Candy Holidays – What Every Candy Store Needs to Know

Not sure if we really need a reason to celebrate candy, but, nevertheless, your friends at Kencraft Wholesale Candy have flipped through our calendars and even some antique almanacs to find days observed just for candy… and other fun days!

Kencraft Candy Holidays

Kencraft Candy Holidays

Candy Holidays Keeping your store on track for candy sales

While there may be some dates you recognize (Valentines, Easter, Christmas… ) there are others you might not have known about. These are great candy holidays to promote your favorite Kencraft products in your store.

Here is our list of fun candy holidays, we hope it gives you inspiration:

January Candy Holidays

  • January 1st: New Years Day
  • January 3rd: National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day
  • January 8th: National English Toffee Day
  • January 25th: Opposite Day
  • January 26th: National Peanut Brittle Day

February Candy Holidays

  • February 2nd: Groundhogs Day
  • February 14th: Valentines Day
  • February 15th: National Gum Drop Day
  • February 19th: Chocolate Mint Day

March Candy Holidays

  • March 3rd week: American Chocolate Week
  • March 4th: Fat Tuesday
  • March 17th: St Patrick’s Day
  • March 19th: National Chocolate Caramel Day
  • March 20th: First Day of Spring
  • March 24th: National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day

April Candy Holidays

  • April 12th: National Licorice Day
  • April 19th: National Panoramic Egg Day
  • April 20th: EASTER
  • April 21st: National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
  • April 22nd: National Jelly Bean Day

May Candy Holidays

  • May 4th: Star Wars Day
  • May 5th: Cinco de Mayo
  • May 11th: Mother’s Day
  • May 12th: National Nutty Fudge Day
  • May 15th: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
  • May 23rd: National Taffy Day
  • May 26th: Memorial Day

June Candy Holidays

  • It’s National Candy Month
  • June 11th: National Cotton Candy Day
  • June 15th: Father’s Day
  • June 16th: Fudge Day

July Candy Holidays

  • July 1st: Canada Day
  • July 4th: Independence Day
  • July 7th: Chocolate Day
  • July 15th: Gummi Worm Day
  • July 20th: National Lollipop Day
  • July 28th: National Milk Chocolate Day

August Candy Holidays

  • August 3rd: National Watermelon Day
  • August 4th: National Chocolate Chip Day
  • August 10th: National S’mores Day
  • August 30th: National Toasting Marshmallow Day

September Candy Holidays

  • September 1st: Labor Day
  • September 7th: Grandparents Day
  • September 13th: International Chocolate Day
  • September 22nd: National White Chocolate Day

October Candy Holidays

  • It’s National Caramel Month!
  • October 3rd: National Smile Day 🙂
  • October 18th: Sweetest Day
  • October 28th: National Chocolate Day
  • October 30th: National Candy Corn Day
  • October 31st: HALLOWEEN!!!!
  • October 31st: …it’s also National Caramel Apple Day

November Candy Holidays

  • November 1st: All Saints Day
  • November 4th: NATIONAL CANDY DAY!!
  • November 7th: National Bittersweet Chocolate with Almonds Day
  • November 11th: Veteran’s Day
  • November 26th: National Cake Day
  • November 27th: Thanksgiving
  • November 28th: Black Friday
  • November 30th: National Mousse Day

December Candy Holidays

  • Decmber 1st: National Pie Day
  • Decmber 4th: National Cookie Day
  • Decmber 8th: National Brownie Day
  • December 12th: National Cocoa Day
  • December 16th: National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day
  • December 16th – 25th: Hannukah [Chanukah]
  • December 24th: Christmas Eve
  • December 25th: Christmas Day
  • December 26th: Boxing Day (Canada)
  • December 26th: Kwanzaa
  • December 26th: National Candy Cane Day
  • December 27th: National Fruitcake Day
  • December 28th: National Chocolate Day
  • December 29th: National Chocolate Day
  • December 31st: New Years Eve

We hope you find this information useful and look forward to talking with you about your candy store needs this and every holiday season.

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