Walmart Celebrates Birthdays With Free Cupcake Giveaway

Sugar Rush: Retailer Expects to Hand out Nearly 3 Million Cupcakes This Sunday, March 12

Walmart celebrates birthdays with free cupcake giveaway! (Photo: Business Wire)

BENTONVILLE, Ark.--()--Here’s some yummy news for your weekend: To celebrate everyone’s birthday everywhere, Walmart is giving customers a free sweet treat on Sunday, March 12. The giveaway is a part of Walmart’s Best Birthday Ever event, which celebrates everyone’s special day regardless of the day they were born. In total, the company expects to give away nearly 3 million cupcakes.

All customers have to do is visit their local Walmart (Supercenter locations only) for a free cupcake – either vanilla or chocolate with white buttercream or whipped icing – on March 12 between 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. local time. Cupcakes are available while supplies last.

Because ... Who doesn’t love birthdays?! Everyone has one and Walmart can help put together the best birthday yet!

Birthdays are a big deal for Walmart customers – everyone’s got one – so the retailer is throwing the best birthday party ever to show how Walmart can help put together the ultimate celebration with everything customers need: party ware, paper goods, gifts and especially the cake.

Cupcakes estimated to be given away by state on March 12 include:

  AK             6,700  
  AL     85,500  
  AR     63,500  
  AZ     69,500  
  CA     118,000  
  CO     58,500  
  CT     9,000  
  DC     2,500  
  DE     4,000  
  FL     214,000  
  GA     132,500  
  IA     52,000  
  ID     21,500  
  IL     123,000  
  IN     89,500  
  KS     47,500  
  KY     115,500  
  LA     119,000  
  MA     24,000  
  MD     25,000  
  ME     16,500  
  MI     81,000  
  MN     62,000  
  MO     115,500  
  MS     57,500  
  MT     11,500  
  NC     135,000  
  ND     11,500  
  NE     32,500  
  NH     16,500  
  NJ     22,500  
  NM     31,000  
  NV     24,000  
  NY     69,500  
  OH     120,500  
  OK     67,000  
  OR     22,500  
  PA     100,500  
  PR     10,000  
  RI     3,000  
  SC     73,500  
  SD     11,500  
  TN     99,000  
  TX     341,500  
  UT     36,000  
  VA     120,500  
  WA     65,500  
  WI     97,000  
  WV     36,500  
  WY             11,500  

About Walmart
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE: WMT) helps people around the world save money and live better - anytime and anywhere - in retail stores, online, and through their mobile devices. Each week, over 260 million customers and members visit our 11,695 stores under 59 banners in 28 countries and e-commerce websites in 11 countries. With fiscal year 2017 revenue of $485.9 billion, Walmart employs approximately 2.3 million associates worldwide. Walmart continues to be a leader in sustainability, corporate philanthropy and employment opportunity. Additional information about Walmart can be found by visiting on Facebook at and on Twitter at


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Michelle Malashock, 800-331-0085

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Walmart Stores Celebrate Birthdays Everywhere with Free Cupcake.


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
Michelle Malashock, 800-331-0085