“Hot dogs and Red Vines and potato chips and French fries are my favorite foods.” -Betty White
I think every BBQ I went to as a child had hot dogs and hamburgers. I would say I’m a classic hot dog kind of person. I like my hod dog simple, with ketchup and a bun. America loves its cooked sausages.
National Hot Dog Day was created by the National Hot Dog Day and Sausage Council in 1991 to coincide with the Capitol Hill Hot Dog Lunch this year, which will not take place on Wednesday, July 3rd, 2021 this year. Sources say that the day confusion is likely due to the fact that the annual Hot Dog Lunch fell on July 23 a couple of times over the years. But hey, why not cash in on the month of celebration? Check out the freebies and deals below the statistics.
7-Eleven: Get Big Bite hot dogs for just $1 on July 21. Customers can access the promotion through the 7Rewards app all day to receive the reduced price.
Crave Hot Dogs and BBQ: On July 17, the first 50 customers will receive a free hot dog.
Dog Haus: In honor of National Hot Dog Day, you can score a free Haus Dog in-store with app scan, or when you order pickup or delivery through the Dog Haus App from July 21 through 31! This offer is only available to those who have the app downloaded by 11:59 p.m. PT on July 21. All registered app users will automatically see the FREE HAUS DOG reward in the Dog Haus App starting on Wednesday, July 21. Don’t have the app? Download and register now at app.doghaus.com.
Field Roast and Lightlife: Through August 1, guests can get Field Roast’s Signature Stadium Dog free when purchasing any two Field Roast items at Sprouts retailers nationwide, or receive $2.99 off two packs of Stadium Dogs via Ibotta at participating retailers.
Love’s Travel: Last year, you could get a free hot dog and 50% off a beverage on July 21 at participating locations. Access the barcode for your free hot dog or roller grill item and drink discount on the Love’s Connect app. Registered Love’s Connect users will receive a notification with the barcode. Learn more.
Philly Pretzel Factory: Get $1 pretzel dogs on July 21. Note: Locations in airports, train stations, and entertainment venues aren’t participating, as most are closed due to COVID-19.
McAlister’s Deli: McAlister’s Deli is celebrating the right way as they introduce a pretzel dog in partnership with Auntie Anne’s for a limited time. The Kids Auntie Anne’s Mini Pretzel Dogs pricing starts at $2.99 for the 3 counts and $3.99 for the 5 counts and came with your choice of a side and a Mini Chocolate Chip Cookie.
Nathan’s Famous: Get 5-cent hot dogs with a limit of two hot dogs per order. Five cents was the original price of the hot dog when the restaurant chain first opened up.
Schlotzsky’s: Starting July 23, Schlotzsky’s will be offering free delivery through the entirety of the Big Summer Games! Enjoy free delivery from July 23 through August 9 when you order delivery on schlotzskys.com or through the Schlotzsky App. Delivery fee waived with a cart minimum over $15. Free delivery is not valid on orders placed on UberEats, DoorDash, Postmates, etc.
Sonic Drive-In: Get $1 hot dogs all day.
TravelCenters of America: From Tuesday, July 20 through Saturday, July 24, you can get a Ball Park all-meat hot dog for $1 at participating TA, Petro, and TA Express locations. On Wednesday, July 21, hot dogs will be available at the discounted price of 2 for $1.00. In addition, members of TA’s UltraONE loyalty program can receive one free medium fountain drink or coffee. Members simply need to print the coupon at the UltraONE kiosk and redeem it for their drink.
Wienerschnitzel: Last year on July 21, you could get five chili dogs for $5. You could also choose between a standard or pretzel bun. They may bring this deal back!