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Pick Strawberries Day


About Pick Strawberries Day

When is Pick Strawberries Day? This holiday is always celebrated on May 20

Pick Strawberries Day, a May 20 holiday, is a sweet, tasty way to enjoy a late spring day. If your mom or dad ever took you to pick fresh strawberries, you have a wonderful childhood memory. That memory is what will encourage you to enjoy today pick strawberries with your own kids or grandkids! If you’ve never picked fresh strawberries, you’ve missed out on the fun. Many of those tasty berries never make it out of the field…… they go straight to your mouth.

For those who have picked strawberries before, get out today and pick some. The warm sunshine and ripe berries are just waiting for you. You’d better hurry before someone beats you to the biggest and sweetest strawberries you’ve ever seen. For those who have never picked them in the field, start a new tradition today! What are you waiting for? Go now!

 For strawberry fun, and information on how to grow strawberries, see More on Strawberries

How to Celebrate and Participate in Pick Strawberries Day

Here are just a few of the ways you can participate in Pick Strawberries Day:

  • Go out into the strawberry patch and pick a few quarts.
  • Bring the kids to help you pick. They will likely eat more than they put into the container. The little ones will be so proud of how they helped mom and dad.
  • If you are busy, go to a garden store and “pick” a quart of them from among the dozens on display.
  • Clen them up and set them out in a dish on the counter. They will be gone before you know it.
  • Maek jelly or ja.
  • Make your favorite strawberry recipe.
  • Make strawberry Daquiris!!
  • Put some plants into your garden. You will have to wait until next year to pick strawberries from the new plants.

Thought for Today

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History and Origin of Pick Strawberries Day

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

Many internet websites call this National Be a Millionaire Day. We found a congressional resolution supporting a Strawberry Festival in Plant City, Florida. But we found no documentation in 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.

More May 20 Holidays

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More About Today

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