These 19 Stores Offer FREE Smash Cakes for Baby’s 1st Birthday!
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Here’s where to get a free smash cake!
Birthdays are a big deal! 🎂
Even more so when it’s to celebrate your little one’s very first trip around the sun! Lucky for you, we’re sharing a pretty sweet birthday freebie you can score for their big celebration. It doesn’t get much sweeter than your baby and FREE smash cakes!
That’s right, I’m sharing tons of grocers and stores that will give you a FREE cake on them for your baby’s first birthday! 🥳
Just note that most of these stores require a minimum purchase or a bakery purchase in order to snag this freebie. Some offers and locations may vary. To be sure this deal is available at your location, simply contact your local store to confirm before ordering.
Here are the grocers that offer free smash cakes:
In order to score a free smash cake with Albertsons Market, you need to place an order for a quarter sheet cake or bigger, which will feed approximately 16-24 people. Then you’ll get a FREE 5″ double layer smash cake for your little one. Orders can be placed as late as one day before your little one’s big day.
When your family is a part of the Kid’s Club at Barnes & Noble, you can score a FREE cupcake, cookie, or gluten-free Rice Krispie treat from the Barnes & Noble Café during the week of your kiddo’s birthday! While it isn’t exactly a smash cake, it’s totally free to join, plus you’ll be able to reap many other exciting rewards.
To make matters even sweeter, you can actually score a cupcake from their café on all your children’s birthdays so the fun & freebies don’t stop after the first year! Woohoo!
3. Giant Eagle
At Giant Eagle Bakery, you can score a FREE smash cake with any purchase of a quarter sheet cake valued at $19.99 or more. The smash cake will be a 5″ round single layer cake and must say “Happy 1st Birthday” to qualify. Your free smash cake cannot be added to an online order so make sure to call at least 24 hours before your party to scoop up this sweet deal!
With any purchase of a quarter-inch sheet cake or larger, you can score a FREE 7″ single-layer smash cake for your little one’s big day. Call as little as 24 hours before party day to get your order in!
At Harris Teeter, you can score a smash cake totally FREE with no purchase required! All you have to do is print their online form, fill it out, and turn it into customer service. Then you’ll receive a coupon for a FREE 5″ Patti-cake! Just make sure you get ahead of the game because processing your application can take between 4-6 weeks!
Get a FREE 5″ single-layer chocolate or white smash cake with an order of $9.99 or more at Kowalski’s. Your smash cake will be finished off with delicious buttercream frosting and can be personalized with either pink or blue icing. Discounts will be applied at checkout.
At select Lund’s and Byerly’s, you can either order a quarter-inch sheet cake, round cake, or some delicious cupcakes that total a minimum of $21.99 or more in order to score your free smash cake. While it’s still considered a cake, the size of it will be more equivalent to a large cupcake and should be ordered at least 48 hours in advance. Note that not all locations participate, so be sure to double-check by calling.
You’ll get a FREE 6″ smash cake with a giant one on the top when you purchase a birthday cake that’s at least a quarter-inch sheet or larger. Additionally, Price Chopper does require that the cake you’re ordering reads “Happy Birthday” and is ordered at least 24 hours prior to pick-up.
When you order an 8″ round or quarter-inch sheet cake that says “Happy 1st Birthday” on it, you can score a FREE 7″ two-layer round smash cake for your little one. Just make sure to order about 24 hours before you’d like to pick up your treats.
You can get a completely free smash cake at Safeway for your baby’s first birthday! Be sure to call your local store for more information.
At Shaw’s, you can score a totally FREE 5″ single-layer smash cake! Plan to order at least 24 hours in advance to score this sweet deal and pick it up the next day!
When you purchase a cake that’s a quarter sheet or larger, you can score a FREE single-layer 5″ smash cake for your little one. Orders must be placed within 48 hours or more before your celebration. If you want just the smash cake, it’s only $5.99!
Have a Stater Bros. near you? You’re in luck because they’ll give you a smash cake for your baby’s first birthday completely FREE by providing their birth certificate as proof of age. Choose between a white or marble cake and your choice of pink or blue icing. Orders must be placed 24 hours in advance to claim this freebie.
14. Super Target
If you’re lucky enough to have a Super Target near you, complete with a bakery (yes, those really do exist!), you can fill out this form and receive a FREE smash cake with any purchase of a special-order round or sheet cake! We found this smash cake to be among the smallest free cakes offered, but still delicious!
Call your local store to confirm and bring your completed form at least 24 hours before you’d like to pick it up.
15. Thrifty Foods
At Thrifty Foods, they value the importance of family and want to help you celebrate milestone moments. Therefore, their bakery offers a totally FREE 8″x12″ first birthday cake to them! Cakes can be ordered by phone or in the store and are available in pink, blue, or green.
Note that your child’s birth certificate is required upon pickup and this deal is valid for cake per child. Make sure to call at least 24 hours before you plan to pick up your order.
If you live in Pennsylvania, Vermont, or New York and have a Tops market with a bakery near you, you can score a 5″ smash cake completely FREE just by showing your baby’s birth certificate! You’ll also get to totally customize it with your choice of yellow, chocolate, marble, or white cake finished with whipped or buttercream icing! Plus, you’ll get to choose whatever decorations you want! Just make sure to order at least 24 hours ahead of time.
When you order a quarter-inch sheet cake (or larger) for your baby’s first birthday, United Supermarkets will automatically include a FREE 5″ single-layer smash cake! Just make sure to claim your freebie at least 24 hours before you plan to party.
At Walmart, when you place a bakery order for $14.98 or more, you can score a FREE 6″ round smash cake in either white or chocolate cake. Just make sure to place your order at least 24 hours before you plan to pick it up.
Order a sheet cake for your one-year-old at Wegmans, and they’ll likely throw in a free cupcake! Call ahead to your location to confirm.
Older than a year old? These 29 places offer legit freebies on your birthday too!