Starbucks Is Handing Out Free Coffee Over the Next 10 Days: Here’s How to Get Some

Starbucks is handing out free, tall-sized espresso drinks at pop-up locations during its “10 Days of Cheer” promotion

Free coffee? A merry Christmas indeed.

Starbucks is spreading some good cheer this holiday season with free coffee. That’s right: The world’s largest coffee chain will be handing out free, tall-sized espresso beverages at pop-up Cheer Party locations at 100 Starbucks stores daily all over the country starting Dec. 23. Nothing says “happy holidays” like free caffeination.

Customers can order a variety of handcrafted espresso drinks, from Mochas to Flat Whites to Chestnut Praline Lattes. But if you’re looking for the catch, here it is: Customers can only order their free beverages between 1 and 2 p.m. at pop-up locations, so you can bet that that thanks to the power of word of mouth (or social media), lines for these pop-up stores will be longer than Santa’s route on Christmas Eve.

Not near any of the pop-up locations? You can walk into any participating Starbucks and get a Cheer Card for special deals like half-off Sweet Cream Cold Brew coffees or holiday Flat Whites, half-off any lunch item, or a free cookie.


Check to see where the nearest pop-up store is here.