Chocolate=covered cherries. National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day is January 3rd (photo © Katherine Pollak | © The Nibble).
 A box of fancy bonbons. International Chocolate Day is September 13th (photo © Vosges Haut Chocolat).
 Chocolate layer cake. January 27th is National Chocolate Cake Day. Here are wines to pair with chocolate cake (photo © King Arthur Baking).
 Dark chocolate ice cream cone. June 7th is National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (photo © Clementine’s Creamery).
 Chocolate milk. September 27th is National Chocolate Milk Day (photo © Yi Mun Loo | Unsplash).
 Chocolate truffles with a glass of Banyuls. Check out pairing wine and chocolate. National Chocolate Day is October 28th (photo © Chef Stefan).
 Hot Chocolate. National Hot Chocolate Day is January 7th (photo © Maddi Baccocco | Unsplash).
The first official chocolate holiday of the New Year is January 3rd, National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day. There are 69 chocolate holidays in all.
How much does America love chocolate? There are at least two chocolate holidays every month of the year.
The runner-up holiday category, wine holidays, has no holiday in January and only one in April and September.
> Check out our favorite chocolate-covered cherries, from John & Kira’s.
> The history of chocolate-covered cherries.
January 3rd: National Chocolate Covered Cherry Day (photo #1)
January 10th: National Bittersweet Chocolate Day
January 27th: National Chocolate Cake Day (photo #3)
January 31st: National Hot Chocolate Day (photo #7)
> Pairing wine and chocolate.
February: National Chocolate Month a.k.a. Celebration Of Chocolate Month
February 1: National Dark Chocolate Day
February 5: National Chocolate Fondue Day
February 5th: World Nutella Day
February 9th: Chocolate Day*
February 11th: National Peppermint Patty Day
February 14: National Cream-Filled Chocolate Day / Valentine’s Day
February 16th: Tim Tam Day†
February 19th: National Chocolate Mint Day
February 23rd: Tootsie Roll Day
February 25th: National Chocolate Covered Nut Day
February 27th: National Chocolate Covered Strawberry Day
February 28th: National Chocolate Soufflé Day
March 5th: Chocolate Chip Cookie Week
March 6th: National White Chocolate Cheesecake Day
Third Full Week: American Chocolate Week
March 19th: National Chocolate Caramel Day
March 24th: National Chocolate Covered Raisin Day
March 28th: Eat An Eskimo Pie Day
March 28th: National Black Forest Cake Day
April (date varies): Easter & Orthodox Easter
April 3rd: National Chocolate Mousse Day
April 21st: National Chocolate-Covered Cashews Day
May: National Chocolate Custard Month
May 1st: National Chocolate Parfait Day
May 2nd: National Truffle Day
May 3rd: National Chocolate Custard Day
May 12th: National Nutty Fudge Day
May 15th: National Chocolate Chip Day
May 18th: I Love Reese’s Day
May 19th: National Devil’s Food Cake Day
June 2nd: National Rocky Road Day
June 3rd: National Chocolate Macaroon Day
June 7th: National Chocolate Ice Cream Day (photo #4)
June 11th: National German Chocolate Cake Day
June 16th: National Chocolate Fudge Day
June 22nd: National Chocolate Eclair Day
June 24th: National Pralines Day
June 26th: National Chocolate Pudding Day
July 3rd: National Chocolate Wafer Day
July 7th: World Chocolate Day
July 8th: National Chocolate With Almonds Day
July 23rd: Peanut Butter & Chocolate Day
July 25th: National Hot Fudge Sundae Day
July 28th: National Milk Chocolate Day
August 4th: National Chocolate Chip Cookie Day
August 10th: National S’mores Day
August 20th: National Chocolate Pecan Pie Day
September 12th: National Chocolate Milkshake Day
September 13th: International Chocolate Day* (photo #2)
September 16th: National Choose Your Chocolate Day
September 22nd: National White Chocolate Day
September 27th: National Chocolate Milk Day (photo #5)
October 7th: National Chocolate Covered Pretzel Day
October 13th: National M&Ms Day
October 14th: National Chocolate-Covered Insects Day
Third Monday: Chocolate Week
October 28th: National Chocolate Day (photo #6)
November 7th: National Bittersweet Chocolate With Almonds Day
November 20th: National Peanut Butter Fudge Day
December 1st: National Peppermint Bark Day
December 5th: National Sacher Torte Day
December 13th: National Cocoa Day
December 16th: National Chocolate-Covered Anything Day
December 28th: National Chocolate Candy Day
Have we forgotten one? Let us know!
*This is different from the World Chocolate Day observed on July 7 to commemorate chocolate’s introduction to Europe in 1550.
†Tim Tam biscuits are Australia’s most loved chocolate biscuit (cookie). It’s a chocolate cookie sandwich with a cream filling, enrobed in chocolate.
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