You’re not the only one enjoying Free Slurpee Day. Celebrities—they’re just like us!—like 7-Eleven Slurpees, too.
LeBron James, who announced that he will return to the Cleveland Cavaliers on Friday, is a big fan of 7-11’s icy, slushy drink and even has his own flavor. James partnered with the convenience-store chain to create “The Spring 6 Mix by Lebron James.” His special, limited-edition flavor, which mixes orange and cherry with lemon-lime soda, has been available since May 28.
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Other celebrities who have been spotted with Slurpees over the years include Ashley Benson, Kim Kardashian, Selena Gomez and Joe Jonas.
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— El Comandante CR7. (@Cristianoista) May 25, 2013
7-Eleven have come out with a LeBron-edition Slurpee. pic.twitter.com/1P2KlmmUDM
— The Pick and Roll (@PickandRollAU) May 30, 2014
Kim and Jonathan make a pit stop to grab a slurpee // Kim y Jonathan hacen una parada en la estación de servicio pic.twitter.com/IFrZSeUy
— Жardashian Uruguay (@Kardashian_uy) October 15, 2012
For this year’s Free Slurpee Day, the convenience-store chain is celebrating its 87th birthday with a full week of freebies, starting Friday. Between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m. this Friday at participating stores, customers can get a free 12 oz. Slurpee. No coupon or loyalty program membership is required.
In addition to free Slurpees, 7-Eleven will give away candy, cookies, ice cream and other treats through Saturday, July 19. To receive each day's free offer, customers must download and register on the 7-Eleven app to obtain a barcode, the company said. The customer will receive the free item as they check out.
Here's each day's free offer that will be featured on 7-Eleven's smartphone app:
Friday, July 11: Small Slurpee
Saturday, July 12: Big Gulp soft drink
Sunday, July 13: M&M’s Birthday Cake Flavor Candies
Monday, July 14: Grandma’s Cookies
Tuesday, July 15: Hostess Twinkies
Wednesday, July 16: Snickers or Twix Ice Cream Bar
Thursday, July 17: Quaker Chewy Yogurt Snack Bar
Friday, July 18: Pillsbury Cookie
Saturday, July 19: Small Slurpee drink
This is the 12th year that the Dallas-based retailer has offered free Slurpees on its birthday. 7-Eleven said last year that it gave away 7 million free Slurpees to customers, and it expects to top that number this year. The company has 10,300 stores in North America.
To find the nearest 7-Eleven location to you, visit the company's website here for the store finder.