7 Sweet Deals For National Pretzel Day

There's something really magical about fresh pretzels. From the chewy dough to that thick, crunchy flaked kosher salt sprinkled on top, there's really nothing like a warm bite of twisted dough.

April 26 is a beautiful day dedicated to celebrating the glorious snack, and it's important to stay vigilant so that you can find yourself all manners of delightfully free or discounted pretzels on National Pretzel Day.

Here are some of the best deals going around, according to Brand Eating and Parade:

Auntie Anne's: Download the "My Pretzel Perks" app before 11:59 p.m. EST on April 26 and pick up a free Original or Cinnamon Sugar Pretzel, good between April 26 and April 30.

Ben's Soft Pretzels: Show up between 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. on April 26, donate $1 or more to the Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, and score a free pretzel.

Cumberland Farms: Head to newly remodeled locations (only!) at the New England chain between noon and 6 p.m., buy a hot pretzel for $2.39 and earn yourself a free fountain or frozen Chill Zone beverage.

Philly Pretzel Factory: These wonderful people are giving out free pretzels at all locations (standalone and Walmart) on Pretzel Day. Plus if you're one of the first 100 customers in line, you'll get a card for a free pretzel that you can use every single day during the month of May.

Pretzelmaker: Show up on Pretzel Day, sing "Happy Birthday" to employees, and they'll give you a salted or unsalted pretzel for only 26 cents. Nice!

Snyder's of Hanover: If you're more of a crunchy pretzel fan, Snyder's will be handing out tens of thousands of bags of their pretzel bites outside of Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, Chase Field in Phoenix, Citi Field in New York, Comerica Park in Detroit, Fenway Park in Boston, Guaranteed Rate Field in Chicago, Oriole Park in Baltimore and PNC Park in Pittsburgh.

Wetzel's Pretzels: On April 26, go to participating locations -- this excludes stores in theme parks, airports, arenas and the like -- and get a free original pretzel. Want to score a bonus deal? Download their app for smartphones on Pretzel Day, and you'll get a free pretzel coupon that you can use between April 27 and May 1.

Go forth and eat all the pretzels!