​​Things you can get free on your Birthday
by Mike Schiano
Founder and Publisher

The best thing about having a birthday is Getting free stuff. Check out this list of things you can get for free on your birthday, or during the month of your birthday. Many of these birthday friendly merchants will give you a free gift for signing up, then a free birthday gift plus money saving free and discount offers all year long. But don't miss the freebies on your Birthday. They are always extra special for special people like YOU!

Free Coffee and Tea on your birthday

If you are a Starbucks Rewards member, make sure to stop by the coffee chain on your way to work to cash in on a refreshing cold brew — or any other drink  made the way you want it with extras— on your birthday.

 DD Perks members get a free Dunkin' beverage on their birthday, too.

If you aren't into the coffee chains, consider hitting up your local coffeehouse to

see if they have birthday specials. 

Free birthday Ice cream

If you’re a member of The Scoop, the membership club at Baskin Robbins, you’ll get to treat yourself to a free scoop of ice cream on your special day.

Where to get a free Root Beer float

 A&W Mug Club members get a free root beer float on their birthday.

free birthday Yogurt

For those who prefer frozen yogurt, Pinkberry gives PinkCard members a free yogurt on your birthday.

free birthday Cupcakes for your kids ...

Sorry, parents — this is just for those 13 and younger. Barnes & Noble gives Kids Club members a free cupcake from the café to celebrate their special day.

How about a free birthday cupcake for you parents

You can get a free cupcake for yourself at Sprinkles — the chain will offer you treats depending on how often you go – a free cupcake on your birthday, free cupcake on your half birthday, or a dozen free cupcakes on your birthday! (don't forget to invite your friends for this one).

Dessert with dinner

Olive Garden eClub members get their choice of a dessert with the purchase of a meal on their birthday. (by the way...Olive Garden and other participating retailers offer free dessert on National Dessert Day, which is October 14. 

free birthday Blizzard

If you a member of Dairy Queen’s Blizzard Fan Club? you’ll get a Blizzard BOGO coupon to use on your birthday. BOGOs aren't the best Bday freebies, but they are something. We are working with DQ to improve their offering especially for FreeBirthday subscribers. We'll keep you posted.

get a free Birthday Milkshake

Members of the Steak n' Shake eClub get a free specialty milkshake on their birthdays.

Free birthday Smoothies

Jamba Insiders can celebrate their day with a free birthday smoothie or juice from their local Jamba Juice.

Free Makeup on your birthday

Everyone knows how expensive Sephora can be — take advantage of your birth month to cash in on a free gift, as long as you are a Beauty Insider. Ulta and other beauty retailers offer similar free birthday gifts - sign up to be a member for discounts and a free gift on your birthday.

Natural makeup lovers, right this way: Members of the BareMinerals Friends and Benefits program get a free birthday gift that changes annually. Past gifts have included eyeshadow and lipstick.

Free Body products

Sign up for the Aveda membership program and you’ll get a free gift — currently a body oil — on your special day.

Free Grand Slam breakfast on your birthday at Denny's

Bring your ID to your local Denny’s and they’ll give you a delicious Grand Slam breakfast on your birthday, which includes two buttermilk pancakes, two sunny-side up eggs, two bacon strips and two sausage links.
... or a stack of pancakes

Sign up for IHOP's Birthday Club membership and get a coupon for a stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh 'N Fruity Pancakes on the house.

Birthday Burgers for free

If you’re a Red Robin Royalty club member, you’ll get a free burger on your birthday — you have over 20 different types of burgers to choose from.

A big birthday surprise

If you hit up Red Lobster on your birthday, the seafood chain gives Rewards Members a free “surprise” ... it changes monthly. Usually a dessert but sometimes they give real food too!

a free birthday Hibachi dinner

Join Benihana’a Chef’s Table, and you will get a $30 gift card at this hibachi spot for your birthday. 

get free Chick-fil-A Nuggets on your Birthday

Chick-fil-A’s membership program, Chick-fil-A One, offers a birthday reward for members of certain tier. Eat at the chain often to rack up points and raise your status.

a free Happy Meal

If you sign up for McDonald’s email newsletter, you can treat your children to a Happy Meal free of charge on their birthday.

Free Frosty from Wendy's

Get a free Wendy's Frosty on your birthday as long as you're signed up for WendyMail.

Who doesn't love free Sub sandwiches on their birthday

Lots of sub shops offer free subs on your special day — Subway and Firehouse are a couple examples. Just remember to join each restaurant’s loyalty program to be eligible.

Free birthday Burrito
Download the Moe’s Southwest Grill app and get a free burrito on your birthday. Love to                    cook at home? Try a meal prep kit — we have a review of Plated here.

 Free Movie ticket ...
Members of Alamo Drafthouse’s Victory rewards program get one free movie ticket on                      their birthday.  Members of AMC Theatre’s Stubs program get a free large popcorn on                          their birthday. But if you upgraded your membership to the Premiere or A-List programs,                    you’ll get a large fountain drink for free as well.

 Free birthday DVD rental for those who to do a movie night in instead? Get a free one-                         night DVD rental during your birthday month with a Redbox Perks membership.

 Free Shoes on your birthday ...

 Shoe lovers, lookout: Sign up to be a VIP member at DSW and you’ll get access to a                                   number of discounts, including $5 off during your birthday month.

Members of Famous Footwear’s Gold Rewards membership get a $10 coupon off any pair of shoes on their big day. 

Free birthday Outdoor wear

Are you the outdoors type? Signing up for Columbia Sportswear’s Greater Rewards program gets you a 20% off coupon on your birthday.

OMG...Free Clothes on your birthday

Get a free coupon for 15% off at American Eagle/Aerie on your birthday if you’re part of their AEO Connected rewards program.

Free Comedy show tickets
Many clubs, especially in major cities, offer free admission to guests on their birthday. Check with your local club for deals.

Free Birthday Bowling 
Sign up for the AMF Bowling eClub and get free bowling time on your big day!

Free Birthday  special
Get a “birthday special” when you sign up for Applebee’s newsletter.

Free Birthday treats at Check E. Cheese
The Chuck E. Cheese rewards program gives kids 20 minutes of All You Can Play on their birthday and 100 free tickets on their half birthday.

Free Fondue dinner
The Melting Pot will send you a voucher for free fondue on your birthday if you sign up for their Club Fondue program.

Birthday Bagel freebies
Join the delightfully named “Schmear Society” at Einstein Bros. Bagels — you get a free bagel with cream cheese on your birthday.

Free Pretzels
If you happen to be in the mall on your birthday, make sure you’re signed up for Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks rewards program. They offer buy one get one free pretzels on your birthday.

Get a free Cinnamon bun on your birthday
Cinnamon and sugar — what’s not to love? Members of Club Cinnabon can celebrate their birthday with a free treat. Members have received things like coupons for a free Minibon (a mini cinnamon bun).

Free Donuts on your birthday and other days!
Joining Krispy Kreme Rewards gets you a free donut on your birthday. If you are a Do-NUT, look out for other perks throughout the year, like freebies on National Donut Day.

Where can you get Free Wings on your birthday
Join Buffalo Wild Wing’s Blazin’ Buffalo rewards program and snag a snack-size order of traditional or boneless wings on your birthday.

Free Fries on your birthday
You’ll have to buy your own wings here, but if you’re a member of Wingstop’s The Club, you’ll get a free large order of french fries on your birthday. Not great but we'll try to convince Wingstop to do better.

Free Birthday bundt cake minis

Nothing Bundt Cakes offers its eclub members a free Bundlet (a mini bundt cake) on birthdays.

Free Pizza slice

Members of Sbarro's Slice Society get a free slice of cheese or pepperoni pizza on their birthdays.

More free Baked goods on your birthday

Still looking for more sweet treats on your day? Members of Corner Bakery’s eclub receive a coupon for a free baked good on their birthdays.

Free Surprise treat from Sonic on your birthday

Drive-in and dig in: Members of Sonic’s My Sonic club get a free treat on their birthday. The treat varies by location, but past years include an order of tots, medium fountain drink or cream slush.
Have a very Happy Free Birthday!

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