In honor of National Doughnut Day on Friday, June 1, businesses across the country are offering freebies and deals for all doughnut lovers.
As always, the deals are good at participating locations only and it's recommended you check with your location first.
Dunkin' Donuts: Get a free classic donut of your choice with the purchase of any beverage all day on Friday. The offer is available while supplies last at participating locations.
Edible Arrangements: The chain is offering a free "Edible Donut" which is their new doughnut made with Granny Smith apples dipped in chocolate). The deal is good at participating locations.
If you're thinking, "Hey, aren't all doughnuts supposed to be edible?" You're not alone:
Krispy Kreme is offering one free doughnut to each customer at participating stores in the United States and Canada.
LaMar's Donuts: LaMar's is offering one free doughnut per customer on Friday. All you need is to print or show a "golden ticket" available on their website. It is good for "any doughnut with a hole."
Papa John's: Yes, Papa John's offers doughnut holes. The pizza chain is offering free doughnut holes with any purchase of two pizzas. The deal is good online only with the promo code "DONUT."
Potbelly Sandwich Shop: Although there are no doughnuts associated with this deal, it's still pretty good. June 1 marks the chain's 41st birthday and is offering Potbelly Perks members a BOGO deal: a free sandwich with the purchase of another sandwich.
Rise'n Roll: You can get a free doughnut on Friday as long as supplies last at the Greenwood location on 1277 N. State Road 135. The bakery's cinnamon caramel donut is billed as the "official" donut of National Donut Day.
Walmart: Get one free glazed doughnut on Friday. The retailer expects to give away 1.2 million doughnuts nationwide by the end of the day.
The Salvation Army will be honoring the work of the "Donut Lassies" who helped get the sweet treats to soldiers during World War I. Teaming up with Entenmann's, the Salvation Army is organizing more than 40 "Do Good Donut Parties" to deliver donuts to thousands of veterans across the country. The organization is teaming up with Square Donuts to give away 2,500 donuts on Monument Circle as part of National Donut Day.
The Salvation Army of Los Angeles and BakeMark will also be hosting the second annual Donut Eating Championship, while LaMar's Donuts & Coffee and the charitable organization will hold scavenger hunts in Phoenix, AZ; Denver, CO; Fort Collins, CO; Wichita, KS; Kansas City, MO; Lincoln, NE; and Omaha, NE. Lastly, Salvation Army and the Greater Cincinnati Retail Bakers Association will hold a "Donut Day" in downtown Cincinnati.
Taylor's Bakery: The first 500 people to visit each location (6216 Allisonville Road, Indianapolis, and 8395 E. 116th St., Fishers) will get a free half-dozen doughout holes. Some boxes of doughnut holes sold Friday contain special prizes, including a coupon for free doughnut holes, gift cards or the big prize--free doughnut holes for the rest of the year.
Tim Horton's: If you're lucky enough to live near Buffalo, NY; Columbus, OH; or Detroit, MI; you have a chance to win free doughnuts for a year by showing up first after the doors open at 6 a.m., and asking for "Gold Timbits." The Tim Horton's dessert comes glazed in 24K gold and honey.
Titus Bakery: Get free doughnut holes from 6 a.m. to 12 p.m. from Salvation Army Donut Girls dressed in old-school uniforms at both locations (820 W. South St., Lebanon, and Monon Market Place, 17471 Wheeler Road, Westfield). The Lebanon location will have a scavenger hunt for kids from 9 a.m. to noon (details here). Radio Mom 91.1 FM will also give away doughnut holes from 6 a.m. through 2 p.m.
Burger King is also getting in on the day with a limited version of the Whopper that looks like a doughnut. Not coincidentally, it also comes with a "free mini slider." Get it?
The "doughnut" is available at select locations in New York, L.A, Miami, Boston & Salt Lake City.