Some people love their birthday, and some people hate it. But no matter how you feel about your date of birth, everyone loves getting free stuff. There are plenty of places that offer freebies on your birthday. So, why spend money on a morning coffee or a birthday lunch when you can get it for free? If you’re not sure where to look, don’t worry. We’ve come up with a list of 25 places that offer the best free stuff on your birthday.
All My Starbucks Rewards™ members get a free beverage or treat to celebrate their big day. All you have to do is sign up for their rewards program at least 30 days before your birthday.
Sign up for the Pinkberry loyalty card, and you’ll get a free small frozen yogurt with toppings on your birthday.
3. Pinsiders Bowling
Join the Pinsiders Loyalty Club to score some free bowling at lanes around the country when your birthday rolls around.
Start your special day at Denny’s, where you can get a free grand-slam breakfast if you’re part of their rewards program.
If you’re a Hooters e-club member, you’ll get emailed a coupon for 10 free wings on your birthday.
7. Jamba Juice
Become a Jamba Insider, and get a free smoothie or juice on your special day.
8. Ruby Tuesday
Enjoy a free burger or Garden Bar Entree on your birthday when you sign up for Ruby Tuesday’s email list.
9. Uno Pizzeria & Grill
If you prefer a pizza over a burger, head to Uno Pizzeria & Grill and get a free entree on your birthday, as long as you’re signed up for the Uno’s Insider Club.
Get a free movie rental for your birthday when you sign up for Redbox Play Pass.
If you need something at the drugstore, you’re in luck. As an ExtraCare member, you’ll get a $3 ExtraBucks reward on the anniversary of your birth.
12. The Melting Pot
Bring a friend and enjoy a chocolate fondue (a yummy alternative to birthday cake!) for two as long as you’re a member of Club Fondue.
Join the BareMinerals Friends and Benefits program, and you’ll get a free personalized gift on your special day.
14. Baskin Robbins
As part of the Baskin Robbins Birthday Club, you’re entitled to a free scoop every year on your birthday.
Everyone could use a good bowl of chips and guac, and thanks to My Chili’s Rewards, you can get a free serving on the day you were born.
Pancakes are the best birthday breakfast, and if you sign up for IHOP’s Pancake Revolution, you’ll get a free meal on your birthday.
17. Jersey Mike’s
Signing up for the Jersey Mike’s Email Club entitles you to not only a free sub, but also a free 22-ounce drink.
Free pizza? Always. Get your own slice free of charge from Sbarro by joining the eClub.
19. Dairy Queen
It’s your birthday — you deserve a Blizzard! Sign up for Dairy Queen’s Blizzard Fan Club for special surprises on your birthday and half-birthday.
20. Victoria’s Secret
Sign up for an Angel Card, and you’ll be “blessed” with a birthday gift from Victoria’s Secret worth $10.
21. Red Robin
Craving a burger? Sign up for the Red Robin Royalty Program, and get your own burger free of charge on your big day.
Sign up for “The Chef’s Table” at Benihana and get a $30 gift certificate just for being born!
Pick the perfect shoes for your birthday outfit with a $5 off coupon (and $10 if you’re a premier member) from DSW once you register for DSW Rewards.
24. Einstein Bros Bagels
Get a free egg sandwich on your birthday when you join The Schmear Society.
Sign up for the Aveda Pure Privilege Rewards Program, and you’ll get a free body care product on your special day, valued up to $23— like a customizable Pure-Fume essential oil-based scent (EDITOR’s NOTE: these smell divine).
26. Waffle House
Join the Waffle House Regulars Club to get a free classic waffle on your birthday. The offer is available to claim for seven days before your birthday and 21 days after.
Get a free beverage of your choice in any size by joining DDPerks and using the mobile app. This includes any iced or hot coffee, tea or latte, hot chocolate, or Coolatta. Birthday Rewards expire 7 days from the time they’re issued.
28. The Coffee Bean & Tea Leaf
Download The Coffee Bean Rewards App to earn various rewards and coupons throughout the year, including a birthday freebie.
29. Krispy Kreme
Celebrate with friends when you claim your free dozen doughnuts from Krispy Kreme — simply sign up for their rewards program and you’re in.
30. Dutch Bros Coffee.
Join the Dutch Bros rewards program and enjoy a free drink of up to 32oz on your birthday.
31. Moe’s Southwest Grill
Join Moe Rewards for a free birthday burrito, available three days before your birthday and up to one week after.
32. Steak ‘n Shake
Get a free specialty milkshake for your birthday when you join the Steak ‘n Shake Rewards Club.
33. Auntie Anne’s
Join Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks for a free birthday pretzel.
34. Ulta Beauty
Sign up for the Ultamate Rewards and stop in any day during your birthday month to claim your free birthday gift, an ever-changing selection of deluxe beauty samples.
All deals and coupons were valid at the time this story was published. If you’re reading this after they’ve expired, check our Facebook page or the deals section of our website for more ways to save! Check out even more freebies on The Penny Hoarder.