Celebrate National Pretzel Day with freebies and deals

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Wednesday is National Pretzel Day, and a local franchise is celebrating by once again, giving back some dough.

Head over to any of the 150 Philly Pretzel Factory locations to get a free soft pretzel all day today. Customers are limited to one free pretzel per visit.

Everything at Philly Pretzel Factory starts with the pretzel.

Blimpie: The sub shop, which has pretzel bread, emailed eClub members a special National Pretzel Day offer.

Other places giving out free pretzels around New Jersey include Wetzel's Pretzels. Members also get a free pretzel on their birthdays. No downloading, no donating.just free pretzels galore. In 2003, then-Pennsylvania governor Ed Rendell declared April 26 as National Pretzel Day. You're not alone. Due to an overwhelming number of app users for the deal, Auntie Anne's app experienced issues with its servers, a spokeswoman for the company said.

Before you chow down on our Top 5 Pretzel Recipes, let's not forget these wise words from George W. Bush, "When you're eating pretzels, chew before you swallow". The chain is offering salted or unsalted soft pretzels for only $0.26 (for April 26th).

Need any more reason to love Pretzel Day? Well, fear not because Chef Lisa has simplified the process and shows you how to easily create these scrumptiously soft mini pretzels, golden brown bites flawless for parties and snacking. The promotion lasts from 1 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday.

World of Beer: Participating locations have 50% off traditional Bavarian Pretzels for National Pretzel Day. The story goes that monks baking pretzels in the basement of a monastery heard the Turks and raised the alarm thwarting the attack.

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