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World Bartender Day

World Bartender Day

When is World Bartender Day? This holiday is always observed on February 24

Cheers to the bartenders of the world today, for it is World Bartender Day, a February 24 holiday. Today is a day to celebrate the bartending craft, and to give recognition and appreciation to the men and women behind the counters at bars, pubs, breweries, and wineries that we frequent.

Tending bar is among the world’s oldest professions and a very important one at that. You trust your local barkeep to fix your drink to your liking, and in a timely manner. In addition to perfectly preparing and serving drinks, a bartender is often a part-time psychologist of sorts. Bartenders are excellent listeners. Many a patron has unloaded their problems or sought advice, while cozied up to the bar with a drink in hand. Patrons have confessed things they wouldn’t tell their spouse, closet friend, doctor, and even perhaps their church priest.

There are all types of bartenders. A bartender can be a professional or non-professional. Tending bar is a skill position. The real professionals attend Bartender’s school for formal education. They know by heart, how to mix hundreds of drinks. You may have been a casual type of bartender without even knowing it. If you’ve ever mixed and served drinks behind a counter at a church or club function, at small parties, or even in your own home, you’ve been a bartender.

Famous Bartenders: Perhaps the most memorable bartenders were Sam (Ted Danson) and the lovable “Coach” (Nicholas Colasanto) on the television sitcom “Cheers”.

Ways to Celebrate World Bartender Day

  • Go out to a bar or club for a drink and chat with the bartender. 
  • Tell a bartender your troubles and woes.
  • Tell your bartender what a great job he or she does.
  • When you leave the bar, leave an extra-large tip in appreciation. 
  • Give them a gift card.
  • Become a bartender yourself.

Today's Quote

“Alcohol may be man’s worst enemy, but the bible says ‘love thy neighbor’.” – – Frank Sinatra

History and Origin of World Bartender Day

Our research did not uncover any information about the creator of this day or when it started. It appears to have begun no earlier than 2010.

As one of the world’s oldest professions, bartenders are found all over the world. 

Related Holidays

There is a Bartender Appreciation Day on December 6 in Europe.

More February 24 Holidays

Here is another February 24 holiday we are sure you will enjoy:

National Tortilla Chip Day

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