Marco’s offering free pizza on Columbus Day

TAMPA, FL (WFLA) — Marco’s is offering free slices of pizza to all Americans for lunch on Columbus Day, October 12th, as a way to honor its Italian heritage. October is also National Pizza Month.

To take advantage of this offer go to, and present the picture of Christopher Columbus displayed on Marco’s main page. The picture can be shown using a smart phone or a print out, and the offer is good at all participating Marco’s Pizza stores from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.

Columbus Day, along with celebrating the discovery of the New World by Christopher Columbus, recognizes the many achievements of Italian-American heritage. Marco’s Pizza was founded by native Italian, Pasquale “Pat” Giammarco in 1978.

Find a Marco’s location here. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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