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Happy National Coffee Day! Thursday (Sept. 29) marks the annual event observed by coffee lovers everywhere, and there are plenty of ways to celebrate.
Looking for free cup of coffee? While you won’t find one at Starbucks, food chains such as Dunkin’ Donuts, Peet’s Coffee and Krispy Kreme are serving up free coffee on National Coffee Day. To make your search easier, we’ve collected a go-to-guide for coffee drinkers.
Below, find details on where to get your free cup of coffee, plus other deals, discounts and must-have gifts to celebrate National Coffee Day.
Where to Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day
Dunkin’ Donuts: Get a free medium cup of ice or hot coffee with any purchase on National Coffee Day. This includes Dunkin’ Original Blend, Dunkin’ Midnight, and Dunkin’ Decaf.
Panera: Join Panera’s Unlimited Sip club by Oct. 5 and get coffees, tees, fountain drinks, lemonade free for two months.
Krispy Kreme: Get a free cup coffee (hot or iced) for one day only. This National Coffee Day deals applies to in-store, drive-thru or delivery purchases.
Tim Hortons: Get a cup of hot or iced coffee for just $0.25 when you order through the Tim Horton app.
Wendy’s: Free small Frosty-ccino, cold brew or hot coffee on any purchase made via the Wendy’s app.
National Coffee Day Deals to Shop Right Now
Death Wish Coffee: 30% off core coffee products on National Coffee Day (offer excludes the limited-edition Pumpkin Chai blend), plus a free branded tote bag with every order.
Coffee Subscription Boxes, Gift Sets & Other Must-Haves
Bean Box offers coffee subscriptions and coffee gifts such as the gourmet coffee sampler pictured above. Customize your coffee order with a Bean Box subscription and choose from one or two bags (whole bean or freshly ground coffee) for weekly, bi-weekly or monthly deliveries starting at $20. A step-by-step guide helps you outline your “ideal tasting experience” (i.e., dark, light or medium roasts, espresso, and a Curator’s Choice selection of seasonal favorites from the brand’s curation team). Plans renew automatically and you can cancel anytime. Click here for more details.
This coffee lover gift set comes with a Coffee Mug Tumbler, coffee ring, coffee scoop with bag clip, and funny socks.
The Mixed Single Cup Club membership is one of the top coffee subscription boxes at Cratejoy. The box comes with 15 artisan hand-picked K-cups — including a variety of light, medium, dark and flavored roasts and a monthly trio of Unique Blends hand-picked artisan roasters.
Try coffee from around the globe without leaving the house! Atlas Coffee Club provides you with a curated selection of coffee of the month options from Kenya, Cambodia, Tanzania, Costa Rica, Ethiopia and other countries around the world. A 12 ounce-bag of freshly roasted coffee, along with flavor notes, a postcard, and brewing tips Are included in the subscription box. Subscribers can choose between bi-weekly or monthly deliveries of single, double bags or half-ounce bags starting at $4.50 (regular $7).
There’s something intoxicating about the smell of freshly brewed coffee. This soy candle from Sweetwater features notes of caramel crème, mocha latte, kona coffee and sugar cane, with rum cream and citron peel at the base. Are you a Prime member? This candle is also available at Amazon.
Make a statement without uttering a single word. This “OK but first, coffee” ceramic mug says it all.
Coffee reheater? Keep your java warm with this Mr. Coffee Mug warmer, currently 40% off at Amazon. You can also purchase this mug warmer at Walmart, and Target. Click here for a more expensive option.
Love cold brew? According to studies, cold brew is less acidic than hot coffee, which could be better for your stomach (especially if you struggle with reflux or digestive issues). The Tekaya coffee maker gives you four servings of cold brew using any type of coffee grounds. For hot coffee, try the Keurig K-Mini Coffee Maker ($69.94).
Bring out your inner barista with the Breville Barista Espresso Machine. Currently discounted $150 at Amazon, this all-in-one espresso machine is available in stainless steel and black sesame.