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By Brad Tuttle
July 11, 2017
Richard Levine—Alamy

One of the summer’s most eagerly anticipated giveaways takes place on Tuesday, when 7-Eleven stores will give away free small Slurpees to all customers.

The big giveaway always occurs on July 11—that’s today—aka 7/11, or “7-Eleven Day.” The free drinks are available only during a specified window of time on Tuesday. (Naturally, it’s from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.)

No purchase is required to get your free Slurpee. Just head to a participating 7-Eleven store, fill up a small-size cup in your preferred Slurpee flavor, and head to the counter, where you will be charged $0 for the refreshing drink.

Among the Slurpee flavors available now are cotton candy, pina colada, pineapple mango, and watermelon lime.

This is a particularly great week for freebie-lovers. In addition to the free Slurpees at 7-Eleven, Chick-fil-A is giving away free chicken sandwiches and other entrees on Tuesday to all customers wearing cow-theme apparel or accessories.

And Sunday, July 16, is National Ice Cream Day, when there will be giveaways and other special deals on ice cream around the country. This year, McDonald’s has free vanilla cones for all customers on Sunday.

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