Those looped ropes of golden dough have a long history, but National Pretzel Day on April 26 is best observed by finding great deals. Philadelphia is the center of American pretzel production (both hard and soft varieties). But nationwide, consumers munch approximately 1.5 pounds of pretzels annually. We’ll continue adding to this list, but save some of your dough and taste some salty goodness at these businesses:Auntie Anne’s: Buy a pretzel, get a classic pretzel free. Classic flavors include Original Cinnamon Sugar, Sweet Almond, Sour Cream & Onion and Roasted Garlic Parmesan. You must be a My Pretzel Perks member. The offer is in the rewards section of the app. Valid from April 26 to April 29.
Ben’s Soft Pretzels: Make a donation of $1 or more to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund to get a free pretzel. Limit one pretzel. You can also enter to win free pretzels for a year on their Facebook page.
Cumberland Farms: Cumberland Farms is offering customers a free Chill Zone beverage (fountain or frozen Hyperfreeze) with the purchase of any pretzel for $2.39. The brand’s pretzels come in flavors like the classic salted pretzel, Chipotle Cheddar and Sweet Cream Cheese Stuffed pretzel.
Einstein Bros Bagels : This isn’t a Pretzel Day Deal, but a deal for Take Your Child to Work Day (also on April 26). Anyone who visits Einstein Bros. Bagels or Coffee & Bagel location on April 26 will be able to get a free bagel and shmear for their child. You must make a minimum $2 donation to No Kid Hungry to receive the deal. But if you make a donation, you will receive three offers to redeem at a later date. The three deals are a free bagel and schmear with purchase, a buy one get one free egg sandwich deal, and $3 off a Baker’s Dozen box.
Julius Sturgis Pretzel Bakery: We had to include the oldest commercial pretzel bakery in the United States. Buy one at $1.25, get one free on fresh, daily made pretzels. Every visitor to the bakery will receive a free 1 oz. bag of hard Little Ones pretzels.
Philly Pretzel Factory :Participating locations are offering one free pretzel per customer on April 26. The first 100 customers in those locations will also receive one free pretzel every day in the month of May 2018.
Pretzelmaker: Follow Pretzelmaker on Facebook or Instagram, then show your cashier that you follow on your mobile device. The offer is only good on April 26, and is limited to one pretzel per qualifying customer.
Prop & Peller : Use the promo code 15propstoyou to receive 15 per cent off pretzels, pretzel buns or mustard. Offer good from April 26 until April 30.
Wetzel’s Pretzels: Every Wetzel’s customer gets a free Original pretzel on April 26. If you follow the company on Instagram and post a picture of your free pretzel using the hashtag #nationalwetzelday, you will receive another free pretzel which is redeemable via the Wetzel’s Pretzels app. The extra free pretzel offer is valid through May 31