Everyday is national coffee day for lovers of the morning staple. But Sept. 29 is officially the day to celebrate the drink, whether you like it hot or iced, or with sugar, cream or soy milk.
Coffee lovers also have their preferred place to pick up that cup of Joe, and luckily many places are offering free cups or other deals for National Coffee Day. Even if you like to brew your own — some websites are even offering deals on beans, according to nationaldaycalendar.com, WalletHub and local retailers.
COFFEE SHOPS / STORES:
Free drip coffee at all shops from 7-10 a.m. on National Coffee Day
On National Coffee Day, customers can text the word FREECOFFEE to 64827 using their smartphone to receive a mobile coupon for a free hot or iced coffee, in any size (the coupon can only be redeemed on National Coffee Day).
From 2 p.m. – 5 p.m., Blank Slate and Devocion will offer a complimentary coffee tasting. Customers and those just passing by can sample two unique blends and learn a thing or two about the art of coffee. They will be sampling: La Pizarra: Blank Slate’s custom Devocion blend — large scale drip coffee with notes of dark chocolate, cinnamon and cardamom, and Wild Forest: A manual brew with notes of wild berries, cherries and caramel. Additionally, all proceeds from the day’s sales of Devocion at Blank Slate will be donated to Coffee Kids — a nonprofit that provides training, mentoring, and financial support to young coffee farmers so that they can implement creative solutions to the challenges they face in the changing coffee industry.
Buy a medium coffee for $0.66 to celebrate 66 years of business on National Coffee Day.
Get a free small coffee and original glazed doughnut.
The Belgian cafe and bakery is offering a discounted price of half off any size regular coffee across the U.S. for National Coffee Day.
After five McCafé purchases, sixth McCafé beverage is free (offer accessible through the McDonald’s app).
New York Hilton Midtown and Illy are celebrating the art of coffee with free lattes this National Coffee Day (11a.m. – 3 p.m. Celebrity barista artist Michael Breach (fans include Amy Schumer, Tim Gunn, and LL Cool J) will be in the hotel lobby doing complimentary latte art and taking requests. Coffee lovers can follow New York Hilton Midtown on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram using #CoffeeArtAtHilton for a chance to win a free Illy Francis Francis Y3 Espresso Machine online and at the event. The hotel’s Herb N’ Kitchen restaurant will also celebrate by offering: Free biscotti or canelés with the purchase of a medium or large Illy coffee at Herb N’ Kitchen (while supplies last), and complimentary flavor shots of Vanilla, Sugar Free Vanilla, Caramel, Hazelnut and Pumpkin Spice at Herb ‘N Kitchen (while supplies last).
Get a free cup of coffee with the purchase of a breakfast item.
Pilot Flying J is treating guests to one free small cup of Pilot Coffee or another hot beverage of their choice, including tea and cappuccino. To get their free cup, guests can just display an online coupon via Pilot Flying J’s Facebook page at the time of purchase in-store. The promotion is valid for customers in the U.S. and Canada from 12:01 a.m.-11:59 p.m. EST on Sept. 29, 2016.
Week of Sept. 25: 25 percent off K-Cup pods (available online via price drop and in-stores via clip coupon in circular). Sept. 29: Up to 30 percent off coffee and coffee essentials (available online only via price drops (e.g., instant savings))
Load $10 to your account in the Starbucks App, and receive a $10 e-gift card in return, as long as you pay using Visa Checkout. Offer expires Sept. 30.
Free cup of the Grand Cru Guatemala Finca El Injerto (limit one per customer); plus, free shipping on orders of $25 or more from Sept. 29 to Oct. 2
Stores nationwide are offering 12-ounce cups of coffee for just 25 cents through September.
Free coffee all day, any size.
Enter code COFFEE10 at checkout to take 10 percent off your entire purchase through Sept. 30.
Save $2 off one item through Sept. 30 with code GMCSAVE2 — certain exclusions apply.