Your birthday means celebrating with friends and family, receiving “happy birthday!” texts throughout the day, and enjoying plenty of sweet treats. Your birthday may also mean three free meals and birthday freebies from your favorite brands. It’s the true icing on your birthday cake! 

We’ve rounded up the best birthday freebies for kids and adults, plus fun party printables to help you celebrate.

Best Birthday Freebies

From free meals to great shopping deals, here are the best of the best birthday freebies for you to try.

SellerBirthday FreebieClaim Your Offer
Free EntreeJoin the E-Club
Benihana$30 Gift CertificateJoin the Chef’s Table
Black AngusBOGO Steak EntreeJoin the BA Prime Club
Famous Dave’sFree EntreeJoin the Famous Nation
Noodles and CompanyFree Noodle BowlJoin the Noodles Family
Steak ‘n’ ShakeFree Menu ItemJoin the E-Club
AMF BowlingFree GameJoin the MVB Club
bareMineralsFree Matte LipstickJoin FAB
J.Crew20% OffJoin Factory First
Madewell$25 OffJoin Madewell Insiders
Build-a-BearSpecial PricingJoin the Build-a-Bear Bonus Club
The Children’s Place20% OffJoin My Place Rewards

Restaurant Birthday Freebies

What’s better than a free appetizer and dessert to celebrate your birthday? Not much, and there are plenty of restaurants offering just that. Plan your birthday meals ahead of time to get the best deal.

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1. A&W: Grab a free root beer float and other deals by joining their mug club email list. 

2. Applebee’s: Join the e-club and enjoy a free dessert on your birthday.  

3. Acapulco: Share your email for a free entree on your birthday plus free guacamole when you register.

4. Arby’s: Register to get coupons sent to your inbox, including a free small fry and shake for your birthday. 

5. Au Bon Pain: Choose a sandwich or salad for your free birthday lunch when you join their email list. 

6. Auntie Anne’s: Join My Pretzel Perks to get a free birthday pretzel and collect points for deals throughout the year. 

7. Backyard Burgers: Enjoy two free burgers, one at sign-up and one for your birthday, when you join the Backyard Burgers Clubhouse. 

8. Baja Fresh Mexican Grill: Fill up on a free burrito just by joining Club Baja.

9. Baskin-Robbins: Save on an ice cream cake plus get a free scoop of ice cream on your birthday when you join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club.

10. Benihana: Take a seat at the Chef’s Table and receive a $30 gift certificate to use anytime during your birthday month. 

11. Bennigan’s: Choose a buy one, get one free entree for your birthday plus a free Brownie Bottom Pie coupon when you register your emails. 

12. Bertucci’s: Join the Dough Nation e-club for a free dessert with your pizza on your birthday. 

13. B.Good: With just your email you can join B.Good Rewards and get an entire meal free for your birthday. 

14. Big Boy: Grab a birthday dessert for free when you share your email online. 

15. BJ’s Brewhouse: Get two free Pizzookies — one for signing up and one for your birthday — plus a $10 reward for every $100 spent with BJ’s Rewards. 

16. Black Angus Steakhouse: Treat yourself to a free steak entree with the purchase of an entree on your birthday when you join the BA Prime Club

17. Bonefish Grill: Whether you like it sweet or savory, BFG Insiders has you covered with a free appetizer or dessert on your special day.  

18. Bruegger’s Bagels: Choose a free bagel and cream cheese for your birthday breakfast as an Inner Circle member.

19. Buffalo Wild Wings: Free wings for your birthday? Absolutely! Sign up for Blazin Rewards and get free snack-sized wings with your choice of sauce.

20. California Pizza Kitchen: Get a free plate when you sign up plus a free dessert for your birthday. Earn points to level up your membership and that dessert may upgrade to a choice of entree. 

21. Caribou Coffee: Caribou Perks will get you a free treat on your birthday plus a free coffee after your first visit — enjoy!

22. Carraba’s: Join the rewards club with your email for a free birthday appetizer or dessert anytime during your birthday month. 

23. Capital Grille: Satisfy your sweet tooth with a complimentary dessert on your birthday — no registration required!

24. Checkers: Pick up a free small milkshake on your birthday plus a free sandwich now when you join their rewards club. 

25. Cheesecake Factory: Celebrate your birthday with free ice cream and a song from the Cheesecake Factory waitstaff.

26. Chili’s: Join the rewards program and get so much more than a free birthday dessert, including free chips and salsa at every visit, free kid’s meals, and other bonuses.

27. Cinnabon: Receive a free treat just for you as a Club Cinnabon member. 

28. Cold Stone Creamery: BOGO ice cream for you and a friend to celebrate your birthday when you join the My Cold Stone Club

29. Corner Bakery: Enjoy a free pasty just for joining and another on your birthday when you share your email. 

30. Culver’s: Join the My Culver’s Club for great offers year-round plus a free sundae on your birthday.  

31. Dairy Queen: Membership to the Blizzard Fan Club will get you a free treat on your birthday plus BOGO Blizzards just for registering. 

32. Del Taco: Chow down on a free taco when you join the Raving Fan E-club, then watch for a free shake offer when your birthday rolls around. 

33. Denny’s: Sign up for Denny’s Rewards for a free Grand Slam on your birthday, no purchase required!

34. Dippin’ Dots: Have some fun for your birthday with free ice cream of the future as a Dot Crazy! Club member. 

35. Dunkin’: Get your morning coffee for free with a birthday drink of your choice when you join DDPerks.  

36. Dutch Bros. Coffee: Enjoy a free drink or birthday special with no registration necessary. 

37. Einstein Bros. Bagels: Plan to grab a free egg sandwich to kick off your birthday morning, plus a free bagel for joining the Einstein Bros e-club

38. El Torito: If you join the e-club, El Torito will give you a free appetizer now plus a free entree to help celebrate your birthday. 

39. Famous Dave’s: What’s better than a free meal on your birthday? A second free meal when you join the club, which is exactly what you’ll get from Famous Dave’s emails. 

40. Firehouse Subs: Grab your birthday lunch to go with a free medium sub when you subscribe online. 

41. Fuddruckers: Join the Fuddruckers Fudds Club to treat yourself to a BOGO ⅓ pound burger plus a surprise gift. 

42. GiGi’s Cupcakes: What’s a birthday without a little cake? Sign up for GiGi’s Cupcakes rewards and get a free birthday cupcake, plus earn rewards for more free sweets. 

43. Godiva: It’s hard to beat the gift of chocolate, so surprise yourself with a sweet birthday treat from Godiva.

44. The Halal Guys: Benefits of joining The Halal Guys’ rewards include free platters, year-round offers, and a special treat just for you on your birthday.  

45. Hard Rock Cafe: Hard Rock Rewards offers special discounts and member experiences in the cafe and store year-round, plus an extra special offer for your birthday. 

46. Hooters: Craving wings? Get 10 free wings for your birthday as a member of the Hooters e-club. 

47. IHOP: Coming in hot with another offer for two free meals, get free pancakes just for signing up plus an extra stack on your birthday. 

48. Jack in the Box: Did someone say birthday tacos? Use this coupon and grab two free tacos with any purchase.

49. Jersey Mike’s: Enjoy a free birthday sub and drink as a My Mike’s rewards member each year. 

50. Krispy Kreme: Watch for the hot and fresh sign on your birthday to get two free donuts — one for your birthday and one as a hot and fresh bonus. 

51. Ledo Pizza: Enjoy two free pizzas when you join Ledo’s Pizza e-club, one now and one for your birthday. 

52. Longhorn Steakhouse: Sign up today to enjoy a free appetizer now and catch a free dessert for your birthday. 

53. Macaroni Grill: Let your waiter know it’s your birthday for a free dessert plus a birthday song just for you.

54. Marie Callender’s: Have a slice of birthday pie for free, plus get a discount on your birthday meal as an e-club member

55. Moe’s Southwestern Grill: Download the Moe’s app for a free birthday burrito, plus enjoy free nachos just for signing up. 

56. Noodles and Company: Join the Noodles Family for a free meal on your birthday. 

57. Nothing Bundt Cakes: Sign up today for a free bundlet on your birthday plus exclusive offers the other 11 months of the year. 

58. Olive Garden: Breadsticks aren’t all you get at Olive Garden. Enjoy a free dessert on your birthday when you join the e-club. 

59. Orange Leaf: Grab a frozen yogurt and enjoy $3 off as an Ounce Back rewards member. 

60. Panera: Join My Panera for a special birthday treat each year and plenty of special offers. 

61. Papa Gino’s: Exchange your email address for a free birthday pizza, plus a small pizza for registering. 

62. Perkin’s: Not only do you get a reward for your birthday as a Perkin’s member, but you can also get birthday treats for your family under 12 years old. 

63. P.F. Chang’s: Invite a friend to BOGO entrees for your birthday celebration when you sign up with your email. 

64. Pinkberry: Download the Pinkberry mobile app to take your PinkCard with you, plus get a free yogurt for your birthday.  

65. Pizza Hut: Get delivery and a free birthday sweet with an online PizzaHut account. 

66. Rainforest Cafe: Join the e-club for a birthday coupon to help you celebrate. 

67. Red Lobster: Rewards members get a free birthday surprise, but be sure to register at least a week in advance to catch this deal. 

68. Red Robin: Enjoy a free burger for your birthday, plus every 10th item is free as a Royalty Rewards member — yum!

69. Ruby Tuesday: Become a So Connected member and get a free appetizer for joining, plus a free burger or Garden Bar entree on your birthday. 

70. Sonic: Up for a birthday surprise? Join My Sonic for a special treat chosen at random. 

71. Souper Salad: Sign up for Souper rewards and get a free meal on your birthday. 

72. Starbucks: Pre-pay in your My Starbucks Rewards app and get a free drink plus 15% off for your birthday. 

73. Steak ‘n Shake: Join the e-club and get your choice of menu item free for your birthday plus your registration anniversary.

74. SmashBurger: Choose a free side or milkshake for your birthday, and if you earn enough points you can get a burger and side for free. 

75. Taco Cabana: Register your email for a free quesadilla and special birthday treat.  

76. Texas Roadhouse: Members of this email club get a free appetizer and bonus surprise for their birthday. 

77. TGI Fridays: No matter what day your birthday falls on this year, you can enjoy a free dessert as a Fridays Rewards member. 

78. Waffle House: Start your day bright and early or treat yourself late at night with a free Waffle House birthday waffle. 

79. Whataburger: Drive through and pick up a free Justaburger for your birthday.

Free Stuff on Your Birthday

Free meals are great, and free stuff on your birthday is the gift that keeps on giving well after your celebration. Buy your own perfect gift with great discounts on clothes and beauty, party freebies, and more. 

Illustration shows a cupcake, movie ticket, and 3D glasses.

80. American Eagle: Shop with 15% off your entire birthday month at Aerie and American Eagle when you share your email address.

81. AMF Bowling: Invite your friends for a free bowling game during your birth month, plus enjoy other discounts just for signing up for rewards.

82. Anthropologie: Get a birthday month discount when you sign up for AnthroLoyalty

83. Dave & Buster’s: Play $5 for free on your birthday, plus get an extra $10 in play when you sign up for Dave & Buster’s Rewards.

84. Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW): Register for rewards and get a $5 gift certificate to spend on yourself — happy birthday!

85. Edible Arrangements: Have free chocolate-dipped fruit delivered to your door. All you have to do is sign up for Edible Arrangement Rewards and you’ll get a gift for every three purchases and for your birthday. 

86. Express: Not only does Express Insider let you collect points and send you special offers throughout the year, but you’ll get a special birthday offer each year, too.  

87. Famous Footwear: If you’re looking to update your wardrobe this year, let Famous Footwear help with $5 off your birthday month orders plus free shipping year-round.

88. J.Crew: Get 15% off now and another 20% off on your birthday order plus free shipping when you sign up online

89. IKEA: Refresh your home and grab a free treat plus $10 off your purchase as an IKEA Family member.  

90. JCPenney: Rewards members receive a special offer each year for their birthday. 

91. Madewell: Madewell Insiders get $25 off a $26 or more purchase for your birthday month. 

92. Medieval Times: Get free admission for one when you share your email for updates. 

93. Old Navy: Join Navyist rewards to earn points year-round from Old Navy and sister brands Banana Republic and Gap, plus get a special offer for your birthday. 

94. Petco: Don’t forget your pet’s birthday! Get a coupon for free treats from the treat bar during your furry friend’s birthday month.

95. Regal Cinema: Enjoy a movie date and get a free gift from the theaters when you join the Crown Club.  

96. Soma: Enjoy a $10 reward for your birthday, but only if you’ve shopped at Soma in the last 12 months!

97. The Container Store: Register online for special offers plus a free gift on your birthday and registration anniversary. 

98. Vera Bradley: Sign up for exclusive deals and updates year-round and a special birthday gift for you. 

Birthday Beauty Freebies

Save on your birthday look with these freebies from your favorite beauty brands. 

99. bareMinerals: Redeem a free matte lipstick online or at your local retailer when you join the Friends and Benefits (FAB) club online. 

100. Kiehl’s: Choose a free lip balm or travel size product to keep your skin glowing when you join Kiehl’s Rewards.

101. NYX: Save $5 on your birthday month as a NYX Professional Makeup Club member.

102. Sephora: Become a Beauty Insider for a free birthday gift each year. 

103. Ulta Beauty: Get a free makeup sample for your birthday as an Ulta rewards member, plus exclusive offers each month. 

104. Urban Decay: Join UD Beauty Junkies for 15% off your birthday month purchases.

105. YSL Beauty: Register with the Beauty Rewards Club and get a free, personalized full-size product for your birthday. 

106. Winky Lux: Enjoy a free gift on your birthday plus a birthday cake lip gloss with any purchase that month when you share your email. 

Birthday Freebies for Kids

Some things are just for kids, like free Chuck E. Cheese tokens and discounts at Build-a-Bear Workshop. Check out these great deals for kids to plan the perfect party, plus freebies for your little ones

Illustration of a birthday party with a cake, banner, and party hats.

107. 1 Happy Birthday: Get a personalized song for free in a variety of styles just for your little one.  

108. American Girl: Join AG Rewards and get a special message on your child’s birthday plus an exclusive offer.

109. Barnes and Noble: Barnes and Noble isn’t just a great place for kids’ books — your child also gets a free cupcake on their birthday when they join the Kids’ Club.   

110. Build-a-Bear Workshop: The Build-A-Bear Bonus Club offers a Birthday Bear for the cost of your child’s age up to age 14, plus you’ll get a $10 gift certificate for every $100 spent. 

111. Chuck E. Cheese: Sign up with your email and get special offers and free tokens on your child’s birthday as well as their half birthday. 

112. The Children’s Place: Take 20–25% off your birthday order of baby or kid’s clothes with My Place Rewards

113. Journeys Kidz: Keep an eye on the snail mail for a birthday card plus a 15% off birthday discount. 

114. Justice: Club Justice offers a $5 coupon just for signing up, but you’ll also receive a special birthday offer.

115. McDonald’s: There are few things that treat a kid better than a Happy Meal, and topping that list is a free birthday Happy Meal just for them when you sign up for rewards.  

116. Radio Flyer: Enjoy free shipping and special deals year-round, plus free points for your child’s birthday when you sign up for rewards. 

Free Birthday Printables

Birthday parties are great for any age and can be just as fun virtually as they are in-person. No matter how you’re celebrating this year, check out these free birthday printables to save money without sacrificing the fun. 

Mockup shows a scavenger hunt game printable and birthday decor stencils with decorative confetti.

Enjoy your birthday with all of the restaurant deals and birthday freebies you can handle. Just don’t forget to sign up for these deals early and search your inbox for “birthday” so you don’t miss out.


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