Janine Davis

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In this photo illustration, Krispy Kreme Donuts are seen on May 09, 2016 in Miami, Florida. JAB Holdings Company, announced it is acquiring Krispy Kreme Donuts in a deal valued at $1.35 billion.

Doughnut maker Krispy Kreme is turning 85 years old and to celebrate, it’s giving away dozens of its famous glazed doughnuts for 85 cents. And that’s not all. Customers could also get a chance to have free doughnuts for an entire year.

Folks at Krispy Kreme say 8,500 people will be awarded FREE doughnuts for a year as part of their birthday celebration. It’s also part of a sweepstakes promotion.  The sweepstakes deadline has passed, but customers can still take advantage of getting some of the sweet treats for free.

Customers can get 85-cent glazed doughnuts on Friday, July 15. Customers can redeem the 85-cent dozen coupon when they purchase any dozen online or in stores. Online customers will need to use promo code 85YEARS to get the discount. The birthday celebration will continue all summer long. Krispy Kreme will give away FREE singles.

Anytime, their “Hot Now” sign is on, customers can stop in to pick up a free, hot original glazed doughnut. No purchase is necessary to get a free glazed doughnut. The promotion is offered through Labor Day.

Where To Get Free Doughnuts

South End: 2116 Hawkins Street, Charlotte

Pineville: 8800 Pineville-Matthews Road, Charlotte

Sharon Amity: 119 North Sharon Amity Road, Charlotte

Matthews: 9301 East Independence Blvd, Charlotte

Gastonia: 2990 East Franklin Blvd., Gastonia

Rock Hill: 152 Celanese Road, Rock Hill

Concord Mills: 8018 Concord Mills Blvd., Concord

Hickory: 1879 Startown Road, Hickory

Salisbury: 1428 West Innes Street, Salisbury