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National Bagel Day

Bagel lovers, National Bagel Day is your time to shine! Get creative with your favorite toppings and flavors to make the perfect bagel combo.
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January 15
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Get ready to celebrate National Bagel Day on Jan 15 and treat yourself to your favorite bagel! This delicious food has been around for centuries, with the first known recipe originating in 1610. Today there are over 30 different types of bagels, from sesame seed to onion to cinnamon raisin - so you can be sure that there's something for everyone! Whether it's an early morning breakfast or a late night snack, enjoy this special day by indulging in some tasty bagels.

History of National Bagel Day

National Bagel Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>17th Century</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Origins of Bagel</div><div class='timeline-text'>The bagel's origins trace back to Jewish communities in Poland in the 17th century. The round bread becomes a staple of Polish cuisine.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1880s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Bagels Come to America</div><div class='timeline-text'>Eastern European immigrants bring bagels to the US, particularly in cities such as New York and Chicago, where they start bakeries and bagel unions.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1960s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Automated Bagel Production</div><div class='timeline-text'>Automated bagel-making machines increase mass production, making bagels more widely available across the US.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1986</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of Bagel Brunch</div><div class='timeline-text'>Bagel brunches gain popularity in urban areas and the bagel becomes a symbol of the American melting pot.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1996</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Bagel Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first National Bagel Day is officially observed, celebrating one of America's favorite breakfast foods.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2020</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Bagel Day Today</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Bagel Day is celebrated on January 15th each year, with bakeries and bagel shops across the country offering deals and freebies.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Bagel 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'>Bake your own bagels</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making your own bagels is easier than you think and can be a fun way to celebrate National Bagel Day.  All you need is flour, yeast, sugar and salt.</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 a bagel party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite some friends over for a bagel brunch or lunch to celebrate the day.  You can get creative with topping combinations or just stick to the classics.</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 a local bagel shop</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head out to your favorite local spot and pick up a few of your favorites.  A few of the best bagels are often found in the most unexpected places.</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 a bagel pizza</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Forget about traditional pizzas, why not make a pizza using two halves of a bagel as the crust? Add your favorite toppings and bake in the oven for an easy and delicious meal.</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'>Create a bagel sandwich</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>The possibilities are endless when it comes to making a delicious bagel sandwich. Get creative and have fun with it!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Bagel 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'>Bagels are versatile</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bagels are the perfect blank canvas for any flavor combination. From classic cream cheese and lox to peanut butter and jelly, you can top your bagel however you like - the possibilities are endless!</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'>Bagels have their own unique texture and flavor</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether it's the crisp outer crust or the soft doughy interior, there's just something special about a freshly made bagel that can't be beat. The extra time put into making this classic bread ensures its distinct chewy texture and delicious flavor.</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'>Bageling is an artform</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Bagel-making is an art form and each bagel is lovingly crafted with care. From mixing ingredients together to forming the dough into rings to boiling them before baking, every step in the process requires a certain level of expertise that only comes with time and practice.</p></div></div>

5 Tasty Facts About Bagels

National Bagel Day FAQs

When is National Bagel Day?

National Bagel Day is celebrated on January 15th every year. In 2024, National Bagel Day will occur on a Monday.

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