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National Hoagie Day

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When is National Hoagie Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 5

National Hoagie Day is today. This May 5 holiday gives us a special day to enjoy and celebrate a big, tasty hoagie. This big sandwich is known by several names: hoagie, sub, submarine, or a hero sandwich. Hoagies are a regular on most diets in America. People eat them for lunch, dinner, and even as a late-night snack. It’s a quick meal or people on the go.

The popularity of the Hoagie sub is partly due to the diversity and variety of its contents. It can be hot or cold, luncheon meat or meatballs, and contains your choice of a variety of cheeses. Then, the fun begins as you pile on any number and combinations of extras.

For the Record: According to the Guinness World Book of Records the largest hoagie sandwich was made in Lebanon on May 22, 2011. It measured 2,411 feet 5 inches long. 

How to Celebrate and Participate in National Hoagie Day

How can we celebrate and participate in National Hoagie Day?

  • Eat a Hoagie for at least one meal or a snack. Yes, they are good as a snack.
  • Companies and organizations – Treat your staff to subs for lunch.
  • Buy one.
  • Make one at home.

Today's Quote

“Don’t aspire to make a living. Aspire to make a difference.” – – Denzel Washington

History and Origin of National Hoagie Day

Our research did not find the creator or the origin of this day.

There are no congressional records to confirm that this is truly a national day. Nor, did we find a presidential proclamation.

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

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