Guide to Birthday Freebies In + Around Mid-Michigan

‘They say it’s your birthday!’
So, please, get out there and celebrate YOUR day by treating yourself to a free treat, meal, drink, discount, or show!

  • A&W All American Food: Get a free root beer float on your birthday by joining the Mug Club.
  • Applebee’s: Sign up for its email club, and get a free gift on your birthday, which could be a free appetizer, free entree, or free dessert – they like to keep it a surprise.
  • Arby’s: Sign up for Arby’s emails and get a free milkshake on your birthday, plus a free roast beef classic sandwich with a purchase of a drink just for signing up.
  • Auntie Anne’s: Sign up for Pretzel Perks, and get a free pretzel on your birthday.
  • bd’s Mongolian Grill: Get a free meal on your birthday when you join Club Mongo, plus get a $5 coupon just for signing up.
  • Big Boy: Join its Email Club, and get a birthday dessert freebie.
  • Chili’s: Get a free dessert for your birthday when you join My Chili’s Rewards Club, plus get free chips and salsa or a non-alcoholic beverage with every visit!
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join The Chuck E-Club, and receive a special treat for your child’s birthday.
  • Cinnabon: Subscribe to Club Cinnabon to get a special gift for your birthday and a free Minibon just for signing up!
  • Cold Stone Creamery: Get a BOGO coupon for your birthday by signing up for the My Cold Stone Club. You’ll also get a BOGO coupon just for signing up!
  • Cracker Barrel: No signup needed for this one – just stop by Cracker Barrel on your birthday and get a free birthday dessert (birthday song optional).
  • Culver’s: Enjoy a free birthday treat when you sign up for MyCulver’s, plus a free scoop just for joining.
  • Dairy Queen: Receive “an extra-special coupon on your birthday when you become a member of the Blizzard Fan Club, plus get a BOGO Blizzard coupon just for signing up!
  • Denny’s: No need to sign up for this one — just stop by Denny’s on your birthday and get a free build-your-own Grand Slam. Just remember to bring your ID.
  • Edible Arrangements: Join Edible Rewards and receive a free 12 count chocolate dipped fruit box during your birthday month.
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get a free egg sandwich with a purchase on your birthday when you join the Shmear Society — not totally free, but hey, you’ll need something to help wash that sandwich down.
  • Famous Dave’s: Join the Famous Nation and get a tasty gift for your birthday.
  • Firehouse Subs: Sign up for Firehouse Rewards for a free medium sub the week of your birthday.
  • Fuddruckers: Get a birthday burger when you join the Fudds Club.
  • Hooters: Get some birthday wings when you sign up for Hooters Eclub.
  • IHOP: Sign up for the Pancake Revolution and receive a free meal on your birthday, plus a free meal just for signing up.
  • Olive Garden: Get a complimentary appetizer or dessert on your birthday by signing up for the eClub.
  • Orange Julius: A free drink on your day!
  • Panda Express: Register to receive emails and an exclusive offer on your birthday.
  • Panera: Join MyPanera and get a bonus reward on your birthday, plus a reward just for signing up.
  • Pita Pit: Sign up for the Pita Pit card and receive an offer on your birthday – Insider tip: it’s a free pita!
  • Pizza Hut: Sign up for Hut Rewards and be on the lookout for your birthday reward as your birthday approaches.
  • Qdoba: Receive a special birthday gift when you register for Qdoba Rewards.
  • Red Lobster: Receive a birthday surprise when you join the Fresh Catch Club.
  • Red Robin: Register for the Red Robin Royalty Program, and get a free birthday burger.
  • Sonic: Create a My Sonic account, and receive a special treat on your birthday – just be sure to add your birth date to your profile after signing up, then go get your free medium-size slush or drink just for joining.
  • Starbucks: Get a birthday reward as a member of Starbucks Rewards.
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Join the eClub to get a free menu item on your birthday and your anniversary, plus special postcards for your kids’ birthdays!
  • Subway: Sign up for the Subway Rewards Program and the sandwich-making company will add 20 points to your account on your birthday. FYI, 20 points will get you a free 21-ounce fountain drink (20 points), a free bag of chips (15 points) or two free cookies (10 points each).
  • Texas Roadhouse: Sign up for the email club for a free birthday surprise.
  • TGI Friday’s: Join the Friday’s Rewards program, and get a free dessert on your birthday, plus a free appetizer or dessert just for signing up.
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Join the Uno Insider’s Club, and receive a free appetizer during your birthday month, along with a free welcome gift for joining.
  • Cinemark: Subscribe to the Cinemark Weekly email and receive free birthday popcorn, plus special offers delivered to your inbox every week. 
  • Harkins Theatres: Sign up for My Harkins Rewards and receive a $5 birthday coupon to use at the concessions.
  • Redbox: Sign up for the Redbox Play Pass, and receive a free birthday rental.
  • Regal Cinemas: Create a Regal Crown Club account and receive a free birthday reward, plus a free small popcorn when you opt-in to receive promotional text messages. 
  • Showcase Cinemas: Sign up for a Starpass and start earning points within 30 days after your birthday to receive a voucher for a free regular popcorn.
Eats, Treats, & Drinks
  • A&W All American Food: Get a free root beer float on your birthday by joining the Mug Club.
  • Applebee’s: Sign up for its email club, and get a free gift on your birthday, which could be a free appetizer, free entree, or free dessert – they like to keep it a surprise.
  • Arby’s: Sign up for Arby’s emails and get a free milkshake on your birthday, plus a free roast beef classic sandwich with a purchase of a drink just for signing up.
  • Auntie Anne’s: Sign up for Pretzel Perks, and get a free pretzel on your birthday.
  • bd’s Mongolian Grill: Get a free meal on your birthday when you join Club Mongo, plus get a $5 coupon just for signing up.
  • Big Boy: Join its Email Club, and get a birthday dessert freebie.
  • Chili’s: Get a free dessert for your birthday when you join My Chili’s Rewards Club, plus get free chips and salsa or a non-alcoholic beverage with every visit!
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join The Chuck E-Club, and receive a special treat for your child’s birthday.
  • Cinnabon: Subscribe to Club Cinnabon to get a special gift for your birthday and a free Minibon just for signing up!
  • Cold Stone Creamery: Get a BOGO coupon for your birthday by signing up for the My Cold Stone Club. You’ll also get a BOGO coupon just for signing up!
  • Cracker Barrel: No signup needed for this one – just stop by Cracker Barrel on your birthday and get a free birthday dessert (birthday song optional).
  • Culver’s: Enjoy a free birthday treat when you sign up for MyCulver’s, plus a free scoop just for joining.
  • Dairy Queen: Receive “an extra-special coupon on your birthday when you become a member of the Blizzard Fan Club, plus get a BOGO Blizzard coupon just for signing up!
  • Denny’s: No need to sign up for this one — just stop by Denny’s on your birthday and get a free build-your-own Grand Slam. Just remember to bring your ID.
  • Edible Arrangements: Join Edible Rewards and receive a free 12 count chocolate dipped fruit box during your birthday month.
  • Einstein Bros. Bagels: Get a free egg sandwich with a purchase on your birthday when you join the Shmear Society — not totally free, but hey, you’ll need something to help wash that sandwich down.
  • Famous Dave’s: Join the Famous Nation and get a tasty gift for your birthday.
  • Firehouse Subs: Sign up for Firehouse Rewards for a free medium sub the week of your birthday.
  • Fuddruckers: Get a birthday burger when you join the Fudds Club.
  • Hooters: Get some birthday wings when you sign up for Hooters Eclub.
  • IHOP: Sign up for the Pancake Revolution and receive a free meal on your birthday, plus a free meal just for signing up.
  • Olive Garden: Get a complimentary appetizer or dessert on your birthday by signing up for the eClub.
  • Orange Julius: A free drink on your day!
  • Panda Express: Register to receive emails and an exclusive offer on your birthday.
  • Panera: Join MyPanera and get a bonus reward on your birthday, plus a reward just for signing up.
  • Pita Pit: Sign up for the Pita Pit card and receive an offer on your birthday – Insider tip: it’s a free pita!
  • Pizza Hut: Sign up for Hut Rewards and be on the lookout for your birthday reward as your birthday approaches.
  • Qdoba: Receive a special birthday gift when you register for Qdoba Rewards.
  • Red Lobster: Receive a birthday surprise when you join the Fresh Catch Club.
  • Red Robin: Register for the Red Robin Royalty Program, and get a free birthday burger.
  • Sonic: Create a My Sonic account, and receive a special treat on your birthday – just be sure to add your birth date to your profile after signing up, then go get your free medium-size slush or drink just for joining.
  • Starbucks: Get a birthday reward as a member of Starbucks Rewards.
  • Steak ‘n Shake: Join the eClub to get a free menu item on your birthday and your anniversary, plus special postcards for your kids’ birthdays!
  • Subway: Sign up for the Subway Rewards Program and the sandwich-making company will add 20 points to your account on your birthday. FYI, 20 points will get you a free 21-ounce fountain drink (20 points), a free bag of chips (15 points) or two free cookies (10 points each).
  • Texas Roadhouse: Sign up for the email club for a free birthday surprise.
  • TGI Friday’s: Join the Friday’s Rewards program, and get a free dessert on your birthday, plus a free appetizer or dessert just for signing up.
  • Uno Pizzeria & Grill: Join the Uno Insider’s Club, and receive a free appetizer during your birthday month, along with a free welcome gift for joining.
See & Do
  • Cinemark: Subscribe to the Cinemark Weekly email and receive free birthday popcorn, plus special offers delivered to your inbox every week. 
  • Harkins Theatres: Sign up for My Harkins Rewards and receive a $5 birthday coupon to use at the concessions.
  • Redbox: Sign up for the Redbox Play Pass, and receive a free birthday rental.
  • Regal Cinemas: Create a Regal Crown Club account and receive a free birthday reward, plus a free small popcorn when you opt-in to receive promotional text messages. 
  • Showcase Cinemas: Sign up for a Starpass and start earning points within 30 days after your birthday to receive a voucher for a free regular popcorn.
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