There is a long and unique history behind why we celebrate National Coffee Day on September 29.  The day was first celebrated in Japan in 1983, but is now celebrated globally as a way to promote fair trade coffee and raise awareness around fair wages for coffee farmers.


Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme is the place to be this National Coffee Day as all guests will receive a free brewed coffee, with no purchase necessary. If you’re a reward member then it’s even better, you’ll be able to grab a free brewed coffee and a free doughnut.


Dunkin’ has gone all out and renamed it National Dunkin’ Day. What do you get on National Dunkin’ Day on Tuesday, September 29? A free medium hot or iced coffee with any purchase at their restaurants, with the offer being limited to one per order.


If you take up the offer within the McDonald’s app then you’ll be able to grab yourself a Premium Roast or Iced Coffee for $0.99.


75% – Caffeine consumed by Americans that comes as a coffee

66% – Of women drink coffee every day

62% – Of men drink coffee every day

100 – The age a coffee plant can live up to

5.7 billion – Pound of coffee Brazil exports every year

3.1 – The number of coffees the average American drinks each day

400 million – coffees consumed throughout America every day

146 billion – coffees consumed in America each year


It can be easy to get in a bad habit of constantly ordering takeout and heating-up frozen meals. That’s why we’re celebrating National Cooking Day on September 25th. This week slow down and enjoy the process of preparing your own food — and the joy of eating it! So put on your aprons and get cooking!

National Cooking Day Activities

1. Cook your favorite meal

We all have one dish that speaks to us, whether it’s our grandmother’s meatloaf or the first dish we learned to cook. So put your twist on the recipe and make it yours.

2. Bake something sweet

Celebrate this sweet holiday by preparing your favorite dessert! Cakes, cookies or brownies, you name it. Skip going out this Friday and make yourself a treat!

Cooking Day Resources

We've found some great resources that will help making your cooking day plans a little bit easier!

75 best recipes you can make in 30 min or less

44 Easy Desserts for Those Last-Minute Sugar Cravings


It's your lucky day. National Cheeseburger Day falls on September 18. That means there’s a free (or at least discounted) cheeseburger waiting for you somewhere near you. (See below.)

Fun Facts about Cheeseburgers

1. Mcdonalds sells 6.48 million burgers every day.

2. Hamburgers along with cheeseburgers account for 71% of beef served in commercial hotels of US.

3. Though the hamburger is credited with being created in Hamburg, Germany, many theories point to the cheeseburger originating in the United States. In 1935, Louis Ballast of Denver, Colo. trademarked the name "cheeseburger" and included it on the menu at Humpty Dumpty Drive-In.


The best way to celebrate this unofficial American holiday is to find yourself a cheeseburger joint near you. We've made a list of places where you can find a discounted or even free cheeseburger!

Culver's: Although there's not a nationwide promotion, individual locations may offer specials. One way to check is by calling your closest location and some may post specials on the location's details page at

Fuddruckers: The chain's value meals are a weekday special available all-day Monday through Thursday and until 4 p.m. Friday. The cheeseburger deal combo with fries and drink is $8 at participating locations listed at

McDonald's: With the fast-food chain's mobile app, find offers including a $1 McDouble, available once per day.

Red Robin: With any beverage purchase at participating restaurants Tuesday, get a Gourmet Cheeseburger and Bottomless Steak Fries for $5.

Sonic: Every Tuesday cheeseburgers are half-price from 5 p.m. to close. Also, for a limited time, get a Carhop Classic, which is the choice of the Quarter Pound Double Cheeseburger or the Classic Signature Slinger, served with medium tots for only $2.99.

Wendy's: This deal last through Sept. 30. Get a free Dave's Single with any Wendy’s purchase with an offer on the mobile app, which is available for Apple and Android devices. This offer will refresh daily, the fast-food chain announced in a news release. One offer per customer per day. Registration in app is required.

White Castle: The fast-food chain known for its sliders calls Tuesday Cheese Slider Day, and it’s giving away a free cheese slider with any purchase and a coupon at