All The National Days That Will Snag You Free Food In July

Celebrate summer with free ice cream & hot dogs!

Summer foods have their own special, almost nostalgic quality. Nothing beats a hot dog straight from the grill, or a big scoop of ice cream on a long summer night. So it only makes sense that both National Ice Cream Day and National Hot Dog Day are both in July.

If your mouth is watering at the thought of all the free food you can get this month, scroll to find out where you need to go to snag your freebies!

National Ice Cream Day, July 16🍦

Blue Bell Ice Cream

July is National Ice Cream Month, too, and Blue Bell Ice Cream is celebrating in a big way. Be sure to grab a gallon of their brand-new flavor Monster Cookie in time for July 16.

The ice cream base is a mix of vanilla ice cream and brown sugar, loaded with peanut butter monster cookie dough chunks, candy-coated chocolate pieces, and globs of dark chocolate.

Dairy Queen

Save $1 on any Dipped Cone from DQ. Just ensure you have to DQ app downloaded on your phone so you can grab the deal on the cones.

Dippin’ Dots

In honor of the national day devoted to ice cream, Dippin’ Dots is giving away totally free ice cream, no purchase necessary. You can get one free mini cup of any flavor on July 16.

If you don’t feel like going out on National Ice Cream Day, use code NICD23 when you order online to receive a 20% discount.

Museum of Ice Cream

If you want to celebrate National Ice Cream Day in a major way, then head over to one of the Museum of Ice Cream locations for a day full of festivities:

  • New York (July 15-16)
    • 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • The famous Sprinkle Pool will be transported to Hudson Yards Public Square and Gardens
    • Free ice cream from Friendly’s available (Original Fudge, Chocolate Fudge, and Cookies ‘n Cream)
  • Chicago (July 16)
    • 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
    • Pop-up Sprinkle Pool will be set up at Pioneer Court
    • Free ice cream from Ida’s Artisan Ice Cream and Dove Ice Cream
  • Austin (July 15-16)
    • 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
    • The Museum of Ice Cream’s new ice cream truck will be set up at South Congress Avenue
    • Free ice cream available

National Hot Dog Day, July 19 🌭

Dog Haus

Grab a free hot dog from Dog Haus on July 19. The offer is only valid for dine-in. Download the Dog Haus app to get the coupon sent to your phone.

Hamburger Stand

Hot dogs and hamburgers always go together, so Hamburger Stand is getting in on the National Hot Dog Day deals. On July 19, you can get 4 chili dogs for just $4.

Love’s Travel Stops

Snag a 100% free hot dog or roller grill item from Loves. Just be sure to download the Love’s app in order to take advantage of the offer.

Nathan’s Famous

The famous hot dog company is selling hot dogs for just 5 cents when you buy one regular-priced hot dog for National Hot Dog Day. There’s a limit of 2 hot dogs per customer.

The Original Hot Dog Factory

From noon to 4 p.m. on July 20, grab a free All-American hot dog from The Original Hot Dog Factory. No purchase necessary!

Philly Pretzel Factory

Grab the super popular pretzel dog from Philly Pretzel Factory for just $1.

Pilot Flying J

BOGO hot dogs and/or grill items in honor of National Hot Dog Day. Download the Pilot Flying J app to snag the deal.


Do 4 chili dogs for $4 sound good? Yeah, we thought so. Head over to Wienerschnitzel to grab your four hot dogs for National Hot Dog Day.

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