National Chai Day

National Chai Day is a holiday that celebrates a drink enjoyed all over the world and supposedly imparts a number of potential health benefits when drunk regularly. It’s observed on the 21st of September, around the time when summer turns into autumn, and people begin looking for alternatives to the summer drinks they’ve enjoyed.

So if you’re keen on celebrating this holiday, make yourself a cup of chai tea and enjoy a drink that dates back over 5,000 years.

Some Fun Facts About Chai Tea

Chai tea has a long and illustrious history, so we decided to dig up some facts about it for everyone to appreciate while they’re observing National Chai Day. If you’re into food trivia, then feel free to come along for the ride, but if you’re not, you can just jump to the next section of this holiday article.

  • Chai tea originated in India, and its official name is masala chai.
  • Masala chai has been enjoyed for over 5,000 years.
  • Chai tea requires sugar to showcase the spices in it.
  • Chai tea contains less caffeine than coffee.
  • This tea has been the preferred drink in India throughout history.

Observing National Chai Day

If you do a search for chai tea on the Internet, you’re likely to find quite a few recipes for chai tea. All you have to do is find a recipe you like and make it so you can celebrate National Chai Day.

On the other hand, if you’d rather buy your chai tea instead of making it, then we’re sure you can find a coffee shop that can accommodate you. While you’re enjoying your tea, just don’t forget to use the hashtag #NationalChaiDay on your social media accounts to spread the word about it.

When is it?
This year (2024)
September 21 Saturday
Next year (2025)
September 21 Sunday
Last year (2023)
September 21 Thursday
Food & Drinks