National Use Your Gift Card Day, As Seen On Queens Chronicle


As Seen On Queens Chronicle. This event occurred on Saturday, January 16th, 2021 — all day

National Use Your Gift Card Day is on January 16, 2021 – A national shopping holiday to remember to use your lonely gift cards that end up unused in wallets, purses, drawers ($3 billion a year). The Day will include exclusive offers from national retailers and restaurants to help consumers make the most of their gift cards with special deals to maximize savings. For more information, visit

List of Current Participants

  • Applebee’s
  • ChipotleSaks
  • rue 21
  • Petsmart
  • Bass Pro Shops
  • Outback Steakhouse
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
  • Smashburgers

It’s simple: find your gift cards, organize your gift cards and – use your gift cards!

According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 60% of consumers want to receive gift cards this holiday season! As we look forward to the new year, Americans will have gift cards on hand, and merchants will be offering exciting ways to encourage consumers to use them.

So, when you mark your calendar for Cyber Monday, Shop Small Saturday and Black Friday, remember to set a special reminder for National Use Your Gift Card Day and keep your gift cards handy!