Believe it or not, there are food holidays! This week we are fortunate to have two that are worth noting because there are some local steals & deal to enjoy right here on Long Island! There’s National Pancake Day on March 4th at IHOP restaurants and National Meatball Day on March 8th and 9th at IKEA. Check out the savings opportunities around these national food holidays and more below!
National Pancake Day: Celebrate this special day at IHOP! The restaurant chain has been at it since 2006 – each year raising money to support charities in the community. Guests get to enjoy a free short stack of Buttermilk pancakes. In return, guests are asked to consider leaving a donation for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals or other designated local charities. IHOP’s goal this year is to raise $3 million for charity.
National Meatball Day: To celebrate the day, IKEA stores will be dishing out its Swedish meatballs on March 8th and 9th! There will be meatballs to sample throughout the day. It’ll also have meatballs in slider form for just $1. It’s a perfect weekend to head over, especially on Saturday because it’s hosting the Bring Your Own Friends (BYOF) Day where there will be exclusive savings to enjoy throughout the store, a chance to dine for free (restaurant total deducted when your home furnishing purchases is over $150), sweepstakes and more! When you RSVP for BYOF Day, you also get printed coupons for a free IKEA blue bag, free breakfast and buy one dessert, get second desert of equal or lesser value free.
- Red Lobster: While National Lobster Day doesn’t happen until June 15, you don’t have to wait until then to get a good deal. Catch this offer on Red Lobster’s Facebook page where you receive a free appetizer with the purchase of any (2) Lobsterfest Entrees! Claim the offer today – it expires March 9th.
We kick off March not only celebrating the soon-to-arrive spring season, but some awesome food holidays that bring along great steals & deals!
Come back each week for updates on new sales, deals as well as coupon offers available on Long Island that will help keep more money in your wallet.
Also, if you know of any great deals on Long Island you want to share, please let us know.
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