Celebrate your birthday by saving money!
You typically get gifts from your friends and family on your birthday. That’s to be expected. But you know what isn’t as common? Rounding up all those birthday freebies people get from restaurants and other businesses for their big day! So with 2 rules and a budget of $0, Katy and Callie decided to do a 3-course meal challenge to decide where to pick up a free drink, a free meal, and a free dessert! You might have seen this trend on TikTok.
Here’s how it work:
(You could play this on a date or with a best friend)
- There are 3 rounds! (You can choose 4 if you want to add an appetizer)
- Each round starts with a game of Rock Paper Scissors.
- Let’s say you start with drinks. The person who wins gets to decide if you’re headed to Starbucks, Dunkin’, or another favorite spot.
- Once you’ve wet your whistle, it’s time for round two.
- Be sure to take pictures of your fun adventure and challenge other people to play along!
Here is a list of birthday freebies to choose from! Did we miss something? Tell us! Send us an email letting us know.
- Applebee’s: Free Birthday Treat (E-mail club)
- Arby’s: free curly fry and small shake coupon (Arby’s Extras)
- Auntie Anne’s: Free Signature Pretzel (Pretzel Perks App)
- Baskin-Robbins: Free Scoop of Ice Cream (E-mail club)
- Bojangles: Free Bo-Berry Biscuit (E-Club)
- Bonefish Grill: Free Bang Bang Shrimp or dessert (E-mail club)
- Buffalo Wild Wings: Free Birthday Wings (Blazin’ Rewards)
- Cici’s Pizza: Free 1 Topping Pizza to-go (Cici’s Loyalty Program)
- Culver’s: Free Sundae (Culver’s E-club)
- Dairy Queen: Free Blizzard or Royal Blizzard Treat (DQ Blizzard Fan Club)
- Denny’s: Free Grand Slam Breakfast (Denny’s Rewards)
- Dunkin’ Donuts: Free Drink (DD Perks)
- Firehouse Subs: Free Medium Sub (E-mail club)
- Fox & Hound: Free Birthday Meal (MVP Loyalty Program)
- Harriet’s Hamburgers: Free hamburger (Harriet’s Hero Club)
- IHOP: Free Meal (E-mail club)
- Jersey Mike’s Subs: Free Birthday Sub and Drink (E-mail club)
- Krispy Kreme: Free donut and coffee coupon (Krispy Kreme Rewards)
- Moe’s Southwest Grill: Free Burrito (Moe’s Rockin’ Rewards App)
- Nothing Bundt Cakes: Free Bundlet (E-mail club)
- Papa John’s: Free Dessert (Papa Rewards)
- Panera Bread: Free Drink (MyPanera)
- Red Robin: Free Birthday Burger (E-mail club)
- Rita’s: Free Birthday Treat (E-mail club)
- Ruby Tuesday: Free Burger or Garden Bar Entree (E-mail club)
- Smoothie King: Free Smoothie (Healthy rewards)
- Starbucks: Free Drink or Treat (Starbucks Rewards)
- Texas Roadhouse: Free Appetizer or Sidekick of Ribs (E-mail club)
- Waffle House: Free Waffle (E-mail club)
- Yafo Kitchen: Free bowl (Rewards program)