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. This year, the holiday falls on a Friday and is sure to ruffle up some good deals.
In fact, several restaurants have already announced their free or discounted wing specials. Following are a few places we’ve rounded up to help you celebrate.
Note: Before heading out for wings, consider calling ahead to confirm that locations in your area are participating in these offers.
7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes
Speedy Rewards and 7Rewards members can celebrate National Chicken Wing Day at 7-Eleven, Speedway and Stripes stores with 10 classic wings for $10.
Also, 7Rewards loyalty members are invited to Classic Wing Weekends, which gets you five wings for $5.99 Friday through Sunday.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Take a lunch break and enjoy six free boneless or traditional wings with any $10 dine-in order on Friday.
Locations: Go to the Buffalo Wild Wings website to search a location close to you.
Charleys Philly Steaks
Despite its name, Charleys offers about a dozen flavors of chicken wings, including teriyaki, bold BBQ and mango habanero. It’s also offering $2 off an order of wings of Friday when Charleys Rewards members use the app.
Additionally, if you order online and use promo code HAPPYWINGDAY, you’ll get $5 off a 30- or 50-piece wing order – boneless or classic.
Locations: Find your nearest Charleys location and order from there.
Joella’s Hot Chicken
Enjoy a complimentary chicken wing with the purchase of any adult meal. The offer is available now through Friday.
Locations: Joella’s has locations in Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky and Ohio. Check their website for a store near you.
Pluckers Wing Bar
To wrap up their 27th anniversary celebrations and honor National Chicken Wing Day, Pluckers Wing Bar has $1 wings and $2 Miller Lite pints on Friday.
Locations: The Pluckers Wing Bar website has a map of all their locations in Texas and Louisiana.
To honor the holiday – which they prefer to dub “Wingstop Wing Day” – the restaurant chain is giving away five free classic or boneless wings.
Order online or through the Wingstop app and use promo code FREEWINGS at checkout.
Locations: Visit Wingstop’s website to find a location near you.
Wings Over is giving you two free chicken tenders with any size chicken wing order. Head over to the Wings Over website or place an order though the app. Use promo code WINGDAY22 to redeem the freebies.
Locations: Go to the Wings Over website to search for locations.
Take a friend to Zaxby’s on National Chicken Wing Day, because they’re offering a buy-one-get-one-free meal deal. Download the Zaxby’s app to place two orders for a Zaxby’s Boneless Wings Meal, and one of the meals will be on the house.
Locations: Go to the Zaxby’s website to search locations in your area.