National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day 2021: Where To Get The Best Food Freebies And Deals

If you are a fan of all things crispy chicken, perhaps you have been wondering when exactly the people in charge of designating those random food holidays decided on a date to celebrate the venerable fried chicken sandwich and its important contributions to food culture — including, of course, the fast food chicken wars that began in 2019 and are showing no sign of stopping. Well, wonder no more because National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day is, in fact, happening today: Tuesday, November 9, according to National Today.

Even if you don't usually observe "made-up" food holidays, if you love a good fried chicken sandwich, then this one is certainly worth your time. Here's where to get the best food freebies and deals on National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day. And if you do happen to miss out on the occasion, then you can always make the perfect fried chicken sandwich at home whenever you please.

Burger King

In honor of National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day, Burger King is offering a free Ch'King Sandwich (in Original, Spicy, or Deluxe) with any purchase of $3 or more on Tuesday, November 9, reports Chew Boom. To make use of this deal, you need to be a Royal Perks member, which you can accomplish by downloading the Burger King app and following the instructions.


For this special day, McDonald's is giving away free medium fries and a medium soft drink with your purchase of any eligible McDonald's chicken sandwich, which would be the Crispy Chicken Sandwich, the Deluxe Chicken Sandwich, or the Spicy Chicken Sandwich, according to USA Today. The only catch is that you have to make your purchase using the McDonald's app. So, if you haven't downloaded it yet, now would be the time.


KFC is home to the "best ever" fast food fried chicken sandwich — well, at least that's what KFC itself says. What do you think? Does KFC's chicken war entry stand up to the chain's bold claims? Find out today for free with any purchase of $15 or more in honor of National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day. To make use of this deal, you will need to order your KFC through Uber Eats, according to USA Today.

Church's Chicken

Church's Chicken entered the fast food fried chicken wars nearly a year ago, and, based on social media conversation, it appears that the reception has been positive. Just recently, Church's introduced a new chicken sandwich, the Texas-Cut Bacon Chicken Sandwich, which it's giving away for free today with any DoorDash purchase of $20 or more (via USA Today).

Del Taco

Believe it or not, you can celebrate National Fried Chicken Sandwich Day at Del Taco. Of course, you'll get a more Mexican-style version in the form of the Crispy Chicken Taco, says USA Today. In honor of the big day, Del Taco customers can buy one chicken taco and get a second for free. All that's required is to register as a rewards member on the Del Taco app. 

Farmer Boys

The Farmer Boys chain of California and Nevada is offering a one-day deal featuring its new Loaded Fried Chicken Sandwich with guacamole, bacon, and cheese, according to its website. On November 9 from 2 p.m. until closing, you can get one of these babies for $5, plus tax, at participating locations. There is a limit of two sandwiches per customer.