Get Your Coffee for Free on International Coffee Day, But Not From Starbucks

An espresso coffee being brewed on National Coffee Day September 29, 2014 in Miami, Florida. Getty Images

Many people rely on a fresh "cuppa Joe" to wake up in the morning. Lucky for you, today is International Coffee Day! Here's how you can get your coffee fix mostly for free.

Cinnabon will give you a free 12-ounce coffee to celebrate.

Get a FREE 12oz coffee on 9/29 all day! #SweetTalk

— Cinnabon (@Cinnabon) September 26, 2017

Dunkin Donuts offers customers a free medium hot coffee, but only if you buy one first.

Celebrate #NationalCoffeeDay, 9/29, with a FREE Medium hot coffee when you purchase a Medium or Larger hot coffee! 💕☕️

— Dunkin' (@dunkindonuts) September 26, 2017

Wawa offers a free cup of coffee, any size.

#NationalCoffeeDay is almost here 🎉 On Friday 9/29, stop in for a FREE cup of Any Size Wawa Coffee!

— Wawa (@Wawa) September 27, 2017

Peet's Coffee celebrates by giving you a free cup of coffee if you buy fresh beans for 25% off.

Celebrate #NationalCoffeeDay tomorrow at your local Peet’s Coffeebar. Enjoy 25% off fresh beans + a FREE cup of coffee with bean purchase.

— Peet's Coffee (@peetscoffee) September 28, 2017

McDonald's celebrates with a small coffee for $2.

Krispy Kreme decided to go for a National Coffee Weekend instead, and offers each customer one free coffee of any size for three days in a row.

We see your #NationalCoffeeDay and raise you a #NationalCoffeeWeekend. 9/29 -10/1 (US/CAN)

— Krispy Kreme (@krispykreme) September 28, 2017

7Eleven also gives one free coffee a day through the weekend, but only for 7Rewards members.

Coffee Bean Las Vegas tweets that it offers all specialty drinks for only $1 today.

Join us on Friday (9/29) as we celebrate #NationalCoffeeDay! Enjoy any specialty drink for only $1 at all neighborhood locations from 2-6pm!

— The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf of Las Vegas (@CoffeeBeanLV) September 28, 2017


Starbucks will not be celebrating International Coffee Day by giving away free coffee, but will instead use its menu boards for to shed light on the role of coffee farmers, and bring awareness to the challenges they face, including coffee leaf rust and climate change.

On its website it explains why: "Instead of the traditional menu boards, participating Starbucks stores in the United States will showcase the good that comes from every cup of coffee through Sunday, October 1."

Burger King and Busy Bee have also decided to do something different this year, by donating 100 percent of every cup of coffee purchased September 29 to the Red Cross for Hurricane Maria relief.

Tomorrow is #NationalCoffeeDay- this year our Burger Kings and Busy Bees will bee doing something different. See the attached flyer!

— (@ShopTheBusyBee) September 28, 2017