If you plan to order a piping hot pizza for the friends and family on Halloween night, you won’t be alone in your decision. Not only is October National Pizza Month, but as one of America’s most beloved dishes, the pizza industry’s best selling days happen to align with some of America’s most celebrate holidays and events. These include Halloween, Super Bowl Sunday, the night before Thanksgiving, New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Pizza is so well-established in America that there are approximately 70,000 pizzerias across the United States, which compares to slightly over 14,000 McDonald’s in the U.S. Results from our consumer survey show that pizza’s overwhelming popularity can be attributed to its wide appeal and customization and its convenience as an available menu option. For more consumer facts and pizza preferences, look at our National Pizza Month consumer pizza infographic below.