National Brunch Month

National Brunch Month is in April, which means that during this month, people are expected to enjoy brunch every day. Of course, we’re only joking. After all, we know that people have to go to work or school and perform a variety of other daily chores, so it’s likely they won’t be able to enjoy brunch every single day.

What they can do, however, is enjoy a few extra brunches during this month. For anyone who doesn’t know, brunch is a late morning meal that serves as a replacement for both breakfast and lunch.

This meal can be literally anything that a person would eat during either breakfast or lunch, but typically eggs, French toast, burgers, or sandwiches are served. So, let’s all enjoy an extra brunch or two during April to celebrate this month.

The History of National Brunch Month

This month has been celebrated for quite a few years now and was originally created by Ebb & Flow—a Texas pub that specialized in brunch. Since this month was created, people all over the world have decided to enjoy more brunches, regardless of where they live.

Some Amazing Facts About Brunch

Although just about everyone knows that brunch is a meal that occurs between breakfast and lunch, few people realize where it came from or how long it has been observed. So, we did some research and came up with the latest and greatest brunch facts that we could find. We’ve listed these facts below for everyone’s entertainment and enlightenment.

  • Brunch is believed to have been created in England during the 19th century.
  • Brunch was originally a light afternoon meal that followed church services.
  • During the 1930s, brunch became popular in the United States.
  • Brunch is often blamed for popularizing day drinking.
  • The Bloody Mary and the Mimosa are two popular brunch alcoholic beverages.
  • Pancakes are a popular brunch item in the U.S.
  • Brunch is a portmanteau of the words “breakfast” and “lunch.”
  • During the 19th century in the U.S., brunch was called a “fad.”
  • Eggs Benedict was a popular brunch item during the 1970s and 1980s.

Observing National Brunch Month

Anyone wishing to observe this month can do so by visiting a pub or restaurant that specializes in brunch or by throwing their own brunch. No matter how it’s celebrated, people should be sure to let everyone else know how they’re planning on celebrating it by using the hashtag #NationalBrunchMonth on social media.

When is it?
This year (2024)
April 1 Monday
Next year (2025)
April 1 Tuesday
Last year (2023)
April 1 Saturday
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