National Lemonade Day

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Tangy, sweet, and a folk hero in a glass, that's how we love our lemonade. Squeeze the calendar, because it's time for us to spill some zesty secrets about National Lemonade Day. A day when we roll out the yard stand, pour out the lemony goodness and celebrate a beverage that has been charming taste buds since ancient times.

When is Lemonade Day?

It's national lemonade day on the 20th August.

How did National Lemonade Day begin?

Has it ever occurred to you while sipping on that puckery sweetness, who first thought, 'Let's honor lemonade with its own day?' Well, although the exact origins are unclear, most agree that National Lemonade Day started gaining momentum around 2007 in the United States. It was fueled by the desire to encourage entrepreneurship among young kids, as lemonade stands have long been a hallmark of youthful business endeavours.

When life gives you lemons ... and a major spotlight

Despite being celebrated for several years, the day truly squeezed into the limelight on August 20, 2015. That day, we recorded a whopping 6867 online mentions about National Lemonade Day. The Internet turned an ocean of yellow, with everyone from A-list celebrities, chefs, lifestyle bloggers, to good ol' folks at home, sharing their lemonade concoctions and childhood lemonade stand memories.

How to celebrate National Lemonade Day?

Is there a right way to toast to our tart companion? Sure, as long as there's lemonade involved. Start a lemonade stand, attempt a new lemonade recipe (hint: mix-in a bit of lavender or basil), host a lemonade tasting party or just grab a glass and remind your taste buds why they fell in love with this sunny delight.

Did you know?

Did you know that lemonade was a favorite amongst the Egyptian pharaohs? They believed that this concoction of crushed lemons, dates, and honey, was the perfect refreshment to beat the desert heat.


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First identified

2nd May 2015

Most mentioned on

20th August 2015

Total mentions


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