Krispy Kreme Is Giving Away Free Donuts This Friday. Here's How To Get Yours

Happy birthday Krispy Kreme! Founded in 1937 in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, doughnut chain Krispy Kreme is celebrating its 83rd birthday this Friday, July 17, with a buy one, get one deal that you won't want to miss. According to a statement sent to Mashed, the doughnut company is giving away a free dozen of the chain's iconic Original Glazed doughnuts for one day only with the purchase of a dozen or more doughnuts of any type. Krispy Kreme is also extending its Hot Light hours for the day, which Business Insider states is the company's name for the hours when each store turns on a light indicating to customers they have fresh, warm doughnuts on hand. The Hot Light hours will be extended both earlier in the morning as well as later into the night than Krispy Kreme locations normally offer, giving you extra time to enjoy their doughnuts fresh.

Krispy Kreme is celebrating it's birthday for one day only

In the statement provided, Chief Marketing Officer Dave Skena said that it is customary for Krispy Kreme to offer fans gifts on the company's birthday each year. This summer, they landed on this specific buy one get one birthday promotion, plus extended hours "because we sure need something sweet to happen in 2020."

To see if your local Krispy Kreme location is taking part in this birthday celebration, you can check the Krispy Kreme website and enter your city or zip code to find the closest participating shop near you. The birthday promotion is only available in the U.S. on July 17th, 2020, so be sure to check ahead of time to avoid missing out on this sweet deal. The promotion is not available for delivery but can be redeemed online and through the Krispy Kreme app for pick-up (via Fox 6 Milwaukee), through the drive-through, and for in-store takeout depending on the loccation.