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By Alicia Adamczyk
May 27, 2016
Shannon Fagan—Getty Images

What better way to celebrate your birthday than with a flurry of freebies and discounts from your favorite restaurants, retailers, and ice cream shops?

While lots of restaurants give you free food or dessert if you tell them it’s you’re special day, many national restaurant chains and stores now send emails or text alerts offering a birthday deal if you sign up for their e-clubs. Here’s Money’s list of all of the places that offer birthday freebies.

Beauty

  • Aveda – Become a member of Aveda.com and receive a free gift on your birthday.
  • BareMinerals – Sign up for the Friends and Benefits program and receive a free gift on your birthday.
  • CVS – Sign up for ExtraCare Beauty Club and receive $3 in ExtraBucks on your birthday.
  • Sephora – Join Beauty Insider for a free gift.
  • Smashbox – Free gift set.
  • Ulta – Receive a free gift.

Clothing & Accessories

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Food & Drink

Ice Cream/Desserts

  • Baskin Robbins – Sign up for the Birthday Club and receive a free cone on your birthday.
  • Ben & Jerry’s – Join the ChunkSpelunker email club and receive a free cone on your birthday.
  • Coldstone Creamery – Sign up for email alerts, get a BOGO creation cone.
  • Culver’s – Free birthday cone.
  • Dairy Queen – Join the Blizzard Club and get a birthday surprise and anniversary discount.
  • Dippin’ Dots – Join the Dot Crazy! Rewards Club, get a free cup on your bday.
  • Friendly’s – Free birthday sundae.
  • Krispy Kreme – Receive a free doughnut when you sign up for e-updates.
  • Marie Callender’s – Join the e-club, get a birthday surprise.
  • Pinkberry – Sign up for the loyalty club and receive a free yogurt on your birthday.
  • Sprinkles – Free cupcake.
  • TCBY – Free small yogurt when you sign up for myTCBY.

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