What better way to celebrate National Doughnut Day than with a free treat?
Shops across the country are marking the occasion with free pastries Friday.
Some, such as Dunkin' Donuts and Cumberland Farms, require the purchase of a beverage to get the freebie.
National Doughnut Day was established in 1938 by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor women who served doughnuts to soldiers during World War I. The holiday is traditionally celebrated on the first Friday of June.
Here are the deals:
Cumberland Farms: From 5 to 10 a.m. at participating Cumberland Farms, get a free doughnut with purchase of any dispensed beverage, which includes hot or iced coffee, fountain or frozen beverages. This deal is only valid at “new concept” and remodeled Cumberland Farms, which you can find by searching here.
Duck Donuts: Customers will receive one free, made-to-order doughnut of their choice with any purchase. Receipts printed Friday also will feature a coupon for a free half dozen doughnuts when you purchase a half dozen. Find its locations in a dozen states here.
Dunkin’ Donuts: At participating Dunkin' Donuts, get a free classic doughnut of your choice with the purchase of any beverage all day Friday while supplies last. Go here to find a Dunkin' Donuts near you.
Entenmann's: Enter the company’s contest for a chance to win free doughnuts for a year. Feeding America also will get a $1 donation for every entry. If you’re in New York City, Entenmann's has special festivities 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Times Square and at Hard Rock Cafes on Times Square and at Yankee Stadium.
Fractured Prune Doughnuts: At participating stores in seven states, get a free “OC Sand” doughnut.
Honey Dew Donuts: Get a free Coco Loco Donut with purchase of any medium or larger beverage at participating locations. Limit one per purchase. Go here to find locations.
Krispy Kreme: Get one free doughnut of your choice, no purchase necessary at participating locations. Go here to learn more and find participating shops.
LaMar’s Donuts: Print or show their Golden Ticket on your smartphone at its locations in five states for a free doughnut with a hole. Access the coupon here.
Martin’s Super Market: Get a free doughnut from the case or $1 off a dozen donuts at participating stores. Go here to find locations.
Shipley Do-Nuts: At participating locations from 5 a.m. to noon, make a purchase and get a free glazed doughnut. Go here to find locations.
Sugar Shack: It has locations in Florida and Virginia, and they offer a Freebie of the Day every day of the year, which is posted on shops’ social media accounts.
Tim Hortons: Buy a coffee and get a free classic doughnut when you mention National Doughnut Day at participating locations. Go here to find locations.
Wawa: This National Doughnut Day deal is only for Wawa Rewards members. Check your account for a bonus reward for a free doughnut with purchase of a coffee. Go here to find locations.