Solar Eclipse Snacks: 25 Best Deals for Enjoying the Big Day

Watch the solar eclipse while feasting on these great deals from Burger King, Moon Pie, Applebee's, Krispy Kreme and more.

Senior man and his dog sit on the grass and look at the horizon
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Although the solar eclipse today, April 8th, will last only about four minutes and 28 seconds, this celestial event inspires days of deals, freebies and discounts on good food, drinks, snacks and even solar eclipse glasses. 

From Texas to Maine, "totality" — or when the moon completely blocks the sun — will cross 15 states. Locations along the path of the eclipse are among those looking to cash in on the frenzy. 

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Kathryn Pomroy

For the past 18+ years, Kathryn has highlighted the humanity in personal finance by shaping stories that identify the opportunities and obstacles in managing a person's finances. All the same, she’ll jump on other equally important topics if needed. Kathryn graduated with a degree in Journalism and lives in Duluth, Minnesota. She joined Kiplinger in 2023 as a contributor.