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What is National Grape Popsicle Day?

National Grape Popsical Day is all about the delicious grape popsicle. Homemade popsicles, store bought popsicles, and let’s not forget the ice cream man – are about the grape popsicle today!! A childhood treat that both creates and brings back happy memories, the popsicle was said to be created by Frank Epperson, an 11 year old boy, who later started a business at the age of 18.

When is National Grape Popsicle Day?

May 27th

Type of Holiday

Fun, Food Holiday

Other Holidays Celebrated on May 27th:

  • Sun Screen Day
  • National Senior Health & Fitness Day – May 27, 2020 (Last Wednesday in May)
  • World Otter Day – May 27, 2020 (Last Wednesday in May)

How to Celebrate Popsicle Day – Homemade Popsicles Anyone?

  • Make homemade popsicles to celebrate the day
  • Buy popsicles from the ice cream man
  • Invite friends and family over for grape popsicles
  • Have a popsicle party where you make them at home
  • Eat popsicles for breakfast, lunch and dinner

Trivia about the Day:

  • Frank Epperson, an 11 year old boy, was the inventor of the popsicle.
  • Epperson accidentally left a cup of homemade soda on the porch overnight.  When he woke up the next morning, the soda was frozen around the stirring stick.  He realized it was a neat treat and called it the Epsicle.
  • Epperson later started a popsicle business when he was 18.
  • Cherry is the most popular popsicle flavor.
  • Cherry Popsicle Day is August 26th.
  • Popsicles were originally marketed as “a frozen drink on a stick”.
  • More than two billion Popsicles are sold each year.

Recipe for Homemade Popsicles:

Easy Strawberries And Cream Popsicles:

1 cup strawberries
1/2 cup vanilla ice cream or yogurt
1 cup of milk
1 Tbsp. sugar

For more delicious recipes and instructions on how to make homemade popsicles be sure to go to Living on a Dime.

Famous Birthdays on May 27th:

  • Paul Bettany – Actor
  • Henry Kissinger – Former Secretary of State
  • Jamie Oliver – Famous Chef
  • Chris Colfer – Actor, Famous for “Glee”

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