🍉 National Watermelon Day is a day to celebrate one of America’s favorite fruits – the watermelon! This delicious, refreshing fruit has been enjoyed by people all over the world for centuries, and National Watermelon Day is the perfect opportunity to enjoy it in all its glory.

How to Celebrate National Watermelon Day

  • There are lots of ways to celebrate National Watermelon Day. Here are just a few ideas:
  • Enjoy a slice (or two!) of watermelon. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy this delicious fruit at its peak of ripeness.
  • Make a watermelon cocktail. Watermelon and vodka are a classic combo, but there are lots of other ways to enjoy watermelon in a cocktail. Get creative and try out different recipes.
  • Try a watermelon recipe. Watermelon is not just for eating raw – it can be used in all sorts of recipes. From watermelon salad to watermelon pizza, there are lots of ways to enjoy this versatile fruit.
  • Share your love of watermelon on social media. Use the hashtag #NationalWatermelonDay to share photos and recipes with your friends and followers.

Watermelon Fun Facts

  • Watermelon is actually in the same family (Cucurbitaceae) with the cucumbers!
  • Watermelon is 92% water, making it a great way to stay hydrated.
  • Watermelon is a good source of vitamins A, C, and B6.
  • Watermelon was first cultivated in southern Africa over 5,000 years ago.

Watermelon Recipes

Need some inspiration for celebrating National Watermelon Day? Here is our favorite watermelon recipe – a watermelon salad.

Watermelon Salad

Ingredients:

  • 1 seedless watermelon, cut into cubes
  • 1/2 red onion, diced
  • 1/2 pint cherry tomatoes, halved
  • 1/4 cup feta cheese
  • 1/4 cup balsamic vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Salt and pepper, to taste

Instructions:

  1. In a large bowl, combine the watermelon, red onion, cherry tomatoes, feta cheese, balsamic vinegar, and olive oil.
  2. Season with salt and pepper, to taste.
  3. Serve chilled.

Let’s celebrate this delicious holiday today!

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