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From free makeup to free birthday food, be sure to take advantage of all of this free birthday stuff! (If you don’t want to be inundated with tons of emails, set up a coupon-only email address to sign up for the freebies and mailing lists.) We’ve got all the best birthday freebies that you should know about from free burgers to discounts from your favorite retailers.
We’ll show you how to get a free dessert from McDonald’s, how to claim your free drink from Starbucks, how to get free makeup from Sephora, and more. So sit back, relax, and find out all the ways to celebrate your birthday on a budget.
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NOTE: A few of these birthday deals vary from region to region, so check with your local establishment before you go. Don’t forget that half birthday freebies exist, too!
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Restaurant Birthday Deals
Get a “birthday surprise” by signing up for Applebee’s mailing list. (Last time I used this it was a deal for a free dessert value with a $15 purchase.) You could get birthday freebies or discounts!
Arby’s offers discounts for their mailing list, as well as a free birthday shake or a small birthday fry with any purchase. As soon as you sign up, you’ll get a coupon for 50% off your next sandwich.
3. Atlanta Bread
Get a free cookie with any purchase on your birthday when you sign up for Atlanta Bread’s Rise Rewards.
4. Auntie Anne’s
Get a free classic pretzel on your birthday when you sign up for and download the Auntie Anne’s Perks app. You’ll also get a coupon for a free pretzel when you first download the app after you make any purchase over a dollar.
By joining the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club, you’ll receive a birthday coupon for a free 2.5 oz scoop of ice cream.
6. Ben & Jerry’s
Get a free birthday scoop coupon and $3 off an ice cream cake when you sign up for Ben & Jerry’s newsletter.
Get a $30 Benihana certificate with purchase of adult entree on your birthday when you register for the Benihana Chef’s Table. Also, sign your kids up for Kabuki Kids club for kids 12 and younger, and they’ll receive a free birthday mug with the purchase of a kids meal!
8. BJ’s Restaurants
Join BJ’s Premier Rewards Plus program to earn a free “Pizookie” (that’s a pizza cookie with a scoop of vanilla ice cream) when you sign up and on your birthday.
9. Black Angus Steakhouse
The birthday deal at Black Angus Steakhouse is pretty great. Get a free steak dinner on your birthday with the purchase of a dinner of equal or lesser value during your first year as a Prime Club member. Once you sign up, you’ll also receive a coupon for a free dessert!
10. Bonefish Grill
Get a free appetizer of Bang Bang Shrimp or Jen’s Jamaican Coconut Pie when you sign up as a Bonefish Grill Insider.
11. Buca di Beppo
Get a free $10 gift when you sign up for Buca di Beppo’s eClub. For your birthday you’ll get a $20 off $40 coupon and a free brownie sundae.
12. Buffalo Wild Wings
Get 6 free wings (snack size) on your birthday when you sign up for Buffalo Wild Wings Blazin’ Rewards. No purchase necessary for this birthday reward.
13. Caribou Coffee
Sign up for Caribou Perks and get a free complimentary drink as long as you made a purchase within six months. As soon as you’re part of the Caribou Perks program, you’ll get a free beverage after your first purchase.
Sign up for Carrabba’s email list to get 50% off every fourth visit and a free dessert or appetizer for your birthday with the purchase of an entree.
Join CAVA Rewards and once you reach Cava Rewards status (spend $100), you not only get $9 in credit towards your next order, but you get another $9 credit for your birthday!
Join the Chick-fil-A-One rewards program and enjoy a birthday reward that’s good for 30 days. Your free treat varies based on your Chick-fil-a rewards tier. Members will get a Chocolate Chunk Cookie or Fudge Brownie, Silver Members can get a small milkshake, small frosted lemonade, or small ice cream, and Red Members an get a free sandwich or nuggets.
Sign up for My Chili’s Rewards and get a free dessert on your birthday.
18. Country Kitchen
Receive a free meal on your birthday when you register for Country Kitchen’s CK eClub.
19. Cracker Barrel
When you go to Cracker Barrel and tell them that it’s your birthday, they’ll give you a free dessert up to a $5.49 value and sing you a song.
20. Dairy Queen
Sign up for the Dairy Queen Blizzard Fan Club to get a BOGO coupon right away and another BOGO coupon on your birthday.
21. Del Taco
Del Taco offers those who sign up for their “Raving Fan” club two free tacos, as well as a free premium milkshake on their birthday!
Get a free Value Slam breakfast on your birthday when you sign up for Denny’s loyalty program.
23. Dippin’ Dots
Get free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday when you join the Dot Crazy Email Club.
24. Dutch Bros.
Get a free Dutch Bros birthday drink (any size) when you sign up for their Dutch Rewards program.
25. Einstein Bros. Bagels
Get a free egg sandwich with purchase on your birthday as well as a free bagel with shmear just for signing up for the Einstein Bros. Bagels Shmear Society.
26. Famous Dave’s
Famous Dave’s offers a birthday dessert for members who sign up for their “Famous Nation” club.
27. Firehouse Subs
Register for Firehouse Rewards and get a free medium sub on or within a week of your birthday.
Become a member of the Fuddruckers “Fudds Club” to get a birthday coupon. In the past, we’ve seen offers like BOGO burgers and a free ⅓ lb burger.
29. Great American Cookies
Sign up for Cookie Mail and free slice of birthday cookie cake from Great American cookie on your birthday.
Register for IHOP’s MyHOP club and get free stack when you sign up, and five Pancoins which you can redeem for a free stack on your birthday!
31. Joe’s Crab Shack
You’ll get a free appetizer at Joe’s Crab Shack when you sign up for Joe’s Catch. Plus, you’ll get a free appetizer with the purchase of two entrees on your birthday.
32. Jack in the Box
Receive a coupon for two free tacos with any purchase when you sign up for Jack in the Box emails.
33. Jamba Juice
Jamba Juice offers tons of discounts throughout the year if you sign up for their My Jamba Rewards, as well as a free birthday smoothie if you’ve spent at least $15 using your rewards account.
34. Jersey Mike’s
Become a member of Jersey Mike’s reward program, MyMike’s, and earn a free sub on your birthday!
35. Jimmy John’s
Jimmy John’s Freaky Fast Rewards members can get a free birthday sandwich.
36. Johnny Rockets
Those who sign up for Johnny Rockets’ Rocket E-Club get a free burger and another free birthday burger with the purchase of an entree and a drink.
37. Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme offers their Krispy-Kreme Rewards members a free dozen doughnuts on their birthday.
38. Macaroni Grill
Get a free birthday dessert (with entree purchase) when you sign up for the Macaroni Grill email club.
Join Maggiano’s Italian restaurant E-Club and you’ll get $10.00 off a $30.00 purchase on your birthday.
40. Marble Slab/Maggie Moo’s
Get a free Marble Slab ice cream just for your birthday and a $5 off coupon when you download the Slab Happy app and complete your profile.
41. Marie Callender’s
Sign up for Marie Callender’s E-Club and receive a welcome offer of 20% off your next meal. For your birthday you’ll get $5 off your entree and a free slice of pie!
Download the app and sign up for McAlister’s Rewards program to get a $5 birthday discount, and a free slice of pie on your birthday.
43. The Melting Pot
Get birthday vouchers for The Melting Pot when you join Club Fondue.
44. Moe’s Southwest Grill
Moe’s Southwest Grill will give you a free birthday burrito and cup of queso when you join Moe Rewards.
45. Nothing Bundt Cake
Get a free bundlet when you join the Nothing Bundt Cake eClub and input your birthday information.
46. 99 Restaurant & Pub
Get a free birthday dessert when you sign up for 99 Restaurant & Pub Rewards.
Receive a birthday offer (coupon) — like a free dessert — for signing up for O’Charley’s “O’Club,” as well as a free welcome appetizer.
48. Olive Garden
Sign up for the Olive Garden eClub and get a free dessert (up to $10) on your birthday!
49. On the Border
Join On the Border’s Club Cantina to get free queso on your birthday!
50. Outback Steakhouse
Join Outback Steakhouse Dine Rewards and get a free dessert with your entree on your birthday.
51. Panera Bread
Get a Panera Bread free pastry or drink on your birthday and when you sign up for MyPanera.
52. Papa John’s
Get a free dessert for your birthday at Papa John’s when you sign up for Papa Rewards.
53. Pita Pit
Sign up for the Pita Pack Rewards Club to get a free pita on your birthday.
54. Red Lobster
My Red Lobster Rewards members get a free birthday surprise, but you have to sign up more than seven days before your birthday. In the past we’ve seen discounts for a free dessert, bowl of soup, or shrimp cocktail.
55. Red Robin
Join Red Robin’s Royalty Club and get a free burger with a $5 purchase on your birthday.
Join Rubio’s Rewards to get $5 off your next order and a treat for your birthday!
57. Ruby Tuesday
Receive a free Ruby Tuesday birthday dessert of salad with the purchase of an entree when you sign up for their So Connected email club.
Get a free slice of XL NY style pizza on your birthday when you sign up for the Sbarro Slice Society.
Shari’s Rewards members get a free slice of pie on their birthday and a free slice just for signing up.
60. Smoothie King
Smoothie King offers a coupon for a free smoothie on your birthday for Healthy Rewards members.
Sign up for Sprinkles Perks and get a free cupcake on your birthday.
You need to download the Sonic app to receive exclusive promos and birthday offers. The offer changes every year, but we’ve seen free corn dogs, shakes, and sides for your birthday freebies.
63. The Spaghetti Warehouse
Get a free dessert with the purchase of an entree from The Spaghetti Warehouse when you join the Warehouse Club.
Get a free birthday drink, food item, or a bottled beverage when you sign up for Starbucks rewards program.
65. Steak ‘n Shake
Steak ‘n Shake Rewards Club offers a free birthday specialty milkshake to their members.
Join Subway MyWay Rewards and get a free cookie to celebrate your birthday.
67. Taco Bell
Download the Taco Bell app and sign up to receive a free regular Mountain Dew Baja Blast Freeze for your birthday.
68. Taco Cabana
Sign up for Taco Cabana’s MYTC loyalty program to receive exclusive offers and a birthday treat. In the past, we’ve seen two free tacos and a flauta plate as the birthday freebies.
Get birthday rewards when you join TCBY Insider eClub. You’ll receive a free small froyo (3 oz) and a birthday coupon when you reach “Silver Spoon” status.
70. Texas Roadhouse
Join Texas Roadhouse VIP Club for exclusive deals, coupons, and gifts. You get a free “Cactus Blossom” for signing up, and for your birthday, you get a free appetizer or dessert.
71. TGI Fridays
TGI Fridays Rewards program offers members of their Fridays Rewards a free dessert with purchase of an entree on their birthday.
72. Tony Roma’s
Get a free entree when you purchase a second entree for your birthday when you sign up for Tony Roma’s Email Club.
Tucanos offers a free birthday meal when you purchase an entree to their Club Tucanos members.
74. Waffle House
Waffle House offers the members of their Regulars Club a free classic waffle.
Weiner Lovers’ Club members get a free chili dog when they join, as well as a free coupon on their birthday (usually a Weinerschnitzel free hot dog, corndog, or chili dog).
Zaxby’s offers its Zax Fanz Club members a free meal deal when they join and a free Nibblers when their birthday rolls around.
Retailer Birthday Deals
77. American Eagle
Sign up for the American Eagle Rewards program and you’ll get 15% off during your birthday month.
Sign up for Anthro Perks to get a 15% birthday discount (a big discount for their pricey items).
Aveda extends a birthday offer when you sign up to become an Aveda member.
80. Banana Republic
Sign up for Banana Republic emails and receive a special coupon on your birthday.
81. Bare Minerals
Bare Minerals Good Rewards offers its club members a surprise birthday gift!
82. Barnes & Noble
Barnes & Noble offers their Kids Club members a free cupcake, cookie, or gluten-free Rice Krispies Treat coupon.
83. Bath & Body Works
Get a Bath & Body Works Birthday Gift with any purchase just for being a Rewards member. The Birthday reward entitles you to a free body care item with regular price up to $7.50.
84. Benefit Cosmetics
Any customer can get a free brow arch on their birthday at Benefit Browbar beauty lounges.
85. The Body Shop
Join the Body Shop Love Your Body Club to earn a $10 birthday gift.
Join Columbia’s Greater Rewards program to get a special offer on your birthday.
87. The Container Store
Get a 15 – 25% off coupon as a birthday gift from The Container Store when you sign up for their Organized Insider rewards program.
Join the CVS ExtraCare reward program to get a gift of $3 in ExtraBucks Rewards on your birthday.
89. Dave & Buster’s
Sign up for Dave & Buster’s Rewards to get $5 in free game play for your birthday and $10 free game play with a $10 purchase of game play just for signing up.
As a DSW VIP member, you can enjoy $5 off at DSW valid through your birthday month.
91. Edible Arrangements
Join Edible Rewards and you’ll get a free chocolate-dipped fruit box worth $29.99 for your birthday! It’s our favorite perk of all the Edible Arrangements coupon hacks.
92. Famous Footwear
Famous Footwear’s Famously You Rewards program gives members $5 Birthday Reward Cash and 2x points per dollar during their birthday month.
Join the IKEA Family and get a birthday discount and gift every year! In the past, I’ve seen a $10 birthday discount and a free entree and cake from the IKEA restaurant.
Join the JC Penney Rewards program and earn points back on your purchases, not to mention a free birthday gift when you sign up, like a $10 coupon.
Sign up for Kohl’s Rewards program to get a special discount for your birthday.
96. Old Navy
Old Navy Birthday Club members get birthday discounts (kids qualify for their Kids Club too) and bonus points if they’re cardholders.
Join Petco Pals Rewards and enter your pet’s information to get them 10% off their online purchase.
One of my favs, Sephora, offers their Beauty Insider Rewards members a freebie on their birthday. In 2022, you get to choose from 4 different mini sets.
Smashbox’s Smashcash loyalty program gives members a birthday gift and other discounts after spending $75 that year.
The Ultamate Rewards program offers members a birthday freebie and double points during their birthday month.
101. World Market
World Market Explorer Club members receive a surprise offer on their birthday. On my last birthday, I received 15% off!