National S’mores Day

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National S’mores Day is a special day to celebrate the delicious summer camp snack combining graham crackers, chocolate and a campfire toasted marshmallow into a ooey gooey sandwich of goodness.

It’s held every year on Aug. 10.

Stock up on your supplies and get the campfire going to celebrate or check out some S’more Products and S’more Recipes we’ve featured here on the site. Let your friends know you’re participating in National S’mores Day on Facebook.

Events >>

Hershey’s Chocolate World in Hershey, Pa., will mark the occasion with S’mores Week Aug. 9-18. Visitors will have a chance to try S’mores Cup, S’mores Cupcakes, Chocolate S’mores Sandwich Cookies, S’mores Cookie Bars, Chocolate Dipped S’mores, S’mores Parfaits, S’mores Ice Cream Sundaes and the original S’mores treat!

Hot Cakes in Seattle will launch their brand new S’mores Kit (homemade graham crackers, a bar of sophisticated smoked chocolate and corn syrup-free homemade marshmallows) for $25 (regularly $35) and offer a special S’more ice cream sandwich for $5. Ten-percent of sales that day will go to The Girl Scouts and toward educating the community about the importance of organic, local, GMO-free foods. [Source: Eater]

The Shores Resort & Spa in Daytona Beach Shores is marking the occasion with a weeklong celebration Aug. 11-17. There will be a nightly “Shores S’morgasbord” ($5) around the resort’s oceanfront fire pits from 5-7 p.m., cooking demonstrations and more. The resort is also inviting guests to post their favorite s’mores recipes on their Facebook page for a chance to win a two-night stay for two. [Source: Orlando Sentinel]

Edge Restaurant in Denver will mark the occasion with a s’mores milk shake and s’mores candy bar.

Guests at TREVI Italian Restaurant in Las Vegas will enjoy Pastry Chef Hank Sbraccia’s irresistible s’mores gelato, priced at $4.50 per scoop. The sweet treat will be available exclusively on Saturday, Aug. 10, and is made from homemade vanilla gelato, chocolate chunks, creamy marshmallows and honey-flavored graham crackers.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, Conn., is giving away s’mores from 4-5 p.m. on Aug. 9.

Yale’s Graduate School of Arts & Sciences will celebrate with a summer campfire.

Oblivion Taproom in Orlando will have s’more specials on Aug. 10.

Lake Raystown Resort in Entriken, Pa., will celebrate with Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory (film), Marshmallow Games, a S’more Eating Contest, an Ultimate S’more Making Competition, Face Painting, Photo-Opps with S’moree and more.

Paynetown State Recreation Area in Bloomington, Ind., will have a variety of events to mark the occasion.

N9NE Steakhouse inside Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas will celebrate by offering diners and bar guests complimentary S’mores from 6 p.m. until close on Saturday, Aug. 10.

Pastry Chef Jeff Lehuede has created a Deconstructed S’mores dessert, which will be available over the weekend of Aug. 9-11 as a dessert special at the grill at The Resort at Pelican Hill in Newport Beach, Calif.

The Deptford Free Library in Deptford, N.J., will host a Teddy Bear Camp-Out for kids.

Flamestone American Grill in Oldsmar, Fla., will have half off all s’mores on Sunday, Aug. 11.

 

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