If you want to save money on birthday planning and treats, it’s easy. In the US, countless venues, stores, and restaurants offer birthday freebies. For example, based on the freebies you’re about to learn about, you can have or host a birthday for someone else that includes:
- Getting a FREE breakfast
- Grabbing a FREE coffee
- Getting a FREE Blu Ray Movie
- Hitting a few stores for FREE gifts
- Tucking into a FREE dinner entree
- And, finally, savoring a FREE dessert
You can have all that on your birthday, your kids’ birthdays and anyone else’s birthdays…for FREE. Here’s how to get these best birthday freebies.
Retailers’ Birthday Discount Coupons
Several retailers offer super special freebies and discount coupons. Some of these stores even let you use the coupon any time in the week or the entire month of your birthday. For example:
Disney – Like movies? Sign up for Disney Movie rewards, and you’ll receive a credit for a totally FREE Blu Ray DVD!
American Eagle – Sign up for American Eagle rewards, and you’ll receive discount code for 15% off any day during your birthday month
The Children’s Place – Have kids? Then you know how expensive their clothes get. Get amazing discounts for each child on their birthday by signing up for emails here.
DSW – Treat yourself to a pair of new kicks at DSW at a discount. Just sign up for the DSW rewards program, and you’ll get an extra $5 off with their birthday gift card.
Sephora – Anyone, especially any women, love this makeup and beauty store? Register for their Beauty Insiders and get a totally FREE gift any day your birthday month.
Victoria’s Secret – Victoria’s Secret can be a pricey place to shop. Women will definitely love to get a FREE gift here.
For other ways to save money on birthday activities or free entertainment throughout the year, check out our blog: Simple Blogs to Save Money on Entertainment (Never Pay Full Price for Movies Again).
Food & Restaurant Birthday Freebies
Dunkin Donuts – Start any day in your birthday month with a delicious cup of caffeine. Simply join DD Perks and you’ll get a free beverage any day that month. (Plus, you’ll get another free beverage when you join!)
Krispy Kreme – Want a free donut to go with that Dunkin Donuts coffee? Sign up for the Krispy Creme e-club and you’ll get a totally FREE birthday donut.
Denny’s – Start the day with a FREE grand slam. You don’t even have to sign up for anything – Just show photo ID.
IHOP – In this world there are 2 kinds of people. Those that prefer Denny’s and those that prefer IHOP. IF you’re the latter, don’t worry, IHOP also serves a free birthday meal. You just have to sign up for their rewards program to get it.
Johnny Rockets – After signing up for the Johnny Rockets Rocket e-Club, you get 2 FREE burgers. One when you sign up (so…as soon as today!) and a free birthday hamburger.
Jamba Juice – If you want to enjoy something healthy & light, the Jamba Juice birthday freebie is for you. Just sign up for Jamba Insider Rewards, get immediate discounts and a free smoothie or juice on your birthday.
Benihana – When you sign up for their The Chef’s Table, during your birthday month you’ll get a $30 gift certificate. Flying shrimp anyone?
California Pizza Kitchen – Sign up for their Pizza Dough Club because you get one of their delicious small plate items for FREE and other great rewards.
Fuddruckers – Enjoy the Fuddruckers ostrich burger, or hey, one of their more traditional ones? Sign up with their eClub and get a treat on both your birthday AND your anniversary
Outback Steakhouse – I don’t know about you, but I’m a FREAK for the Outback Steakhouse. Sign up for their newsletter, and you get a special treat on your birthday.
Red Robin – One quick email sign up (on their loyalty program) and you get a FREE birthday burger.
Blacks Angus Steakhouse – Love steak? After registering for the Black Angus Prime Club, in that first year of membership you get a totally FREE steak dinner.
Red Lobster – For those of you that prefer seafood to burgers, Red Lobster has a great birthday freebie. Just join their Seafood Lover’s Club, and they’ll let you know what it is!
Chili’s – Multiple FREEBIES here. Sign up with their email list and immediately get a FREE order of chips and guacamole, queso or salsa. Then, on your birthday, come back for your free DELICIOUS sundae.
P.F. Chang’s – This restaurant is another guilty pleasure of mine, especially their dessert shots. On your birthday, receive a free dessert or appetizer (after signing up for email updates.)
Where to Get FREE Birthday Ice Cream
Baskin Robbins – Here you get a birthday ice cream freebie AND discount on one of their incredible ice cream cakes. (Simply sign up for BR news online.)
Coldstone Creamery – After hitting up Baskin Robbins, you might need MORE ice cream. Head to Coldstone after signing up for the My Cold Stone Club to Buy one Creation, Get One FREE.
Dairy Queen – Free ice cream on your birthday and many other great deals when you sign up for their Dairy Queen Blizzard Club.
Ben & Jerry’s – For a totally FREE ice cream birthday treat, all you have to do is sign up for the Chunk Spelunker’s newsletter.
Get Even MORE FREE BIRTHDAY STUFF
To find out about other amazing birthday freebies near you, including more local spots, head to BirthdayFreebies.com. Simply type in your zip code and away you go.
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