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Celebrate National Coffee Day

National Coffee Day is Sunday, Sept. 29. Do you know where to get your free coffee?

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If you start each morning off with a cup of steaming hot coffee, then you’ll want to celebrate National Coffee Day on Sunday, Sept. 29. And there’s no better way to celebrate than with free coffee, since your daily cup might be hurting your wallet.

Do it at home: Make homemade flavored coffee creamers >>

Freebies and deals

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In store deals…

Receive a free small coffee at Caribou Coffee with this special coupon on Facebook. Print the coupon or show it on your mobile device at participating stores.

Visit Dunkin’ Donuts on Saturday, Sept. 28 and Sunday, Sept. 29 to purchase one-pound bags of coffee for $5.99 (regularly $8.99) and K-cups for $7.99 (regularly $11.99). Download the Dunkin’ Mobile App and receive a free small hot or iced coffee (under “offers”) valid Sept. 29 only.

Krispy Kreme is offering a free 12-ounce cup of coffee or a specialty drink (think pumpkin spice lattes) for only $1. Also, be sure to enter their Free Coffee Giveaway for a chance at free coffee for a year!

From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. stop into Peet’s Coffee and Tea for a free small maple latte with the purchase of a baked good or oatmeal. Offer valid with this coupon only.

Join Starbucks on Sept. 29 for coffee tastings of their new Ethiopian blend. Purchase a one-pound bag that day and receive a free Ethiopian-inspired mug!

Buy one get one free at Tim Horton’s Café & Bake Shop. Just say “Happy National Coffee Day!”

Convenience store Kangaroo Express has coffee for just a penny from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 29.

An online deal…

Maui Wowi Hawaiian, which specializes in Hawaiian coffee, is offering 45 percent off all online coffee purchases.

And a deal for those who prefer their coffee at home…

Visit International Delight Creamer’s Facebook page, enter a contest to win some Pumpkin Pie Spice creamer and receive a coupon via email for a free bottle!

Make it yourself

Instead of going out for coffee, you can make coffeehouse-quality beverages in your own kitchen. Next time a caffeine craving strikes, save a few bucks and try this easy recipe for frozen coffee instead.

Cinnamon dolce frozen coffeeCinnamon dolce frozen coffee recipe

Serves 2


  • 1/2 cup cold-brewed coffee concentrate
  • 2 cups half-and-half or milk of your choice
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 or 2 tablespoons cinnamon sugar syrup
  • 1-1/2 or 2 cups ice or coffee ice cubes
  • Whipped topping

Find the directions here >>

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