Birthdays are the best. You get showered with love and gifts from those you love, but you also have the option to score free stuff from businesses you love.
Who doesn’t love free stuff? If you don’t love free stuff, then this article isn’t for you. But if you enjoy scoring anything that’s free, then just keep reading.
Table of Contents
- Retailers that give free birthday presents
- Restaurants that give free food on your birthday
- 21. Panera
- 22. P. F. Chang’s
- 23. Red Lobster
- 24. Red Robin
- 25. Ruby Tuesday
- 26. Perkins
- 27. Olive Garden
- 28. Noodles World Kitchen
- 29. Not Your Average Joe’s Kitchen and Bar
- 30. Moe’s Southwest Grill
- 31. Joe’s Crab Shack
- 32. Marble Slab
- 33. First Watch
- 34. Krispy Kreme
- 35. Jack in the Box
- 36. Hard Rock
- 37. IHOP
- 38. Jersey Mike’s Subs
- 39. Great American Cookies
- 40. Friendly’s
- 41. Denny’s
- 42. Dairy Queen.
- 43. Firehouse Subs
- 44. Don Pablo’s
- 45. Fuddruckers
- 46. Cracker Barrel
- 47. Cinnabon
- 48. Cold Stone Creamery
- 49. Culver’s
- 50. Chili’s
- 51. Benihana’s
- 52. Buca di Beppo
- 53. Boston Market
- 54. Big Boy
- 55. Carrabba’s Italian Grill
- 56. Chick-fil-A
- 57. Bonefish Grill
- 58. Buffalo Wild Wings
- 59. Captain D’s
- 60. Auntie Anne’s
- 61. bd’s Mongolian Grill
- 62. Baskin Robbins
- 63. Applebee’s
- 64. Arby’s
- 65. Atlanta Bread
- 66. A&W All American Food
- 67. Sbarro
- 68. Sonny’s BBQ
- 69. Sonic
- 70. The Spaghetti Warehouse
- 71. Starbucks
- 72. Souper Salad
- 73. Steak n’ Shake
- 74. Subway
- 75. Texas Roadhouse
- 76. Tropical Smoothie Cafe
- 77. Wingstop
- 78. Wienerschnitzel
- 79. Uno Pizzeria & Grill
- 80. Waffle House
- 81. Zaxby’s
- 82. Yogurt Mountain
- 83. TGI Friday’s
- 84. Baja Fresh
- 85. Bojangles
Retailers that give free birthday presents
The skincare company that focuses on natural products will give you a free gift on your birthday that is valued at 23 dollars. You will have to sign up for the Aveda Pure Privilege program. It costs 10 dollars to sign up, but you know you will have a gift coming to offset the cost.
2. Barnes and Noble
You will have to be a kid for this program from Barnes and Noble. You can help your child sign up for the Kids’ Club. They will receive a free cupcake at a Barnes and Noble store on their birthday.
3. Ace Hardware
You will receive a free 5 dollar reward on your birthday when you sign up for the ACE reward program. It is easy to sign up on the Ace Hardware website.
If you love makeup, then you should sign up for this freebie. bareMinerals will send you a free birthday gift just for being a part of their program. What are you waiting for? Head to bareMinerals now.
5. Disney Movie Rewards
You are never too old to enjoy a Disney movie. If you feel like never growing up, then you should sign up for the Disney Movie Rewards program. You will receive 100 free points on your birthday just for being a member.
Cards are expensive. If you don’t believe, then you have never spent 30 minutes looking for the perfect Mothers Day card under 3 dollars. By signing up for the Hallmark Crown Rewards program, you will receive a free card and a coupon for 20% off any item. You get to choose if you use the coupon on a birthday treat or a future present for a loved one.
You probably always need something from CVS, so this freebie will really come in handy. If you sign up for the ExtraCare Beauty Club, then you will receive 3 dollars of ExtraCare bucks as a birthday present.
Another great find for a beauty lover. Sephora will give you a free gift on your birthday if you sign up for their loyalty program. I have been grabbing these freebies for years, the makeup in the free gift is worth having.
Smashbox is a great place to find beauty products and they will send you some of their products free on your birthday. Just sign up for their rewards program to receive your birthday gift.
ULTA Beauty is a hotspot for new beauty products and trends. It can be expensive to shop here, but luckily they will send you a birthday gift for free! That’s right! Simply sign up for their Ultimate Rewards program and wait for your birthday gift to appear.
11. Victoria Secret
This one’s for all the girls who love Victoria Secret’s fashion, but not their prices. You can get a free birthday gift worth 10 dollars if you sign up for an Angel Card. Check out the Victoria Secret website for more information.
12. World Market Explorer
World Market Explorer has a nice selection of decoration to make your home look even better. Home decor isn’t cheap, but you can sign up to be a member and receive a free birthday gift! The gift is a surprise, but based on the store’s selection it will likely be a nice present.
13. Medieval Times
Medieval Times is a fun dining experience that lets you pretend we are back in the stone ages, literally. You will be sure to see swords, jousting, and knights in shining armor. On your birthday, you can score a free dinner and tournament experience. Enjoy this one of a kind experience!
14. Famous Footwear
Shoes are important for any kind of exercise you do. Maybe you are attempting to get healthier this year with running, then you will want to invest in a good pair of shoes. Join the Famous Footwear Birthday Club for a free 10 dollar birthday coupon! Perfect to use on a new pair of shoes.
DSW also has a birthday club. The selection at DSW is better, especially if you are looking for various kinds of shoes instead of just running shoes. You can sign up for their birthday club and receive 5 dollars to spend on your birthday.
16. Cobblestone Auto Spa
You can get a free car wash on your birthday if you sign up with Cobblestone. Check to see if there is one in your area before signing up. Find out more about the freebie on the Cobblestone website.
17. Columbia Sportswear
My favorite clothes to spend time outside in are all Columbia. The brand really knows what it is doing when it comes to comfort in the great outdoors. The clothes are a bit pricey, but you can get a free 20% off coupon for your birthday. You will need to sign up to be a member, but it will be worth it.
You can receive a free birthday surprise from Old Navy when you sign up for their newsletter. Find out more about the offer on their website.
A night out at the movies could be the perfect way to celebrate your birthday. You can receive a free birthday popcorn if you go to an AMC theatre. If you would like your night to include a free dinner, then check out the next section.
Would you rather stay in than go out to watch a free movie? We have got you covered too. Simply sign up for Redbox’s Play Pass program to receive a free movie rental on your birthday.
Restaurants that give free food on your birthday
Sign up for their reward program, MyPanera, to receive a free pastry on your birthday. If you haven’t tried Panera yet, then this is your chance. Their pastries are huge!
22. P. F. Chang’s
Is Asian food your favorite kind? Then you need to sign up for this freebie. As a rewards member at P. F. Changs, you will have the chance to earn points for free food and receive a free appetizer or dessert on your birthday. The best part is that you can use this freebie anytime during your birthday month.
23. Red Lobster
The Fresh Catch club has some very sweet perks, including a free surprise on your birthday. Although you won’t know what it is until you get there, can free food ever be a bad thing? Check out the Red Lobster website for more information.
24. Red Robin
Prefer burgers to lobster? Then try Red Robin’s reward program. You can claim a free burger on your birthday.
25. Ruby Tuesday
Ruby Tuesday serves classic American favorites, instead burgers. You can also claim a free burger here on your birthday. They also have a good salad bar, you can claim a free Garden Bar entree instead of the burger if that is more your taste. Sign up for the So Connected program on the Ruby Tuesday website.
Free pie? Yes, please. You can get a free slice of pie at Perkins on your birthday if you sign up for their MyPerkins reward program. You can find out more about the program at the Perkins website.
27. Olive Garden
You will receive a free appetizer from Olive Garden on your birthday if you sign up for their eClub. Or if you prefer sweets to savory, you can claim a dessert instead. The eClub also includes offers special deals for other connected restaurants including Longhorn Steakhouse, Bahama Breeze, Seasons 72, The Capital Grille, Eddie V’s and the Yard House.
It is likely that these restaurants also offer a birthday surprise because they are a part of this club. If you are more interested in the free stuff from these other restaurants, then you should sign up for those offers at the same time.
28. Noodles World Kitchen
If you have Noodles World Kitchen in your area, then you should sign up for their reward program. You will receive a free coupon on your birthday. A great option if pasta is your absolute favorite.
29. Not Your Average Joe’s Kitchen and Bar
You can sign up for Not Your Average Joe’s Kitchen and Bar’s email list in order to receive great birthday gifts every year.
30. Moe’s Southwest Grill
Mexican food is many people’s favorite food, including my own. Burritos are something that I can never turn down, especially if they are free. And you can get a free burrito, that’s right a whole burrito, for free on your birthday. All you have to do is sign up for Moe’s eWorld program.
31. Joe’s Crab Shack
If you are in search of free seafood, then look no further. Joe’s Crab Shack is known for its legendary seafood and you can have some for free on your birthday. Just sign up for their Joe’s Catch program to claim a free treat on your birthday.
32. Marble Slab
You can sign up for the Slab Happy email in order to receive a free birthday surprise. I am guessing it will involve some amount of free ice cream. You can sign up on the Marble Slab’s website.
33. First Watch
If you have a First Watch Cafe in your area, then you should sign up for the Sun eClub. Not only will you receive a free birthday gift, but also a free buy one get one free coupon just for signing up.
34. Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme is the best place to get a donut, in my opinion, will give you a free donut on your birthday if you join the eClub. They don’t specify what type of donut you can get, but all of their choices are good. My favorite is glazed, what’s yours?
35. Jack in the Box
Jack in the Box will give you a free birthday surprise if you register on their website. You never know what you are going to get!
36. Hard Rock
The Hard Rock Rewards program will grant you an annual offer on your birthday. The program includes hotels, casinos, shops, and the Hard Rock Cafe. So your surprise could really be anything!
Who doesn’t love breakfast at any time of the day? IHOP is the place to go if you want breakfast after 11 AM. You can join the Pancake Revolution and enjoy a free meal on your birthday. That’s right, an entire meal for free.
38. Jersey Mike’s Subs
You will receive a coupon for a free sub and a drink on your birthday if you sign up for the Jersey Mike email club.
The great thing about this offer is that you don’t have to use the coupon on your actual birthday, or even in your birthday month.
You will just receive a coupon that is good until next year. That will work out really well for you. Especially if you are trying to cash in on every single birthday deal because there may be some limit to what you can eat in a day.
39. Great American Cookies
Great American Cookies are the store you see in the mall with gigantic cookie cakes and a multitude of regular cookies. If you sign up for the Cookie Club, then you will receive a free birthday surprise.
You can sign up for the Friendly’s BFF Club and receive a free sundae on your birthday.
You can get a free Grand Slam on your birthday at Denny’s. You do not have to sign up for anything, you just have to have an ID with you that proves it is your birthday.
42. Dairy Queen.
Do you love the classic Dairy Queen Blizzards? You are in luck. If you sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club, then you will receive a buy one get one free coupon for Blizzards on your birthday.
43. Firehouse Subs
You will get a free medium sub on your birthday if you sign up for Firehouse Subs Rewards.
44. Don Pablo’s
You can become a Habaneros Member at Don Pablo’s and receive a free 10 dollar gift card on your birthday. The perfect gift because then you can buy whatever you want to.
You can join Fuddruckers Fudds club to receive a special offer on your birthday.
46. Cracker Barrel
Cracker Barrel is a fun place to eat, if you haven’t been you should give it a try. Maybe on your birthday because you will receive a free dessert without signing up for anything. It might be a g have an ID with you, just in case.
You can sign up for Club Cinnabon to receive a free special offer on your birthday. As of now, the offer is for a coupon for one free Minibon at participating locations.
48. Cold Stone Creamery
As a part of the My Stone Club, you will receive a free BOGO coupon on your birthday. You can sign up for the club on the Cold Stone Creamery website.
Culver’s is a growing fast food chain that is known for its burgers and custard. If you sign up for Culver’s eClub, then you will get a free birthday treat.
You can enjoy a free appetizer of chips and guacamole on your birthday when you sign up for My Chili’s Rewards Club.
You can receive a 30 dollar gift card to Benihana’s on your birthday if you register for the Chef’s Table program. I have cashed in on this deal before, it was a delicious dinner.
52. Buca di Beppo
You can receive a free 20 dollar gift card on your birthday if you sign up for the eClub. You will also get a free pasta on your next visit. What are you waiting for, sign up for the club on the Buca di Beppo website now!
53. Boston Market
You can join the VIP club at Boston Market and receive a free birthday surprise. You will also receive a coupon for 3 dollars off of 10 just for signing up.
54. Big Boy
You will receive a free birthday dessert if you sign up for Big Boy’s email club.
55. Carrabba’s Italian Grill
As a part of the Amici Club, you will get a free appetizer as well as a coupon for a BOGO entree. You can sign up for Carrabba’s Amici Club on their website.
Chick-fil-A does offer a birthday treat if you sign up for their email Insider club. However, it is likely that the birthday deal will vary by location because the freebie is at the discretion of the local owner. You might want to call your local Chick-fil-A for more information on their birthday deal.
57. Bonefish Grill
Sign up for the Bonefish Grill Insider club to receive a special offer on your birthday.
58. Buffalo Wild Wings
You will get a free dessert on your birthday if you join the Buffalo Circle on the Buffalo Wild Wings website.
59. Captain D’s
Join the D’s Club to receive a free special offer on your birthday. Find out more on Captain D’s website.
60. Auntie Anne’s
The best pretzel place in town will give you a free pretzel on your birthday. You just have to sign up for the Pretzel Perk’s club on the Auntie Anne’s website to cash in on this deal.
61. bd’s Mongolian Grill
If you join bd’s Mongolian Grill’s club Mongo, then you will receive a free entree on your birthday.
62. Baskin Robbins
Join the Baskin Robbins’ Birthday Club to receive a free ice cream on your birthday.
You can get a free dessert on your birthday at Applebee’s. Just sign up for their email club.
Do you love milkshakes? Then this deal is for you. Just register with Arby’s to receive a free milkshake on your birthday.
65. Atlanta Bread
If you live near an Atlanta Bread location, then sign up for their loyalty program to get a free cookie on your birthday.
66. A&W All American Food
Join A&W’s Mug Club to receive a free root beer float on your birthday.
You can get free pizza from Sbarro on your birthday by joining the eClub.
68. Sonny’s BBQ
Sonny’s will give you a free Big Deal Meal on your birthday if you join the ‘Q Crew.
You will receive a special treat on your birthday if you create a My Sonic account.
70. The Spaghetti Warehouse
You can receive a free meal any time during your birthday week at the Spaghetti Warehouse. You just have to sign up at Meatballs.com for the Warehouse Club.
Sign up for the Starbucks Reward program in order to receive a free drink on your birthday.
72. Souper Salad
You can eat a free meal at Souper Salad any time during your birthday week as a part of their Souper Perks program.
73. Steak n’ Shake
You can pick anything on the menu as a birthday gift if you join Steak n’ Shake’s eClub.
Sign up for the Subway Rewards Program to receive 20 points for your use at any time. You can use these points to buy a drink, a bag of chips or 2 cookies. You can continue to earn more points on this card all year long.
75. Texas Roadhouse
You can sign up for the Texas Roadhouse email club to receive a free birthday gift. I did sign up for this and my gift was a free appetizer.
76. Tropical Smoothie Cafe
You will receive a free special birthday offer from the Tropical Smoothie Cafe if you sign up for Club Tropical.
You can get a free order of fries on your birthday if you sign up for the club. Find out more on the Wingstop website.
79. Uno Pizzeria & Grill
By signing up for the Uno’s Insider club, you will receive a free entree on your birthday.
80. Waffle House
Join the Waffle House Regulars Club to get a free waffle on your birthday.
Join Zax Mail to receive a free Nibbler on your birthday from Zaxby’s.
82. Yogurt Mountain
You can get a free yogurt from Yogurt Mountain on your birthday by joining the YOMO club.
83. TGI Friday’s
You will get a free dessert on your birthday if you join the TGI Friday’s Rewards program.
84. Baja Fresh
Join the Baja Fresh club to receive a free burrito on your birthday. You will also get a free taco for signing up.
Join the Bojangles club for a free Bo-Berry biscuit on your birthday.
I hope this list helps you maximize your birthday fun! Which deals will you be cashing in on?