National Doughnut (Donut) Day is on the first Friday of June each year. The event was created by the Salvation Army in 1938 to honor the women who served donuts to soldiers during World War I. Many American doughnut stores offer free doughnuts on National Doughnut Day.
The Salvation Army's Role in Doughnut History
Visit Dunkin Donuts or Krispy Kreme online to find a participating store.
On June 3, participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants nationwide will offer guests a free donut of their choice (while supplies last) with the purchase of a beverage (excluding bottled cooler beverages).