Here's Where You Can Treat Yourself To Free Coffee On National Coffee Day

by Collette Reitz

In this age of daily "holidays," it can be easy to get bored. I mean, who has the time to properly celebrate "Make A Hat" day? There are some pretty worth-while holidays, though, and you'll want to pay close attention to your calendar, because tomorrow is an especially important one. That's right, it's the day dedicated to the most glorious beverage of all, and you can celebrate just by finding out where to get free coffee on National Coffee Day.

According to Delish, there are many offers to take advantage of on Friday, Sept. 29 so that you can live out your best Gilmore life -- even if it's not at Luke's Diner. The offers range from straight-up free coffee (no strings attached) to buy-one-get-one deals, and discounted prices. How about starting off with the companies that will make your Friday just that much better with a free cup of joe?

Krispy Kreme

You can spend your java money on an extra donut because according to their website, Krispy Kreme is offering "one free any sized hot brewed or small iced premium blend per day." That "per day" is not a typo. The donut chain is offering this deal all weekend, starting Friday, Sept. 29 through Sunday, Oct. 1.

I foresee my donut consumption being much higher than normal this weekend.


Tomorrow, you can get a free 12-ounce coffee at participating Cinnabon locations nationwide. There's never been a better excuse to say "no" when your friend asks if you want to split a Cinnabon. You can go all in on your own bun, now that you're saving on coffee.


If you're a coffee-lover on the east coast near a Wawa location, then you're in luck when it comes to your coffee needs tomorrow. According to USA Today, the convenience store chain will be giving away a free cup of any size coffee on Friday, Sept. 29.

Tim Hortons

According to Delish, Tim Hortons will make you ever-so-slightly work for your free coffee, but the promotion will run from Sept. 29 to Oct. 8. All you have to do is download the chain's free app onto your phone, and in return, you can get any size of their Original Blend, Dark Roast, Decaf or Iced Coffee for free. I'd say that's worth freeing up some space on your phone for the app.

Now, let's get into the other deals you can get at some of your favorite coffee establishments.

Dunkin' Donuts

The donut chain isn't just giving away cups of coffee; you do have to buy one first. On Sept. 29, Dunkin' Donuts will give you a free medium hot coffee with the purchase of a medium or large hot coffee. Sounds like the perfect opportunity to grab your bestie a little Friday pick-me-up.


Now, you might not think of coffee when you think of Lyft, but you will tomorrow. According to USA Today, the ride-sharing company will give riders in participating cities a free can of High Brew Cold Brew Coffee as they make their way to their destination. The cities where riders will be caffeinated include: Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Dallas, and Philadelphia.

Peet's Coffee

Peet's Coffee is offering discounted coffee beans. You can get 25 percent of the price of your favorite coffee beans in-store and receive a free cup of coffee with any bean purchase. According to Delish, if you can't make it to a store, you can use the 25 percent code online: coffeeday17.

Finally, some companies are using the day to help others.

Love's Travel Stops

If you're spending Friday heading out on a weekend road trip, you can fuel up your car and your caffeine reserves at Love's. According to USA Today, all cappuccinos are $1 dollar on Sept. 29, and the purchases will benefit Children's Miracle Network Hospitals.

Now that you know where some of the best National Coffee Day deals are, you can celebrate in style -- for free!

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