When its your birthday, you want to be treated like royalty and why shouldn’t you? There is only one day in the entire year that is “your” day, so why not take advantage of it? Take a look at these fabulous deals — and take advantage of these free birthday treats on your special day. From enjoying a free dinner to relaxing in the spa for free, you really shouldn’t miss what your local establishments are offering just for you. These offers are subject to change so please check with the restaurant about current offerings.
The month of your birthday you’ll receive some sort of email you can exchange for your free stuff. Many of these offers are valid during your entire birthday month, but be sure to read each coupon for the details. Some restaurants and retailers may also require you to show some sort of photo I.D. in order to get your free birthday treat.
Note: Offers may change without notice. It is best to call ahead to verify that your local restaurant is participating and ask about the particular offer.
Birthday freebies from restaurants
ABC Wine & Spirits: Join ABC Liquor Access and get a “birthday gift.”
Applebee’s: Join the Applebee’s email club for a $5 off $25 coupon on your birthday. You’ll also get a free appetizer when you join.
Arby’s: Sign up for Arby’s emails and you’ll get a free milkshake and curly fries on your birthday with any sandwich purchase. Plus, you’ll get free small fries and a small soft drink for signing up.
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels: If you’re a Pretzel Perks member, Auntie Anne’s will send you a coupon for a free pretzel.
Baskin Robbins: Join the Birthday Club for a free scoop on your big day.
Benihana’s: Get a $30 birthday certificate during your birthday month when you register for The Chef’s Table.
BJ’s Brewhouse: Get a free Pizookie for your birthday when you sign up for Premier Rewards Plus. You’ll also get one when you join.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Celebrate with free wings during your birthday month when you join Blazin’ Rewards.
California Pizza Kitchen: CPK Rewards members get a free dessert. You’ll also get a free small plate when you register.
Chick-fil-A: Chick-fil-A One members get a birthday reward, usually a free dessert.
Chili’s: My Chili’s Rewards features a free dessert on your birthday, as well as free chips and salsa on every visit.
Cinnabon: Sign up for the Cinnabon eClub for a free iced coffee on your birthday, and a free order of BonBites for signing up.
Cold Stone Creamery: Get a BOGO deal on your birthday and when you sign up for their My Cold Stone Club Rewards program.
Denny’s: Denny’s Rewards members enjoy a free stack of buttermilk pancakes on their birthday when they order online, and 20% off your next visit for joining.
Dunkin’ Donuts: Get a free drink on your birthday by signing up for DD Perks.
Edible Arrangements: Join Edible Rewards for a free 12-count chocolate dipped fruit box on your birthday.
El Pollo Loco: Loco Rewards members will get a “birthday reward”.
Firehouse Subs: Firehouse Rewards members get a free medium sub on their birthday, and a free large drink with a sub purchase for joining.
First Watch: Sign up for their Sun eClub and you’ll get a BOGO breakfast, brunch, or lunch for your birthday.
Hooters: Hootclub members get 10 free boneless birthday wings, and $5 off $25 for signing up.
IHOP: MyHop members get free pancakes on their birthday, when they sign up, and on every anniversary of signing up.
Jamba: My Jamba Rewards members are eligible for a free birthday smoothie when they have 15 points or more on their account. Also enjoy $3 off your first order when you sign up.
Jersey Mike’s: Join MyMikes for a celebratory free sub.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: Join their rewards program and enjoy a free birthday burrito, plus a free cup of queso for signing up.
The Melting Pot: Club Fondue members will get a “birthday voucher.”
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Download Menchies Benefits for a $5 credit toward frozen yogurt on your birthday.
Okeechobee Prime Seafood: Buy one dinner entree at at this West Palm Beach eatery and get the other one free. Visit: Okeechobee Prime Seafood – Free Birthday Dinner
Okeechobee Steakhouse: Buy one lunch entree at this West Palm Beach restaurant and get the second entree free. Visit: Okeechobee Steakhouse – Free Birthday Lunch
Olive Garden: Get a free dessert by joining their eClub.
Panera Bread: Join MyPanera and enjoy a free birthday surprise.
Red Robin: Become Red Robin Royalty for a free birthday burger and a free appetizer for joining.
Rita’s: Get a free ice on your birthday when you download the Rita’s Ice app.
Ruby Tuesday: Every rewards program members gets their choice of a free burger or a free garden bar entrée on their birthday, plus a free appetizer for joining.
Sonny’s BBQ: Their ‘Q Crew Rewards program features a free Big Deal Combo birthday gift. You’ll also get $5 off when you join.
Starbucks: Enjoy a free birthday beverage or food item when you join Starbucks Rewards.
TCBY: Sign up for TCBY emails and get your first three ounces of yogurt free on your birthday.
Tijuana Flats: If you’re a Flathead, you’ll get a free dessert on your big day, and a free Tijuana Trio for signing up.
Zaxby’s: Sign up for the Zax Fanz Club and enjoy a free Big Zax Snak on your birthday, plus a free sandwich meal for signing up.
Free birthday stuff from beauty companies
Aveda: Pure Privilege has you pay a one-time fee of $10. In exchange, receive a birthday gift each year, plus free standard shipping on every order and double points on your next purchase.
Sephora: Beauty Insiders are eligible for a free makeup or skincare gift on their birthday.
Ulta: ULTAmate Rewards members will enjoy double points on purchases during their birthday month and a free gift.
Free birthday gifts from retailers
AMC: Become an AMC Stubs member to enjoy a free large popcorn during your birthday month. Stubs Premiere and A-List members also get a free large fountain drink.
Anthropologie: Sign up for their rewards program and you’ll get a “special treat” on your birthday.
Banana Republic: Join their email list for the chance to opt-in on a birthday gift.
Barnes & Noble: Kids Club members get a free cupcake on their birthday.
The Container Store: Become a POP! member for 15% off your next purchase and birthday and anniversary gifts.
DSW Rewards: DSW VIP members get $5 off on their big day, good for any time that month. Plus, free shipping on every purchase.
Famous Footwear: Famously You Rewards members get $5 birthday reward cash, and 2x points per dollar on every purchase your birthday month. Plus, free shipping.
J.Crew Factory: Sign up for Factory First for 20% off and free shipping on your birthday. Also enjoy 15% off for joining.
Redbox: Join Redbox Perks for a free 1-night disc rental good for 60 days on your birthday, and another one good for two weeks after signing up.