Crab Soup Day

August 27

When is Crab Soup Day?

Crab Soup Day happens on Tuesday August 27, 2024.

Crab Soup: A Celebration of Freedom

In Nicaragua, August 27 is a day to celebrate a very special dish – crab soup. This traditional soup is more than just a delicious meal; it’s also a symbol of the country’s emancipation from slavery.

History of Crab Soup

On this day in 1838, Nicaragua’s slaves were given their freedom. To celebrate, they prepared a feast of crab soup. This tradition has continued ever since, and crab soup is now enjoyed by everyone on this special day.

Crab Soup Today

If you’re lucky enough to be in Nicaragua on Crab Soup Day, you’ll find that this soup is absolutely everywhere. It’s served in restaurants, sold by street vendors, and cooked up in homes all over the country. And no matter where you try it, you’re sure to enjoy its unique flavor.

Whether you’re in Nicaragua for Crab Soup Day or not, this traditional dish is definitely worth trying. With its unique flavor and rich history, it’s sure to leave a lasting impression. Buen provecho (enjoy your meal)!

When does Crab Soup Day happen next year?

Crab Soup Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Wednesday August 27, 2025
  • Thursday August 27, 2026
  • Friday August 27, 2027
  • Sunday August 27, 2028
  • Monday August 27, 2029


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