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National Kolache Day is Thursday

(Associated Press)

HOUSTON – National Kolache Day is Thursday and here's how you can celebrate a delicatessen in the Lone Star State nearly as old as Texas.

Kolaches, a traditional wedding gift in the Czech culture, arrived in Texas with the influx of Czech immigrants in the 1850's, according to nationalkolacheday.com.

Koala Kolache is giving away one free kolache per customer Thursday while supplies last.

Kolache Factory is offering a free fruit kolache when you mention National Kolache Day on Thursday. Limit one per customer.

Kolache Shoppe is giving away one free kolache per customer Thursday while supplies last. You can also get a $5 gift card that day by posting a photo on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram and tag Kolache Shoppe, then show the cashier.

Karma Kolache is offering 20 percent off your total purchase Thursday.

Read more about the history of the kolache and find more locations to celebrate #NationalKolacheDay here.