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National Avocado Day

Celebrate National Avocado Day in style - whip up some delicious guacamole, avocado toast, and start snacking on the creamy green goodness!
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July 31
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Let's celebrate National Avocado Day, which falls on July 31st! This day was created to honor the beloved green fruit, and its rich history. Avocados have been around for centuries and are a staple in many cultures across the world. The avocado is packed full of vitamins, minerals and healthy fats that make it one of nature's superfoods. Let's join together to appreciate this amazing food by celebrating National Avocado Day with friends and family!

History of National Avocado Day

National Avocado Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>5000 B.C.</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Avocados Cultivated In Central America</div><div class='timeline-text'>The early cultivation of avocado trees is believed to have taken place in Central and South America, dating as early as 5000 B.C.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1833</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Avocado Trees Planted in Florida</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first avocado trees are planted in Florida by horticulturist Henry Perrine, marking the beginning of avocado cultivation in the United States.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1950s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Commercial Avocado Orchards in California</div><div class='timeline-text'>California emerges as one of the leading avocado growing regions in the United States, with commercial avocado orchards spread across the state.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Avocados Go Mainstream</div><div class='timeline-text'>Avocados become a popular ingredient in American cuisine during the health and wellness movement of the 1990s.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2018</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Avocado Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>Model Meals, a meal delivery service, successfully registered July 31 as National Avocado Day with the National Day Calendar.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Avocado 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'>Make your own guacamole</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>All you need are avocados, tomatoes, lime juice, red onion, cilantro, salt and pepper. Mix all the ingredients together, and serve with chips or vegetables!</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'>Visit an avocado farm</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Take a trip to a nearby avocado farm and learn about how they grow and harvest their avocados. You can even pick some avocados yourself!</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'>Try out different recipes</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Look up different recipes that use avocados as the main ingredient and try them out! Avocado toast, tacos, smoothies and salads - the possibilities are endless.</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 avocado art</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Get creative with your avocados! You can carve them into shapes, make a painting with them or even create avocado jewelry.</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'>Throw an avocado party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for a fun night of celebrating National Avocado Day. Set up an avocado bar with all sorts of toppings and drinks - it's sure to be a hit!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Avocado 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'>Avocados are healthy</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Avocados are rich in vitamins, minerals, and healthy fats. They provide a great source of fiber and are known to help lower cholesterol levels. Plus, they can be used as a substitute for high-fat foods like butter or mayonnaise, making them a healthier option for any dish!</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'>Avocados are delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether it's mashed up into guacamole, sliced on toast, or simply enjoyed as is - avocados are always a delicious treat! They have a subtle nutty flavor that pairs perfectly with almost anything you can think of. Plus, the creamy texture makes them the perfect addition to any meal.</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'>Avocado versatile</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Avocados can be used in every type of cuisine - from Mexican food to Asian dishes. They're also incredibly versatile and can be added to salads, toast, tacos, sandwiches, smoothies and more! You'll never get tired of adding this delicious fruit to your meals!</p></div></div>

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National Avocado Day FAQs

When is National Avocado Day?

National Avocado Day is celebrated on July 31 every year. In 2024 National Avocado Day will occur on a Wednesday.

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