Get a free root beer float in Springfield on Sunday

It doesn't get much more refreshing than a classic root beer float. CONTRIBUTED

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It doesn't get much more refreshing than a classic root beer float. CONTRIBUTED

Sunday, Aug. 6, is National Root Beer Float Day and you can take advantage of a great deal from one restaurant.

A&W All-American Food will be giving away free small root beer floats to customers all day.

There are two A&W restaurants within Springfield, 2217 S. Limestone St. and 717 N. Limestone St.

Springfield has its own history tied to the drink as it was the founding location for Frostop root beer.

>>READ MORE: Nursery opens at former root beer stand

The original location is now a floral nursery located on 3683 S. Charleston Pike.

The root beer float, or “brown cow,”, was created in the late 1800’s and has been a summer staple ever since.

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