Milk Chocolate Day 2017: When Is Milk Chocolate Day? 🗓

When is Milk Chocolate Day 2017? This year Milk Chocolate Day is celebrated on a Friday, July 28, 2017. In 2018, Milk Chocolate Day is on Saturday, July 28, 2018.

July 28 is Milk Chocolate Day, everyone’s favorite type of chocolate.

Made of cocoa solids – cocoa paste and cocoa butter – mixed with dry or condensed milk and sugar, milk chocolate is one of the most common types of chocolates available around the world. The other types of chocolates include dark chocolate and white chocolate.

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

When is Milk Chocolate Day 2017? This year Milk Chocolate Day is on Friday, July 28, 2017.


Chocolate is an edible treat made from the extracts of the cocoa (cacao) bean found in the cocoa pod. Native to the Americas, each pod on a cacao tree has up to 30 to 50 seeds that are fermented, dried, and roasted to make cocoa solids. Chocolatiers then mix the cocoa paste, also known as chocolate liquor, and the cocoa butter with milk and sugar to make milk chocolate.

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

Is Milk Chocolate Day a federal holiday?

No, Milk Chocolate 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 Milk Chocolate Day a national holiday?

Milk Chocolate 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 Milk Chocolate Day a paid holiday?

No, Milk Chocolate 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 Milk Chocolate Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on Milk Chocolate 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 Milk Chocolate Day?

Milk Chocolate 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 Milk Chocolate Day?

On Milk Chocolate 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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Milk Chocolate Day 2017

Holiday: Milk Chocolate Day
Date: July 28, 2017
Weekday: Friday
Holiday Type: Fun
Milk Chocolate Day 2018: Saturday, July 28, 2018
Milk Chocolate Day 2019: Sunday, July 28, 2019
Milk Chocolate Day 2020: Tuesday, July 28, 2020

Fun Holiday Fact

Did you know …that even though chocolate was an integral part of Aztec culture, the Aztecs couldn’t themselves grow cacao?

How To Celebrate Milk Chocolate Day

Treat yourself to a bar (or two) of milk chocolate.

What about baking a batch of milk chocolate cookies or a vanilla cake with milk chocolate ganache icing at home? Share with family and friends.

Add milk chocolate to all your meals. Have milk chocolate chip pancakes with milk chocolate syrup for breakfast. Have a milk chocolate shake for a snack and milk chocolate bars for dessert after lunch and dinner.

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