No need to worry about your budget! On your birthday plenty of businesses will give you free stuff. Here are some companies that offer items at no cost. For many you’ll have to sign up for their free rewards program or email list. 

  1. Jersey Mikes – Free regular sub.
  2. Krispy Kreme – Free original glazed dozen and free donut for signing up. 
  3. Starbucks – Free drink, plus 15% off anything you buy in their online store.  
  4. Moe’s Southwest Grill– Free birthday burrito.
  5. Redbox – Free movie rental and another one of the anniversary of the day you signed up. 
  6. Subway – Free 6-inch sub and drink.
  7. Dairy Queen  – Free blizzard.
  8. IHOP – Free stack of pancakes and one for signing up!
  9. Auntie Anne’s   Free birthday pretzel.
  10. Jeni’s Ice Cream – Free ice cream!

There are many other places as well so it’s worth checking on your favorite place. If you know anyone with a birthday coming up feel free to share. Happy birthday!!

George Maroudas 
Twitter @ChicagoAdvisor