Hot Dog Day
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Hot Dog Day falls in July.
The exact date can vary from year to year; some years the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council declares it to be on the 21st of July, on other years, the 22nd.
But what doesn’t change is that all of July is National Hot Dog Month in America, co-sponsored by the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, headquartered in Washington, DC, and the American Meat Institute (AMI.)
They sponsor the annual Hot Dog Lunch on Capitol Hill in Washington. All the government people swoop in for a free lunch.
The Council encourages others around America to hold a Hot Dog Lunch as well, and issue sample guidelines that your local mayor can use in proclaiming the day. Events can include making fancy and novelty hot dogs, hot dog eating contests, etc.
Learn all about the many different types of hot dogs.
Note: some people say, quite erroneously, that Hot Dog Day is 10 September.
CooksInfo has found a print reference in 2001 in Fairbanks, Alaska, to National Hot Dog Day occurring in July.