Celebrate National Donut Day!

National Donut Day began in 1938 to honor the Doughnut Lassies of The Salvation Army who served donuts to the troops in World War I. Now, National Donut Day is celebrated in the United States on the first Friday in June each year. Read on to find out where you can get glazed on Friday.

Daylight Doughnuts

7482 ParkwayDr, STE 132, Leeds, Alabama 35094

This Daylight Donuts location will be offering free glazed donuts all day.

Dunkin' Donuts 

Multiple locations

Get a free donut with purchase of a beverage.

Edible Arrangements

Multiple locations

Use National Donut Day to try Edible Arrangements new item, Edible Donuts, for free (one per customer)! These are “donut-shaped Granny Smith apple slices hand-dipped in gourmet semisweet chocolate, then decorated with a variety of toppings.” Plus, these treats are buy one get one free June 2 - 6.

The Heavenly Donut Co. 

4911 Cahaba River Rd, Ste 105 Birmingham, Alabama, AL 35243

Everyone who goes to The Heavenly Donut Co will receive a free glazed donut or blueberry cake donut between 6am and 6pm! Active duty military and veterans will also receive a free coffee. Saw's Street Kitchen will be there from 4:00 PM-8:00 PM.

They are also collecting non-perishable food items for The Salvation Army’s food pantry.

Hero Doughnuts

3027 Central Avenue, Homewood, Alabama 35209

Hero Doughnuts will be giving out free minis starting at 3:00 PM.

Krispy Kreme Doughnuts

Multiple locations

Get one free doughnut of your choice!

Magic City Daylight Donuts 

2409 Acton Rd #101, Vestavia Hills, AL 35243

5291 Valleydale Rd #141, Birmingham, AL 35242

Get a free glazed donut at both Magic City Daylight Donuts locations.

Papa John’s (yes, the pizza place)

Multiple locations

Edible Arrangements isn’t the only place with a new treat. On June 1, order any Papa John’s pizza online and you can get an order of donut holes free of charge. Oh by the way, they’re also giving away a trip to New Zealand’s Donut Island via their app and online.

Shipley's Do-Nuts

2050 Greenvale Ln, Birmingham, Alabama, AL 35216

Get a free glazed donut with purchase from 5:30 AM to noon.

We Have Doughnuts

Pepper Place

Free doughnut with purchase at Pepper Place from 8:30 AM to 1:30 PM (or until all gone)


Multiple locations

All donuts are 50% off in Winn-Dixie’s Bakery on Friday. Plus one winner will win one free dozen glazed donuts per week from Winn-Dixie for a year. Enter the contest via their Facebook page. 


Multiple locations

Walmart customers can get one free glazed doughnut.

How many donut shops will you visit on National Donut Day? Donut forget to follow us at @alacarteal on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter and tag us so we can enjoy these sweet treats with you!

Jessica Chriesman