How to Get Free Things for your Birthday This Year

by Emily on October 26, 2011

It’s your birthday, and it comes around once a year every year, and you should not be spending money on yourself on that special day. Everyone would love to be showered with gifts on their birthday, but with the economy as it is, not all the people in your life will be able to do so. You don’t have to depend on your family and friends to have a great time on your birthday; you can do so all by yourself. By following these tips and signing up for store and restaurant free rewards programs you can have a fantastic birthday this year. as a rewards program in which you get points for every dollar you spend at the store or online. They will also send you discount codes and special promotional items at least once a month as a member of their rewards program. The best part comes on your birthday- a free gift. This year’s gift is a body wash from philosophy called birthday cake. This is a great gift for all the ladies and for the guys, you can always re-gift this as a wonderful stocking stuffer. Cost plus world market gives you a 10% off coupon for joining their Explorer’s Club as well as another on your birthday.

Food wise there are a ton of free things you can receive on your birthday. Let’s start with appetizers and move your way to desserts for a full, delicious meal to celebrate your big day. Wingstop gives you a free coupon for large hand cut fries for your birthday. Benihana gives you a $30.00 birthday gift certificate to spend when you join their Chef’s Table Club. Dave & Busters gives you a free $5 game card to spend on your birthday. When you join the Maggiano’s birthday club you get a coupon for $10 off towards a meal purchase. At Texas Roadhouse you get the choice of a free appetizer or dessert on your birthday. TGI Fridays’s gives you a coupon for a free appetizer just for signing up for their rewards program and you also get a coupon for a free appetizer for your birthday.

There are even places where you can receive free full meals for your birthday when you sign up for their rewards program. You can start your birthday off at Denny’s for a free grand slam breakfast or at Brueger’s bagels where you can enjoy a free bagel with cream cheese. At Bennigan’s you get one free entree when you buy another and also a free brownie sundae. At Red Robin, Fuddrucker’s and Ruby Tuesday you get a free burger on your birthday. Firehouse Sub’s gives you a free sub on your birthday. Houlihan’s gives you a free entrée on your birthday. QDoba and Moe’s offer you free burritos for your birthday. Noodles & Company presents you with a free noodle dish on your birthday. At Hooter’s you can enjoy 10 free wings.

The most common offer for free food on your birthday is desserts. Cold stone creamery and Baskin Robbins both give you free ice cream to celebrate your birthday. Here is a quick list of other places that offer you free dessert and or ice cream for your birthday:

  • Applebee’s
  • Ben and Jerry’s
  • PF Chang’s
  • Macaroni Grill
  • Friendly’s
  • Cracker Barrel
  • Buffalo Wild Wing
  • Chevy’s
  • Dairy Queen.

Before or after that free dessert you can grab a free cup of coffee at Starbucks, Dunkin Donuts, Caribou Coffee.

We all love free stuff and getting things for free makes us all happy. So add a little extra birthday cheer into your day this year and take advantage of all the deals your favorite places have to offer.  Do you know of any other birthday freebies?  Leave them in a comment below.

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  • Christine Williamson

    Just wanted to add another birthday gift to your list. Longhorn offers a free dessert on your birthday if you join their club. And they have some pretty delicious desserts!

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