New York, NY: Everybody Likes Free – Cupcakes & Hot Cocoa Courtesy of Amex

By NYSF Contributor  | New York Street Food


Everybody Likes Free, especially this time of year when we’re all spending so much money on gifts for our loved ones.

The American Express Holiday Trucks (there are 2 of them) will be making their rounds, giving out FREE cupcakes from Baked by Melissa and scrumptious hot cocoa.

The two trucks will be hitting the NYC streets for three days starting this weekend, so click through to see when and where to enjoy the free goods from American Express.


From Saturday, December 21 through Monday, December 23, the American Express Holiday Trucks will be treating thousands to Candy Cane Crunch cupcakes from Baked by Melissa and creamy hot cocoa at multiple locations throughout Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Here’s the Cupcakes and Cocoa Truck Schedule

Day 1: Saturday, Dec 21

–          Meatpacking (Vehicle 1, stop 1) – noon

–          Chelsea/Highline (Vehicle 1, stop 2) – 3 p.m.

–          Midtown/5th Ave (Vehicle 2, stop 1) – noon

–          Central Park South/Columbus Circle (Vehicle 2, stop 2) 3 p.m.
Day 2: Sunday, Dec 22

–       Washington Square Park/Greenwich (Vehicle 1, stop 1) noon

–       West Village (Vehicle 1, stop 2) 3p.m.

–       Cobble Hill (Vehicle 2, stop 1) noon

–       Park Slope (Vehicle 2, stop 2) 3 p.m.


Day 3: Monday, Dec 23

–     Herald Square (Vehicle 1, stop 1) noon

–     Midtown/5th Ave/Rock Center (Vehicle 1, stop 2) 3 p.m.m

–     Bryant Park Area (Vehicle 2, stop 1) noon

–     Soho (Vehicle 2, stop 2) 3 p.m.

Check twitter for @AmericanExpress or @BakedbyMelissa each day for more exact locations.