Where to get free doughnuts on National Donut Day

- Anyone who stops in will receive a free glazed doughnut.

78 years later, the tradition lives on - probably because doughnuts are delicious!

Come out to Fountain Square at noon Friday to see 9 On Your Side anchors Ryan Houston and Craig McKee represent us in their quest to be named 2017's Grand Champion Doughnut Handler at the Salvation Army's annual celebration. The Salvation Army will be giving away free donuts, while supplies last, starting at 7 a.m.

Whether you like them plain, frosted, powdered or covered in rainbow sprinkles, it's hard to deny the deliciousness of doughnuts. Yes, free donuts all day for everyone! Some of your favorite shops are offering deals.

This organization popularized doughnuts during WWI and began honoring volunteers in 1938 with National Doughnut Day.

Duck Donuts: Get a free donut with any purchase on Friday in honor of National Donut Day.

Duck Donuts: East Coast-based chain Duck Donuts is offering a free doughnut of your choice with any purchase.

Downtown's Kobuk Coffee, while they're not giving away any free donuts, they did say they're serving up their one-of-a-kind Alaska Birch Syrup donuts, and they expect Friday to be a big day.

Tim Horton's is giving customers a free classic doughnut with every purchase of a brewed hot or iced coffee in select locations.

LaMar's Donuts is offering two Doughnut Day deals.

Duck Donuts: Each customer gets a free doughnut with any purchase on Friday at this doughnut shop chain with dozens of locations in the eastern US stretching from the Jersey Shore to North Carolina.

For example, Horseshoe Donuts, 2593 Airport Road, and owned by Boston twins Liz Schulze and Erin Glenn, is pairing with Pikes Peak Brewery to bring a trio of "brewnuts" to their customers.

  • Salvatore Jensen