Big Birthday Freebie List for Restaurants, Retail Stores & Kids Birthday Freebies

Who doesn’t love fun freebies for your birthday? Even better if they’re from some of your favorite restaurants & stores! Make sure to sign up for as many as you can ahead of time & then when your birthday rolls around, you’ll start to see your inbox flooded with all sorts of fun freebie offers & discounts to celebrate your birthday!

Birthday Freebies for Adults:

National Restaurants:

  • Applebees
    – Free dessert (when you purchase an entree) when you sign up for their E-Club

  • Arby’s – Sign up for their emails and receive a coupon for a free roast beef classic with the purchase of a drink, plus a special coupon on your birthday.

  • Aunt Annie’s Pretzels – Sign up and get a BOGO free pretzel for your birthday.

  • A&W Restaurant – Receive a free root beer float on your birthday when you sign up for the Mug Club

  • Baja Fresh – Sign up for Club Baja and receive a free taco for signing up and a free burrito for your birthday.

  • Baskin Robbins – Get a free ice cream email on your birthday and a special discount on a birthday cake. Plus a BOGO scoop offer when you sign up and additional offers all year long!

  • Benihana 
    – $30 birthday gift certificate.  Valid Monday – Thursday during dinner hours ONLY. Requires the purchase of a full-priced adult entrée before certificate is applied to additional items ordered.

  • Ben & Jerry’s
    – Free single scoop of ice cream on your birthday.

  • Black Angus Steakhouse – Receive a free dessert for joining the Prime Club and a free steak dinner on your 1st birthday as a prime club member.

  • Boston Market – Youll receive $3 off your next purchase of $10 or more just for signing up plus a birthday offer.

  • Buca di Beppo –
     Macaroni Grill – Join the eClub and enjoy free pasta on your next visit (small spaghetti marinara, small fettucini alfredo, or small baked ziti) and a $20 birthday gift

  • Buffalo Wild Wings – Sign up for Buffalo Circle and receive a free order of snack size wings on your birthday plus other offers.

  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill
    – Sign up for a birthday offer.

  • Charming Charlie –
     Sign up for the email club to snag special offers throughout the year and on your birthday.

  • Chevy’s – Sign up for the Chevy’s Real Rewards program and during your birthday month you will receive a special reward to help you celebrate.

  • Cinnabon – Sign up for Club Cinnabon and receive a coupon for a FREE MINIBON plus a special present on your birthday.

  • Coldstone Creamery
    – Get a Buy One Creation, Get One Creation FREE Coupon delivered to your email inbox for your birthday when you sign up for the eClub.

  • Dairy Queen 
    – Join the Blizzard Fan Club  & an extra-special coupon on your birthday and a surprise on your anniversary (+a free blizzard just for joining)

  • Del Taco – Sign up for the Raving Fan Eclub and get 2 Free Grilled Chicken Tacos plus a Free Premium Shake on your birthday.

  • Denny’s –
    Free Grand Slam on your birthday

  • Einstein Bros. Bagels – Sign up for their club and they will send you a special birthday offer to celebrate.

  • Famous Dave’s –
     Birthday surprise (in the past it has been a certificate for free meal on your birthday) when you join the P.I.G. Club

  • Godfather’s Pizza –
     Join the eClub and a possible offer for a free mini pizza when you buy breadsticks on your birthday.

  • IHOP –
    Free meal on your birthday (& a free meal just for signing up for their E-club & on the 1 yr anniversary of signing up)

  • Jamba Juice – Sign up and receive a free birthday smoothie or juice

  • Jersey Mike’s – Sign up for the email club and you’ll receive a free sub & drink coupon for your birthday

  • Joe’s Crabshack –
     Sign up for Joe Mail and get a coupon for a FREE appetizer with the purchase of any adult entree upon sign-up; you’ll receive this same coupon on your birthday as well.

  • Johnny Rockets – Join the Rocket e-Club and get a coupon for a free hamburger with purchase and also snag a free hamburger on your birthday

  • Krispy Kreme
    – Sign up for a free coffee and donut on your birthday

  • Lofthouse Cookies –
     Join Club Lofthouse, enter your birthday, and you’ll snag a free cookie on your birthday.

  • Menchies Frozen Yogurt – Sign up for the Smileage Club and receive special offers.

  • Mimi’s Cafe – Receive a free 4-pack of croissants or muffins when you sign up plus special offers like free meals when you join.

  • Nestle Toll House Cafe
     – Join the Cafe Club and get a special birthday offer.

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes
    – Sign up to get a free bundtlet on your birthday.

  • Olive Garden – Sign up for their eClub and receive a free appetizer or dessert with 2 adult entrees plus a birthday offer.

  • Orange Julius – 
    Join the OJ Quench Club and get a special offer just for joining plus an email coupon on your birthday.

  • Outback Steakhouse – Receive a free bloomin onion for signing up (freebie is good for exactly 3 days after you sign up) plus receive a free dessert on your birthday.

  • Panera Bread
    – Sign up for their  My Panera E-Club & get a reward on your birthday!

  • PF Chang’s – Sign up for the PF Chang’s Reward Club & you will get a coupon on your birthday for a free appetizer or dessert.

  • Qdoba Mexican Grill – 
    Sign up for the rewards program and receive a gift on your birthday.

  • Quiznos – 
    Sign up for the Q-Club and receive a coupon for $2 off a regular or large sub plus get a coupon for a free cookie on your birthday.

  • Rainforest Cafe
    – Sign up and receive a $25 Birthday Reward and more.  Must purchase your membership through Landry’s.

  • Red Lobster
     – Sign up and get a surprise birthday offer.

  • Red Robin
    – Red Robin now has the “Red Royalty” rewards program. You’ll need to sign up to receive your FREE rewards card & once you receive it, make sure to register it online at Red Robin. You can also pick one up the next time you’re at the restaurant. You will get a coupon loaded to your card for a FREE burger to use during your birthday month, as well as many more great rewards.

  • Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery – 
    Join the Rock Bottom Mug Club and get a special gift on your birthday (note: you must have a Mug Club card to register; if you need a card, you must join at your local Rock Bottom restaurant)

  • Ruby Tuesdays –
    Free handcrafted burger on your birthday when you join the So Connected E-Club

  • Souplantation & Sweet Tomatoes –
     Join Club Veg and get a coupon for a free buffet on your birthday

  • Spicy Pickle –
     Join the Pickle Club and get a coupon for a free entree on your birthday. You’ll also receive a coupon for a free bag of chips with the purchase of any entree upon sign up.

  • Starbucks – Join Starbucks Rewards.  To earn your first rewards, just register a Starbucks, Teavana or La Boulange Card.  You’ll receive a birthday drink or treat, a birthday coupon for 15% off a purchase at, and more.

  • Subway – Must have a rewards card to sign up.  Receive 50 points when you sign up (good for a free 6″ sub) and a birthday gift (enough points to buy a cookie, drink, or chips).

  • The Melting Pot
    – You’ll receive a complimentary box of six of Signature Chocolate-Covered Strawberries with the purchase of $60 or more when you join the Club Fondue.

  • zPizza
     – Join the zTribe and get an offer for $5 off a $20 purchase and get a special offer on your birthday.
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    Landry’s Select Club – This club is a little different as it is a discount club for a number of different participating restaurants (including NW restaurants such as Claim Jumper, Rainforest Cafe, and McCormick & Schmick’s) as well as restaurants around the country. You do have to pay $25 to join this select club. However, you will receive a $25 welcome reward automatically added to your account as soon as you join (so make sure to join right before you’ll be heading to a restaurant so you can use it right away & make back your money). You’ll then receive a $25 birthday reward. You’ll also get priority seating which can be important at several restaurants like Claim Jumper where it gets to be a long wait or if you want special seating for Rainforest Cafe. You’ll also earn 1 reward point for every $1 you spend as well as other benefits. We signed up for this several years ago through the Rainforest Cafe & have definitely gotten our money back & more, with the birthday $25 reward every year!

National Retail:

  • American Eagle –
     Sign up for AE Rewards and get 15% off the month of your birthday at AE or Aerie, Free Aerie Bras (buy 5 Bras Get the 6th Free) and access to members-only sales and events.

  • AMC Theaters – Free Large Fountain Drink (it looks like you will have 1 month to use it too) – sign up for their Rewards program.

  • AMF Bowling –
     Join the e-Club and receive exclusive monthly offers and a special birthday offer.

    – Sign up online for their E-Club & you’ll get an exclusive offer on your birthday every year

  • Barnes & Noble –
     Join the Kids’ Club and get a $5 reward for every $100 you spend on kids’ stuff online and in stores and a Free cupcake from the café for all your children’s birthdays.

  • Champ’s Sports
     – Sign up to be a VIP and receive special offers including a birthday offer.

  • Cost Plus World Market
    – Sign up for the Market Explorer Rewards program & you’ll get a birthday surprise each year (in that past it has been a $10 off $10 coupon for World Market!)

  • CVS – 
    Register your CVS ExtraCare card online and you’ll receive an ECB (typically $3 in value) via email on your birthday.

  • Designer Shoe Warehouse – 
    Sign up to be a Rewards Member and you’ll snag a $5 birthday gift certificate.

  • Disney Movie Rewards
     – Check your Inbox for a possible unique 100 point code on your birthday.

  • Driscoll’s Berries
     – Sign up for the Rewards Program and get exclusive access to special offers, coupons, and giveaways including a special berry offer for your birthday.

  • Godiva – 
    Sign up for the free Rewards Club and get a FREE piece of chocolate every month in participating GODIVA boutiques, FREE gift each month you spend $20 or more, Birthday Offer every year on your birthday and more.

  • Kellogg’s Family Rewards
     – Join and get a possible unique code valid for 100 points on your birthday.

  • Kohl’s – 
    Sign up for the Kohl’s Rewards program – for every dollar you spend on qualifying purchases, you’ll earn 1 point – and whenever you earn 100 points, you’ll score a $5 reward in your inbox. Plus, you’ll snag a special Birthday $5 reward to spend on whatever you’d like!

  • Old Navy
    – Sign up for their E-Club & you’ll get a free birthday surprise (+ a coupon for 20% off your purchase just for signing up)

  • Sephora
    – Become a Beauty Insider to receive a free item from Sephora for your birthday (sign-up at top of page)

  • Swagbucks
    – Join Swagbucks to earn gift cards & other gifts/prizes while searching the web (e.g, Amazon, Starbucks, & more).  On your birthday, they will send you an extra 50 swagbucks.

    Learn more about Swagbucks & sign up to start earning those gift cards. This is how I pay for many birthday gifts using Amazon gift cards earned from Swagbucks.

  • The Container Store –
     Sign up to become a POP! Star and get surprise perks, a birthday gift and more!

  • Tory Burch
     – Sign up for emails and get a possible offer for $50 off a purchase of $50 or more on your birthday.

  • ULTA Beauty Store –
     Sign up for the Ulta Rewards program for special offers throughout the year and on your birthday.

Kids Freebies:

  • Applebees – Kids will get a FREE Kids Meal – we had to sign up for this in-store to get it mailed to us, but you may also be able to put in your kids’ info on the email newsletter.

  • Build A Bear Workshop – 
    Sign up for the Stuff Fur Stuff Program and earn 1 point for every $1 you spend (reach 50 points and get a free accessory and at 100 points you’ll snag a $10 certificate) and get a special offer on your birthday.

  • Burger King
     – Free kid’s hamburger on their birthday.

  • Chuck E. Cheese – Join the Chuck E-Club and get up to a 30% dicount and the best token offers, a rewards calendar worth 10 free tokens, and member-only deals, including a birthday surprise.

  • Kmart – 
    Sign up your kiddos for the Kmart Birthday Club and they’ll receive $5 Birthday bucks, a birthday crown, a Happy Birthday certificate AND a birthday fun pack!

  • Little Tikes – 
    Sign up for the Birthday Bonus Program and you’ll receive special discounts, promotions and offers approximately 30 days before your kiddo’s birthday.

  • Oakhurst Dairy –
     Kids ages 12 and under can join the Oakhurst Acorn Fan Club and every year, they’ll receive a birthday card with a coupon for a free pint Oakhurst milk or juice along with other fun freebies throughout the year.

  • Radio Flyer – 
    Sign up for the Birthday Club and Get a $10 gift card every year for your child’s birthday.

  • Toys R Us
    – Join Geoffrey’s Birthday Club and receive a special phone call from Geoffrey (optional) & special birthday card and gift from Geoffrey each year until they turn 10, plus special in-store recognition.  Come into the store on, or near, your child‘s birthday for some extra-special attention, including a birthday crown, Geoffrey balloon and a personalized announcement broadcast to the entire store!

  • The Old Spaghetti Factory
    – Free Kids Meal when you join their Birthday Club.

Northwest Birthday Freebies:

  • Anthony’s Restaurants – Receive a birthday freebie when you sign up for their email newsletter. Their website does not say what the offer is, but we’ll update if we find out. {Thanks to reader Liha who shared that her coupon was for $20 off 2 dinner entrees – wow, that is a nice freebie}

  • Duke’s Chowder House 
    – Receive an email for either a FREE birthday lunch or dinner (5 entree choices) or a birthday party option on your birthday, plus get a Buy 1 Get 1 FREE lunch or dinner entree with strings attached just for signing up.

  • The Keg 
    – Fill out a form when you’re in the restaurant to receive a FREE entree of your choice  (I’ve never done this, so I don’t know the specific details on this)

  • The Ram
    – Sign up for the

    Ram MVP Club & get a Buy 1 Get 1 FREE World Famous Ram Burger & FREE Birthday Mud Pie. They also send a free offer for your half birthday, too.

  • Taco Time NW 
    – Free kids meal when you sign up for the Kids Club (this is for NW locations)