There are roughly 187,000 American “Leaplings” born on February 29 who only get to celebrate their real birth date every four years. Here’s a list of deals throughout Los Angeles for those lucky ones to celebrate Leap Year 2020.
Farmer Boys at 726 S. Alameda in DTLA is making this year special by hosting a Leapling Birthday Breakfast to indulge in hot cakes, French toast, omelets and pancake-stack cakes with candles on the balloon-festooned outdoor patio from 8-9:30 a.m. Leaplings can enjoy a free Big Cheeseburger all day Saturday at participating Farmer Boys locations.
In honor of the 2020 leap year, cult-favorite ice cream brand Van Leeuwen has dubbed Saturday “The Day that Doesn’t Count.” All scoop shops will be upgrading a single scoop order to a double all day long. To enjoy the cool upgrade, simply whisper the secret words “cheat day” to your scooper. You can choose to get a scoop of the same flavor, or mix and match.
In honor of this once-every-four-years-holiday, AC Hotel Los Angeles South Bay put together a special Leap Year-inspired cocktail and deal for leap day babies, with proof of date of birth. Dating back to the ’30s, the classic cocktail is made with gin, Grand Marnier and a splash of lemon juice. On February 29 only, the special sip is $5 for birthday people. The Leap Year drink is available to non-leap-year-babies as well for $10. This sweet deal is served at Flora, the hotel’s rooftop bar as well as in the AC Lounge.
In celebration of the Leap Day babies of the world, those born on February 29 receive a free drink of choice with valid ID at Fairgrounds Coffee & Tea’s .
Anyone who purchases a chicken sandwich from Popeyes through postmates.com today will receive a free chicken sandwich code via email on February 29. Customers must hit a minimum order of $15 to receive the promotion.
All NORMS locations are celebrating by offering a free 4 Deuces breakfast which comes with two hotcakes, two eggs, two strips of bacon and two sausages to anyone whose birthday is on February 29 (with proof of birth date). Additionally, kids eat for only $2.29 all day with their choice of any kids meal from the menu (does not include beverage).