National Popcorn Day
About National Popcorn Day
When is National Popcorn Day? This holiday is always observed on January 19
Today is National Popcorn Day. This January 19 holiday encourages us to eat popcorn any way we like it. Question: Does anyone really need encouragement to eat one of America’s favorite snacks? We won’t pop (burst) your bubble, err pop your corn that is. This day celebrates healthy (until you load it with salt and butter) and addicting popcorn. Speaking of healthy, plain popcorn is very good for you.
Strangely, National Popcorn Day is in January. Yet, National Popcorn Month is in October. There is some suggestion that Popcorn Day may, at one point, have been tied to the Superbowl. And, we found one reference to it being on January 30th.
On National Popcorn Day, we suggest you pop up some fresh popcorn, kick back and enjoy!
Most Popular Popcorn Flavors
- Butter and Salted Popcorn – movie theater is the best.
- Cheddar cheese
- Carmel flavored
- Just Butter
- Plain – It’s the healthiest way to eat popcorn.
- Kettle Corn
How to Celebrate National Popcorn Day
- Eat Popcorn, any kind will do.
- Make your own fresh-popped at home.
- Go to the movies to enjoy real movie theater popcorn.
- Take a trip to the zoo, and munch on a bag of popcorn as you stroll.
Thought for Today
“I had popcorn all over the place. So I decided I might as well be in the Processing Business.” – – Orville Redenbacher
History and Origin of National Popcorn Day
The origins of this holiday are unknown. It appears to have started around 22015 – 2016.
There is no evidence to suggest that this is truly a “National” day, which requires an act of congress. and/or a presidential proclamation.
Definition of National Days – and why it is important to distinguish true “National” days.
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