Birthday Freebies 2021 — The Ultimate List
Birthday freebies are definitely cause for celebration, so we’ve put together a list of 100 places where you can get them, completely updated for 2021.
Most require you to sign up for their email list or join their rewards club at least seven days before your birthday.
So get busy now and enjoy the free stuff on your birthday as it rolls in on your big day.
Birthday Freebies in 2021: Where to Get Them
Here is a list of restaurants and retailers that will provide you with birthday freebies. Be sure to sign up in advance.
A&W All American Food
Get a free root beer float on your birthday by joining the Mug Club.
Sign up for ABC Liquor Access to get a “birthday gift.”
Become an AMC Stubs Insider to get a free large popcorn during your birthday month.
Join the Anthro Loyalty program and get a “special treat to celebrate your birthday.”
Sign up for the email club, and your birthday freebies include $5 off when you spend at least $25 and a free appetizer when you join.
Sign up for Arby’s emails and get a free milkshake and curly fries on your birthday when you buy any sandwich. You’ll also get a free small fries and small soft drink when you opt in.
Au Bon Pain
Join the Eclub, and get a free coffee and pastry on your birthday. You’ll also get a travel mug and daily discounts on coffee just for signing up.
Download the Pretzel Perks app, and get a free pretzel as a birthday freebie.
You need to spend $10 to join Aveda’s loyalty rewards program, but you’ll receive a birthday gift valued at $23, as well as double points for your next Aveda purchase.
Sign up for Club Baja to get a “special offer” on your birthday.
Sign up for the Friends and Benefits loyalty program to get “birthday gifts.”
Create an account, join the Birthday Club, and get a free scoop of ice cream on your birthday.
When you sign up to receive Banana Republic’s emails, you can opt to also get a “birthday gift.”
bd’s Mongolian Grill
Get a free meal when you join the bd’s Rewards eClub, plus get a $5 coupon as birthday freebies just for signing up.
Register for the Chef’s Table, and you’ll get a $30 birthday certificate.
Join My Best Buy to get a “birthday gift.”
Joining the I Love Big Boy email club gets you a free meal on your birthday.
Join Premier Rewards Plus and get a free Pizookie for your birthday. What’s that? It’s a big, warm cookie smothered in ice cream… yum. What’s even better is you don’t have to wait for your birthday – you’ll also get a free Pizookie just for signing up.
Black Angus Steakhouse
Join the Prime Club to get a free steak dinner.
Get a free Bo-Berry Biscuit with a purchase on your birthday by joining the Bojangles’ eClub.
Birthday freebies for people in the Bruegger’s Bagels eClub: A “free treat” on their birthday, as well as a free bagel and cream cheese just for signing up.
Buca di Beppo
You’ll receive a free pasta after signing up, as well as a $20 birthday gift for joining the eClub.
Buffalo Wild Wings
Sign up for Blazin’ Rewards to get free birthday wings during your birth month.
Join Fudgie Fanatics to receive a free treat for your birthday. You can get a small soft serve birthday cone, take $2 off any cake (except for a small square) or take $3 off any sheet cake.
Chevys Fresh Mex
Sign up for the eClub to get a free entree on their birthday, as well as a free appetizer for signing up.
Join Chick-fil-A One to get a “birthday reward.”
Get a free dessert for your birthday when you join My Chili’s Rewards Club, plus get free chips and salsa or a non-alcoholic beverage with every visit!
Join the Chipotle rewards program to get free chips and guacamole on your birthday when you make a purchase of $5 or more. When you sign up and make your first purchase, you’ll also get free chips and a choice of guacamole, queso blanco or salsa.
Subscribe to Club Cinnabon to get a free iced coffee on your birthday and a free order of BonBites for signing up.
Cold Stone Creamery
Get a BOGO coupon for your birthday by signing up for the My Cold Stone Club. You’ll also get a BOGO coupon just for signing up!
Join the Greater Rewards program and get a “birthday gift” in addition to a welcome gift from the sportswear and outdoor gear retailer.
Join the POP! (Perfectly Organized Perks) program to get a birthday gift.
Enjoy a free sundae on your birthday when you sign up for MyCulver’s. You’ll also get a BOGO value basket when you sign up.
Join the ExtraCare Beauty Club and get “birthday gifts with beauty surprises,” as well as 10% off for joining.
If you’re in the Raving Fan eClub, you can enjoy a regular-size premium shake for your birthday, plus you’ll get two free grilled chicken tacos when you sign up.
Sign up for Denny’s Rewards program online or via the mobile app. Your birthday freebies will be 20% off your next visit, plus a free stack of buttermilk pancakes on your birthday when you order online at Dennys.com.
Designer Shoe Warehouse (DSW)
Join the free DSW VIP Club to get a $5 birthday reward. You’ll also get $5 on your birthday if you spend $200 annually as a VIP Gold member, and you’ll get $10 if you spend $500 annually as a VIP Elite member.
Get free Dippin’ Dots for your birthday when you join the Dot Crazy! Email Club.
Get a free beverage on your birthday by signing up for the DD Perks Rewards Program.
Birthday freebies: Join Edible Rewards and receive a free 12-count chocolate dipped fruit box (valued at $29.99) during your birthday month. You’ll also get a $5 coupon for signing up (valid for 30 days).
Einstein Bros. Bagels
Get a free egg sandwich with a purchase on your birthday when you join the Shmear Society — not totally free, but hey, you’ll need something to help wash that sandwich down. You’ll have 14 days to claim your reward.
Join the Famous Nation and get a free dessert with a value of up to $9.00 for your birthday.
Famously You Rewards participants get a $5 birthday cash reward.
Sign up for Firehouse Rewards for a free medium sub on your birthday or in the six days that follow it.
Birthday freebies come in the form of a BOGO breakfast, brunch or lunch when you sign up for the Sun EClub.
Sign up for the BFF Club and receive a free birthday sundae.
Join the Godiva Rewards Club and receive a free birthday chocolate offer every year.
Habit Burger Grill
Be sure to join Habit Burger Grill’s CharClub to enjoy a free Charburger on your birthday.
Sign up for My Harkins Rewards and receive a $5 birthday coupon to use at the concessions.
Sign up for Hard Rock Rewards to get an “annual birthday offer” from the cafe and shops.
Get 10 free boneless birthday wings when you sign up for Hootclub. You’ll also get $5 off your first purchase of $25 or more when you join.
Houlihan’s Restaurant and Bar
Sign up for the Email club to get a free birthday entree, plus $10 off just for joining.
Sign up for MyHop and get free pancakes on your birthday. You’ll also get free pancakes on the anniversary of your sign-up.
J. Crew Factory
When you sign up for Factory First, you’ll get an extra 20% off and free shipping as birthday freebies. You’ll also get an extra 15% off your first purchase after signing up.
Receive a birthday gift when you sign up for JCPenney Rewards. If you are not a JCPenney credit cardholder, you must have earned points within the last 21 months.
Jersey Mike’s Subs
Get a free birthday sub when you sign up for the email club.
Kendra Scott offers a 50% birthday discount on one fashion jewelry or color bar item. It also offers a 25% discount on fine jewelry, sterling silver jewelry or gold vermeil jewelry. You can also get 25% off a home goods item. Find out more information here.
Sign up for the Kohl’s Rewards program and get a “special birthday gift.”
Join Krispy Kreme Rewards to receive a free Original Glazed Dozen. You’ll also get a free doughnut when you sign up.
Join the Longhorn Steakhouse’s eClub and get “special offers and coupons” on your birthday. You’ll also get a free appetizer when you sign up.
Join the eClub, and get $5 off the purchase of two entrees, plus two free slices of pie, the choice of a free “Marie’s Magnificent Six” or a free slice of pie with the purchase of an entree on your birthday. You’ll also get a special dine-in offer for signing up. The company also sends special offers for your wedding anniversary and allows you to add family members so they can get birthday rewards.
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Register for Rockin’ Rewards and get a coupon for a free birthday burrito, plus a free cup of queso just for signing up.
Nothing Bundt Cakes
Join the Nothing Bundt Cakes eClub and get a Bundtlet as a birthday freebie.
Opt into the Birthday Club when you subscribe to Old Navy’s emails to get a “free birthday gift.”
Get a complimentary dessert on your birthday by signing up for the eClub. You’ll get a free dessert or appetizer when you sign up.
On the Border
Join Club Cantina and get free queso on your birthday, and just for signing up.
Join the Pandora Club get a 15% discount during their birthday month. This offer can only be used one time and is valid on regular-priced jewelry only.
Sign up for My Wei Rewards and choose from these birthday freebies: crab wontons, traditional edamame, vegetable spring rolls or pork egg roll. The reward will automatically appear in your app seven days prior to your birthday.
Sign up for MyPerkins Club to receive a free Magnificent Seven meal on your birthdays. The meal includes two eggs, any way you like, plus two smoked bacon strips and three buttermilk pancakes. Plus you’ll get a 20% off coupon for signing up. You will also be able to add your children ages 12 and under so they can get birthday rewards, too.
Sign up for a Pinkcard or download the app, and receive a free yogurt on your birthday.
Register for the Pita Pit Rewards Club and receive a free pita on your birthday.
Join the Hut Rewards program to get a “birthday reward.”
Join the Planet Smoothie Club and receive a free smoothie for your birthday.
Sign up for Redbox Perks and receive a free birthday rental (it must be used within 60 days). You’ll also get a free one-night rental for signing up (that offer is valid for two weeks).
Enjoy a “birthday surprise” when you sign up for the My Red Lobster Rewards program.
Register for the Red Robin Royalty Program, and get a free birthday burger.
Get a free Italian ice on your birthday when you download Rita’s Ice App.
Romano’s Macaroni Grill
Sign up for the email club, and get a free dessert on your birthday.
As a participant of So Connected, you’ll get a choice of a free burger or a free garden bar entree on your birthday. You’ll also get a free appetizer for signing up.
Join the Slice Society to get a birthday surprise. You’ll also get a free New York slice when you buy a beverage after signing up.
Get a free Big Deal Combo meal on your big day by joining the ‘Q Crew, plus a $5 coupon just for registering. Double the birthday freebies.
Receive a free cupcake for your birthday when you join Sprinkles Perks.
Get a birthday beverage or food item by signing up for Starbucks Rewards.
Sign up for the Subway MyWay Rewards program and the sandwich-making company will give you “something special” on your birthday.
As a birthday reward, “you’ll receive a Swag Up for a 55 SB credit when you redeem your next gift card.”
Be sure to check out our Swagbucks review for how to get the most out of Swagbucks.
Sign up for TCBY emails, and receive your first 3 ounces free on your birthday.
Sign up for the email club and you’ll get a free appetizer or a sidekick of ribs on your birthday.
The Melting Pot
Join Club Fondue to get a “birthday voucher.”
The Spaghetti Warehouse
Join the Warehouse Club, and get a free meal on your birthday, plus a free appetizer with an entree purchase for signing up.
Become a Flathead and receive a free dessert for your birthday. You’ll also get a free Tijuana Trio when you sign up.
Tropical Smoothie Cafe
Download the Tropical Smoothie Cafe app to be eligible for a birthday reward. What you get depends on your loyalty status, but it ranges from a $2 reward to a free menu item.
As an Ultamate Rewards member, you’ll get an offer for extra bonus points on all purchases during your birthday month.
Download the Uniqlo app to get a birthday coupon during your birthday month.
Uno Pizzeria & Grill
Join the Uno Insider’s Club, and receive a free dessert on your birthday, as well as a free appetizer with an entree purchase when you join.
Make sure you join the Waffle House Regulars Club to receive a free waffle on your birthday. You’ll also get free hashbrowns when you sign up.
Join the Wiener Lovers’ Club, and get a free coupon each year on your birthday, plus a free chili dog for joining.
Sign up for World Market Rewards to get a “surprise offer” on your birthday, plus a 15% coupon for joining.
Join the YOMO Club, and get free yogurt on your birthday.
Sign up for the Zax Club and get a free Big Zax Snak on your birthday, plus a free sandwich meal for signing up.
There you have it. The top 100 birthday freebies of 2021 — no candles or wishes required!