It’s February, and love and freebies are in the air.
From complimentary frozen yogurt to no-cost health apps, we’ve rounded up a bouquet of delicious and otherwise enticing deals to help make your month even sweeter. Think of it as our Valentine’s Day gift to you!
Read on for everything you need to know about the best things you can get for free in the month of February. And for even more options, head on over to Money Talks News’ freebies page.
Free apps for better health – ongoing
If your goal is to improve your health and fitness in the new year, it might be tempting to take advantage of that gym discount. Or, you can enjoy workouts for free at or near home.
Free museum admission for BoA cardholders — Feb. 4-5
If you’re a Bank of America credit or debit cardholder, you’re in for a treat. The company’s Museums on Us program grants free admission to more than 225 cultural institutions across the country during the first full weekend of every month.
This month, those dates fall on the Feb. 4-5. Get additional details.
Free frozen yogurt — Feb. 6
In honor of National Yogurt Day — which falls of Feb. 6 — TCBY is offering guests 6 free ounces of frozen yogurt. And if you happen to live near a self-serve store, toppings are fair game.
Participating Menchie’s locations are also celebrating the sweet holiday by offering buy-one-get-one frozen yogurt all day long. Plus, if you scan the app in the store from Feb. 7-20, you can score double smiles as part of the Menchie’s rewards program.
Free TV programming for Comcast internet subscribers — throughout 2023
If you’re an Xfinity, Flex or X1 internet subscriber, get fired up for a spate of new network and streaming shows. Comcast has rolled out Free This Week, in which it is offering new programming every week of the year.
For instance, customers can enjoy free programming on HBO Max through Feb. 5. To learn what’s available at any time, just check the On Demand menu or say “Free This Week” into your voice remote. Learn more.
Tax-free shopping — starting Feb. 18-20
Looking forward to your state’s annual sales tax holiday? You don’t have to wait long in Maryland. The Old Line State hosts its tax-free shopping bonanza from Feb. 18-20 this year.
Residents will enjoy tax savings on Energy Star products, so it’s a great time to buy that new washer and dryer set you’ve been eyeing.
Alabama residents can also enjoy a sales tax break on hurricane supplies and generators this month from Feb. 24-26.
Mark your calendars for the sales tax holidays occurring in your state during 2023.
Free JBC at Wendy’s — ongoing
Does a burger taste even better when you don’t have to pay for it? Now, you can find out!
Sign up for the Wendy’s app and you can get a free JBC sandwich when you order a medium or large fries. Wendy’s says the offer is available for a limited time. Find out more.
Free tax preparation — ongoing
Tax season is upon us, but there is one way to make it less painful: Get your taxes done for free.
Volunteer tax preparers across the nation will do your taxes for free, provided your annual income is $60,000 or less. Others also may qualify for the service. Visit this IRS webpage to learn more.
Those who make $73,000 or less can use the IRS Free File program, a partnership between the IRS and makers of commercial tax-preparation software. With this service, you can prepare and file your federal individual income tax return for free using tax software. Learn more at this IRS webpage.
BOGO wings at Buffalo Wild Wings — Thursdays
If you’re a fan of Buffalo wings, you’re going to love this mouthwatering deal: Buffalo Wild Wings offers buy one, get one free boneless wings on Thursdays. Learn more.
Free services with Medicare — ongoing
If you have Medicare, you’re likely familiar with its basic services. But you also may be eligible for an array of lesser-known benefits with no out-of-pocket costs.
- “Welcome to Medicare” preventive visits
- Annual wellness visits
- Cancer screenings
- Diabetes management training
- Mental health screenings
- Nutrition therapy
- Vaccines (including flu and COVID-19)
Get additional details in “14 Things That Are Free With Medicare.”
New Disney freebies — ongoing
Disney has been struggling a bit lately, but that could be to your benefit. The House of Mouse is offering some exciting new perks to entice visitors, including discounted tickets for Florida and California residents and more reduced rate days for one-day park tickets for all guests.
Additional incentives include complimentary digital downloads of Disney PhotoPass attraction photos for all ticketed park guests starting on Feb. 4, and complimentary self-parking for resort guests. Find out more in “4 New Perks Disney Is Offering to Get You Into its Theme Parks.”
Free things for retirees — ongoing
Being retired has its benefits — and we’re not just talking about not going into the office every day. If you are over a certain age, you may be eligible for a variety of free goods and services.
You may also qualify for discounts at stores and gyms, travel savings, tax breaks and more. Get additional details in “13 Things Retirees Can Get for Free — or Almost Free.”
Free movies at Tubi — ongoing
Want to watch more television shows and movies without having to sign up — and pay — for a subscription service? Tubi has you covered.
Owned by Fox Corp., this no-cost streaming service offers thousands of TV shows (including new kids programming) and movies with “fewer ads than cable.” Browse offerings.
For more on free streaming options, check out “17 Streaming Services That Are Completely Free.”