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Who doesn’t love gifts on their birthday? In addition to all the presents you might get from your friends and family, there are plenty of retailers out there who also want to show some love on your birthday with all sorts of freebies.

Sign up with any one of the following retailers to take advantage of birthday gifts on your special day, as well as plenty of other perks.

Free Birthday Foods


Sign up for the Mandarin Dish e-newsletter to receive an e-coupon to enjoy a free birthday buffet feast on your birthday, along with up to 3 paying adults. You must sign up at least 1 day before your birthday to receive your coupon. Sign up using your email address, full name, and the date of your birthday, and bring a printed copy of your birthday coupon with photo ID to redeem it. 

Buffalo Wild Wings

At Buffalo Wild Wing, you can enjoy free birthday wings during the month of your birthday. No purchase is required. Simply register online or download the Blazin Reward app on your mobile device to receive your certificate. Show up on any day of the month of your birthday to enjoy your freebie. 

Red Lobster

Red Lobster’s Fresh Catch Club includes a free gift on your birthday. Sign up online for free at least 7 days before your birthday to take advantage of this offer, along with other offers, including a free appetizer or dessert, special savings, and special occasion reminders.

Pizza Pizza

Kids aged 12 and under in Ontario and Quebec can enjoy free pizza and pop at Pizza Pizza. Simply enroll them with Pizza Pizza Kids’ Club by the 15th of the month before their birthday to get a card to be presented on their special day. 


Sign up with Harvey’s to get a free burger on your birthday. You’ll also get a coupon for a free package of “frings” (onion rings/french fries combination) with the purchase of a burger or sandwich. 

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Swiss Chalet

Subscribe to Rotisserie Mail at least 7 days before your birthday to receive a birthday coupon to get a free dessert on your birthday. Kids up to age 10 can enjoy a free kids meal at Swiss Chalet on their birthday. Plus, you’ll receive news about various special offers, including a free happy with the purchase of an adult-size entrée.


Subscribing to Cora’s newsletter will get you a free birthday surprise on your special day. 


Enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast at Denny’s on your birthday. There’s no need to sign up for anything. Simply show up with a valid photo ID and dig in!

Boston Pizza

Join MyBp to receive a free dessert on your birthday. There are other exclusive offers to enjoy as a subscriber, including a free starter, free 2-topping pizza on the anniversary of your membership, free bandera bread on your first delivery order, 15% off your 10th takeout or delivery order, and $5 off $25 on your 5th takeout or delivery order.

What A Bagel

Show up to What A Bagel on your birthday with a photo ID to get 6 free bagels with the purchase of 6 bagels. 


Sign up for the IHOP Birthday Club to receive a coupon for a free stack of pancakes on your birthday with any topping. You can use it on the day of your birthday, or anytime 7 days before or 7 days after. 

Montana’s BBQ & Bar

Join Montana’s Grill Lovers Club online and receive birthday perks like 10% off coupons and a free dessert on your birthday. Membership also includes a free appetizer on your “Montana-versary”, a free gift when you sign up, and other exclusive offers. 

Pita Pit

Membership to Pita Pit’s Loyalty Program automatically enters you into the Standard Member Level that includes 500 bonus points on your birthday to be put towards freebies. New sign-ups come with 280 bonus points, and 5 points can be earned for every $1 spent using your gift card at a Pita Pit location.

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Free Birthday Desserts

Dairy Queen

Join the DQ Blizzard Fan Club to receive DQ promotions, including a coupon for a free Blizzard on your birthday. You’ll also receive Blizzard of the Month announcements and other DQ promotions sent to your inbox.

Baskin Robbins

Sign up online with Baskin Robbins to receive a free 2.5-ounce ice cream coupon for your birthday. You’ll also receive info on flavour updates, latest deals, and more. 

Thrifty Foods 

Thrifty Foods is offering a free 8″ x 12″ birthday cake for your child’s first birthday. Call or visit in person at least 24 hours beforehand and be sure to show your child’s birth certificate at pickup for validation.

Marble Slab Creamery

Subscribe to Marble Mail to receive a birthday surprise, as well as exclusive offers and news on products and contests.

The Cheesecake Factory

When you sign up with The Cheesecake Factory, you’ll receive a free birthday sundae. Plus, you’ll receive newsletters and exclusive info about new menu items, giveaways, recipes, contests, and other special offers from The Cheesecake Factory.

Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

Get a free $5 frozen yogurt from Menchie’s on your birthday when you register for the mySmileage program. Plus, you’ll receive 25 bonus “smiles” when you first sign up and 10 bonus smiles when you visit within 7 days of signing up. Every time you reach 50 smiles, you’ll get a free $5 frozen yogurt.

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Free Birthday Drinks


Join Starbucks Rewards online or via the Starbucks app to receive Birthday Rewards, including a free handcrafted beverage, food item, or bottled beverage.


Subscribe to Chatime’s email list to receive a free birthday drink, food item, or merchandise credit. Plus, you’ll be kept in the loop about the latest news on rewards and upcoming promotions.

David’s Tea

Join the David’s Tea mailing list to receive birthday deals, free loose leaf tea, VIP offers, free shipping on your first order, and more. 

Orange Julius

Sign up to become part of the Julius League to receive a free birthday offer on the month of your birthday. Right now, the offer includes a Buy 1 Get 1 Free 20oz Julius or premium fruit smoothie offer. Plus, you’ll receive coupons throughout the year.

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Free Birthday Clothing Discounts

Old Navy

Enroll in the Old Navy Birthday Club to receive a free birthday gift on your special day. Plus, you’ll receive an exclusive e-mail deal as a welcome bonus. 

Value Village

Join the Super Savers Club and enjoy a birthday coupon of 20% off your purchase of up to $50. You have the entire month of your birthday to redeem this offer.


Sign up on the UNIQLO app to get a Php 300 Birthday coupon on the first day of your birth month. You’ll need to register before your birthday month to claim the coupon.

American Eagle & Aerie

By Joining RealRewards with American Eagle, you’ll enjoy birthday coupons to be applied to your purchases. Plus, you can earn rewards like double the points on jeans, members-only events, and free shipping and returns, among others.  


Create an account with Ricki’s to receive a birthday surprise emailed to you on your birthday month. Your membership also comes with a welcome offer, members-only shopping events, and notices of special promotions. You’ll also have the chance to earn 1 point for every $1 you spend, which you can put towards purchases once you’ve accumulated enough points. 


Receive up to $25 off your purchase with RW&CO on your birthday when you sign up for PWINSIDER. Plus, you’ll receive a welcome gift, exclusive offers, VIP experiences, and giveaways. 

Addition Elle

Signing up for Addition Elle’s VIP Program will earn you a birthday surprise of up to $20 off your purchase on your birthday. Membership also comes with a welcome bonus and free delivery of unavailable items to your home if you can’t find what you’re looking for in-store. 

La Senza

As a Club La Senza member, not only will you get a free birthday gift, but you’ll also enjoy 10% off every purchase, free shipping on orders over $40, and email alerts of new styles and events.

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Other Free Birthday Items


Sign up to become a member of Plum Rewards to receive bonus points on your birthday and on your Plum anniversary. Plus, you’ll receive personalized offers and more.


Bring your child into Build-A-Bear during their birthday month to make their own Birthday Treat Bear at the cost of their age. So, if your child is turning 5, your bear will be only $5, for instance.

Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament

Sign up online at to enjoy free admission on your birthday to see an exciting display of jousting.

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Free Birthday Beauty Items


Celebrate your birthday with a free gift from Sephora when you become a Beauty Insider. Choose from Moroccanoil, NARS, LANEIGE, or Maison Margiela mini sets. 

The Body Shop

Join the Loyalty Club at The Body Shop to receive a free $10 reward to spend on your birthday. Membership also comes with offers, new product info, and invitations to exclusive events. 

London Drugs

As a member of LD Extras, you’ll receive a $5 birthday gift voucher for your special day. You’ll also enjoy extended 30-day returns and access to special rewards.


Sign up to Clinique Smart Rewards and enjoy a freebie on your birthday. Membership also comes with 15% off your first purchase as a member, free shipping, and free full-size products when you accumulate enough points.


Celebrate your birthday at a local Aveda location with a free 30 mL bottle of aromatic nourishing composition oil for bath body and scalp. You’ll also stay up-to-date on exclusive events and new products, and receive seasonal samples and free shipping offers.


When you sign up for Lancome Elite Rewards, you’ll receive a free gift on your birthday and free sample offers, as well as the chance to earn free points with every purchase to be redeemed for free products. 

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Membership with Kiehl’s Loyalty Program will entitle you to a free birthday gift during your birthday month. You’ll also receive 2 to 3 times more points on regular purchases and bonus points during exclusive events.


As a member of NYX’s Makeup Crew, you’ll get a free birthday gift, free engraving on products, and the ability to earn points for every $1 you spend with NYX.

Urban Decay

Join the Urban Decay Beauty Junkies to get a free birthday gift on your birthday, as well as 15% off your first order and the chance to earn points to be redeemed for special rewards. 

Final Thoughts

Imagine all the freebies you can enjoy on your birthday with all the different merchants and service providers offering to shower you on your special day! Sign up for any one of the above programs to take advantage of a free gift on your next birthday.

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Lisa Rennie

Lisa has been working as a personal finance writer for more than a decade, creating unique content that helps to educate Canadian consumers in the realms of real estate, mortgages, investing and financial health. For years, she held her real estate license in Toronto, Ontario before giving it up to pursue writing within this realm and related niches. Lisa is very serious about smart money management and helping others do the same.

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