September 29 Is National Coffee Day, So Here’s Where To Find The Best Freebies

September 29 Is National Coffee Day, So Here's Where To Find The Best Freebies

If we’re being honest, I’m not exactly what you’d call a coffee aficionado, considering I only really committed to drinking it in the past couple of years to keep me awake from 9 to 5. Once I discovered those cool designs that baristas could make on my latte, though, my enjoyment definitely increased. On top of that, watching everyone else in the office argue about the way they like their coffee is endlessly entertaining to the girl who still doesn’t really give a shit whether she’s drinking a mocha or an iced coffee or whatever else. Some like it so hot it’s practically boiling, others prefer lukewarm with tons of sugar (me, that’s me) and still more prefer it iced and black. But there’s one type of coffee I think we all can agree is awesome, and that’s the free kind.

For those of you living under a rock next door to a pineapple under the sea, tomorrow is National Coffee Day. Before you go looking for a coffee tree (yeah, that’s a real thing) to take a picture of for Insta, let’s talk about the real reason the day is going to be great. Practically every place you can think of that sells coffee is having a giveaway of some kind tomorrow, and we’re here to direct you toward all the freebies you can hold in your greedy little paws. I plan on getting so caffeinated that people mistake me for a coke addict.

But, not all giveaways are created equally. Some of the best ones include Krispy Kreme, which has locations giving out free small coffees AND a free donut tomorrow, because what’s a goddamn small coffee without a glazed original? That’s right. It’s nothing. Another top of the line deal comes from Wawa, with free self-serve coffee in a bunch of different flavors, and if you feel like being a Good Samaritan for the day, head to Caribou Coffee. They will donate free coffee to health and hospital caregivers for every cup of Amy’s Blend coffee sold tomorrow.

Let the games begin. Here are a few more options to get you prepared for tomorrow’s festivities. Keep in mind that pretty much all of these are at participating locations only, so maybe double check before you sprint inside demanding free shit.

Peet’s Coffee: Free medium drip coffee with the purchaser of any fresh food item.

Pilot Flying J: Small free cup of coffee, tea, or cappuccino with coupon.

Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and free doughnut.

Atlas Coffee Club: Get a bag of coffee free when you sign up for a monthly subscription to Atlas Coffee Club Get 20% off certain products with online code GREENSAVINGS.

Cumberland Farms: Free any-sized coffee with a coupon, just text FREECOFFEE to 64827 to get the mobile coupon.

Dunkin’ Donuts: 66-cent medium hot coffee in celebration of their 66th anniversary.

Starbucks: Coffee tree giveaway to farmers in need for each cup of Mexican Chiapas coffee sold.

Caribou Coffee: Free cup of coffee will be donated to health and hospital caregivers for every cup of Amy’s Blend coffee sold.

Bruegger’s Bagels: Take a selfie with a Bruegger’s coffee cup and post it on your social media to be entered to win a Bruegger’s Bottomless Mug.

Car2go: Members can show their app or member card for free coffee in certain states.

Wawa: Free self-serve coffee up to 24 oz. sizes.

McDonald’s: Free medium iced or hot coffee with coupon, and all proceeds generated by McCafe will go to Covenant House charity.

Happy caffeinating!

[via USA Today]

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Rory Gilmore

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