Places that give out free stuff for birthdays!
by Melissa Brodsky
Most of us love birthdays. All of us love free stuff (right?). And, it only makes sense that birthdays and “free” should go together.
Well, guess what? Free birthday deals can be found all over the place. You can eat and shop your way through your entire birthday month!
Bakers Square: Let them know it’s your birthday and receive a free piece of delicious pie.
BD’s Mongolian BBQ: Join their birthday club, Club Mongo, and you’ll get a free stir fry meal.
Ben and Jerry’s: Become part of their Chunk Spelunker club and get a free birthday ice cream goodie.
Benihana’s: Join the Chef’s Table and get a $30 gift certificate to use during your birthday month.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a free dessert on your birthday.
Caribou Coffee: If you create an account, they’ll send you a coupon for a free coffee on your birthday.
Cold Stone Creamery: Join their email mailing list and receive a coupon for a free ice cream on your birthday.
Cracker Barrel: Free dessert and be sung to on your birthday.
Dairy Queen: Join the DQ Blizzard Fan Club, the members get a free cone on their birthday and a coupon for a blizzard.
Dave and Busters: Prove it’s your birthday (bring ID) and get a $5 game card credit.
Famous Daves: Join their PIG Club (seriously) and get a coupon entitling you to either free cake, appetizer or ribs.
Hard Rock Cafe: Dessert on the house.
Hooters: For your birthday, you get a song and a Hooters t-shirt.
Krispy Kreme: Register online and get a dozen free donuts and a travel mug of coffee.
The Melting Pot: Join their mailing list and get free fondue for 2.
Red Lobster: Join the Overboard Club and get a free surprise on your birthday.
Red Robin: A free birthday burger for those in their eClub.
Starbucks: Register your Starbucks card and get a free birthday coffee drink.
Bob Evans: Sign up your child for their birthday club and they’ll get a free meal on their birthday.
Boston Market: Kids under 12 get a coupon for a free meal which includes drink and dessert.
Burger King: Join the Birthday Club and get a free meal.
California Pizza Kitchen: Kids under 10 get free meals during their birthday month.
Wendys: Free meal!
Sonic: Birthday kids get a free package of Wacky Packs.
Toys R Us: Kids ages 2-10 get a birthday card signed by Geoffrey and a gift when signed up for Geoffery’s Birthday Club.
Ringling Brothers Circus: Sign your newborn up and receive one ticket that never expires, for use when you feel your child is ready to see the circus.
K-Mart: Sign your child up for their birthday club. They’ll receive $5 birthday bucks, a crown and a fun pack.
Chuck E. Cheese: $20 worth of game tokens for the birthday child.
Discovery Cruise Lines: A free one-day cruise from Ft. Lauderdale to the Bahamas with another full-priced companion. Must pay the $20 Bahama fees.
Helzberg Diamonds: Sign up for their emails and get a free pair of pearl earrings on your birthday. (WOW!)
Olan Mills Portraits: Join their birthday club and get a portrait package free. Includes 1-8X10, 2-5/x7’s and 8 wallets.
Sephora: Beauty Insiders get a free gift which, right now, is lip gloss.
Aveda: A free birthday gift valued at $24.
BENEFIT Cosmetics: Receive a birthday eyebrow service. Benefit is located inside ULTA and at the Benefit counters. Must show ID to prove birthday.
CVS: $3 coupon
Smashbox: Join their Pretty Points Rewards and get a free birthday gift set.
P&G Solutions: (online) Sign up to get a bunch of BOGO coupons.
Have a Free and Happy Birthday!