Fun and Festive March-Inspired Fivestars Promotions You Should Send Today

March Fivestars Promotions

Between St. Patrick’s Day (March 17), March Madness, International Women’s Day (March 8), and National Waffle Day (March 25), there’s a multitude of fun and unusual occasions in the month of March. These happenings and holidays also pose as excellent ways to promote your business and encourage customers to shop.

Use one (or many) of these March-inspired promotions to reach out your Fivestars loyalty members. We’ve included a few examples for each “holiday” – be sure to write the taglines in the occasion section of your promotional message, as seen here:


Use the promotional offer field to highlight sales you’re currently running, happy hours you’re promoting, offers or enticing rewards you’d like to give away to encourage in-store visits.

March Madness ideas:

Offer: Get X% off X items / Buy one X, get one free / Get double points on M, W, F / Get X$ all happy hour items

Occasion: We’re giving away mad (discounts, points, deals) for March Madness!
Occasion: Mad for March Madness? Come watch the games with us and…
Occasion: We’re mad for March Madness. Wear your favorite team’s colors to snag this deal.
Occasion: Sports? Forget about March Madness, have a (massage, burger, drink, etc.) instead!

International Women’s Day (March 8) ideas:

Offer: Take X$ off any item or entree / Buy a X and get X on us / Get a free X until supplies last

Occasion: We’re having fierce deals for International Women’s Day.
Occasion: Show all the women in your life how much you appreciate them on International Women’s Day!

Daylight Savings (March 13) ideas:

Offer: Take X% or $s off / Get double points when you purchase X or X / Buy one, get one free

Occasion: The day has been saved! Spring into this sweet deal. 
Occasion: Reward yourself for waking up an hour earlier.
Occasion: Daylight savings strikes again. Come in between (slowest hour of the day; ex: 1-2 pm, or happy hour times) and…

Pi Day (March 14) ideas:

Offer: Take 31.4% off everything today / All (pastries, appetizers, smoothies) are only $3.14 today

Occasion: Why? It’s 3.14 – Pi Day, of course!
Occasion: You deserve a slice of (sales) Pi on 3/14.

St. Patrick’s Day (March 17) ideas:

Offer: Take X% off all St. Patrick’s Day items/ Get all things green X% off / Buy one X, get one free for a lucky friend

Occasion: Find your pot of gold this St. Patrick’s Day at __!
Occasion: We’re making this St. Patrick’s Day extra lucky for you.

Earth Day (March 20) ideas:

Offer: Take X% off all things green / Get double points today

Occasion: Love the planet… and these savings/this deal
Occasion: Green isn’t just for St. Patrick’s Day – Wear green for Earth Day and…

National Waffle Day (March 25) ideas:

Offer: Get a free (waffle-related item) with purchase / Take % off all X items

Occasion: Bet you didn’t know today National Waffle Day. We’re here to celebrate! 
Occasion: It’s National Waffle Day – Eat waffles or (shop, eat healthy, get fit) instead?

Easter (March 27) ideas:

Offer: X% off all Easter items / Get X 50% off with purchase of X / Come in for a free, cute photo opportunity

Occasion: Hunt for goodies and great deals this Easter!
Occasion: Adults deserve treats for Easter too.
Occasion: The Easter Bunny will be at our store on Monday at 4 pm – Stop by to see him!

Other ideas: Instead of offering a discount for Earth Day or International Women’s Day, consider making a donation instead. Ex: “For every  $10 you spend we’ll donate $1” or “20% of your purchase goes to” an environmental or human rights charity. Some great examples include Environmental Defense Fund, Humane Society, Global Fund for Women, International Rescue Committee, and Doctors Without Borders.

Rachael Blumenthal
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Rachael Blumenthal

Rachael is a Senior Account Manager at Fivestars and spends her day supporting small business owners and promoting local industry. She loves yoga, travel, and playing with all the office dogs!

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