IHOP Free Pancake Day Event 2017

How to Get a Free Stack of Pancakes

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Updated for IHOP Free Pancake Day 2017

Every year IHOP gives away free pancakes around National Pancake Day to celebrate the day. The pancakes are completely free with no purchase required, although a donation to Children's Miracle Network is encouraged.

It's expected that a record-breaking amount of five million pancakes will be served in IHOPs around the country on this single day.

All IHOPS in the United States will be participating as well as IHOP restaurants in Canada, Mexico, and the Philippines.

Date and Time of IHOP Free Pancake Day 2017

This year the IHOP free pancake day, called IHOP National Pancake Day, is on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.

Guests will be able to get their free pancakes on March 7th from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. However, some IHOPs have extended hours of 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. for the free pancakes promotion. Call your local IHOP location to find out if they're offering the extended hours.

Amount of IHOP Free Pancakes You'll Get

When you visit your local IHOP for National Pancake Day at IHOP, you'll get a free short stack (3) of their famous buttermilk pancakes.

Making a Donation for the IHOP Pancakes

Although not required, you will be asked to give a donation to the Children's Miracle Network in any amount you'd like in exchange for your pancakes.

Their 2017 goal is to reach $3.5 million in donations, and all donations for the pancakes will go straight to the charity.

Some of the restaurants will also be inviting guests to make a donation to get a wall icon to publicly pledge support to Children'sMiracleMiracel Networks.

Some of the restraunts will be giving a discount coupon to be used on a future business with purchase of a wall icon.

Restrictions for IHOP's National Pancake Day

The offer of the free pancakes is limited to one short stack per person and you must dine in to get the deal.

Past IHOP National Pancake Days

The annual IHOP National Pancake Days have been going on for 12 years with more than $24 million being donated to organizations like Children's Miracle Network, Shriners Hospitals for Children, and The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.

Getting More Free Food at IHOP

You can join the Pancake Revolution reward program and get a free full stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity pancakes for joining, a free birthday meal, and some free food on your anniversary of being a member.

Celebrate With More Free Food

National Pancake Day isn't the only day you can get free food at your local restaurants. There are a ton of free food days including free ice cream days at Ben & Jerry's, Dairy Queen, and Haagen-Dazs.

You can also get free donuts on National Donut Day, free coffee on National Cofee Day, free Slurpees at 7-Eleven for Free Slurpee Day, and free Chick-fil-A food on Cow Appreciation Day.