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National Hot Dog Day Deals You Can Expect to See in 2024 — Free & Discounted Hot Dogs

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National Hot Dog Day deals are happening all-day on Wednesday, July 17, 2024, including free and discounted hot dogs. So sit back and relax as we tell you all the different ways you can get freebies this food holiday. And for anyone on the fence about it, a hot dog is not a sandwich. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council says so.

While we haven’t seen confirmation on the deals for 2024 yet, here is what we can expect to see based on the deals we saw in 2023.

Here are all the National Hot Dog Day deals that happened in 2023. We’ve also got some great ways you can save on meat. For more smart shopping tips and savings hacks, text HACKS to 57299.

National Hot Dog Day is a yearly, day-long event full of free and cheap hot dogs.

On National Hot Dog Day, lots of restaurants celebrate hot dogs by offering special deals and promotions — making hot dogs cheap or even free. The National Hot Dog and Sausage Council started Hot Dog Day for a Capitol Hill hot dog lunch in 1991, and it has been happening every July since. 

The next National Hot Dog Day will take place on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.


You can count on it — the third Wednesday of July every year is National Hot Dog Day. So that means this year, National Hot Dog Day will happen on Wednesday, July 17, 2024. 

2023 National Hot Dog Day Deals

7-Eleven: Big Bite Hot Dogs were $1 for 7Rewards and Speedy Rewards members.

7-eleven big bite hot dog with toppings

On July 19, 2023, 7Rewards and Speedy Rewards members could have picked up a Big Bite® Hot Dog for just $1. They could have also added condiments and toppings like hot chili, nacho cheese, fresh onions, jalapeños, and pico de gallo to their hot dog at no additional cost.

Dog Haus: Free Haus Dogs from the mobile app on July 19, 2023.

Hot dogs from Dog Haus

Members of the Dog Haus App Perks received a coupon sent to them on July 19, 2023. This coupon could have gotten you a free Haus Dog (priced at $8.99) when you either redeemed your freebie through the QR code or text message.

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Love’s Travel Stops: Free hot dog through the app on July 19, 2023 from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m.

love's truck stop storefront

On July 19, 2023, you could have gotten a free coupon for a hot dog or roller grill item from Love’s Truck Stop when you downloaded their app. This deal was be available from 12:01 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. and was only be available at select locations.

Nathan’s Famous: $0.05 hot dogs from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on July 19, 2023.

Nathans Famous Hot Dogs

Nathan’s Famous brought back their original 1916 price for on July 19, 2023. A normal hot dog at Nathan’s Famous costs $2.99, but on July 19, 2023, you could have picked one up for $0.05 — a 98.3% discount.

Philly Pretzel Factory: Pretzel dogs were $1 on July 19, 2023.

Some pretzel dogs from Philly Pretzel Factory

When you visited a Philly Pretzel Factory location on July 19, 2023, you could have gotten a pretzel dog (regularly $3.00) for only $1 — a 66.7% discount.

Sonic Drive-In: Chili Cheese Coneys for $1.29 on July 19, 2023.

carhop crossing sign outside at sonic

On July 19, 2023, members of the Sonic Drive-In app received a coupon that will give you a Chili Cheese Coney (regularly $2.79) for only $1.29 — a 53.8% discount. You could have used this coupon up to five times on National Hot Dog Day 2023.

Want to mix up your Sonic orders? We have the best Sonic secret menu hacks and menu deals to save money.

Target: 25% off select hot dog brands on National Hot Dog Day 2023.

A Target box, pillow, round mirror, a three-drawer rolling cart storage container, and a stacking bin.

On National Hot Dog Day 2023, members of Target Circle could grab select hot dogs for 25% off the price when they scanned their barcode at checkout. To see which hot dogs were on discount, customers had to search “hot dogs” to find the brands that are offered discounts.

We keep track of all the Target Circle coupons you should be using on your next Target run.

Whole Foods: From July 12 to 18, 2023, Prime members could get 25% off hot dogs both online and in-store.

outside of Whole Foods store

Whole Foods celebrated National Hot Dog Day early in 2023. You could have gotten hot dogs for 25% off on your hot dog purchases if you had an Amazon Prime membership.

There are plenty of ways to save money at Whole Foods, and we found all the secrets.

Wienerschnitzel and the Hamburger Stand: Four chili dogs were only $4 on July 19, 2023.

wienerschnitzel storefront

Weinerschnitzel and the Hamburger Stand (who are both apart of the same parent company), sold their chili dogs in bundles of four for only $4. Each chili dog usually sold for $3.29 each, so you would be saving 69.6% with this deal.

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