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Where to Get Free Stuff on 4th of July 2024

Where to Get Free Stuff on 4th of July 2024

The Fourth of July is a time to celebrate our nation’s independence with parades, barbecues, and of course, fireworks. But this year, the celebration is about more than just sparklers and hot dogs – it’s about scoring incredible freebies and deals that will make your Fourth of July unforgettable.


From free food and drinks to festive experiences and even help for your furry friends, there’s something for everyone in this ultimate guide to 4th of July savings.

4th of July Freebies

Fireworks, barbecues, and… freebies? Yes, you read that right! This Fourth of July, you can snag a ton of free stuff to make your celebration even more spectacular. Here are our favorites.

  • Free Donuts from Krispy Kreme: Every year, Krispy Kreme provides a free Original Glazed® donut to guests who wear red, white and blue. This offer is only valid on July 4th and there is a limit of 1 free donut per person.
  • Free Printed U.S. Constitution & Declaration of Independence: Celebrate the Fourth by picking up free printed copies of these founding documents from Hillsdale College. Order yours online today! Check with historical societies, libraries, or government offices closer to the holiday for details on availability.
  • Free Sparklers: You can get a free pack of six 14 inch gold sparklers from Phantom Fireworks when you mention TXT1 at checkout! This is only valid in Phantom showrooms, not at temporary stands or tents.
  • Free Meals at Travel Centers of America: TravelCenters of America will provide free meals to active-duty, veterans and reservists on the Fourth of July. You’ll need to provide proof of service.
  • Free Admission to Blue Star Museums: Show your military ID at participating museums across the country for free admission for yourself and up to five family members from Armed Forces Day (May 18th) through Labor Day (September 2nd). This includes Independence Day! The Blue Star Museum program honors active duty, National Guard, and Reserve military personnel.

Free Things to Do

You may be able to score even more free stuff this Fourth of July depending on where you live. We’ve found some extra freebies that are available in certain cities across America.

  • New Hampshire: Enjoy a free picnic at Granite State Baptist Church in Concord. They’re serving hamburgers and hot dogs, and hosting a variety of games. The event takes place between 1pm and 4pm.
  • New York: You could score free tickets to see Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks from Hudson River Park’s Pier 45 or Pier 84 in Manhattan! There are 10,000 free tickets available. These tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served basis on the event website.
  • Oklahoma: Yukon Public Schools is giving away free books to children and families on Independence Day. You can pick one up at Shedeck Elementary between 11am and 1pm.
  • Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania state parks are hosting a fish-for-free day on July 4. You can fish without a license on state waterways. You may even be able to borrow the equipment you need!
  • Virginia: Colonial Williamsburg is offering free admission to their Historic Area and Art Museums on July 4. Guests with EBT cards can always get admission for just $3 per person through their EBT discount program.
  • Washington DC: Washington DC residents can score a free Lyft home on July 4. The SoberRide program provides a free $15 code that can be used to get home. You must be at least 21 years old. The code must be claimed after 3pm on July 4th and must be used by 4am on July 5. Supplies are limited, and these codes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Claim yours on the Sober Ride website.

If we didn’t list any fun events in your area, don’t despair! Check local community calendars, social media pages, and websites of nearby parks and recreation departments to uncover hidden gems and spontaneous celebrations happening right in your own backyard. Get creative and explore your community – you might be surprised by the free festivities you find!


Free Help for Pets

The Fourth of July can be a stressful time for our furry friends, but there are resources available to help keep them safe and sound. From free microchipping events to tools for managing anxiety, these resources can ensure your pets have a happy and stress-free holiday.

  • California: Santa Barbara Humane is offering free microchipping services for cats and dogs through July 4. This will help you be reunited with your pets if they become lost.
  • Illinois: Customers near Mokena, Illinois, can pick up one free CBD dog treat to help their pups stay calm during the Fourth of July festivities. You’ll need to pick them up on June 28 or June 29 at Sunkissed Greenz in Mokena.
  • North Carolina: You may be able to get your pet microchipped for free before July 4. The CMPD Animal Control is hosting a Prep Your Pet event on June 29th. You can get free exams, vaccines, ID tags, and microchips.

Remember, statistics show that more pets go missing around July 4th than any other time of year due to the loud noises and commotion. These free resources can help you keep your furry family members safe and secure during the holiday festivities, so be sure to take advantage of them!

More Independence Day Deals

While not completely free, there are even more Independence Day deals that can offer incredible savings on everything you need for a memorable Fourth of July. Here are some extra savings opportunities we’ve found.

  • Applebees: Children who are 10 years old or under can eat free at participating Applebees locations on July 4.
  • Baskin Robbins: Score $5 off a Polar Pizza Ice Cream Treat with the code FIREWORK.
  • Jimmy Johns: Score a BOGO Firecracker Wrap on July 4th only. You’ll need to sign in to Freaky Fast Rewards to get it.
  • Sizzler: Some sources report that Sizzler will offer a free unlimited salad bar with the purchase of any entree. This is not available in Utah, Idaho, or Puerto Rico locations.

Make sure to keep an eye on your favorite brands and businesses for updated information closer to the holiday. It’s always a good idea to check with your local businesses and restaurants to see what specific deals they’re offering. Many places have unique promotions that aren’t advertised nationally.

Relief Recap

So, whether you’re looking to indulge in free treats, enjoy a fun event, or save on your holiday essentials, this guide has got you covered. Make the most of this 4th of July with these amazing freebies and deals!


Thursday 4th of July 2024

Help with dental

Catherine Marucci

Friday 5th of July 2024

Hi. Here's what we have found for help with dental:


Wednesday 3rd of July 2024

Thank you crispy cream here I come


Tuesday 2nd of July 2024

Thanks Nicole and staff. I always appreciate everything that you do. Have a great July 4th.

Denise Mclean

Monday 1st of July 2024

It amazes me all you accomplish, and it is just your way to be resourceful like that. I think you did Great !


Sunday 30th of June 2024

Hi Nicole! Everytime I receive an email from you I know it has more information in it then I could find researching for days. I appreciate you and all your hard work! This email is Not misleading, as mentioned in a previous comment, it has All the information you need for Free Food, Places to Go, Pet Safety and more; “Exactly” as expected from You in your Hard-Working, Deducated & Informational emails your followers receive. Thank You for Everything you Do 🫶