There’s nothing better than a fresh toasted bagel with cream cheese! In honor of National Bagel Day – today, February 9th, Thomas’® is giving away 100,000 samples of bagels through a series of events and an online sweepstakes.
Spreading the Fun Coast to Coast
Bagel-lovers living on the east coast can stop by one of the Thomas’ National Bagel Day events to pick up a free bagel with a topping, play a spinwheel and bagel trivia game to win some food-themed items, such as lunch totes.
- Monday, 2/3: New York
Grand Central Terminal, Vanderbilt Hall
7 a.m. – 12 p.m.
- Tuesday, 2/4: Boston
Prudential Center, Center Court (indoors)
6 a.m. – 11 a.m.
- Thursday, 2/6: Charlotte
SouthPark Mall, Center Court
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
- Friday, 2/7: Orlando
Waterford Lakes Town Center, The Patio (between Regal Cinema and Bed, Bath & Beyond)
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Bagel-lovers across the nation can join in on the fun by visiting www.facebook.com/ThomasEnglishMuffinsandBagels to learn more about bagels, find delicious recipes and enter a sweepstakes for a chance to win a coupon for a free package of Thomas’ bagels and the grand prize of a $5,000 gift card.
Thomas’ offers more than 20 different bagels to satisfy various tastes and preferences. Sizes include the traditional 20-ounce bagel, Mini Bagels and Bagel Thins®bagels, which contain 110 calories per serving and a Weight Watchers PointsPlus® value of 3 per Bagel Thins® bagel. Thomas’ bagels are available in a variety of flavors, from classics like plain to “better-for-you” options like 100% whole wheat to limited edition seasonal offerings like Pumpkin Spice.
Fun Bagel Facts
- Other German variations of the word bagel are ‘beigel,’ meaning ‘ring,’ and ‘bugel’ meaning bracelet.
- What’s up with the hole in the middle? Bakers would thread bagels onto dowels to sell them more easily on the streets.
- Bagels are the only bread that are boiled before they are bake