National Chocolate Wafer Day - July 3
Mon, Jul 3, 2023

National Chocolate Wafer Day

Chocolate and wafer lovers celebrate National Chocolate Wafer Day on July 3. Light, thin, crunchy, and sweet – chocolate wafer bars are one of the best desserts made in the United States. It has a rich history that can be explored during this holiday.


In North America since the 19th century, a number of companies were engaged in the production of chocolate wafers, each of which had a unique taste and style. Companies carefully selected their ingredients and were proud of their packaging. However, by the 1930s, most of these businesses merged, leaving only a few independent brands on the market.

Americans love chocolate wafers because, thanks to their light texture and pleasant taste, they complement ice cream well. Bakers use chocolate wafers as an ingredient in cheesecakes and cakes, and some also use them to decorate desserts. One of the most famous chocolate wafers is KitKat, and they are popular not only in the USA but also in many countries of the world.

Interesting facts

  • In the 15th century, the Aztecs used chocolate as a currency;
  • The first chocolate bar was created in 1847 by the Bristol company JS Fry & Sons;
  • In 1898, the Austrian company Manner created the first chocolate wafers.

How to take part

On the occasion of National Chocolate Wafer Day, you can treat yourself to chocolate wafers as a snack or a dessert. On this day, you can try to make cheesecakes, tartlets, or pies, the recipes of which include chocolate wafers. Also, do not deny yourself a scoop of ice cream with a chocolate waffle cone.

When is National Chocolate Wafer Day Celebrated in 2023?

National Chocolate Wafer Day is associated with the anticipation of happiness and joy. It is observed on July the 3rd each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Monday July 3 2023
Wednesday July 3 2024
Thursday July 3 2025
Friday July 3 2026