Best Birthday Freebies Available

Free rosé gummies, anyone?

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If you’re only relying on the birthday gifts you receive from friends and family, you’re missing out big time. We reached out to some of our favorite retailers, restaurants, and to see if they offer any free perks for those celebrating a birthday. And, surprise! They do! From dinner at your favorite restaurant, coupons from brands that rarely go on sale, sweets galore, and even a community birthday party, there are so many opportunities to make your birthday last all month.

Restaurants:

Benihana: The Chef’s Table members receive a complimentary $30 birthday certificate to use during their birth month.

Boston Market: VIP club members receive a free individual dessert or regular side with coupon during your birthday week.

Buca di Beppo: E-Club members will receive a coupon for a free birthday cake (serves up to four guests) when they make online reservations, as well as a coupon for money off a dine-in purchase. Guests must bring in the voucher and a valid ID showing date of birth within 30 days of the reservation.

California Pizza Kitchen: Pizza Dough rewards members receive a free birthday dessert any day during the month of their birthday.

Church’s Chicken: e-Club members will receive a printable coupon a few days before their birthday for a free leg, thigh, or tender strip of their choice.

El Pollo Loco: Loco Rewards members with a birthday get a choice of a free Original Chicken Tostada or 2 piece Fire-Grilled Chicken Meal (includes one leg, one thigh, and two small sides).

Fogo de Chao: Fogo eClub members receive $25 off the regular price of lunch or dinner during the month of their birthday.

Golden Corral: Good As Gold Club members receive a coupon for a free buffet (with the purchase of an adult buffet) in their e-mail during their birth month.

Joe’s Crab Shack: eClub members receive a voucher for a free appetizer during the month of their birthday.

Noodles & Company: Noodlegram eClub members receive a Rice Crispy treat on their birthday.

Red Robin: Red Robin Royalty eClub members receive a free birthday burger during their birthday month.

Ruby Tuesday: eClub members receive a voucher for a free burger or free garden bar entrée on their birthday.

Texas Roadhouse: Loyalty members will receive a text or an e-mail for a free appetizer (choose between a Cactus Blossom, fried pickles, cheese fries, Rattlesnack bites, or tater skins), or a Sidekick of ribs. Restaurants also have a special birthday saddle that guests can sit on while the restaurant staff gives the guest a big “Yee Haw!”

Walmart: Purchase a 1st Birthday cake from the Walmart Bakery with a value of $14.98 or higher, and receive a free 6” smash cake for baby.

Retailers:

Anthropologie: AnthroPerks members receive a 20 percent promotional code every year for their birthday.

Bare Necessities: E-mail subscribers receive a 20 percent off coupon for their next purchase, mailed during their birth month.

BaubleBar: Loyalty members receive a 20 percent off promotional code in their e-mail during their birth month.

Benefit BrowBar: All customers receive a free signature brow wax on their birthday at all Benefit Boutiques. Call the nearest location for more details.

Birchbox: Loyalty members receive $10 off an order of $50 or more with a birthday promo code e-mailed the first of the birthday month, and then again as a reminder on the member’s actual birthday.

Bloomingdales: Loyallist members and Bloomingdale’s card holders receive a Happy Birthday email that includes an offer for a $25 rewards card when they make a $100 or more purchase during their birth month. Top of the list credit card holders receive a set of silver birthday candles, and also receive an offer for a $50 rewards card when they make a $200 or more purchase during their birth month.

Brooks Brothers: Cardholders receive at $20 birthday card towards their next order in the mail, valid for the month of their birthday.

Current/Elliott: Newsletter subscribers will receive a $50 off coupon to use on purchases of $200 or more online or in-store on the first of the month, and a reminder e-mail on the fifteenth. Offer must be used during their birthday calendar month.

Dressbarn: Cardholders receive a $10 birthday coupon to use in store and online if they’ve made purchases with their card at least twice in the past calendar year.

Equipment: Newsletter subscribers will receive a $50 off coupon to use on purchases of $200 or more online or in-store on the first of the month, and a reminder e-mail on the fifteenth. Offer must be used during their birthday calendar month.

Henri Bendel: Every month, each store hosts a Birthday party for all customers celebrating a birthday that month and offers guests champagne, treats, and a special party favor. Customers celebrating a birthday also receive a 20 percent off coupon to use on a single purchase during that month. Cardholders receive a 25 percent off coupon for that month.

Honest Company: Honest Diaper and Wipes bundle subscribers receive a seven-pack of special birthday-print diapers and a card in the bundle delivered during their child’s birth month.

Joie: Newsletter subscribers will receive a $50 off coupon to use on purchases of $200 or more online or in-store on the first of the month, and a reminder e-mail on the fifteenth. Offer must be used during their birthday calendar month.

Minted: E-mail subscribers receive a 20 percent off promotional code valid for their birthday week each year.

Nine West: Nine Love loyalty members get a 25 percent off promotional code sent to their e-mail during their birth month.

Sugarfina: E-mail subscribers receive a free small candy cube of your choice (valued up to $8.50) on their birthday.

Spring: E-mail subscribers receive a 20 percent off coupon during their birth month.

Tervis: E-mail subscribers receive a 15 percent off coupon during their birth month.