Food & Drink

Every Place You Can Get Free Donuts Today for National Donut Day

Published On 06/02/2015 Published On 06/02/2015
ANDY KRYZA/Thrillist

National Donut Day, also known as the best free food holiday of the year, is this Friday, June 5th. And to celebrate, fried dough purveyors across the nation want to feed their delicious donuts to you -- free of charge. Now, don't expect to be Scrooge McDucking into free donuts, but get your tasty treat from these places with actual National Donut Day giveaways: 

Dunkin' Donuts

The deal: Get a free donut -- any donut -- with the purchase of a drink at participating stores nationwide. 
When: All day.

Krispy Kreme

The deal: One free donut of your choice, and you don't have to buy anything. Available at participating stores in the U.S. and Canada, just not Connecticut and Puerto Rico. 
When: All day, while they last.

Tim Hortons

The deal: One free donut with any purchase -- if you show them (or print) the National Donut Day offer that will be posted on the Tim Hortons Facebook page.
When: All day.

Shipley Do-Nuts

The deal: One free glazed donut at participating locations. 
When: 5am to 12pm.


The deal: A "Facebook Sweepstakes" in which you can win free donuts for a year, and other prizes. 
When: The sweepstakes started in late April and goes through early July.

Honey Dew Donuts

The deal: One free Mocha Madness donut with the purchase of any medium drink at participating locations.
When: All day.

LaMar's Donuts

The deal: One free donut -- "[a]ny donut with a hole" -- with no purchase necessary.
When: All day.

Fractured Prune Doughnuts

The deal: One free signature OC Sand donut (honey glaze, dusted with cinnamon sugar) at participating locations.
When: All day.

Cumberland Farms

The deal: One free donut with the purchase of a hot or iced coffee or Chill Zone beverage.
When: 5am to 10am only.

But wait, there's more:

Jiffy Lube

The deal: Yes, you read that right. Jiffy Lube. For National Donut Day, participating Jiffy Lube locations in the Houston, Philadelphia, and Florence, S.C. areas are offering free tire air pressure checks to help you avoid having to use a spare, or a "donut tire." Along with the pressure check, you'll get some complimentary donuts -- just keep in mind, you're going to a car garage for free donuts...
When: Free donuts all day Friday at the above locations, and free tire pressure checks throughout June in the Florence, S.C. area.

Let us know if you know of other free donut deals we missed!

Tony Merevick is Cities News Editor at Thrillist and is about 60% water and 40% donuts. Send news tips to and follow him on Twitter @tonymerevick