Celebrate your birthday in Ames

Taylor Anderson

Businesses in Ames offer a lot of great deals for birthdays. Whether you want to grab some food, play laser tag all night long or listen to a concert, there are some great ways to celebrate your birthday in town.

A lot of restaurants will have you sign up with them to get free birthday coupons. These coupons will give you a lot of cool deals for your birthday.

Most of the time when you sign up for the restaurant’s coupons, they will give you a free item or discount just for registering. It’s the easiest way to get good deals on food in the area.

Applebee’s and Buffalo Wild Wings are a few of these restaurants. Sign up with them and you’ll receive a free birthday dessert. Get a shooter from Applebee’s or chocolate fudge cake from Buffalo Wild Wings.

If you sign up for Dairy Queen’s Fan Club, you’ll get a free mini, small or medium blizzard when you purchase a medium blizzard. Grab a friend and have a cold treat on your special day.

Join Noodle Gram at Noodles and Co. and get a free bowl of noodles of your choice, whether you’re in the mood for American, Asian or Italian.

Signing up with Starbucks Rewards gets you a free drink or a free food item on your birthday. Why not start the day off with a jolt of energy provided by Starbucks? 

Godfather’s Pizza will give you a free medium one-topping pizza when you purchase breadsticks on your birthday.

Brick City Grill will give you a free meal of your choice just by showing your driver’s license — no ifs, ands or buts about it.

Many other places also offer different entertainment options for your birthday. 

Bring some of your friends out to Perfect Games and get some pizza or burgers at its Kingpin Restaurant while enjoying a night of bowling, laser tag or playing arcade games.

Reiman Gardens always has something new and exciting going on. Take a walk through the butterfly house and see all of the tropical butterflies. 

The Durham Bandshell, located at Sixth Street and Duff Avenue, has concerts and movies playing throughout the week. If one lands on your birthday, check it out for a fun and relaxing time.

Also, spend the Thursday night of your birthday week celebrating at Cy’s Roost. Grab your friends and get 21 mugs for only $21, if you’re 21 or older of course.