Skip to main content

Where to get your free coffee on National Coffee Day

  • Author:
  • Updated:

Coffee lovers, rejoice. It's National Coffee Day.

Although most caffeine addicts reach for their cup of joe no matter the day, Monday is a chance to a get free – or discounted – caffeine fix.

Here are some local businesses that'll be serving up free coffee or samples for the "holiday":

Caribou Coffee

Caribou Coffee will be serving up samples of its Amy's Blend brew all day Monday, according to a post on its Facebook page, which says, "We're so excited for National Coffee Day ... for us it's like Christmas, the Fourth of July and eight birthdays all rolled into one."

Ten percent of Amy's Blend purchases through the end of October will be donated to CancerCares organization, WRAL says.

Dunkin' Donuts

The coffee chain, which just recently returned to Minnesota, is serving up free medium hot or iced coffees. Just download the offer from the "My Offers" section on the Dunkin' Mobile app, which is available on iPhone of Android.

Edina Grill

The Edina Grill in Edina is offering $1 cup of coffee if customers use their app, according to a tweet.

Holiday Station Stores

Holiday Station Stores have a coupon for 69-cent hot coffee or cappuccino through Oct. 12. And if you miss out on National Coffee Day, Holiday stores offer free coffee on Tuesdays.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme customers are giving away free coffee, or offering mochas, lattes or iced coffees for $1, according to Flavor 574.


Customers at McDonald's can get a free small McCafé coffee during breakfast hours at participating restaurants across the country as part of the second National Free Coffee event, according to a news release.

Following National Coffee Day, McDonald's will kick off its popular Monopoly game:


Starbucks customers can get a free sample of the Ethiopia Blend coffee Monday – but the sample is only available until noon, CNN says.

Plus, there's free shipping on online orders of $30-plus and $25 off online purchase of $100 or more with the code RMN25SEPT, according to Creative Couponing. My Starbucks Rewards members can also get 20 percent off any packaged coffee of merchandise in the store.

Next Up

Legacy Lot Random (1 of 6)

Gallery: Luxury living is par for the course here

Cragun’s Golf Resort Communities Offer Stunning Views Along with Resort-Style Living

Screen Shot 2022-08-18 at 8.10.56 AM

Restrictions in place as Emerald Ash Borer found in Sherburne County

The county is now the 36th in the state with a confirmed presence of the invasive insect.

Fire, firefighters

Home that was scene of June standoff engulfed in fire

Authorities arrived to find the home fully ablaze.

Rosland park bridge

Crosstown Hwy. 62 reopens as footage emerges of truck hitting bridge

The westbound lanes were closed in Edina from Tuesday afternoon to Wednesday night.

Screen Shot 2022-08-17 at 8.31.42 PM

Flash flooding as torrential rain hammers Cambridge

Flooding and damage from a non-severe storm Wednesday evening.

Screen Shot 2022-08-17 at 4.02.18 PM

Minneapolis nonprofit celebrates anonymous donor's $1.5M gift

Appetite For Change is building sustainable, local food systems in North Minneapolis.

police lights

On the lam since 2007, suspect in MN murder case arrested in Florida

The suspect is one of three men connected to a fatal drive-by shooting on St. Paul's West Side.

Deer on road

Motorcyclist in collision with deer dies from injuries

The 55-year-old from Princeton died at a hospital a day after the crash.


Burnsville approves measure that will make its landfill much taller

The expansion will increase the landfill's allowable height by an additional 268 feet.

michael carbo

Northern MN man found guilty in 1980s cold case murder

Nancy Daugherty was found dead in the afternoon hours of July 16, 1986.

Red Ox Cafe

Breakfast spot in Ham Lake closes after decades in business

The business posted an announcement on its front door.

Screen Shot 2022-08-17 at 1.43.04 PM

St. Paul man killed partner, himself while their 5 kids were home

St. Paul confirmed the double shooting on Tuesday evening was murder-suicide.