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10 Free Items To Get on Your Birthday

I’ve got to be honest with you guys. I make a really big deal out of birthdays. I just love a good birthday celebration!

One of the great things about having a birthday is free stuff! I’m not talking about gifts, either. I’m talking about all the businesses that will give you free stuff on your birthday.

This is especially awesome if you’re on a tight budget. You get nice stuff at no cost!

Here are some popular companies that offer a free birthday treat. For all of these, you’ll need to sign up to an email list or join a free rewards program to get your birthday treat.

1. Starbucks: Free drink, plus 15% off anything you buy in their online store.

2. Baskin-Robbins: Free ice cream!

3. IHOP: Free stack of pancakes—and they’ll give you a free stack for just signing up too!

4. Redbox: Free rental, plus another free rental on the anniversary of the day you signed up.

5. ULTA Beauty: Gifts rotate each quarter. Past birthday freebies have included a mini mascara, hairspray and eye shadow.

6. Sephora: Free mini gift set from Tarte, Causdalie or Jack Black.

7. Subway: Free 6-inch sub and drink.

8. Moe’s Southwest Grill: Free birthday burrito.

9. Dairy Queen: Free blizzard!

10. Chili’s: Free appetizer or dessert.

This short list is just the start. So many other companies offer free birthday gifts—including Chick-fil-A, Cracker Barrel, LongHorn Steakhouse and Panera Bread.

So the next time your birthday rolls around, go out and enjoy it a little more with these freebies! You don’t even have to work it into the budget! Happy birthday to you.


  • AndreaReneeJ

    If you have all those restaurants near you, you can pretty much eat free food all day long! Red Robin gives a free burger if you’re signed up for their Royalty Card, too. 🙂

    • lzw

      I was just gonna mention RR too. 🙂

  • Kerri Lynn Lewin

    At Denny’s you get a free Grand Slam if you show your drivers’ license on your birthday.

  • Emily

    This is what my sister and I do. We eat and drink for free on our birthdays just going around to the different places. Some places you have to join their birthday club but it’s always easy to join.

  • Beth Price-Huntington

    Jersey Mike’s Subs…free regular size any sub

  • Amanda Zehner

    Captain D’s will give you a free meal for your birthday. And Ruby Tuesday’s will give you a free burger combo as well.

  • Tanya Hargrove

    Thanks Rachel for always reaching out to help make someone else day a little bit brighter. Shine on sista! It is my birthday this month! Blessing to you and your family!