The perfect way to kick off the weekend, a free doughnut! Friday is National Doughnut Day and there are plenty of ways to get a free one.

Get a free doughnut at Krispy Kreme at participating locations, including Tuscaloosa, Hoover and Birmingham

At Dunkin' Donuts, you can get on classic favorites including Boston Kreme, Glazed, Glazed Chocolate and Strawberry Frosted with Sprinkles with the purchase of a beverage. Plus, local law enforcement and Special Olympics Alabama representatives will be at Alabama Dunkin' locations from 5-11am, onsite to welcome guests and collect donations for the Special Olympics.

Participating Papa John's locations will be giving away free 10-piece orders of warm Donut Holes with every online pizza order on Friday.

Walmart customers can get one free glazed doughnut in the bakery section

You can try one of Edible Arrangements new Edible Donuts made with granny smith apples, chocolate and a variety of toppings.

At Winn Dixie, get 50% off on all doughnuts in the bakery Friday. Plus , say why you love doughnuts on their Facebook page for a chance to win free doughnuts for a year.

Anyone else you know giving away free doughnuts?  Let us know by posting a comment below.