38 Ways to Get Free Coffee on National Coffee Day

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National Coffee Day is coming up soon on October 1st, 2023. We’ve rounded up the best ways to get free coffee and treat yourself!

In the United States, National Coffee Day happens each year with free coffee available on that date and sometimes a day or two following (especially if September 29 lands on a weekend).

National Coffee Day Freebies and Deals

Pick up free coffee for National Coffee Day at these locations in 2023!

These offers are valid for October 1st only unless otherwise specified.

1. Aroma Joe’s

Get a free 16-oz. hot or iced coffee on National Coffee Day.

Want a bigger size and a longer time to redeem the offer? Sign up to become an AJ’s Rewards member and you’ll get a free up to 24 oz. hot or iced coffee to redeem between September 29 – October 6.

2. Bad Ass Coffee of Hawaii

Get a free 16-oz. brewed 10% Kona blend, hot or iced, at participating locations.

Ohana Rewards members will also receive 33 bonus Lei (points) for each purchase on National Coffee Day.

Can’t make it to a store? You’ll save 33% off Original Coffee Club coffees on their website on National Coffee Day or get 33% off your first recurring subscription order of any coffee from September 30 – October 1.

3. Biggby Coffee

Get a free 20-oz. hot or iced brewed coffee at Biggby Coffee. Upgrades are available at an additional charge. Limit one per customer.

4. Caribou Coffee

Caribou Perks members can get their choice of a medium handcrafted beverage for $3.

Plus, order ahead on September 29 and you’ll be treated to a Size Upgrade on September 30 (so, for example, you’ll pay for a medium but get a large instead).

5. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf

Snap a picture of your favorite coffee beverage using the Coffee Cam installation at your local participating The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf shop. (There are only two locations with this installation, both in California.)

When you share a photo of your coffee in the Coffee Cam to your Instagram Stories and/or profile and tag @thecoffeebean along with the hashtag #CoffeeBeanCoffeCam, you’ll receive a code to use in the app for a free brewed or iced coffee.

6. Cumberland Farms

Use the SmartPay Rewards App to get a free hot or iced coffeeof , any size.

7. Duck Donuts

Get a free medium hot coffee or medium cold brew with any donut purchase on National Coffee Day.

You can get this offer by stopping in the store, using the coupon code COFFEEDAY when you order ahead online, or redeeming the reward in your mobile app.

8. Dunkin’

DD Perks members get a free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase.

9. Dunn Brothers Coffee

Use the app to get a free medium brewed coffee at Dunn Brothers Coffee.

10. Ellianos Coffee

Ellianos Coffee is offering free medium-sized hot or iced coffee to all customers.

11. Gong cha USA

At Gong cha, get a buy one, get one 50% off deal on all coffee drinks from September 29 – October 1.

12. Holiday Stationstores

Sign up for the Holiday Stationstores text or email offers to get a coupon for any size coffee for 99¢.

13. IKEA

IKEA Family members get a complimentary hot coffee or tea with every visit, all the time.

14. Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme Rewards members can receive a free brewed coffee and doughnut of their choice, with no purchase necessary.

Non-rewards members can receive a free brewed coffee (but it’s free to sign up, so you might as well just do that and get your free doughnut, too!).

Related Article: How To Get Free Refills At Starbucks

15. Kwik Trip

Kwik Rewards members can use the coupon on the app to get a free Kwikery Bake Shop Long John Donut with any Karuba beverage purchase.

Panera Bread National Coffee Day

16. Panera Bread

MyPanera Week runs from September 29 – October 5 with exclusive perks for MyPanera members.

MyPanera Week Perks include:

  • 9/29: Two months free for new Unlimited Sip Club subscribers; $2 off beverages and smoothies for existing Sip Cub members
  • 9/30: $0 delivery fee (in-app only, valid through 10/5)
  • 10/1: free baguette with purchase (in-app only)
  • 10/2: $2 off Broccoli Cheddar Soup Bowl (in-app only)
  • 10/3: 20% off gift cards (online only)
  • 10/4: special gift from a Panera partner (TBA)
  • 10/5: cooking class and discounts on grocery products
  • 10/6: start of choice in MyPanera Rewards

Instead of having pre-selected rewards, members will now be able to choose their reward when they meet a certain visit threshold.

Peet's Coffee National Coffee Day

17. Peet’s Coffee

Celebrate at Peet’s Coffee with a free small drip coffee with any purchase on September 29.

You can also get 20% off your purchase of coffee both in-store and online (at Peets.com) from September 29 – October 2.

And if you’d like your coffee brought to you, Peetnik Rewards members gea t $0 delivery fee on orders placed through the Peet’s app from September 29 – October 2.

18. Pilot Flying J

Use the Pilot Flying J myRewards Plus app to get any size of hot, iced, cold brew, or frozen coffee for free.

In addition, you’ll save 10¢ on every gallon of gas purchased through 10/31 and get more deals on drinks and snacks by joining myRewards Plus.

19. Punchbowl

Here’s a fun freebie – send your fellow coffee lovers a free digital coffee greeting card via Punchbowl.

20. Royal Farms

Registered Rofo Rewards members will get a free any-size coffee (hot or iced) when using their app or card on National Coffee Day.

Sign up by downloading the Royal Farms app and creating an account or visit the Rofo Rewards website.

21. Sheetz

Get a free nitro cold brew with any purchase when you use your My Sheetz Rewardz.

22. Shipley Do-Nuts

Get a free medium House Blend coffee with any purchase at participating locations.

You can get this offer in-store or place your order online and use coupon code COFFEE929 to see the savings.

23. Smoothie King

At Smoothie King, any 20-oz. Espresso or Cold Brew blended smoothie will be priced at $5 if you buy it before 1a.m.am on National Coffee Day.

And if you’re a Healthy Rewards member, you can buy any Coffee or Espresso smoothie and earn a reward for a free 20-oz. smoothie from 9/29 – 10/2.

24. Stewart’s Shops

Stop into Stewart’s Shops from noon to close to get a free any size hot coffee, iced coffee, or cold brew, no purchase necessary.

25. Tim Hortons

Get a medium hot or iced coffee for just 25¢ on National Coffee Day when you order online or through the Tims Rewards app.

26. Wawa

Wawa is treating teachers and school administrators to a complimentary any-size hot coffee every day in September.

27. Wendy’s

Get a free small Frosty-ccino, cold brew, or hot coffee wita h purchase at Wendy’s. You’ll need to use the offer in the app to get this one.

National Coffee Day Giveaways and Sweepstakes for 2022

Some coffee companies host special giveaways or sweepstakes for National Coffee Day. Try your luck and enter one or more of the following contests.

Berres Brothers National Coffee Day

28. Berres Brothers Coffee Roasters

Enter the Flavor Your Vacay sweepstakes for a chance to win a custom vacation to wherever you want to go. The giveaway runs from August 21 – November 21, 2022, and you can enter once each week.

Note that by entering the sweepstakes, you’re also signing up to receive email offers and news from Berres Brothers.

On National Coffee Day, use the coupon code COFFEESAVINGS through 9/30 to save 29% on your online purchase.

Dutch Bros Coffee National Coffee Day

29. Dutch Bros Coffee

Dutch Rewards members can enter to win free coffee by using the Dutch Bros app and scanning their Dutch Pass at the window.

From September 19 – 28, Dutch Rewards members have the chance to win free Dutch for a month.

On September 29, Dutch Rewards members who scan their Dutch Pass will be entered to win free Dutch for a year!

30. International Delight

Find the Golden Ticket on a bottle of new International Delight Wonka Whipple Scrumptious Fudgy Caramel Creamer and you’ll win a year’s supply of creamer! The giveaway ends on October 31, 2022.

Each grand prize also includes an Alex and Ani bracelet set, ID/Wonka Yeti mug, and Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory on 4K Ultra HD.

31. La Colombe

La Colombe is holding an Extra Bold Adventure giveaway with the chance to win $2,000 cash, a travel-ready backpack cooler, or a year’s supply of coffee. The giveaway ends on September 15, 2022.

32. Lavazza

Enter Lavazza’s Organic Cold Brew Sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to Venice and Milan. Grand Prize winners will be awarded a 9 days/8 nights trip to Venice and Milan.

First Prize winners will each receive a Lavazza prize package valued at $100. The giveaway ends on September 30, 2022.

National Coffee Day Online Deals for 2022

Besides swinging by your favorite coffee shop for free coffee, you can get discounts for ordering your coffee online, too.

33. Atlas Coffee Club

Try an Atlas Coffee Club subscription and you’ll get your first bag free (12-oz size). Choose grind type and roast level. You will need to pay shipping.

You should see this offer when you visit their website, but if not you can use the coupon code ATLASCOFFEEDAY22 at checkout.

34. Community Coffee

Check out CommunityCoffee.com for a special one-day-only offer on National Coffee Day.

Use the coupon code ILOVECOFFEE to save 35% on all orders.

35. Death Wish Coffee

Save 30% off everyday coffee roasts at the Death Wish Coffee website. You’ll see the discount automatically applied at checkout.

36. Manatee Coffee

Use the coupon code COFFEEDAY25 to save 25% online at Manatee Coffee through October 2.

37. Melitta

Save 25% on all coffee purchased online at Melitta. Use the coupon code NCD22 at checkout (excludes subscriptions and cases).

38. Nespresso

Save 25% on all qualifying Nespresso Vertuo coffee machines through October 2. You’ll see the price already discounted online.


Whether you’re picking up your free coffee in-store, online, or crossing your fingers and entering a giveaway, this article will help you enjoy National Coffee Day to the fullest.

Coffee is delicious any time of year, but it’s even tastier when it’s free!