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National Candy Day

Celebrate National Candy Day with delicious treats - indulge your sweet tooth and enjoy your favorite candy flavors!
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When it is?
November 4
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Introduction

Get ready to celebrate National Candy Day on Nov. 4, a day dedicated to all things sweet and delicious! Candy has been around for centuries in various forms, from chocolate bars to gummy bears and much more. This holiday is the perfect opportunity to indulge your sweet tooth in some of your favorite treats or try something new that you've never had before.

History of National Candy Day

National Candy Day Dates

National Candy Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1847</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Candy Machine Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first candy machine was invented by Oliver Chase, simplifying the lozenge production process and becoming a cornerstone in modern candy manufacturing.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1900</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hershey's Milk Chocolate Launch</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Hershey Company introduces the Hershey's Milk Chocolate Bar, revolutionizing affordable and readily available candy.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1922</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Lifesavers Candy Introduced</div><div class='timeline-text'>The original Pep-O-Mint lifesaver was introduced by Clarence Crane, its unique ring shape becoming an iconic part of American candy history.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1945</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>İntroduction of M&M's</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mars Inc. introduces M&M's, which gained popularity due to their hard outer shell that prevented the chocolate inside from melting.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1990</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div the='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>POP Rocks Candy Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>POP Rocks, a candy that creates a small popping reactions when it dissolves in your mouth, gains popularity across the nation.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2014</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First National Candy Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Candy Day is first celebrated in the United States, marking a day for indulging in sweet treats and appreciating the history of candy.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Candy 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 candy</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Making candy is not as hard as it seems. With a little time and a few simple ingredients, you can make fudge, truffles, caramel apples, and more right at home.</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 candy</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Head to your local candy store and pick up some of your favorite treats. Or take a road trip and visit the nearest chocolate factory.</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'>Throw a candy party</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite your friends over for an evening full of candy-themed fun. Set up a candy bar with all kinds of sweet treats for everyone to enjoy.</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'>Take a candy making class</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Search out your local cooking school and sign up for a candy making course. Learn the basics of making chocolates, fudges, caramels, and more.</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'>Play candy bingo</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Print off some free bingo cards from the internet and fill each square with different types of candies. Then have your friends play for prizes - like more candy!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Candy 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'>Candy is fun and delicious</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>From chewy gummy bears to sweet jellybeans, there's something for everyone! Enjoying candy can bring out your inner child, making it a fun activity for the whole family. Plus, with all the variety of flavors available, you won't get bored easily!</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'>Candy can make you feel better</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Feeling down? Indulging in some sweet candy can help lift your mood instantly! Studies show that certain types of candy have calming effects on our bodies and induce relaxation - so the next time you're feeling stressed, grab yourself some chocolate or some sour gummies and indulge away!</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'>Candy is great for gifts</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing says "thinking of you" like a thoughtful gift basket filled with assorted candies. Whether it's for a birthday, an anniversary, or just because, presenting somebody with a box of sugary goodies will surely make their day even sweeter!</p></div></div>

5 Unexpected Gumdrops of Candy Knowledge

<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'>Cotton Candy Was Invented by a Dentist</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Despite its reputation for inducing cavities, Cotton Candy was invented by a dentist in 1897. William Morrison crafted the infamous sugar-spinning machine that we still use today.</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'>The First Chewing Gum Was Patented in 1869</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>What started as an ancient habit turned into one of the most popular forms of candy. Pharmacist William Semple filed a patent for chewing gum in 1869.</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'>Gummy Bears Were Inspired by Dancing Bears</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>They were invented by Hans Riegel in the 1920s in Germany. His Haribo "Dancing Bear' treat was redesigned into the gummy bears we know today.</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'>Jellybeans Have a Dual History</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>The outer shell of a jelly bean comes from the Turkish candy 'rahat lokum' (Turkish delight), while the soft insides are believed to be a descendant of a Mid Eastern candy called 'abcash al guma'.</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'>Tootsie Rolls Were the First Wrapped Penny Candy in America</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>The iconic chocolate-flavored treat debuted in 1896. Named after his daughter, Leo Hirshfield's Tootsie Rolls became the first individually wrapped penny candy in the USA.</p></div></div>

National Candy Day FAQs

When is National Candy Day?

National Candy Day is celebrated on November 4 every year. In 2024 National Candy Day will occur on a Monday.

National Candy Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Nov 4

Saturday

2024

Nov 4

Monday

2025

Nov 4

Tuesday

2026

Nov 4

Wednesday

2027

Nov 4

Thursday

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