That's right, 2016 is a leap year, which means we get to enjoy a whole extra day of February, and people born on February 29 finally get some presents.
Restaurant and food outlets are celebrating with some deals and freebies for Leap Year babies, but some are available to everybody.
All customers who buy a beverage at normal price can get a second of equal or lesser value for 29¢ on Feb. 29.
If your birthday is Feb. 29, use the linked coupon for four free “Dolcini” desserts, valid for dine-in orders at Olive Garden restaurants from Feb. 29 to March 6.
Krispy Kreme is celebrating Leap Day by selling a dozen of its signature Original Glazed doughnuts for $2.29 with the purchase of another dozen at regular price.
Great American Cookies
Great American Cookies locations will give you a free cookie cake to celebrate your birthday if you have an ID to prove you were born on February 29.
Show an ID proving that you’re a Leap Baby born on February 29 and you’ll get a free cookie on Monday.
Hard Rock Cafe
Is giving away a free meal for anyone celebrating their brithday.
For one day Arby’s is introducing a vegetarian menu which include the fast-food chain’s regular menu without meat. The prices for the sandwiches will not change and meat-filled sandwiches are still available.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Loyalty club members can get a 24 ounce Classic Smoothie for $2.29.
Anyone who shows a valid government-issued photo ID proving they were born on Leap Day will get a free, one-topping Personal Pan Pizza from Pizza Hut. The deal is for carryout only.
All customers with Leap Day birthdays can have one free entree on Monday, Feb. 29, and that’s only the start. Leap Day babies are welcomed to 28 additional free entrees–one per visit–over the following 30-day period, for a possible total of 29 free entrees. Bring photo ID with proof of DOB.