There are few foods in this world that can keep you satisfied from breakfast all the way through dessert, but doughnuts have magical properties other treats and pastries simply do not, and as such, it is only fitting that the delectable confection be granted its very own holiday — National Doughnut Day. And because a celebration isn't complete without a few freebies thrown into the mix, there are plenty of ways to get free doughnuts on National Doughnut Day that will only add to your festivities. After all, the only thing on this planet that tastes better than a doughnut is a free doughnut, and on June 3, you can find just that, if you're savvy.
Whether you prefer your doughnuts frosted or plain, filled with jelly or packed with cream, there is a doughnut out there with your name on it waiting to be consumed today. To be fair, there is a doughnut out there with your name on it waiting to be consumed every day, but it seems especially appropriate to make sure a fried fritter is on the menu during this entire calendar day that's been set aside to celebrate the glory of doughnuts. There are all kinds of places running National Doughnut Day deals that you're going to want to get in on, so grab a cup of coffee, take a look at the list below, and then go get what's yours. Bonus points if you're able to hit all of these places before the day is over.
1. Krispy Kreme
You can always depend on Krispy Kreme for a super sweet deal, and National Doughnut Day is no exception. Simply head to your closest store, and get a free doughnut on the house just for being there. Seriously.
2. Dunkin' Donuts
Dunkin' Donuts is handing out free doughnuts to anyone who purchases a beverage on National Doughnut Day. You're going to need a cup of coffee anyway, right? So this is kind of a no-brainer.
3. Randy's Donuts
Live in L.A.? Enjoy free doughnut holes at Randy's Donuts if you stop by between 6 a.m. and 12. p.m.
4. Cumberland Farms
Head to Cumberland Farms, and get a free doughnut when you buy an iced or hot coffee, frozen beverage, or fountain drink between 5 a.m. and 10 a.m.
5. LaMar's Donuts
Oh heck yes — hit up LaMar's Donuts' Facebook page, sign up for its National Doughnut Day deal, and you'll be sent a golden ticket good for one free doughnut and one free 16 oz. LaMar's cup.
To sum up: National Doughnut Day is the best day, because hi, free doughnuts. Now go out and celebrate.