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National Beverage Day?

National Beverage Day is a day set aside to chill alongside a pitcher of your favorite beverage. The beverage is your choice. It can be soda, sangria, a pina colada or even a margarita. The origin of this day is unknown.

When is National Beverage Day?

Annually on May 6th

Type of Holiday?


How is National Beverage Day celebrated?

  • Discover new beverages and try them out
  • Have taste-testing parties. Have attendees bring their favorite beverage to share and have them try a hand at mixology
  • While you are enjoying your favorite beverage why not sing a song that contains the name of your beverage in the lyrics. For example – The Escape (The Pina Colada Song) or Margaritaville are great examples
  • Meet friends at happy hour to celebrate the beverage

National Beverage Day Trivia/Facts:

  • Water is not considered a beverage
  • Tea is the most consumed beverage in the world
  • Beer is the second most consumed beverage in the world.
  • Beverage Day Replaced National Carbonated Beverage Day
  • Coca-Cola Co. is the largest beverage company in the world

Celebrities who celebrate their birthday on May 6th:

  • George Clooney, Actor
  • Tony Blair, Prime Minister of Britain
  • Chris Paul, Basketball Player
  • Bob Seger, American Singer-songwriter
  • Willie Mays, Baseball Star
  • Leslie Hope, Canadian Actress
  • Andre Weil, Mathematician
  • Rubin Carter, Boxer
  • Martin Brodeur, Ice Hockey Player
  • Martha Nussbaum, Philosopher, Writer, University teacher

Popular Social Media Hashtags:

NationalBeverageDay #BeverageDay #haveadrink

Other holidays celebrated in May include National Nurses DayNational Beverage Day, Teacher Appreciation Day and Eat What you Want Day!


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