National Clams On The Half Shell Day

National Clams on the Half Shell Day is a holiday observed on March 31st that allows people to enjoy a dish that can be served in a variety of ways. One popular way of serving clams on the half shell is with breadcrumbs and bacon—a dish called Clams Casino, first invented in Rhode Island.

Of course, there are other ways to serve clams on the half shell, so we’re sure people will have a lot of fun discovering their favorites on this holiday. How do you like your clams on the half shell, and how do you plan on observing this holiday?

Interesting Facts About Clams

While we’re serving some clams on the half shell, we’ve decided to also serve up some facts about clams. Although most people don’t think much about clams beyond what’s on their plate, these creatures are actually quite fascinating. Let’s look at some interesting facts about clams below.

Observing National Clams on the Half Shell Day

Do you have a favorite restaurant that serves clams on the half shell? If you do, then you’re halfway to celebrating this holiday in style. On the other hand, if you don’t know of a restaurant that serves these clams, then you’re going to have to make your own.

Don’t worry; it’s not that difficult. Just choose a recipe you like, find some high-quality clams, and then make them. When you’ve made this dish, don’t forget to use the hashtag #NationalClamsOnTheHalfShellDay with a picture of it and post it online.

When is it?
This year (2024)
March 31 Sunday
Next year (2025)
March 31 Monday
Last year (2023)
March 31 Friday
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