National Coffee Day is Thursday – where to get freebies

SAN DIEGO – It's time to wake up and get a FREE coffee – after all Thursday is National Coffee Day!

Coffee shops around the national recognize Thursday, September 29 as a glorious day and our usual $3 cup of coffee is now free.

USA Today listed the breakdown of which restaurants and stores offer deals:

Krispy Kreme: If you like Krispy Kreme doughnuts, stop by on September 29, where not only will your small coffee be free, but your Original Glazed doughnut will also be free.

Dunkin’ Donuts: Dunkin’ Donuts has been around for 66 years. To commemorate their anniversary, Dunkin’ will offer their medium-sized coffee for $0.66 on National Coffee Day.

Car2go: Free coffee when members show their Car2go app or member card to participating coffee shop locations. You can find the list here. Deal is available for users in Columbus, Ohio, San Diego, New York City, Portland, Oregon, Seattle, Wash., and  Austin, Texas.

Peet’s Coffee: After buying any fresh food item, you’ll receive a free medium-sized drip coffee on Sept. 29. If you are a person who loves snapping those K-Cups into your Keurig, you can receive discounts from ordering online. From Sept. 29 – Oct. 2, you get 20% off Green Mountain Coffee K-Cup pods and 15% off other beverages when you use the code GREENSAVINGS at checkout.

Caribou Coffee: For every cup of Amy’s Blend Coffee you buy, Caribou Coffee will donate a free cup of coffee to caregivers at hospitals and health facilities across the country to remember Caribou Coffee’s original Roastmaster, Amy Erickson, who passed away from cancer in 1995. Also, if you buy a one-pound bag of Amy’s Blend Coffee, you’ll receive a free medium-sized coffee.

Bruegger's Bagels: If you snap a selfie with a Bruegger’s coffee cup and post the photo on Twitter, Instagram or Facebook by Sept. 29, you will be entered to win one of five Bruegger’s Bottomless Mugs, which retail at over $185, according to Bruegger's.

Starbucks: While Starbucks isn’t offering any customer freebies on National Coffee Day, participating stores at the coffee giant will be giving away free coffee trees to farmers in need for each cup of Mexico Chiapas coffee sold.