas for recipes and other ways to celebrate these Foodie National Days. From cake pops to heavenly hash and nutella, these are all days to have fun!

February Food Day Calendar

Below is a list of the National Food Days in February. On some of the days, there are to recipes to help you celebrate, and on other days, there are links to products on Amazon that will help you get the most out of the national day.

(I earn a small commission if you purchase through those links but there is no extra cost to you.)

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bagels, oatmeal and spilled milk

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February 14

February 15

  • National Gumdrop Day – This gumdrop cookie recipe are great at the holidays or any time of the year.
  • National I Want Butterscotch Day – Indulge your sweet tooth with some butterscotch candy.
It's Valentine's Day on February 14. Find out about the Food holidays that we also celebrate this month.🤎 Click To Tweet

We are halfway through the month and look at all the national food holidays we have covered already! There is so much more to come, too! Perhaps Indian pudding, wine, chocolate mint or another of these national days in the next two weeks will be right up your alley.

National Cocktails and Drink Holidays in February

February 16

February 17

  • National Cabbage Day – Make a crunchy Southern cabbage slaw at home for dinner tonight.
  • National Café Au Lait Day – Find out the difference between latte and café au lait.
  • National Indian Pudding Day (also February 17, June 27 and November 13) – Make an Indian Pudding from Scratch with this recipe.

February 18

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February 20

February 21

Just a week left. Which day will you celebrate?

Dark Chocolate, cherry pie, cake pops, pizza and nutella all are National Food holidays in February. 🎂🍒☕ Click To Tweet

February 22

Pancakes and sticky buns - two breakfast national days

February 23

February 24

  • World Bartender Day – Give the bartender a day off and make one of your own cocktails tonight with these drink recipes.
  • National Tortilla Chip Day – One of everybody’s favorite snack chips. Get some recipes to go with them.

February 25

February 26

February 27

February 28

  • National Chocolate Souffle Day – See how to make a chocolate souffle in this video.

February 29

  • Open that Bottle Night (last Saturday) – You’ll need those bottles for these cocktail recipes.
  • National Frog’s Legs Day (only occurs in a leap year.) – See how to French frog legs in this video.

More National Food Calendars

Each month has its own list of Foodie National days and each month celebrates different food holidays. Here are some other foodie National Day Calendars:

More to come later!

Do you like to plan for the whole month?  Print out my calendar of National days for February here.

Monthly Calendars of food holidays

Monthly National Day Lists

It is not just food that is celebrated as a national day.  Pets, activities, Interesting occasions and so much more makes its way to a National Day Calendar.

There are over 2000 National Days in the year and each month has about 150 -200 special days to celebrate.  Get all the monthly calendars here:

Looking for More Inspiration? Be sure to check out my Pinterest National Days Board. It has loads of ideas for all national food days of the year.Pinterest National Days Board

Pin the food days in February for later

Would you like a reminder of these February National Food Days?  Pin this image to one of your food boards on Pinterest.

February Food holidays to celebrate


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