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Leap Day Deals, Discounts and Freebies in Orlando!

Thursday is Leap Day this year, and on February 29 we get to celebrate an extra day, and here in Orlando, many attraction, restaurants and more are offering great deals, discounts and free goodies to celebrate!


2024 is a Leap Year, and this means we get an extra bonus day on February 29, and many local attractions, restaurants, and retailers are offering special deals, disocunts, and even freebies to celebrate!

So read on for all the special offers, and get ready to leap into 24 hours of offers here in Orlando!

We will be adding even more Leap Day Special Offers in Orlando as we get the details, so be sure to check back often! Submit your offer here.

Enjoy $0.96 Leap Day Treats at Jeremiah's Italian Ice

On February 29, the Frog Squad at Jeremiah’s Italian Ice is putting on a fun, family-friendly Leap Day event complete with $0.96 Ices and Gelatis for J-List rewards members at the company’s first ever location in Winter Park!

The 90’s-themed event will also feature a live DJ, carnival games, face painting, a food truck, magician, and a 90’s movie, sponsored by Enzian Theater, will be shown on the lawn after the event.

Museum of Illusions Offers Free Entry for Leap Day Birthdays

In celebration of this year’s Leap Day, and to make up for many missed birthday celebrations, Museum of Illusions at ICON Park will offer free entry to anyone born on February 29th with the purchase of a ticket for a guest.

To take advantage of the deal bring a paying guest and present a valid ID with proof of Leap Day birthday. Guests can leap into a world of optical illusions, eye-fooling exhibits, and interactive fun as they embark on a magical journey of discovery and wonder.

STK at Disney Springs

On Leap Day, treat yourself, seize the extra day we have to live large, and enjoy a $29 6 oz. filet from STK. Pair it with any of the modern steakhouses’ decadent sides – Confit mushrooms, truffle fries, or the baby gem Caesar. Kick off the meal with Jalepeno Pickled Shrimp Cocktail and Jumbo Lump Crab Cakes before digging into your filet, and put a cherry on the indulgent experience with tasty Chocolate Cake or Apple Pie. Reserve online HERE.

Cowboy Chicken Leap Day Chicken Giveaway

Cowboy Chicken at Sunset Walk

Leap Day birthdays are a big deal, and Cowboy Chicken is ready to celebrate with a savory birthday gift. The wood-fire rotisserie chicken chain will give all leaplings, or those born on Leap Day, Feb. 29, a free whole chicken to celebrate their special day.

Guests must appear in person at Cowboy Chicken Kissimmee and must show identification proving that their birthday is Feb. 29. This offer is available during operating hours on Feb. 29. No purchase is required. Only one free chicken per person and this offer may not be combined with other offers. 

Fun Spot America

Fun Spot America is jumping with joy because of this deal! Take the Leap on Leap Day! Enjoy some budget-friendly family fun with a $29.00 Single Day Fun Pass!!  Jump over to either park location in Orlando or Kissimmee or visit the website to purchase up to 10 tickets on February 29th!! Buy now, use later any day throughout the year!

Plus, FREE SkyCoaster flight if you redeem your ticket on 2.29, and $2.29 Beer Refills too!

The Melting Pot Orlando

The Melting Pot is offering Cheese fondue, salad and chocolate fondue for $29 per person, or take $29 off "The Big Night Out" for two. Must mention Leap Day to get discount.

Chuck E. Cheese

Chuck E. Cheese is celebrating the once-every-four-year Leap Day during the month of February by giving away free All-Day Jump Passes to children under 52 inches tall who visit fun centers featuring Chuck E. Cheese Trampoline Zones. Guests can find the one-day coupon only on and present it anytime they visit on Feb. 29.

Krispy Kreme Leap Day Deal

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is offering customers a dozen original glazed doughnuts for $2.29 with the purchase of any regularly priced dozen on Thursday, Feb. 29 in honor of Leap Day. Plus, customers who have a Feb. 29 birthday can receive a free dozen original glazed doughnuts, no purchase necessary. Proof of birthday is required.


On Leap Day, Wendy's customers can get a free Cinnabon Pull-Apart at their local Wendy's restaurant during breakfast hours, while supplies last. One per vehicle in the drive thru or one per dining room transaction. The item, a new collaboration with Cinnabon, is now available at Wendy's restaurants nationwide during breakfast hours.


To make your leap year birthday even more memorable, BurgerFi is offering an exclusive 20% discount on your birthday meal on 2/29 when you dine-in.


7-Eleven is offering any combination of five wings for $2.29 on Leap Day.


Chipotle is offering its rewards members a free side of guac on Thursday for orders placed online or via the app.

Noodles & Company

Noodles & Company is offering Noodles Rewards Members 29% off on orders of $29 or more on Feb. 29. Customers can sign up for the Noodles Rewards program by visiting or downloading the Noodles Rewards app.


Hooters HootClub Rewards loyalty members will receive on Leap Day an automatic reward to redeem for one select appetizer for $2.29 per loyalty account. Appetizers offered include cheese sticks, fried pickles, chips & queso, lots-a-tots, cheese & pretzels, and 12 buffalo shrimp.

Hungry Howie’s

Hungry Howie's is offering a special BOGO promo. Buy one large pizza, get one for 29 cents! Offer is valid for carryout only.

Insomnia Cookies

Insomnia Cookies is offering one free classic cookie with any six or 12-pack purchases now through Sunday. For customers who have leap day birthdays, you’ll get four free classic cookies (a cookie for every birthday year missed), birthday décor, and party hats. Customers must show their ID.

Build-A-Bear Workshop

Anyone celebrating their Leap Day birthdays this year are invited to visit any participating Build-A-Bear Workshop to build a Birthday Treat Bear for the special price of $4.

Long John Silver’s

At Long John Silver's get a free piece of fish or chicken when you use promo code LEAPDAY at checkout through Thursday.

Smoothie King

Smoothie King ustomers can receive 29% off the purchase of 20-oz smoothies or larger at all Smoothie King locations on Feb. 29, when they spend $15 or more. The offer is only valid through the Smoothie King Healthy Reward app.

Taco Bell

Rewards members visiting Taco Bell can grab a Crunchwrap for $2.29 in the app on Thursday.

Buffalo Wild Wings

On Leap Day, buy one order of boneless wings at Buffalo Wild Wings and get another order free.

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse

BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse is offering its popular Pizookies for just $2.29 with a minimum purchase of $10. Dine-in only on Leap Day only.

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Buy a sub in the Jersey Mike’s app and get a free sub later! The offer is valid for MyMike’s members (one time only) through February 29.

Fun Facts About Leap Day

It takes the Earth 365 days, 5 hours, 48 minutes, and 45 seconds to orbit the sun. This creates approximately an “extra” 6 hours each year, or 24 hours every four years.

Leap Day is added to the calendar every four years to account for this extra 24 hours.


If we didn’t add a Leap Day on February 29 every four years, each calendar year would begin about 6 hours before the earth completes its revolution around the sun.


Doesn’t seem like such a big deal does it? Well, it is. With a deviation of 6 hours per year, the seasons would shift by 24 calendar days within 100 years. Within a few centuries, people in the Northern Hemisphere would be celebrating Christmas in the middle of summer.


A person born on Leap Day is known as a “leapling” or a “leaper”. They usually celebrate their birthday on February 28 or March 1 in a non-leap year.


The odds of being born on Leap Day is 1 in 1,461.


There are just over 187,000 Leapings in the United States, with more than 4 million people around the world.


The town of Anthony, TX is the self-professed “Leap Year Capital of the World” and the it celebrates the distinction with a festival and a parade.

The Summer Olympic Games are held every four years on leap years.

Some cultures that use a lunar calendar – a calendar that is based on the moon’s movement, add a whole leap month every three years.

According to tradition, it's OK for a woman to propose to a man on Feb. 29.

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