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Where to Get Free Coffee for National Coffee Day 2012

Celebrate with free coffee, but not at Starbucks or McDonalds in Town and Country and Manchester. However, St. Louis area 7-Eleven stores are offering free coffee Friday.

If the first words out of your mouth every morning are, “I’ll have a large coffee”—or if you can’t even speak until after you’ve had your java fix—there's a national holiday created especially for you.

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America will put staunch tea drinkers to shame on National Coffee Day on Sept. 29, when coffee fiends can rejoice and celebrate their beloved coffee bean with free brew from national chains.

Coffee was first brought to America in the mid-1600s in a shipment en route to “New Amsterdam,” now known as New York, according to the National Coffee Association. We have that shipment and the Boston Tea Party to thank for turning the nation into coffee drinkers.  

However, Starbucks and McDonalds across the St. Louis area, including the Town and Country and Manchester locations, are not participating in the event so they are not offering free coffee to customers.

However, although there aren't any in Town and Country or Manchester, Friday is  

If you know of somewhere offering free coffee tell us where in the comments below!

What’s your favorite blend of coffee, and where do you get it? Tell us in the comments.

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