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This time of the year Chick-fil-A fans gear up for the annual Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day, where customers in cow costumes get a free entree.

Unfortunately, for the second year in a row, the celebration has been canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

While we will have to wait until 2022 for the next Cow Appreciation Day, Chick-fil-A has offered some fun ideas to keep you in a festive mood while staying safe at home.

In the meantime, we’ve got lots of ways to save on Chick-fil-A that you’ll want to check out.


Countdown until Cow Appreciation Day with official games & activities.

Chick-fil-A has 52 different Pinterest activities, including a how-to for drawing cows.

Chick-fil-A is keeping the Cow Appreciation Day spirit alive by offering 52 different downloadable activities on their Pinterest board.

You could do one of these every week, and by the time you’re done, it’ll be time for Cow Appreciation Day again.


Create your cow costume for Cow Appreciation Day.

Kid in cow costume for Chick-fil-A cow appreciation day

Can’t hurt to start working on your costume! In order to get a free entree on Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day, all you have to do is wear any kind of cow-themed apparel. But depending on your bovine enthusiasm, you could go all out or just make some cow-themed accessories.

Turn a white headband into a cow accessory by painting on black patches, or tape black patches of paper onto a white shirt and you’re good to go.


All Chick-fil-A locations celebrate Cow Appreciation Day with menu specials.

When Cow Appreciation Day is back on the calendar, no need to call your local Chick-fil-A — they ALL participate in the fan-fave cow holiday! In 2019, kids received a free Chick-fil-A sandwich, and everyone else received a free entrée.



Join the Chick-fil-A rewards program and save on menu items year-round.

No need to wait for the annual cow holiday to grab a deal. Join the Chick-fil-A rewards program online or through their app to save all year long. You’ll earn 10 points for every $1.00 spent and receive rewards like Chick-fil-A coupons for free food and birthday rewards.

Prices differ by location, but here’s an idea of what points can buy:

  • 150 points – Cookie ($1.39 value)
  • 200 points – Medium waffle fries ($1.99 value)
  • 250 points – Medium coke ($1.79 value)
  • 350 points – Medium lemonade ($2.09 value)
  • 500 points – 8-piece nuggets ($4.09 value)
  • 650 points – Spicy Deluxe sandwich ($4.99 value)
  • 950 points – Grilled Chicken Club sandwich ($6.95 value)
  • 1,500 points – Spicy Southwest salad ($8.69 value)
Chick-fil-A Cow Appreciation Day 2021 Postponed