Best Birthday Freebies


Aliyah Newton

What if I told you countless stores all around you will give you free food and drinks on your birthday? The stories are true. Most restaurants and stores will gladly offer you something if it’s your special day. 

For breakfast, Cinnabon offers a free box of Cinnabon Stix, CinnaSweeties, or Cinnabites just by joining their free online club called Cinnabon. Denny’s offers a free grand slam breakfast of pancakes, bacon, sausage, and eggs without any sign-ups necessary. Just show up with an ID, and you are good to go. Panera is another great place to stop for a free pastry or bakery item on your birthday by signing up for the free My Panera program. Lastly, if you are craving a drink for your birthday breakfast, Starbucks will gladly give you a free drink after becoming a Starbucks rewards member. 

If you are looking for a midday snack, try signing up for Jamba insider rewards to receive a free small smoothie to enjoy all to yourself. The lunch offers are unbelievable, starting with Round Table, which will give you a free personal pizza after you register at your local Round Table. Red Robin hands out a free gourmet burger and fries if you become Red Robin royalty. Don’t miss out on signing up for Moctezuma’s free club to receive an entire dinner for free. Jersey Mikes will gladly hand over a regular sub and 22-ounce fountain drink on your birthday. Lastly, Chipotle offers free chips and guac with a $5 purchase.

Now if you are looking for a few treats for your special day, try stopping at Ben and Jerry’s and spoil yourself with free ice cream and $5 off an ice cream cake. Dairy Queen offers a coupon for a free small blizzard, and Papa John’s offers a free choice of garlic knots, cheese sticks, or a giant chocolate chip cookie. Go pick up a free frosty at Wendy’s, and stop by Wetzel’s Pretzel for a free choice of their mega pretzels. 

There are a few trinkets you can pick up on your birthday for free, starting with Sephora, which offers a free birthday beauty bundle and a free mini-makeover. Ulta hands out a free birthday makeup set any day of your birthday month. If you want to spoil your pet on your birthday, Petco offers a free pound of treats from the treat bar. Countless stores will hand out free food, drinks, and trinkets. Don’t miss out on your next birthday and spend the day collecting yourself some birthday freebies.  



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