Salami Day 2017: When Is Salami Day? 🗓

When is Salami Day 2017? This year Salami Day is celebrated on a Thursday, September 7, 2017. In 2018, Salami Day is on Friday, September 7, 2018.

September 7 is Salami Day, a annual holiday that honors the delicious and spicy cured Italian sausage that is a perfect wine and cheese accompaniment.

Typically made out of fermented and air dried meat, the salami is plural of the Italian word salame and originates from the Italian word for salt. Salami is traditionally made from beef or pork which is mixed with spices like pepper, garlic and wine, though many regional variations exist.

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

When is Salami Day 2017? This year Salami Day is on Thursday, September 7, 2017.


The more popular kinds of salami include pepperoni, chorizo and soppressata.

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

Is Salami Day a federal holiday?

No, Salami 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 Salami Day a national holiday?

Salami 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 Salami Day a paid holiday?

No, Salami 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 Salami Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on Salami 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 Salami Day?

Salami 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 Salami Day?

On Salami 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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Salami Day 2017

Holiday: Salami Day
Date: September 7, 2017
Weekday: Thursday
Holiday Type: Fun
Salami Day 2018: Friday, September 7, 2018
Salami Day 2019: Saturday, September 7, 2019
Salami Day 2020: Monday, September 7, 2020

Fun Holiday Fact

Did you know …that the salami is cased in animal intestines, usually the same animal from which the meat comes from.

How To Celebrate Salami Day

Eat salami as it is, or pair with some crackers, cheese and wine.

Learn how to make your own salami.

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