Start of Meatball Appreciation Week is a Pastafarian Holy Day which occurred on .
Just the word meatball is enough to bring to mind great family meals for most people. These little balls of various meats can be found throughout the world in almost every culture. Most people may associate them with Italian cuisine, though spaghetti and meatballs is actually an American dish. No matter your background, you can jump in and enjoy National Meatball Day! 
Pastafarian holidays are observed by adherents of Pastafarianism, the world’s fastest-growing carbohydrate-based religion.