National Hot Dog Month

National Hot Dog Month

Food & Drink

National Hot Dog Month


Have yet to decide on the perfect menu items for your summer picnics? Celebrate with a great American classic–the hot dog. After all, July is considered National Hot Dog Month, giving you and your family the perfect reason to indulge in the delicious and savory delicacy!

In 1904, hot dogs and their most popular topping, mustard, were first introduced at the St. Louis World’s Fair. Since then, the pair has remained inseparable, satisfying the taste buds of countless ball game, family gathering, and amusement park attendees.

In fact, according to the National Hot Dog and Sausage Council, over 7 billion hot dogs are consumed throughout the entire hot dog season, Memorial Day to Labor Day. That’s 2.3 billion of them in July alone, and 150 million just on July 4th!

Wanting to be a part of these statistics? It’s not too late. Sit back, relax, and enjoy the fireworks with a hot dog in hand, and add a little mustard–or try the recipes at for some new ideas.

After all, it’s National Hot Dog Month and America’s birthday in the same month. Celebrate!


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