Wichita’s favorite Freddy is turning 92, and the restaurant named for him is celebrating with discounted custard for all.
Freddy Simon, father of Freddy’s co-founders Randy Simon and the late Bill Simon, will have his birthday on Feb. 24, and in honor of him, all Freddy’s Frozen Custard locations will sell 92-cent single scoops of frozen custard today through Feb. 26. Visitors can order either vanilla or chocolate either in a cake cone or in a dish.
The chain is also encouraging people to wish Freddy a happy birthday on social media using the hashtag #HappyBDayFreddy. If they also tag @FreddyUSA, their wish could be featured on Freddy’s official social media accounts. In many stores, a life-sized cutout of Freddy is waiting to pose in the pictures.
Simon, a World War II veteran, was featured on Veteran’s Day as the Person of the Week on ABC World News Tonight. He still frequently makes appearances in local Freddy’s stores.