National Coffee Day 2021 Is Upon Us, and There Are Too Many Great Deals to Count

Lizzy Rosenberg - Author

Sep. 29 2021, Updated 11:01 a.m. ET

Alerting all coffee addicts: Wednesday, Sept. 29 happens to be National Coffee Day, aka our favorite day of the year. And aside from getting the chance to celebrate one of the greatest beverages out there, it means you'll be able to get discounts and freebies from all your favorite coffee joints.

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These are the best deals for National Coffee Day:

So if you're looking for National Coffee Day deals, you've come to the right place. From free lattes to discounted brews, prepare to be properly caffeinated.

Get free iced or hot coffee with any purchase at Dunkin'.

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Source: Dunkin'

Who better to celebrate National Coffee Day with than Dunkin'? On Sept. 29, DD Perks members can get a free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase. Dunkin’ loyalty members can pair their free coffee perk with a purchase of one of the latest fall favorites, including a Pumpkin Donut, a Pumpkin Muffin, or an Apple Cider Donut.

For those not already DD Perks members, don't worry! If you sign up, you can claim the free coffee the same day.

Starbucks is celebrating its 50th anniversary with free coffee.

Starbucks National Coffee Day Campaign.
Source: Starbucks

Starbucks is celebrating their 50th anniversary on National Coffee Day by promising up to 20 ounces of Pike Place Roast coffee free to customers who bring in a clean, empty reusable cup. While supplies last, sign up for a free Pike Place Roast packaged coffee to brew at home! Select locations (in cities such as Seattle, New York City, and Chicago) will receive instead a free Starbucks Reserve coffee or cold brew.

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They're giving out free coffee at Pilot Flying J.

Pilot Flying J coffee cup
Source: Pilot Flying J

On-the-road guests can grab a free cup of any size hot, iced, or cold brew coffee from Pilot Flying J via the Pilot Flying J app. Pilot Flying J has 11 different coffee types, including fall-inspired coffee blends like Cinnabon Pumpkin Spice, Apple Cider cappuccino, Bourbon Pecan coffee, Pumpkin Pie Spice creamer, and Apple Pie cold brew.

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Krispy Kreme will give you free coffee and a free donut.

Krispy Kreme donuts.
Source: Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme rewards members get a free coffee and donut of their choice on Sept. 29, no purchase necessary. Non-rewards members can also get in on the action and collect a free brewed coffee.

Also through Dec. 31, don't forget to pick up your free glazed donut with proof of vaccination.

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McDonald's National Coffee Day deal includes 99-cent coffee.

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If you thought McDonald's was missing out on all the coffee fun, fear not! This year, you can get 99-cent premium-sized hot or iced coffee through their app. MyMcDonald's Rewards will also allow anyone to get a freebie food item after you make your first purchase (as long as it's before Dec. 31). Maybe grab a hash brown with your 99-cent coffee?

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Wawa is giving free coffee to one lucky winner for a YEAR.

Not only is Wawa giving away free coffee all day Sept. 29 at any of their 940 locations, but through Thursday, Sept. 30, the company is giving away free coffee to teachers and school administrators as part of its "Cheers to Classroom” initiative.

For an added twist, Wawa is also rewarding one lucky customer with a whole year of coffee free. To enter, check out the link!

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7-Eleven is giving away free coffee with the purchase of a baked good.

That's right, folks! The nation's largest convenience store is giving away free coffee to 7Rewards loyalty members with the purchase of a baked good. And you have the opportunity to get a free extra-large hot coffee with the purchase of any 7-Eleven Delivery via the 7NOW app. Check out their Pumpkin Spice Lattes, which are available now!

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Panera Bread is giving away free coffee for parents.

Panera is sending some extra love to parents and caregivers this National Coffee Day by giving away free coffee all day to anyone who says they are a parent or a caregiver. Also, through 11:59 p.m. EST on Sept. 29, you can enter for a chance to win one of 450 Panera "Jump Start Jug," a gallon-sized bottle to fill with iced coffee.

Enter at There are also some fancy coffee deals for new subscribers of Panera's coffee subscription, so check that out as well!

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Tim Hortons is celebrating National Coffee Day all month long.

Tim Hortons ad
Source: Tim Hortons

Through Oct. 26, Tim Hortons customers can get in on $.99 hot or iced coffee via the Tim Hortons app or online. What did we do to deserve a month-long celebration?

New Tims Rewards members from Wednesday through Nov. 9 also get a free donut with the purchase of any coffee beverage.

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There are so many ways to get your caffeine fix on the cheap this year, so we strongly suggest taking advantage of any of these amazing deals while they're still available. We know we will!

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