October is a busy month around our house as far as birthdays go... Abby (our niece), Jeff (my stepfather), Melanie (my mom), Joseph (my little brother - he turned 11 today!) & Gma Smith. And I am sure there are more! This got me thinking about all the freebies you can get for your birthday around the area (not all of the links are provided due to time):
Toys R Us:
When you sign for Geoffrey’s Birthday Club, your child will get a call on his or her special day from Geoffrey, a birthday card with a special gift inside (until age 10), a special crown, balloon and store announcement when you stop in on your child’s day. Even Mom and Dad get something – a planner with savings inside to help make your child’s birthday even more special. You can sign up in the store or head to http://www.trubdayclub.com/ to sign up.
Who doesn’t want ice cream on their birthday? Sign up for the Baskin Robbins Birthday club to get a free 2.5 oz. scoop of ice cream on your birthday. The best part about this one is that there is no age limit. That means Mom and Dad can get free ice cream too! You can sign up for this one at http://www.baskinrobbins.com/ . Just click the Birthday Club tab at the top of the page.
When you sign up your child for the Denny’s Kids’ Birthday Club, your child will get a coupon for a free entrée and sundae on her special day. Stop by http://www.dennyskidsandparents.com/ and click on the birthday image to get the necessary forms.
Your child can get a free Happy Meal during the month of his birthday. Just send an email to JoinCBMm@earthlink.net and indicate you are NEW Member. Be sure to include your child’s name, mailing address and birthday. This offer is open to children who are 11 or younger.
When you sign up for this club, both you and your child will get a coupon for special birthday savings. Maybe now you can do a birthday shopping spree without breaking the bank! Head on over to http://www.childrensplace.com/ and scroll down to the image of the cake to sign up.
If you have an older child, this might be the place to go. When you sign up for the Red Robin e-club, you will get a free burger on your birthday. Plus, you’ll get something free just for signing up. You will want to visit www.RedRobin.com/eclub/ to get in on this great offer.
Join the BK Kids’ Club and your child will get a free hamburger meal on his or her special day! Just go to http://www.clubbk.com/ to get signed up.
When you belong to the Price Chopper Kids’ Club, you not only get free products all year long, your child can get something special on his or her birthday too! Visit http://www.mypricechopper.com/ and then find the Kids’ Club image and register each of your children. (Good through age 12)
Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus:
This is one for parents whose children fall in the ages of newborn to 12 months old. When you sign them up for Baby’s First Circus, you will get a coupon to a show – that never expires! Visit http://www.ringling.com/ and click on Special Offers
Applebees: Free dessert. They also have a newsletter, but no word if it sends out a birthday coupon or not http://www.applebees.com/emailsignup.aspx
Atlanta Bread Company – They have a VIP eClub that you can sign up for, gaining you a free cookie on your birthday.
Auntie Anne’s Pretzels – They’ll send you monthly coupons all year long if you sign up for their newsletter, so it’s pretty safe to guess you’ll get a birthday treat.
Ben & Jerry’s Ice Cream – Become a Chunk Spelunker and you can get some free ice cream!
BD’s Mongolian’s B.B.Q. – Signup for their Club Mongo and you’ll get a coupon for a free birthday meal.
Bob Evans – Free kids meal for anybody under the age of 12.
Boston Market – Free kids B-Day meal coupon for kids under 12 and coupons online for their various entrees.
Buffalo Wild Wings – You either get a Free dessert with a $5 purchase.
California Pizza Kitchen – Free kids meal during the month of their birthday if you register first.
Captain D’s – Join their D’s Club and get a coupon for $3 off any meal, among other freebies.
Chick-fil-A – No idea what the freebie is, but they ask for your birthday.
Coldstone Creamery – Join now and get a free creation on your birthday.
Country Kitchen – As long as you have valid ID, you get a free dinner entree up to $8 in value.
Culvers – Free sundae as well as a few printable coupons when you first sign up.
Dairy Queen – Free ice cream coupon via e-mail for kids 16 and under. They also have a Blizzard Club for adults with the same offer.
Famous Dave’s Barbeque – Free meal with advance signup.
Fazoli’s – Join their eFamily and get a coupon for a free dessert.
Hooters – Free song & T-shirt
Houlihan’s – Free coupon for an entree during your next visit up to a week after b-day
IHOP – You’ll get a free meal when you sign up and on your birthday.
Joe’s Crab Shack – Free cake if you join their club.
Krispy Kreme – Free half dozen glazed donuts and a coffee mug with either coffee or soda in it! You might want to sign up ahead of time.
Logan’s Roadhouse – Join their Nut Club and get a coupon for a free slice of cheesecake. Sometimes they’ll sing for you as well.
Macaroni Grill – Free dessert plus an OPERA-style “Happy Birthday” song, which is always…fun?
Noodles & Company – Signup for their newsletter and they’ll send ya a coupon for a free meal right around our birthday!
Olive Garden – Free dessert if you sign up
On The Border – Free appetizer if you sign up.
P.F. Chang’s – Free cake or cheesecake via their e-mail list.
Papa Murphy’s – Sign up for their e-club and get a coupon for a free cookie dough on your birthday.
Perkin’s – Free bakery goodie on birthdays for kids under 12.
Red Lobster – Their Overboard Club will send you a coupon for $5 off two adult entrees.
Red Robin – Free Gourmet Burger if you sign up for Eclub. You have to bring in the e-mail coupon they send you.
Ruby Tuesday – Free handcrafted burger of your choice.
Ryan’s – Join the Mega Bar Meal club and get not only a free meal on your birthday, but a free meal just for signing up!
Wendy’s – Free kids meal for the little ones and a free frosty for us adults
I am sure there are more...this is all I could find right now! Also, here is a Kids Eat Free Guide http://kcparent.com/More/Guides/KidsEatFree.aspx