National Orange Day

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Hey there, orange enthusiasts! Are you ready to embrace the vibrant hues and tangy goodness of National Orange Day? Well, grab your sunglasses and let's peel back the juicy details of this citrusy celebration!

When is Orange Day?

It's national orange day on the 24th March.

The Fruitful Origins

National Orange Day is a festive occasion dedicated to honoring those magnificent orbs of vitamin C, the oranges. While oranges have been enjoyed for centuries, National Orange Day is a fairly recent addition to the calendar. It all started when a group of citrus enthusiasts felt that these zesty fruits needed their own day in the spotlight. So, they huddled up, squeezed their creative juices, and voila! National Orange Day was born.

How to Celebrate

There are countless ways to pay homage to the almighty orange on this special day. You can start off by indulging in some citrus-inspired culinary adventures. Whip up a zesty orange salad dressing, blend together a refreshing orange smoothie, or tickle your taste buds with an orange-infused dessert. The possibilities are as abundant as those juicy segments inside the fruit!

For sporty souls, why not organize an orange-themed day of fun and games? Arrange an orange obstacle course, create an orange scavenger hunt, or even try your hand at orange juggling (just make sure your oranges are ripe enough to withstand the toss!). It's a fantastic way to get moving and enjoy a slice of healthy competition.

If you're feeling artsy, grab a paintbrush and let your creativity flow with an orange-themed masterpiece. Whether it's a still life of oranges, an abstract interpretation of their vibrant color, or even an orange-scented candle making session, the choice is yours. Embrace the citrusy muse and let your imagination run wild!

Did you know?

Did you know that oranges were once considered a luxury item? In the 17th century, they were seen as a symbol of wealth and prestige. So, the next time you enjoy a juicy orange, remember that you're indulging in a little slice of history!


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First identified

24th March 2015

Most mentioned on

24th March 2016

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