10 Highest Calorie American Holidays

Which holiday is most detrimental to your health?

New Year’s Eve — Total: 726 Calories

New Year’s Eve — Total: 726 Calories

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Assuming you eat nothing all day(which we do not recommend, at all), and are just having one glass of each of these common holiday drinks, New Year’s Eve is your least calorically offensive holiday.

White Wine: 121 calories per glass

Red (Burgundy) Wine: 127 calories per glass

Champagne: 78 calories per glass

Beer (Regular): Average 150 calories per bottle

Beer (Light): Average 95 calories per bottle

Generic Old Fashioned Cocktail: 155 calories per glass

St. Patrick’s Day — Total: 821 Calories

St. Patrick’s Day — Total: 821 Calories

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Who doesn’t love this festive spring holiday? Of course, these calories are tabulated assuming that you have a restricted amount of alcohol, which admittedly, may not be entirely realistic.

Corned beef, hash, potato: 387 calories per 1 cup serving

Irish Soda Bread: 82 calories per 1 ounce

Guinness Draught: 35.2 calories per 100 milliliters

Jameson Irish Whiskey: 72 calories per 35 milliliters

Beer (Regular): Average 150 calories per bottle

Beer (Light): Average 95 calories per bottle

Valentine’s Day — Total: 840 Calories

Valentine’s Day — Total: 840 Calories

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Whether you are in love with love or simply living single, it is a fact that this holiday calls for a lot of decadent foods. Should you stick to only a few Valentine chocolates and a few glasses of wine, this holiday isn’t too horrible. You have other things to do besides eat on this special day anyway, right?

T-bone steak, broiled: 210 calories per 3 ounces

Lobster tail: 114 calories per 1 small tail

Raw oysters on the half shell: 40 calories per 4 shells

White Wine: 121 calories per glass

Reds (Burgundy) Wine: 127 calories per glass

Champagne: 78 calories per glass

Chocolate Candy Sample (Estimated): 150 calories per 2 pieces

Halloween — Total: 1,809 Calories

On this holiday, you are mostly just guilty of gorging on candy. We tabulated the top 10 of America’s favorite Halloween candy, plus a few other sweets to get this rather shocking calorie count. Make sure you eat before you trick-or-treat to prevent over-eating a ton of candy.

Candy Corn: 140 calories per 19 pieces

Caramel Apples: 160 calories per 1 apple

Pumpkin Pie: 323 calories per 1 slice (1/8 divided pie)

Snickers Fun Size: 160 calories per two bars
Tootsie Pops: 60 calories per pop
Reese's Peanut Butter Cups: 106 calories per single serving

Skittles: 230 calories per package
Starburst Minis: 130 calories per 9 pieces
KitKat Snack Size: 210 Calories per package
SweeTARTS: 50 calories per 8 pieces
M&M's: 240 calories per package

Christmas — Total: 1,814 Calories

Christmas — Total: 1,814 Calories

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To be honest, this is the most restrictive list of food we could conjure, but at its core, Christmas is a pretty dangerous holiday because we allow ourselves to eat like this all season.

Ham, shank, with bone, roasted: 155 calories per 3 ounces

Baked Potato: 194 calories per one baked potato

Green Bean Casserole: 230 calories per 1 cup

Biscuit: 150 calories per biscuit

Corn: 132 calories per ear

Spinach: 41 calories per 1 cup

Butter: 36 calories per 1 pat butter

3 Chocolate Chip Cookies: 78 calories per cookie (238 calories)

Candy Cane: 60 calories per piece

Milk: 130 calories per 8-fluid-ounce glass

Eggnog: 230 calories per 1 cup

Hot Cocoa: 218 calories per 1 cup

Super Bowl — Total: 1,212 Calories

Super Bowl — Total: 1,212 Calories

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Ok, technically, this is a holiday for us. And boy, is it hazardous to our health!

Queso: 40 calories per two tablespoons

Pigs in a Blanket: 66 calories a serving

Fries: 82 calories per 10 fries

Pizza, cheese: 168 calories per 1 slice

Potato Chips: 160 calories per 15 chips 

Buffalo Wings: 180 calories per 3 wings

Nachos: 180 calories per serving

Guacamole: 91 calories per 1/4 cup

Beer (Regular): Average 150 calories per bottle

Beer (Light): Average 95 calories per bottle

4th of July — Total: 1,352 Calories

4th of July — Total: 1,352 Calories

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Nothing says American pride quite like indulging in an innumerable amount of hot dogs.

Hot dog: 155 calories per hot dog

Cheeseburger: 317 calories per burger

Apple pie: 277 calories per slice
Pasta or macaroni salad: 358 calories per 1 cup

Beer (Regular): Average 150 calories per bottle

Beer (Light): Average 95 calories per bottle

Cinco de Mayo — 1,385 Calories

Cinco de Mayo — 1,385 Calories

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This funky fiesta-loving holiday could pack on the pounds quickly!

Frozen Margarita: 218 calories per 1 drink

Taco (hard shell, beef, cheese, lettuce): 150 calories per taco

Guacamole: 91 calories per 1/4 cup

Tortilla chips (baked): 75 calories per 10 chips

Beef enchiladas: 323 calories per enchilada

Chicken quesadilla: 528 calories per quesadilla 

Easter — Total 2,989 Calories

Easter — Total 2,989 Calories

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When you combine a hefty Easter basket and a hefty Easter plate, you’re going to get a hefty calorie count.

Lamb, 1/4” fat, cooked: 250 calories per 3 ounces

Glazed carrots: 201 calories per 1 cup

Green Bean Casserole: 230 calories per 1 cup

Biscuit: 150 calories per biscuit

Corn: 132 calories per ear

Spinach: 41 calories per 1 cup

Butter: 36 calories per 1 pat butter

Wine (Whites): 121 calories per glass 

1 Hard-Boiled Egg: 78 calories per one hard-boiled egg

Reese’s Peanut Butter Egg: 90 calories per one egg

Jelly Belly Jellybeans: 100 calories per 25 jellybeans

Russell Stover Marshmallow Egg: 110 calories for per 1 marshmallow egg

Peeps: 140 calories per package (5 Peeps)

Wonka Golden Eggs: 140 calories per one egg

Cadbury Creme Eggs: 150 calories per piece

Snickers Egg: 160 calories per piece

Whoppers Mini Robin Eggs: 170 calories per 24 pieces

Cadbury Mini Eggs: 190 calories per 12 pieces

M&M’s Milk Chocolate: 240 calories per 1.69 ounce bag

Russell Stover Solid Milk Chocolate Bunny: 460 calories per bunny (estimated)

Thanksgiving — 3,242 Calories

Thanksgiving — 3,242 Calories

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One plate on Thanksgiving could be enough to fuel you for two days. That’s just one plate. One. Plate.

Mashed Potatoes (with Whole Milk and Butter): 237 calories per 1 cup

Green Bean Casserole: 230 calories per 1 cup

Candied Yams: 206 calories per 1 cup

Cranberry Sauce Canned: 420 calories per 1 cup

Stuffing: 350 calories per 1 cup

Biscuit: 150 calories per biscuit with 36 calories per 1 pat of butter

Turkey (3.5 ounces turkey) Dark meat with skin: 232 calories

Turkey Gravy: 100 calories per 1 cup

Brussels sprouts: 38 calories per 1 cup

Corn: 132 calories per ear; with butter: 36 Calories per 1 pat of butter

Spinach: 41 calories per 1 cup

Beer (Regular): Average 150 calories per bottle

Generic Old Fashioned Cocktail: 155 calories per glass

Reds (Burgundy): 127 calories per glass

Pecan Pie: 503 calories per 1 slice (1/8 divided pie)

Vanilla Ice Cream Scoop: 125 calories per 1/2 cup

Whipped Cream: 15 calories per 2 tablespoons