Panda Express Celebrates Official Start of Summer With Free Orange Chicken

Today marks the official start of summer and things are heating up at Panda Express. With extended summer evening hours already in effect, Panda is celebrating the start of summer with a free single serving of Orange Chicken this Friday, June 22 from 9 p.m. to closing.

Guests can download a coupon on Facebook for a free single serving of the Orange Chicken entrĂ©e, starting today. Panda’s world famous Orange Chicken features tender, juicy bites of chicken, which are lightly battered and wok tossed in a sweet and mildly spicy chili sauce.

“Summer is a time for fun and late nights. We want to offer our guests the chance to better enjoy the season with a serving of a Panda favorite on us this Friday,” said Glenn Lunde, Chief Marketing Officer at Panda Express. “Our summer hours program is always a fun event and we’re happy to give our customers more of what they love, later into the evening.”

Summer Hours are offered until Labor Day (Sept. 4) at all Panda Express street locations nationwide.

Founded in 1973, with close to 1,500 locations in 42 states, Puerto Rico and Mexico, the privately-held Panda Restaurant Group is the world’s leader in Asian dining experiences. The successful chain of concepts includes Panda Express, Panda Inn and Hibachi-San. Panda Express is best known for its wide variety of original recipes including their famous Orange Chicken, Award Winning Honey Walnut Shrimp, Beijing Beef, SweetFire Chicken Breast, and Kobari Beef. For more information, visit