Friday, June 3 is another of those made-up national holidays, but this one is actually fun.
It is National Doughnut Day. No, you won't get a day off from work, but you could grab a free doughnut on the way in.
The day, the first Friday in June, has actually been around since World War II. It was originally marked to honor the troops with free donuts courtesy the Salvation Army.
Where the Deals Are
Dunkin Donuts will give you a free doughnut with any coffee or cold beverage purchase on Friday.
Krispy Kreme will give each customer one free glazed doughnut, no purchase required. This is at Krispy Kreme stores only (Beechmont Avenue in Anderson Township), so don't try to grab one off the supermarket shelf and eat it, wiseguy.
Busken Bakery (Ohio) will have free glazed donuts in the morning, and discounts on a dozen.
Entenmann's will give 10 people free doughnuts for a year, if you enter via their Facebook page. Not sure I really want free doughnuts for a whole year, but I've never turned down a freebie, so why not.
Tim Horton's typically posts a coupon for a free doughnut on its website the morning of National Doughnut Day, if you have any Tim Horton's (Canadian chain) in your area. In Canada, you'll find one on every block.
LaMar's (Midwest and South) will have free doughnuts Friday.
And if you are lucky, someone will bring a couple of dozen doughnuts to your workplace. That way you don't waste your money.
WCPO Insiders can also get a free doughnut once a month at Paradise Donuts in Hebron and Florence. Click here to redeem the reward.
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