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National Chicken Finger Day
National Chicken Finger Day

The History of National Chicken Finger Day®

What is National Chicken Finger Day®?

National Chicken Finger Day® is a holiday created by Raising Cane’s founder, Todd Graves. The holiday was created to celebrate the MVP of the menu – the chicken finger!

When did National Chicken Finger Day® start?

National Chicken Finger Day® was created in 2010 by Raising Cane’s Founder, Todd Graves, as a way to recognize and celebrate our delicious chicken fingers!

Celebrations in the community!

Every year we celebrate in our restaurants by decorating and giving away free food; on social with exclusive giveaways; and in our communities with local media outreach.

Todd Graves and Cane

We own National Chicken Finger Day®!

The holiday was officially elevated to full trademark status in 2019.

How many Chicken Fingers have we given away?

To date, Cane's has celebrated National Chicken Finger Day® by giving away more than 150,000 chicken fingers to our loyal customers!

The party isn't stopping!

Scroll down to see how we've celebrated in the past and how we are celebrating this year!

Who We Are
National Chicken Finger Day® 2022

In 2022, at our flagship restaurant on the Las Vegas Strip, world-famous competitive eater and self-proclaimed Caniac®, Joey Chestnut, set the Raising Cane’s record by eating a whopping 44 chicken fingers in five minutes.

Joey Chestnut and Raising Cane's
Trays of chicken fingers
Joey taking a quick break
Joey and crew
Joey eating chicken fingers
Fans supporting Joey
Joey Chestnut and Raising Cane's
Trays of chicken fingers
Joey taking a quick break
Joey and crew
Joey eating chicken fingers
Fans supporting Joey
Joey Chestnut and Raising Cane's
Trays of chicken fingers
Joey taking a quick break
Joey and crew
Joey eating chicken fingers
Fans supporting Joey
Joey Chestnut and Raising Cane's
Trays of chicken fingers
Joey Chestnut showing out
The crowd cheering on Joey
Winner Winner chicken dinner
Joey Chestnut
Joey celebrating with the belt
Joey Chestnut 44 chicken fingers
Joey Chestnut showing out
The crowd cheering on Joey
Winner Winner chicken dinner
Joey Chestnut
Joey celebrating with the belt
Joey Chestnut 44 chicken fingers
Joey Chestnut showing out
The crowd cheering on Joey
Winner Winner chicken dinner
Joey Chestnut
Joey celebrating with the belt
Joey Chestnut 44 chicken fingers
Joey Chestnut showing out
The crowd cheering on Joey
Joey Chestnut holding the belt
Joey ate 44 chicken fingers
The chicken finger belt
Joey posing with his record 44 chicken fingers
Joey getting interviewed
Joey Chestnut holding the belt
Joey ate 44 chicken fingers
The chicken finger belt
Joey posing with his record 44 chicken fingers
Joey getting interviewed
Joey Chestnut holding the belt
Joey ate 44 chicken fingers
The chicken finger belt
Joey posing with his record 44 chicken fingers
Joey getting interviewed
Joey Chestnut holding the belt
Joey ate 44 chicken fingers
The chicken finger belt
Joey posing with his record 44 chicken fingers
Joey getting interviewed
Celebrate National Chicken Finger Day® with Us