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Where To Get Free Doughnuts On National Doughnut Day

By Megan Whitfield
31st May 2018

It seems like just about everything has its own day nowadays—paperclip day, cellophane day, nerd pride day—we wish we were making this up. But when they taste as good this Friday, you won’t catch us complaining.

Now we’ve built the suspense we're happy to declare that Friday June 1 is National Doughnut Day. That’s right, those doughy, sugary, jammy, icing-y balls of deliciousness have their own day. The only thing better than knowing this day exists are all the events going round Melbourne in celebration. Ooooh boy, prepare for a sugar rush.

Free Jam Doughnuts At Dandee Donuts

Dandee Doughnuts have an important place in Melburnian’s hearts…and possibly our arteries. This Friday they’re reminding us yet again why we love them so, with free hot jam doughies all round. Get 'em in you from 8am sharp. 

When: June 1, 8am—4pm
Where: Dandenong Market
For more info, click here

Vouchers At American Doughnut Kitchen

Arguably even more of an institution than Dandee (and only just), American Doughnut Kitchen at Queen Vic market is getting in on the festivities. They’re not giving out doughnuts, but they ARE offering the chance to win a $60 gift card each hour, between 10am—2pm. Now that could buy you a whole lotta doughnuts.

When: June 1, 10am—2pm, one gift card every hour
Where: Queen Vic Market
For more info, click here

1c Doughnuts On Deliveroo

We can barely remember what 1 cent looks like, but that's what doughnuts will cost you on Deliveroo this Friday. One freaking cent. Here's how it's gonna work: Deliveroo have teamed up with the guys at Lukumades to offer a 3 pack of classic loukoumades soaked in honey and cinnamon. You can get them from 6pm, and delivery is free. Check out this page for all the deets. 

When: Friday 1 June, from 6pm
Where: Lukumades, 83 Peel St
For more info, click here.  

Exclusive Doughnut Flavours At Rustica

Boy oh boy have Rustica stepped up to the challenge. Customers will be treated to a whole new range of doughnuts, based on the seasons. For winter, you’ve got the Snowball (dark chocolate goodness with coconut and vanilla crème and topped with marshmallow), spring brings Ispahan (rose crème and raspberry gel, topped with freeze-dried lychee), summer is a pina colada in fried-dough form, and autumn rounds things out with vanilla pecan with maple glaze. 

When: Friday 1 June, 7am—4pm
Where: Rialto, Hawthorn and Fitzroy
For more info, click here

Free Doughnuts At Pontoon

Over in St Kilda, Pontoon is getting in on the action, handing out hundreds of their signature sugared doughnuts for FREE from 12pm. Have it as your dessert, or pair it with a funky cocktail. It’s a Friday, treat yourself.

When: Friday 1 June, 12pm—until sold out
Where: Pontoon, St Kilda
For more info, click here

Free Coffee At Cop Shop Espresso

Breaking with the routine, Cop Shop Espresso aren’t offering free doughnuts, but they ARE offering a free small cup of coffee with every doughnut purchase you make. A coffee and a doughnut—sure, it’s a bit of a cliché but we are absolutely here for it.

When: Friday 1 June, 7am—4:30pm
Where: Cop Shop Espresso, Hawthorn
For more info click here.

Free Doughnuts At Dashing Donuts

We all know shopping can really take it out of you—and the perfect way to pep yourself up is a free doughnut. Over in Chaddy, Dashing Donuts are offering one free doughnut with every coffee purchased between 1—4pm this Friday, plus they’re releasing two new flavours—pizza and cheesy garlic. Wild. 

When: Friday 1 June, 1—4pm
Where: Dashing Donuts, Chadstone Shopping Centre
For more info, click here

Free Dossants At Goldeluck’s Doughnuts

Every coffee you order comes with a sweet side this Doughnut Day. Goldeluck’s Doughnuts have paired up with DC Coffee and the first 50 customers ordering coffee will find themselves with a free dossant or doughnut. Meanwhile, from 6:30pm there are free doughnuts and dossants up for grabs for the first 100 eager customers in line. Double doses of doughnuts—we like it.

When: Friday 1 June, first 50 coffee orders from 9am; first 100 customers from 6:30pm
Where: Goldeluck’s Doughnuts, Eastland Shopping Centre
For more info click here

50,000 Free Doughnuts At Krispy Kreme

How could we not include these guys? This year, Krispy Kreme is giving away a whopping 50,000 original glazed doughnuts in stores across the country. We can taste the diabetes already. We’re okay with it.

When: Friday 1 June, all day
Where: All Krispy Kreme stores, everywhere
For more info, click here.

Free Doughnuts At Oasis Bakery

The eastern suburbs really are delivering the goods this Friday. One of our favourite bakeries going round, Oasis Bakery are giving away 10,000 doughnuts. We don’t even want to think about how long it would take to cook all those, but we thank them from the bottom of our hearts. No conditions, just get yourself down to Murrembeena this Friday.

When: Friday 1 June, 8am—9pm
Where: Oasis Bakery, Murrumbeena
For more info, click here

Want to know where to get the best doughnuts? Check out our ultimate round-up over here

Image credit: Pontoon

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