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It’s Your Birthday! 70+ Places To Go For Free Stuff

Looking for a few birthday freebies? Aren’t we all? Because what better way to spend your special day than with free stuff!?!

Want to get free stuff on your birthday? Of course! Here are more than 70 restaurants and businesses that will give freebies for your special day!

We love being treated like royalty on our birthdays! We also enjoy getting stuff for free. Introducing our ultimate list of birthday freebies so you can start planning for your own free-palooza! We’ve sorted the list into three categories:

No Planning Required- no email lists to sign up for. Just show up and enjoy

Join the Club – These places require membership on an email list or in a rewards program. Start planning now!

Just for Kids -Birthday surprises for your little ones

Let us know which of these places you have tried or if you any other recommendations for our list. Please share, pin and enjoy your birthday freebies!! We’ve bolded some of our favorites for you.

No Planning Required

Chompies – Free breakfast on your birthday!  No sign ups needed.  Just show them your ID when you visit.  

Getting my free Chompies birthday breakfast!!

A photo posted by JoAnn (@awhimsiclelife) on

Cheesecake Factory: FREE Birthday Mini Hot Fudge Sundae.

Changing Hands Bookstore (AZ) – Show your ID on your birthday and choose from either $10 off or 25% off.  (Thanks for the tip, Kiki!)

Dutch Bros. Coffee – Visit Dutch Bros. on your birthday and get a free birthday drink!  Make sure to check with local Dutch Bros. location to see if the participate in this promotion because each store is locally owned.

Firehouse Subs – Go to any Firehouse Sub location on your birthday, show them your ID and get a free medium sub.  (Thanks for this tip as well, Kiki!)

Harkins Theatres  – See a movie on your birthday and get a FREE Birthday Popcorn Jack in the Box – Go the week of your birthday and use this coupon to get free birthday tacos with the purchase of a meal.

Joe’s Farm Grill  & Joe’s Real BBQ (AZ) – FREE meal on your birthday when you show your id ($10 value).  Thank you Vanessa and Kiki for this tip!

Join the Club

Abuelo’s: Join Mi Abuelo’s Rewards and receive a free gift for signing up, plus gifts on your birthday and anniversary.  Applebee’s: Sign up to receive their email updates and you’ll get a dessert shooter on your birthday.

American Eagle – Sign up for AEREWARDS and receive 15% off the month of your birthday.

AMF Lanes – Sign up for the Pinsiders Club and get FREE Bowling for you on your birthday.  You can even add your kids to your account.

Baskin Robbins: Join their email club and receive a free ice cream on your birthday.

Benihana – Register for The Chef’s Table and receive a free $30 Birthday certificate during the month of your birthday.  Sign up your children for the Kabuki Kids program and they will receive a special birthday postcard and free souvenir mug with the purchase of a Kabuki Kids meal.

Black Angus Steakhouse: Join their Prime Club and receive a free steak dinner (with purchase of a second entrée) on your first birthday as a member.  I also received a free dessert at sign up.

Boston Market – Sign up for the VIP club and get a special treat on your birthday.

Buca di Beppo: Register for their eClub updates and receive a free pasta on sign up and a $20 gift on your birthday.

Chili’s: Sign up for their email list and get a free order of chips and salsa or guacamole or queso just for joining, plus a brownie sundae on your birthday.

Cinnabon – Join Club Cinnabon and get a free birthday treat!  Get a coupon for a free mini cinnabon just for signing up.

Claim Jumper – Join the Landry’s select club and get a free $25 FREE Birthday reward as well as a FREE $25 reward when joining.

Cold Stone Creamery: Join their club to receive a coupon for a Buy One Get One Cold Stone Creation on your birthday.

Culinary Dropout – Sign up for ebites and get a free birthday dessert!

Dairy Queen: Join their fan club and receive a free Buy One Get One Blizzard on your birthday.

Del Taco: Join their Raving Fan eClub and receive a free premium shake on your birthday, plus two free Grilled Chicken Tacos just for signing up.

Denny’s: Join their rewards club to receive a free Grand Slam on your birthday (includes two eggs, two slices of bacon, two sausage links and two pancakes).

DSW Shoe Warehouse: Become a member of DSW rewards and earn a $5 certificate for your birthday.

Dunkin’ Donuts – Sign up for Dunkin Donuts DD Perks and get a free beverage just for signing up as well as one on your birthday.

Friday mommy-daughter-son date @dunkindonuts A photo posted by JoAnn (@awhimsiclelife) on

El Pollo Loco  – Sign up for My Loco Rewards and get a FREE chips and guacamole for signing up as well as a FREE Birthday Chicken Meal or Salad

Einstein Bros. Bagels – Sign up for the E-club and get a FREE Birthday Breakfast Sandwich on your birthday with the purchase of a beverage.

Famous Dave’s: Join the Email Club and receive something free on your birthday.

Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse – Sign up as a Friend of Flemings and get a free special treat when you dine within 30 days of your birthday OR anniversary.

Fuddruckers –  Join the Fudd Club and receive a coupon for special treats on your birthday and anniversary!

Genghis Grill – Join Khan’s Rewards and receive a FREE Birthday Bowl (must dine in)

Gigi’s Cupcakes – Join the Cupcake Lovers Rewards program and earn a FREE Birthday Cupcake.

Godiva Chocolatier – Sign up for the Godiva Chocolate Lovers Rewards club and get a FREE Birthday Reward each year.

Gordon Biersch – Join the Passport Rewards program and get a FREE birthday e-gift.

Grimaldi’s pizza: Join the Grimaldi’s Pizzeria e-club and get a free large pizza for your birthday.  We did this for Megan’s birthday!   No joke, the below pizza was free!

Megan got her free birthday pizza @grimaldispizza

A photo posted by JoAnn (@awhimsiclelife) on

IHOP – Join the Pancake Revolution and get a free meal when you join, on your birthday and on your one-year anniversary of joining the Pancake Revolution.

Jason’s Deli – Sign up for the Birthday Club and get a FREE$5 Gift Card for your birthday.

Jersey Mike’s Subs – Join the E-mail club and get a FREE Sub Sandwich & Drink on your birthday.

Jester’Z Improv  – FREE Birthday Ticket.  Reserve your ticket here.

The Keg Steakhouse & Bar – Sign up for the newsletter and get a FREE $25 giftcard (cannot be used Fridays or Saturdays)

Mellow Mushroom Pizza Place – Join the E-Club and receive a gift on joining and a FREE $5 Birthday Reward

Melting Pot – Join Club Fondue and get a free box of chocolate covered strawberries with a purchase of $60 or more and receive vouchers for a FREE birthday and anniversary treat.

Mimi’s Cafe – Join the E-club and get a FREE Birthday Dessert as well as free food for joining.  

Morton’s Steakhouse – Join the Landry’s select club and get a free $25 FREE Birthday reward as well as a FREE $25 reward when joining.

Olive & Ivy Restaurant (AZ) –Sign up for ebites and get a FREE Birthday Dessert

On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina – Join Club Cantina and receive a FREE Birthday Appetizer.

Oregano’s Pizza Bistro (AZ)  – Join the KaBoom! Club and get a FREE Birthday Pizza Cookie

Outback Steakhouse – Join Outback’s 365 offers and get a FREE Birthday Dessert

P.F. Chang’s – Join PF Changs Preferred and get a FREE Birthday Cheesecake.

Panera Bread – Join MyPanera and receive a free birthday reward.

RA Sushi Bar & Restaurant – Visit and click on Email List in the top right corner to register. Receive a FREE HALF BIRTHDAY $20 Gift Certificate and be invited to exclusive events

Rainforest Cafe (US & Toronto locations only) – Join the Landry’s select club and get a free $25 FREE Birthday reward as well as a FREE $25 reward when joining.

Redbox – Sign up for the Redbox Play Pass and get a FREE DVD Movie Rental for your birthday night.

Red Lobster – Join the Club for Seafood Lovers and get a surprise birthday gift.

Red Robin – Join the Red Robin Royalty Club and get a FREE Burger for your Birthday

Rita’s Italian Ice – Sign up for Rita’s Birthday Club and get a FREE Birthday Italian Ice.

Rubios: Join their Beach Club and receive a coupon for a free birthday meal.  Get a free taco coupon just for joining.

Ruth’s Chris Steak House – Sign up for newsletters and get a FREE Birthday Dessert Sauce (AZ) – Sign up for ebites and get a free birthday dessert! Sbarro – Sign up for the E-Club and get a FREE Birthday reward.

Sephora – Sign up for the Beauty Insider.  Not only do you earn free gifts throughout the year, but they will also give you a birthday gift.  This is how I got hooked on Benefit mascara 🙂

Sprinkles Cupcakes – Join the Sprinkles Birthday Club and get a FREE Birthday Cupcake each year.

Starbucks – Sign up for My Starbucks Rewards and not only do you get a FREE Handcrafted Beverage on your birthday, but you also earn a FREE drink for every 12 you purchase.  You know I am all over this one!

Free birthday caramel macchiato from @starbucks in my Dot cup.   A photo posted by JoAnn (@awhimsiclelife) on

Village Inn – Join the Village Inn Email Club and get a FREE Slice of Birthday Pie

Which Wich – Join the Vibe Club and get FREE Birthday Sandwich

Zinburger (AZ) – Sign up for ebites and get a free birthday dessert!

Just for Kids birthday freebies

Barnes & Noble – Sign up for Kid’s Club and receive a FREE Kids Cupcake from the cafe on your child’s birthday.

Bashas’ Grocery Store (AZ) – FREE Kid’s Birthday Cake for your kid’s birthday every year through age 10!  There are three different ways to sign up. 

Benihana – Sign up your children for the Kabuki Kids program and they will receive a special birthday postcard and free souvenir mug with the purchase of a Kabuki Kids meal.

Chuck E. Cheese’s – If you sign up for our Chuck E-Club you’ll get a special offer 3 days before your child’s birthday.

The Old Spaghetti Factory – Sign up for the Birthday Club and get a FREE Kid’s Meal on your child’s birthday.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey’s Circus – Sign up for Baby’s First Circus and get a FREE Circus Admission

Toys-R-Us – Sign up for Geoffrey’s Birthday Club and get a FREE Toys-R-Us Birthday Club Card, Gift, Crown, and In Store recognition.

What are we missing?  Who else has a killer birthday deal?

JoAnn Crohn

CEO/Founder at No Guilt Mom
JoAnn Crohn, M. Ed is a parenting educator and life coach who helps moms feel confident in raising empowered, self-sufficient kid while pursuing their own goals & passions.

She’s an accomplished writer, author, podcast host of the No Guilt Mom podcast, and speaker who appears in national media. Work with her personally in Balance VIP

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  1. Great list! Looks like I need start signing up for some rewards programs before my next birthday! I have some time though because it is not until December. However my son’s is coming up in April, so I’ll be sure to remember the kiddo ones! Thanks!

  2. Liberty Market next to Joe’s BBQ also gives you $10 to spend or just a dessert if you get it to go. ID required.

  3. For kids, Barnes&Nobel has a sign up for free cupcake on your bday. Whole Foods kids club will give you a free bday treat (cupcake, ice cream, etc.). Sonic also has a kids club. Kona Grill gave free gift certificate last I checked for bdays when sign up for their club as does Z’Tejas. I feel like I’m forgetting some…

  4. Liberty Market is the same owners as Joe’s BBQ and Joe’s Farm Grill and offers the same $10 off on your birthday with I.D.

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