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National Popcorn Day Deals Today — AMC Free Refills, Regal Free Popcorn

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Everybody’s favorite exploding vegetable has its own special food holiday every Jan. 19. That’s right, National Popcorn Day is a thing, and theaters roll out the red carpet for the most beloved movie-watching snack. But that’s just the beginning.

We’ve found all the major national chains and retailers offer discounts on National Popcorn Day every year. But since you’re probably like us and want to munch on cheap popcorn year-round, we’ve got an up-to-the-minute current list of the best popcorn coupons available anywhere. Here’s a look at the National Popcorn Day deals announced for 2024. We’ll update this post as more popcorn deals drop, so stay tuned!

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National Popcorn Day is when theaters offer free or cheap popcorn to moviegoers.

On National Popcorn Day, movie theaters across the U.S. offer various deals such as discounted or free popcorn, with participating chains including AMC Theatres, Cinemark, Alamo Drafthouse, Regal Cinemas, and more. Additionally, specialty popcorn shops like Garrett Popcorn and online retailers like The Popcorn Factory also join in the celebration with discounts and promotions.

National Popcorn Day happens every year on Jan. 19.


There’s no special significance to the date, but you can count on Jan. 19 every year being National Popcorn Day. In 2025, that’ll be Sunday, Jan. 19. 

Get up to 50% off popcorn at movie theaters.


AMC Theatres - Free Refills

The largest theater chain, AMC, offers free refills on any size popcorn at all U.S. locations on National Popcorn Day, Jan. 19, 2024. Your refill is valid 15 minutes after purchase with proof of purchase at the register.

Plus, AMC moviegoers can order a large popcorn and score a deal on the exclusive AMC x Loungefly Popcorn Bag for $79.99.

Alamo Drafthouse Cinema - Free Popcorn with Movie & $5 Purchase

Get a free bowl of popcorn with real clarified butter at Alamo Drafthouse Cinema with the purchase of a movie ticket and at least $5 in additional food or drink orders. The popcorn is not bottomless, but it is FREE on Jan. 19 only.

Cinemark Movie Theatres - $2 off Medium or Large

Grab $2 off a medium (reg. $7) or large (reg. $8) popcorn at Cinemark Theaters on Jan. 19, 2024 — National Popcorn Day. Not quite as hot as the 50% off offer in 2023, but you'll save 29% and 25% on the medium and large popcorns, respectively.

They've also got a handful of giveaways to win (take a wild guess) . . . POPCORN.

  • Follow Cinemark on Instagram and tag three friends in a comment on January 19th to enter to win a free large popcorn.

  • Use mobile ordering to pre-order your concessions between Jan. 8 - 22, 2024 to be entered for a chance to win free popcorn and Coke for a year.

  • Rewards Members can enter up to 10 times to win a $500 Cinemark gift card.

Regal Cinemas - Free Small Popcorn for Members

On January 19, 2024, Regal Crown Club members get a FREE small popcorn with any movie ticket purchase. And if you have a Regal Refillable, you’ll get one free refill on popcorn.

Not a Crown Club member? You can still get 50% off on a small popcorn on National Popcorn Day at Regal Cinemas.

Cineplex Theaters - Free Small Popcorn for Members

All Scene+ members will receive a free small popcorn when you see a movie in theatres on Jan. 19 at any Cineplex location.

Landmark Theaters - Free Economy Popcorn with Movie Ticket

See a movie, get a free popcorn. Just show your movie admission ticket from Jan. 19 at the concession stand to get a free economy popcorn at any Landmark Theater location.

Cinépolis - $2 Off or 50% off Caramel Corn

Take $2 off popcorn at Cinépolis and get 50% off caramel corn on Jan. 19 only.

B&B Theaters - Free Small Popcorn for Members

Backstage Pass Members get a free small popcorn on National Popcorn Day at B&B Theaters locations.

Other popcorn sellers offer National Popcorn Day discounts.

Garrett Popcorn


In honor of Popcorn Day, Garrett popcorn offers 15% savings on everything sitewide. The offer is automatically applied at checkout and is valid on snack packs, bundles, tins, and more. Here are the kind of savings you can get in 2024:

  • Garrett Mix Snack Packs, 12-count: $25.46 (reg. $29.95)

  • Build Your Own Tin, 3 flavors: $64.60 (reg. $76)

  • DIY Gourmet Party Favors, 50 bags: $136.00 (reg. $160)

You can also stop by in-store to get a small bag of any of their signature recipes (Buttery, CheeseCorn, CaramelCrisp, and Garrett Mix) for just $1.75. These bags are regularly $4.99, so you're getting a 65% discount with this deal! This offer is valid in person only from 10 a.m. to noon on Jan. 15 - 21, 2024.

The Popcorn Factory

Take 30% off sitewide for one day only to celebrate National Popcorn Day at The Popcorn Factory. Use the coupon code POP30 at checkout to get the discount all day on Jan. 19, 2024.

The coupon code is valid on sale items too, dropping some items to over 60% off the original prices.

  • Holiday Fun 12 Days Countdown Calendar: $13.99 (reg. $44.99), 69% off

  • With Many Thanks Gift Box: $13.99 (reg. $36.99) after coupon, 62% off

  • Movie Night Action Gift Box: $12.59 (reg. $22.99) after coupon, 45% off


Stop into your local participating DocPopcorn location and get a free popcorn today, Jan. 19, 2024, only.

Prospector Popcorn

Prospector Popcorn helps to create competitive and inclusive employment for people with disabilities and they've got 20% off select popcorn and gifts to celebrate National Popcorn Day.

City Pop Popcorn

Denver-based popcorn shop, City Pop, is giving 20% off all online orders with code NPD20 at checkout. Plus, spend $30 and you'll earn a free bag of their Caramel Popcorn.

Even more theater discounts for National Popcorn Day.


This list is correct to the best of our knowledge, but please call and confirm with your local theater before National Popcorn Day to be sure!

  • ACX Cinemas: Free small popcorn for guests at all locations.

  • Apple Cinemas: 25% off any size popcorn with the purchase of a movie ticket on Jan. 19.

  • Ark Lodge Cinemas: $2 off all popcorn sizes

  • B&B Theaters: Backstage Pass Loyalty Members get a free small popcorn

  • Bay City Cinemas: Free value popcorn (46oz) with a ticket purchase.

  • BJK Entertainment: One free small popcorn with the purchase of any size fountain drink or ICEE

  • Fridley Theatres: $1 off any popcorn

  • Celebration Cinema: Large Popcorn and medium beverage for only $10. Also, 1/2 off refillable popcorn buckets while supplies last.

  • CineLux Theatres: Free small popcorn all day on Jan. 19 only.

  • Cinema Lab: Free small popcorn with ticket purchase at all Cinema Lab theaters.

  • Cinepolis: 50% off caramel popcorn and $2 off bottomless butter popcorn.

  • Cinergy Entertainment: Free Medium popcorn on National Popcorn Day for Elite members.

  • CMX Cinemas: CMX Rewards members get 50% off popcorn, plus with the purchase of popcorn, get $2.00 off any candy or an appetizer at CinéBistro locations.

  • Dipson Theatres: Free small popcorn with the purchase of a movie ticket.

  • D'Place Entertainment: Free regular-size popcorn with ticket purchase.

  • Emagine: 50% off traditional popcorn and 20% off the purchase of an Annual Refillable Bucket

  • EVO Entertainment: Free popcorn all day on January 19 (restrictions apply).

  • Far Away Entertainment: Free small popcorn for all customers.

  • FatCats: Free large popcorn to our rewards members (free to sign up).

  • Golden Ticket: $1 refills on the 2024 annual buckets from 1/19-1/21, and $3 small popcorns on 1/19 only.

  • Goodrich Quality Theatres: GQT will be offering a free value popcorn (46oz) with a ticket purchase.

  • ShowPlace ICON Theatre: 50% of all popcorn.

  • KP Cinemas: Free value popcorn (46oz) with a ticket purchase.

  • Megaplex Theatres: Free small popcorn

  • LOOK Cinemas: $1 Small Popcorn Friday, Jan. 19 – Sunday, Jan. 21.

  • Majestic Neighborhood Cinema Grill: Purchase a drink on Friday, Jan. 19th, and get a free bowl of popcorn with unlimited refills. Offer is valid for dine-in, ticketed guests only.

  • Malco Theatres: All You Can Eat Popcorn for the price of a medium.

  • Marquee Cinema: Purchase a movie ticket on Jan. 19 and get a free small popcorn.

  • Maya Cinemas: 50% off all popcorn, all day.

  • Miller Theatres: Free refills on all movie theatre popcorn sizes. Also, 20% off gourmet popcorn purchases online and in-store.

  • Showcase Cinemas: Free Small Popcorn for all free-to-join StarPass loyalty members.

  • NCG Cinema: NCG Neighborhood Rewards Members get a free 46oz popcorn. 2024 Annual Tubs are also eligible for a free refill.

  • O'Niel Cinemas: Bring in your 2023 promotional bucket to O’Neil Cinemas and get refills for only $4 for the entire month of January.

  • Paragon Theaters: 50% off all sizes of popcorn, available all day on January 19th.

  • Prospector Theater: 20% off select Prospector Gourmet Popcorn bags, popcorn packs, and popcorn gifts.

  • Phoenix Theatres Entertainment: Free annual popcorn bucket refills.

  • Premiere Cinemas: Free regular popcorn with drink Purchase. (Some restrictions apply)

  • Regency Theatres: Free 46oz popcorn with ticket purchase (one per ticket).

  • Santikos Entertainment: Free regular popcorn with the purchase of a movie ticket.

  • Schulman Theatres: Free small popcorn with the purchase of a large soda.

  • ShowPlace Cinemas: 50% off all popcorn at all ShowPlace ICON Theatre & Kitchen locations.

  • State Theatre: Free small popcorn for all guests.

  • Studio Movie Grill: Free small popcorn with any food or drink purchase at all Studio Movie Grill locations during any showtime on Friday, January 19. Ask your Server for details.

  • The Frida Cinema: Free small popcorn with the purchase of any soft drink.

  • Tristone Cinemas: Free promotional-sized popcorn for each ticket purchased.

  • UltraStar Cinemas: Free regular-sized popcorn, with any concession purchase, on Jan. 19 only.

  • VIP Cinemas:

    Free value popcorn (46 oz) with a ticket purchase.

Don't see your theater? Call and check for additional National Popcorn Day offers.

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