Over 100 Awesome Things You Can Do For Free On Your Birthday In Columbus

Your birthday only comes once a year.

It’s the one day a year that’s all about you, so wouldn’t you want to live it up to the fullest? Here are dozens of ways that you can celebrate your big day. Free drinks, desserts, and food will leave your belly full and free gifts and discounts will keep your wallet full, too. If you plan it right, you could eat free your entire birthday!

Drinks

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  • Arby’s: free 12oz. milkshake when you make any purchase
  • Dunkin Donuts: free medium sized beverage
  • Starbucks: free drink or treat
  • Sonic Drive-in: free creamslush, medium drink, or tots
  • Planet Smoothie: free smoothie if you’ve joined the birthday club
  • Pita Pit: free 22 oz. fountain drink
  • Food

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  • Uno Pizzeria: free item off of the menu
  • Waffle House: free waffle
  • Which Wich: free regular sandwich
  • Average Joes: free boneless wings
  • On the Border: free bowl of queso or brownie sundae when you purchase an entree.
  • Firehouse Subs: free medium sub sandwich
  • Ponderosa: adults get the Steak or Buffet free and kids get the Kid’s Buffet for free. All you’ve got to do is purchase an adult meal at regular price and join the e-club
  • Hungry Howie’s Pizza: free medium 1-topping pizza. Just sign up for the email club and make a minumum purchase of $5
  • P.F. Chang’s: free appetizer or dessert during your birthday month
  • Hot Head Burritos: free food when you’ve signed up for the rewards club
  • Sbarro: free slice of pizza
  • IHOP: free full stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity® Pancakes
  • Auntie Anne’s Pretzels: free pretzel
  • Marco’s Pizza: free medium 1-topping Pizza.
  • Bar Louie: free appetizer or dessert when you’ve signed up for the emails
  • Raising Cane’s: Caniac Club members get free food on their birthday
  • HoneyBaked Ham: Honeybaked Rewards members get a free sandwich
  • First Watch: free entree
  • Hometown Buffet: buy one, get one adult dinner buffet
  • Marie Scramblers: free meal
  • The Pub at Polaris: GOGO entrees
  • Ruby Tuesday: free burger or free garden bar entree
  • Joe’s Crab Shack: Free appetizer when you buy an adult entree.
  • Genghis Grill: free birthday bowl
  • Jersey Mike’s Subs: free sub sandwich and drink
  • Bonefish Grill: free order of Bang Bang Shrimp or Jen’s Jamaican Coconut Pie.
  • Red Lobster: free appetizer
  • Bon Vie Bistro : $5 off lunch and $10 off dinner
  • Boston Market: free dessert when you get a “create your own plate” meal
  • Boston’s The Gourmet Pizza: free flatbread
  • Red Robin: members of the Red Robin Royalty program get a free burger
  • Steak ‘n Shake: free Double Steakburger with cheese and fries
  • Noodles & Company: free entree
  • Houlihan’s: free entree
  • Texas Roadhouse: free sidekick of ribs or appetizer
  • zPizza: a free small pizza for members of the zTribe. Plus $5 to $20 off of your purchase
  • Buckeye Hall of Fame Grill : free appetizer
  • Qdoba Mexican Grill: buy one, get one entrees when you’re a member of the eclub
  • Moe’s Southwest Grill: receive free burrito
  • Captain D’s Seafood Restaurant: free meal
  • Perkins: adults get a free Magnificent Seven and kids get a free kids meal
  • Scrambler Marie’s: MarieClub members get a free entree
  • Spaghetti Warehouse: free entree
  • Denny’s: free Grand Slam meal
  • Dickey’s Barbeque Pit: free Big BBQ Sandwich
  • J Gilbert’s: free entree worth up to $25
  • Dublin Village Tavern: free entree when a member of a party of four
  • Desserts

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  • Graeters: free sundae on your birthday with the Graeter’s Sweet Rewards program
  • McAlister’s Deli: free dessert
  • Baskin Robins: free scoop of ice cream on if you’re a member of the Birthday Club
  • Melting Pot: free chocolate fondue
  • Culver’s: free sundae
  • Smokey Bones: free dessert
  • Longhorn Steakhouse: free dessert
  • Outback  Steakhouse: free dessert
  • O’Charley’s: free dessert
  • Abuelo’s: free dessert when you’re a member of the Mi Abuelo’s Rewards program
  • Cantina Laredo: free dessert
  • Dairy Queen: buy one, get one Blizzard or $3 off a Blizzard cake
  • Cinnabon: free treat
  • Dippin’ Dots: free small cup of Dippin’ Dots
  • Coldstone Creamery: buy one, get one signature creation
  • Wendy’s: free frosty
  • Great American Cookies:  free slice of cookie cake with any purchase
  • Pizza Hut: free dessert with your next order
  • Papa Murphy’s: free cookie dough with purchase a pizza
  • Quiznos: free cookie
  • Romanos Macaroni Grill: free dessert
  • Logan’s Roadhouse: free dessert
  • Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse: free dessert
  • All Cameron Mitchell Restaurants: free dessert
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes: free bundtlet cupcake
  • Tim Horton’s: special treat
  • Rita’s Italian Ice: free regular Italian Ice
  • Applebee’s: free dessert for members of the email club
  • Buffalo Wild Wings: free dessert
  • Mimis Cafe: free dessert or baked good
  • California Pizza Kitchen: free dessert
  • Carrabba’s Italian Grill: free dessert with purchase of an entree
  • Ted’s Montana Grill: free dessert
  • Olive Garden: free dessert or appetizer
  • Cheesecake Factory: free dessert
  • Fazolis: free dessert
  • Chili’s: free brownie sundae
  • Morton’s Steakhouse: free dessert
  • Max & Ermas: Good Neighbors Club members get a special treat
  • TGI Fridays: free dessert
  • City Barbeque: free dessert during the month of your birthday when you’ve signed up for their emails
  • Cooper’s Hawk: Free dessert
  • Cracker Barrel: free dessert
  • Quaker Steak & Lube: free dessert when you’re a member of the email club, and $5 to $25 off of your bill
  • Panera Bread: free dessert
  • Tanuki Japanese Steakhouse and Sushi Bar: free dessert
  • Gifts & Activities

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  • Birthdaypak of Columbus: Signup to receive up to coupons and gift cards to local stores, salons, and/or restaurants.
  • Benihana: $30 gift card
  • Sephora: free beauty for those that have signed up as Beauty Insiders
  • Aveda: sign up for emails to get a free gift
  • bareMinerals: free eyecolor when you’re a Friends and Benefits member
  • Ulta: free beauty item for ULTAmate Rewards members
  • American Eagle Outfitters: get 15% off during your birthday month when you’re an Aerewards member
  • Champ’s Sports: sign up to be a VIP and receive a birthday offer
  • Charming Charlie: get a special offer on your birthday when you’re a member of the email club
  • The Children’s Place: 20% Coupon on your Birthday and Your Child’s Birthday th
  • DSW rewards: $5 certificate
  • Famous Footwear: get a special birthday offer if you’re a Famous Footwear Loyalty Program member and spend more than $200 every year
  • Sunny Street Cafe: free entree coupon when you’re a member of the e-club
  • Gap: 25% off with Gapcard
  • Kohls Rewards: $5 Khols reward
  • Old Navy: birthday discount when you sign up for email updates
  • Victoria’s Secret: Angel Card members get a $10 credit
  • The Container Store:  coupon for a free gift when you are part of the POP program
  • Sports Clips: free haircut
  • World Market: 15% off your purchase
  • Brio Tuscan Grille: certificate for free food
  • Buca di Beppo: gift worth $20
  • Texas De Brazil: $25 gift card toward one regular dinner or a buy one, get one coupon
  • Gordon Biersch: buy one, get one coupon for an entree
  • Jason’s Deli: $6 coupon
  • Refectory: $20 towards two dinner entrees or $10 towards two bistro dinners
  • Mellow Mushroom: $5 coupon
  • Orange Julius: buy one, get one coupon
  • bd’s Mongolian Grill: buy one bowl, get a coupon for a free unlimited meal
  • Godiva: $10 gift certificate
  • Now get out there, sign up for those rewards clubs, and get some free stuff!

    Oh, and Petco will give your pet a free treat on their birthday if you’re a member of the Pals Rewards program.

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