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2021 UK Food & Drink Calendar & Special Foodie Days

Updated: Mar 4, 2021

Looking to boost your 2021 food & beverage based marketing calendar? We’ve put together a comprehensive list of all the foodie dates & events happening in 2021! There’s plenty of food awareness days, fun foodie national dates and F&B events to keep your 2021 calendar relevant and fully packed. We’d recommend keeping this list handy, so you can always use it for reference!

Start planning your 2021 marketing calendar now!


1st – 31st January – Dry January

1st – 31st January – Ginuary

1st – 31st January – Veganuary

6th January – National Shortbread Day

20th January – National Cheese Lovers Day (U.S)

27th January – International Chocolate Cake Day


5th February – World Nutella Day

7th February – Yorkshire Pudding Day

9th February – National Pizza Day

12th February – Chinese New Year

14th February – Valentine’s Day

16th February – Pancake Day

20th – 28th February – Real Bread Week

25th February – National Toast Day


1st March – National Peanut Butter Lover’s Day

1st – 7th March – British Pie Week

9th – 14th March – National Butchers Week

15th – 21st March – Nutrition & Hydration Week

25th March – International Waffle Day


2nd April – Good Friday

4th April – Easter Sunday

4th April – International Carrot Day

5th April – Easter Monday

7th April – World Health Day

21st April – National Tea Day

23rd – 30th April – British Beef Week


11th May – National Eat What You Want Day

9th – 15th May – Coeliac Awareness Week

10th – 16th May – National Vegetarian Week

13th May – World Cocktail Day

13th May – International Hummus Day

17th May – World Baking Day

29th May – National Biscuit Day


1st June – World Milk Day

3rd June – National Fish and Chip Day

11th June – World Gin Day

12th June – International Falafel Day

15th June – National Beer Day (UK)

16th June – National Fudge Day

18th June – International Sushi Day

19th – 27th June – National Picnic Week


1st – 31st July – National Ice Cream Month (U.S)

2nd – 11th July – National BBQ Week

7th July – World Chocolate Day

22nd July – National Hot Dog Day (U.S)

16th July – National Cherry Day


4th August – International Day of Italian Cuisine

6th August – International Beer Day

10th – 15th August – Afternoon Tea Week

13th August – National Prosecco Day

16th August – National Rum Day

26th August – National Burger Day


1st – 30th September – Sourdough September

1st September – National Tofu Day

4th September – National Fish and Chips Day

4th September – International Bacon Day

7th September – World Salami Day

12th September – National Chocolate Milkshake Day (U.S)

16th September – National Guacamole Day (U.S)

18th September – National Cheeseburger Day (U.S)

22nd September – White Chocolate Day (U.S)

26th September – National Dumpling Day


1st October – International Coffee Day

1st October – World Vegetarian Day

4th October – National Taco Day (U.S)

5th – 11th October – National Curry Week

6th October – National Noodle Day (U.S)

8th October – World Egg Day

9th October – International Beer and Pizza Day

10th October – World Porridge Day

16th October – World Food Day

22nd October – National Nut Day

25th October – World Pasta Day


1st November – World Vegan Day

6th November – National Nachos Day (U.S)

10th November – Vanilla Cupcake Day (U.S)

26th November – Thanksgiving


4th December – National Cookie Day

8th December – National Brownie Day (U.S)

9th December – National Pastry Day (U.S)

17th December – National Maple Syrup Day (U.S)

20th December – National Sangria Day (U.S)

25th December – Christmas day


If you need any help with marketing these foodie dates, feel free to reach out for content ideas or marketing tips! (Psst, we've also written a generic 2021 UK Marketing Calendar & Key Retail Dates, which you can view here!)


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