Here’s where you can go in Michigan for free stuff on your birthday. Free food, free car washes, free tickets, free entertainment, retail coupons and more.
My in-box and snail-mail box fill up near my b-day time with free coupons and offers. Some freebies and coupons are better than others and there is no way I can use them all.
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Free Stuff on Your Birthday in Metro Detroit
Free Comedy Show at Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle – Receive 4 free tickets on the Friday of the week of your b-day (7:15p show) to Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle in Royal Oak. Reservations are required. Special events are not included in this promotion. Call 248-542-9900 to make reservations or visit their website for details.
Free Laser Tag at Paradise Park Novi – 1 FREE game with ID at Paradise Park – a great take to place the kids on their birthdays!
Free $10 Game play at Dave & Busters (Novi & Utica) – FREE $10 worth of game play added to your registered power card. They usually give you just a week or so before your birthday to cash in. Dave & Busters rewards.
Free Car Washes on Your Birthday
Jax Kar Wash Free Birthday Wash – Jax Kar Wash has 9 Metro Detroit locations that offer free birthday car washes. Just present your driver’s license within 2 weeks of your birthday! You must be a Rewards Customer to get your choice of Full-Service or Exterior. Non-Rewards customer get a free Exterior-Only Wash.
30% Off Dunham’s Sporting Goods Coupon – Dunham’s sends out quality deals as part of their e-mail club. If you sign up, you’ll receive a coupon for 30% off any 1 item in stock for the month of your birthday. There are a few restrictions but it’s still a decent deal.
20% Off Jo-Ann Fabrics Coupon – This Jo-Ann Fabrics coupon is good for 20% off your total purchase – not bad! Also nice is that the coupon is valid for an entire month and there aren’t too many ridiculous restrictions on the offer.
20% Off Plato’s Closet of Metro Detroit – Sign-up in-store by giving them your cell phone # and they’ll send you text notifications. 20% off of purchase on or before your B-Day. Plato’s Closet review
10% off at Best Buy During Your B-Day Month – 10% off a select item. Some exclusions apply, but the discount parameters aren’t terribly limiting. Join the Best Buy Rewards Club
$5 Off any item at DSW – Just sign up for DSW rewards to receive $5 Birthday coupon good for your entire B-Day month.
$10 off any Kohl’s purchase* – This offer can be used ONCE during your birthday month. Sign up for Kohl’s rewards. *Purchase must be at least $10.
$5 Coupon for Sally’s Beauty Supply on Your Birthday – A $5 birthday reward AND double points on all purchases during your birthday month. Sign up here
Free Food on Your Birthday
Free Buffalo Wild Wings on Your Birthday – Join Buffalo Wild Wings’ Blazin Reward Club and receive FREE snack-sized order of wings. If you’re a fan of B-Dubs (like I am), this rewards club pays off the whole year with easy to attain specials.
Free Buddy’s Pizza on Your Birthday – Buddy’s Pizza sends you a coupon for a free 4-Square pizza when you dine-in at Buddy’s or 10% off any dine-in, all-you-can-eat dinner party package. Offer is good 2 weeks before and after your actual birthday. Simply visit Buddy’s Pizza website and sign-up for their email club.
Free Meal at Lockhart’s BBQ – (Royal Oak) when you sign-up for their Birthday Club and receive a Free Meal during your birthday month! You’ll also receive exclusive offers and information on all brewery special events. Sign up here.
Free Birthday Meal at BD’s Mongolian Grill – bd’s gives you 14 days to cash in on your free birthday meal. Simply sign up at gomongo.com and they e-mail the coupon to you to present at any Metro Detroit, Michigan bd’s participating location. Present the coupon (and your ID) when you dine-in and the meal is yours. Tell your server it’s your birthday the fun Mongo chefs will make you a special hilarious tinfoil birthday crown! bd’s has 5 Metro Detroit locations.
Free Birthday Meal at Rochester Mills Beer Co. – Rochester Mills Beer Co. Receive a free birthday entree (max value $15). Unfortunately, this deal has been stripped down from years past. You used to also receive a free Rochester Mills Beer Co logo pint glass. My husband and I are amassed quite a collection of RMCA pint glasses while they were hosting this giveaway but at least you can still get the entree. Sign-up here.
Free Burger at Fuddruckers – Fuddruckers gives away a free 1/3lb burger with the purchase of another Fuddruckers entree of equal or lesser value. You have to present the physical coupon when you receive your free birthday burger from Fuddruckers so you have to sign up for The Fudd Club on their website. 2 Metro Detroit Locations
BOGO Birthday Entree at QDoba – The QDOBA rewards club is pretty handy. I don’t go often but when I do, I always seemed to get a free drink or Queso out of the deal. On your birthday, QDoba gives you a BOGO offer to print from your e-mail. Not the best offer in the world but it’s better than nothing.
Free B-Day Entree at Rojo Mexican Bistro – Sign-up for the Rojo Amigos Card and receive a “free birthday dinner”. You have to sign-up for the card and pay a one time charge of $10 to begin earning many rewards points.
Free Submarine Sandwich + drink on Your Birthday from Jersey Mike’s Subs – This deal isn’t bad at all, but it does come with a few stipulations. Free regular sub at Jersey Mike’s Subs. Offer is valid ONLY on your birthday day and the coupon has to be printed and presented in person with proof of birthday. Jersey Mike’s has great subs – so this one is worth it for me. You can sign up for the email club at Jersey Mike’s website.
BOGO DQ Blizzard on Your Birthday – I’m usually not a fan of BOGO birthday offers but DQ Blizzards are an exception. Just join the DQ Blizzard Fan Club. Not only do you receive a BOGO Blizzard on your birthday… you get up to 6 BOGO coupons your first year of joining.
Free B-Day Fries at Smashburger – Smashburger has FREE Fries as part of their rewards program. The first birthday reward you receive is free fries. If you use the rewards program frequently you can work your way up to a FREE Smashburger & FREE Smashfries on your birthday. You have to sign up for the birthday club on their website.
Free B-Day Dessert at Chili’s – Chili’s gives you a free Brownie Sundae on your birthday. Just sign up for their free e-mail club and you’ll get a coupon to print for their free birthday dessert to use within 7 days of your birthday.
Free Birthday Treat from Panera Bread – Panera Bread gives birthday rewards via-mail to your “MyPanera” card. Sure, it means you have to sign up to receive the card but the “special birthday surprise” offer gives you 60 days to enjoy your birthday surprise. My birthday surprise was “Free Pastry or Sweet” – Sweet! Panera e-mail club.
Free Ice Cream on Your Birthday at Baskin Robbins – Baskin Robbins offers a free single scoop ice cream cone on your birthday. Signup is simple on the Baskin Robbins website.
Free Meal on Your Birthday Week at Lily’s Seafood of Royal Oak – I was told you have a week to cash it in. All you have to do is sign up for Lily’s Seafood mailing list here. Thanks to Lynne for the great tip!
Free Dessert at Olga’s – Free dessert on your birthday (or the month of) by signing up for Olga’s rewards. No purchase necessary.
Free Steak Dinner on Your Birthday – Dave and Amy’s in White Lake (9595 Highland Rd, White Lake, MI 48386, 248-698-2010) offers a free steak dinner (or equivalent) on your birthday (up to $16.49, no drinks or sides included). You just need to show your server your ID proving your DOB. Thanks to Kim C for letting us know about this one.
Birthday Meal Deal at Main Street Ventures Ann Arbor Restaurants – Birthday Meal Deal offers free dessert & dining discounts on your birthday day at Real Seafood, The Chop House, Palios, Gratzi, and Carson’s. Discounts vary among # of people dining. Visit mainstreetventuresinc.com for details. Thanks to Adrienne A for letting us know about this one!
Free Loaf of Bread at Zingerman’s Bakehouse – Free loaf of bread up to $6.99 with any purchase. The other Zingermann’s properties in Ann Arbor all offer their own unique birthday deals. Newsletter signup. Thanks to Adrienne A for letting us know about this one!
Benihana Birthday Meal Offer – Benihana offers a $30 birthday gift card during the month of your B-Day. if you sign up for the Benihana Chef’s Table email club. Thanks to Adrienne A for letting us know about this one! 3 Metro Detroit Locations.
Free Pizza at Hungry Howies – Free medium pizza (1 topping) with purchase of Howie Bread in addition to other coupons with a month expiration date. I’m not sure if they offer this for all their locations but I know they do for their Rochester Hills (S Rochester Rd) location. You can sign-up for their email club here.
Free Birthday Sub from Firehouse Subs – You have to download the Firehouse Subs App to receive free stuff on your birthday from Firehouse – a free medium sub on your birthday at any Firehouse Subs location nationwide within 6 days of your birthday
Free Red Robin Hamburger on Your B-Day – Sign up for the Red Robin rewards program and receive a free burger in your birthday month. Many other great rewards too. Join here. Pain in the butt to register – they need SO MUCH of your info for some reason.
Royal Oak Brewery FREE Meal During Your B-Day Month – Just sign up for the Royal Oak Brewery Birthday club here (must be 21 & over / restrictions apply. Thanks to Lynne for the great tip!
Free Dessert at Sukhothai – Sign-up in store with your cell phone number and they’ll text you how get your FREE birthday treat. Sukhothai Review
Free Dessert at Pizza Uno – Just sign up for the rewards club and get a FREE dessert with purchase of an entree.
Free Dessert or Appetizer at Shield’s Pizza – (Troy, Southfield, Macomb Twp) Complimentary appetizer or Dessert of Your Choice. Will be sent about 7 days prior to your birthday and good for 15 days from the date it was sent. Sign up here.
Stay tuned for more Free Stuff on Your Birthday listings coming soon!