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Tuesday is a Free Food Giveaway Day at Blaze Pizza and Chick Fil-A

But you'll have to wait until Wednesday to wash it down with a free 7-11 Slurpee

Published on Monday, July 9, 2018 | 3:54 pm
L-R: Chick-a-Fil Breakfast entree, 7-Eleven slurpee and Blaze pizza

Tuesday is Free Food Day at Blaze Pizza’s two restaurants in Pasadena, and at Chick-Fil-A’s Colorado Blvd. store.

Blaze Pizza, the Pasadena-based fast casual chain, is celebrating LeBron James’ arrival into the LA Lakers Tuesday by giving out free pizzas at their locations in the Los Angeles area, including Pasadena’s two franchises.

“Let’s celebrate the arrival of the King!” Blaze Pizza said in a website post last week announcing the LABron Free Pizza Party, available in 50 Los Angeles area locations between 2 and 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Tuesday’s LABron Free Pizza Party will be one pizza per person, and does not include online, app, phone or delivery orders.

Blaze Pizza’s Pasadena locations are at 667 E. Colorado Blvd. and at 635 N. Fair Oaks Avenue.

Also on Tuesday, Chick-Fil-A – yes, the chicken restaurant – is giving away a free entrée to anyone who visits any of their 2,200-plus stores dressed as a cow!

It’s Cow Appreciation Day at Chick-Fil-A Tuesday, and Pasadena’s outlet, at 1700 E. Colorado Blvd., is one of those 2,200-plus branches giving out free food! Chick-Fil-A says it’s been doing this for 14 years already.

Cow Appreciation Day celebrates the time when Chick-Fil-A’s ad agency came up with the chain’s “Don’t Have a Cow! Eat Mor Chickin” campaign as an effort to pull away some of the primarily hamburger – read “beef” burger – crowd of fast-food patrons and get them to eat more chicken.

The misspelling is intentional, and has been part of the campaign since the agency started putting up billboards showing cows painting the slogan “Eat Mor Chickin,” which later inspired other creative ideas that spilled out to social media.

When the Eat Mor Chickin campaign started about 2004, there wasn’t much social media to speak of.

To get free food on Tuesday, customers need only wear “something cow-like” when they visit any of Chick-Fil-A’s restaurants.

But make sure to wear something light if you’re going to dress up as a cow, because Tuesday could be hot in Pasadena. The National Weather Service says highs could be near 96 in the City, and getting dressed up in thick costume to get free food could instead become a “cow-tastrophe!”

For rules on “How to Cow,” visit

And if you’d want some free drinks to go with “blazing hot” Blaze Pizza’s and Chick-Fil-A’s offers, you’d have to wait till Wednesday, when 7-Eleven, the convenience store chain, celebrates its birthday.

7-Eleven is giving away free Slurpees on July 11, including their new Cap’n Crunch Berries-flavored variety, for a limited time.

No coupon or purchase is necessary. 7Rewards members also get other freebies beyond July 11. Visit for more details.






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