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National Hot Dog Day 2022: Where to get free and cheap hot dogs

Published Jul 20th, 2022 12:07PM EDT
Hot dogs are on ready to be eaten during the American Meat Institute's annual Hot Dog Lunch in the Rayburn courtyard on July 19, 2017 in Washington, DC.
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Few food items represent summer better than a hot dog. From grilling out with friends and family to watching the Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest every 4th of July, hot dogs are synonymous with summer. As such, you probably might not be surprised to learn that there is a National Hot Dog Day, and that it happens to be today, July 20th.

We’ll do our best to guide you through all of the best deals on hot dogs today.

National Hot Dog Day deals and freebies

Below, you’ll find all of the restaurants currently offering deals for National Hot Dog Day. Click on the name of any restaurant to visit its website.

Dog Haus

Download the Dog Haus app and join the Haus Hookup rewards program to get a free hot dog on July 20th. Show the mobile coupon to an employee.

Hot Dog on a Stick

Download the Hot Dog on a Stick rewards program and buy an Original Turkey on a Stick or a Veggie on a Stick to get a second one for free.

Love’s Travel Stops

Use the Love’s Connect mobile app to grab a free hot dog or roller grill item.

Philly Pretzel Factory

Get a Pretzel Dog from Philly Pretzel Factory (or Walmart) for $1 on Wednesday.

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J myRewards Plus members get a buy-one-get-one-free deal on hot dogs.


Make any purchase on the Sheetz app and get two hot dogs for free from July 20-22.

The Original Hot Dog Factory

On Friday, July 22nd from 12-4 p.m. local time, you can grab a free All American hot dog from any Original Hot Dog Factory location in the US.

Whole Foods

Get 20% off all hot dogs at Whole Foods for National Hot Dog Day, and an extra 10% off if you’re an Amazon Prime member, from July 20-26.

Jacob Siegal
Jacob Siegal Associate Editor

Jacob Siegal is Associate Editor at BGR, having joined the news team in 2013. He has over a decade of professional writing and editing experience, and helps to lead our technology and entertainment product launch and movie release coverage.