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National Mojito Day

Raise a glass and cheers to National Mojito Day! Enjoy the refreshing blend of mint, lime, and rum with our delicious recipes.
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July 11
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Introduction

It's time to shake things up and get ready for National Mojito Day on July 11! This refreshing cocktail was first created in Cuba during the early 19th century, and has since become a beloved drink all over the world. It combines fresh lime juice, mint leaves, white rum, sugar syrup and soda water – making it an irresistible concoction that's perfect for any summer day. Whether you like your mojitos with or without alcohol, or prefer to mix it up with other flavors, there are endless possibilities when it comes to celebrating this special day!

History of National Mojito Day

National Mojito Day Timeline

<div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1800s</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mojito's Origins</div><div class='timeline-text'>The Mojito was created during the early 19th century in Cuba, becoming a well-loved cocktail worldwide.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1931</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>First Mojito Recipe</div><div class='timeline-text'>The first mojito recipe was officially printed in the book "Bar La Florida Cocktails" in 1931.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>1959</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Hemingway's Endorsement!</div><div class='timeline-text'>Celebrated writer Ernest Hemingway was known to enjoy mojitos at La Bodeguita del Medio in Havana, causing a surge in its popularity.</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'>Mojito's Rising Popularity</div><div class='timeline-text'>In the 2000s, the mojito experienced a resurgence in popularity thanks to trendy bars and restaurants highlighting the cocktail on their menus.</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'>First National Mojito Day</div><div class='timeline-text'>National Mojito Day was first celebrated on July 11, 2013. It continues to be a popular day to enjoy this refreshing cocktail.</div></div></div><div class='timeline-item'><div class='timeline-left'><div class='timeline-date-text'>Present</div></div><div class='timeline-center'></div><div class='timeline-right'><div class='timeline-text timeline-text-title'>Mojito's Worldwide Appeal</div><div class='timeline-text'>Today, the mojito continues to be a beloved drink globally, enjoyed in many variations and flavors.</div></div></div>

How to Celebrate National Mojito 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'>Visit a Cuban restaurant</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Experience the full flavor of a traditional Cuban mojito like it was meant to be enjoyed. Visit a local Cuban restaurant to celebrate National Mojito Day.</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'>Make your own mojitos</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Celebrating National Mojito Day at home? Make your own mojitos with fresh mint leaves, lime juice, sugar, club soda and your favorite rum.</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'>Have a mojito taste test</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Have friends over for a mojito taste test! Prepare different variations of the drink and have everyone sample and vote on their favorite.</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'>Create a mojito bar</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>Add some fun and creativity to your celebration by creating a mojito bar! Set up an array of ingredients and let your guests create their own unique concoctions with whatever they desire.</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'>Hold a mojito competition</h3><p id='' class='facts-text'>If you know a few mixologists, hold a friendly competition to see who can create the most creative and delicious mojito. Make sure to provide awards for the winner!</p></div></div>

Why We Love National Mojito 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'>Mojitos are refreshing</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>On a hot summer day, there's nothing better than sipping on a cold, refreshing mojito. The combination of mint, lime juice and sugar makes it the perfect drink to cool down with! Plus, you can easily customize them by adding your favorite fruit or even muddling some fresh herbs for an extra kick.</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'>Mojitos are good for any occasion</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>Whether you're hosting a casual gathering with friends or enjoying a family dinner at home, mojitos are always welcome in any situation. They're light enough to enjoy as an aperitif before dinner but still strong enough to wash down your main course. Perfection!</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'>Mojitos are easy to make</h3><p id='' class='whywelove-text'>If you want to make mojitos yourself, don't worry - they're actually very simple to make. All you need is a few common ingredients like white rum, lime juice and sugar syrup and you can whip up a pitcher in no time. It's also the perfect way to get creative and come up with your own flavor combinations!</p></div></div>

5 Refreshing Facts for National Mojito Day

National Mojito Day FAQs

When is National Mojito Day?

National Mojito Day is celebrated on July 11th every year. In 2024 National Mojito Day will occur on a Thursday.

National Mojito Day Dates

Year
Date
Day

2023

Jul 11

Tuesday

2024

Jul 11

Thursday

2025

Jul 11

Friday

2026

Jul 11

Saturday

2027

Jul 11

Sunday

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