Below are a few of many FREEbies you can get on your birthday. Keep in mind that you should sign up for these in advance of your big day.


Restaurants, Fast Food, Ice Cream and Coffee

Freebies for kids

  • Barnes & Noble: Sign up for their Kids’ Club and your child can receive a cupcake on their birthday.
  • Bashas’: Register your child in their Birthday Club and they’ll receive a free cake every year through age 10.
  • Bob Evans: Sign your children (12 and under) up for the Bob Evans Birthday Club and the’ll receive FREE kids’ meals on their birthday.
  • California Pizza Kitchen: Sign your children (10 and under) up for the CPKids Birthday Club and they’ll receive a free meal during their birthday month.
  • Chuck E. Cheese’s: Join their email club and receive special offers and freebies for your child’s birthday.
  • Kmart: Join their Birthday Club and get a gift card for your child’s birthday, plus a birthday gift pack.

Rewards and Others

FREEbie with Purchase:

  • FREE Unlimited Meal with the purchase of any one bowl from bd’s Mongolian Grill (verified 07/19/13)
  • FREE Dessert with any purchase from California Pizza Kitchen (sign up online to get a coupon via email – verified 07/19/13)
  • FREE Dessert with purchase of entree from Chili’s (sign up online to get a coupon via email – verified 07/19/13)

In addition to Birthday Freebies, some of these places also give you Freebies just for signing up! Keep in mind that these offers may change and may vary by location.

Local freebies

  • Make an account at You can search for freebies at retailers and restaurants in your area by typing in your zip code.

Additional Birthday Offers specific to the Ann Arbor Area can be found here. A few of my favorites are below:

  • Angelo’s: 50% off entree with the purchase of a second entree. (tested 3/2/2012).
  • Creekside Grill: FREE entree with purchase of beverage on birthday (Verified 2/12/13)
  • GoodTime Charley’s: Buy one, get one FREE meal (of equal or lesser value).
  • Northside Grill: Receive a FREE breakfast or lunch entree till 3 pm with ID. You do need to pay for your drink and tip. Excludes takeouts. (tested and verified 5/28/2013)
  • Roos Roast: Ask for your birthday coffee (tested and verified 5/28/2013: You can have ANY drink on the menu).
  • Zingerman’s Bakehouse: FREE loaf of Bakehouse bread (up to $6.25) with the purchase of anything the Bakehouse makes (tested and verified 6/18/2013).
  • Zingerman’s Coffee Company: 50% off any coffee drink.
  • Zingerman’s Creamery: Free 2 oz. serving of gelato or 4 oz. cheese with any purchase (tested and verified 6/18/2013: It’s 4 oz of any of the in-house made cheeses; an excellent deal).
  • Zingerman’s Deli: 15% discount on everything you buy at Deli or Next Door on your birthday (verified 6/18/2013).

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