How To Get FREE COOKIES at Disney World!

Published: February 12, 2024

Birthdays at Disney World are THE BEST.

What are YOU celebrating in Disney World?

First, you can get a free button telling everyone about your birthday (and yes, Cast Members will wish you a Happy Birthday). Wearing the button can also sometimes get you some extra pixie dust around the parks, like a birthday surprise at a Disney World restaurant. We’ve even seen Mickey conduct other guests to sing “Happy Birthday” for someone celebrating their special day. Well, did you know you can also get free cookies on your birthday?

We’ve already told you all about one of Disney World’s newest restaurants, Summer House on the Lake in Disney Springs — we even have a review of that restaurant here. Spoiler alert: it’s a bright, lively restaurant with a diverse menu (and nice BATHROOMS, too).

The front room

We have also talked a LOT about the restaurant’s COOKIE BAR because, well…it’s a COOKIE BAR.

The Cookie Bar

Well, we recently dined at Summer House on the Lake (with a Birthday Celebration button on), and we were lucky enough to get a FREE cookie! And y’all, these cookies are HUGE, so this was one of our favorite birthday treats!


Granted, this is something that other Disney World restaurants do, too (we’ve had our share of free birthday cupcakes, that’s for sure!), However, we do have to warn you that it’s not guaranteed that you’ll get any freebies during your meal, but you might get lucky like we did. Disney likes to spread that birthday magic around, after all.

Summer House on the Lake

Don’t forget to look out for more birthday freebies around Disney Springs! You can get free cupcakes at Sprinkles (if you’re a rewards member), free Starbucks drinks, and even free Sephora samples.

Mickey Vanilla Cupcake With Sprinkles

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Oh boy, planning a Disney trip can be quite the adventure, and we totally get it! But fear not, dear friends, we compiled EVERYTHING you need (and the things to avoid!) to plan the ULTIMATE Disney vacation.

Whether you’re a rookie or a seasoned pro, our insider tips and tricks will have you exploring the parks like never before. So come along with us, and get planning your most magical vacation ever!

What’s the best thing you’ve ever received in Disney World for free on your birthday? Let us know in the comments!

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