Mother’s Day 2024: Best deals and freebies to treat mom

Mother's Day is a special occasion to show appreciation and love for all the mothers in our lives. To help you celebrate, many restaurants and eateries are offering enticing free Mother's Day deals and freebies that are too good to pass up.

Here's a roundup of some of the best Mother's Day promotions to make your celebration both delicious and economical.

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Sweet treats and hearty meals

  • Auntie Anne's: For those with a sweet tooth, Auntie Anne's Rewards members can indulge in a Buy One, Get One Free (BOGO) deal on either Cinnamon Sugar or Original pretzels or drinks on Mother's Day.
  • Cinnabon: Start Mother's Day with a festive touch by picking up a Spring CinnaPack adorned with colorful sprinkles. If you're considering a gift card, Cinnabon offers a $5 bonus with a $25 purchase.
  • Cracker Barrel: Enjoy a homestyle All-Day Pancake Breakfast Family Meal Basket from Cracker Barrel, complete with pancakes, eggs, breakfast meat, and a side. Dining in? Mom gets a free Barrel Bite with any purchase.

Dine and Wine

  • California Pizza Kitchen (CPK): CPK is offering a $10 eBonus when you spend $50 on gift cards, perfect for a future dining experience.
  • Olive Garden: Olive Garden offers an irresistible deal—order any entrée and get a take-home meal for just $6. Pair it with a to-go bottle of wine for the perfect evening.
  • Outback Steakhouse: Check out Outback's new menu items, including a filet topped with roasted garlic shrimp. Don’t forget to take advantage of their $10 bonus for every $50 gift card purchased.

Casual Dining and Fast Foods

  • IHOP: Get 20% off your first online order with the code IHOP20.
  • Long John Silver's: Enjoy a Chicken Plank basket for only $6 or a $10 Shrimp Sea-Share basket. Finish with a slice of Oreo cheesecake from The Cheesecake Factory Bakery.
  • Red Robin: Celebrate with a $4 milkshake or margarita, or choose a $6 pour of wine.

Special Offers and Bonus Gifts

  • Carvel: Receive a $5 reward card with the purchase of $25 in gift cards, adding a sweet bonus to your gift.
  • Panda Express: Use the code THANKSMOM to secure a 5-person meal deal for $30 (valid through May 12). Plus, buy $30 or more in gift cards online and receive a free online Panda Bowl offer.
  • Red Lobster: For seafood lovers, purchase $50 in Red Lobster gift cards to receive two $10 bonus coupons usable in July and August.
  • The Cheesecake Factory: A haven for cheesecake enthusiasts, The Cheesecake Factory offers a $10 bonus gift card with every $50 gift card purchase.

Editor's Note: Updated to remove a deal that will not be valid in 2024.