The Dealhack Birthday Freebies Guide is the result of our quarterly survey of brands that offer special rewards, discounts, and gifts on your birthday.
The list currently contains 143 brands conveniently broken down into 6 categories, and every three months we independently verify each and every brand. You can also download this in PDF format so you can keep a copy in your phone or computer.
There are hundreds of stores out there that offer gifts on your special day when you sign up for email newsletters, register to loyalty programs, apply for a store credit card, or by simply downloading their app! Most of these reward programs are free, and some even offer extra bonuses or free treats when you sign up!
Beauty & Makeup Freebies
Aveda: Register to Aveda’s Birthday Program and get one free 30mL aromatic nourishing compostion oil for bath body and scalp on your birthday. You can redeem your gift online or by visiting your local Aveda store.
bareMinerals: Join the FAB Loyalty Program and get 15% off your first purchase when you complete your online profile. You also receive a birthday gift every year, in addition to $10 off every $150 you spend on bareMinerals products.
Clarins: New members of Clarins Passport to Beauty will get 3 samples on their first order, plus free shipping when spend $75 or more. They also earn reward points on every purchase and a special gift on their birthday.
CVS: You’ll get a 10% coupon from CVS right after you sign up for their ExtraCare BeautyClub for email newsletters, early access to deals, and birthday rewards.
Kiehl’s: Get a free lip balm or travel size gift on your birthday when you sign up to Kiehl’s Rewards Loyalty Program so you can earn points for every purchase.
Kohl’s: Sign up for Kohl’s Yes2You Rewards and earn 1 point for every $1 you spend. Members receive a gift on their birthday and get $5 off for every 100 reward points they accumulate.
NYX: Join the NYX Makeup Crew to receive a birthday gift every year, a special offer on NYX’s anniversary, and access to the latest promotions and events.
Sephora: Sephora offers free beauty classes and a special gift for your birthday when you sign up for their Beauty Insider program.
Smashbox: Get 50 bonus points and a 15% discount on your first order when you register to Smashcash rewards. You will also receive special gifts on your birthday and anniversary as a member of Smashbox Loyalty.
Tarte Cosmetics: Join Tarte Rewards for exclusive email promotions and a special birthday gift from Tarte Cosmetics.
The Body Shop: Enjoy a $10 reward on your birth month when you register to The Body Shop’s Love Your Body Club. For every 100 reward points you earn, a $10 discount will be applied to your next order.
ULTA: ULTA offers a special gift to members of Ultamate Rewards when they activate 2X Points on their birth month.
Argo Tea: Download the LoyalTea Club app and register for free. Once you reach PrioriTea status and above you can get a free drink ($5 value).
BIGGBY Coffee: Join BIGGBY Coffee’s B-Happy Lounge for email offers and apply for a BIGGBY card to get a free drink on your birthday.
Bojangles: Join Bojangles’ eClub to receive one free 1/2 gallon of their Legendary Iced Tea with your first purchase, and one free Bo-Berry Biscuit with any purchase on your birthday every year.
Caribou Coffee: Sign up for Caribou Perks to get a free drink of any size on your birthday. You can also redeem one free drink for every 120 reward points that you earn.
Dunkin: Become a member DD Perks and you will get a free beverage on your birthday. Earn 5 reward points for every $1 you spend at Dunkin, and once you reach 200 points you can redeem one free beverage. Exclusions apply.
Dunn Brothers Coffee: Download the Dunn Brothers Rewards App for a $3 sign up bonus, and on your birthday you will receive a $5 gift. You can also save $3 for every $50 you spend on Dunn Brothers Coffee products.
Hard Rock Cafe: Hard Rock Cafe offers priority seating, exclusive promotions, and a birthday gift every year to members of Hard Rock Rewards.
Jamba Juice: Get a free smoothie on your birthday when you download the app and sign up for Jamba Juice Rewards.
Peet’s Coffee: Peet’s Coffee offers one free beverage of any size on your birthday when you sign up for Peetnik Rewards. You can also redeem one free beverage for every 15 reward points you collect when using the app.
Planet Smoothie: Planet Smoothie offers a free smoothie on your birthday when you join their eClub for email and text message updates on Planet Smoothie’s latest products and promos.
Starbucks: Enjoy one free drink of choice on your birthday when you sign up for My Starbucks Rewards. Members will also get free refills on brewed coffee and tea, extra Star points, and other exclusive perks.
Bread & Pastry Freebies
Au Bon Pain Cafe Bakery: Get a free travel mug when you join the Au Bon Pain eClub. You also receive daily discounts on coffee and a birthday gift every year.
Auntie Anne’s: Download Auntie Anne’s Pretzel Perks app and get a free pretzel when you spend $1 or more on your first order, a birthday gift every year, and a free pretzel for every 250 points you earn.
Bruegger’s Bagels: Enjoy a free bagel w/ cream cheese when you sign up for Bruegger’s Inner Circle rewards. Each year, members also receive one free bagel w/ cream cheese.
Cinnabon: Get one free Minibon roll when you subscribe to Club Cinnabon for email updates and offers. You will also receive a special treat on your birthday. Restrictions apply.
Corner Bakery Cafe: Enjoy one free treat when you join the Corner Bakery eClub for email news and exclusive offers.
Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get a free Bagel & Schmear with your first order at Einstein Bros. Bagels when you sign up for Shmear Society rewards. You also get a free egg sandwich with any single purchase on your birthday.
Great American Cookie: Enjoy exclusive birthday offers from Great American Cookie when you sign up to their email club.
Krispy Kreme: Sign up for Krispy Kreme’s Inner Circle newsletter not later than 4 weeks before your birthday to receive $10 off your next order and one free box of 4 Original Glazed donuts that can be redeemed in-store.
La Madeleine: Join La Madeleine Rewards and get one free Lemon Madeleine or butter croissant as a sign up bonus. On your birthday, you can get one free pastry or slice of cake.
Nothing Bundt Cakes: Register to the Nothing Bundt Cakes eClub for email announcements and exclusive offers, and you will also get a free Bundtlet on your birthday.
Panera Bread: Get a free birthday treat from Panera Bread when you register to MyPanera Rewards. You can also download the app for easy online orders and access to exclusive promotions.
Shari’s Cafe: Enjoy one free slice of pie when you sign up for Shari’s Rewards Program and get another free slice on your birthday. Once you purchased 12 pies at Shari’s Cafe, your next pie is free. And when you have bought a total of 5 pie shakes, the 6th one you order is also free.
Sprinkles: Become a Sprinkles Perks member and receive a free cupcake on the the Wednesday before your birthday. More free cupcakes and exclusive rewards can be redeemed once you reach 20 or more visits at Sprinkles.
Chocolate & Ice Cream Freebies
Baskin-Robbins: Enjoy a complimentary ice cream scoop on your birthday when you join the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club for free.
Carvel: Carvel offers free ice cream on your birthday when you sign up as a Fudgie Fanatics member for email promotions.
Cold Stone Creamery: Cold Stone Creamery offers a Buy 1 get 1 free Creation coupon to new members of My Cold Stone Club Rewards in addition to 25 bonus points, an extra Buy 1 get 1 free Creation coupon on your birthday, and other special offers.
Dairy Queen: Join Dairy Queen’s Blizzard Fan Club for exclusive news and promotions, including a special offer on your birthday.
Edible Arrangements: Become a member of Edible Rewards to receive a free birthday treat, exclusive email offers, and free box of chocolate-dipped fruits with every 3rd purchase.
Dippin’ Dots: Become a member of Dot Crazy! Email Club for free Dippin’ Dots on your birthday, in addition to special coupons and email updates on the latest promos.
Friendly’s: Join Friendly’s BFF Club and get $1 off 2 ice cream cartons upon sign up, email updates on Friendly’s latest, promos, and a $3 birthday discount on ice cream cakes.
Godiva: Become a member of Godiva Rewards Club and get free shipping on your next order, members-only exclusive deals, and a birthday chocolate gift every year.
Graeter’s: Join Graeter’s Sweet Rewards for a special treat your birthday. Earn reward points for every purchase of ice cream and other desserts using Graeter’s mobile app.
Maggie Moo’s / Marble Slab Creamery: Register to Slab’s Happy Rewards for a $5 discount on your first order, and you get $5 off every time you accumulate 50 reward points. You can also redeem a $5 reward 7 days before your birthday.
Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt: Sign up for Menchie’s Rewards and download their app to get $5 credit on your birthday. You will also earn extra reward points when you order within 7 days after signing up.
Pinkberry: Pinkberry offers a free yogurt on your birthday when you download their app and sign up for Pinkcard Rewards.
Rita’s Italian Ice: Join Rita’s Birthday Club to receive exclusive email offers and a free treat on your birthday. When your local Rita’s store is closed on your birthday, they will send you a half birthday treat instead.
The Melting Pot: Become a member The Melting Pot’s Club Fondue to receive special promo codes on your birthday. You also get a free box of six Signature Dipped Strawberries when you sign up.
Yogurt Mountain: Join the YOMO Club to get one free yogurt on your birthday. Sign up by texting the corresponding keyword for your birth month and send to 81018. Standard message and data rates apply.
Alamo Drafthouse Cinema: Become a Victory member of Alamo Drafthouse Cinema to get one free ticket on your birthda, and access to surprise movie screenings twice a year.
Harkins Theatres: Get a $5 gift from Harkins Theatres 7 days before your birthday when you sign up to My Harkins Awards or download the mobile app.
Medieval Times: Call 888-935-6878 and mention the code “BDAY” to celebrate your birthday for free at Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament when you have at least one adult companion who pays for full-priced admission. Valid ID is required. You can also sign up to their Birthday Club for email offers.
Redbox: Enjoy a free 1-night DVD rental when you sign up for exclusive emails via Redbox Perks. On your birthday, you will also receive another free 1-night DVD rental.
Grill & Restaurant Freebies
99 Restaurant & Pub: Register to 99 Restaurant & Pub eClub receive an exclusive birthday treat, in addition to email updates and promotions.
A&W Restaurants: Get monthly email offers when you join the A&W Mug Club, including one free beer float on your birthday each year.
Abuelo’s: Enjoy a special gift on your birthday when you join Mi Abuelo’s Rewards. New members also receive an exclusive email offer.
Arby’s: Sign up for Arby’s Insider for exclusive email offers and you can get a free shake with any purchase on your birthday.
Baja Fresh: Enjoy a free taco when you register to Club Baja. If you signed up at least 4 days before your birthday, you’ll receive a special gift from Baja Fresh. Otherwise, you can claim it on your birth month the following year.
bd’s Mongolian Grill: Once you sign up for bd’s Loyalty Rewards you will get a $5 coupon via email on your next visit. You also earn 50 reward points, double points on all orders every Tuesday, and one free meal on your birthday. Exclusions apply.
Benihana: Benihana offers you a $30 certificate on your birth month when you join The Chef’s Table for free email updates and exclusive offers.
BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse: Get a free Pizzookie when you sign up for BJ’s Premier Rewards Plus, and another Pizzookie on your birthday. Enjoy a $10 discount for every 100 points you earn on purchases.
Black Angus Steakhouse: Become a Prime Club member and receive a free dessert at Black Angus Steakhouse. You will also earn one free steak dinner on your next birthday after signing up.
Bliss: Enjoy a birthday gift from Bliss when you sign up for the Bliss Blue Rewards customer loyalty program.
Bonefish Grill: Register to Bonefish Grill Insider for email updates, exclusive offers, and birthday rewards. You will also get 50% off you order on your 4th visit to Bonefish Grill.
Boston Market: Join Boston Market eClub to keep yourself updated with the latest events and exclusive promotions. You also receive $3 off any order of $10 and above plus a special offer on your birthday.
Buca di Beppo: Join the Buca di Beppo eClub and get one free small pasta meal. Members also receive a $20 birthday gift each year.
BurgerFi: Register to BurgerFi Rewards and download the app to earn 1 point for every $1 you spend, in addition to exclusive offers such as birthday rewards and double point days.
California Pizza Kitchen: Get a free small plate when you sign up for CPK Rewards. Enjoy a free dessert on your birthday, which can be upgraded to free entrée when you earn enough points.
Cantina Laredo: Members of Cantina Loredo eClub who celebrate their birthday at their local Cantina will receive a free dessert..
Chick-fil-A: Join Chick-fil-A One to earn points for every purchase, as well as bonus food rewards and a special gift on your birthday.
Chili’s: Redeem one free dessert on your birthday when you join My Chili’s Rewards. If you visit participating Chili’s locations for dine in or To Go orders once every 60 days, you can also get either free chips and salsa or a non-alcoholic beverage for every $5 minimum purchase.
Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join More Cheese Rewards and redeem a free one-topping pizza on your next visit at Chuck E. Cheese. You also earn bonus rewards for purchases and referrals, including a gift for your child’s birthday and half-birthday.
Del Taco: Get 2 free grilled chicken taco when you sign up to for Del Taco’s Raving Fan eClub, and on your birthday you will receive one regular-size premium shake for free.
Denny’s: Join Denny’s Rewards for exclusive email updates and offers, a 20% coupon for your next visit, and a free birthday treat every year.
Dickey’s Barbecue Pit: Get the latest news and exclusive deals from Dickey’s Barbecue Pit when you join their Big Yellow Cup Club. Each year, you also receive gifts on your birthday and on the club’s anniversary.
El Pollo Loco: Enjoy a birthday treat from El Pollo Loco when you join Loco Rewards for email updates and points for each purchase. For every 100 points you can redeem a $10 discount on your next order.
Famous Dave’s: Sign up to Famous Nation and receive birthday gift, in addition to exclusive email offers and the latest updates from Famous Dave’s BBQ.
Firehouse Subs: Get a free large drink on your first purchase when you join Firehouse Rewards so you can earn points for every order. On your birthday, you can redeem a free medium sub.
First Watch: Get a free birthday coupon from First Watch when you register to their Sun eClub. New members also receive a buy 1 get 1 free offer via email.
Fuddruckers: Get a free burger on your birthday when you register to Fuddruckers eClub for email updates and exclusive rewards.
Genghis Grill: Genghis Grill offers one free dessert of appetizer when you register to Genghis Rewards for email updates and bonus points for every purchase. On your birthday, you can order one free bowl.
Hooters: Download the HootClub mobile app to receive exclusive offers and free wings on your birthday. Every 8th visit using the app grants you a free appetizer worth $8.99 and below.
Houlihan’s: Get a $10 sign up bonus when you join Houlihan’s eClub for exclusive access to promos. You also receive one free entrée on your birthday.
IHOP: Register to MyHop rewards and get free pancakes upon signing up, on your birthday, and every anniversary of IHOP. You also receive exclusive email offers and updates.
Islands: Sign up to Tiki Link for a $5 discount on your next order at Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks. You also receive a special coupon on your birthday and email updates on promos & giveaways every month.
Jack in the Box: Jack in the Box offers 2 free tacos with purchase on your birthday when you sign up for their email or text message updates.
Jason’s Deli: Enjoy a $5 coupon on your birthday when you become a member of Jason’s Deli Birthday Club. You can also sign up for emails on the latest news and exclusive offers.
Jersey Mikes: Earn points for every meal at Jersey Mikes and get a free sub when you register to MyMikes Rewards for email updates on the upcoming contests and promotions.
Johnny Rockets: New members of the Rocket eClub can redeem a free burger upon sign up, and a free birthday treat every year.
Lennys: Get a free drink with chips when you sign up for Lennys’ VIP Rewards to receive bonus points for each purchase, exclusive email offers, and a free 7.5 inch sub on your birthday.
Longhorn Steakhouse: Get one free dessert on your birthday when you sign up for LongHorn Steakhouse Rewards. New members also get a $5 reward after their first visit.
Marie Callendar’s Restaurant & Bakery: Sign up for Marie Callendar’s E-Club and to receive a discount on your next dine-in order. You also receive special email rewards on events such as your wedding anniversary and birthday.
Moe’s Southwest Grill: New members of Moe’s Rewards will receive one free cup of queso upon registering. Each year, they can also redeem a free burrito on their birthday.
Noodles World Kitchen: Get a free treat from Noodles World Kitchen on your birthday when you sign up for NoodlesREWARDS.
O’Charley’s: Join O’Charley’s O’Club for free and get a special surprise on your birthday in addition to members-only offers via email.
Olive Garden: Enjoy a free dessert on your birthday at Olive Garden when you are member of their O’Charley’s O’Club
On the Border: Members of Club Cantina can get one free bowl of queso or sopapillas on next visit to On the Border Mexican Grill & Cantina. They also have access to Cinco Deals on the 5th day of every month in addition to free queso on their birthday and club membership anniversary.
Orange Julius: Orange Julius offers one Buy 1 Get 1 Free coupon when they sign up to the Julius League for exclusive rewards, and another coupon on their birthday.
Orange Leaf: Get $3 off your birthday at Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt when apply for an Ounce Back Rewards Card. On the anniversary of your membership, you will receive a $1 coupon for your next order.
P.F. Chang’s: Register to P.F. Chang’s Rewards to get 1000 bonus reward points and access to exclusive email offers. You can redeem one free entrée when you reach 2000 reward points and on your birth month you can choose between one free signature dessert or appetizer.
Pei Wei: Join My Wei Rewards to get a free small plate or soft drink on your birthday. This offer will be added to your account 7 days before your birthday and is redeemed once you order any of the eligible items during your birthday month.
Perkins Restaurant & Bakery: Become a MyPerkins rewards member to receive a special birthday offer from Perkins Restaurant and Bakery. You children under 12 years old will also receive birthday offers via email.
Pita Pit: Join the Pita Pit Rewards Club by downloading the free app. Your first order of $6 or more grants you one free pita on your birthday, and you can earn additional birthday offers after 5, 21, 20, and 30 visits using the app.
Pizza Hut: Get a free meal on your birthday in addition to other exclusive offers when you register to Pizza Hut Rewards.
PizzaExpress: Sign up for PizzaExpress Rewards to receive exclusive email promos and a special gift on your birthday.
Qdoba Mexican Eats: Register to Qdoba Rewards to earn points for every purchase, plus a special treat on your birthday.
RA Sushi: Get a $20 gift certificate for your birthday and half birthday every year when you register to The Hook Up for exclusive email promos and updates from RA Sushi.
Red Lobster: Join Red Lobster Rewards for email offers and get 75 bonus points as a new member. Get a free treat for every 125 points and a special gift on your birthday.
Red Mango: Red Mango offers a $2 sign up bonus when you join Club Mango Rewards. You can earn a $5 discount for every 500 points you earn, and also a $5 gift on your birthday.
Red Robin: Register to Red Robin’s Loyalty Rewards and get one free burger on your birth month. You also receive exclusive rewards on select purchases when using their mobile app.
Ruby Tuesday: Members of Ruby Tuesday’s So Connected email list can get a coupon for a free burger on their birthday, in addition to the updates on the latest promos and limited-time offers.
Sbarro: Join the Sbarro Slice Society and get one free XL slice of NY style pizza with any purchase of a beverage. You will also receive coupons, news updates from Sbarro, and a special birthday gift.
Seasons 52 Fresh Grill: Sign up for the Seasons 52 Newsletter for email updates on the latest news and promotions, and you will also receive exclusive coupons on your birthday.
Smokey Bones: Enjoy a free dessert from Smokey Bones on your birthday when you join the Bones Club loyalty rewards and/or email club. New members also get $10 off their next order with a minimum value of $25.
Sonny’s BBQ: Sonny’s BBQ offers $5 coupon when you join ‘Q Crew Rewards for exclusive offers and news updates on the latest promotions. On your birthday, you can redeem one free Big Deal Combo.
Spaghetti Warehouse: Register to the Spaghetti Warehouse eClub and get one free appetizer with a purchase of any entrée, and on your birthday you will get a special meal for free.
Steak ‘n Shake: Join the Steak ‘n Shake eClub and get one free Double Cheese ‘n Fries, in addition to a free specialty milkshake on your birthday. Steak ‘n Shake franchises in universities do not accept coupons.
Taco Bueno: Sign up to Buenohead email club for exclusive offers and news updates, plus a special treat for your birthday.
TCBY: Become a member of TCBY Insiders and earn 3 points for every $30 you spend, and $3 for every referral. Once you reach Silver Spoon status, you get a free birthday treat from TCBY.
TGI Fridays: Redeem one free dessert or appetizer from TGI Fridays when you sign up for Fridays Rewards, plus another free dessert on your birthday.
The Cheesecake Factory: Inform your server at The Cheesecake Factory that it’s your birthday and he or she will personalize your dessert with a special greeting and a candle. If you did not order any dessert, you will receive a free birthday sundae with toppings and a candle.
The Habit Burger Grill: Enjoy a special birthday gift from The Habit Burger Grill when you sign up for their CharClub Rewards. You will also get exclusive access to merchandise, limited-time offers, and special events.
Tijuana Flats: New subscribers to the Tijuana Flats email list receive a free trio, in addition to exclusive updates and a birthday treat every year.
Tucanos: Get a free meal on your birthday at Tucanos when you sign up for Club Tucanos and earn points for every purchase. Download the free mobile app if you want a more convenient way to redeem your rewards.
Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Join Uno’s Insiders Club and get a appetizer with purchase of any entrée. You also receive email updates and a free dessert on your birthday.
Waffle House: Become a Waffle House Regulars Club member to receive a free waffle on your birthday.
Wienerschnitzel: Sign up for the Wienerschnitzel Wiener Lovers’ Club and get a chili dog promo code. Every year you also receive a coupon on your birthday.
Wingstop: Join The Club and receive a birthday gift from Wingstop every year, in addition to exclusive email offers.
World Market: Members of World Market Rewards can get a special birthday gift every year, in addition to bonus points for all purchases and free shipping on $49+ orders.
Zaxby’s: Become a member of Zax Email Club and get a free sandwich meal. You also receive a free Zaxby’s Nibbler postcard on your birthday.
Petco: Petco offers a free birthday gift for your pet when you sign up for Pals Rewards and complete your pet’s online profile. You also get free shipping and reward points for every online purchase.
Pet Supplies Plus: Members of Pet Supplies Plus Loyalty Program can get a free birthday gift for for their pets. Can be redeemed for up to 3 pets per household only, and only one coupon can be used per month.
American Eagle Outfitters: Register to AEO Connected and get a 15% coupon on your birthday. You also earn reward points when you purchase AE and Aerie products, and Buy 5 Get 1 Free on regular priced bras and jeans.
Anthropologie: Anthtopologie offers a birthday treat when you join the AnthroPerks Loyalty Program. Members also receive exclusive email offers and free shipping on all orders over $150.
Barnes & Noble:Join the Barnes & Noble Kids’ Club and get 30% off one children’s book or toy, and $5 off every $100 you spend on children’s products. Your child will also receive a free cupcake on his or her birthday.
Best Buy: Join the My Best Buy Program for reward points on each purchase, email and mobile offers, and a 10% coupon on your birthday.
Designer Shoe Warehouse: Sign up for DSW VIP Rewards and receive a $5 coupon on your birthday, in addition to free ground shipping all year and $5 off your order for every 100 reward points you accumulate.
Gamestop: Gamestop lets you earn 10 points for every $1 you spend when you sign up for PowerUp Rewards. Members also receive special coupon on their birthday.
J.Crew Factory: Sign up for J. Crew’s Factory First email program and get 15% off your next order. On your birthday, you will receive an extra 20% discount plus free shipping.
Target: Join the Target Circle loyalty program for free and get a 5% discount on your birthday, in addition to 1% off every time you shop at Target. REDcard owners will receive 5% off every purchase (source).
Victoria’s Secret: Apply for a Victoria’s Secret Angel Card to get a $10 reward on your birthday. Available for US residents only. Restrictions apply.
Enjoy Your Birthday!
If you know any other shops that we missed, please share them in the comments below with a link to where we can verify the discount and we’ll add them to the list.
Have a happy birthday, and take full advantage of all the freebies out there for the taking!