McAlister’s Deli giving away free tea today in sixth annual event

Published on Wednesday, 23 July 2014 23:15 - Written by Staff Reports

McAlister’s Deli is celebrating its sixth annual Free Tea Day today.

The chain expects to give away more than 350,000 glasses of McAlister’s Famous Sweat Tea. Customers will receive a free 32-ounce glass at participating restaurants.

In honor of its 25th anniversary, the chain has held a Free Tea Day Facebook Photo Contest, which ends today. Photos were taken of life-sized cutouts of iced tea glasses at McAlister’s restaurants and posted on their local deli’s Facebook page. There will be 25 winners selected to receive $100 gift cards and a grand prize will be given for catering for up to 25 people.

The restaurant in Tyler is at 4325 Old Bullard Road. There also are locations in Athens, Longview, Rowlett and Mesquite. Founded in 1989, McAlister’s Deli has more than 325 restaurants in 24 states. For more, visit .