Big List of Birthday Freebies
You've been waiting all year for this one day and it's finally here! Take advantage of the one day of the year that people have to be nice to you. So nice, in fact, that you can got a lot of free stuff just because it's your big day.
For most of these freebies, you'll have to sign up for a free newsletter, which often times has coupons for the other 364 days of the year.
Applebee's: Free dessert
Benihana: Dinner certificate worth $30 to use during the month of your birthday
Bennigan's: BOGO entree + free brownie ice cream dessert
Buca di Beppo: Free appetizer (+ free dessert for signing up!)
Buffalo Wild Wings: Free dessert
Denny's: Free Grand Slam
IHOP: Free meal on your birthday (+ free meal for signing up!)
Johnny Rockets: Free burger
Maggiano's: $10 off coupon (+ $10 off just for joining!)
Noodle's & Company: Free dish
Outback Steakhouse: Free dessert
P.F. Changs: Free dessert
Red Lobster: Free appetizer
Red Robin: Free burger (+ signup bonus!)
Ruby Tuesday's: Free burger (+ BOGO coupon with signup)
TGI Friday's: Free appetizer (+ free appetizer for signing up!)
Barnes & Noble: Free cupcake and digital Tikatok book
CVS: $3 ExtraCare Bucks Hallmark: Free card + 20% off one item
Kmart: $5 Birthday Bucks
Desserts & Coffee
Auntie Annie's: Free Pretzel
Baskin Robbins - Coupon for a free 2.5oz scoop of ice cream on your birthday
Ben & Jerry's - Free ice cream
Caribou Coffee: Free coffee drink (just print!)
Cold Stone Creamery - Free ice cream (good for one week before and one week after)
Dairy Queen - Free ice cream cone (+ blizzard for signing up!)
Dunkin' Donuts: Free medium beverage (plus another just for signing up for their Dunkin' Perks program!)
Krispy Kreme: Free donut
Starbucks: Free drink
For Kids Only (Parents have to set up accounts)
Boston Market: Free kid's meal for their birthday
Burger King: Free kids meal for their birthday
California Pizza Kitchen: Free Kids meal for their birthday
Denny's: Free kids entree and sundae for ages 10 and under
Friendly's: free kids meal for ages 12 and under (with purchase of an adult meal, but good for a full month!)
KMart - $5 in Birthday Bucks, a birthday crown, a happy birthday certificate, and a birthday fun pack with surprise goodies.
Sonic: Free Wacky Pack kid's meal for their birthday
Toys R Us: Free gift card ($5, mailed to parents) and birthday card for kids 10 and under. Visiting a store nets a crown, balloon, and birthday wishes over the loudspeaker.
These companies are happy to give you something free in return for you having a good experience and possibly coming back or buying something else. Plus, usually shopping happens in groups, so getting your friend to buy something makes it worth it for them!
What other birthday freebies do you know about?