National Drinking Holidays You Should Be Celebrating, So Make Sure You Mark Your Calendars Immediately

If there are two things you should always be excited about, it's holidays and alcohol. Spoon University understands this — that's why they've rounded up the top national drinking holidays you should be celebrating but may not even know about, so get out your calendars and your red pens immediately, and write these down. We're not just talking about St. Patrick's Day, Cinco de Mayo, and Memorial Day. We're talking entire days dedicated to your favorite boozy concoctions. Love to sip on a strong margarita during happy hour? There's a day for you. Looking for a reason to add a little boozy splash of Kahlua to your afternoon coffee? Yup, there's a day for you too. Wine lovers, beer lovers — it doesn't matter what you call your spirit of choice, there's a day for each and every one of you. Not that you needed a reason to pour yourself your favorite drink, but then again who doesn't love an excuse to celebrate? Cheers!

Need an excuse to have a little extra booze throughout your year? Well, mark your calendars and celebrate all of America's national drinking days. From National Beer Day, to National Kahlua Day, there's a special day for every drink you could imagine.

National Margarita Day: February 22

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Kick off the alcoholic holiday season by celebrating National Margarita Day, a commemoration of this crowd favorite. For an easy and cheap recipe, check out this recipe.

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National Kahlua Day: February 27

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Sit back, relax, and make yourself a white Russian to honor this Mexican liquor's day of celebration.

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National Beer Day: April 7

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Just because International Beer Day is on August 5th (International Hangover Day accordingly being held on August 6th), doesn't mean you're exempt from observing America's own national version of the holiday. So play a round of beer pong, do a keg stand, or simply sip on some lager to celebrate this joyous occasion.

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National Cosmopolitan Day: May 7


Channel your inner Carrie Bradshaw, and enjoy this iconic cocktail to honor National Cosmo Day.

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National Moscato Day: May 9


Pop open a bottle of white, yellow, or pink Moscato on May 9 to pay tribute to this refreshing Italian wine.

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National Wine Day: May 25

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Whether you slap the bag, pour yourself a Pinot, or host a wine and cheese night, be sure to celebrate this important commemoration. Also, if you're on a budget, be sure to check out this article, which tells you about awesome and affordable wines under $10.

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National Cognac Day: June 4

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Made in France, this type of Brandy undergoes a special process in order to be able to bear the name Cognac. Splash yourself a glass on the rocks on June 4, and enjoy this caramel-colored spirit.

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This article was originally written by Vera Armus for Spoon University.

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