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National Pizza Week & A Year Of Pizza Holidays

Pepperoni Pizza For National Pizza Week
[1] America’s favorite pizza topping: pepperoni (photo © Jordan Nix | Unsplash).

Spicy Sausage Pizza Recipe With Pesto, Corn & Jalapenos
[2] Sausage is America’s #2 favorite topping. Try this recipe, Spicy Sausage & Pesto Pizza with Roasted Corn & Jalapeños (photo © DeLallo).


It’s the last official pizza holiday in a year of 12 pizza holidays in the U.S.

We’ve listed them all, below, so mark your calendars.

And maybe plan for a few pizza parties (in addition to National Pizza Party Day in May).

According to CNET, “Roughly 3 billion pizza pies are sold in the US each year, equal to about 350 slices a second.” So dig in!

> 40 ways to top your slice.

> 50 pizza recipes.

> Pizza trends.

> The history of pizza.

> The top pizza toppings in the U.S., the top pizza-eating states, and most pizza-per-capita countries.


Whether you get takeout pizza or make your own, mark your calendars for:

  • January: National Pizza Week, beginning the second Sunday in January
  • February: Great American Pizza Bake, beginning the second week in February, a week where you’re encouraged not just to consume pizza but to try your hand at making it
  • February 9th: National Pizza Day (a.k.a. National Pizza Pie Day), World Pizza Day
  • April 5th: National Deep Dish Pizza Day
  • May: National Pizza Party Day, third Friday
  • June 11th: Pizza Margherita Day
  • September 5th: National Cheese Pizza Day
  • September 20th: National Pepperoni Pizza Day
  • October: National Pizza Month
  • October 9th: International Beer and Pizza Day
  • October 11th: National Sausage Pizza Day
  • October 25th: World Pizza Makers’ Day
  • November 12th: National Pizza With Everything Except Anchovies Day…
    …although as anchovy lovers, we protest!


  • November 1st: National Calzone Day (A calzone is a pocket pizza; the toppings are used as a filling inside a hand-held crust).
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