March Madness 2023 Deals: Freebies and discounts from Burger King, Pizza Hut, and more
March madness on us: the selection on Sunday was March 12th, and after the first four matches, the women’s tournament kicks off on March 15th and the men’s matches start on March 16th.
Americans will spend more than $15 billion betting on NCAA basketball games this year, according to the American Gaming Association, and most of it through bracket tournaments.
If you are one of the 68 million bet you need every dollar you can save. Fortunately, restaurants, markets, and coffee shops across the United States are offering deals to entice college basketball fans.
Check out all offers below.
Read on: How to watch March Madness
Get game ready at 7-Eleven with a large pizza and five-piece wings for $10.
Auntie Anne’s offers free delivery on NCAA tournament game days when ordered online or via the app.
Rewards members can also take part in the Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Mania Challenge: Visit twice before April 5th, and you’ll get a free Cinnamon Sugar Original.
Visit three times and you’ll be entered to win a prize package that includes a bucket of pretzels and Aunt Ann’s swag.
Despite its name, Baskin Robbins’ March flavor, Chick’n & Waffles, doesn’t contain any actual poultry. It’s a mix of buttermilk-flavored ice cream with chicken-and-waffle-flavored bites, topped with a maple swirl.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Buffalo Wild Wings
Sales of chicken wings have skyrocketed during the NCAA tournaments, and Buffalo Wild Wings has added two new flavors, buffalo ranch and honey garlic, each blending two of the brand’s 26 signature sauces.
Plus, any time a men’s or women’s game goes into overtime, Blazin’ Rewards members can claim a free wings order by checking in at Buffalo Wild Wings on game day or placing an order online. Then six boneless wings will be delivered to your account the next day.
BWW also launched BnB-Dubs, a pop-up destination at its flagship restaurant in Houston that features a sauce bar, big-screen televisions, and a mock “locker room.”
Burger King has brought back its melt-in sandwiches in three variants: classic, spicy, and bacon. In honor of their return, BK Royal Perks members can enter a March Madness-themed “Royal Meltness” sweepstakes for chances to win T-shirts, game consoles, and a $50,000 trip to Las Vegas.
Need to feed a gang at your March Madness party? Casey’s is offering 20% off all large pizzas, March 17th through March 26th. And during Final Four weekend, you can get one large pizza for $22.
Casey’s Pepperoni Pepperoni Pepperoni Pizza is available through June 20th (surprise!) Three types of pepperoni: traditional cups and crispy cups.
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In honor of the NCAA championship, DiGiorno debuted the DiGiorno Cry Pie—a whole-onion pizza that can be used as an emotional crutch to blame your tears on when your team loses.
It’s a classic, thin pie with mozzarella and creamy Alfredo sauce, topped with three types of onions – caramelized yellow, aromatic red and crunchy green.
Until April 2, use the promo code hoops And get $2 off any sub when you order through the Firehouse Subs app.
Until March 16th, Hooters is hosting its 40th Annual Challenge, with chances to win trips to Dublin; Cancun in Mexico; Las vigas; and Clearwater, Florida.
The top contestants at each Hooters location win a $40 gift card, while participants who correctly pick 60 or more NCAA tournament games can win $40,000.
Stay watching the game? Hooters is also offering basketball packages through April 3, including 20 bone-in wings, 24 buffalo shrimp and curly fries for $49.99 and 15 bone-in wings, 16 boneless wings and fries for $39.99.
After a hiatus of nearly a decade, Kentucky Fried Chicken is back, a no-bake chicken sandwich with two crispy patties, cheese and smoked bacon.
For some people, the “big game” has nothing to do with basketball: Through March 18, KFC customers can get early access to Blizzard Entertainment’s Diablo IV by ordering the Double Down or a Kentucky Fried Chicken sandwich online or via the KFC app.
Noodles and Co
Noodles and Co
Noodles & Company Rewards members can vote for their favorite dish in a bracket-style contest. The winning dish will be announced and added to a special offer on April 2nd.
To promote the new Pepsi Zero Sugar formula, Pepsi has partnered with DraftKings in the Zero Right Bracket Challenge, with a chance to win the $100,000 grand prize.
Complete your entire squad before March 16th, and choose the teams most unlikely to advance in each round. For each winning team you choose, you will earn a point and land on the leaderboard.
Peter Piper’s Pizza
Peter Piper’s “Way Bigger for a Buck” promotion allows you to upgrade any specialty large pizza to an extra large pizza for just $1. This limited-time offer is available for dine-in, delivery, or fulfillment.
Pizza Hut is going old school on March Madness and bringing back the limited edition mini basketballs it introduced in the ’90s.
The balls, which feature a black and red design and read “No One Out-Pizzas The Hut,” are available for $7 starting March 14.
Another Pizza Hut fave of the ’90s, the Big New Yorker, also brought back a 16-inch New York-style pizza. And for a limited time, New York Specialty’s large pizza boxes can be turned into a basketball hoop and backboard.
Order from Qdoba until April 3rd and get double points for free food.
Qdoba is also ramping up its catering offerings during March Madness with party packages like a giant 10-pack of burritos, chips and dip, and the ultimate nachos package delivered and prepared by team members.
Satisfy your NCAA tournament with one of Rosa Mexicano’s Fiesta to-go kits: choose from the $34 guacamole and chips combo, the $60 deluxe taco kit or the $48 signature nachos kit.
Rosa Mexicano has locations in New York, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Connecticut, Virginia, Pennsylvania and Washington, DC.
Smashburger is offering a BOGO deal: Buy an order of any flavored wings at the regular price and get another order for free.
Offer available from March 16-19, March 23-26 and April 1-3 when using coupon code Mad.
Sonic Drive In
Sonic Drive In
On March 15, Sonic is offering 99-cent corn dogs. Consider it a teaser for National Corn Dogs Day, held annually on the first Saturday of the NCAA Men’s Division I Basketball Tournament. (This year, March 18th).
Tim Hortons is back with its Roll Up to Win promotion just in time for March Madness: The Donut Dispensary is offering $1,000 daily through April 2, and you can enter by buying drinks and scanning for Tims rewards with the Tim Hortons app or rewards. Card.
Other prizes include a three-night stay at the Universal Orlando Resort, a 2023 Ford Bronco Big Bend, Samsung devices and subscriptions to SiriusXM and The Athletic, plus free Tim Hortons drinks and baked goods.
During the Sweet 16 and Elite Eight games, March 23-26, Fridays are offering 25% off plates, party trays, and family meal packages. Use the code Jemon 25 when you go out.
During the Final Four and Championship Game matches, from April 1st to 3rd, the opponent code changes to employment.
Create your own March Madness tournament arc with Twin Peaks and you could win a grand prize of $2 million. Other prizes include $50 gift cards and free Twin Peaks for life.
The deadline to submit your category is March 16 at noon EST.