Birthday Freebies in Tucson

birthday freebies tucson

Celebrate your birthday in Southern Arizona with free birthday treats from local Tucson restaurants and retailers!

Here are some pertinent details you will want to know to claim your birthday freebies:

  • Most birthday clubs require that you sign up in advance and ask for your full name, e-mail address, mailing address, and birthdate.
  • Some birthday offers are good only on the exact date of your birthday while other offers can be used for your entire birthday week or month.
  • You may need to show a valid ID in order to give proof that it is your birthday.
  • Although we do our best to keep this page updated, we strongly recommend that you call ahead to ensure that the birthday freebie is still being offered.

At the top of this page, you will find the freebies in list format with a link for more information. If you love details, however, scroll past the list to see photos and to learn more about each freebie. 

Last, but not least...HAPPY BIRTHDAY! We hope you have a memorable and magical day in Tucson with family and friends!


The below list includes birthday freebies for adults in Tucson. They are listed in alphabetical order. 

Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club - free scoop

Cold Stone Creamery Club - buy one, get one free creation

Dairy Queen - The birthday deal is for both Blizzard Fan Club members and DQ® Rewards members. Both groups of fans will receive an email, alerting them to the birthday deal and specific instructions on how to access the BOGO Blizzard deal within the DQ® App.

Del Taco - free regular-sized shake on your birthday

Dunkin' Donuts - free medium beverage

IHOP - free pancakes

Little Anthony's Diner - free birthday sundae

Red Lobster Rewards Program - Through the My Red Lobster Rewards Program, Gold and Platinum members receive a free birthday reward.

Red Robin - free birthday burger

RoadHouse Cinemas - free popcorn or a gelato with purchase

Sephora - free birthday gift


The below list includes birthday freebies for children in Tucson. They are listed in alphabetical order. 

Barnes & Noble Premium Membership - Free B&N Café treat and Paper Source craft

Bashas' - free birthday cake for kids up to age 10

Bookmans - $10 gift certificate for kids; $15 gift certificate for teens

Build-A-Bear - get a birthday treat bear for the cost of how old you are



Barnes Noble birthday freebie cupcake kids

Barnes & Noble, Inc. is the largest retail bookseller in the United States, and a leading retailer of content, digital media, and educational products. The Company operates 627 Barnes & Noble bookstores in 50 states, as well as the Nook Digital business and one of the Web’s premier e-commerce sites,

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: If you are a Barnes & Noble premium member, you will be emailed a coupon before the big date for a FREE treat from the Barnes & Noble Café. This coupon can be used anytime during the child's birthday week!
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are two Barnes & Noble stores in Tucson - 5130 E. Broadway (Eastside) and 7325 N. LaCholla Blvd (Westside). The Eastside store is open on Sundays from 11:00am-7:00pm and Mondays-Saturdays, 9:00am-8:00pm. The Westside store is open on Sundays from 11:00am-5:00pm and Mondays-Saturdays, 9:00am-8:00pm.


free birthday cake bashas

Bashas' Family of Stores - the family-owned grocer that operates Food City, AJ's Fine Foods, Eddie's Country Store, and both Bashas' and Bashas' Diné supermarkets - is an Arizona-based company founded by brothers Ike and Eddie Basha, Sr. With more than 100 grocery stores, it is one of the largest employers in the state and one of the "Best Places to Work in Arizona." Since the company's inception in 1932, Bashas' has given back more than $100 million to the communities it serves.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: If your kids are signed up for the Birthday Club, they’ll get a coupon in the mail a few weeks before their birthday (through their 10th birthday). The Bashas’ Birthday Club is a Thank You Card benefit so, in order to sign up your kids, you first need to have a Bashas’ Thank You Card. There’s room on the sign-up form for your kids’ names and birthdates, but if you already have a Bashas’ card and just need to add your kids, just tell your local store manager or send an email to [email protected].
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are five Bashas' stores in Tucson - 3275 N. Swan Rd, 2000 W. River Rd, 6900 E. Sunrise, 8360 N. Thornydale, and 15310 N. Oracle. All stores are open 6:00am to 11:00pm.


Baskin-Robbins was founded in 1945 in Glendale, California by Burton Baskin and Irvine Robbins (ice cream enthusiasts and brothers-in-law), whose passion inspired what is now the world's largest chain of ice cream specialty shops. 

Baskin-Robbins® account holders can have a maximum of 5 family members (6 total, including the account holder) participating in the Birthday Club. You are limited to 10 “changes” in your account per calendar year. A “change” is counted as either an addition or removal of your family members. Please note that any changes made by the support team on your behalf will count towards this limit.

As a reminder, each Birthday Club account holder (and their family members!) participating in the Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club get one free 2.5-oz. scoop coupon on their birthday, which is sent to the account holder via email on the birthday date provided.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Baskin-Robbins Birthday Club is a free program. Guests who join can receive a coupon for a free 2.5 oz scoop and $3.00 off an ice cream cake at Baskin-Robbins. 
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are eight Baskin-Robbins locations in Tucson.


Bookmans Entertainment Exchange is a bookstore at their core. For over 40 years, they've operated on the assumption that used books along with movies, music, and other media, deserve the chance to be discovered on shelves, not in the landfill. Simply put, your local Bookmans was green before green was cool.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Children (o-12) receive a $10 gift certificate each year on their birthday. Teens (ages 13-17) receive a $15 gift certificate each year on their birthday. Sign up is on 
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are three Tucson locations - 6230 E. Speedway (East), 3330 E. Speedway (Midtown), and 3733 W. Ina Rd (Northwest).


  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Make the birthday child feel extra special with Build-A-Bear's Count Your Candles Promotion. Any day during their birthday month, birthday boys and girls are welcome to come into Build-A-Bear to count their candles...the age they are turning is how much it costs to make their own Birthday Treat Bear!
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There is one store at Tucson Mall in northwest Tucson.
  • NOTE: The Count Your Candles offer is available in stores only to Build-A-Bear Bonus Club members. If you’re not a Bonus Club member, it’s free and easy to join – and you can also earn points toward valuable rewards!


  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Cold Stone Creamery Club members receive a Buy One, Get One Free Creation offer on their birthdays.
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are six Cold Stone Creamery locations in Tucson: 5870 E. Broadway, 9565 E. 22nd Street, 5435 S. Calle Santa Cruz, 1927 E. Speedway Blvd, 7113 E. Tanque Verde Rd, and 475 W. Wetmore Rd.
  • NOTE: The 5 most popular flavors in order are: Cake Batter™ (#1 seller), Chocolate, French Vanilla, Sweet Cream, and Cheesecake.


Dairy Queen is an American chain of soft serve ice cream and fast food restaurants owned by International Dairy Queen, Inc. which also owns Orange Julius.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: The birthday deal is for both Blizzard Fan Club members and DQ® Rewards members. Both groups of fans will receive an email alerting them to the birthday deal and specific instructions on how to access the BOGO Blizzard deal within the DQ® App.
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are around 20 DQ locations around Tucson.


Del Taco offers a unique variety of both Mexican and American favorites such as burritos and fries, prepared fresh in every restaurant's working kitchen, with the value and convenience of a drive-thru. Del Taco's menu items are made with quality ingredients like fresh grilled chicken and carne asada steak, hand-sliced avocado, hand-grated cheddar cheese, slow-cooked beans made from scratch, and creamy Queso Blanco. Founded in 1964, Del Taco serves more than three million guests each week at its more than 580 restaurants across 14 states.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: For those who have signed up for Del Taco’s Raving Fan EClub (they can sign up online or through the Del App), they will receive a coupon via email for a FREE shake on their birthday (choice of Vanilla, Chocolate, or Strawberry - Regular size).
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There is one Tucson location at 840 E. Broadway Blvd. Hours are: Mon - Thu: 7:00am-12:00am; Fri: 7:00am-1:00am; Sat - Sun: 8:00am-1:00am.


cupcake pancakes birthday freebie IHOP

"For more than 60 years, IHOP has been a leader, innovator, and expert in all things breakfast, any time of day." The chain offers 65 different signature, fresh, made-to-order breakfast options and a wide selection of lunch and dinner items, including Ultimate Steakburgers. IHOP restaurants offer guests an affordable, everyday dining experience with warm and friendly service.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: As part of IHOP’s loyalty program, the International Bank of Pancakes, members receive the benefit of a free full stack of Buttermilk Pancakes on their birthday!
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are six IHOPs in Tucson. Locations include: 4187 N Oracle Rd., 1500 W. Grant Rd., 8445 N. Cerius Stravenue, 7945 E. Broadway Blvd., 5101 E. Grant Rd., and 1963 W. Valencia Rd.


Little Anthony's Diner is a family-friendly, 1950s-themed diner. Enjoy home cookin', juicy burgers, tons of diner fare options, and sweet treats! 

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Just tell your server it is your birthday for a free birthday sundae!
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: Only one - 7010 E. Broadway (Broadway & Kolb) in East Tucson.


Red Lobster is the world's largest seafood restaurant company, focused on serving the highest quality, freshly prepared seafood that is traceable, sustainable, and responsibly-sourced. With more than 50,000 employees in over 700 restaurants in the U.S. and Canada, and a growing international footprint, Red Lobster is more committed than ever to be not just the biggest seafood restaurant, but the best.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Through the My Red Lobster Rewards Program, Gold and Platinum members receive a free birthday reward.
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: There are three Red Lobster restaurants in Tucson - 5061 North Oracle Road, 5870 E. Broadway Blvd, and 5315 S Calle Santa Cruz.


"Roadhouse Cinemas provides an amazing movie & dining experience." The theaters feature a menu, full bar, bottomless sodas/teas, keg root beer, reserved seating, comfortable recliners, Happy Hour, Lunch Specials, and $6.00 Tuesdays.

  • BIRTHDAY FREEBIE: Roadhouse Cinemas offers FREE popcorn or a gelato on your birthday with purchase. Just show ID. 
  • TUCSON LOCATIONS: Tucson (4811 E Grant Rd ) and Scottsdale (9090 E. Talking Stick Way, Scottsdale AZ) locations participate in the birthday freebie.


We periodically update this list with new offers. If you have any additional information about other birthday freebies around town, contact us!

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