Fat Tuesday Is Also National Pancake Day!

In a feat of deliciously unplanned scheduling, this year’s Fat Tuesday and National Pancake Day are both falling on this Tuesday, February 25th, 2020! So, before you chow down on a feast of breakfast and other foods next week, make sure your teeth are ready and healthy by scheduling an exam and cleaning at Dental Impressions of Ankeny. Then, chew to your heart’s content at one (or both) of the events happening in our community to celebrate these occasions.

National Pancake Day

While National Pancake Day really is a nationally recognized holiday, if you recognize the day, it is likely because of IHOP. This chain restaurant has a reputation for being the place to go for pancakes of all kinds, and they have a location right here in Ankeny, located at 2402 SE Delaware Ave, Ankeny, IA. This year, IHOP is celebrating National Pancake Day in a big way: free pancakes all day!

The free pancake deal starts at 7 AM on Tuesday the 25th, and it will include one free short stack of buttermilk pancakes per person, making it a great way to start or end your Fat Tuesday. You can find out more information on the IHOP website.

Fat Tuesday

While Fat Tuesday is traditionally a religious celebration along with Mardi Gras, these days it is celebrated by people across all different religions and cultures. Perhaps most notably in our community, it will be celebrated this year by Whiskey River Ankeny, a local bar with a rooftop patio and delicious food. Whiskey River will be bringing New Orleans to Ankeny starting at 6 PM on Tuesday the 25th and ending at 2 AM the following morning. They will be serving jello shots, purple beer, and jambalaya, handing out party favors, and hosting live music from The Punching Pandas, so it’s sure to be a fun time.

Whiskey River Ankeny is located at 1350 SW Vintage Pkwy, Ankeny, IA 50023, and you can find out more information about the event on the Fat Tuesday Celebration Facebook event page.

Keep Your Teeth Healthy

Whether you will be celebrating Fat Tuesday, National Pancake Day, both, or neither, keeping your smile healthy is always important. At Dental Impressions, we want you to have a smile that you can be proud of. Whether that is achieved by keeping it healthy with twice-yearly checkups and cleanings, or with the help of  cosmetic and restorative dentistry, we are equipped with the tools and methods to keep you smiling. If you are interested in learning more, or if you are due for a checkup, schedule an appointment by calling Dental Impressions today at (515) 965-0230.