NATIONAL COTTON CANDY DAY 2017

When was the last time you had a cotton candy?  What was its colour?  How large was it?  Cotton candies are mainly coloured spun sugar.  It melts in the mouth and, when exposed to air for a few minutes, its outer area hardens.

When is the National Cotton Candy Day in 2017?

National Cotton Candy will be celebrated on July 31, 2017, a Monday, and on December 7, 2017, a Thursday.

The National Cotton Day is celebrated twice a year.  It is always on July 31 and December 7 of each year.

The Origin of the National Cotton Candy Day:

Cotton candies are made with the use of a machine.  This machine was invented by William Morrison and John C. Warton in 1897 and was patented in 1904.  Being patented in the World’s Fair in St. Louis, it marked the official introduction of the fancy floss, the original name of the cotton candy, to the people.  Only in 1920 when fancy floss was replaced by cotton candy.  In India, Greece and Israel, cotton candy is called “old woman’s hair.”

The National Cotton Candy Day celebration:

This day is an unofficial holiday.  Its celebration is simply eating this sweet cottony confectionary alone or with a friend.  Cotton candies are usually sold in festive and populated places, such as, fairs, churches, carnivals, circus, festivals, and amusement parks.  Lately, they are also sold in groceries in various pastel shades.  Its packaging, ensuring non-exposure to air, varies on the producer’s creativity.

When is the National Cotton Candy in 2018?

National Cotton Candy will be celebrated on July 31, 2018, a Tuesday, and on December 7, 2018, a Friday.