National Coffee Day 2022: Free Coffee at Dunkin’, Krispy Kreme, Peet’s and More

National Coffee Day is Thursday, Sept. 29, when baristas across the country will be handing out free java and offering deals on drinks, bags of coffee beans and more.

Take advantage of giveaways and specials all day at your local coffee house and national chains like Dunkin’, Peet’s and Krispy Kreme. (If you’re slow on the uptake, some deals extend through Oct. 1, International Coffee Day.)

Check out our regularly updated list of caffeinated deals below.

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Aroma Joe’s

hot and iced coffee from Aroma Joe's

Grab a free 16-ounce coffee from Aroma Joe’s on National Coffee Day.

Aroma Joe’s

Aroma Joe’s is celebrating National Coffee Day with a free 16-ounce hot or iced coffee for all customers. AJ’s Rewards members can upgrade that to a free 24-ounce beverage.

Atlas Coffee Club

Get your first 12-ounce bag free with a subscription to Atlas Coffee Club, which offers premium single-origin coffee from Costa Rica, Kenya, Peru, Indonesia and other corners of the globe.

Usecode ATLASCOFFEEDAY22 at checkout through Oct. 3 and all you’ll have to pay for is shipping.

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble Cafe cup

Buy a baked good and get a free coffee at Barnes & Noble.

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B&N Cafes are celebrating National Coffee Day with a free tall hot or iced coffee with the purchase of a bakery item of your choice.

bean box

Use promo code FREE COFFEE on the bean box website through Oct. 1 and get a free 12-ounce bag of coffee.

Blue Bottle

Blue bottle coffee bag

Buy any 8-ounce bag of Blue Bottle whole bean coffee and get a free pour-over or cold brew.

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With more than 70 locations across Boston, California, Chicago, New York and Washington, DC, Blue Bottle is offering a BOGO promotion on National Coffee Day: Buy any 8-ounce bag of whole bean coffee and get a free pour-over or cold brew.

Plus, on Sept. 29 only, all online orders get free shipping.

Bulletproof Coffee

On International Coffee Day, Oct. 1, Bulletproof Coffee is offering

  • 15% off all coffee and espresso
  • 15% off all new subscriptions
  • 15% off all bundles
  • 20% off Baratza Grinders
  • Free shipping on orders over $40

Burger King

Every morning this week between 6 and 10 am, Royal Perks members get a free small BK Café Iced Coffee when they spend $1 or more on the BK app or

Caribou Coffee

On Sept. 29, Caribou Coffee is offering $3 medium beverages for Caribou Perks members. New members get a free drink on their first visit after signing up.

The Coffee Bean and Tea Leaf

On Sept. 29, the Southern California-based chain will install interactive Coffee Cams at select locations to encourage visitors to snap a picture of their favorite coffee beverage.

Share your snapshot on social media using @thecoffeebean and #CoffeeBeanCoffeeCam and you’ll get a promo code on the Coffee Bean Rewards App for a free brewed or iced coffee.

Participating stores include the Manhattan Village location in Manhattan Beach and the Third Street Promenade location in Santa Monica.

Cult coffee

First-time shoppers on the Cult Coffee website can get an item of their choice for free using the code FIRST TIME at checkout. You’ll just need to pay for shipping.

Death Wish Coffee

Death Wish Coffee

Death Wish Coffee

Death Wish Coffee, which has twice the caffeine of most brands, is enticing new customers with free sample packs of its Keurig-like Death-Cups featuring dark, medium and espresso roasts. The offer is available through Sept. 29 while supplies last.

For existing customers, Death Wish is giving away a free tote bag with every order, along with other sitewide deals.

Delight coffee

From Sept. 29 through Oct. 3, Delight Coffee is offering 30% off any purchase when you use code COFFEEDAY30.

Duck donuts

Founded 16 years ago in Duck, North Carolina, by Russ DiGilio and Robin Griffith, Duck Donuts now has 100-plus locations across the US.

On Sept 29, you visit one and get a free medium hot coffee or cold brew with the purchase of a donut. Claim your beverage in person, on the Duck Donuts Rewards app or online with checkout code COFFEEDAY.


Dunkin Donuts app

Get a free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase at Dunkin on Sept. 29.

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On National Coffee Day, DD Perks members get a free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase.

Dunn Brothers Coffee

Founded in St. Paul, Minnesota, in 1987 by brothers Ed and Dan Dunn, Dunn Brothers Coffee now has 57 locations throughout the US.

For National Coffee Day, the chain is offering a free medium coffee when you use the Dunn Brothers reward app.

Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Bros coffee

Scan your Dutch Bros app on Sept. 29 and you could win free coffee for a year.

Dutch Bros

Through Sept. 28, Dutch Rewards members can win free coffee for a month. On National Coffee Day, members who scan their Dutch Pass at one of the drive-through chain’s 600-plus locations will be entered to win free Dutch Bros java for an entire year

For wellness

Pro golfer Phil Mickelson launched For Wellness after being diagnosed with psoriatic arthritis. To celebrate National Coffee Day, the company is offering 25% off its Antioxidant Coffee.

Grounds & Hounds Coffee

From Sept. 26 through Sept. 30, Grounds & Hounds Coffee Co. will be offering 20% ​​off sitewide. Also, customers that spend over $65 will receive a gift of espresso-infused caramels with their order by using the code FRESHBREWED at checkout.

halo top

Low-cal ice cream purveyor Halo Top is popping up outside coffee shops this fall to offer a free sample of its healthier alternative to the pumpkin spice latte. On National Coffee Day, Halo Top will be in Phoenix, Arizona — but you can see all the upcoming tour stops on the company’s Facebook page.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Coffee Day with two deals: While all customers can get a free iced or hot coffee, no purchase necessary, Krispy Kreme Rewards members can also get a free donut of their choice.

La Colombe

La Colombe coffee

Buy one 12-ounce box of La Colombe coffee beans on National Coffee Day and get a second box at half-price.

La Colombe

On National Coffee Day and International Coffee Day, La Colombe Coffee Roasters will be running a BOGO 50% off deal on all of its 12-ounce boxes of coffee beans. The deal, which includes All Dark, La Colombe’s first dark roast in over five years, runs through Oct. 1 both online and in La Colombe cafes.

You can also get 25% off cold brew and lattes using checkout code CASE25.

La Madeleine

La Madeleine is offering a free regular or large drip coffee to any guest who stops by the restaurant or orders online or through the app on Sept. 29.

la mill

For both National and International Coffee Days, the LA-based roaster is taking 15% off all coffees and teas through Oct. 1.

MC Donalds

McDonald's McCafe coffee

Download the McDonald’s app for $1 coffee for the rest of 2022.

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Through the end of the year, McDonald’s app rewards members can buy a hot or iced coffee for just $1.


For National Coffee Day, Nick’s ice cream is offering a free pint of Coffee Caramel with any order when you use code YAYCOFFEE.

Panera Bread

On Sept. 29: new unlimited Sip Club subscribers get two months’ membership free. Existing members receive $2 off select coffee beverages and smoothies.

Plus Panera Bread is rolling out its first MyPanera Week, with exclusive perks to celebrate its loyalty program through Oct. 5.

Pop & Bottle

Pop & Bottle Super Concentrate

Pop & Bottle Super Concentrate.

Pop & Bottle

This woman-owned coffee company is known for its organic, dairy-free oat and almond milk lattes. In honor of National Coffee Day, get a discount code for $4 off an 8-ounce bottle of Pop & Bottle Super Concentrate, which makes 16 cups of coffee.


Peets is handing out free small drip coffees with purchase at participating locations on National Coffee Day. Here are some other deals running Sept. 29 through Oct. 2:

  • 20% off coffee beans, K-Cup pods and espresso capsules in coffee bars.
  • 20% off when you shop online.
  • $0 Delivery fee for Peetnik Rewards Members when you place orders through the Peet’s app.
  • Plus, here’s a deal you can get any day: Peet’s always provides coffee bar guests one complimentary small coffee with the purchase of a 1-pound bag of beans. Limited to one per customer.


On National Coffee Day, Sheetz is offering one free cold brew coffee with purchase when you use the Sheetz app. The deal is good on any size coffee.

Shipley Donuts

On National Coffee Day, Shipley Do-Nuts is offering a free medium house blend coffee with any purchase in-store or online with code COFFEE929.

Smoothie King

Visit a Smoothie King before 11 am on Sept. 29 and get any 20-ounce espresso or cold-brew blended smoothie for just $5. Smoothie King Healthy Rewards Members can also buy a coffee smoothie and receive a reward for a free smoothie at a later date. Members also have a free espresso shot reward in their account until Sept. 30.

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee

Stan’s Donuts & Coffee is offering a free small coffee or cold brew for anyone who orders through its app on National Coffee Day. In addition, the Chicago-based chain is offering 50% off its coffee subscription on Oct. 1.

Tim Hortons

Tim Hortons

A quarter will get you a medium coffee at Tim Hortons on National Coffee Day.

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On Sept 29, you can get a medium hot or iced coffee for just 25 cents when you order through the Tim Hortons app or website.

The Canadian chain is also offering a $1 medium hot or iced coffee for the entire month of October.

Verve Coffee

On National Coffee Day, Verve Coffee is offering a free cup of coffee and a chance to win a Verve coffee subscription for a year.

Ziggi’s Coffee

On Sept. 29, Ziggi’s is giving away free coffee with any purchase from the Colorado-based chain’s mobile app.

What about Starbucks?

Starbucks will not have a National Coffee Day offer this year, a representative told CNET. To find deals, download the Starbucks app and join its rewards program.

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