The Complete Guide to Celebrating National Popcorn Day on January 19 2022

Popcorn lovers, get ready to join the celebration dedicated to the unrivaled snack on January 19, 2022! This National Popcorn Day can be celebrated with kids of all ages and this year it falls on a Wednesday – if you ask us, it’s the best day to celebrate popcorn lovers day {giggles}.

National Popcorn Day is the perfect day to watch a movie at home with your family with some delicious popcorn recipes that we are sharing, like sweet & salty strawberry popcorn, Valentine’s popcorn, or honey butter popcorn.

National Popcorn Day 2022

It’s time for one of the goofiest and quirky holidays! Every year we celebrate National Popcorn Day accompanied by delicious treats, movies, and fun! This year National Popcorn Day is on January 19, 2022. If you are looking for fun ways to celebrate this holiday, we made a list with tons of ideas and recipes for you to join the celebration.

National Popcorn Day History

Popcorn’s irresistible taste and smell are one of the main reasons why this celebration was loooong overdue {giggles} but not the only one. Popcorn is tasty no matter if it’s sweet or savory, and it’s one of the easiest and most versatile snacks ever. Let’s learn a bit about its history and why we celebrate Popcorn day!

Original corn looked very different from what we know today, but thanks to careful selection for many years, corn has evolved to look like the beloved corn we know today. After that, at some point in history, people found out that corn kernels pop when subjected to heat, and started eating corn in a different way. Yummy!

Then, the Popcorn Board – it is real! – decided it was time to celebrate Popcorn Day. And now, here we are!

National Popcorn Day Activities for Kids

Celebrating National Popcorn Day like never before! Here are some fun ways to celebrate this holiday.

  • Enjoy some of our delicious popcorn recipes below
  • Celebrate popcorn by doing crafts with it with your friends in a Popcorn Day party
  • Make popcorn jewelery and give it to friends and family
  • Plan a movie marathon with your family and eat lots of popcorn
  • Take photos of your favorite popcorn recipe and post it on social media

National Popcorn Day Recipes

Our favorite thing about popcorn is that it’s soooo versatile and can be enjoyed in many different presentations and flavors! Sweet, savory, plain – all popcorn is good popcorn for a popcorn lover! Here are some of our favorite popcorn recipes to celebrate the holiday:

  • Instant pot popcorn – for easy and quick popcorn
  • Honey butter popcorn – classic popcorn recipe with a sweet twist!
  • Spiderman popcorn balls – for kids and adults that love popcorn & one of the coolest superheroes
  • Popcorn movie night – here are 5 different recipes to enjoy popcorn during movie night with your family
  • Sweet and salty Valentine popcorn – this recipe will make everyone happy on Valentine’s
  • How to make strawberry popcorn – don’t judge until you try this recipe!
  • Snickerdoodle popcorn – it’s as delicious as it sounds!

Printable National Popcorn Day Fun Facts Sheet

This printout pdf includes:

  • one coloring page featuring a popcorn bucket
  • one coloring page with fun popcorn facts that you probably didn’t know about

Download & Print pdf File Here

National Popcorn Day Printout

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Happy National Popcorn Day!

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