For those days -- or when you just want a change of pace -- consider these local "kids' nights" options for a fun and affordable treat:
***Free*** Dickey's Barbecue Pit, 2278 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Sanford NC, 919-775-1847
What: Kids under 12 eat free.
Terms: An adult must purchase a dine-in meal.
Notes: Ice cream is free every day when you purchase a meal (adults included).
Fairview Dairy Bar, 109B Carbonton Road, Sanford NC, 919-775-5721
When: Thursday nights
What: Kids' meals are discounted by 50 cents
Terms: Drink not included.
Notes: Coloring sheets available. Kids meals come with a scoop of ice cream.
Firehouse Subs, 3248 NC Route 87 South, Sanford NC, 919-777-2996
When: Wednesdays after 4pm, all day on Sundays
What: Kids' meals are 99 cents.
Terms: An adult must purchase a dine-in meal
Notes: Kids get a firefighter hat with meal.
Jeff & Lisa's Brickhouse Grill, 1401 Colon Road, Sanford NC, 919-777-0427
When: Wednesday nights
What: Kids eat for 99 cents.
Terms: An adult must purchase a meal
Notes: Coloring sheets available.
***Free*** Mo's Worlds Best BBQ, 1512 Westover Drive, Sanford NC, 919-777-0529
When: Tuesday nights
What: Kids eat free
Terms: An adult must purchase of a meal.
***Free*** Pizza Hut, 1923 S. Horner Blvd, Sanford NC, 919-776-8306
When: Tuesday nights from 5-8pm
What: Kids eat free from buffet
Terms: 10 and under only, one free child's meal per each paid adult meal, drink not included.
Notes: No coloring sheets. Extras include a child's craft, arcade games, and a jukebox.
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