National Crown Roast of Pork Day - March 7
Thu, Mar 7, 2024

National Crown Roast of Pork Day

National Crown Roast of Pork Day is an annual American holiday dedicated to this hearty dish. Crown roast pork is often seen on holiday tables. Why such a name? When serving, the meat is stacked with the ribs up. In this way, the dish resembles a royal crown. It is celebrated on March 7.


The history of National Crown Roast of Pork Day is not known. It is also not possible to say exactly when this dish began to be prepared. Most researchers agree that it began to be prepared for royal feasts during the Middle Ages, because pig meat was then quite common. The dish came to the U.S. along with European migrants who were settling new territories. As time went on, the crown roast began to be cooked for holidays. The dish looked especially winning at the family table. The tradition of making this holiday pork dish has taken root, and hostesses have decided to dedicate one day a year to it.

The main secret to the success of the dish is in the serving. It is necessary to fasten the ribs with twine, so that one bone sticks out to the top. They can also be embellished to give a great resemblance to the crown, the tops of which were adorned with diamonds and other jewels.

Interesting facts

  • Historians claim that pork has been in the human diet for over 7,000 years.
  • Pork is very well digested by the body. The digestibility of meat is almost 95%.
  • 100 grams of pork contains about the same amount of phosphorus as pink salmon. Pork is also the leader in terms of protein content.

How to celebrate

On National Crown Roast of Pork Day, go to a restaurant/café to enjoy a delicious meal, or cook it yourself. Recipes can be easily found on the Internet, it is not superfluous to see training videos on cooking.

Spread the word on social media. Ask other users how often they make their crown roast pork for the holidays.

When is National Crown Roast of Pork Day Celebrated in 2024?

National Crown Roast of Pork Day is dedicated to celebrating success. It has always been observed annually on March the 7th.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday March 7 2024
Friday March 7 2025

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