Michigan Birthday Freebies

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Michigan Birthday Freebies

This Michigan Birthday Freebies list is updated every year in April as I verify what offers have actually arrived as they are supposed to.

I highly recommend setting up a separate email for these offers if you don’t want to see monthly offers in your regular email box through the year. Also, many of these companies offer you a goodie or coupon when you initially sign up, so get on their list today!

Ace Rewards – $5/$20 Purchase Coupon

Applebee’s – Free Dessert with Entree Purchase

Arby’s – Free Roast Beef for signing up.

Atlanta Bread – Free Cookie

Auntie Anne’s – BOGO Pretzel Coupon by email. Arrives 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. – updated 4/10/12

Bagger Dave’s – Free Bowl of Chili when you sign up, Birthday Freebie not known at this time.

BD’s Mongolian Grill – Free unlimited meal with the purchase of any one bowl – updated 10/17/13

Ben & Jerry’s – Free Ice Cream

Bennigan’s – Brownie Ice Cream Dessert on your birthday

Biggby eWards – I received a postcard in the mail for a FREE Grande Beverage about 2 weeks before, valid through end of the month – updated 4/5/12

Bob Evans – Free kids meal voucher by mail, arrived about a week before, no expiration date – updated 4/13/12

Boston Market – $3 off at sign up, special offer for birthday

Brann’s – Free Steak on your next visit. Arrives 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. – updated 2/4/13

Bruegger’s – Free Cookie

Build a Bear – $5 off (no minimum!) Not sure if this coupon came from the email sign up at that link, Stuff for Fluff Club or if the programs are one in the same.

Burger King – Hamburger Kids Meal – arrived 2 weeks before – updated 4/3/12

Caribou Coffee – Free Coffee on your birthday ONLY – must sign up

Castaway Bay (OH) – Limited nights available at $99/night emailed to you. updated 2/4/13

West Michigan Area: Celebration Cinema (Big Screen Movie Club) – Free Regular Pop or Popcorn. Arrived 2 days before, valid through end of the following month – updated 4/16/11

The Children’s Place – Special coupon on yours and your child’s birthdays

Chili’s – Free Brownie Sundae w/entree purchase. Arrives 1 week before, valid till 1 week after. – updated 4/10/12

Chuck E Cheese – 20 Free Tokens for your child.

Coldstone Creamery – After saying they were stopping the program last year and getting nothing, I got a BOGO Creation coupon this year. Arrived 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. Updated 4/10/12

Culver’s – Free 1 Scoop Sundae. No other purchase required. Arrived on birthday, valid for 2 weeks after. (Sign up your kids for a goodie too!) – updated 4/17/12

CVS – Register and you receive a $3 ECB – updated 2/4/13

Dairy Queen – BOGO Blizzard . Arrived on birthday. – updated 2/4/13

Dave & Busters – $5 Game Play

Disney Movie Rewards – 100 Bonus Points – arrived on birthday – updated 2/4/13

Driscoll’s Berries – $.50 off Coupon via email – updated 4/16/11

Famous Dave’s – Free food – varies between dessert/app/dinner

Fuddruckers – Free Burger

IHOP – Entree for sign up, FREE Rooty Tooty Fresh N Fruity or equal entree for birthday. Arrives 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. – updated 4/10/12

**For Kids – Free Rooty Jr (or item of equal or lesser value) -Arrives 1 week before, valid for 1 week after – Dine in only** – updated 4/12/12

Kellogg’s Family Rewards – 100 Bonus Points. updated 2/4/13

Kmart – $5/$45 Coupon. Arrived day before, no expiration noted. Updated 4/17/12

Krispy Kreme – Free Coffee and Donut

Logan’s – Free NutterButter Fudgeslide w/Entree purchase. Arrives 1 week before, valid through 1 week after. – updated 4/10/12

Macaroni Grill – $5 offer for sign up, Free Dessert for birthday. Arrives 1 week before, valid for 3 weeks after. – updated 4/11/12

Moe’s Southwest Grill – Cup of Queso at Sign up, Free Entree for birthday. Arrived 4 days before, valid for 1 week total – updated 4/13/12

Noodles and Company – Free Dish. No other purchase required. Valid for your birthday month. updated 2/4/13

Old Navy – $10/$50 Coupon. Arrived on birthday, valid for 2 weeks – updated 4/17/12

Olga’s Kitchen (you must get a rewards card in store and register it online) – Free Dessert – updated 2/4/13

On The Border – Free Brownie Sundae or Bowl of Queso. Arrived 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. Updated 4/10/12.

Orange Julius – BOGO. Arrives 1 week before, valid through 1 week after. – updated 4/10/11

My Panera – Join My Panera for a free pastry or sweet at sign up, earn rewards on purchases through the year (I’ve received something for about every 3rd purchase). Free pastry or sweet loaded to the card a day  before birthday, valid for 60 days. – updated 4/17/12

Papa Murphy’s – Free Cookie

Qdoba – BOGO Entree. Arrived 1 week before, good for 2 weeks after. You get free chips and salsa or queso (I don’t remember which) when you sign up! – updated 4/10/12

Quiznos – Free Cookie

Red Lobster – $5 off 2 Entrees

Red Robin – Free Gourmet Burger. No other purchase required. Valid for your birthday month. updated 2/4/13

**For Kids – Free Kids Meal – dine in only – arrives 1 week before, valid for 1 week after** – updated 4/12/11

Ruby Tuesday – Free blondie for one, or two gourmet cupcakes with an adult entrée purchase. – updated 10/18/13

Ryan’s/Fire Mountain – Free Mega Buffet – valid for 2 weeks

San Chez Bistro (Grand Rapids, MI) – BOGO equal or lesser for every Tapa you buy. Arrived 1 week before, valid for 1 week after. Updated 4/10/12

Sears – $10/$30 Coupon for use in store. Arrived on birthday, no expiration date noted – updated 4/17/12

Sephora – Freebie emailed to you, this year a Fresh Sugar Kisses Mini Lip Duo – Arrived on birthday, valid for 2 weeks after. – updated 4/17/12

Sonic – Choice of Cream Slush, Tots or Medium Drink – Arrived on birthday. – Sign up your kids too for a Wacky Pack!

Speedway/SuperAmerica – 200 Bonus Reward Points – Arrived on birthday, valid for 2 weeks – updated 4/17/11

Starbucks – Get and register a Starbucks Gift Card for a freebie.

Steak ‘n Shake – Free Double Steakburger with Cheese & Fries – No other purchase required – Arrived first business day of the month, valid through the end of the month. Updated 4/2/12

Texas Roadhouse – Free Appetizer or Sidekick of Ribs w/Adult Entree. – Arrives about 5 days before, valid for 10 days – updated 4/12/11

TGIFridays Gimme More Stripes – Free Dessert **NO LONGER requires entree purchase!!** Arrives first day of month, valid through end of month. – updated 4/10/11

Toys R Us – $3/$3 coupon card in the mail in my daughter’s name about 2 weeks before her birthday, valid through end of the quarter – updated 4/3/12

Twisted Rooster (West Michigan) – Free Dessert w/Entree purchase. Arrived 1 week before, valid for 1 month – updated 4/10/12

Know of one I’ve missed? Comment below and I’ll look into adding it! I’m always looking for more Michigan birthday freebies to save you money.



  1. Rachael says

    Starbucks you have to have a Starbucks giftcard registered with them and then a free drink is loaded onto your card. You have several months to use it.

  2. Sara B says

    Not sure on how long the emailed coupons are good for (I won’t see them again until September).
    Longhorn Steakhouse – Free dessert with purchase of meal
    btw, the Papa Murphy’s is a free cookie dough, not free cookie
    Fazolis – free dessert
    Not a restaurant: Oasis Hot Tubs – free t-shirt or tote bag. I believe it must be used on birthday.

  3. Lauren says

    Houlihan’s on Breton Road offers a free appetizer (with purchase of an entree) when you sign up for their Email club and you also receive a coupon for a free entree (up to $15 menu item) for your birthday! They have awesome food!

  4. Nailah says

    Bruegger’s actually gives your a free bagel with cream cheese with the purchase of a drink. My birthday is on November 6 and I just used this coupon yesterday, November 3rd. You have to sign-up online though and then print the coupon.


    Grand Traverse Pie Company gives you either a piece of pie a la mode or a 6 inch fruit pie for free on your birthday! Must register to be part of their “club” to get the offer.

  6. Jayne Kurtz says

    The State Room in the Kellogg Center in East Lansing gives you a free meal on your birthday. You don’t have to sign up for anything. Just go there on your birthday and show id.

  7. Stefanie says

    Zender’s in Frankenmuth offers a free all you can eat chicken dinner if you sign up for their club. No purchase necessary.

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