United States visitors can enjoy this promotion , by visiting their local Tim Hortons Cafe & Bake Shop restaurant and mentioning "Happy National Donut Day." This is the fifth year the bakery coffee shop chain is taking part in National Donut Day celebrations.
"National Donut Day is a celebration that is close to our heritage as it pays homage to one of our key baked goods," said Mike Meilleur, executive vice president, Tim Hortons U.S. "A tasty free donut with purchase is our way to treat loyal guests and welcome new fans to the brand."
When Tim Hortons restaurants first opened up 50 years back, the brand provided just 2 items - coffee and donuts. While Tim Hortons has been upgrading its menu over the years to match visitors' developing preferences, it is still remembered and loved today for its variety of hallmark donuts and bite-sized Timbits ®. The chain's bestselling donut in the United States is the Boston Cream.
National Donut Day is celebrated throughout the country on the initial Friday in June. The yearly event originated in 1938 as a Wonderful Depression charity event by the Chicago Salvation Army to honor the women who had offered donuts to soldiers during World War I.