Treat yourself to free cookies, fries and more on April 18
Tax Day is almost here, and though owing Uncle Sam money isn’t fun, there is a silver lining: free food. Yep, restaurants around the country are offering free fries, cookies, burgers and more on April 18. Check out the Tax Day freebies and deals we’ve found so far as well as ones from last year that we are crossing our fingers happen again. Check back because we’ll be updating this list as more offers are confirmed.
Tax Day Freebies and Deals
Get free curly fries on April 18 with no purchase required. Note: This deal is only available at certain locations, so check with your Arby’s beforehand.
On Tax Day, get a half-chicken individual meal with two sides, a regular fountain drink, cornbread and a cookie for $10.40.
On Tax Day only, Capriotti’s will upgrade your small sandwich to a medium for free.
Chili’s is serving its blueberry and pineapple margaritas all day on April 18 for $6.
Hot Dog on a Stick
On Tax Day, Tuesday, grab one free Original Turkey Dog to stomp away stress and “Stick a Smile” on your face! No purchase or proof of completed taxes necessary.
Buy a large one-topping pizza at regular price to get a medium one-topping pizza for 15 cents. For online orders, use the code TAXTIME. The deal is valid April 17 through 19 at participating locations. Offer not valid in Florida.
Enjoy free shaved ice on April 18.
McDonald’s is offering a variety of Tax Day specials that vary from franchise to franchise. Some are rocking buy-one-get-one Big Macs and Quarter Pounders with Cheese for 1 cent, 15 cents or 25 cents; free small French fries; or 59-cent hamburgers. Call your McDonald’s beforehand to see what specials are available.
Besides being Tax Day, it’s also National Parks Week, which means you can get into any of the U.S. National Parks for free the weekends of April 15–16 and April 22–23. Be sure to check with the National Park you want to visit because many of them have special events during these weeks.
From April 15 through April 22, get a free HydroMassage at any Planet Fitness location. Simply bring in a coupon available on PlanetFitness.com (starting April 15), and relax the day away.
On April 18, get a half-price cheeseburger. Deal varies by location.
World of Beer
On April 18, enjoy a free beer or $5 off your check. Cheers!
Places That Celebrated Last Year and (Hopefully) Will This Year
Chuck E. Cheese’s
On April 18, when you purchase a large Chuck E. Cheese’s Thin & Crispy pizza, you get a second large cheese pizza for free.
Einstein Bros. Bagels
From April 14 to April 18, eClub members get $1 off purchases by claiming an email offer.
Looking for even more ways to spend your refund? Check out our tax deals page for discounts on clothes, travel and more.