Date When Celebrated : Second Friday in October
What's all the egg-citement about? Why, today is World Egg Day!
World Egg Day celebrates and promotes the benefits of eggs. It is truly a world, or international, celebration, from China and New Zealand, to Great Britain and Mexico.
This is no yolk. Eggs certainly are what they are cracked up to be. Aside from high cholesterol, eggs are a healthy food. High in nutrition, and low in fat, people all over the world enjoy eggs. And, they celebrate eggs on this day.
1,000 Year old Eggs! Now here's a yummy treat. Buried in the ground for a period of time, Thousand Year Old Eggs are a real treat in China.
Don't have egg on your face, by forgetting this special day. We can think of a dozen reasons to enjoy World Egg Day to the fullest. We know eggs-actly how people begin this special day.... with eggs for breakfast. And, there's ohh so much more you can do with them.
Ways to celebrate World Egg Day:
First and foremost, eat some eggs today. You can have them for breakfast, lunch or dinner.
Learn more about the health benefits of eggs.
Have an Egg Hunt. Who says egg hunts are only at Easter!?
Hold a debate with the question: "Which came first, the chicken or the Egg?"
Have an Egg throwing contest. It's a big sport in Great Britain.
Send an Egg Ecard to family and friends.
Read an eggy story to your child. We suggest reading "The Goose that Laid the Golden Egg".
Decorate some eggs.
Find out how many things are made of, or contain eggs. You might be surprised.
Origin of World Egg Day:
Although their website did not make the claim, we believe this day was created by the International Egg Commission. This organization promotes the egg industry. They have a wealth of information on eggs, and about World Egg Day.