Celebrating Pi Day: How to Make it Fun and Memorable

Here at Starr Celebrations, we love all things celebratory and we are always in search of more things to celebrate! With Valentine’s Day having already passed and St. Patrick’s Day not quite here, we are ready to celebrate a lesser known favorite day of ours – Pi Day!

First, what is Pi Day?
Pi Day is March 14th. In 1988, physicist Larry Shaw determined that Pi deserved its own holiday and started Pi Day, an annual celebration named after the first three numbers of Pi or π: 3.14. The date also happens to be Albert Einstein’s birthday.

If you are looking for fun and memorable ways to celebrate Pi Day, we’ve got you covered!

Play pie games
Pie-throwing competitions, pie-in-the-face contests, and pie-eating contests are just a few of the games you can play with pies. All of these are a bit messy, but the bigger the mess, the bigger the fun!

Bake mini pies and give away them to friends and family
While baking full-sized pies for all the special people in your life could be quite an undertaking, mini pies are adorable and easy to make in large batches. Using mini pie tins, whip up as many mini pies as you like and distribute them to your loved ones with a cute note wishing them a Happy Pi Day.

Hold a Pi Recitation Contest
For all of the math-lovers out there, holding a Pi recitation contest is a perfect way to celebrate March 14th. With more than 31 trillion digits of Pi calculated thus far, this contest is sure to keep everyone busy!

Wear Pi/Pie-Themed Apparel
From clever mathematical shirts to pie earrings, there are tons of ways to wear your Pi Day spirit.

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