70 Best Birthday Freebies

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Don’t sleep on birthday freebies. There are so many out there!

This is a great way to get a yummy treat, maybe try a restaurant you’ve never been to, get some new makeup, and save some money, too!

Best Places to Get Birthday Freebies

We’ve put together a list of 70 places to get freebies on your birthday.

Sign up and go all out on your birthday gathering all of these treats!

AMC Theatres

AMC Stubs members receive a free large popcorn and a large fountain soda for their birthday every year. Top-tier members also receive a gift card for a movie!

American Eagle

Receive a 15% off coupon at American Eagle and Aerie to be used during your birthday month when you sign up for the Real Rewards program.


Sign up for Club Applebee’s to receive a free appetizer, entree, or dessert on your birthday.


Swing by Arby’s for your birthday and receive a free small curly fries and a small milkshake with the purchase of any sandwich. That’s a match made in heaven!

Auntie Anne’s

Get a special treat sent to your email after you sign up for Pretzel Perks. Rumor has it you’ll receive a BOGO offer to get a pretzel with a friend on your birthday.


Join the Loyalty Rewards Program to receive a fun treat on your birthday. This varies each year but we’ve heard this year it’s a good one (a mini blush and mascara duo).


Sign up to receive email from Baskin-Robbins and you’ll receive a coupon for a free 2.5-oz. scoop on your birthday. A perfect treat to end your day!

BJ’s Restaurants & Brewhouse

Join BJ’s Premier Rewards Plus to receive a free Pizookie with your meal. What’s a Pizookie, you ask? It’s like a pizza cookie!

The Body Shop

Join the Love Your Body Club and receive a $10 gift certificate to celebrate your birthday.


Join the Bojangles E-Club to receive a free half gallon of Legendary Iced Tea and a Free Bo-Berry Biscuit with purchase.

Buca di Beppo

Sign up for the E-Club at Buca di Beppo and receive $10 just for signing up. For your birthday, you’ll also receive a surprise gift certificate. In the past, it’s been $20 off of $40 plus a free sundae, so definitely hit that sign-up button!

Buffalo Wild Wings

Join Blazin’ Rewards to get a free meal on your birthday. Usually, it’s a nice big dish of juicy wings.


This is a fun one! Build-A-Bear does “pay your age” days. Go in, pick out the Birthday Treat Bear, have fun with the process, and at the end you’ll pay whatever age your child is (up to 12 years old).

California Pizza Kitchen

Receive a free dessert for your birthday when you join CPK Rewards. They also have a great point system for extra rewards as you visit throughout the year.


Pass by your local Carvel to receive some free ice cream on your birthday when you join Fudgie Fanatics.

Carrabba’s Italian Grill

Join the Carrabba’s Dine Rewards program to receive a free dessert OR appetizer during your birthday month. A great excuse for an early celebration!

Chevys Fresh Mex

Join Chevys Xperience Rewards to receive a voucher for a free entree up to $12.99 to be used during your birthday month.


Receive a different reward for being in different tiers of Chick-fil-A One. Start out with a free cookie or brownie, work your way up and receive a full combo meal!

The Container Store 

Join Organized Insider and receive 15% off one order placed during your birthday month. If you hop up to a different level in the rewards program, you’ll save 20% or even 25%.

Corner Bakery

Join Corner Bakery Rewards to receive a free birthday treat to be used anytime throughout your birthday month.

Country Kitchen

Receive a free meal on your birthday when you join the CK eClub. Nothing like a homey meal to celebrate!

Cracker Barrel

If you head on over to Cracker Barrel and tell them it’s your birthday, they will give you a free dessert. No sign up required for this one.

Crumbl Cookies

Download the Crumbl Cookies app and input your birthday to receive a coupon for a free birthday cookie at any Crumbl location.


Receive a free sundae on your birthday when you sign up for the MyCulver’s reward program. This is a great one because Culver’s sundaes are amazing!

CVS Pharmacy

Join the ExtraCare Beauty Club to receive $3 ExtraBucks on your birthday. So head on in to buy yourself a little something to celebrate!

Dairy Queen

Get some free ice cream when you sign up for the DQ Blizzard Fan Club.

Del Taco

Enjoy a free milkshake with your tacos on your birthday when you sign up for Del Yeah! Rewards.


Denny’s will give you a free stack of pancakes to celebrate your birthday. Just join the Denny’s Rewards program and wait for your birthday coupon to come in.


DSW VIP members receive a $5 gift certificate on their birthday ($10 for Elite).

Duck Donuts

Sign up for Duck Donuts Rewards and reach the lowest tier of the rewards (225 points) to receive a free donut on your birthday. You’ll earn 5 points for every $1 you spend.


Join DD Perks to receive a free medium coffee on your birthday. With the rewards program, you’ll also earn 5 points for every $1 spent, and every 200 points gets you a free beverage.

Dutch Bros

Sign up for Dutch Rewards and receive a free coffee of any size on your birthday. You’ll also earn 125 points just for registering – halfway to your first free drink!

El Pollo Loco

Download the Loco Rewards app and sign up to receive a birthday reward. In the past, it’s been a two-piece chicken meal.

Famous Footwear

Join Famously You Rewards and receive $5 in Birthday Reward Cash. Spend $200 in a year and you’ll receive $10 in Birthday Reward Cash by becoming a SUPERSTAR member.


Receive a free medium sundae for your birthday in the Sweet Rewards Club. Combine that with their Free Delivery perk (with code FREEDELIVERY) and enjoy one last delicious treat on your couch to wrap up your birthday.


Members of the PowerUp Rewards program will receive a fun surprise reward for their birthday.


IKEA has been known to send out $10 gift cards to use in stores as well as a birthday reward in their cafe. Just sign up for IKEA Family with your email address and birthday.


Sign up for J.Crew Passport to earn points on every purchase as well as a $10 birthday gift. Free shipping is another perk, and if you spend more per calendar year, you’ll see the birthday gift bump up to $15 or even $20.

Jack In The Box

Join The Jack Pack to receive a free birthday surprise. In the past, we’ve seen two free tacos.

Jamba Juice

Join Jamba Rewards to receive a free smoothie reward on your birthday. There are so many smoothie options here, so this is a fun one!

Jersey Mike’s Subs

Sign up for MyMike’s and enjoy a free birthday sub. This is probably the best reward on this list as it can be used anytime during the year!

Joe’s Crab Shack

Participating Joe’s Crab Shack locations will celebrate your birthday by giving you a free appetizer (up to $11 value) with the purchase of an entree. Call ahead to make sure your selected location is participating!

Johnny Rockets

Free burgers on the house when you join the Rocket E-Club. You’ll also find out about local deals and limited time offers.

Junior’s Cheesecake

Looking for another sweet treat? Enjoy a free slice of cheesecake when you order a lunch or dinner entree at Junior’s. You’ll need to join their Birthday Club email list.

Kendra Scott

Celebrate your birthday in style by using your 50% off one fashion jewelry item and/or 25% off one fine, sterling silver, or Home Collection piece coupon at Kendra Scott.


Sign up for the K club loyalty program to receive a free birthday surprise. This has been anything from a gift certificate to a small decor piece in years past, so sign up to see what you get this year!


Sign up for Kohl’s Rewards and they’ll send you a free birthday surprise each year. Typically this has been $5 in Kohl’s Cash.

Krispy Kreme

Receive an entire dozen glazed donuts for free at any point during your birthday month when you join Krispy Kreme Rewards.

LongHorn Steakhouse

Join the LongHorn Steakhouse eClub to receive a free birthday dessert. You can also receive news from other Darden Family restaurants, including Olive Garden, Bahama Breeze, and more.


Receive a surprise birthday offer from Madewell when you join Madewell Insider. You’ll earn points on every purchase and get free shipping as well as free personalization.

The Melting Pot

Enjoy a complimentary box of chocolate-covered strawberries with your birthday dinner at The Melting Pot when you sign up for Club Fondue. A perfect treat to end a delicious evening!

Moe’s Southwest Grill

Sign up for Moe Rewards and get a free birthday burrito every year. Who doesn’t love a big ol’ burrito on their birthday?!

Morton’s The Steakhouse

Join Landry’s Select Club and you’ll receive a $25 Birthday Reward on the first day of your birthday month. Note that there is a $25 one-time fee to join the club, but it renews every year with no annual fee. You’ll also receive a $25 Welcome Reward when you register.

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Sweeten up your birthday with a free Bundtlet when you join the Nothing Bundt Cakes eClub. Free cake on your birthday? Yes, please!

Olive Garden

Receive a complimentary dessert when you dine at Olive Garden for your birthday. No sign up required, but join the eClub to receive other fun offers throughout the year.

Panera Bread

Receive a free perk on your birthday when you sign up for MyPanera. In the past, it’s been a pastry, handcrafted drink, or loaf of bread. One year I got a Kitchen Sink Cookie – delish!


Get your best furry pal a fun surprise for their birthday when you sign up for the Pal Rewards program. 


Here’s a light sweet treat – enjoy a free small cup of frozen yogurt with one topping at Pinkberry on your birthday or up to 30 days after.

Pizza Hut

Join Hut Rewards to receive a fun birthday surprise each year. They change the reward every year, so sign up to see what you get this time!

Red Robin

Enjoy a free birthday burger when you join Red Robin Royalty. These burgers are huge, juicy, and delicious! Pair it with one of their Bottomless Sides to get a filling meal for cheap.


Receive a free $2 off reward code to be used during your birthday month when you are a Redbox Perks member.


Join Beauty Insider to receive a free mini set on your birthday from one of their top brands, including Laura Mercier, Amika, or Tatcha.


This women’s intimates store is notorious for a great reward system, Soma Rewards+. They give frequent and generous gifts. With four tiers in the reward system, you can move up quickly and earn a nice gift certificate for your birthday.


Everyone needs a midday pick-me-up on their birthday, so go get your free handcrafted beverage OR food item OR bottled beverage for your birthday at Starbucks!

Swig Life

Receive 250 points for your birthday when you sign up for Swig Life Perks and make your first purchase! Birthdays need to be added at least 30 days prior, so be sure to create that account as soon as possible.

Taco Bell

Sign up for Taco Bell Rewards and do a quick drive-through to pick up a free Mountain Dew Baja Blast Freeze on your birthday.


Receive a 5% off coupon loaded to your Target Circle account to use on a purchase valid for 30 days after your birthday.

Ulta Beauty

Receive 2X Bonus Points on all purchases at Ulta Beauty during your birthday month. Platinum and Diamond members of Ultamate Rewards will receive another gift, as well.

Waffle House

Members of the Waffle House Regulars Club will receive a free birthday surprise as well as other fun coupons for their birthday when they sign up.


Whataburger believes all birthdays ought to be celebrated, so receive a free Justaburger on your birthday when you sign up for their rewards program.


So there you have it – a thorough list of places to get breakfast, lunch, and dinner…or maybe some makeup, movies, coupons, or gift certificates.

This list includes places to go on your actual birthday, during the month of, and even one place whose coupon lasts the entire year!

There are so many options here that we are certain you will find something you love. Just go through the list and decide what you want to sign up for 

When your birthday comes around, you’ll know what to expect and can make a game plan of which places to hit up first.

Have fun celebrating your birthday!

70 best birthday freebies