When you’re a kid, your birthday is the best! And, if your kids are like mine, they start their birthday count down the day after their birthday for the next year. As if a kid’s birthday wasn’t reason enough to get totally giddy, along come family-friendly businesses to make it even better. Some of our favorite retailers and restaurants celebrate their smallest patrons by giving them a FREE gift on their birthday. Here’s where your kids can score some sweet treats and other perks on their big day.
Barnes & Noble
Join Barnes & Nobles’ Kid’s Club and your kids can receive a FREE cupcake from their café. Plus, for signing up you’ll receive 30% off list price on any one kids’ book or toy.
Chuck E. Cheese’s
If you sign up for Chuck E-Club you’ll receive an email on your child’s birthday with a coupon for FREE tokens, plus other special offers throughout the year.
Cold Stone Creamery
Members of My Cold Stone Club receive a “Buy One Get One Free” coupon as a birthday surprise. You can add up to seven family members to your club account.
Sign up for the Culver’s eClub and you’ll get delicious discounts, coupons and menu news, including a coupon for a FREE birthday sundae. You can also add family members to your account.
Join the Dairy Queen Blizzard Fan Club and you’ll get a coupon for a FREE Blizzard on your little one’s birthday (with the purchase of another Blizzard).
When you belong to the Price Chopper Kids’ Club, you not only get FREE products all year long, your child can get something special on his or her birthday. (Good through age 12)
Sign up for Red Robin’s eClub and your kid will get a FREE hamburger on their birthday. But wait — this deal is good for adults as well, so don’t forget to sign yourself up, too.
Sign up for Rita’s Birthday Club to receive a FREE birthday treat. Kids under 13 years of age can be added to a parent’s account.
The Children’s Place
Register for The Children’s Place Birthday Club and receive a special treat during the month of you and your children’s birthdays. You can register up to four kids.
Toys “R” Us
Sign your kid up for Geoffrey’s Birthday Club and they will receive a birthday card and phone call from Geoffrey himself. You will also get an invitation to come into the store for an extra special birthday experience: a birthday balloon and crown.
Know of any other great birthday FREEbies for kids in Des Moines? Let us know in the comments below.