National Creamsicle Day

Deepthi Reddy
Feb 14, 2024 By Deepthi Reddy
Originally Published on Feb 05, 2022
Fact-checked by Nishtha Dixit
Creamsicle Day is a special food holiday and a great way to celebrate the hot summers is with a creamy popsicle
Age: 0-99
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Where is National Creamsicle Day celebrated?

 National Creamsicle Day is one of the fun food holidays celebrated in the USA.

Who is National Creamsicle Day celebrated by?

National Creamsicle Day is celebrated by ice cream and popsicle lovers. Children especially love celebrating this day.

When did National Creamsicle Day first start?

Unfortunately, we don't know when this day started but it's a great day for creamsicle lovers.

Who started National Creamsicle Day?

Creamsicle is a brand name of ice cream from the 'Good Humor' company in the USA. But people have accustomed to calling any flavored ice cream coated with fruit juices with a pop stick a creamsicle. No information is available on the founder of this day.

Creamsicles are frozen energy boosters for kids to grown-ups

History And Timeline

In 1872, a frozen fruit-flavored sweet treat with a stick was sold, named the 'Hokey-Pokey'. Let us explore the history and timeline behind creamsicles.

Creation Of Popsicles

Frank Epperson, a lemonade salesman from Oakland, California, discovered the popsicles when he accidentally forgot the blend of water and powdered lemonade along with a stick outside in the freezing snow.


Began Selling His Invention

Frank introduced his creation into the market and it created an outstanding response from the public.


Received Patent Rights

By this year, at the age of 29, Frank received patent rights for his ice popsicle creation.


Introduction Of Additional Flavors

Though the original popsicle was an orange juice flavored one, Frank later introduced and began selling seven fruit flavors at Neptune Beach, which was an amusement park in Alameda, California, where he named them as a 'drink on a stick' or a 'frozen lollipop'.


Patent Rights Sold

The patent rights of the popsicle brand were sold to the 'Joe Lowe Company' of New York City.


Traditions And Customs

No particular traditions and customs are followed to celebrate this special day, but it's a great excuse to have delicious creamsicles.

Ways To Observe Or Celebrate National Creamsicle Day

You can learn a wide variety of creamsicle recipes from chefs around the world.

This day is a big opportunity to chow down a crazy amount of this frozen delicacy.

Learn one of the simple creamsicle recipes and surprise your family with fresh homemade ice cream.

Facts And Stats

  • National Creamsicle Day was, in a way, started by an 11 years old kid, Frank who invented this as a child.
  • People with diabetes can also celebrate this day as sugar-free creamsicles are also available.
  • Creamsicles are available in different variations of vanilla and orange flavor substitutions. Long Island Beach is famous for popsicles with more vanilla flavor than orange. In contrast, in Floridas's Plam Beach, you can enjoy popsicles with a large amount of orange and a small amount of vanilla flavor.

Who devised Creamsicle Day?

There is no information on the history of who devised Creamsicle Day.

What is the importance of celebrating Creamsicle Day?

Creamsicles are a perfect match of yummy vanilla-flavored ice cream with orange juice. Dedicating a special day to these irresistible treats shows our love for this creamy sherbet.

Who inspired Creamsicle Day?

Frank Epperson, an 11-year-old boy, was inspired to create the initial popsicle in 1905. One day, he accidentally left a stirring stick in a powered soda beverage on his porch overnight; later, he discovered the stick filled with the frozen liquid. 

Who invented the concept of Creamsicle Day?

There is no pertinent information available behind the inventions of this day.

When Is This Day Celebrated

  • Friday, August 14, 2020
  • Saturday, August 14, 2021
  • Sunday, August 14, 2022
  • Monday, August 14, 2023
  • Wednesday, August 14, 2024

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Written by Deepthi Reddy

Master of Business Administration

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Deepthi ReddyMaster of Business Administration

With an MBA under her belt, Deepthi has discovered her true calling in content writing. Her writing repertoire is diverse, covering travel, movies, pet care, parenting, animals and birds, and more. Her joy of learning and creating has helped her craft well-written and engaging articles. When she isn't writing, Deepthi enjoys exploring new cultures, trying different foods, and spending quality time with her two children aged 7 and 12.

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