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National Coffee Day Deals


There are special days for popcorn, donuts, ice cream, and other foods, but no day is revered in the heart of a “caffeine-aholic” than National Coffee Day – a day dedicated to the adulation and consumption of the most important bean in all of cuisine: the coffee bean. Deals and discounts are touted by national and local shops alike to make certain our hearts are racing and sleep cannot be found.


National Coffee Day is Saturday, September 29,  and we’re spotlighting a few of the specials that are available throughout Central Ohio.


Free and Discounted Coffee Deals:


Dunkin’ Donuts: Twice As Nice promotion – anyone who purchases a Hot Coffee at participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide will get one Hot Coffee free (of equal or lesser value).

Krispy Kreme: Coffee flavored Donuts and Donut flavored Coffee…what?! Starting September 24, you can get coffee-glazed donuts (available for one week only) and new glazed donut flavored coffee (a permanent menu addition). And on September 29, come in for a free cup of coffee, no purchase necessary. For a free donut as well, just download the Krispy Kreme app and join their rewards program.

Pilot/Flying J: 2 Days of free coffee?! Any size Pilot coffee is free, including the new cold brew, bean-to-cup coffee, and limited-time Pumpkin Carmel Macchiato, by simply downloading and opening the myPilot app on September 28 or 29. Find the coupon in “myOffers” in the app and redeem at any Pilot or Flying J Travel Center.

Chick-fil-A on Sawmill Road ONLY: FREE Coffee with purchase AND a deal! Enjoy a FREE unlimited cup of coffee during breakfast with purchase. Be sure to mention “Happy Coffee Day” at the register when ordering to get this special offer.

More deals and info: If you’d like to see more coffee deals (and ways to save money in general), check out Mission to Save, a great website for families to help you save money on the things you are buying.


Not free, but other really cool offers for coffee-crazies:


Columbus Coffee Fest: An entire festival dedicated to coffee? For several years, Columbus Coffee Fest has celebrated Midwest coffee at Ohio Village. Sip coffee, enjoy local treats, shop curated goods, and much more! Tickets may still be available for Sunday, September 30 session (Saturday is sold out).

Columbus Coffee Tour: Tour of coffee in Columbus. Columbus Food Adventures, a local food tour operator, does a multi-hour coffee tour with roaster and coffee shop stops, samples, snacks, and beans! If you want the inside scoop on how coffee is roasted, how lattes are made, and just overall local coffee knowledge, this is the tour for you! Tickets are currently available for October and November tours.


Be sure to check websites, social media, or use the old fashioned telephone to check with your favorite local coffee shop, as well. And if you plan your day right, you might be getting a free or discounted coffee every hour of the day for the “wokest” day of your week!

Meet Bill

Bill is a PK (pastor’s kid), a father of 4 teens, coffee enthusiast and sports junkie. He’s loves to run, mostly because he also loves to eat ice cream. Born without an “inside voice,” people often hear Bill long before they see him coming. Volunteering in the community is a passion, whether with his church youth group, the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, or at the Gahanna Chamber of Commerce. He doesn’t have all the answers, but he knows the One who does, and strives to point people to Him.

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