Updated December 4, 2018

Birthday Freebies and Discounts: December 2018

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Get free meals, birthday freebies, and gifts. Make this birthday the best one yet. Read this list of restaurants and non-food stores with free stuff.

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Learn which of your favorite retail stores, beauty stores, and restaurants will give you free stuff just for having a birthday. Many of the offers are good for the entire month of your birthday, giving you time to spread out the freebies.

Retail Birthday Freebies

Set Up a Separate Email for Offers: If you sign up for a lot of offers, you may find yourself frustrated with the amount of junk email you receive.

Rather than cluttering up your primary email account, set up a separate one just for offers. When you sign up for birthday freebies, you can use this email address to keep your offers in one place. This keeps the clutter out of your regular inbox.

  • American Eagle: Sign up for an American Eagle account (it's free) and you'll receive a 15% off coupon that is good for the month of your birthday.

  • Anthropologie: Sign up for Anthroperks and you'll receive a just-for-you coupon near your birthday.

  • Barnes & Noble : Join the Barnes & Noble Kids' Club and each of your kids will receive a free cupcake for their birthday.

  • Bebe: Join clubbebe Rewards and receive a free gift on your birthday if you provide your birthdate during sign up.

  • Build-a-Bear: Become a Build-a-Bear Bonus Club Member and your child can get the birthday bear for the equivalent of their age. If there are six candles on his/her cake, the bear costs $6 during the month of their birthday.

  • Charming Charlie: Join Charm Club Rewards and receive a free gift reward to use the next time you are in a Charming Charlie store.

  • Columbia Sportswear: Greater Rewards Members get a special gift via email to use the next time you are in your local Columbia Sportswear store.

  • DSW: Sign up as a DSW VIP shopper (free) and receive a $5 coupon that is good for anytime during the month of your birthday.

  • Edible Arrangements: Sign up for Edible Rewards and receive a free gift for your birthday.

  • Famous Footwear: Once you are a Famous Footwear Rewards member and spend at least $200, you will become a Gold Rewards member. As a Gold Rewards member, you'll receive a $10 off coupon for your birthday.

  • JCPenney: Join the JCPenney Rewards program and you'll be rewarded with a special gift on your special day.

  • J Crew Factory: Sign up for the J Crew Factory emails and you'll receive 20% off plus free shipping on your birthday.

  • Kendra Scott: Signing up for Kendra Scott's email list makes you eligible for a sweet birthday gift. Your birthday coupon is good for 25% off one fine jewelry item or 50% off any other item in the store. You must present the coupon and a valid photo ID to redeem the offer and certain exclusions apply.

  • Kirkland: Join the K Club and you'll receive a free offer that you can redeem in store during the month of your birthday.

  • Kohl's: Join the Yes2You Program at Kohl's and you'll receive a special coupon that you can use during the month of your birthday, either in store or online.

  • Old Navy: Subscribe to Old Navy emails and sign up for the "Birthday Club," and you'll receive a special gift for your special day.

  • Petco: Join Petco's PalsRewards and earn your furry friend a special treat on his/her birthday.

  • Pet Supplies Plus: Join Pet Supplies Plus Rewards and your pets (up to 3) can receive a free gift for their birthday.

  • The Children's Place: Kids' clothes can get expensive, so why not save money when you can? Sign up for the My Place Rewards program and earn a 20% off coupon during the month of each child's birthday. You can enter up to four children's birthdays to enjoy the savings.

  • The Container Store: Join Pop! and you'll receive special birthday offers exclusive to members.

  • Ulta: Become an Ultamate Rewards Member and not only will you get a free gift on your birthday, you'll also earn 2x the points on your purchases during your birthday month. (If you are a Platinum or Diamond member, you'll get what they call an "extra special birthday gift.")

  • White House Black Market: Join WHBM Rewards and receive birthday rewards.

  • World Market: Join World Market Rewards and receive an exclusive surprise offer for your birthday.

Birthday Freebies - Beauty Products

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  • 100% Pure: Join Purist Perks and you'll earn 500 points on your birthday.

  • Aveda: Take care of your skin on your birthday with your free skincare item from Aveda. You can redeem your free product in-store or with your online purchase.

  • Bare Minerals: Create a Bare Minerals account and provide your birthday, and you'll receive a special birthday gift near your birthday.

  • Bastide: Join the Bastide newsletter and let them "help you" celebrate your birthday with a free birthday gift.

  • bh Cosmetics: Sign up for the bh Cosmetics newsletter and receive a free gift on your birthday.

  • Carol's Daughter: If you love Carol's Daughter beauty products, you'll want to register for their email list and provide your birthday. In exchange for providing your information, you'll receive a free, full-size product for your special day.

  • Clarin's: Sign up for Clarin's Passport to Beauty and receive a free "birthday treat." You'll receive a reward no matter if you are new to the club or you have enough stamps to earn the Ambassador rank.

  • CVS: Join the CVS Beauty Club and receive a free birthday gift around your birthday.

  • Dr. Dennis Gross: If you are a VIPeel member at Dr. Dennis Gross (you've spent at least $400), you'll earn discounts as well as an annual birthday gift.

  • e.l.f.: It pays to be a part of the e.l.f Beauty Club. Not only will you earn points/rewards for your purchases, but you'll get a free gift on your birthday too.

  • Estee Lauder: Join Estee Lauder's e-list and you'll be eligible for a birthday gift with purchase. The offer is good for the entire month of your birthday and you can redeem it online.

  • Fresh: Join Fresh Family Rewards and you'll be eligible to receive a free gift for your birthday. If you redeem the gift online, you'll need to place an order of at least $25 to redeem the gift. If you redeem it in the store, you don't have to make a purchase.

  • Jane Iredale: Join the Beauty Rewards at Jane Iredale and you'll earn a coupon good for birthday savings during your birthday month.

  • Kiehl's: Sign up for Kiehl's Since 1851 Rewards and you'll earn a surprise birthday gift near your birthday.

  • La Mer: Get yourself a little La Mer birthday surprise just by signing up for their email list.

  • Lancôme: Join Lancôme's Elite Rewards and you'll earn a birthday gift on your birthday each year.

  • MAC: Register to receive MAC's newsletter and provide your birthdate, and you may receive a coupon good for a free beauty product around your birthday.

  • NYX: Become a part of the NYX Makeup Crew and you'll receive a free birthday gift at NYX.com during your birthday month.

  • Sabon: Join the Royal Passport program at Sabon and receive a coupon good for $10 off a purchase during your birthday month.

  • Sephora: Sephora offers a free (usually travel-sized) product during the month of your birthday if you sign up for their Beauty Insider program (free).

  • Shiseido: Become a Shiseido member and you'll receive a complimentary gift for your birthday with an online purchase.

  • Skinceuticals: Become a VIP Skinsider and you'll receive a birthday coupon good during the month of your birthday.

  • Smashbox: Join Smashcash and spend at least $75 per year at Smashbox and you'll receive a coupon for a free birthday gift redeemable during your birthday month (online with purchase).

  • Space NK: Join the N.Dulge program and you'll receive a free birthday treat (product) around your birthday.

  • Tarte: Join Tarte Rewards and earn an exclusive birthday gift around your birthday. If you earn at least 2,000 points, you'll also earn the opportunity to earn 2x points for purchases made during your birthday month.

  • The Body Shop: Join the Love My Body Club and you'll get a free gift around your birthday that you can redeem during your birthday month.

  • Urban Decay: Become a UD Beauty Junkie and receive a birthday gift if you provide your birthdate when signing up.

  • Winky Lux: Join the Winky Lux newsletter and enter your birthday to receive a code for a free gift on your birthday.

  • YvesSaintLaurent: Join the YSL Rewards Club and receive a birthday gift around your birthday.

Birthday Freebies at Restaurants

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  • 4 Rivers Smokehouse: Join the Pitmaster's Club and receive a special treat for your birthday.

  • 99 Restaurant & Pub: Join the 99 Restaurant & Pub e-Club and get a free gift on your birthday.

  • Abuelo's: Join Abuelo's Rewards Club and get free offers just for your birthday.

  • Applebee's: If you sign up for Applebee's' email list and provide your birthdate, you'll receive a birthday "special."

  • A&W: Get a free Root Beer Float when you join the Mug Club.

  • Bakers Square: Signing up for the Bakers Square email list, along with providing your birthday, may just get you a sweet surprise near your birthday.

  • Arby's: Sign up for Arby's Deals and get exclusive birthday deals.

  • Auntie Ann's: Sign up for Pretzel Perks and get something extra special for your birthday.

  • bd Mongolian Grill: Sign up for my bd's Rewards and receive a free meal on your birthday.

  • Baja Fresh: Join Club Baja and you'll get a special treat on your birthday. (You must sign up for the club at least 4 days before your birthday to receive your treat this year).

  • Baskin Robbins: Treat yourself to a free birthday scoop if you join the Birthday Club.

  • Benihana: Sign up for The Chef's Table and you'll receive a certificate for your birthday meal. The certificate is good for 29 days after the issue date, but you must purchase one entrée in order to use the certificate.

  • Bertucci's: Join Bertucci's Dough Nation and receive offers for your birthday and even your half-birthday.

  • Big Al's Steaks: Get a free birthday cheesesteak when you sign up at Big Al's.

  • Black Angus Steakhouse: Join the Prime Club and receive a birthday treat (if you provide your birthdate upon sign up).

  • Black Bear's Diner: Join the Bear Lover's eClub and receive a free meal on your birthday.

  • Black-eyed Pea: Join the Black-eyed Pea eClub and enjoy a free gift on your birthday.

  • Boston Market: Join the Boston Market eClub and provide your birthdate to receive a birthday treat.

  • Brio: Join the My Brio Rewards and earn a free gift on your birthday.

  • Bristol Seafood Grill: Earn a complimentary entrée when you sign up at Bristol Seafood Grill.

  • Buca di Peppo: Join the eClub and earn a $20 birthday gift from Buca di Peppo each year.

  • Buono's Pizzeria: Sign up for the VIP Birthday and E-Club and receive a certificate for a free entrée or personal pizza.

  • Caribou Coffee: Become a Perks Member and use your membership and you'll receive a free treat on your birthday.

  • Carvel: Join Fudgie Fanatics and receive a free treat on your birthday.

  • Cattlemen's Steakhouse: Sign up for the Cattlemen's VIP E-Club and earn birthday coupons.

  • Cheeseburger in Paradise: Sign up to be a "Board Member"and earn free stuff for your birthday.

  • Chili's: Receive free dessert on your birthday when you sign up for My Chili's Rewards.

  • Chuck E. Cheese: Sign up for More Cheese Rewards and receive a special surprise for your birthday.

  • Chick-fil-A: Join Chick-fil-A One and receive a free birthday reward.

  • Cinnabon: Join Club Cinnabon and you'll get a special treat on your birthday.

  • Corner Bakery: Join the Corner Bakery eClub and earn a special treat on your birthday.

  • Cold Stone Creamery: Join the My Cold Stone Club and receive a coupon for a Buy One Get One Free Creation for your birthday.

  • Dairy Queen: Join the Blizzard Fan Club to get a BOGO coupon for your birthday.

  • Daruma: Join the Daruma Birthday Club and you'll receive a coupon good for $20 off an entrée with an $88 purchase on your birthday.

  • Del Taco: Join the Raving Fan eClub and receive a free treat for your birthday (the treats may vary by store).

  • Denny's: Join Denny's Rewards and receive a sweet deal for your birthday.

  • Dickey's Barbecue Pit : Join the Big Yellow Cup Club and receive a free gift for your birthday.

  • Dippin' Dots: Join the Dot Crazy Email Club and get a free Dippin' Dots for your birthday.

  • Distillery: Join the Distillery Birthday Club and receive a special gift for your special day.

  • Don Pablo's: Join the Habaneros Club and earn a $10 reward for your birthday.

  • Dunkin' Donuts: Join DD Perks and you'll receive a free treat for your birthday.

  • El Polo Loco: Join LOCO Rewards and receive a birthday reward.

  • Extreme Pita: Become a part of the Extreme Pita Club and receive free offers for your birthday.

  • Famous Dave's: Joint the Famous Nation and receive a free gift on your birthday.

  • Firehouse Subs: Sign up for Firehouse Rewards and you'll receive a coupon for a free medium sub good on your birthday and the following six days.

  • Genghis Grill: Join Khan's Rewards and you'll receive a free birthday reward.

  • Gold Star Chili: Join the Gold Star Chili Club and you'll receive a free reward for your birthday.

  • Godiva: Join the Godiva Rewards Club and receive a birthday chocolate offer each year for your birthday.

  • Granite City: Become a Brew Rewards member and earn a free entrée for your birthday (good for 30 days following your birthday).

  • Great American Cookies: Join the Cookie Club and receive birthday surprises each year.

  • Green Mill Restaurant & Bar: Join the Green Mills Reward Club and receive a free, small, one-topping deep-dish pizza for your birthday.

  • The Habit Burger Grill: Become a part of the CharClub and receive a special treat for your birthday.

  • Hard Rock Cafe: Sign up for Hard Rock Rewards and get an annual birthday offer.

  • Havana Central: Join the Havana Central VIP List and enjoy a free meal on your birthday.

  • Houlihan's: Sign up for the Houlihan's newsletter and you'll receive a coupon for a free entrée for your birthday.

  • IHOP: Sign up for the Pancake Revolution and you'll receive a surprise coupon for your birthday.

  • Islands Fine Burgers & Drinks: Join the Tiki Link and you'll receive a free gift for your birthday.

  • Jason's Deli: Sign up for Jason's Deli's emails and you'll receive a $5 coupon for your birthday.

  • Jersey Mikes: Join the Jersey Mikes' Email Club and you'll receive a coupon for a free birthday sub, which is good any time during the year.

  • Kirby's: Sign up for Kirby's email club to get a free steak on your birthday.

  • Kona Grill: Become a member of the Konavore Rewards and you'll receive a free gift for your birthday.

  • Lenny's Grill & Subs: Join Lenny's VIP Rewards and you'll receive a free 7.5-inch birthday sub.

  • Lonestar: Join the Lonestar e-Club and get a free gift for your birthday.

  • Longhorn Steakhouse: Sign up for Longhorn Steakhouse Rewards and you'll get a free dessert for your birthday.

  • Maggie Moo's: Become a part of the Slab Happy Club and you'll receive birthday surprises.

  • Marie Callender's: Join the Marie Callender eClub and you'll get exclusive email offers for your birthday.

  • Melting Pot: Join Club Fondue and you'll receive birthday vouchers to help you celebrate your birthday.

  • Moe's Southwest Grill: Join the Moe's Southwest Grill Club and you'll receive a coupon for a free burrito for your birthday.

  • Noodles & Company: Become a part of NoodlesRewards and provide your birthdate, and you'll see a special treat loaded onto your card right before your birthday.

  • Nothing Bundt Cakes: Join the Nothing Bundt Cakes e-Club and you'll receive a coupon for a free bundlet for your birthday.

  • Not Your Average Joe's: Join the Not Your Average Joe's email club and you'll receive exclusive birthday offers.

  • On the Border: Join Club Cantina and you'll receive free queso on your birthday.

  • Olive Garden: Receive a free dessert on your birthday when you sign up for the eClub.

  • Pei Wei: Become a My Wei Rewards Member and earn a free small plate 7 days before your birthday.

  • P.F. Chang's: Join P.F. Chang's Rewards and you'll earn an exclusive birthday reward.

  • Pinkberry: Grab a Pinkberry card or download the Pinkberry app and register your birthday and you'll receive a free yogurt for your birthday.

  • Pizza Hut: Join the Hut Rewards and you'll earn a special treat for your birthday.

  • Qdoba: Join Qdoba Rewards and get a treat for your birthday.

  • Pretzelmaker: Download the Pretzelmaker app and you'll receive special offers for your birthday.

  • Red Lobster: Join My Red Lobster Rewards and you'll get a surprise birthday offer for your special day.

  • Red Robin: Sign up for Red Robin Royalty Rewards and receive a free reward for your birthday.

  • Rita's Italian Ice: Join Rita's Birthday Club and you'll earn a "cool treat" for your birthday.

  • Ruby Tuesday: Sign up for SO Connected and you'll receive a special reward for your birthday.

  • Ruth Chris: Celebrate your birthday at Ruth Chris and receive a complimentary dessert.

  • Sbarro: Join the Slice Society and receive a surprise on your birthday.

  • Shari's Café and Pies: Become a Café Club member and you'll receive a free slice of pie for your birthday.

  • Shoney's: Join the Shoney's e-Club and receive a free hot fudge cake on your birthday.

  • Smokey Bones: Join the Smokey Bones Email Club and you'll receive free rewards for your birthday.

  • Sonny's BBQ: Join 'Q Rewards and you'll receive a free Big Deal Combo for your birthday.

  • Spaghetti Warehouse: Join the Warehouse Club and receive a free birthday meal.

  • Sprinkles: Join Sprinkles Perks and receive a free cupcake on your birthday.

  • Starbucks: Join Starbucks Rewards (all you need is a Starbucks Gift Card) and register your birthday. You'll receive a free beverage or treat for your birthday.

  • Steak 'n Shake: Join the Steak 'n Shake eClub and earn a free specialty milkshake for your birthday.

  • Smashburger: Join the Smashclub and earn a free side or shake with your purchase on your birthday.

  • Taco Bueno: Become a Buenohead and receive a surprise in your email inbox for your birthday.

  • The Capital Grille: Join The Capital Grille Rewards and receive a free dessert.

  • Texas de Brazil: Join the Texas de Brazil eClub and receive a free gift for your birthday.

  • TGI Fridays: Sign up for Fridays Rewards and receive a free dessert during your birthday month.

  • Tucanos: Join Club Tucanos and receive a free birthday meal.

  • Wienerschnitzel: Join the Wiener Lover's Club and receive a free coupon for your birthday each year.

  • Wingstop: Join The Club and get a free gift for your birthday.

  • Yogurt Mountain: Join the YoMo Club and you'll receive a text message good for a free yogurt during your birthday month.

  • Zaxby's: Join the Zax Mail or Text Club and receive a free Nibbler for your birthday.

Bottom Line

You can get plenty of goodies on or around your birthday but it may require signing up for clubs and newsletters. If you keep a separate email, you'll be able to enjoy deals throughout your birthday month.

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