National Fruit Cocktail Day for the year 2023 is celebrated/observed on Saturday, May 13th. There are until the next observance.
Fruit cocktail brings up childhood memories of finding a delicious surprise at the bottom of your sack lunch, but this spring and summer cuisine classic offers so much more. This confectionery concoction has earned a day of celebration for its evolution from a heavy, completely unwholesome aperitif of the American south to the fashionable summer salads we see today. Mark your calendars for May 13th and come celebrate National Fruit Cocktail Day with us!
📆 When is National Fruit Cocktail Day?
This year, National Fruit Cocktail Day is on May 13th. It is the 2nd Saturday in May; in 2024, it is on Monday.
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✨ Things to do on National Fruit Cocktail Day
⚡ Create your own
Allow your creative instincts to run wild and build your own fruit cocktail for an unusual way to celebrate. For the daring, there’s no harm in purchasing a combination of your favorite fruits and blending them with your favorite sauce to see what occurs. Who knows, maybe the next Del Monte recipe will originate in your own home.
⚡ Take this portable treat on the road
With summer approaching and temperatures rising, pack a fruit cocktail to go. Grab a few buddies and head outside with tasty and healthy food in hand. What better way to mark the arrival of spring than with a picnic in the park?
⚡ Put the cocktail back in fruit cocktail
A fast way to add flair to your late-spring celebration is to make an adult beverage out of a kid’s lunchtime favorite. A dessert wine like port, a low-alcohol liqueur, or even brandy provides a fantastic firewater touch to the cool, sweet nectar of a fruit cocktail.
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