Get Free Krispy Kreme on Ugly Sweater Day (Even if Your Sweater’s Not Ugly)

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It’s ugly sweater season again, and it’s starting to get out of hand.

Remember when ugly sweaters were funny, cool finds at a secondhand shop or your crazy uncle’s closet? Now every department store has a whole section of crazy sweaters with holiday puns and flashing lights during this time of year.

The ugly sweaters even have their own holiday. Dec. 15 is now National Ugly Christmas Sweater Day.

Not one to be left out of the party, Krispy Kreme is celebrating National Ugly Sweater Day with a buy one, get one deal.

BOGO Original Glazed Dozen Donuts

Tomorrow morning, after you throw on your newest ugly Christmas sweater, swing by your local Krispy Kreme on your way to work.

On Friday, Dec. 15, Krispy Kreme will offer a free dozen of its original glazed donuts with the purchase of any dozen donuts. The promotion proudly states, “Just like your favorite old holiday sweater, there’s a hole in your favorite old holiday treat.”


The deal is for one day only and available at participating stores, which appears to be every store except those in Dothan, Alabama; Florence, South Carolina; and Macon and Warner Robins, Georgia. Apparently some folks in the Southeast aren’t having any of this ugly sweater nonsense.

You don’t actually have to wear an ugly sweater to get the deal. Just pop in and grab a couple of dozen donuts, and become a Friday morning office hero.

Tyler Omoth is a senior writer at The Penny Hoarder who loves soaking up the sun and finding creative ways to help others. He believes that donuts are not breakfast food but a tasty dessert. Catch him on Twitter at @Tyomoth.

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