Birthday Freebies for Kids and Parents

I am always so pumped when my birthday month rolls around. What better way to get over getting older than to get some freebies out of it? If you are willing to sign up for a few loyalty programs from area businesses, you can receive a whole slew of fun treats and celebrate all month long. Many of these businesses also have wonderful deals for kids meals: discounts or even free meals! Check out our Kids Eat Free Guide to find something that works for your family. Get ready to treat yourself!

Auntie Anne’s 

Pretzel day…mmmm. Your birthday can be pretzel day if you sign up for their rewards program, My Pretzel Perks. There are a few other benefits and discounts by signing up as well. 

Locations all over the Indianapolis area.

Barnes & Noble

Barnes & Noble has a Kids’ Club that has many benefits including receiving a FREE cupcake or cookie from the Café. You will also receive a 30% off coupon for signing up.

There are many locations around Indianapolis. 

Baskin- Robbins

Baskin-Robbins has their Birthday Club and you get FREE ice cream on your birthday! You must be over 13 years old to make an account but you can add your children onto the account as well. 

Multiple locations around Indianapolis

Biggby Coffee

Join Biggby Nation and receive a free birthday beverage. This program has lots of other discounts and after every 12 beverages you purchase the 13th is free. 

302 Dan Jones Road, Plainfield
5255 E. Southport Road, Indianapolis

Buca di Beppo

Italian food is delicious but knowing you are getting a FREE colossal brownie sundae at the end of the meal makes the meal that much sweeter. Sign up for the eclub and not only will you get this dessert but you will get a coupon for $20 off of $40. If you are unfamiliar with Buca di Beppo, it is serve family style making it a great choice for birthdays with kids. You are sure to make memories with atmosphere and food like this.

There are a few locations around the Indianapolis area. 


If you register for Cheddar’s eClub, you can receive a free dessert on your birthday. As an added bonus, when you sign up for the eClub, you will receive a coupon for free chips and homemade queso!

Multiple locations around Indianapolis

Chicago Beef and Dog Company

Sign up for the CBAD Club and receive a free meal on your birthday! You can’t go wrong here with authentic Italian beefs and Chicago dogs not to mention homemade fresh fries.

5402 E. Washington St, Indianapolis

Crumbl Cookie

Make sure you are using the Crumbl app to accumulate points from every visit. On your birthday, you will receive an offer for a free cookie. 

4 Indianapolis area locations.


Enroll in Culver’s rewards program and you will get a coupon for a free one scoop sundae on your birthday. 

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.

Firehouse Subs

Firehouse Subs offers a FREE medium sub as a birthday reward when you sign up for their Firehouse Rewards program. Offer is valid for ages 13 and up. This offer can be used on your birthday and within the following 6 days. For children 12 and under, use your email address to sign them for a special treat on their birthday. 

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.

Fresh Market

Join the Ultimate Loyalty Experience and receive exclusive savings along with a free slice of birthday cake for your special day.

5415 N. College Ave, Indianapolis

Goodfellas Pizzeria

Goodfellas Pizzeria has deliciously large New York Style slices of pizza. Similar to the Mocha Nut Coffee Shop, I received a 5 dollar birthday reward by signing up for their reward program through the Square platform at checkout. 

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.


Another loyalty program; you will receive free pancakes for signing up, free pancakes on your birthday and on the anniversary of signing up for the program. You had me at FREE pancakes! Remember, kids 12 and under eat free from 4-10pm with the purchase of an adult entrée.  

Locations all over the Indianapolis area. 

Johnny Carino’s

Join Johnny Carino’s Italian eClub and get a free dessert on your birthday. Not only that, but when you sign up for the club, you also get a coupon for a free pepperoni pizza!

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.

Krispy Kreme

Krispy Kreme has made its return to Indianapolis and along with it, come some sweet rewards. Join their Sweetest Rewards program and get a free donut just for signing up. The big reward comes during your birthday month: enjoy a free original glazed dozen donuts!

5940 E. 82nd Street, Indianapolis

Mocha Nut Coffee Shop

The Mocha Nut Coffee Shop is a wonderful and delicious coffee shop in the Southport area. The shop uses the Square program when you pay and you can then fill out additional information through surveys once your receipt is emailed to you. This time of program is becoming very popular among small businesses. When I signed up, I received a 5 dollar birthday reward which was more than enough for a drink plus a little extra.

1625 E. Southport Roadd. Indianapolis

Olive Garden

At Olive Garden, you can enjoy some FREE dessert, up to an $8.50 value. Sign up to become part of the Olive Garden’s eClub and the coupon will be sent to you!

There are many locations around Indianapolis.

Panera Bread

Join MyPanera and receive a membership with perks such as a free pastry for your special day. 

Multiple Indianapolis locations. 


On your birthday, stop by your local Portillo’s restaurant, and enjoy a free piece of freshly baked chocolate cake. Be sure to sign up to be a Birthday Club member. 

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.

Red Robin 

Red Robin also has a loyalty program that includes a free birthday burger. This offer is valid once during the month of your birthday. Kids meals are also reasonably priced and provide endless sides with some healthier options and bottomless drinks. 

Multiple locations in the Indianapolis area.


Getting a free Starbucks beverage on your birthday is a popular choice. In order to do this you will need to have joined Starbucks Rewards at least 7 days prior to your birthday, provide your birthday in your Starbucks Rewards account information, and have made at least one Star-earning transaction prior to your birthday each year. 

Locations all over Indianapolis.

Texas Roadhouse

Sign up for the Texas Roadhouse VIP Club and on your birthday, you will receive an offer for a free appetizer. Some of the choices are cactus blossom, fried pickles, tater skins, cheese fries, or rattlesnake bites. For some added fun, staff will bring a saddle out for you to sit on while everyone sings you happy birthday!

Multiple Indianapolis area locations.

The Old Spaghetti Factory

This is a great deal! Parents, if you sign your child up for this birthday club, your child will receive a free meal on their birthday as well as a treat for their half birthday! Because we all really need to celebrate that half birthday! There is also a Factory Family program where you as the parent can receive other rewards.

210 S. Meridian Indianapolis
918 S. Rangeline Road. Carmel


Join the Zax Fanz Club and score a free signature sandwich just for signing up. In addition to this, on your birthday, you will receive an offer for 3 free cookies. This is a perfect way to sweeten up your special day!

Multiple Indianapolis locations.

I am looking forward to signing up for these programs and treating my kids to some extra birthday fun. There are so many restaurants, businesses, and bakeries that have similar deals. Let us know if we have missed any and we can add them to the list

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