You can get free root beer floats at metro Detroit A&W restaurants

Posted at 11:05 AM, Aug 05, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-05 11:05:23-04

(WXYZ) — A&W restaurants in metro Detroit will give away free root beer floats in honor of National Root Beer Float Day on Aug. 6.

From 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., participating restaurants will serve free, small root beer floats, no purchase necessary. Guests will be encouraged to make a donation Disabled American Veterans.

“A&W has a long history of supporting veterans,” said local A&W spokesperson Ben Piechocki in a release. “With this being our centennial year, National Root Beer Float Day is extra special.”

Since 2013, A&W has raised more than $800,000 for veterans groups during National Root Bear Float Day.