Taco Day

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A Taco Day is a celebratory day that promotes consumption of tacos. In the United States National Taco Day is celebrated on October 4. In Mexico Día del Taco (Day of the Taco) is celebrated on March 31.

In the United States[edit]

October 4[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

May 3 - Congressional Record 1968: "On May 3rd of every year National Taco Day will be observed in honour of the birth date of the great Texan..."[9]

In Mexico[edit]

March 31 - Day of the Taco - Día del Taco - International Taco Day - Día Internacional del Taco created in 2007 by Televisa[10][11][12][13][14]

In France[edit]

In France, "Tacos Day" is July 31, howeverFrench tacos are very different from their Mexican counterpart. French tacos reportedly originated in the suburbs of Lyon.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "On National Taco Day we celebrate the evolution of this folded treat". PBS.org.
  2. ^ "National Taco Day Deals". International Business Times. 2015-10-03.
  3. ^ Ceneviva, Alex (2015-10-04). "Celebrate National Taco Day!". WTNH Connecticut News.
  4. ^ "National Taco Day!". www.gone-ta-pott.com.
  5. ^ Hahn, Fritz; Baldinger, Alex (2013-10-04). "Happy National Taco Vodka Day". The Washington Post. ISSN 0190-8286.
  6. ^ "Today is National Taco Day and National Vodka Day". Washington Post. Retrieved 2016-09-29.
  7. ^ Zimmerman, Neetzan. "Fox & Friends Celebrated Taco Day By Being Racist to Hispanic Co-Host". Gawker.
  8. ^ "On National Taco & Vodka Day, We Ask: Where Did These Arbitrary National Holidays Originate?". BostInno.
  9. ^ Congressional Record: Proceedings and Debates of the ... Congress. U.S. Government Printing Office. 1968-01-01.
  10. ^ elEconomista.es. "¿Por qué se celebra el Día del taco?" [Why celebrate the Day of the taco?]. economiahoy.mx (in Spanish).
  11. ^ "¡Buen provecho! Mexico celebrates the Day of the Taco". vallartadaily.com. 2016-03-31.
  12. ^ "¡Feliz Día del Taco! Celebra aquí comiendo unos cuantos". sdpnoticias.com (in Spanish). 2016-03-31.
  13. ^ "Today (like any other) is a good day to eat a taco". Mexico News Daily. 2016-03-31.
  14. ^ "Feliz Día del Taco: ¿cuál es tu favorito?". cnnespanol (in Spanish). 2016-03-31.

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