Sardines are fish that has a tendency to divide people. You’re either a fan of these small little fish and enjoy frying them, adding them to pizza, or using them in fish tacos. And then there are people who hate them with the very core of their being. If you’re not a fan of this fish, then you probably won’t want to celebrate National Sardines Day on November 24th, but for people who do enjoy this fish, this can be the perfect holiday to enjoy them. It doesn’t matter if you enjoy smoked sardines, pickled sardines, or enjoy the sardines that are canned and packed in oil, mustard sauce, or tomato sauce.
Tasty Facts About Sardines
Are you hankering for some tasty sardine facts? We know you are and that’s why we’ve decided to include some of them below. We think everyone reading this will appreciate learning about the following facts while they celebrate this holiday.
- Sardines range in length from 6-inches to 12-inches.
- Sardines get their name from the Mediterranean island of Sardinia.
- Sardines are a good source of vitamins and minerals.
- Some of the types of sardines commonly eaten include Spanish, California, and Brisling Sardines.
- Sardines are a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids.
Observing National Sardines Day
If you enjoy sardines, then all you have to do on this day is to take a moment to make some sardines. Pile them up on crackers, add them to your favorite salad, or toss them into some pasta. You can even make a sardine sandwich out of them if that’s what you like. While you’re observing this holiday, be sure to use the hashtag #NationalSardinesDay on your social media accounts to let us and the rest of the world know how you’re eating them.
When is National Sardines Day?
|This year (2022)||November 24 (Thursday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Next year (2023)||November 24 (Friday)||Multiple dates - more|
|Last year (2021)||November 24 (Wednesday)||Multiple dates - more|