Press Releases

May 10, 2017
Eat’n Park Restaurants is celebrating motherhood with a free Smiley Cookie for all moms who visit on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 14.

April 3, 2017
Eat’n Park Restaurants is celebrating the start of the baseball season with a free Pittsburgh Pirates Smiley Cookie for fans showing their Pirates pride. Any guest wearing Pittsburgh Pirates attire to Eat’n Park on Friday, April 7, 2017, the day of the Pirates home opener, will receive a free Smiley Cookie.

December 16, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants’ ( annual Caring for Kids Campaign reached a milestone this year, bringing the total amount raised since the start of the campaign in 1979 to more than $10 million. The campaign raises funds for children’s hospitals across the region.

November 16, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( is opening the door to its new Eat’n Park restaurant in Avalon on Thursday, November 17, 2016. To celebrate, all guests will receive a free Smiley Cookie on opening day.

November 4, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( is kicking off its 38th annual Caring for Kids Campaign, running November4 through December 11, 2016, to raise funds for children’s hospitals throughout the region. This year, the campaign is expected to exceed $10 million in total contributions throughout the campaign’s existence. Last year the campaign raised more than $470,000, bringing the lifetime campaign total to $9.8 million.

October 24, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( is providing a sweet reward to Cleveland Indians fans during the World Series. Guests wearing Indians attire at Cleveland-area Eat’n Park restaurants during the series will receive a free Smiley Cookie with their meal.

October 3, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( is kicking off the Halloween season by introducing new Monster Mash Smiley Cookie packs with two new Halloween Smiley Cookie designs.

September 19, 2016
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( has made takeout easier by introducing online ordering. From a desktop, tablet or mobile device, guests can now order their favorite menu items, select a pickup time that’s convenient for them, and their order will be ready at the Eat’n Park location of their choice. With most Eat’n Park locations now featuring drive-up pickup windows, the convenience of online ordering is multiplied.

March 11, 2016
The Eat’n Park ( restaurant serving the Clarksburg area is celebrating its new look and grand re-opening with a free Smiley cookie for all guests on Friday, March 11, 2016.

January 13, 2016
Eat’n Park’s ( Altoona restaurant has a fresh, new look and is celebrating by giving all guests a free Smiley Cookie on Friday, January 15.

December 18, 2015
Eat’n Park’s ( annual Caring for Kids Campaign broke records for the largest amount raised in the history of the campaign. Thanks to the generosity of team members and guests, the 37th annual Campaign raised a total of $470,495 for children’s hospitals and charities across Pennsylvania, Ohio, Virginia and West Virginia. This year’s grand total brings the campaign total to more than $9 million raised since its inception in 1979.

May 28, 2015
Eat’n Park Restaurants ( is kicking off a month-long Smiley’s Birthday Party celebration in June featuring 99-cent kids’ meals and a number of appearances by Smiley at Eat’n Park restaurants. Smiley’s Birthday celebration will run through the month of June, beginning Monday, June 1 and ending Tuesday, June 30.