Netflix Brings Gilmore Girls to Life With Luke’s Diner Pop-Ups

And there's free coffee to celebrate the show's return

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The air is getting crisp, scarves are fluttering around after a long summer's nap and fallen leaves are crunching on damp sidewalks. This can only mean one thing: Gilmore Girls is almost here!

As every Gilmore Girls fan knows, fall is the quintessential season of the beloved show, which aired on the WB and CW networks during its original run. Now the show is returning via Netflix on Nov. 25 as a four-part package called Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life, with each 90-minute episode taking place during a different season of the year.

Watching the show isn't complete unless you've got a warm cup of coffee in your hands or a belly full of two-day-old Chinese food. To satisfy that first need, you can visit a real-life Luke's on Wednesday, Oct. 5. (Luke's being, of course, the diner the girls of Gilmore frequent). Select coffee shops across the U.S. and Canada will transform into Netflix-sponsored Luke's pop-ups and serve free coffee on this one special day. 

According to Netflix, from 7 a.m. (too early for Lorelai Gilmore) until noon (the perfect time for a second cup of joe), fans can experience their own mini Stars Hollow by getting some free coffee, complete with Gilmore-themed cups and sleeves, from over 200 coffee shops.

Bonus: If you're one of the lucky few to get a custom Gilmore Girls coffee sleeve, be sure to check beneath it for a special surprise, all in honor of the "Gilmoreversary."

Wondering if Luke's is coming to your town? Check out this map for where to get caffeinated. Then grab your best Gilmore pal and the keys to your trusty Jeep, and have a great Gilmore time!

@samimain Sami Main is social editor for Adweek, where she posts Adweek content onto social platforms and looks for creative ways to communicate what's new.