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13 Really Important November Dates For Taco Fans

National Taco Day has come and gone (RIP), but have no fear! There are plenty of days to taco coming up!

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1. Day of the Dead (Nov. 1–2)

Halloween is cool and all, but it only lasts one stinking day! Día de los Muertos, on the other hand, lasts two days, and it is perfectly acceptable to treat yourself to tacos on each of them.

Halloween is cool and all, but it only lasts one stinking day! Día de los Muertos, on the other hand, lasts two days, and it is perfectly acceptable to treat yourself to tacos on each of them.

2. National Nachos Day (Nov. 6)

We realize this is an entirely different food, but look at how lonely these poor nachos are without a few tacos to be buddies with on their special day.

We realize this is an entirely different food, but look at how lonely these poor nachos are without a few tacos to be buddies with on their special day.

3. Cook Something Bold Day (Nov. 8)

This one seems pretty self-explanatory, but fine, let us lay it out for you: tacos = bold. Therefore, you should cook them on Nov. 8.

This one seems pretty self-explanatory, but fine, let us lay it out for you: tacos = bold. Therefore, you should cook them on Nov. 8.

4. World Kindness Day (Nov. 13)

Hmm, it seems to us that the greatest act of kindness of all would be to share your tacos with another mortal soul. Just a thought.

Hmm, it seems to us that the greatest act of kindness of all would be to share your tacos with another mortal soul. Just a thought.

5. Black Friday (Nov. 24)

Black Friday is often associated with retail shopping, but if you're looking for a highly portable snack while you zip around from store to store, the obvious choice is tacos.

Black Friday is often associated with retail shopping, but if you're looking for a highly portable snack while you zip around from store to store, the obvious choice is tacos.

6. Game Day (Whenever There's a Game)

Tacos are also the perfect finger food for game day, mainly because your fingers are more free to be directed at the ref when he makes a bad call.

Tacos are also the perfect finger food for game day, mainly because your fingers are more free to be directed at the ref when he makes a bad call.

7. Taco-Binge (When Your Favorite Show Starts Streaming)

If you're gonna be on your couch for the next 10 hours, you might as well have a bingeable food to go along with your TV binge.

If you're gonna be on your couch for the next 10 hours, you might as well have a bingeable food to go along with your TV binge.

8. Oktoberfest (October?)

Yes, we hear you. OF COURSE we know that Oktoberfest is a German thing and technically is only from Sept. 22–Oct. 7. But also, Mexico's norteño music is heavily influenced by German polka, so there's kind of a connection here, right? Why not pair a good hefeweizen with zwei oder drei tacos for the rest of fall?

Yes, we hear you. OF COURSE we know that Oktoberfest is a German thing and technically is only from Sept. 22–Oct. 7. But also, Mexico's norteño music is heavily influenced by German polka, so there's kind of a connection here, right? Why not pair a good hefeweizen with zwei oder drei tacos for the rest of fall?

9. Daylight Saving (Nov. 5)

OK, we know this might seem like a stretch, but wasn't it Ben Franklin (who invented daylight saving time, by the way) who once said, "Lost taco time is never found again"?

OK, we know this might seem like a stretch, but wasn't it Ben Franklin (who invented daylight saving time, by the way) who once said, "Lost taco time is never found again"?

10. Thanksgiving Eve (Nov. 22)

Obviously, Thanksgiving is reserved for that famous bird. But the day before T-givez, you're not gonna wanna throw together anything big for dinner, so why not just throw some tacos together real quick?!

Obviously, Thanksgiving is reserved for that famous bird. But the day before T-givez, you're not gonna wanna throw together anything big for dinner, so why not just throw some tacos together real quick?!

11. Taco Tuesday (Every Tuesday)

Hey, ya can't argue with the alliteration! Tacos are so good that you gotta have them at least once a week.

Hey, ya can't argue with the alliteration! Tacos are so good that you gotta have them at least once a week.

12. Taco Wednesday (Every Wednesday)

We know. Hear us out on this one. If you think about it, if your week is a taco, Wednesday is where your filling would be (i.e., the good stuff), so why not celebrate that with, naturally, tacos?

We know. Hear us out on this one. If you think about it, if your week is a taco, Wednesday is where your filling would be (i.e., the good stuff), so why not celebrate that with, naturally, tacos?

13. Taco Solstice (Fall in General)

In ancient Pagan traditions, it was customary to celebrate the bountiful harvest of tacos with jovial debauchery. It was customary that tacos be offered up to the Taco gods as delicious sacrifice. Scholars have long debated when this hallowed tradition (that we definitely didn't just make up for this post) takes place, so you're pretty much good to celebrate it from the time you're reading this until...well, whenever.

In ancient Pagan traditions, it was customary to celebrate the bountiful harvest of tacos with jovial debauchery. It was customary that tacos be offered up to the Taco gods as delicious sacrifice. Scholars have long debated when this hallowed tradition (that we definitely didn't just make up for this post) takes place, so you're pretty much good to celebrate it from the time you're reading this until...well, whenever.

All images courtesy of Getty Images.

Admittedly, some of these were kind of a reach, but honestly, we think that fall doesn’t have to be all about pumpkins! Anything goes in Old El Paso, so make autumn a time for tacos, not gourds.