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Celebrate Your FREE Birthday With the Best birthday Freebies for 2024 in the California Bay Area.

San Francisco is home to more than 850k people but there are more than 7 million people located in the bay area. That means that there are almost 20k people each day who are celebrating their birthdays. We show you and all those other folks out there celebrating their birthday, the wonderful free stuff, discounts and offers available to you by the bay.


First off, you should note that San Francisco has over 3500 restaurant locations open at any given time, day, or night. The competition is fierce in the hospitality industry in San Francisco. To draw customers into their establishments they get very creative with their birthday rewards program to make sure you and your friends celebrate with them.


And it's just not restaurants, most of the popular retail chains have followed suit with rewards programs of their own to entice the everyday consumer into shopping at their location by offering steep discounts and things you can get for free on your birthday.


If you would like to view all the deals in the San Francisco bay area, be sure to download the Yayday app. It free! It's fun, and it shows you all the deals nearby that you can sign up for. 

See all of the 952 birthday deals (and counting) in San Francisco. No account needed. Yay!

San Francisco Birthday Freebies

Birthday Deal #1



  • Deal: Free Birthday Blowout

  • Value: $40

Birthday Deal #2


Edible Arrangements

  • Deal: Free Gift

  • Value: $30

Birthday Deal #3



  • Deal: Free Gift & In-store Treatment

  • Value: $30

Birthday Deal #4


Benihana's Restaurant

  • Deal: $30 Gift Certificate

  • Value: $30

Birthday Deal #5


Morton's Steakhouse

  • Deal: $25 Reward

  • Value: $25

Birthday Deal #6


Bubba Gump Shrimp

  • Deal: $25 Reward

  • Value: $25

Birthday Deal #7



  • Deal: Up to 30% Discount

  • Value: $25

Birthday Deal #8


Pottery Barn

  • Deal: $25 Reward

  • Value: $25

Birthday Deal #9


McCormick & Schmicks

  • Deal: $25 Reward

  • Value: $25

San Francisco Birthday Freebies in the Bay Include Free Birthday Meals, Store and Restaurant Deals

Watch for These San Francisco Free Gifts During Your Birthday Month.

For you shopping lovers, you will be pleased to know that there are several deals that will send you a free gift on your birthday or allow you to pick one up at their local retail location. Aveda, for example, offers high-performance hair, skincare, and body care products. Bluemercury, another beauty company will give you a free gift and in-store treatment. Looking for some new home decor? Check out Cost Plus World Market! They offer top-quality furniture, affordable home decor, imported rugs, curtains, unique gifts, food, wine, and more. Loyalty members get a free surprise on their birthday!

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Birthday Freebies: Activities and Destinations for your Kid's Birthday

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Birthday Freebies aren't just for adults, you can get your kids in on the action as well. Here are a few to consider when your tot turns it up another notch!

  1. Check out Claire's! America's retailer for girls, glitter, and glam. Join Claire's Rewards program and receive 20% OFF your next purchase. Enter your birth date, and you'll receive a FREE surprise on your birthday!

  2. Get hip with Journeys, and win big on your birthday! 15% discounts are given to those who join the Journeys Birthday Club.

  3. Find kid's clothes in every size, color, and trend-setting style at The Children's Place. My Place Rewards members receive a 20% off coupon during the month of their child's birthday, and My Place rewards credit card holders receive a 25% off coupon. Deal value depends on the amount spent.

  4. Enjoy a surplus of health-conscious activities and games at the YMCA. Purchase a birthday party package and the birthday child gets free admission.

  5. Eat, drink, play, and watch sports at your local Dave & Buster's! Sign up for Dave & Buster's rewards, and get $10 (48 chips) in FREE gameplay.

  6. We can't leave out the one place where a kid can be a kid! Stop by Chuck E. Cheese and get 20 minutes of FREE unlimited game play during your child's birthday week (valid 3 days before and 3 days after birthday) with a $10 food purchase (maximum of 2 can be redeemed per month). Also, get 100 FREE tickets the month of your half-birthday (maximum of 2 can be redeemed per month).

Great Discounts & Free Stuff on Your Birthday From Retail Stores

Ready for a retail extravaganza? Check out these great retail birthday freebies.

  1. Get back into style! J. Crew Factory offers a free birthday surprise valued at $10 when you sign up for their Factory First rewards program.

  2. Explore our unrivaled selection of makeup, skincare, fragrance, and more from classic and emerging brands. Register with Sephora, and receive a FREE gift on your birthday valued at $10.

  3. Receive a $20 discount from American clothing brand GUESS.

  4. Feeling Crafty? Creativity is so rewarding! Download and sign up for the Joann Smiles rewards club to redeem rewards crafted just for you. For your birthday you will receive a 20% off coupon towards your next purchase

  5. Pottery Barn is an American upscale home furnishing store. Become a Visa Goldmember and get a $25 reward during your birthday month.


Get a complete list when you download the Yayday app!

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Who Gives the Best Birthday Freebies?

This is a tough one. For foodies who like to eat, you've really got it made with all the free food deals like appetizers, entrees, and desserts. You find a little of everything for free on your birthday if you know where to look. One place at the top of our list is Benihana's Japanese restaurant. As they say, It's not just a meal, it's an experience! Benihana's offers a $30 gift certificate on your birthday when you join the Chef's Table rewards club. Use your gift towards their house favorites like Hibachi Steak, Chicken, and Shrimp. You can also enjoy some delicious sushi and sashimi as well. YES PLEASE! This place is hoppin hot so be sure to make a reservation.

How do You Find Anything and Everything Free For Your Birthday in the Bay Area?

As mentioned previously, the best way to find everything you can get for free on your birthday is to download the Yayday mobile app. It's FREE! And it will provide you with all the deals in your area as well as hot links to sign up quickly and get your birthday mission started! If you want to save some cold hard cash, and party for free around the bay, seriously consider downloading the Yayday app. It will make the planning of your epic freebie birthday extra easy and allow you to find the perfect freebies that suit you best!

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Restaurant and Store Birthday Freebies You Can Get in San Francisco Without Signing Up

Although most establishments require you to sign up to some sort of loyalty program, however, there are some that simply require you to show proof of your birthday via a valid driver's license upon redeeming your free birthday gift, birthday meal, or birthday treat. For those of you who don't like signing up for things that pollute your inbox, this is good news! To make it even easier for you to find these diamonds in the rough, we created a special "No Catch" filter in our Yayday app, so you can quickly narrow in these ID-only deals. Download today and #Birthday Better! You won't believe what you can get for free!


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