What Size is Starbucks’ Free Holiday Cup?

If you’re one of the millions of people who will be sipping on Starbucks this holiday season, you might be wondering what size the free holiday cup is. We’ve got the scoop on this year’s cup, so you can plan ahead and get your caffeine fix without any surprises.

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This year, Starbucks is giving away a free holiday cup to customers who purchase a holiday drink. The size of the cup will vary depending on the drink purchased.

Below is a breakdown of the sizes for each type of drink:

Tall (12 fl oz): espresso drinks, brewed coffee, tea
Grande (16 fl oz): espresso drinks, brewed coffee, tea,Frappuccino® blended beverages
Venti®Hot (20 fl oz): espresso drinks, brewed coffee, tea,Frappuccino® blended beverages
Venti®Cold (24 fl oz): iced coffees, iced teas,Frappuccino® blended beverages
Trenta® (31 fl oz): iced coffees, iced teas

The Cup’s Design

This year’s free holiday cup from Starbucks is a 16 oz. red cup with a green siren logo. The cup is double-walled and made from recyclable plastic.

The Cup’s Size

The cup’s size is small.

The Cup’s Purpose

The cup’s design is meant to “celebrate community,” according to a press release, with the theme “circles of unity” forming the chain link pattern around the cup. The bottom of the cup features a drawing of two hands clasped together.


The holidays are a great time to beena Starbucks customer. Not only do you get to enjoy festive drinks and treats, but you can also score a free holiday cup! So what size is Starbucks’ free holiday cup?

The answer may vary depending on the location, but the most common size is the Tall (12 oz). However, there have been reports of some locations giving out Venti (20 oz) cups as well. So if you’re hoping to score a bigger cup, it may be worth checking with your local store before heading out.

And remember, the holidays are all about giving – so make sure to tip your barista generously!