10 Things You Can Get for Free in April

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Spring has finally sprung — and so have these fresh and fabulous freebies.

From free burritos and fishing to complimentary ice cream cones, we’ve rounded up some of the very best deals April has to offer.

We hope that these seasonal savings put a little spring in your step!

And for even more options, head on over to Money Talks News’ freebies page.

Free burrito at Qdoba — April 4

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Celebrate National Burrito Day on April 4 by claiming a free burrito when you buy an entree and drink at Qdoba. The restaurant urges you to “grab your bestie and celebrate.”

The deal is good when you order either at the restaurant or online. However, to cash in, you must join the Qdoba rewards program. Learn more about this freebie.

Free cone at Ben & Jerry’s — April 16

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Are you a fan of freebies and ice cream? Then, you’re in luck.

April 16 is Free Cone Day, and Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop is celebrating by offering a complimentary cone of cool and creamy ice cream between noon and 8 p.m. Read all about it.

BOGO Dairy Queen Blizzard — through April 14

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Dairy Queen is celebrating spring with new Blizzard flavors, as well as a few old favorites.

For a limited time, Dairy Queen is reintroducing some of its legendary Blizzard flavors, including:

  • Frosted Animal Cookie Blizzard Treat
  • Brownie Batter Blizzard Treat
  • Cotton Candy Blizzard Treat

Blizzard fans also can enjoy three new flavors:

  • Peanut Butter Cookie Dough Party Blizzard Treat
  • Picnic Peach Cobbler Blizzard Treat
  • Ultimate Cookie Blizzard Treat

To celebrate, you can enjoy “buy one, get one” Blizzards from April 1-14 when you order on the DQ app. Learn more about this spring freebie.

Free kids meal at Smashburger — ongoing

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If your family loves burgers, Smashburger has a deal for you: Stop by the restaurant chain on Wednesdays and you can get a free kids meal with the purchase of an adult meal consisting of an entree, side and drink.

Kids 12 and under qualify for the deal, which is good in-store only. Check out the delicious details.

Free Warby Parker solar eclipse glasses — through April 8

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Planning to check out the big solar eclipse on April 8? Before you do, be sure to read our article “Don’t Get Burned: Here’s How to Buy Legit Eclipse Glasses — or Get Them Free.”

Now that you understand the importance of staying safe during the big event, stop by eyewear retailer Warby Parker and pick up a pair of these free eclipse glasses. Find out more details.

Free fishing — April 6-7 (starts in Florida)

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Florida offers many great freshwater fishing spots and anglers can cast their lines without a license on Free Fishing Days, which take place in that state on April 6-7.

This offer is valid for residents and nonresidents alike. Keep an eye out in the coming months for Free Fishing Days in other states. Learn more.

Free national parks — April 20

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Love exploring national parks but don’t want to pay for admission? Not to worry!

In honor of National Park Week, which runs from April 20-28, entrance fees will be waived at more than 400 national parks on April 20 to kick off the celebration. Find a participating park near you.

Free things at Costco — ongoing

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Everyone knows you can get great deals at Costco. But are you aware of all the freebies that membership affords you?

Discover all the gratis goodies you can get at the warehouse giant in our story “8 Things Costco Members Can Get for Free.”

Free antivirus software — ongoing

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The right antivirus software program can keep your computer safe. That’s true even if the software is free.

PCMag recently tested 38 antivirus free products and determined which are the best. Discover what they found in “The 5 Best Free Antivirus Software Programs of 2024.”

Streaming services free trials — ongoing

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In recent years, millions of folks have ditched their cable TV packages and turned to streaming services. If you have been holding out, now might be the time to try one of these services and see if you can trim your entertainment costs.

We offer suggestions for sampling a service at no cost in “19 Streaming Services With Free Trials.”

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