Moreholidays December Pumpkin Pie Day


National Pumpkin Pie Day

Pumpkin Pie

About National Pumpkin Pie Day

When is National Pumpkin Pie Day? This holiday is always observed on December 25

This December 25 holiday is a very, very special day. It’s National Pumpkin Pie Day. It celebrates one of America’s favorite pies. Pumpkin pie is steeped in holiday tradition. The peak consumption period for pumpkin pie begins at the fall harvest and lasts through to the Christmas meal and dessert.

One might wonder why celebrate this holiday on Christmas Day. If any holiday can steal a little attention from Christmas, it is National Pumpkin Pie Day. Unfortunately, we have yet to find the creator of this day. So, the timing remains a mystery. However, we are thankful for this special recognition, and will certainly have a little pumpkin pie with our whipped cream today. 

Did you know? There are at least two Christmas songs that sing the tradition of eating pumpkin pie for the holidays. Those songs are :

  • Home for the Holidays 
  • Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree

Recipe of the Day: Traditional Pumpkin Pie

Happy National Pumpkin Pie Day

….oh, and Merry Christmas, too!

How to Celebrate National Pumpkin Pie Day

  • Buy pumpkin pie.
  • Make a pumpkin pie from scratch.
  • Include it on the Christmas dinner dessert table.
  • Eat and enjoy it.

Ps. Don’t forget a dollop of whipped cream.

Pumpkin Pie Day, Slice

Today's Quote

“I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion.” – – Henry David Thoreau

History and Origin of National Pumpkin Pie Day

Our extensive search has yet to discover any factual content on this very special day. And we are astounded that anyone would declare a holiday on Christmas Day. You would think it would not get any attention competing with Christmas for your attention. The folks at believe that National Pie Day should be every day of the year.  

There was some reference to this as a “National Day”.  We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation.

Definition of “National” Days – and why it is so important to distinguish true National days.

Related Holidays

People who like this holiday will also like:

Pumpkin Holidays – Certainly, you should celebrate them all.

National Pumpkin Day

Carve a Pumpkin Day

National Pumpkin Cheesecake Day

Pumpkin Nook ‘s Cookbook

More About Today

This Day in History

Famous November Birthdays

Recipe of the Day:

May we suggest: Traditional Homemade Pumpkin Pie and Pumpkin Cream Cheese Pie

Ecards Send a free Ecard daily for just about any December calendar holiday, occasion, observance, or event. Or, just for the fun of it!

Holiday Insights, where every day in December is a holiday, a bizarre or wacky day, an observance, or a special event. Join us in the daily calendar fun each and every day of the year.

Did You Know? There are literally thousands of daily holidays, special events, and observances, more than one for every day of the year. and many of these holidays are new. People and organizations are creating new holidays regularly. December holidays are no exception. Consequently., at Holiday Insights, we take great efforts to thoroughly research and document the details of each one, as completely and accurately as possible.

Please Support Our Site. Shop for: