Hamburger Day 2017: When Is Hamburger Day? 🗓

When is Hamburger Day 2017? This year Hamburger Day is celebrated on a Sunday, May 28, 2017. In 2018, Hamburger Day is on Monday, May 28, 2018.

Celebrate the humble, but delicious hamburger on May 28, Hamburger Day.

While the hamburger owes its name to the city of Hamburg in Germany, the hamburger, as it is known and loved today worldwide – a meat patty wedged inside two slices of bun, is distinctly an American invention.

Countdown to Hamburger Day date is below, plus holiday history, celebration info, facts and holiday details.

When is Hamburger Day 2017? This year Hamburger Day is on Sunday, May 28, 2017.


The unofficial holiday is also sometimes known as National Hamburger Day.

Below you will find all the details for Hamburger Day 2017 including, are banks open, is there mail delivery and related holiday information.

Is Hamburger Day a federal holiday?

No, Hamburger Day is not a federal holiday. There are ten annual US federal holidays on the calendar designated by the United States Congress. The following federal holidays are established by law:

  • New Year’s Day
  • Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. (Third Monday in January).
  • Washington’s Birthday (Third Monday in February)
  • Memorial Day (Last Monday in May)
  • Independence Day (July 4)
  • Labor Day (First Monday in September)
  • Columbus Day (Second Monday in October)
  • Veterans Day (November 11)
  • Thanksgiving Day (Fourth Thursday in November)
  • Christmas Day (December 25)

Is Hamburger Day a national holiday?

Hamburger Day is not a national holiday. Unlike many other countries, there are no ‘national holidays’ in the United States because Congress only has constitutional authority to create holidays for federal institutions. Most federal holidays are also observered as state holidays.

Is Hamburger Day a paid holiday?

No, Hamburger Day is not a paid holiday. The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) does not require payment for time not worked, such as vacations or holidays (federal or otherwise).

Does the mail run on Hamburger Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on Hamburger Day. All post offices and federal offices of any kind will be open for the holiday, which means businesses and homes will receive mail. This also counts USPS and Fedex packages. See holiday schedule on USPS and Fedex. The only time mail is not being delivered is on federal holidays, which are listed above.

Are banks open on Hamburger Day?

Hamburger Day is a Fun holiday, which means all federal offices, courts and most banks will be open. While most banks are open, some banks can operate on their own schedules, so it may be best to check with your local branches. U.S. stock and bond markets like the New York Stock Exchange and NASDAQ will be open. Grocery stores and malls are reportedly open.

If your bank is closed, it is still possible to conduct general banking transactions via ATM, online banking or your mobile phone. Apps and websites are running though not all normal functions may be accessed for the holiday.

Are stores open on Hamburger Day?

On Hamburger Day, most stores, restaurants, shopping centers, and malls are open. There are no holidays on which all businesses are closed by law. However, some stores may have shortened or extended holiday hours for the day. Stores may be operating on holiday schedule with limited or reduced hours of operation. Some businesses may be closed on in order to give their employees the day off. For restaurants, stores and other establishments specific to your area, you will have to check with the individual business.

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Hamburger Day 2017

Holiday: Hamburger Day
Date: May 28, 2017
Weekday: Sunday
Holiday Type: Fun
Hamburger Day 2018: Monday, May 28, 2018
Hamburger Day 2019: Tuesday, May 28, 2019
Hamburger Day 2020: Thursday, May 28, 2020

Fun Holiday Fact

Did you know …that during the Second World War, American soldiers tried to rename the hamburger as liberty burger.

How To Celebrate Hamburger Day

Eat hamburgers for all your meals on this day.

Gourmet up your burgers by adding toppings like caramelized onions and mushrooms and blue cheese.

Host a backyard barbecue and treat your guests to delicious homemade burgers.

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