National Coffee Day 2020 is Sept. 29 with freebies and discounts

National Coffee Day is Tuesday, September 29 and there are a number of fabulous freebies and deals from Krispy Kreme, Sheetz, Starbucks, Duck Donuts, Dunkin', Panera and more!

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Krispy Kreme Offer (photo courtesy Krispy Kreme)

National Coffee Day is Tuesday, September 29 and there are a number of fabulous freebies and deals from Krispy Kreme, Sheetz, Starbucks, Duck Donuts, Dunkin' and more!

This list will continue to grow as we get closer to 9/29, so check back again for the updated offers. These offers are valid at participating locations.

If you own or work for a local Triangle area coffee shop or restaurant that sells coffee and your business is offering a deal, discount or freebie for National Coffee Day tomorrow, please send us an e-mail at with the details so I can add you to the list of deals.

Restaurant & In-Store Coffee Deals

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble is offering a free tall hot or iced brew coffee with any bakery purchase at participating in-store Cafes on Sept. 29. See the offer posted on their Facebook page.

Caribou Coffee

Get half off a bag of coffee beans when you purchase any large drink at participating Caribou Coffee locations on Sept. 29. Available while supplies last. See the offer on their Facebook page.

Circle K

Score a free cup of hot or iced coffee when you text COFFEE to 253279. The offer is at participating locations for a limited time. See the offer details on their Facebook page.

Duck Donuts

On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Duck Donuts is offering a free hot or iced coffee (any size) with any purchase at participating locations. They have a new exclusive Coffee Cake donut (glazed with streusel and powdered sugar) as well as the Fall Assortment featuring limited-time flavors such as pumpkin icing and apple topping. See the details on their website.
Duck Donuts Offer (photo courtesy Duck Donuts)


Dunkin’ has renamed the day National Dunkin’ Day and is offering a free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase at Dunkin’ restaurants on Tuesday, September 29. There is a limit of one per order, per day and the deal does not include Nitro Cold Brew and Cold Brew.
You can also enter to win a National Dunkin’ Day care package by commenting on Dunkin’s Instagram or Twitter post on September 23. According to their website, entrants need to include an "emoji that best describes themselves before having their Dunkin’ and tag a friend using #NationalDunkinDaySweepstakes. A total of 100 winners will be randomly selected from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. ET on September 23."
Dunkin' Offer (photo courtesy Dunkin')

High Brew Coffee

On September 29 at 2 pm in every time zone, High Brew Coffee will offer a limited number of free product coupons for digital download to use at specific retailers nationwide that carry High Brew Coffee.

· Coupon is good for one free can of High Brew (8oz only) up to $2.99 retail

· One coupon per customer

· The printable coupon can be downloaded on the High Brew website ( or through their Instagram stories (@highbrewcoffee) and used at the following retailers: Harris Teeter, Target, Whole Foods, Ralph’s, Dillon’s, Smith’s, Kroger, Any Kroger retailer.

Once they run out of free product coupons, the system will automatically switch over to offering a coupon for $1 off a can. Since many stores will not accept a printable free product coupon, the $1 coupon may even be a better offer, depending on the coupon policies for your stores.

High Brew Coffee (photo courtesy High Brew Coffee)

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is giving all guests a free brewed coffee, no purchase necessary. Rewards members will receive a FREE brewed coffee AND one FREE doughnut of their choice, no purchase necessary! Sign up to become a Rewards member through the Krispy Kreme app or on Both offers will be valid via pick-up and drive-thru at participating shops across the U.S. See the details on their website.
Krispy Kreme Offer (photo courtesy Krispy Kreme)

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores

Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores (located in Mebane and Haw River in NC), is offering a large (24 oz.) coffee or hot beverage for $1 on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30. On both of those days, hot beverage sales will go to Love's 20th annual Children's Miracle Network Hospitals campaign. According to the Love's website, "My Love Rewards members can use a free drink refill credit for the purchase and Love's will donate $1 to CMN Hospitals on their behalf."


Get any size Premium Roast or Iced Coffee for $0.99 with the offer in the McDonald's app. You can redeem this offer once per day through 12/27/20 according to the offer in the app.
McDonald's McCafe Cup (photo courtesy McDonald's)


Sign up for the MyPanera+ Coffee Subscription and you'll receive FREE unlimited premium hot coffee, iced coffee and hot tea for one month. After that, you'll pay $8.99/month. This freebie is only redeemable through 10/31/20 for new subscribers. See the details on their website.
Panera is also expanding its Family Feast Meals to include breakfast. The New Breakfast Feasts are now rolling out to Panera cafes nationwide and are available in two varieties including Breakfast Sandwich Feast and Fresh Baked Goods Feast. With the Breakfast Sandwich Feast you can choose 4 of Panera’s breakfast sandwiches or wraps for $13.99. With the Fresh Baked Goods Feast you can choose 6 of Panera’s baked good offerings for $13.99.
Panera Coffee Subscription (photo courtesy Panera)

Pilot Flying J

Pilot Flying J is offering a free cup of any hot or cold Pilot coffee (any size!) on Sept. 29 through the Pilot Flying J app. Open or download the Pilot Flying J app to redeem the National Coffee Day offer on Sept. 29.

According to the company, "Enjoy Pilot Flying J’s latest coffee menu additions, including the limited time Nicaraguan and the new Vanilla Cold Brew. Guests also can pick up the limited-time Pumpkin Maple Cappuccino at select locations to satisfy those pumpkin cravings and can create specialty drinks, like the Pumpkin Pancake or the Pumpkin Power Up using the pumpkin pie creamer."

Pilot Flying J Offer (photo courtesy Pilot Flying J)


Sheetz is celebrating National Coffee Day on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 by offering a FREE cold brew when you order through the Sheetz app! The offer is valid for any size and any flavor cold brew at all Sheetz locations and includes curbside pickup. There are multiple flavors available including seasonal favorites such as caramel, caramel apple, pumpkin pie and salted caramel as well as banana, black raspberry, hazelnut, mint, toasted marshmallow and vanilla.
Sheetz Offer (photo courtesy Sheetz)


Starbucks is hosting a Star Days Week with offers, games and ways to earn extra Stars that can be used towards free beverages and food.
On Monday, Sept. 28, Starbucks is starting the augmented reality game Starland and Starbucks Rewards members can win more than 2.5 million prizes including free coffee, free breakfast and Stars. For all the details, head to
On Tuesday, Sept. 29, Starbucks is offering a BOGO offer for Starbucks Rewards members. Order a handcrafted beverage (grande or larger) through the order ahead and pay option in the Starbucks app and you'll get a free drink reward loaded to your account to use on your next visit. See the details on their website.

On October 1, Starbucks Reward members will receive triple Stars on almost every order purchased at participating stores.

There will also be surprises all week on the Starbucks social media channels.

See all the details for these promotions on the Starbucks website.
Starbucks Star Days (photo courtesy Starbucks)

Online Coffee Promotions

Atlas Coffee Club

Atlas Coffee Club is offering your 1st Bag (12oz) of Premium Single Origin Coffee free with any subscription. You just have to pay for shipping. Use the discount code AtlasCoffeeDay20 when you order on their website at from 9/25/20 - 9/30/20. There is a limit of one deal per customer per household.
About Atlas Coffee Club: "With more than 50+ countries producing coffee, Atlas Coffee Club was designed to zig-zag across the equator to explore the world's best. From Papua New Guinea to Peru, Burundi to Brazil...each month subscribers discover coffee and culture from a new country!"
Atlas Coffee Club Collection (photo courtesy Atlas Coffee Club)

BLACK•OLOGY Coffee Company

BLACK•OLOGY Coffee Company is offering a Buy 1 Get 1 50% Off discount valid on coffee (not merchandise) on September 29 on their website at The offer is automatically applied at checkout and there is no promo code needed. See the offer posted on their Facebook page.
This growing company is owned by Chef Lori, a local single mom of 2. They have pop up shops around the Triangle, in addition to selling their coffee beans and ground coffee online. See all the details on upcoming local pop-up shops on the BLACK•OLOGY Coffee Company Facebook page HERE.
Blackology Coffee Company (photo courtesy Blackology Coffee Company)

Clio Coffee

Clio Coffee is giving away fifty Clio Brewers plus a month’s supply of coffee pods in honor of National Coffee Day. But, to win this giveaway, you had to have a trip planned to Italy that was canceled because of the pandemic.

Here are the offer details from the company: "If you had a trip planned to the home of the espresso this year that you had to cancel due to COVID-19, Clio wants to make it up to you. To enter, tag @ClioCoffee on Instagram and #MissedAmericano, sharing the details of your missed vacation. Clio will be choosing a lucky winner from each state to receive a free Clio Brewer and a month’s supply of Clio coffee pods (together they brew irresistible tasting espresso and Americano in about a minute). Winners will be chosen at random and alerted via social on National Coffee Day! Starting now, open until September 29th."

Clio Brewer (photo courtesy Clio Coffee)

Community Coffee

Community Coffee is offering a special one-day offer at on September 29 according to their blog post.


On Sept. 29, receive 30% off on coffee bags (SRP: $14.95) at GODIVA Boutiques and on
Godiva Ground Coffee (photo courtesy Godiva)

Peet's Coffee

Get 25% off all coffee beans on Sept. 29 when you order on their website at and use code COFFEEDAY20 at checkout.


Silk is giving 100 fans free NEW Silk Oat Yeah “The Extra Creamy One” oatmilk when you enter on Sept. 29. On National Coffee Day (9/29), visit Silk’s Instagram (@Silk) at 10am ET. Comment on which featured Extra Creamy recipe you’d like to try most (from influencer favorites Vibrant & Pure, Namaste Upbeet and Sweet Greens Vegan). Silk will randomly select winners and notify them via Instagram DM after the contest ends at 11:59 pm ET on 9/29. See the giveaway rules HERE.
Silk Oat Yeah (photo courtesy Silk)

Waffle House

Through September 30th, Waffle House is offering 25% off their Waffle House Coffee Pods when you order online at their website. The discount will be applied at checkout and there is no promo code needed.


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