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National Mimosa Day

Raise your glass and cheers to National Mimosa Day! Get creative with your favorite juices, fruits, and bubbles for a delicious brunch cocktail.
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May 16
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It's time to pour up and celebrate National Mimosa Day on May 16! This bubbly orange beverage has been around since 1925 when it was first invented in Paris. Since then, the mimosa has become a staple at brunch spots all over the world. Whether you're celebrating with friends or just enjoying a glass of this classic cocktail, there's no better way to kick off your weekend than by raising a glass of mimosas in honor of this special day!

History of National Mimosa Day

National Mimosa Day Dates

National Mimosa Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1925</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mimosa Invention</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Mimosa cocktail, made with equal parts champagne and orange juice, was reportedly invented at the Ritz Hotel in Paris.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1930s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hollywood Adoption</div><div class='timeline-text'>The drink gained popularity in the United States as Hollywood stars vacationing on French Riviera brought the mimosa trend back home.</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'>Brunch Culture Emergence</div><div class='timeline-text'>Mimosas became a staple in brunch menus across the United States with the emergence of the brunch culture.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1980s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mimosa Variations</div><div class='timeline-text'>Various mimosa variations were introduced, incorporating different types of fruit juices and garnishes, reflecting local tastes and preferences.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2000s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mimosa Festivals</div><div class='timeline-text'>Niche festivals celebrating the mimosa cocktail began to appear across the globe bringing together enthusiasts and professionals in the alcoholic beverage industry.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>2013</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>National Mimosa Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Mimosa Day was established and is celebrated every year on May 16, honoring the popular brunch cocktail.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Mimosa 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 Mimosa</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Mix one part orange juice with one part champagne and you have a simple, classic mimosa. Or try adding other juices like cranberry or pineapple for a more flavorful drink.</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 brunch</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>What better way to celebrate National Mimosa Day than to go out to brunch and enjoy an endless supply of mimosas? Many restaurants offer bottomless mimosas when you order an entree.</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 Mimosa Bar</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Invite some friends over and set up a DIY mimosa bar! Include several different juices, prosecco, sparkling wine, and even add fun garnishes like edible flowers or fresh fruit slices.</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'>Try flavored versions</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you're feeling adventurous, mix up some different flavors of mimosas. Try raspberry limeade mimosas, strawberry peach mimosas, mango orange mimosas, or even blood orange rosemary mimosas.</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'>Mix it up with beer</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>For a twist on the traditional mimosa, try using beer instead of champagne. It's called a shandy - half beer and half lemonade or soda - and is sure to be a hit at any party.</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Mimosa 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'>Mimosas are refreshing</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>A well-made mimosa is just what you need to start the day off right. The combination of sparkling wine and orange juice is light, crisp, and oh-so-refreshing - perfect for a brunch gathering with friends or family. Plus, you can customize them with different liqueurs or fruit juices to make each sip even more delicious!</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'>Mimosas are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you're hosting a National Mimosa Day celebration, making your own mimosas couldn't be easier. All you need is some sparkling wine (like Prosecco or Cava) and orange juice (preferably fresh-squeezed!).Simply mix equal parts of each in a flute, pour into each glass, and enjoy! It's that simple!</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'>Mimosas are classy</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Nothing says sophistication like a classic mimosa. Whether it's served at an upscale restaurant or an intimate holiday gathering, this timeless cocktail never fails to impress. So if you're looking for a way to dress up your celebration, why not treat your guests to a round of classic mimosas?</p></div></div>

5 Bubbly Facts for National Mimosa 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'>Mimosas are Named After an Exotic Plant</h3><p class='facts-content'>The color of the Mimosa cocktail resembles the vivid yellow blossoms of the Mimosa plant native to Australia, which is why it was named thus.</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'>The Buck's Fizz is a Similar but Not Identical Cocktail</h3><p class='facts-content'>Though the Buck's Fizz, invented in London in 1921, also blends orange juice with champagne, it uses twice as much champagne than juice, unlike the equal-parts Mimosa.</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'>Every Minute, 160 Mimosas are Enjoyed Worldwide</h3><p class='facts-content'>Mimosas are incredibly popular, with an average of around 160 mimosas being drunk every minute around the globe - a testament to their universal appeal!</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'>"Poinsettia" is a Wintery version of Mimosa</h3><p class='facts-content'>A seasonal spin on the classic Mimosa, the "Poinsettia" cocktail uses cranberry juice in place of orange juice, perfect for the holiday parties.</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'>Mimosas Have Varying Pour Ratios</h3><p class='facts-content'>Depending on personal taste, the pour ratio of champagne to orange juice in Mimosa can vary, but the classic recipe calls for a delicate balance - equal parts of both.</p></div></div>

National Mimosa Day FAQs

When is National Mimosa Day?

National Mimosa Day is celebrated on May 16 every year. In 2024 National Mimosa Day will occur on a Thursday.

National Mimosa Day Dates



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