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By Brad Tuttle
September 26, 2016
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Coffee consumption has been on the upswing in the U.S. and around the globe for years, and forecasts call for our java intake to keep on rising in the years ahead, particularly among young people.

So every day, it would seem, is Coffee Day. But according to the gods of made-up holidays, September 29 is officially recognized as National Coffee Day. The big day is this Thursday, and it’s a fine time for feeding your coffee habit on the cheap, thanks to the proliferation of special National Coffee Day freebies and discount promotions.

We’re listing all the deals below, starting with the most generous offers at the top.

Krispy Kreme: Customers at participating Krispy Kreme locations not only get a free 12-ounce coffee, but a free original glazed doughnut as well on National Coffee Day.

Cumberland Farms: Text the phrase FREECOFFEE to 64827 and you’ll get a mobile coupon good for a free coffee—any size you want, hot or iced—on National Coffee Day. Coffee is free every Friday in October as well at participating Cumberland Farms locations.

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Pilot Flying J Travel Centers: Use this coupon and get a small size cup of coffee, tea, or cappuccino on National Coffee Day.

Sheetz: All customers who show their My Sheetz loyalty cards are welcomed to one small cup of cold brew coffee each, while supplies last, on National Coffee Day.

Stewart’s Shops: From noon until closing time, cups of coffee in any size and any flavor are free from this convenient store chain based in upstate New York.

Dunkin’ Donuts: For National Coffee Day, DD is offering medium cups of coffee for 66¢ each, to celebrate the company being in business for 66 years.

Birch Coffee: This small coffeehouse chain, with eight locations in New York City, is offering free drip coffee from 7 a.m. to 10 a.m. on National Coffee Day.

LaMar’s Donuts and Coffee: Customers who purchase a traveler’s coffee mug for $1.19 can get it filled now through September 29 for free.

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Peet’s Coffee: Purchase any food item on National Coffee Day and you’ll get a medium drip coffee at no charge.

Maui Wowi: Use the code ALOHACOFFEE for 50% off online orders on National Coffee Day.

McDonald’s: Select McDonald’s locations—including those in the New York tri-state area—are awarding free small coffees on National Coffee Day to customers who have the McDonald’s mobile app.

Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf: Customers at participating locations get a free espresso shot on National Coffee Day.

Le Pain Quotidien: Prices for drip organic coffee are 50% off on National Coffee Day.

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