Where to Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

By: Rheanna O'Neil Bellomo

While most national food holidays are pretty much meaningless, we can always get behind one that gets us caffeinated—for free. To celebrate National Coffee Day on Friday, September 29, chains around the country are handing out java on the house. Here's where you need to head to get buzzed and fuel your TGIF happy dance.

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Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin Donuts

It's still up for debate whether America truly runs on Dunkin' but a BOGO deal like this may seal the deal: Buy any medium, large or extra-large coffee and you'll get a free medium coffee in return.

McDonald's

McDonald's Free Coffee

Not only can you score free coffee with any purchase made using the McDonald's app, all small-size McCafe espresso drinks will be just $2 on Friday.

Wawa

wawa coffee

Coffee will be flowing all day at Wawa convenience stores, where the beverage of all sizes will be on the house. The chain expects to give away more than 2 million cups of free coffee.

Peet's

Peet's coffee

Purchase any bag of beans at Peet's stores (they'll be 25 percent off!) and you can take home a complimentary medium drip coffee or tea.

High Brew & Lyft

High Brew Coffee

If you take a Lyft anywhere in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Chicago, Austin, Dallas or Philadelphia, keep your eyes peeled for free cans of High Brew Cold Brew Coffee.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme coffee

The renowned coffee and doughnut spot is totally outdoing itself this year, offering not one but three days of free coffee. Stop in to snag any size hot drip coffee or a small iced "premium" blend, on the house, from Friday, Sept. 29 to Sunday, Oct. 1.

Pilot Flying J

Pilot coffee

Head to one of Pilot Flying J's 750 locations to pick up a free small cup of coffee—or any hot beverage of your choice, including tea and cappuccinos—when you present this coupon.

Sheetz

Sheetz coffee

Place an order for a pumpkin pie latte through the Sheetz app on Friday and you'll get it for free. Easy as, well, pie.

Tim Horton's

Tim Horton coffee

For an entire week (yes, you read that right), from Friday, Sept. 29 to Friday, Oct. 6, Tim Horton's will be pouring free java to those who download the free Tim Horton's app.

Cumberland Farms 

Free coffee at Cumberland Farms

Send a text, sip free java. Seriously. Shoot the message FREECOFFEE to 64827 for a coupon that you can redeem for complimentary hot or iced coffee in any size at any of the chain's convenience stores.

Cinnabon

Cinnabon Free Coffee

Pick up a complimentary 12-ounce brew at Cinnabon locations all day on Sept. 29.