Tortilla Chip Day 2017: When Is Tortilla Chip Day? 🗓

When is Tortilla Chip Day 2017? This year Tortilla Chip Day is celebrated on a Friday, February 24, 2017. In 2018, Tortilla Chip Day is on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

Honor the tortilla chip – the carrier of delicious dips – on February 24, Tortilla Chip Day.

Tortilla chips were first popularized as a way to reuse misshapen tortillas by Rebecca Webb Carranza whose family owned the Los Angeles-based El Zarape Tortilla Factory in the 1940s.

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

When is Tortilla Chip Day 2017? This year Tortilla Chip Day is on Friday, February 24, 2017.


Today tortilla chips accompanied by some form of a dip is now a staple party dish.

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

Is Tortilla Chip Day a federal holiday?

No, Tortilla Chip 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 Tortilla Chip Day a national holiday?

Tortilla Chip 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 Tortilla Chip Day a paid holiday?

No, Tortilla Chip 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 Tortilla Chip Day?

Yes, there will be mail delivery on Tortilla Chip 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 Tortilla Chip Day?

Tortilla Chip 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 Tortilla Chip Day?

On Tortilla Chip 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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Tortilla Chip Day 2017

Holiday: Tortilla Chip Day
Date: February 24, 2017
Weekday: Friday
Holiday Type: Fun
Tortilla Chip Day 2018: Saturday, February 24, 2018
Tortilla Chip Day 2019: Sunday, February 24, 2019
Tortilla Chip Day 2020: Monday, February 24, 2020

Fun Holiday Fact

Did you know …that tortilla chips and salsa are the state snack of Texas?

How To Celebrate Tortilla Chip Day

Have tortilla chips for all your meals today – have tortilla chip cereal for breakfast, crush them into your salad at lunch, and have nachos for dinner.

Try making your own tortilla chips at home.

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