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Nothing completes a breakfast ensemble like waffles topped with syrup, powdered sugar and fresh fruit. This Aug. 24 is National Waffle Day, and it celebrates the first patent for a waffle iron, filed by Cornelius Swarthout in 1869.
To celebrate the holiday, restaurants are offering waffle coupons, waffle discounts — and even free waffles. Here are some of the best National Waffle Day deals and discounts.
12 National Waffle Day 2016 Deals
Augustana Care: The senior facility in Minneapolis is offering free waffles from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Aug. 24, no RSVP required.
Boar’s Head: This Charlottesville, Va., resort is hosting Waffle Day specials, like its lunchtime waffle sandwich on Aug. 24.
Capital One 360 Cafe: Visit the San Francisco Financial District cafe on National Waffle Day and enjoy a free waffle from b.street waffles from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.
Comfort Inn & Suites: The Manheim, Pa., location is treating local heroes like law enforcement and teachers to a free waffle bar on Aug. 24 from 6:30 a.m. to 6:30 pm.; the Murrieta, Calif., location is going for a world record for the longest-running waffle station by keeping its kitchen open for 24 hours on National Waffle Day. The event, called “24 on 24” starts at 12 a.m. on Aug. 24.
Denny’s: AARP members can enjoy waffles and other dishes at Denny’s for 15 percent off with their membership.
Iron Roost: The Ballston Spa, N.Y., eatery has a special on chicken and waffles on Wednesdays. This National Waffle Day, pick up free waffle samples from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Jamba Juice: Jamba Juice at the Valley River Center in Eugene, Ore., is selling $1 Sweet Belgian Waffles all day on Aug. 24.
Louisiana State University: Head to the LSU parade grounds from noon until 10:30 p.m. for free chicken and waffles and music on Aug. 24.
Mustang Village: In Wichita Falls, Texas, celebrate National Waffle Day with a waffle bar at the Clubhouse Bistro.
Salvation Army: In Sarasota, Fla., Comfort Suites is making waffles for clients at the Salvation Army Center of Hope for National Waffle Day.
University of Texas, Arlington: UT Arlington students are invited for free Belgium waffles, ice cream and other toppings, plus music and dancing for National Waffle Day.
Whole Foods: From 2 p.m. to 5 p.m., a waffle truck will visit Whole Foods at the West Columbia, S.C., location on Cross Hill Rd. on Aug. 24.
This article originally appeared on GoBankingRates.