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Looking to get closer with your mother and celebrate your mutual love of feudal Europe? You’re in luck. In a sweet but baffling promotion, some D.C.-area Chick-fil-A locations are hosting a “Mother-Son Date Knight” (get it?) promotion. ARL Now reports:

“During this special medieval-themed evening, moms and their sons are encouraged to spend some time together while they enjoy dinner, great conversation and several special activities,” the company said in a press release. “Every Mother-Son pair will also receive a place mat with fun questions and topics to get the conversation started, and a take-home booklet that provides ideas for future dates and questions that both moms and their sons can ask each other.”

While no District Chick-fil-As are participating, some restaurants in Maryland and Virginia are. The Crystal City Chick-fil-A, for example, has 53 spots still available for moms and sons, according to the reservation website.

From the company’s press release, it’s not clear how Medieval Times ® these medieval times are going to be. Will the chicken be served as huge drumsticks? Will there be jousting? It’s unclear.

The FAQ is helpful, though.

Can I bring more than one son to Mother-Son “Date Knight”?


What is the dress code for the event?

There is no specific dress code.

Besides chainmail, obviously.

Photo by Ashley Dejean