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National Blueberry Popsicle Day

Cool down this summer with National Blueberry Popsicle Day! Enjoy sweet, juicy popsicles made with fresh blueberries for a delicious treat.
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September 2
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Introduction

It's time to break out the blueberry popsicles and celebrate National Blueberry Popsicle Day on September 2! This day was created to honor the classic frozen treat that has been a summertime staple for generations. The first blueberry popsicles were introduced in the 1950s, and have since become a favorite among kids of all ages. There's nothing quite like biting into a cold and sweet blueberry popsicle on a hot summer day. So grab your friends and family and get ready to enjoy this tasty treat on National Blueberry Popsicle Day!

History of National Blueberry Popsicle Day

National Blueberry Popsicle Day Dates

National Blueberry Popsicle Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1923</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Invention of the Popsicle</div><div class='timeline-text'>Frank Epperson patents the frozen popsicle, initially marketed as "Epsicle Ice Pop".</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'>Introduction of Blueberry Popsicles</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first blueberry popsicles were introduced, expanding the flavor variety of this frozen treat.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1970s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Emergence of Homemade Popsicles</div><div class='timeline-text'>As popsicle molds became more common in households, homemade blueberry popsicles started gaining popularity.</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'>Increasing Health Consciousness</div><div class='timeline-text'>Blueberry popsicles made with natural ingredients start gaining more attention due to increasing health consciousness among consumers.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2017</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Rise of Artisan Popsicles</div><div class='timeline-text'>Specialized shops offering artisan popsicles, including unique blueberry flavors, start to flourish across the United States.</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'>Virtual Celebrations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, blueberry popsicle lovers share their home-made popsicles and celebrations online, showing the timeless appeal of this treat.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Blueberry Popsicle 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 blueberry popsicles</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making your own popsicles is a fun way to celebrate National Blueberry Popsicle Day. All you need is some blueberries, popsicle molds, and a blender. Simply blend the blueberries into a puree and pour the mixture into the molds. Freeze for a few hours and enjoy!</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'>Go out for blueberry popsicles</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you don't feel like making your own popsicles, there are plenty of places to find them. Check your local grocery store or ice cream shop to find a variety of blueberry popsicles. You can also search online for local shops that specialize in gourmet popsicles.</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'>Host a popsicle party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite some friends over to celebrate National Blueberry Popsicle Day with a popsicle party! Ask everyone to bring their favorite blueberry popsicle recipes or buy a variety of pre-made popsicles for everyone to try. Don't forget to have some fun summer games on hand.</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 blueberry smoothies</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Smoothies are a great way to get your fruit fix in the summertime! Blend together some frozen blueberries, yogurt, and honey (or any other sweetener of your choice) and voila! A delicious and healthy treat that is perfect for celebrating National Blueberry Popsicle Day.</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'>Bake blueberry desserts</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>There are tons of delicious recipes that use blueberries as an ingredient. Try baking something special for National Blueberry Popsicle Day like blueberry muffins, cakes, cookies, or pies. Your friends and family will love it!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Blueberry Popsicle 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'>Deliciously sweet</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Blueberry popsicles are a delicious and refreshing treat on hot summer days. The sweet and tart flavor of blueberries combined with icy cold popsicle is an irresistible combination that is sure to please the whole family!</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'>Healthy & nutritious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>One great thing about blueberry popsicles is that they are packed with antioxidants, vitamins and minerals. Not to mention they're low in calories so you don't have to feel guilty about indulging in one as an occasional snack!</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'>Fun for everyone</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Making blueberry popsicles can be a fun and easy activity for the entire family. Turn it into a game by having everyone take turns creating their own flavors using different combinations of fruits, juices and other ingredients!</p></div></div>

5 Cool Facts for National Blueberry Popsicle Day

<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'>Popsicles were invented by an 11-year-old</h3><p class='facts-content'>In 1905, Frank Epperson invented the Popsicle accidentally when he left a glass of soda mixture outside overnight and it froze.</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'>Blueberries have one of the highest antioxidant levels of all common fruits and vegetables</h3><p class='facts-content'>One serving of blueberries contains as much antioxidant capacity as five servings of apples, squash or broccoli.</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'>Popsicles have been to space</h3><p class='facts-content'>NASA developed space Popsicles for astronauts to enjoy on space shuttle missions.</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'>Popsicles originally had two sticks</h3><p class='facts-content'>The twin ice pops that we all know and love were designed during The Great Depression so that two children could share a popsicle for just a nickel.</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'>Blueberries are native to North America</h3><p class='facts-content'>Blueberries are indigenous to North America and have been enjoyed by native people for hundreds of years before commercial cultivation began in the early 20th century.</p></div></div>

National Blueberry Popsicle Day FAQs

When is National Blueberry Popsicle Day?

National Blueberry Popsicle Day is celebrated on September 2 every year. In 2024, National Blueberry Popsicle Day falls on a Monday.

National Blueberry Popsicle Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Sep 2

Saturday

2024

Sep 2

Monday

2025

Sep 2

Tuesday

2026

Sep 2

Wednesday

2027

Sep 2

Thursday

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