National Barbecued Spareribs Day

National Barbecued Spareribs Day is a holiday observed, appropriately enough, on the 4th of July every year. This is convenient for many people because they can celebrate all of their BBQ-related holidays in one go. And we can’t think of anything better than throwing some spareribs on the grill on this hot summer day.

Inexpensive cuts of pork ribs, when cooked on the grill with some barbecue sauce, are some of the most sublime dishes a person could ever enjoy. So, on this holiday, let’s all get together and enjoy a bit of barbecued spareribs magic. Now excuse us as we enjoy a nice rack of ribs.

Let’s Talk About Pork Ribs

Okay, since this is a holiday that glorifies and shows appreciation for the common sparerib, we thought we would take a few moments to lay down some facts that we know about pork ribs and why they continue to be America’s favorite type of BBQ.

  • There are four main types of pork ribs: Baby Back, St. Louis Style, Spare Ribs, and Country Style Ribs.
  • Ribs should never be boiled.
  • Spare ribs are cut from the belly of the pig.
  • Pork ribs are popular in both Asian and Western cuisines.

Observing National Barbecued Spareribs Day

You really don’t need much of a guide to enjoy National Barbecued Spareribs Day. Literally, all you have to do on this day is enjoy some BBQ spareribs. That’s it, so let’s not overcomplicate things.

Just fire up the grill, buy some quality pork spareribs and quality BBQ sauce, and let’s get this party started. While you’re enjoying your ribs, don’t forget to tell us how they turned out by posting a picture of them on social media using the hashtag #BBQSpareribsDay.

When is it?
This year (2024)
July 4 Thursday
Next year (2025)
July 4 Friday
Last year (2023)
July 4 Tuesday
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