Cherry Pie Day
About Cherry Pie Day
When is Cherry Pie Day? This holiday is always observed on February 20
It’s Cherry Pie Day, a February 20 holiday Cherry pie is America’s second most popular pie, behind only apple pie in popularity. However, in February, it’s Number 1. Like other food holidays, you participate in this day by eating a slice or two.
As a young boy, future president George Washington made the Cherry tree famous, with his now familiar quote “I cannot tell a lie, I chopped down the Cherry tree.” We celebrate George Washington’s Birthday and President’s Day in February. Appropriately, it’s traditional to bake cherry pies to honor of the occasion.
Being the “hot pie” of the month, it is only fitting that Cherry Pie Day falls in February.
How to Celebrate Cherry Pie Day
- Bake a cherry pie.
- If you do not have time to bake one yourself, buy one from the store.
- Eat a slice or two over the course of the day.
- Bake a pie for someone who is ill or depressed.
- Bring a cherry pie to your workplace and share it with your co-workers.
“The only thing necessary for evil to triumph, is for enough good men to do nothing.” – – Edmund Burke
History and Origin of Cherry Pie Day
Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.
Some internet websites call this National Cherry Pie Day. There is no evidence to suggest that this is truly a “National” day, which requires an act of congress. We found no congressional records or presidential proclamation about this special day.
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