Did You Say Free Starbucks? Here’s How to Play the Starbucks Summer Game for a Chance to Win

Just us, or is the calendar filling up quicker than it takes to order a “Mango Dragonfruit Starbucks Refreshers® Beverage?” From long-awaited trips to see family and friends to weekends full of al fresco dining, we’re already booked full ’til September. But the one thing we’re adding to our bucket list: the Starbucks Summer Game, which is back for another year with millions (yes, millions) of unbelievable prizes, free drinks and bonus stars along the way to keep us refreshed and energized all summer long. Yep, it *actually* pays to be a Starbucks Rewards member. Here’s how to play.

How To Play

1. First, sign up to be a Starbucks Rewards member (if you haven’t already). After that, you can register for the Starbucks Summer Game via your Starbucks app.

2. From July 21 to August 22, any Starbucks Rewards member that makes a qualifying purchase* and scans their Starbucks app or uses a Starbucks card or linked payment method gets one game play.

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3. Play the game by dropping a ball down the game board in your Starbucks app to reveal your instant win or a chance at a sweepstakes prize. Every time you play, you’re walking away with an instant prize or a sweepstakes entry. You’ll start at the first level and work your way all the way up to level five, with incredible prizes along the way.

The levels are:

  • Backyard Hang
  • Pool Party
  • Camping Trip
  • Beach Day
  • Boardwalk Stroll

Game Prizes

Level 1: Rainbow Bling Cup

Level 2: Summer Refresher Floatie

Level 3: 1000 Bonus Stars

Level 4: Bose SoundLink Color Bluetooth Speaker II

Level 5: $100 Starbucks Gift Card thousands of free drink coupons and bonus star prizes all summer long.

Sweepstakes Prizes

  • Free Drinks for 3 Months
  • 10,000 Bonus Stars
  • Bose Soprano Audio Sunglasses

*NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Legal residents of the 50 United States (D.C.) 18 and older and who are members of the Starbucks® Rewards loyalty program at the time of entry. Participating stores only. Ends 8/22/21. To play and for Official Rules, including how to enter without purchase, prizes, and odds, visit Void where prohibited.

Entrants can receive a maximum of 2 plays per day.


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