Here’s How To Get A Free Root Beer Float From A&W

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There’s nothing that says American summer quite like a good ol’ fashioned root beer float. The creaminess of the ice cream mixed with the root beer taste and fizz is the perfect way to end a fun summer day.

So perfect, in fact, that the ice cream treat even has its own special day — National Root Beer Float Day on Aug. 6! And this year, you can either mix one up yourself to celebrate or head to your local A&W where they’ll be serving them up for free!

In honor of the tasty holiday, all A&W locations will be handing out free small root beer floats from 2 to 8 p.m. on Aug. 6. No purchase is necessary, but donations to the Disabled American Veterans are encouraged.

A&W’s root beer floats are soft serve vanilla ice cream and, of course, root beer.

Not a fan of root beer floats but want to celebrate the holiday anyway? Why not modify your dessert a bit and go for this wine (!!!) float instead?! We won’t tell! All it takes is vanilla ice cream, wine — and some maraschino cherries and whipped cream if you’re up for it!

Will you be heading to A&W for your free float on Aug. 6 or making one yourself?