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National Pepperoni Pizza Day

September 20

When is National Pepperoni Pizza Day?

National Pepperoni Pizza Day happens on Friday September 20, 2024.

Celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day with Fun Facts

National Pepperoni Pizza Day is quickly approaching on September 20th and, trust us, it’s an event that no pizza lover should miss out on. But before you dive into your favorite pepperoni pizza, why not learn a thing or two about this delicious dish? Here are some fun facts about pepperoni pizza to help get you in the celebratory spirit!

The Origins of Pepperoni Pizza

Italian immigrants brought the first pepperoni pizzas to the United States in the early 1900s. While they were similar to what we know and love today, they weren’t quite as spicy as modern American versions. It wasn’t until after World War II that American-style pepperoni pizza really began to take off. Today, it is one of the most popular types of pizza in America.

Fun Fact About Pepperonis

Did you know that pepperonis are actually made from a combination of beef and pork? The beef gives them their characteristic juicy flavor while the pork adds a slight smokiness. Together, these two ingredients create a unique flavor profile that is unlike any other topping out there. Plus, since beef and pork can be more affordable than other types of meat, it makes sense why so many people enjoy adding it to their pizzas.

No matter where you live or what type of pizza you prefer, there’s something special about a slice of pepperoni pizza that just can’t be replicated by any other food out there. So don’t forget to celebrate National Pepperoni Pizza Day this year – even if all you do is order up your favorite pie at your local pizzeria! After all, everyone deserves a chance to experience this classic dish at least once in their lifetime! Who knows? You might even learn a few new facts about pepperonis along the way!

When does National Pepperoni Pizza Day happen next year?

National Pepperoni Pizza Day will happen on the following upcoming dates:

  • Saturday September 20, 2025
  • Sunday September 20, 2026
  • Monday September 20, 2027
  • Wednesday September 20, 2028
  • Thursday September 20, 2029


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