These 25 Restaurants And Stores Will Give You Free Stuff On Your Birthday


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.

1. Starbucks

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.

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2. Pinkberry

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.

4. Sephora

All Sephora Beauty Insider members get one birthday gift a year. This could be anything from lipstick to eyeliner, and more.

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5. Denny’s

Start your special day at Denny’s, where you can get a free grand-slam breakfast if you’re part of their rewards program.

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6. Hooters

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.

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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.

10. Redbox

Get a free movie rental for your birthday when you sign up for Redbox Play Pass.

11. CVS

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.

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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.

13. Bare Minerals

Join the Bar Minerals 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.

15. Chili’s

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.

16. IHOP

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.

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17. Jersey Mikes

Signing up for the Jersey Mikes Email Club entitles you to not only a free sub, but also a free 22-ounce drink.

18. Sbarro

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.

22. Benihana

Sign up for “The Chef’s Table” at Benihana and get a $30 gift certificate just for being born!

23. DSW

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.

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25. Aveda

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). 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.

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