Cow Appreciation Day

July 11, 2017

Cow Appreciation Day®

Break out your spots and cow bells. We’re celebrating our favorite bovines the best way we know how: free chicken.

How to Cow

Cow Appreciation Day is the one day of the year when it’s okay to dress udderly crazy in exchange for free food. Here's how it works:

  1. Make or buy your cow costume (or any sort of cow apparel, really).
  2. Wear your cow costume to your favorite Chick-fil-A between Opening and 7 p.m.
  3. Receive a free entree!
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Appreciation by the Numbers

Cows who can't spell and the folks who love them. Here's a look at some fun facts about our favorite day of the year..

13 Years and going strong
2100+ Participating Chick-fil-A restaurants
1,600,000+ People who participated in 2016
28 Number of free entrees 

Frequently Asked Questions

When is Cow Appreciation Day?
Cow Appreciation Day was Tuesday, July 11, 2017 and will return in Summer 2018.
What is Cow Appreciation Day?
Cow Appreciation Day is Chick-fil-A’s largest, single-day customer appreciation event celebrating the quick service chain’s iconic “Eat Mor Chikin”™ Cows.
Chick-fil-A introduced Cow Appreciation Day in 2005 and participation continues to grow each year. 
Can I still redeem the free entrée if I just wear a cow accessory?

Customers who arrive wearing any sort of cow apparel will receive one free entrée.

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