SONIC Drive-In News

Founded: 1953

SONIC, America's Drive-In is the nation's largest drive-in restaurant chain serving more than 3 million customers every day.

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SONIC® Drive-In is bringing back its cheesy, classic Patty Melt to drive-ins across the nation. Starting at just $3.99*, guests can experience this savory delight beginning Dec. 27, while supplies last.
December 28th, 2021
SONIC recently sent some of the brand’s top fans on TikTok a giant 444-ounce version of the famous SONIC Route 44® cup and asked them what they would do with 444 ounces of their favorite SONIC drink.
November 23rd, 2021 | TRENDING
Through the Limeades for Learning initiative, SONIC® Drive-In, in partnership with education nonprofit DonorsChoose, is able to provide essential funds needed for learning materials and innovative teaching techniques.
November 16th, 2021
Just in time for the holiday season, SONIC Drive-In is back with the latest collection of giftable apparel.
November 11th, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In is bringing back the fan-favorite Garlic Butter Bacon Burger with some delicious upgrades at participating Drive-Ins nationwide.
November 2nd, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In is debuting SONIC Drink Mix Singles-To-Go in its wildly popular Cherry Limeade, Ocean Water®, and Strawberry Lemonade flavors.
October 14th, 2021
Starting next Monday, Sept. 27, SONIC® Drive-In is serving up two limited-time menu options that are sure to excite tastebuds with the new Broccoli Cheddar Tots and Mocha Crunch Blast.
September 23rd, 2021
Following SONIC Drive-In’s Local SONIC Swag drop earlier this year, the brand is back with a new merch collection for guests to champion the high-spirited SONIC brand.
September 16th, 2021
ONIC® Drive-In combines two of its classic menu items to create the new limited time only SONIC® Grilled Cheese Burger.
September 1st, 2021
SONIC provides the perfect afternoon pick-me-up with the introduction of a new limited time only line of Uncorked Slushes.
August 27th, 2021
SONIC has added a new, limited-time-only Banana Pudding Shake to its delicious dessert lineup, creating a creamy, sippable version of a classic childhood treat that features the comforting taste of banana pudding.
August 3rd, 2021
SONIC released its new, limited time only Shark Week Slush, a diorama of refreshing, tropical flavor to delight the senses while diving into one of the Discovery’s most anticipated programs of the summer.
July 16th, 2021
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SONIC® Drive-In introduces the new limited time only SONIC® Crave Cheeseburger, perfected with a sweet and tangy, craveable sauce.
July 7th, 2021
SONIC®,  America’s Drive-In®, is serving up the new Red, White & Blue Slush Float, an icy-cold, layered treat just in time for Fourth of July celebrations and summertime.
July 1st, 2021
]This week, SONIC® Drive-In is challenging three popular TikTok personalities to hack the SONIC menu in an attempt to recreate fan favorites using ingredients gathered from other fast-food or convenience store locations.
June 22nd, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In is continuing its reign as the Ultimate Drink Stop® and taking Summer sips to the next level with its new Bursting Bubbles.
June 2nd, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In introduces the new limited-time-only Popcorn Chicken Po’ Boy, a mouthwatering new sandwich influenced by the bold flavor of Louisiana cuisine.
May 27th, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In adds two limited-time-only desserts to its Blast lineup, with the new Cheesecake Blast and Strawberry Cheesecake Blast.
May 4th, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In puts a tasty Southwestern twist on two of its classic menu items to create the new Twisted Texan Cheeseburger and Footlong Quarter Pound Coney.
May 3rd, 2021
This Teacher Appreciation Month, SONIC® Drive-In is celebrating teachers in more than a million ways through Limeades for Learning.
April 28th, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In introduces a complete bacon experience like never before with the new Bacon Jam Cheeseburger.
March 29th, 2021
SONIC® Drive-In puts its own spin on the distinct, slow-burned flavor of Mesquite barbecue and sears rich, indulgent butter into the burger to create its newest menu item: the Mesquite Butter Bacon Cheeseburger.
February 26th, 2021
SONIC Drive-In, a popular quick-service restaurant concept with more than 3,600 drive-ins in the United States, plans to open its first drive-in in the state of Alaska later this year.
January 15th, 2019
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) brings the heat this winter with a new warm and tasty menu item - Hearty Chili Bowl.
January 2nd, 2019
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SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) adds a new Steakhouse Bacon Cheeseburger so you can enjoy the classic sizzling flavors of a steakhouse burger from the comfort of your own car.
November 29th, 2018
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is expanding its snack lineup with the Sweet Pretzel Twist, a cinnamon-sugar take on the popular salted Soft Pretzel Twist.
October 31st, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2018.
October 17th, 2018
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding a beloved Philly staple to its robust menu with the Classic and Spicy Footlong Philly.
October 8th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (“Sonic”) (NASDAQ: SONC) and Inspire Brands, Inc. (“Inspire”) today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement.
September 25th, 2018
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is celebrating this year’s gold medal winning crew from Knoxville, Tenn., who was awarded the championship title in SONIC’s annual premier training program, Dr Pepper Sonic Games, sponsored by Dr Pepper.
September 14th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced preliminary results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2018.
September 11th, 2018
To help guests start their mornings right, without the pangs of hunger or the guilt of an overindulgent breakfast, SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) brings the flavor-packed, perfectly portioned Breakfast Slinger to the menu.
September 7th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock.
July 12th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for its third fiscal quarter ended May 31, 2018.
June 27th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today provided a financial update in advance of two conference presentations in June.
June 7th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that the company will attend two investor conferences.
May 31st, 2018
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Sonic Corp. announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on May 9, 2018, with a payment date of May 18, 2018.
April 13th, 2018
Fans rejoice as SONIC® Drive-In's (NASDAQ: SONC) iconic and wildly popular flavors like Cherry Limeade®, Ocean Water® and others are coming to grab-and-go products including Freezer Novelties in stores now.
April 5th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation’s largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced results for its second fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2018.
March 28th, 2018
In a bold move on the first week of spring, SONIC® Drive-In announced it is skipping the entire spring season and starting summer early by bringing back a summertime favorite - half-price Real Ice Cream Shakes, Floats and Ice Cream Slush after 8...
March 23rd, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced that it will release results for the quarter ended February 28, 2018, after the market close on March 27, 2018.
March 14th, 2018
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) brings the laughter with the launch of a new take on its iconic advertising campaign featuring comedic powerhouses Jane Krakowski and Ellie Kemper.
March 12th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced promotions of Claudia S. San Pedro to president and Corey R. Horsch to chief financial officer.
February 5th, 2018
Sonic Corp. today announced that certain of its subsidiaries (the "Co-Issuers") have issued $170 million of Series 2018-1 Class A-2 Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes (the "2018 Fixed Rate Notes") in a private securitization transaction.
February 1st, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that certain of its subsidiaries (the "Co-Issuers") have priced $170 million of Series 2018-1 Class A-2 Fixed Rate Senior Secured Notes.
January 24th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) announced that certain of its subsidiaries intend to complete a financing transaction, which will include the sale of a new series of securitized debt.
January 16th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock to be paid to shareholders of record as of the close of business on February 7, 2018.
January 16th, 2018
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for its first fiscal quarter ended November 30, 2017.
January 5th, 2018
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Sonic Corp. announced that the company will be presenting at the 20th Annual ICR Conference on Monday, January 8, 2018 at the JW Marriott Orlando Grande Lakes in Orlando, FL.
December 22nd, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC) today announced that it is aware that Southeastern Asset Management has filed a Schedule 13D with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
December 19th, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that it will release results for the quarter ended November 30, 2017, after the market close on January 4, 2018.
December 15th, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.16 per share of common stock.
October 27th, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended August 31, 2017.
October 17th, 2017
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, presented ten awards to franchisees and operators at the 2017 SONIC National Convention in Denver, Colo.
October 6th, 2017
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is issuing information regarding a recent payment card breach.
October 5th, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, announced that it will release results for the quarter ended August 31, 2017 after the market close on October 16, 2017.
October 3rd, 2017
SONIC® Drive-In has put thousands of drive-in crews from across the country through a series of trainings, quizzes, and challenging team and individual competitions in search of the Final 12 crews to compete in this year's 2017 DR PEPPER SONIC...
August 23rd, 2017
Sonic Corp. (NASDAQ:SONC), the nation's largest chain of drive-in restaurants, today announced the appointment of Jose A. Dueñas as executive vice president and chief brand officer.
August 10th, 2017
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) today announced a new franchise development agreement with SD Holdings, LLC.
August 3rd, 2017
SONIC® Drive-In (NASDAQ: SONC) is adding to its robust chicken lineup with the introduction of the all-new Dunked Ultimate Chicken Sandwich featuring an innovative blend of bold flavors to a guest favorite.
July 31st, 2017
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