Americans love a bargain and businesses in Kansas City are showing their patriotic spirit with local deals and freebies for the Fourth of July.
Many of us will celebrate Independence Day with picnics or cookouts, but you might also want some cheap ideas for eating out in Kansas City over the holiday weekend. We’ve also scouted out some deals and freebies and activities at local attractions.
Read carefully as some are only good on the 4th of July, others are good at different times.
These kinds of deals are often announced at the last minute so check back frequently to see what we’ve added. If your local business is ready to spark some savings in Kansas City, give us the details at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll add you to the roundup for FREE.
Happy Fourth of July Kansas City!
Don’t forget to check out our list of Kansas City 2022 4th of July Fireworks, Parades & Celebrations.
Kansas City 4th of July Food & Drink Deals
7-Eleven: Slurp on a sweet freebie as part of 7-Eleven’s 95th birthday celebration. On July 1, a coupon for a FREE small Slurpee will be added to 7Rewards loyalty members’ accounts. The coupon can be redeemed from July 1 to 11. If you’re not a member, join anytime during the promo period and still receive the digital coupon. In addition, from July 1 to 11, enjoy 11 days of $1 deals in-store on all grill items, including Big Bite hot dogs and taquitos, and fan-favorite snacks, such as 10 mini tacos, slices of pizza, a limited-time birthday cake muffin and more.
Applebee’s: Cheers! Applebee’s is serving its Star Spangled Sips for just $5 each — choose Blue Bahama Mama or All-American Mucho. Combine the drinks with the restaurant’s popular 2 For $25 meal deal for big savings over the holiday weekend.
Bonefish Grill: Toasting to Fourth of July, Bonefish Grill is bringing back the Winter White Cosmo as the ultimate Christmas in July special! Available July 4-17 and starting at $9.90, the Winter White Cosmo is shaken up with Reyka Vodka, Cointreau, St. Germain Elderflower liqueur, white cranberry juice, fresh lime juice and topped with frozen cranberries. If you’re planning a patio party, don’t worry – this cocktail is also available as a Tinis’ for Two option for carryout starting at $15. This cocktail kit is packaged with all the drink ingredients and a cocktail shaker. All party goers have to do is add ice, shake, pour and enjoy.
Krispy Kreme: This Independence Day, Krispy Kreme is honoring the summertime holiday with an all-new “I Heart America” doughnut collection and two sweet deals for doughnut lovers. Packaged in a Fourth of July-themed box, the “I Heart America” collection features the following doughnuts:
- Soaring Firework Heart – A heart-shaped doughnut filled with Strawberries & Kreme, dipped in red icing and decorated with an icing drizzle and star sugar piece.
- Patriotic Cookies & Kreme Heart – A heart-shaped doughnut filled with Cookies & Kreme, dipped in white icing and topped with cookie and icing drizzles.
- Stars & Stripes Heart – A heart-shaped doughnut filled with Kreme, dipped in white icing and decorated like a flag with a red icing drizzle and a star sprinkle blend.
- Star Spangled Sprinkle – An Original Glazed doughnut dipped in blue icing and topped with red and white star sprinkles.
From June 27 to July 4, patriotic customers wearing red, white and blue enjoy a FREE doughnut of choice at participating shops. Limit one per person.
To sweeten all of the holiday gatherings and celebrations, the popular doughnut shop is offering a BOGO special — buy any dozen (or 16-ct. minis) and get an Original Glazed dozen for FREE at participating locations. The offer is available from July 1 to 4. Use promo code BOGOFREE, when ordering online.
Lion’s Choice: All Kansas City Lion’s Choice locations are offering a FREE vanilla mini cone with any purchase. The order is good through the whole month of July.
Marco’s Pizza: All maxed out on burgers and hot dogs this summer? Marco’s is the ultimate place to enjoy a delicious pizza, and this Independence Day, the offer is sure to make you the favorite at the family cookout. From June 30-July 3, customers can enjoy 20% off any pizza with code STAR20*. This offer is valid on menu-price pizza through the Marco’s app and online orders.
Minsky’s Pizza: One of Kansas City’s favorite pizza places, Minsky’s, is offering one-fourth off for the Fourth. Orders placed July 1-4 receive 25% off you total ticket. This offer is good for dine-in, curbside, carryout, delivery and online order. Alcohol and taxes are excluded from the total discounted. Online orders use code: FourthOff.
NOTE: All Minsky’s stores are closing at 8 p.m. on Monday, July 4 so their employees can enjoy some of the holiday so be sure to order early.
SONIC Drive In: Celebrate the holiday by biting into an All-American favorite at SONIC. From June 27 to July 31, enjoy a FREE Sonic Cheeseburger with any purchase. The offer is only available via the chain’s app. Plus, cool off with the chain’s Happy Hour special and enjoy half-price drinks — daily from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. With the app, you can enjoy the discount all day.
Kansas City 4th of July Fun & Entertainment Deals
We have a full list of Kansas City 2022 4th of July Fireworks, Parades and Celebrations you should check out. Many of these offer FREE admission, live music and other inexpensive entertainment over the holiday weekend.
In between watching the sky light up, here are some other ways to have fun with friends and family.
Worlds of Fun & Oceans of Fun: We know two great places to spend the Fourth of July Weekend. Check out ways to save on visits to Worlds of Fun and Oceans of Fun.
Cars and Coffee: The Kansas City Automotive Museum hosts its regularly scheduled morning cruise-in Saturday, July 2 from 8 to 10 a.m. at The Underground in downtown KC.
Knuckleheads Saloon Open Jam Sessions: You never know who is going to show up during weekend afternoon jam sessions at Knuckleheads, but you can count on cold beer and tacos. No cover. Open jam sessions happening Saturday, July 2 and Sunday, July 3.
The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art: The Nelson-Atkins museum has regularly scheduled hours July 1-3 with always-FREE admission. The museum and Art Course will be closed Monday, July 4, but the grounds are open from sunrise to sunset for walks and picnics.
Power & Light District: Live music and specials are happening all weekend. See our full post here for what is happening in the Power & Light District for the Fourth of July weekend.
Swimming and Spraygrounds: Stay cool by enjoying one of the many FREE spraygrounds or take a dip in one of Kansas City’s many pools, aquatic parks or swim beaches.