Starbucks Corp. /zigman2/quotes/207508890/composite SBUX +0.18% is hosting daily parties between Friday, Dec. 27 and Tuesday, Dec. 31 where there will be free coffee from 1pm until 2pm local time. The 1,000 parties will be held at surprise locations that will be disclosed each day. There will be 200 Pop-Up Parties each of the five days. Guests will be treated to a free tall espresso beverage. Starbucks stock us up 39.4% over the past year, outpacing the S&P 500 index /zigman2/quotes/210599714/realtime SPX -0.82% , which is up 30.2% for the period.