National French fry day: McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Burger King and more offer free french fries

Tuesday is fry-day? National French fry day that is.

If you are looking to celebrate this July 13 holiday, MassLive has a round-up of deals and locations to enjoy the beloved, fried dish.

Burger King

Burger King customers can get a free medium order of fries with a $1 purchase when ordering on the app.


McDonald’s is offering free medium fries to members of the MyMcDonalds Rewards program who use the app. McDonald’s personally renamed National French Fry Day, to World Famous Fan Day as a part of the launch of their new rewards program.

In addition to this celebration, the famous fast-food chain will host a “World Famous Fan” contest where 66 people, one for every year since the restaurant was founded, will win 1 million MyMcDonald’s Rewards points. Also as a part of the contest, one fan will win free fries for life, which is valued at $19,685. Those interested in entering the contest must share why they are the most loyal McDonald’s fan on Twitter on Tuesday. They must also tag @McDonalds, include the hashtag, #MyMcDonaldsFanContest and their home state’s abbreviation, such as #MA. This contest runs through July 20.

Mooyah Burgers, Fries & Shakes

Celebrate National French Fry Day with Mooyah by taging a picture of your ketchup art creation for a chance to win a $50 MOOYAH gift card. They also have an ongoing offer where customers can get a free order of fries when they download the app and sign-up for Mooyah Rewards.


In honor of National Fry Day, Smashburger is offering $1 Smashfries. Customers can get $1 regular sized fries with any sandwich purchase, and they will donate $1 to local Boys and Girls Clubs.

Wayback Burgers

Wayback Burgers is giving customers a free side of French fries with any burger or sandwich ordered through the app on Tuesday. If you’re interested in trying a new sandwich, Wayback has three limited-time options — the Guac Burger, Tangerine Lemonade and Tangerine Milkshake, available through Sept. 6.


Wendy’s is offering a free large fry with any in-app purchase on July 13, 2021. To enact this deal, apply the offer from the app to your mobile order or scan it in person.

If you are looking to support local businesses as a part of your celebration, MassLive has reviewed many popular fry options around the state as part of the Best of Mass series. Below are the rankings of Massachusetts french fry destinations in the order that MassLive judged them. Each link will take you to a YouTube video showcasing each spot. In the article, readers may see summaries of restaurants and the individual takes from reporterse on the fries.