Salami Day - September 7
Thu, Sep 7, 2023

Salami Day

Salami Day is celebrated annually on September 7th and is a great excuse to enjoy your favorite snack. Salami is wonderful in any dish – a sandwich, pizza, or simple cuts for a buffet. Millions of people love salami for its variety of flavors, different types of meat, and cooking and processing methods.


It is salami that firmly holds leadership in butcher shops and grocery stores. This item, without exaggeration, the whole world knows. Spicy sausage is prepared mainly from pork, but in addition to the traditional recipe, there are a huge number of variants from beef, wild boar, and duck. There are a huge number of them, so even the most demanding gourmet can choose their favorite taste. Since curing is one of the oldest methods of processing meat, salami has been around for thousands of years and it is impossible to trace the history of the product. But the holiday is celebrated with great pleasure by millions of people.

Interesting Facts

  • Initially, salami was considered the product of peasants who lived in Europe, but it is generally accepted it appeared in Italy.
  • At room temperature, salami can be stored for up to 40 days.
  • The name of the sausage has an Italian root which means salt.
  • There are a huge number of methods and recipes for preparing it. They use different spices, wine, and vinegar. The preparation time is also different – from 30 to 90 days.

How to take part

Enjoy the taste of salami, cook different dishes, and join the huge army of fans of this snack. Organize a party; for sure among your friends there are many connoisseurs of sausage who would want to join the celebration. If weather permits, go for a picnic. Share the event on social media and let your followers know about this amazing day. Visit museums dedicated to salami: there are two of them in Italy and one in Hungary.

When is Salami Day in 2023?

Salami Day is observed on September 7 each year.


Weekday Month Day Year
Thursday September 7 2023
Saturday September 7 2024
Sunday September 7 2025
Monday September 7 2026

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