Free Fries Alert! Get Your Fry Fix on National French Fry Day!

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Hey girl, hey bestie!  Calling all fry fanatics! National French Fry Day is coming in hot (pun intended) on July 12th, and it’s the perfect excuse to celebrate our all-time favorite fast-food side. Forget the salad this time, because National French Fry Day is all about indulging in those crispy, golden potato perfection.

National French Fry Day: The Lowdown

This isn’t some random internet thing, boo. National French Fry Day is a legit holiday dedicated to everyone’s favorite salty sidekick. While the exact origins are a bit murky (like ketchup on white shoes), we can all agree that fries deserve their own day of glory. Especially since there are so many amazing fry variations out there – crinkle-cut, shoestring, waffle fries… the list goes on!

Free Fries Alert!

But wait, there’s more! The best part about National French Fry Day is that you can score some FREE fries at your favorite fast-food joints. Let’s break it down:

  • McDonald’s: Wanna get your hands on those legendary golden fries everyone raves about? Download the McDonald’s app and score a free portion of any size fries with NO purchase necessary – just for National French Fry Day! Bonus: They also offer a free fry deal every single Friday through their app, so you can basically be a fry queen all month long.
  • Wendy’s: Wendy’s knows how to do fries right, and they’re offering a free portion of any size with any purchase when you order through their app. Just download it, become a Rewards member, and activate the offer before you check out. Easy peasy, lemon squeezy! Pro-tip: Keep an eye out for Wendy’s coupon codes too, as they sometimes offer additional deals on fries throughout the year.

National French Fry Day

  • Whataburger: For all my Texas besties out there, Whataburger is giving away free medium fries through their app on National French Fry Day. Pair them with their famous fancy ketchup or spicy ketchup for an extra flavor explosion. Because everything’s bigger (and tastier) in Texas, right?
  • Checkers & Rally’s: Feeling extra lucky? Checkers & Rally’s is hosting a giveaway for a FULL YEAR of free Fully Loaded Fries! That’s right, a year’s worth of cheesy, bacon-y goodness. Head over to their Fry Giveaway website to enter for a chance to win.
  • Elevation Burger: Looking for a healthier fry option? Elevation Burger has got you covered. From July 8th to 14th, you can snag a free order of their heart-healthy Olive Oil Fries with any purchase when you order online or in-store using the code FRY-YAY. Because fries can be healthy-ish, right?

Fry Fun Facts!

Did you know National French Fry Day actually changed dates in 2022? Checkers & Rally’s petitioned to move it to the second Friday of July, because, well, “Fry-day” just makes way more sense. #MarketingGenius

As for the whole “French” part of French Fries? It’s believed that American soldiers in Belgium during World War I first called them that because French was the official language of the Belgian Army. Who knew, history is delicious!

So there you have it, besties! National French Fry Day is the perfect excuse to treat yourself (and your taste buds) to some free fries. Now go forth and fry hard!

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