National Coffee Day: Here’s Where to Get Free or Discounted Coffee
Tuesday, September 29 is “National Coffee Day” and if you play your cards right, you can get a free cup of Joe.
Below is list of some of the places you can “celebrate” the holiday.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Free medium cup of Dunkin’ Donuts hot or iced dark roast coffee. The limit is one per guest, and is available at participating locations.
Let the countdown to #NationalCoffeeDay begin! Get a FREE medium hot or iced Dark Roast on 9.29.15.
– Dunkin Donuts (@DunkinDonuts) September 27, 2015
Wawa: Free coffee in the size of your choice.
An entire day dedicated to coffee? Celebrate National Coffee Day on 9/29 with a FREE cup of Wawa Coffee! pic.twitter.com/NiO9MmotUR
— Wawa (@Wawa) September 26, 2015
Krispy Kreme: Free small coffee and original glazed donut.
A holiday for coffee and doughnut lovers is two days away. Get FREE small coffee and Original Glazed on 9/29 (US)
– Krispy Kreme (@KrispyKreme) September 27, 2015
Sheetz: Free cup of coffee.
It’s almost here! Check back on #NationalCoffeeDay, 9/29, to try our new generation of coffee for FREE. pic.twitter.com/gLCBzkWQd5
— Sheetz (@sheetz) September 22, 2015
Pilot Flying J: Guests can get one free 16-ounce cup of coffee per customer with this coupon.
Starbucks: Starbucks is doing something a bit different for National Coffee Day. Instead of giving away free coffee to patrons, the national coffee chain will kick off Starbucks One Tree for Every Bag Commitment, a year-long campaign that gives customers the opportunity to help the farmers and families behind your morning cup of java.
Tim Hortons: Get any size coffee in Regular or Dark Roast for just $1 at participating U.S. restaurants.
Staples: Even Staples is getting in on the act. Just post a photo on social media with your coffee mug and the hashtag #OfficeMugShot for the chance to win a free coffee pack.
Show us your best #OfficeMugShot for a chance to win a sweet coffee prize pack. https://t.co/Vyh3dgmhop
— Staples US (@Staples) September 27, 2015
While you’re in line waiting for your free coffee, check out these coffee consumption factoids:
Statistics suggest that coffee-loving Finns will outdo the rest of the world.
Finland is No. 1 in the world for coffee consumption per capita, according to data collected by market research provider Euromonitor International. On average, each person in Finland consumed 9.9 kilograms (21.8 pounds) of coffee in 2014.
Sweden, the Netherlands, Norway and Slovenia round out the top five coffee-consuming nations.
The United States didn’t even break the top 10, ranking 25th for coffee consumption in 2014. Americans consumed 3.1 kilograms (6.8 pounds) of coffee per capita last year, the same amount as the citizens of France.
Italians consumed slightly more: 3.4 kilograms (7.5 pounds), coming in at No. 21 on the global list.