By Colleen McTiernan
Birthdays come but once a year, and on that day the birthday girl/boy deserves to be pampered. But sometimes pampering can get a little expensive. Check out these free birthday goodies around town for a wallet-friendly way to be treated all day long. Most of these freebies do require prior signup, but just a little bit of work before the big day will add up to a lot of reward.
If you want to spend your birthday sipping away on a complimentary beverage, swing on over to one of the below!
Get a free birthday beverage by signing up for the DDPerks Rewards Program.
Sign up for Planet Smoothie’s Birthday Club for a free smoothie.
Sign up for My Starbucks Rewards 30 days before your birthday to receive a free beverage or treat! Starbucks usually adds this reward two days before your birthday, so you can start your celebrations a bit early.
If you’re looking to celebrate with a sweet treat, try visiting one (or all!) of the below for complimentary desserts.
Cold Stone Creamery
Sign up for the My Cold Stone Club and get a BOGO ice cream coupon along with a coupon for $3 off an ice cream cake.
Become a member of the Blizzard Fan Club for a coupon on your birthday!
Head on over to Dragonfly for a free birthday dessert. Just be sure to sign up for their rewards program beforehand.
Make plans to stop at Embers for a complimentary serving of house-made specialty ice cream. They also offer ice cream (or champagne!) for anniversaries.
Get a free birthday cupcake when you sign up for Gigi’s Cupcake Lovers Rewards.
Join the Harry’s mailing list and receive a coupon for a special birthday treat.
Download the Krispy Kreme Rewards app for a free birthday treat.
Looking for something a little more substantial? Check out the below for a free birthday meal!
Join the Free Lobster Birthday Club at Ballyhoogrill.com to receive a coupon for a free lobster to use on your birthday. Just be sure to bring your ID with you!
No sign up needed for this one! Just bring your ID and you can enjoy complimentary all you can eat Korean BBQ not just on your birthday, but two days before and two days after.
Sign up for Firehouse Rewards before your birthday to receive a free medium sub, valid once on your birthday or within the following six days.
Join IHOP’s Pancake Revolution and get a free birthday meal!
Moe’s Southwest Grill
Sign up for the rewards program and get free burrito on your birthday.
Become a Red Robin Royalty member for a free burger during your birthday month.
Sign up for the Zax Mail Club and receive a free Nibbler on your birthday.
Receive a $5 off coupon for your birthday after signing up for Ace Rewards.
American Eagle Outfitters
Sign up for AERewards and receive 15 percent off during your birthday month when you share your email.
Join DSW Rewards for a special birthday offer sent to your email.
Join the Factory First email list for an extra 20 percent off plus free shipping on your birthday.
Sign up for Sephora’s Beauty Insider club for a free mini set available for pickup at checkout online or in store during the month of your birthday.
Sun Country Sports Center
All customers in the Sun Country system receive a birthday card, and you can receive $5 off a birthday party package if you bring the card in!
Get a free birthday gift and double points on all purchases during your birthday month with by signing up for Ultamate Rewards.
Just by signing up for their email list, you’ll receive a coupon during your birthday month!
JUST FOR KIDS
Exclusively available to Rewards“R”Us members, your little one can sign up for Geoffrey’s birthday Club. Until your kiddo turns 10, he or she can receive a birthday card and special gift from Geoffrey every year.
For kiddos 12 and under, be sure to sign up for the Journeys Kidz Birthday Club. They’ll receive a birthday card along with a special offer, like a 15 percent off gift card.