Brats, sausages, wursts — whether at the beach, a barbecue or the ultimate hot dog eating contest, hot dogs are a summer menu tradition, and every July 18, Americans celebrate this classic treat on National Hot Dog Day. Keep reading to find out how you can score free — or almost free — fast food and gourmet hot dogs.
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National Hot Dog Day Deals
Nothing tastes better than a free hot dog on National Hot Dog Day. On July 18, 2018, get your hot dog discounts from these retailers:
- 7-Eleven: Mix and match three grill items — including hot dogs — for just $3 at participating locations.
- Burger King: Classic grilled dogs are 79 cents all through July 2018.
- Firelake Casino: Relish $1 hot dogs all day on July 18 starting at 11 a.m. If you stay to play at this Oklahoma casino, you can receive double points and get $10 bonus play when you earn 10 points.
- Hot Dog on a Stick: Spicy batter turkey or veggie dogs are only $1 every Tuesday in July with a purchase of lemonade.
- Kayem: On July 18 and 19, 2018, keep an eye out for pedicab drivers handing out free Kayem Franks. A lucky few hot dogs will be wrapped with vouchers for prizes, including grill kits, a year’s supply of Kayem Franks and Buns and Red Sox tickets.
- Kwik Trip: Corn dogs are just $1 through July 19, 2018.
- Love’s Travel Stop: For a limited time, get two hot dogs for $3.33 or one for the price of $1.99.
- Nathan’s Famous: Get free Nathan’s hot dog samples and coupons at a Nathan’s Famous Mobile Sampling Tour stop near you.
- Philly Pretzel Factory: Pick up your $1 pretzel dog only on Hot Dog Day 2018 and, if you’re feeling lucky, a sticker to win a $5 gift certificate. The first 100 customers receive $1 dogs every day in August, but if you’re busy, you can stop by any Wednesday in July to get one free hot dog when you buy two.
- Sonic: Corn dogs are 99 cents during happy hour from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. If you’re thirsty, pick up a half-priced drink or slush as well to make it an extra happy Sonic hot dog day.
- The Steamie Weenie: Grab a $1 hot dog only on National Hot Dog Day.
- Wienerschnitzel: Sign up for the Wiener Lovers’ Club and automatically receive a free chili dog coupon and a free coupon on your birthday.
Whether you like your hot dogs battered and deep-fried, smothered in chili, or simply with ketchup and mustard, there’s something for everyone this July 18.
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