National Jelly Bean Day
About National Jelly Bean Day
When is National Jelly Bean Day? This holiday is always celebrated on April 22
National Jelly Bean Day, an April 22 holiday, is a time to enjoy gobs and gobs of jelly beans. Anyone who loves jelly beans, knows they are not just for Easter. Sure, they are very popular at Easter. The Easter Bunny knows to put them into Easter baskets. But, they are also enjoyed year-round. The flavors are limited only by the imagination of candy makers. If you’ve never enjoyed the multitude of flavors in a box of gourmet jelly beans, we suggest you head right out to the store and buy some.
Jelly beans date back to at least the 1860s. Advertisements promoted sending jelly beans to Union troops fighting in the Civil War. The original candy maker is unknown.
Do you know how to celebrate National Jelly Bean Day? We thought so!
How to Celebrate National Jelly Bean Day
Here are a few ideas on how to celebrate this holiday:
- Put out a dish of them on your kitchen table or counter. Have an extra bag or two handy, as soon you will need to refill the candy dish.
- Give them away to family and friends.
- Bring a bag or two to work and share them with your co-workers.
“You can learn a lot about a fellow’s character by his way of eating Jellybeans.” – – President Ronald Reagan (He loved jellybeans.)
History and Origin of National Jelly Bean Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day. Frankly, this is a little perplexing. Sure, the creator’s mouth was full of jelly beans so he couldn’t talk about this day. However, his hands were free to pen the details of this special day.
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