If your birthday is coming up –or if you just want to plan ahead—you should take advantage of the numerous restaurants, stores and entertainment venues that offer freebies to you just for being born!

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Start your birthday off right with a free meal at IHOP. Sign up to get your pancakes on the house here.

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Whether you like your wings breaded or “naked,” mild, medium or hot, you can get 10 free on your birthday! Just sign up for the Hooters eClub.

The Counter
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Enjoy a free shake the week of your birthday at this build-your-own-burger joint by signing up online here.

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Treat yourself to one of Baskin-Robbins’ many delicious ice cream flavors with a free scoop and discounts on cake for your special day. Sign up here.

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Dining and entertainment go hand-in-hand at Benihina. Receive a $30 gift certificate to use towards their savory Japanese cuisine during your birthday month by registering online here.

Black Angus Steakhouse
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Who doesn’t like steak –especially when it’s free? Indulge your carnivorous side with a free steak dinner (with purchase of another entrée) to celebrate your new year. Sign up here.

Frosted Cupcakery
1200 N. Highland Ave., Los Angeles, CA
4817 E. 2nd St., Long Beach, CA

Nothing’s sweeter than a free birthday cupcake! Just stop by either of Frosted Cupcakery’s locations and show your I.D. to receive your complimentary treat.

Red Robin
Multiple locations

Indulge yourself with a free burger at Red Robin by signing up online here.

Wing Stop
Multiple Locations

After you’ve enjoyed a free burger at Red Robin, head to Wing Stop to receive free French fries to complete the meal. Just sign up online.

Baja Fresh
Multiple locations

If you’re in the mood for Mexican, don’t miss out on your free birthday burrito at Baja Fresh. Sign up online (and receive a free taco today) here.

Jersey Mike’s
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Get a free sub and drink at Jersey Mikes in honor of turning a year older. Sign up online here.

Medieval Times
7662 Beach Blvd., Buena Park, CA

Birthday lords and ladies can enjoy a free feast and free entrance to the tournament by joining their online club.

One Colorado Pasadena Movie Theater
42 Miller Alley, Pasadena, C
See a movie for free during your birthday week! Simply stop by the concierge at this luxury theater after becoming a member online to redeem your complimentary ticket.

Big Bear Mountain Resorts
880 Summit Blvd., Big Bear Lake, CA

Does your birthday fall during the winter? Take advantage and ski or ride for free on your birthday at Big Bear! Simply present a valid photo I.D. on your actual birthday to the Guest Services Office.

Ice House Comedy Club
24 N. Mentor Ave., Pasadena, CA

Make sure your birthday is full of laughter this year. Go to the Ice House Comedy Club during your birthday week to receive two free admissions, a party favor, a free piece of cake and have your name announced during the show! In addition, bring up to 25 guests for only $7/person. To make reservations, call (888) 696-2037.

American Eagle/Aerie
Multiple locations

Get a new outfit to rock on your birthday with a 15 percent off coupon to use during your birthday month at American Eagle or Aerie stores. Sign up for their rewards club online.

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Shoe lovers can receive a $5 birthday certificate by signing up online.

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Beauty Insider members receive a complimentary birthday gift each year! Sign up online here.

Smashbox Cosmetics
Want even more make-up swag? Sign up for a free birthday gift set from Smashbox by signing up here.