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Small businesses host promotional activities for National Donut Day

Posted at 2:26 PM, Jun 06, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-22 20:30:04-04

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Friday is National Donut Day and several local businesses across the Central Coast are celebrating the day with promotional events.

Surfside Donuts in Pismo Beach will have an express donut table set up outside the shop.

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Don’t blow it! Tomorrow we will have an express Dozen table set up out front. Cash only, skip the line!

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The local donut giant SloDoCo has a special tasty ring ready for this special occasion — the donut burger which is described as a “sweet and savory experience.” The potentially tremendously filling donut delight will be available at Cool Cat Cafe’s San Luis Obispo location.

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To help us celebrate #NationalDonutDay in all the right ways, @coolcatcafeslo is bringing back the DONUT BURGER (it deserves all caps). 🍔 You can dig into this sweet and savory experience at Cool Cat Café's SLO location today, tomorrow (National Donut Day!), and Saturday. Don't miss it before it disappears again! 👻

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Hook and Press Donuts in Santa Barbara is holding a giveaway for its first 50 customers of the day, who will receive a free mini-donut of a brand new flavor. With the purchase of said donut, patrons will also receive a raffle ticket to win a donut and coffee party.

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🚨National Donut Day is tomorrow, people. This is not a drill! 🚨Which means today is the last day to enter our giveaway! See our last post for details on how to win a dozen donuts! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ And tomorrow, the first 50 customers will receive a free mini donut of a brand new flavor that we can’t wait for you to taste!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ AND…with the purchase of a donut you will receive a raffle ticket to win a donut and coffee party for you and your friends/family/office! The more donuts you buy, the more chances to win!! ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Can’t wait to celebrate with you all! 🍩🍩🍩

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Sunshine Donuts in San Luis Obispo is also celebrating the holiday but is not offering any promotional offers apart from its usual local fare.

National Donut Day was first celebrated in the early 20th century to honor the tradition of Salvation Army volunteers who made donuts for soldiers on the front lines of World War I.