• The Best Birthday Freebies in Hoboken + Jersey City

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    Birthdays are the best because they always means there’s a fun celebration right around the corner and usually some good tunes. From delicious cake to thoughtful presents, there’s something to love about everyone’s birthday — especially when it’s yours. Whether you celebrate the day with family, friends or your four-legged bestie, be sure to treat yourself and keep the gifts coming all month long {no judgment}. And in Hoboken and Jersey City, there’s a pretty decent list of things that you can cash in on for your birthday celebration, if that’s your thing. From ice cream, coffee, and blowouts to workouts and discounts at your local faves, we’ve rounded up some not-to-miss birthday freebies around the area. Sign up for these rewards at least a week before your birthday and voilà, you just scored free stuff {cue the confetti}. Read on to find out the best birthday freebies in Hoboken + Jersey City:

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    Anthropologie {412 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    If you need a special outfit to wear to dinner, sign up for AnthroPerks and enjoy 15% off a purchase during your birthday month.

    Athleta {316 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Athleta offers its cardholders $20 off of their purchase during their respective birthday months.

    Au Bon Pain {101 Hudson Street, Jersey City}

    As an eClub member, receive a freshly brewed coffee and bakery item on your birthday as a thank you.

    Ben & Jerry’s {405 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Sign up for their newsletter and enjoy a free scoop on your birthday. They have delicious dairy-free choices, too.

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    Bang Cookies {1183 Summit Ave, Jersey City}

    Die-hard cookie fans, become a Bang’ Bassador and get a free gift on your birthday plus 500 points.

    Bliss Spa {225 River Street, Hoboken}

    Register for the Bliss Blue Rewards and get a birthday surprise.

    Bloom Spa {402 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Receive a free manicure on your birthday during the first year as a member of the rewards program.

    Cold Stone Creamery {116 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Get a BOGO coupon for your birthday by signing up for the My Cold Stone Club.

    CVS {Multiple Locations in Hoboken +Jersey City}

    Join the ExtraCare BeautyClub and redeem your gift of beauty.

    Del Frisco’s Grille {221 River Street, Hoboken}

    Rewards members, mention your special day when making a reservation and receive a complimentary dessert.

    Drybar {218 Washington Street}

    Members {$85/month} receive a free birthday blowout to be redeemed within five days of your birthday

    Dunkin Donuts {Multiple Locations in Hoboken + Jersey City}

    DD Perks members receive a free beverage, any size.

    Edible Arrangements {84 Washington Street, Street, 261 Grand Street, Jersey City, + 747 Newark Avenue, Jersey City}

    Join Edible Rewards and receive a free fruit treat during your birthday month.

    Health in Hands Spa {1321 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Mention code MYBDAY to get any aromatherapy for free {$10 worth} on your birthday.

    Honor Yoga {720 Monroe Street, Hoboken}

    Members receive a reusable canvas tote on their birthday.

    Hudson Coffee Company {1100 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken} and Bean Vault Coffee {1 Newark Street, Hoboken}

    Show your ID on your birthday and get a free cup of coffee.

    Johnny Rockets {134 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    As a member of the Rocket E-Club, Enjoy a free burger with the purchase of any entrée and drink or shake.

    Krispy Kreme {95 Christopher Columbus Drive, Jersey City}

    Krispy Kreme Rewards members receive a free birthday treat.

    Local Barre {1180 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken + 720 Monroe Street, Hoboken}

    Take any class during your birthday month and celebrate with a class on them. VIB’s and members can bring a friend in for free.

    ONE/SOL {1125 Maxwell Lane, Hoboken}

    Mention your birthday and get a special discount.

    Panera Bread {310 Washington Street, Hoboken + 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City}

     Join MyPanera and get a bonus reward on your birthday.

    QDOBA Mexican Eats {400 Washington Street, Hoboken + 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City}

    If Cinco de Mayo is your favorite holiday, then don’t forget to register for Qdoba Rewards and score free food during your birthday month.

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    Rita’s Italian Ice {121 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    Join the Birthday Club and celebrate with a free frozen treat on either your birthday or half-birthday if during the winter season.

    Sbarro {1 Hudson Place, Hoboken}

    Join the Slice Society and you’ll receive a birthday surprise — a free slice with the purchase of a beverage.

    Sephora {319 Washington Street, Hoboken + 30 Mall Drive West, Jersey City}

    Sign up for the Beauty Insider program and choose your free gift.

    Starbucks {Multiple Locations in Hoboken + Jersey City}

    Sign up for Starbucks Rewards and celebrate with a birthday treat.

    The Bar Method Hoboken {86 River Street, Hoboken}

    Members receive a discount on retail for your birthday

    Turning Point {1420 Sinatra Drive North, Hoboken}

    Present your PERK CARD and get a free entrée when you dine during your birth month {up to a $15 value}.

    UniK Wax Center {606 Washington Street Hoboken}

    Make your birthday a smooth one. Reward members receive 5,000 points ($5 value towards services) in your birthday month.

    Up and Out Salons {1106 Washington, Hoboken + 341 Bloomfield Street, Hoboken}

    Beauty Club members celebrate with a blowout on your birthday and 10% off products.

    Urban Souls {100 Hudson Street, Hoboken}

    Unplug and recharge with a free yoga or meditation class on the day of your birthday.

    Walgreens + Duane Reade {Multiple Locations in Hoboken + Jersey City}

    Balance Rewards members get 10% back in everyday points on eligible purchase all month long during your birthday month,

    Washington General Store {509 Washington Street, Hoboken}

    The Washington General Store offers customers a discount to use during your birthday month.

    What are your favorite birthday freebies? Have you cashed in on any of these or know of another to add to the list?

    Let us know in the comments!


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    Lara is a public relations and marketing communications consultant who moved to Hoboken over seven years ago after living on the Upper West Side in Manhattan {she says the skyline views are much better from this side of the Hudson}. A Lehigh University graduate with a degree in journalism, she can be found volunteering in the community, practicing yoga at Urban Souls, meeting friends for coffee at Hudson Coffee or Choc O Pain, and enjoying wine at her favorite spots in town including Court Street, The Brass Rail, and Bin 14.


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