Wondering what to do Valentine’s Day without spending a fortune? Here are a few local Valentine’s Day freebies and deals February 14:

Free food 

McAlister’s Deli — As a special for Valentine’s Day, kids eat free at McAlister’s Deli for its Family Date Night. This is valid for up to two kids’ meals with purchase of an adult entree. For children under 12 years old. Dine in only February 14. Valid at participating locations.

Food deals

TCBY — Enjoy a buy-one-get-one free frozen yogurt at TCBY on February 14. This is valid at participating locations. Call or see your store for details.

Schlotzsky’s — Schlotzsky’s locations nationwide are giving away 3 oz. bottles of their Schlotzsky’s Hot Sauce February 14 with a $7 purchase.

Fogo de Chão — Dine at Fogo de Chão through February 17 and receive a dining card for a complimentary lunch or dinner with equal purchase on your next visit. Up to a $63.95 value. Card is valid Sundays – Thursdays February 18-May 3, 2018.

Papa Murphy’s — Take advantage of today’s heart-shaped “HeartBaker” take-and-bake pizza at all locations for $7. Get the “Sweetheart of a Deal” for $10 with HeartBaker pizza and Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough.

photo: Papa Murphy’s

Free fun

Browse a free museum — Did you know 9 Houston museums are free every day? Go explore Wednesday, February 14, and find the perfect match for your personality and interests.

  • Contemporary Arts Museum Houston
  • The Menil Collection (main museum closes 2/26/18 until Fall 2018 for updates and repairs)
  • Houston Center for Contemporary Craft
  • Houston Center for Photography
  • Asia Society Texas Center (building and Grand Hall exhibition)
  • DiverseWorks
  • Rothko Chapel
  • The Jung Center
  • Lawndale Art Center

photo: MarinaDelCastell