7 Places to Get Free or Cheap Chicken Wings on Thursday

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National Chicken Wing Day is tomorrow — Thursday, July 29. And despite a national chicken wing shortage, several restaurants will be serving up free or cheap wings to celebrate.

Buffalo, New York, Mayor Stan Makowski declared the first National Chicken Wing Day on July 29, 1977, and people have been partaking of the bird on that date ever since.

Following are a few restaurants where you can get a deal on wings on Thursday.

Note: Before heading out for wings, consider calling ahead to confirm that locations in your area are participating in these offers.


Place an order on Thursday using the 7-Eleven app or the 7NOW delivery app for five wings, and you’ll get another five wings for free.

Or, visit a 7-Eleven store for a buy-one-get-one offer on boneless chicken wing skewers. The in-store deal is only available for 7Rewards loyalty members.

Locations: Visit 7-Eleven’s website to find a store near you.


Known for its Korean fried chicken, Bonchon is celebrating the holiday with free chicken wing dipping sauce. Place any order of fried chicken on Thursday and get the limited edition Cucumber Wasabi Ranch dipping sauce at no additional charge.

Locations: There are more than 112 locations in the U.S. Visit Bonchon’s website to search.


Get 10 free boneless chicken wings with the purchase of 10 wings of any style on Thursday.

Locations: Visit Hooters’ website to search for one near you.

Joella’s Hot Chicken

Sign up for Joella’s rewards program for access to a free Big Wing with the purchase of any adult meal. Grab this freebie now through Friday.

Locations: Joella’s has locations throughout Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Check its website for one near you.

Miller’s Ale House

Miller’s Ale House is celebrating with a “National Zing Day Giveaway” on Instagram, where fans can enter to win a $50 Miller’s gift card. The chain is giving away 50 gift cards – no purchase necessary. Simply follow @millersalehouse on Instagram, like their Zing Day giveaway post and tag a friend.

Locations: Miller’s Ale House has some 90 locations across the U.S. Visit its website to find a restaurant near you.

Wingstop’s Thighstop

Make a qualifying purchase from Wingstop’s virtual food brand, Thighstop, on Thursday, and they’ll throw in two free thighs (due to the wing shortage). They’re also celebrating National Chicken Wing Day by introducing a limited-time-only Thighstop flavor: Jamaican BBQ.

Locations: The free thighs are available only with Thighstop orders that are placed online through Thighstop.com or DoorDash. They are not available in restaurants.

Wings Over

Place a pickup, takeout or delivery order on Thursday to get $5 off any order of $25 or more. You must use promo code WINGDAY21 at checkout to save.

Locations: Wings Over has locations across 13 states. Go to the Wings Over website to search for locations.

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