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World Gin Day 2022: when is it and what happens

World Gin Day is a global celebration of gin, held on the second Saturday of June.

World Gin Day 2022 is on Saturday 11 June. York Gin is joining the celebrations by offering 10% off everything in the online shop and the shops in York all weekend.

Events around the world celebrate gin - in a G&T, in cocktails or neat. The first event was held in 2009.

World Gin Day events happen in over 30 countries - with the details of events available on the World Gin Day website

However you're celebrating this international gin day of celebration, we hope you have fun.

Make sure you check out the York Gin bargains -  we  make some of the world's best gins, using traditiaonl and sustainable methods in the ancient City of York.  

And make sure you post your pics on social media with #WorldGinDay and #WorldGinDay2022 


Drink amazing gins on World Gin Day

Make sure you're stocked up with some fabulous gins on World Gin Day.

Our online shop stocks all our gins (five have won gold medals at the world's top spirits competitions).

You'll get  free UK delivery on all orders over £30. 

Shop now


More about World Gin Day

Emma Stokes, a drinks blogger and expert known as the Gin Monkey, is the person behind the day.

The World Gin Day website is updated regularly and so is its Facebook page. Gin Monkey’s Instagram and Twitter accounts are well worth a follow.

World Gin Day was actually started in Birmingham by someone called Neil Houston whose objective was to get his friends together to drink gin.

Emma and Neil were friends - and they moved the event to the Graphic gin bar in London’s Soho in 2010, with Emma’s friends joining in.

In 2013 Emma took over the running of World Gin Day - and has guided it to its present popularity, reaching over 200 million people on social media.

Other gin days to watch out for

National Gin and Tonic Day (US) - 9 April

International Gin and Tonic Day - 19 October

International Scottish Gin Day - 24 October

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