Hooray! It’s your birthday!
The last thing you should do is pay for stuff. So we’ve put together a list of 100 places where you won’t have to!
Most of these places require you to sign up at least seven days before your birthday, so get busy now and then enjoy the free stuff as it rolls in on your big day.
1. A&W All American Food: Get a free root beer float on your birthday by joining the Mug Club.
2. Ace Hardware: Receive a free $5 off coupon when you join Ace Rewards.
3. AMF Bowling: Get some free bowling by signing up with the Pinsiders Club.
4. Applebees: Sign up for its email club, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
5. Arby’s: Get a free milkshake on your birthday when you register with Arby’s.
6. Atlanta Bread: Get a free cookie on your birthday when you join the Loyalty Program.
7. Au Bon Pain: Join the Eclub, and get a free birthday lunch.
8. Auntie Anne’s: Sign up for Pretzel Perks, and get a free pretzel on your birthday.
9. Aveda: Receive a birthday gift valued at $23 when you join Aveda’s Pure Privilege for $10.
10. bareMinerals: Join the Friends and Benefits Program, and they’ll send you a gift on your birthday.
11. Barnes and Noble (Kids): Sign up for the B&N Kids’ Club, and your child gets a free cupcake on his/her birthday.
12. Baskin Robbins: Join its Birthday Club, and get free ice cream on your birthday.
13. bd’s Mongolian Grill: Get a free entree on your birthday when you join Club Mongo.
14. Benihana’s: Register for the Chef’s Table, and you’ll get a $30 birthday certificate.
15. Bennigan’s: Receive a BOGO entree as well as a free dessert when you sign up for its Eclub.
16. Big Boy: Join its Email Club, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
17. Bonefish Grill: Become a Bone Fish Grill Insider, and get special offers on your birthday.
18. Boston Market: Join the VIP Club, and get a special birthday surprise.
19. Buca di Beppo: You’ll receive a free pasta on your next visit as well as a $20 birthday gift for joining the Eclub.
20. Buffalo Wild Wings: Get a free birthday dessert when you join the Buffalo Circle.
21. Captain D’s: Get a special offer on your birthday when you join D’s Club.
22. Carrabba’s Italian Grill: Join Carrabba’s Amici Club, and get a free appetizer as well as a coupon for a BOGO free entree.
23. Chick-fil-A: Become an Email Insider, and get a special birthday offer. Chick-fil-A did inform us that the freebies are at the discretion of the franchise owner, so check with your local store for details.
24. Chili’s: Get free chips and guacamole when you join My Chili’s Rewards Club.
25. Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join the The Chuck E-Club, and get free tokens to help celebrate your child’s birthday.
26. Cinnabon: Subscribe to Club Cinnabon, and get a special gift on your birthday.
27. Cold Stone Creamery: Get a BOGO coupon for your birthday by signing up for the My Cold Stone Club.
28. Country Buffet: Sign up for the Crave Connection, and receive free meals on your big day. Note: This restaurant is closed, but you can get deals for Ryan’s, Hometown Buffet and Country Buffet — all in the same franchise.
29. Cracker Barrel: Go to Cracker Barrel on your birthday, and get a free dessert.
30. Culver’s: Enjoy a free birthday treat when you sign up for the Culver’s eClub.
31. CVS: Join the ExtraCare Beauty Club, and get $3 ExtraCare bucks on your birthday.
32. Dairy Queen: Receive a buy-one-get-one Blizzard coupon on your birthday by signing up for the Blizzard Fan Club.
33. Dave & Buster’s: Sign up for Dave & Buster’s Rewards, and get $10 in free game play.
34. Denny’s: Stop by Denny’s, and get a free Grand Slam on your birthday (with ID)!
35. Disney Movie: Get 100 free points for your birthday when you sign up for Disney Movie Rewards.
36. Don Pablo’s: Get a $10 gift card on your birthday when you become a Habaneros Member.
37. Dunkin’ Donuts: Get a free beverage on your birthday by signing up for the DD Perks Rewards Program.
38. Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get a free egg sandwich with a purchase on your birthday when you join the Shmear Society.
39. Firehouse Subs: Sign up for Firehouse Rewards for a free medium sub.
40. First Watch: Get a free entree when you sign up for the Sun EClub.
41. Friendly’s: When you become a BFF Club member, you’ll receive a free sundae on your birthday.
42. Fuddruckers: Get a special birthday offer when you join the Fudds Club.
43. Great American Cookies: Join the Cookie Club, and get a birthday surprise.
44. Hallmark: Get a free card and a coupon for 20% off one item when you become a Crown Rewards member.
45. Hard Rock: Sign up for Hard Rock Rewards for an annual birthday offer.
46. Helzberg Diamonds: Request a catalog to receive a birthday surprise.
47. Hooters: Join the Hooters Eclub for a free birthday gift.
48. IHOP: Sign up for the Pancake Revolution, and receive a free meal on your birthday.
49. Jack in the Box: Register to receive a special offer on your birthday.
50. Jersey Mike’s Subs: Get a free sub and drink when you sign up for the email club.
51. Joe’s Crab Shack: Register with Joe’s Catch, and receive a birthday treat.
52. Kmart: When you sign your child up for the Birthday Club, he/she will receive exclusive offers plus be entered to win $500.
53. Krispy Kreme: Join the eClub, and receive a free donut on your birthday.
54. Longhorn Steakhouse: Create a My Longhorn account, and get a free birthday treat.
55. Macaroni Grill: Sign up for the email club, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
56. Maggie Moo’s: Sign up for the Slab Happy Email, and get a free birthday surprise.
57. Marie Callender’s: Join the Eclub, and get exclusive birthday offers.
58. Medieval Times: Receive free admission when you sign up for email updates.
59. The Melting Pot: Join Club Fondue, and get a voucher for free chocolate fondue for two on your birthday.
60. Moe’s Southwest Grill: Get a coupon for a free birthday burrito when you join its eWorld.
61. Noodles & Company: Get a coupon on your birthday by joining the Noodles Family.
62. Not Your Average Joe’s Kitchen & Bar: Get a free birthday surprise when you sign up for the email club.
63. Olive Garden: Get a complimentary appetizer or dessert on your birthday by signing up for the eClub.
64. On the Border: Get a special birthday offer when you sign up for Club Cantina.
65. Panda Express: Register to receive emails and an exclusive offer on your birthday.
66. Panera: Join MyPanera, and get a free pastry on your birthday.
67. Perkins: Get a free slice of pie on your birthday when you sign up for MyPerkins.
68. P.F. Chang’s: Create an account, and get a free appetizer or dessert during your birthday month.
69. Pinkberry: Sign up for a Pinkcard or download the app, and receive a free yogurt on your birthday.
70. Qdoba: Receive a special birthday gift when you register for Qdoba Rewards.
71. Redbox: Sign up for the Redbox Play Pass, and receive a free birthday rental.
72. Red Lobster: Receive a birthday surprise when you join the Fresh Catch Club.
73. Red Robin: Register for the Red Robin Royalty Program, and get a free birthday burger.
74. Rita’s Italian Ice: Sign up for its Birthday Club, and get a free birthday treat.
75. Ruby Tuesday: Sign up with Ruby Tuesday, and score a free burger on your birthday.
76. Sbarro: Get free pizza on your birthday by joining the eClub.
77. Sephora: Register with Sephora, and receive a free gift on your birthday.
78. Smashbox: Register for the rewards program, and receive a free gift during your birthday month.
79. Sonic: Create a My Sonic account, and receive a special treat on your birthday.
80. Sonny’s BBQ: Get a free Big Deal Meal on your big day by joining the ‘Q Crew.
81. Souper Salad: Register for Souper Perks, and get a free meal during your birthday week.
82. The Spaghetti Warehouse: Join the Warehouse Club, and get a free meal on your birthday.
83. Starbucks: Get a free birthday drink by signing up for Starbucks Rewards.
84. Steak ‘n Shake: Join the eClub to get a free menu item on your birthday.
85. Subway: Sign up for the Subway Rewards Program and the sandwich-making company will add 20 points to your account on your birthday. FYI, 20 points will get you a free 21-ounce fountain drink (20 points), a free bag of chips (15 points) or two free cookies (10 points each).
86. Swagbacks: Get 50 free Swagbacks on your birthday.
87. TCBY: Join myTCBY, and receive special offers on your birthday.
88. Texas Roadhouse: Sign up for the email club, and get a birthday gift.
89. TGI Friday’s: Join the Friday’s Rewards program, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
90. Tony Roma’s: Sign up for the email and text club, and get a free entree on your birthday.
91. Toys R Us: Join Rewards R Us, and your child will receive a free card every year until his/her 10th birthday. Members are also entered to win monthly prizes.
92. Tropical Smoothie Cafe: Join Club Tropical, and get a special birthday offer.
93. ULTA Beauty: Receive a free gift by signing up for the Ultimate Rewards program.
94. Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Join the Uno Insider’s Club, and get a free entree on your birthday.
95. Victoria’s Secret: Sign up for an Angel Card, and get a birthday gift worth $10.
96. Waffle House: Become a member of the Waffle House Regulars Club to receive a free waffle on your birthday.
97. Wienerschnitzel: Join the Wiener Lovers’ Club, and get a free coupon each year on your birthday.
98. Wingstop: Get a free order of seasoned fries on your birthday when you sign up for The Club.
99. Yogurt Mountain: Join the YOMO Club, and get free yogurt on your birthday.
100. Zaxby’s: Get a free Nibbler on your birthday by signing up for the Zax Mail.
Enjoy! And Happy Birthday!
Your Turn: Where are you going on your birthday?