National Juice Slush Day

May 17

When is National Juice Slush Day?

National Juice Slush Day happens on Friday May 17, 2024.

National Juice Slush Day: Slurping Up Flavorful Fun on May 17th

As the weather warms up, there’s no better way to cool down than with a refreshing juice slush! May 17th marks National Juice Slush Day, a celebration of this frosty, fruity delight that’s perfect for all ages. Juice slushes combine the natural sweetness of fruit juices with an icy texture, making them an irresistible treat. So grab your blender, pick out your favorite fruits, and get ready to blend up some chilly fun! 🎉🍓

What is a Juice Slush?

A juice slush, or slushie, is a frozen beverage made from fruit juice and ice, blended together until it reaches a slush-like consistency. It’s a simple, sweet, and refreshing treat that can be enjoyed in endless flavor combinations.

Celebrating National Juice Slush Day:

  1. DIY Slush Making: Experiment with making your own juice slushes at home. Blend different fruit juices with ice, and maybe a touch of sweetener, to find your perfect mix.
  2. Slushie Party: Host a slushie-making party with friends or family. Set up a ‘slushie bar’ with various juices, fruits, and ice for a fun DIY experience.
  3. Local Slushie Hunt: Visit local juice bars or cafes to see what unique slushie flavors they offer.
  4. Share on Social Media: Share your homemade slush creations or your favorite slushie spots using #NationalJuiceSlushDay.

Creative Juice Slush Ideas:

  • Tropical Twist: Blend pineapple juice, mango, and a splash of coconut water.
  • Berry Blast: Mix together strawberry, blueberry, and raspberry juices for a berry-licious treat.
  • Citrus Zing: Combine orange and lime juices for a tangy and refreshing slush.
  • Green Goodness: Blend green apple juice with a handful of spinach or kale for a healthier take.

Tips for Perfect Juice Slushes:

  • Consistency is Key: The key to a great slush is getting the ice-to-liquid ratio just right. Start with less liquid and add more as needed.
  • Freeze Your Fruit: For an extra frosty texture, use frozen fruit in your blends.
  • Sweeten Wisely: Depending on your preference and the sweetness of your fruits, add a touch of honey, agave, or simple syrup.

Pairing Your Juice Slush:

Enjoy your juice slush with a light snack like popcorn or pretzels for a relaxing treat. A juice slush can be a great accompaniment to a casual lunch or picnic.

Healthier Alternatives:

  • Less Sugar, More Flavor: Opt for natural fruit juices without added sugars for a healthier version.
  • Add a Nutritious Boost: Incorporate ingredients like chia seeds, flax seeds, or protein powder for an extra health kick.

National Juice Slush Day is a fun opportunity to enjoy and experiment with one of the simplest yet most delightful treats. Whether you’re a fan of classic flavors or love to mix and match, there’s no limit to the refreshing combinations you can create. So, let’s blend up some joy and make the most of this sweet, slurpable holiday! ❄️

When does National Juice Slush Day happen next year?

National Juice Slush Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Saturday May 17, 2025
  • Sunday May 17, 2026
  • Monday May 17, 2027
  • Wednesday May 17, 2028
  • Thursday May 17, 2029


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