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Apple Gifting Day

Get ready to spread some apple-y love on Apple Gifting Day - the perfect time to share delicious treats and gifts with friends and family! 🍎🎁
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When it is?
January 1
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Introduction

Happy Apple Gifting Day on January 1! This fun and unique holiday celebrates the tradition of giving apples as a symbol of love, friendship, and good luck for the new year. The origins of this holiday can be traced back to ancient Roman times when apples were considered a symbol of fertility and abundance. Today, people all over the world continue to exchange apples as gifts to show their appreciation for others and spread good fortune for the upcoming year. So why not join in on this heartwarming tradition and surprise your loved ones with a crisp, juicy apple on this special day?

History of Apple Gifting Day

Apple Gifting Day Dates

Apple Gifting Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>45 BC</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Roman Apple Traditions</div><div class='timeline-text'>Romans used apples in various religious and social rituals during festivals such as Saturnalia, symbolizing fertility and abundance.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1600s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Colonial Apple Orchards</div><div class='timeline-text'>The apple tree was one of the first fruit trees to be cultivated in America, brought by European settlers in the 17th century.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1868</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Golden Delicious Discovery</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Golden Delicious apple was discovered in West Virginia, becoming one of the most popular apple varieties for gifting due to its sweet taste.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2004</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Global Apple Gifting Revival</div><div class='timeline-text'>A resurgence in apple gifting began as communities sought to revive and customize old traditions for modern times.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate Apple Gifting Day

<div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>1</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Create an apple-themed gift basket</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather a variety of different types of apples and create a gift basket for your loved ones. Add in some apple-themed goodies such as apple scented candles, apple-shaped trinkets, and even some homemade apple treats.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>2</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an apple tasting party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite friends and family over for an apple tasting party. Have a variety of different apples and let everyone try them all. You can also have a contest for the best apple dish or recipe.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>3</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Visit an apple orchard</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Spend the day at an apple orchard with your loved ones. Pick your own apples and enjoy the beautiful scenery. You can also participate in fun fall activities like hayrides and corn mazes.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>4</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Make homemade apple gifts</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get crafty and make some homemade apple gifts for your friends and family. You can make things like apple-shaped soaps, candles, or even apple-scented bath bombs.</p></div></div><div id='' class='facts-item'><div id='' class='facts-header'><h3 id='' class='facts-number'>5</h3></div><div id='' class='facts-text-wrapper'><h3 id='' class='facts-title'>Host an apple-themed game night</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Gather your friends and family for a fun game night with an apple twist. Play games like Apple Picking Bingo or Apple Trivia to celebrate the day in a fun and unique way.</p></div></div>

Why We Love Apple Gifting Day

<div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>A</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's an opportunity to show someone you care</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Giving someone an apple on this special day is a simple yet thoughtful gesture. Whether it's a friend, family member, or even a coworker, gifting them an apple shows that you are thinking of them and want to make their day a little brighter.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>B</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>Apples are a symbol of health and nutrition</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>An apple a day keeps the doctor away - we've all heard this saying before. While it may not be entirely true, apples are certainly a nutritious and healthy snack. By giving someone an apple on this day, you are also promoting health and wellness.</p></div></div><div id='' class='whywelove-item'><div id='' class='whywelove-letter-cont'><div class='whywelove-letter'>C</div></div><div id='why-we-love-main-cont'><h3 id='' class='whywelove-title'>It's a fun and unique holiday</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Who wouldn't want to celebrate Apple Gifting Day? It's a fun and quirky holiday that encourages people to spread joy through the simple act of giving an apple. Plus, it's a great excuse to eat some delicious apples yourself!</p></div></div>

5 Fun Facts About Apples

<div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>1</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Apples belong to the rose family</h3><p class='facts-content'>Just like cherries, raspberries and pears, apples are a member of the Rosaceae family which is widely considered the 'rose family'.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>2</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>There are over 7,500 varieties of apples</h3><p class='facts-content'>Globally, more than 7,500 different types of apples are grown - ranging in taste from sweet to tart and in size from small cherries to large grapefruits.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>3</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Apples Can Float Because 25 Percent of Their Volume Is Air</h3><p class='facts-content'>The air spaces in an apple allow it to float on water, making them ideal for the traditional Halloween game of bobbing for apples.</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>4</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>"Apple" was originally a general term for all fruit</h3><p class='facts-content'>In Old English, the word "apple" was used to refer to fruit in general. The specific fruit we think of as an apple today was called a "winter banana" or "melt-in-the-mouth".</p></div></div><div class='facts-item'><div class='facts-number-wrapper'><p class='facts-number'>5</p></div><div class='facts-core-content'><h3 class='facts-title'>Apples contain powerful antioxidants</h3><p class='facts-content'>Apples are highly nutritious, containing Vitamin C and a rich array of antioxidants, including quercetin, catechin, and chlorogenic acid, known to boost health and ward off disease.</p></div></div>

Apple Gifting Day FAQs

When is Apple Gifting Day?

Apple Gifting Day is celebrated on January 1 every year. In 2024 Apple Gifting Day will occur on a Monday.

Apple Gifting Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jan 1

Sunday

2024

Jan 1

Monday

2025

Jan 1

Wednesday

2026

Jan 1

Thursday

2027

Jan 1

Friday

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