It’s your special day — so why should you pay to celebrate? Tons of your favorite brands, restaurants, and websites offer birthday freebies and deals to help you go big on your birthday.
Here are 120 awesome birthday freebies in food, fashion, entertainment, and more. Some of these take a little planning ahead, (you might need to sign up for an email list or rewards club before your birthday) but they’re all easy, fun, and best of all, free! So go ahead and treat yourself — and don’t worry about picking up the check.
Top Birthday Freebies You Can Find Online
VOICED Market: Since we’re talking freebies, you can get all kinds of freebies right here on VOICED Market — all year long. Don’t forget to sign up to get email alerts about new freebies and exclusive deal drops.
Anthropologie: Sign up for their AnthroPerks program and get a 15% online discount on your birthday.
CVS: A free gift on your birthday, plus a 10% discount when you initially sign up for the ExtraCare Beauty Club.
Aveda: Speaking of beauty products, sign up for the Pure Privilege rewards program for a free birthday gift, anytime during your birthday month!
J. Crew Factory: Get your birthday ‘fit together with 20% off and free shipping when you sign up for their Factory First rewards program.
World Market: Sign up for World Market Explorers for a free surprise, delivered on your birthday.
Pet Supplies Plus: Use your birthday to get your furry friend a free special treat by signing up for an online account.
Ulta Beauty: A free birthday gift, plus double points on online purchases you make throughout your birthday month — just join Ultamate Rewards.
Old Navy: Subscribe to their emails, and you’ll see a link to join their birthday club. They’ll send you a free coupon on your birthday!
Smash Box: Join their rewards program for a free beauty product during your birthday month.
Best Buy: Join My Best Buy for a free birthday gift, usually a discount on online shopping.
Fresh Cosmetics: When you join Fresh Family Rewards, you get to pick a free birthday gift (up to $25) and get double points on your first purchase during your birthday month.
Birthday Sweets And Treats For Free
Starbucks: If you’re registered with My Starbucks Rewards (you should be; you can get all kinds of deals year-round), you’ll get a free drink or snack on your birthday, plus 15% off anything else you order.
Arby’s: A free milkshake on your birthday, if you’re on their email list. No worries — you can sign up for the email list that same day.
Baskin Robbins: They have a handy birthday club to get a free scoop on your special day, plus a discount on your birthday cake!
Dunkin’ Donuts: A free medium drink as soon as you sign up for DD Rewards, and a free drink on your birthday. (I’m not sure if you can get both on the same day, but it’s worth a shot, right??)
Edible Arrangements: You can have a box of chocolate dipped fruit delivered to your door during your birthday month if you’re a member of Edible Awards.
Godiva: Seriously, there’s nothing like free chocolate delivered right to your door. Sign up for their rewards club.
Sprinkles: Get a free, delicious cupcake on your birthday by signing up for Sprinkles Rewards.
Jamba: A free birthday smoothie up to $15, with My Jamba Rewards.
Ben and Jerry’s: If you sign up for their Chunkmail list — I highly recommend it if you live near one of their scoop shops — you can get a free scoop on your birthday.
CREAM: Cookies Rule Everything Around Me. If that statement describes you, sign up for their rewards program for a free ice cream cookie sandwich on your birthday.
Dairy Queen: Join the DQ Fan Club to get a coupon on your birthday: buy one Blizzard, get one free.
Dippin’ Dots: If you’re in their email club, you can get free dots on your birthday, wherever they’re sold near you.
Pinkberry: Just download the app or get on their email list for rewards year-round and a free smoothie on your birthday.
la Madeleine: Download the app for a free pastry or slice of cake on your birthday.
Dutch Bros: A free birthday drink, on the house, for rewards program members.
Rita’s: Love their ice custard? Join the rewards club to get one for free on your special day — plus tons of other perks all year long.
Auntie Annie’s: Get the Pretzel Perks app on your birthday for a sweet or salty treat, because everybody loves a big ol’ pretzel.
BurgerFi: Just download the app to get a free birthday shake, with or without a burger.
Great American Cookies: Join the Cookie Club for a $3 coupon and a birthday surprise.
A&W: A free birthday rootbeer float for members of the Mug Club.
Au Bon Pain: Travelling on your birthday? Get a free sandwich or salad for the road as a member of their E-club.
Cold Stone Creamery: The perfect birthday treat for you and a friend: buy one creation, get one free as a member of their rewards club.
Del Taco: Consider yourself a Raving Fan of tacos? You can get a free birthday shake, plus two free tacos just for signing up.
Krispy Kreme: Nothing wrong with a free birthday donut! Just go online to sign up.
Peet’s Coffee: A free beverage (of any size!) on your birthday for people who join Peetnik Rewards.
Argo Tea: A nice little perk for tea lovers: get any drink under $5 for free on your birthday with the app.
Friendly’s: Get a free medium sundae as your birthday treat when you join the BFF email club.
Birthday Freebies At Your Favorite Restaurants
Red Lobster: Join Red Lobster’s rewards program for a discount and free additions to your birthday meal. Hot tip: new members have to sign up 7 days before their birthday to get the deal.
Waffle House: There’s nothing like a birthday breakfast with your friends. Get a free waffle as a member of the regular’s club.
Tony Roma’s: You can have a free entree on your big day if you’re on their email list — it’s super easy to sign up.
TGI Fridays: Get on the Friday’s Rewards program before your birthday to enjoy a free dessert after your meal when the day comes.
Sonny’s BBQ: Members of the ‘Q Crew get a giant free meal on their birthday — enough to share! Plus, you’ll get a $5 coupon just for signing up.
Chili’s: Get your baby back ribs on, plus a free birthday dessert when you join their rewards program.
Ruby Tuesday: This one’s a double deal: you’ll get a free burger or entree on your birthday as a part of their So Connected plan, and a free appetizer just for joining. That’s your whole meal paid for!
Benihana: If you’re a member of the Chef’s Table, you can get a free $30 gift card on your birthday. Chances are, you’ll also get a free dessert and “happy birthday” sung at your table in Japanese!
BJ’s Brewhouse: Join their Premier Rewards Plus program for a free Pizookie after your birthday meal.
Buca di Beppo: A free pasta dish awaits anytime you join their E-club — plus a birthday gift worth $20.
Denny’s: For your birthday breakfast, or late-night munchies. You can join their loyalty program, or just show your server your ID to prove it’s your birthday and get a free Grand Slam.
Applebee’s: Members of their email club get a free treat as a part of their birthday meal.
Black Angus Steakhouse: Here’s an awesome deal you can only get once: if you sign up for their Prime Club, you can get a free full steak dinner on your first birthday as a member.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: Free queso and a giant free birthday burrito! Just sign up for their rewards.
B. Good: Get a free birthday meal and tons of reward points when you download the app.
99 Restaurant and Pub: Everyone loves beer and pub food. Join their E-club to get a free birthday gift when you celebrate there.
Bonefish Grill: Your choice: a free appetizer or dessert on your birthday, if you sign up for BFG Insiders.
BD’s Mongolian Grill: Get your whole birthday meal for free with their rewards program.
RA Sushi: A $20 gift certificate any time during your birthday month is just one of the perks of their Hook Up club.
Boston Market: Rotisserie Rewards members get a surprise treat when they eat there on their birthday.
Chevy’s Fresh Mex: Join Chevy’s E-club for a surprise birthday treat — but be warned: you will have to wear a giant sombrero, and will most definitely be sung to.
Tijuana Flats: Get on the Flatheads list for a free birthday gift, usually a discount on your meal.
Big Boy: A classic, and another great one if you’re on the road on your birthday. Join their email club for a free dessert.
Red Robin: Yum! Get a free birthday burger with their royalty program.
Bruegger’s Bagels: Kick your birthday off right. Get a free bagel as a member of their E-club.
Habit Burger and Grill: Join the Charclub for special deals and a free treat on your birthday.
Fuddrucker’s: Members of the Fuddrucker’s Fudds Club (say it very carefully) can get a free burger on their birthday.
Hard Rock Cafe: Get a birthday discount every year with the Hard Rock rewards club.
IHOP: Free pancakes?? There’s really nothing better. Just sign up for MyHOP.
Joe’s Crab Shack: A discount on your birthday meal, and a free appetizer just for signing up for Joe’s Catch.
Houlihan’s: A free entree on your birthday, and a $10 discount for joining their email list.
Marie Callendar’s: Their birthday discounts change every year, but it’s usually a free pie for members of their E-club.
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free birthday wings! Whatever flavor you want. Just join their Blazin’ Rewards.
The Melting Pot: Club Fondue members get exclusive (and delicious) chocolatey treats on their birthday.
California Pizza Kitchen: Sign up for CPK Rewards to get a free entree or dessert on your special day.
Longhorn Steakhouse: Get a free dessert on your birthday dinner, and up to 100 bonus points as a member of Longhorn Rewards.
Macaroni Grill: Again, a free dessert never hurt anybody! Just get on their email list before your birthday rolls around.
Freebies In Beauty And Fashion
JC Penny: Get a free birthday gift in the store when you sign up for JCP rewards.
DSW: Make that birthday shopping trip more budget-friendly with $5 off as a DSW VIP.
bareMinerals: Their Friends and Benefits program is awesome for year-round discounts, and it comes with a free birthday gift.
Banana Republic: Head into the store with a hefty coupon on your birthday if you sign up for their email list.
NARS Cosmetics: Join the NARSissist club for a free present with your first purchase during your birthday month.
Columbia: For all you outdoorsy shoppers, get on the Greater Rewards list to receive a free birthday gift (usually a coupon).
Kohl’s: The Yes2You rewards program comes with some awesome perks, including a pretty sizeable birthday present!
Express: Plan your birthday outfit with a free gift that arrives right before your birthday month, when you join Express Next.
Famous Footwear: A free, $10-off birthday coupon just for joining Gold Rewards. You can even do it that day.
Kiehl’s: Kiehl’s Rewards gets you a free travel-sized goodie — it’s small, but totally worth it.
Sephora: You can become a Beauty Insider by signing up at the register, and get your free birthday present right away. It’s not a coupon — usually a free eyeliner, gloss, or mascara.
NYX Cosmetics: Join the NYX Makeup Crew for a free surprise on your birthday.
Catbird: Live in NYC (or planning a birthday trip there)? Get a free birthday treat from this iconic jewelry shop by signing up for their email list.
Tarte Cosmetics: Just fill in your name and birthday on its website, and you can get a present delivered on your birthday.
The Body Shop: A birthday present worth $10 for members of the Love Your Body club.
American Eagle: Register with your email address for a 15% discount anytime during your birthday month.
Clarin’s: Join the Passport to Beauty program to get a free birthday treat delivered to you.
Macy’s: Macy’s cardholders get a free present delivered to their door on their special day.
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Olympia Sports: Join the Olympia Edge Rewards program for birthday deals on your favorite sports gear.
Urban Decay: Become a Beauty Junkie for a free birthday present delivered right to your door. You can also earn tons of points and discounts through the program.
Victoria’s Secret: Treat yourself to a free birthday gift, in the store or online, if you have an Angel card.
Pier 1: Get 10% off home fashion on your birthday with a Pier 1 card.
Benefit Cosmetics: Get ready for that big party: you can get a free brow arch on your birthday when you sign up for their email list.
The Container Store: Get organized with a free birthday present from the POP perks program.
Lancome: Join the Elite Rewards program for a fabulous free birthday gift.
Bliss: Bliss Blue Rewards members get a surprise present on their birthday, every year.
Ballard Designs: Why not redecorate your place as a birthday gift to yourself? Rewards members get 20% off on their birthday.
Medieval Times: This one’s a meal/entertainment combo. Get free admission to any location on your birthday by signing up for email updates.
Dave and Buster’s: Get $5 worth of free gameplay for your birthday, plus another $10 off just for signing up for their rewards program.
Gamestop: A free birthday treat awaits the gamers who sign up for Gamestop’s online benefits program.
AMC Theaters: Free popcorn on your birthday for AMC Stubs rewards members.
Redbox: Take your birthday celebration to the couch with a free movie rental from Redbox — just sign up for their perks.
Cinemark Theaters: Become a member for free popcorn and drinks, plus a birthday discount.
Disney Movie: Disney Movie Rewards is an awesome program that gives you points for watching movies, and 100 free points on your birthday!
Regal Cinemas: If you’re in the Regal Crown Club, you can get a discounted movie and free popcorn on your birthday.
Birthday Freebies For The Kids
Barne’s & Noble: Join the Kids Club, and your little one can get a free cupcake on their birthday. (Great incentive to take them to the book store).
Chuck E. Cheese’s: Free perks for the kiddos on their birthday and their half-birthday! Just sign up for More Cheese Rewards.
Build-a-Bear: Join the Birthday Club, and your child can get a birthday bear for the same price as their age.
The Children’s Place: Tons of free perks, plus a chance to win $100 off by entering the Birthday Club.
Petco: Furry kids are kids, too. Join Pals Rewards for a free gift on your pet’s birthday.
Journey’s Kidz: The Kidz Birthday Club offers a 15% off birthday discount, plus a free birthday card in the mail on your little one’s big day.
Perkins: Free and discounted birthday meals for kids under 12 are available to Perkins rewards members.
IKEA: Members of the IKEA Family Club, big and small, will get a free present on their special day.