It's the lesser-known made-up food holiday of National Pretzel Day and pretzel franchises and businesses nationwide are celebrating the salty made-up food holiday by giving away pretzels and other discounted treats.
Auntie Anne's: Get one Original or Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel Monday with an offer on the chain's Pretzel Perks app Monday. You need to sign up on the app to receive and redeem the offer but no purchase is necessary.
Pretzelmaker: Get a free salted or unsalted pretzel at Pretzelmaker Monday. App members also get double rewards Monday.
Sonic gives $1 Soft Pretzel through 5/2.
Snyder's of Hanover: The brand is giving away 1,000 free Crave Kits on Instagram. To get one you need to follow Snyder's of Hanover on Instagram @Snyders_hanover and tag your "boldest friend" in the comments section of the giveaway post Monday. Winners will be selected at random to be eligible for free pretzels.
Wendy's: Through May 23, buy one Pretzel Bacon Pub Cheeseburger, get one for $1 with the chain's mobile app. A la carte only.
Wetzel's Pretzels: All guests can get a free pretzel after 3 p.m. Monday.