Limited-Time Solar Eclipse Deals From Burger King, Pizza Hut, and More

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Enjoy unique flavors and deals while you witness the awe-inspiring solar eclipse.
Updated April 5, 2024
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The next total solar eclipse in North America is happening on April 8th, 2024. The path of totality, where the moon completely blocks the sun, will stretch from Mexico through parts of the United States and Canada.

Restaurants and brands are joining the excitement with deals and limited-edition offerings. Here’s how you can save money shopping and enjoy watching the eclipse.

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SunChips Solar Eclipse Snack

Courtesy of Frito-Lay North America Sun Chips solar eclipse limited time flavor

This exclusive chip flavor – Pineapple Habanero and Black Bean Spicy Gouda – won't be found in stores. Starting at 2:33 PM ET on April 8, you can snag a free bag (while supplies last) at SunChipsSolarEclipse.com.

Burger King BOGO Whopper

jetcityimage/Adobe Burger King fast food

Burger King's Royal Perks members can text ECLIPSE to 251251 on April 8 to score a buy-one-get-one-free Whopper. This offer is valid from April 8-April 15 on the BK app or website (restrictions apply).

Pizza Hut's Total Eclipse of the Hut

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Get any large pizza for just $12 on April 8. Choose from create-your-own with up to 10 toppings, or any of their classic pizzas. This offer is good for carryout, dine-in, or delivery.

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Applebee's Perfect Eclipse Margarita

Dave Willman/Adobe applebee's sign on restaurant outside wall

Participating Applebee's locations (owned by the Flynn Group) are serving a special drink for the occasion. This margarita is made with tequila, orange liqueur, blue raspberry and passion fruit syrups, and a touch of lemon and lime. Availability runs through April 14, so check with your local Applebee's.

The Flynn Group has Applebee's in Alabama, California, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin and West Virginia.

Blue Moon Eclipse Sips Kits

Courtesy of Blue Moon Brewing Company Blue Moon Solar Eclipse Limited Time Drink

Fans of Blue Moon can celebrate with a special $25 kit. It includes black light coasters, a flashlight, Blue Moon pint glasses, and "Moon Dust" to make your beer glow under a black light. Kits go on sale April 3 on the Blue Moon website and will arrive before the eclipse.

Sonic Drive-In Blackout Slush Float

Courtesy of Adobe Stock sonic drive-in restaurant

This limited-edition drink combines cotton candy and dragon fruit flavors, topped with white soft serve and blue and purple sprinkles. Available through May 5, it delivers an "out-of-this-world experience," according to Sonic. Plus, get free eclipse viewing glasses with your Blackout Slush Float purchase (while supplies last).

Bottom line

Peter Jurik/Adobe total eclipse of the sun

The total solar eclipse on April 8, 2024 is more than just a celestial wonder; it's a chance to create a memorable experience without breaking the bank.

These limited-time deals will satisfy your cravings and help keep more money in your bank account. So grab your eclipse glasses, find a viewing spot, and enjoy the show – with a delicious bite or refreshing drink in hand, all at an eclipse-friendly price.

Editor's Note: Generative AI tools helped write this story.

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Maneesha Tiwari With more than seven years of experience managing content and editorial teams, Maneesha is passionate about news and how to help her audience navigate the ever-changing landscape of personal finance. She previously served as a journalist for Reuters, where she covered the stock market.

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