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90+ Birthday Freebies and Perks for You

Before your celebration approaches, know which retailers, restaurants and recreational venues offer goodies!

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Harkiran Kalsi
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Celebrating a birthday, Sis? We hope your big day is filled with all the love, peace and joy you deserve. And if you need a little icing on the cake, how about free food, gifts and entertainment?

 Yes, free. To help you celebrate your big day, we’ve gathered some of the best birthday freebies from restaurants, clothing stores and other retailers. These companies will shower you with gifts on your special day and throughout your birthday month.

 In most cases, you’ll need to join a loyalty program or sign up for emails to snag these offers. (If you want to keep marketing emails out of your inbox, consider using a separate email address for these offers.) Also, you may need to sign up before your birthday to qualify for the offer, so be sure to read the fine print for all the details.

Now, on to the goodies …

Food & Drink

1. A&W Restaurants
Join the A&W Mug Club for a free root beer float on your special day.

2. Albertsons
Become an Albertsons’ for U® member, and you’ll get a birthday offer worth up to $10 (plus $5 off a $25 purchase when joining).

3. Anthony’s Coal Fired Pizza & Wings
Join the Coal Fired rewards program and get a free birthday pizza with a $5 or more purchase.

4. Applebee’s
You’ll get a tasty birthday surprise when you sign up for Applebee’s emails.

5. Auntie Anne’s
Sign up for Pretzel Perks and receive a delicious treat for your big day.

6. Bahama Breeze
Become an Island Insider and get a delicious birthday offer every year.

7. Baja Fresh
Join Club Baja Rewards and receive a special birthday offer.

8. Baskin-Robbins
Join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club, and you’ll get a coupon for a free scoop on your big day.

9. Benihana
When you register for The Chef’s Table, you’ll get a $30 Benihana Birthday Certificate during your birthday month. You’ll have to make a $30 purchase before using your certificate, and it’s only redeemable on weekdays. The restaurant also has a birthday offer for kids and grandkids ages 12 and under. Sign them up for the Kabuki Kids program, and they’ll receive a birthday certificate for a free mug with the purchase of any kids’ meal.

10. Black Angus Steakhouse
Join Prime Club Rewards and get a free Cowboy Cookie on your special day, plus double points during your entire birthday month.

11. Boston Market
Rotisserie Rewards members receive a free birthday cookie. To qualify, you must sign up at least seven days before your big day, and you’ll have 14 days to redeem your reward.

12. Buffalo Wild Wings
You’ll get free wings during your birthday month when you sign up for Blazin’ Rewards.

13. California Pizza Kitchen
When you become a CPK Rewards member, you’ll get a birthday dessert or entrée, depending on your membership level. 

14. The Capital Grille
Sign up for the Capital Grille Insider eClub and get an annual birthday treat.

15. Carvel
Become a Carvel Fudgie Fanatic for sweet perks like a free birthday cone and other deals throughout the year.

16. Cheddar’s Scratch Kitchen
When you join Cheddar’s eClub, you’ll get a free dessert on your birthday and half-birthday with the purchase of an entrée. You’ll also receive complimentary chips and homemade queso when signing up.

17. Chick-fil-A
Join Chick-fil-A One and get a delicious birthday reward, good for 30 days.

18. Chili’s
Enjoy a free birthday dessert when you join My Chili’s Rewards.

19. Cinnabon
When you sign up for Cinnabon’s E-club, you receive a sweet reward or bonus points for your birthday. You’ll need a certain number of points to qualify.

20. Cold Stone Creamery
Get a BOGO coupon on your birthday when you join Cold Stone Creamery’s rewards program.

21. Denny’s
Denny’s Rewards members get a delicious birthday treat every year. (Did you know AARP members get 15% off every visit?)

22. Dunkin’
When you join Dunkin’ Rewards, you’ll get bonus points on your birthday plus the day before and the day after, which you can redeem for free food and drinks.

23. Eddie V’s
Members of Eddie V’s eClub get an annual birthday surprise.

24. Edible Arrangements
Edible Rewards members get a 12-ct box of chocolate-dipped fruit on their birthday. To qualify, you must sign up before your birthday month and have spent at least $29 in the past year.

25. Fogo de Chão
Dine at Fogo de Chão on your birthday, and you’ll get a complimentary dessert with your meal. And if you join the Fogo eClub, you’ll get an extra birthday surprise.

26. Hard Rock Cafe
Become a Unity by Hard Rock loyalty member and get a complimentary birthday dessert at Hard Rock Cafe. Some locations have additional birthday offers.

27. Hooters
Get free wings on your birthday when you join the HootClub.

28. IHOP
Join the International Bank of Pancakes rewards program and get free birthday pancakes.

29. Krispy Kreme
Krispy Kreme Rewards members get a sweet reward during their birthday month. You’ll also get a free doughnut and additional member offers when you sign up.

30. LongHorn Steakhouse
Subscribe to the LongHorn eClub, and get a special offer and coupons for your big day.

31. McAlister’s Deli
Get a special birthday treat as a McAlister’s Rewards member.

32. Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt
Get a free $5 froyo on your birthday when you register for the mySmileage rewards program.

33. Moe’s Southwest Grill
Sign up for the Moe Rewards program and get a free birthday burrito.

34. Noodles & Company
Noodles Rewards members get a free dessert or entrée on their big day.

35. Olive Garden
Any guest who dines in on their birthday can get a free dessert. Also, join the Olive Garden eClub, and you’ll get an additional special offer for your birthday.

36. Panera Bread
Join MyPanera rewards and get a delicious birthday surprise.

37. Papa Murphy’s
You’ll get a free birthday pizza (up to a $16 value) as a Papa Murphy’s Insider.

38. P.F. Chang’s
Enjoy a complimentary birthday dessert or appetizer when you become a P.F. Chang’s Rewards member.

39. Red Lobster
Enroll in My Red Lobster Rewards and complete your profile to get a Birthday Reward on your big day.

40. Red Robin
When you sign up for Red Robin’s Royalty program, you’ll get treated to a free burger during your birthday month.

41. Ruby Tuesday
Join Ruby Rewards for a free dessert or an add-on Garden Bar during your birthday month.

42. Seasons 52
You’ll get an annual birthday offer when you join the Seasons 52 eClub. New members also get a complimentary flatbread.

43. Sprinkles
Become a loyalty rewards member and get one free cupcake on your birthday. Move up in member tiers, and the rewards get even sweeter — up to a dozen free cupcakes.

44. Starbucks
Starbucks Rewards members get an annual birthday reward good for one drink or food item (some exclusions apply). To qualify, you must join the program at least seven days before your big day and make at least one Star-earning transaction.

45. Taco Bell
Become a Taco Bell Rewards member and get a free birthday gift.

46. TGI Fridays
Join Fridays Rewards, and you’ll get an annual birthday treat.

47. Yard House
Join the Yard House eClub and receive a complimentary dessert on your birthday. New members also get a free appetizer.

Shoes & Clothing

48. Adidas
AdiClub members in Levels 2 and up get a free birthday gift.

49. American Eagle & Aerie
Get birthday coupons when you join Real Rewards by American Eagle and Aerie.

50. Anthropologie
As an AnthroPerks member, you’ll get a special birthday bonus.

51. Athleta
You’ll get an extra bonus for your special day when you become an Athleta Rewards member.

52. Banana Republic
Banana Republic Rewards members get extra perks for their big day.

53. DSW
Become a DSW VIP, and you’ll get a $5 reward for your birthday. Elite members (those who have spent $500 in the past year) get a $10 reward.

54. Express
When you become an Express Insider, you’ll score a $5 birthday reward; as you earn points, your reward can be as much as $40. You’ll also get something special for your half-birthday.

55. Famous Footwear
As a Famously You Rewards member, you’ll get $5 Birthday Reward Cash plus double points on all purchases during your birthday month.

56. Finish Line
Become a Status Member and get a treat on your special day.

57. Foot Locker
Sign up for FLX Rewards and get a special birthday offer for your big day.

58. Gap
Join the Gap Good Rewards program, and you’ll get extra perks for your birthday.

59. H&M
Enjoy an annual birthday surprise when you become an H&M member.

60. JCPenney
Sign up for JCPenney Rewards, and you’ll get a surprise offer on your birthday if you’ve earned points in the last 12 months.

61. Kohl’s
Get a special birthday gift as a Kohl’s Rewards member — as long as you’ve made a purchase the month before.

62. Lane Bryant
When you join Lane Rewards, you’ll get an annual birthday offer. (A minimum purchase may be required.)

63. Macy’s
Become a Macy’s Star Rewards member and receive an annual birthday surprise. The value of the gift may vary for each member, and you may have to make a purchase or visit a store location to get it. Also, you must have shopped with your membership in the past year to be eligible.

64. Old Navy
Join the ON Navyist Rewards program and get bonus points or free items for your birthday.

65. Victoria’s Secret
If you’re a Victoria’s Secret cardholder, you’ll get a $10 or $15 reward for your birthday.

66. White House Black Market
WHBM Rewards+ members get an annual birthday surprise. You must have made a purchase within the past 12 months to qualify.

Health & Beauty

67. Aveda
Join Aveda Plus Rewards for an exclusive gift and double points on your birthday. Keep in mind the program has a one-time $10 enrollment fee.

68. bareMinerals
Join the Good Rewards program and receive an annual birthday gift.

69. The Body Shop
Join the Love Your Body Club, and you’ll get a $10 reward to use during your birthday month.

70. CVS
ExtraCare members get $3 ExtraBucks Rewards for their special day.

71. Fresh
New Fresh Rewards members get a $10 coupon during their birthday month. Get up to a $20 coupon when you move up in member tiers.

72. Kiehl’s
Join My Kiehl’s Rewards and get an annual birthday treat.

73. Lancôme
Sign up for My Lancôme Rewards, and you’ll get a 20% off coupon for your birthday. You’ll also get some bonus points as you move up in tiers.

74. M·A·C
Join the M·A·C Lover loyalty program, and you’ll get an annual birthday offer plus double points all month.

75. Pattern
Members of Pattern Rewards get birthday points on their big day, redeemable for products or discounts.

76. Sephora
Beauty Insiders choose from multiple gift sets or bonus points for their birthday; members in the highest tier get an additional treat.

77. Smashbox
Join the Smashcash loyalty program and get some birthday swag.

78. Tarte
Join Tarte Perks, and get an exclusive birthday gift every year.

79. Ulta Beauty
Ultamate Rewards members get a gift and double points during their birthday month. Members in the two highest tiers also get a $10 coupon.

80. Urban Decay
Become a Beauty Junkie and get a birthday surprise every year.

Home & Office

81. Ace Hardware
As an Ace Rewards member, you’ll get a $5 Birthday coupon yearly — $10 if you reach Premier status. New members also get a $5 Welcome offer.

82. The Container Store
Join the Organized Insider program and get a special discount for your birthday every year.

83. IKEA
Join the IKEA Family program, and you’ll get a birthday surprise when you opt into emails.

84. Office Depot & Office Max
Get exclusive birthday offers when you join the Office Depot OfficeMax Rewards Program and reach VIP status (you’ll have to spend $500 in 12 months).

85. World Market
You’ll get a surprise offer on your birthday when you join World Market Rewards.

Books, Entertainment & Hobbies

86. AMC
Become an AMC Stubs Insider, and you’ll score a large popcorn during your birthday month, plus several perks throughout the year. Members of the paid membership club get a large popcorn and drink.

87. Barnes & Noble
Become a B&N Premium Member and get a special birthday offer. Plus, your kids or grandkids under 12 get a free café treat on their big day. (Note that there is a $40 annual fee for the B&N premium Membership.)

88. Cinemark
Become a Cinemark Movie Fan and get an annual birthday reward.

89. Harkins Theatres
When you join My Harkins Awards, you’ll get a $5 birthday award, good for snacks, drinks and other treats.

90. Michaels
Join the Michaels Rewards Program and get an annual birthday perk.

91. Redbox
When you join Redbox Perks, you’ll get a $2 reward code for your birthday, good at Redbox Kiosks or On Demand. New members also get a free one-night disc rental or $2 OFF On Demand when signing up.

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