The final quarter moon will shine like a massive, tacky taco in the sky tonight (May 4), and Taco Bell is celebrating the lunar part by gifting away free tacos.
For in the present day’s first-ever “Taco Moon” occasion, the firm will give clients a free crunchy taco from 8 p.m. to 11:59 p.m. native time. No buy is important to obtain a free taco, and you may order on-line, through the app or in-person at a collaborating location.
“Taco Bell plans to give away the most tacos it ever has on a single day on May 4 when the saga of lunar phases ultimately displays its perfect half-moon shape,” Taco Bell officers stated in a assertion.
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“We know the May 4 moon will take us to new ‘heights’ as we introduce ourselves to new future fans in a delicious way,” Julie Felss Masino, president of Taco Bell International, stated in the assertion.
The “Taco Moon” occasion is going on on the similar day as Star Wars Day, however it will not really coincide with the final quarter moon. Last quarter part, when the moon’s Earth-facing facet is half-illuminated, occurred Monday (May 3) at 3:50 p.m. EDT (1950 GMT), after moonset. On Tuesday, the moon will set in the afternoon, earlier than the free tacos are served.
Earth’s pure satellite tv for pc, which is at the moment waning, will appear like a taco once more two weeks from now, on May 19, when it reaches first quarter part. It takes on this taco-like form twice each month, however Taco Bell’s “Taco Moon” giveaway just isn’t a recurring occasion like the lunar part, so snatch your free moon taco tonight whilst you can!
You can study extra about in the present day’s Taco Moon occasion at TacoBell.com/TacoMoon.
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