7 Freebies to Celebrate in July

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July has arrived, and as you celebrate our nation’s freedom, also take a moment to rejoice in all the freebies available this month!

From complimentary cheesecake to free museum access for active military members (thank you for your service!), we are spotlighting some incredible offers you don’t want to miss.

Free 4-inch sub combo meal at Quiznos — through July 29

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Quiznos, “home of the original toasted sub,” turned 38 this year — but in the spirit of “it’s better to give than receive,” the chain is giving away the gifts!

Simply become a Toasty Points loyalty member to receive a free 4-inch sub plus 38 points with any purchase. Then, use the points to bump up the exciting offer to a complimentary combo meal that includes chips and a beverage. Learn more and download the app at the Quiznos website.

Free cheesecake with DoorDash — July 3-7

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In honor of Independence Day, The Cheesecake Factory is teaming up with DoorDash to give away a free slice of its popular Oreo Dream Extreme Cheesecake — we’re talking rich fudge cake, Oreo Cookie mousse and milk chocolate icing — with every DoorDash order totaling $17.76 or more. (Get it?)

Simply place your order from Wednesday, July 3, through Sunday, July 7, and enter the promotion code “OREO” at checkout.

Free Chick-fil-A entree — July 9

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Chick-fil-A declares that July 9 is Cow Appreciation Day — “the one day of the year when it’s okay to dress udderly crazy in exchange for free food,” So, don your cow apparel or costume and head to your nearest Chick-fil-A between opening and 7 p.m. to receive a free entree.

Free A&W beverage — through summer

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Want to enjoy a complimentary 2-liter bottle of any flavor A&W beverage? The company asks for little in exchange.

Simply sign the Family Fun Pledge, in which you vow to “go technology-free for one hour every Friday night this summer” and connect with family. Talk about a refreshing offer! Sign the pledge at the A&W website.

Free Microsoft Office 365 for students/educators — ongoing

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Did you know that students and educators can enjoy Microsoft’s Office 365 Education for free? The offer includes access to Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote and Microsoft Teams, as well as additional classroom tools. So ditch your paid subscription and get started now.

Free museum access for military members — through Sept. 2

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Blue Star Museums — “a collaboration among the National Endowment for the Arts, Blue Star Families, the Department of Defense and museums across America” — is offering active-duty military personnel free admission to participating museums through Labor Day.

Members of the National Guard and Reserve are also eligible. See details at the National Endowment for the Arts website and find a Blue Star Museum near you.

Free ice cream, hot dogs, fries and more — throughout July

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July 21 is National Ice Cream Day, and many places are likely to celebrate by giving away cool, creamy, complimentary treats to customers.

At the time this article was written, Baskin-Robbins had announced two pre-packed quarts of any ice cream for just $7.99 — hardly free, but a deal nonetheless. We hope to see other ice cream parlors announce freebies soon, though.

As if free ice cream wasn’t enough, you can expect more freebies to be announced in coming days and weeks. They include:

  • Free Slurpees on 7-Eleven Day — July 11
  • Free fries on National French Fry Day — July 13
  • Free hot dogs on National Hot Dog Day — July 17

Stay tuned to Money Talks News for additional details as they become available.

Do you know of more great July freebies? Share them in comments below or on our Facebook page.

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