Everywhere You Can Get Cheap Fried Chicken for National Fried Chicken Day

Celebrate fried chicken the National Fried Chicken Day way.

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National Fried Chicken Day is tucked away neatly on July 6 every year. That means it's hidden between the Fourth of July and the pile of dirty clothes from your last camping trip that you swear you'll finally wash this weekend. 

To make time for all that laundry and mowing you've got on the to-do list, you can hit a restaurant on National Fried Chicken Day. Restaurants across the US will be offering discounts on fried chicken, whether you're looking for wings, chicken and waffles, or a crispy chicken sandwich. You're going to find deals at places like Jollibee, Popeyes, and other staples of a fried chicken diet. 

Here are the best deals you're going to find on National Fried Chicken Day.

Free Food on National Fried Chicken Day

7-Eleven, Speedway, and Stripes
The deal
: Slurpee Day is being spread out across 11 days this year. Speedy Rewards and 7Rewards members will get a coupon for a free small Slurpee in their account on July 1 and you can redeem it anytime over the next 11 days. 
When: Through July 11

Carl's Jr. & Hardee's
The deal:
 Join the newly-launched rewards program to get your choice of a free Western Bacon Cheeseburger, Famous Star, or Hand-Breaded Chicken Sandwich
When: Ongoing

The deal:
Kids get a free entrée of the kid's menu with the purchase of an adult entrée.
When: Through August 21, 4-10 pm

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Chicken Deals on National Fried Chicken Day

The deal:
Get five pieces of chicken for $7. Take advantage of that deal through the app, and you'll also get 150 bonus Popeyes Rewards points. 
When: July 6

The deal:
Get a 10-piece Chickenjoy bucket for $10 with the code "NFCD10." Alternatively, grab a two-piece Chicken Sandwich combo for $10 with the code "NFCD2."
When: July 6-12

Cracker Barrel
The deal:
Get a free family-size order of Bacon Baked Beans with a curbside or delivery order of the Southern Fried Chicken Family Meal Basket. Use the code "FRIEDCHICKEN."
When: Through July 6

The deal:
Get free delivery when you order through the KFC app or website. 
When: July 4-24

The deal:
Get free delivery all month. 
When: Through July 31

Cheddar's Scratch Kitchen
The deal:
 The restaurant now offers Family Bundles to-go. Entrée options include House-Smoke Baby Back Ribs, Chicken Tenders, and Grilled Salmon. For $24.99, the Bundle also comes with two family-sized sides and a half-dozen Honey Butter Croissants. 
When: Ongoing

Del Taco
The deal:
 Sign up for Del Taco's Raving Fan eClub and get two free grilled chicken tacos or Del Tacos for signing up. If you download the Del App, you can also land another pair of free Del Tacos. 
When: Ongoing

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Other Food Deals on National Fried Chicken Day

Chuck E. Cheese
The deal:
Get a free small order of Dippin' Dots with any food purchase. Get ready to taste the future.
When: Through July 10

Noodles & Company
The deal:
Noodles Rewards members get a free side with the purchase of a classic entrée. 
When: Through July 6

Lenny & Larry's
The deal:
Take 25% off the protein cookie shop's website with the code "JULY25OFF."
When: Through July 10

Marble Slab Creamery
The deal:
Rewards members can redeem a randomized prize in the app at any point during National Ice Cream Month. You might get a free small ice cream, BOGO small ice cream, or other smaller discounts. 
When: Through July 31

Want more food deals?

Here's our huuuuuuuge running list of all the free food you can get right now, as well as the best pizza dealsreward programs, birthday freebiesgift card offersfood delivery offersalcohol delivery deals, and perks for getting your vaccination against COVID-19. If you want a little more than, say a free taco, we also have you covered with a long list of meals you can get at fast food chains under $5. You're welcome.

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Dustin Nelson is a Senior Staff Writer at Thrillist. Follow Dustin on Twitter.