Cake, ice cream, presents. Celebrating birthdays is awesome! Celebrating with Birthday FREEBIES or CHEAPIES – even better! Right?! So we’ve put together a list of where to find all the goods around Edmonton. Note, that some of these require that you sign up 48 hours – 10 days in advance so be sure to read the fine print on each. Find your favourites right here and get ready to celebrate YOU!

The Best Birthday Freebies or Cheapies in Edmonton:

Tasty Treats


  • Applebee’s | Sign up for Club Applebee’s and receive an email offer for a birthday treat (usually a dessert).
  • Arby’s | Become an Arby’s Insider and provide your birthday to be sent a special birthday treat via email.
  • Boston Pizza | Sign up for the MyBP Email Club you can enjoy a free birthday dessert! Be sure to keep an eye on your inbox as your dessert coupon comes via email.
  • The Cheesecake Cafe | Receive a complimentary slice of cheesecake if you let the staff know you are celebrating your big day.
  • Cobs Bread | Join the Cobs Club and you will and make at least one purchase before your birthday to qualify for a free cinnamon bun on your special day.
  • Co-op Kids Club | Sign your kids 12 and under up for the Co-op Kids club to receive a birthday card with special coupon. Our kids received a postcard with a voucher for a free slush, plus savings coupons for birthday cake and take-and-bake pizza.
  • Cora’s | Sign up for the Cora newsletter, there is a section for your birthday info. Madame Cora wishes you happy birthday in her own special way!
  • Dairy Queen | Receive a buy one, get one coupon for your birthday when you sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club.
  • Edible Arrangements | Join the Edible Rewards program to receive a free 12 count chocolate dipped fruit box on your birthday, plus members-only perks like a free box of chocolate-dipped fruits for every 3rd purchase.
  • Denny’s | Enjoy a free birthday Grand Slam Breakfast (pancakes, sausages, bacon, and eggs) on your special day. Sign up for the loyalty program for a reminder and be sure show up with ID ON your birthday to redeem this great offer!
  • Harvey’s | Join the Burger Boss Club to get a special gift on your birthday, as well as other delicious digital deals.
  • Marble Slab | Join the Marble Mail club, and in addition to getting coupons and promotions, you will receive a BOGO coupon just in time for your birthday.
  • Mary Brown’s Chicken | Receive a FREE “Big Mary” on your special day when you sign up for the newsletter.
  • Melting Pot | Become a Club Fondue Member to receive a birthday voucher.
  • Menchies Frozen Yogurt | Receive a $5 FroYo treat on your birthday. Sign up for My Smileage and give them your birthday details.
  • Montana’s | When you sign up for their Grill Lover’s Club you’ll receive 10% off your meal and a free dessert on your birthday. (With a minimum purchase of $30.)
  • Olive Garden | Share your birthday when you sign up for the eClub and receive a free dessert on your birthday.
  • Red Lobster | Sign up for Fresh Catch News to get a free offer on your birthday.
  • Ricky’s | Sign your kids up for Ricky’s Birthday Club and they will be emailed a coupon for a free kids’ meal just before their birthday.
  • SunTerra Market | Sign up for Fresh Rewards and receive a birthday card with an offer for a complimentary slice of cake and a freshly brewed cup of coffee.
  • Swiss Chalet | Subscribe to the Rotisserie Mail program and receive a special offer on your birthday.
  • The Keg | Mention that it’s your birthday and get a free dessert (with meal purchase).


  • The Alley | Use the app and receive a free drink on your birthday. This is another one that only redeemable on your actual birthday.
  • DAVIDsTEA | As part of DAVIDsTEA Frequent Steeper club, you’ll receive 5 free points on your birthday!
  • Jugo Juice | Register for Jugo Juice Rewards and receive a free large smooth to celebrate your special day.
  • Starbucks | Sign up for Starbucks Rewards and you’ll receive a coupon for a FREE drink on your birthday through the app. Please note that you have to register for the Starbucks Rewards program at least 7 days before your birthday and make a purchase on the card to qualify.
  • Tim Hortons | Use the Tim Rewards app and receive a free drink or breakfast sandwich on your birthday (70-100 point value).


Toys & Games

  • Build-A-Bear Workshop | Join the Build-A-Bear Bonus Club to get the Birthday Treat Bear – the age you turn is how much you pay on your birthday!
  • EB Games/GameStop |  Opt into the EDGE Rewards Program and receive a 20-50% off birthday discount, plus other coupons and exclusive perks.
  • Mastermind Toys | This is one of our favourite birthday freebies for the kids. Make sure you register your child’s birthday with the Toy Perks program and they will be sent an email to pick out a free birthday gift in store. Past toy selections we have gotten include Beanie Boos, Lego minifigures, and neon playground balls.
  • Toys R Us | Register your child’s birthday through your R Rewards card and they will be sent a special birthday offer of $5 to spend in store. Tip – if your child can’t find a toy they want, my son opted to spend his on candy he found near the checkouts!

Clothing & Shoes

  • Aldo Shoes | Sign up for Aldo Crew and get a special offer for your birthday.
  • American Eagle | Join Real Rewards by American Eagle & Aerie and receive a birthday coupon to treat yourself.
  • Anthropologie | Sign up for Anthro Perks and receive a special offer to celebrate your birthday.
  • Old Navy | Sign up for their newsletter, fill out the info for the Birthday Club (month & day of your special day) and wait to receive a surprise gift on your birthday.
  • Penningtons | Receive a Birthday Bonus when your sign up to be a Penningtons Style Insider.
  • Reitmans – Sign up for their loyalty program and receive a special offer for your birthday.
  • Rickis | Join the Ricki’s Fashion + Friends program to be emailed a birthday bonus you can use during your birthday month.
  • RW & Co | Sign up for the RW Insider and receive a discount to use on your birthday.
  • The Shoe Company | Become a Shoe VIP and take advantage of a birthday gift of 20% off, free shipping and surprise bonus points.


  • The Body Shop | Join their Love Your Body program and get a birthday gift on your birthday.
  • Chapters/Indigo | With the Plum Rewards program you will receive a coupon for 20% off to treat yourself on your birthday.
  • Kiehls | Receive a birthday gift and other special offers when you sign up for the Kiehl’s Rewards Loyalty Program and show online or in-store.
  • Sephora | On your birthday you get to pick from a selection of products. Just sign up for their Beauty Insider program and the treats will be yours.
  • London Drugs | Sign up for LD Extras and receive a $5 Birthday Gift Voucher.

Fun Activities

  • Trapped Edmonton | Play a free escape game for your birthday (+/- 3 days of your birth date). Just bring in your ID for proof!
  • Escape City | Birthday Guests play for free at this popular Edmonton escape room.

Happy Birthday! We hope you enjoy your birthday freebies.

Birthday Freebies Article Last Updated January 15, 2023