Happy Birthday!! Especially in today’s economy, everyone could use a little treat now and then, am I right? So why not make it special extra by having that treat on your birthday?! For kids, it makes their special day feel exciting, and for parents… well, hopefully this list will make your day a little sweeter when you add another candle onto the birthday cake (especially if that cake is free). So, dig into our Guide to Birthday Freebies in Toronto and the GTA.

Note: Please note that these deals are accurate to the best of our knowledge but are subject to change. 

Birthday Freebies — Food and Drink

Sign up for Club Applebee’s and receive an email offer for a birthday treat, which is usually a dessert.

Become an Arby’s Insider and provide your birthday to be sent a special birthday treat via email.

Boston Pizza
Signing up for the MyBP Email Club and enjoy a free birthday dessert with a coupon that arrives by e-mail.

Cobs Bread
Join the Cobs Club and make at least one purchase before your birthday to qualify for a free cinnamon bun on your special day.

Sign up for the Cora newsletter and Madame Cora sends you a special birthday wish with a $5 coupon.

Dairy Queen
Sign up for the Blizzard Fan Club and receive a BOGO coupon for your birthday.

Join the DAVIDsTEA Frequent Steeper club and receive 5 steeper points towards a free cup of tea.

Dine in on your birthday and show your ID to get a FREE birthday Grand Slam Breakfast.

East Side Mario’s
Let them know it’s your birthday and receive a free dessert (with meal purchase).

Edible Arrangements
Join their Edible Rewards program for birthday freebies, including a free 12-count chocolate-dipped fruit box on your birthday.

The Great Canadian Bagel
Join The Bagel Birthday Club and get a free half-dozen bagels (not including Super Bagels).

Sign up for the Harvey’s newsletter and get a special offer on your birthday.

Holy Shakes
Share the birthday-freebies vibes with your friends: get a free regular milkshake yourself, and they enjoy 10% off their purchase too.

iHalo Krunch
Named in our favourite Ice Cream Shops in Toronto, get a free cone with proof of ID.

Joey Restaurants
Mention it’s your birthday and get a free dessert or drink (varies by location).

Jugo Juice
Register for Jugo Juice Rewards and get a free large smoothie to sip on for your special day.

The Keg
Mention that it’s your birthday and get a free slice of Billy Miner Pie (upon showing ID and with meal purchase).

Marble Slab
Join the Marble Mail club, and receive a BOGO coupon for your birthday.

Mary Brown’s Chicken
Sign up for the newsletter and receive a FREE “Big Mary” on your special day.

Menchies Frozen Yogurt
Sign up for My Smileage and give them your birthday details to receive $5 in Menchie Money on your birthday.

Let them know it’s your birthday and receive a free dessert (with meal purchase).

Monga Fried Chicken
Start collecting points to redeem them for freebies plus a free birthday Baoger (Signature Fried Chicken).

Sign up for their Grill Lover’s Club to get two birthday deals: 10% off your meal and a free dessert (with a minimum purchase of $30).

OneZo Tapioca
Sign up for their rewards program to get on free medium drink (Totaro and smoothie excluded and no upgrades).

Pinkberry Frozen Yogurt
Join the rewards club and get a free yogurt on your birthday.

Pita Pit
Sign up for their More! Rewards program to get extra points on your birthday, enough for a free Petita or small Smoothie.

Red Lobster
Sign up for Fresh Catch News to get a free offer on your birthday.

South St Burger
Join the Birthday Club (at least 72 hours before your big day) and get a BOGO free burger coupon for your birthday.

Register a gift card and create a Starbucks account a week before your birthday to get a free drink coupon sent to your app on your birthday.

Join MyWay Rewards for special offers, such as a free 6-inch sub and a drink on your birthday.

Swiss Chalet
Subscribe to the Rotisserie Mail program and receive a special offer on your birthday.

Tim Hortons
Join the Tim’s Rewards program (at least a week before your birthday) and get a special birthday offer.

Wok of Fame
Share your birthday celebration with three paying guests and receive a free buffet meal, with proof of ID.

Birthday Freebies — Retail

Aldo Shoes
Sign up for Aldo Crew and get a special offer for your birthday.

American Eagle
Join the Real Rewards Club and receive a birthday discount at participating locations.

Sign up for Anthro Perks and receive a special offer to celebrate your birthday.

The Body Shop
Join their Love Your Body program and get a free gift on your birthday.

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!

Opt into the EDGE Rewards Program and receive a 20-50% off birthday discount, plus other coupons and exclusive perks.

Join Plum Rewards (even the free option) and get 20% off for your birthday.

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.

Join the free loyalty program and the birthday kids gets a free small gift.

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.

Sign up for their Style Insider club and receive a birthday surprise.

Sign up for their loyalty program and receive a special offer for your birthday.

Join the Ricki’s Fashion + Friends program to be emailed a birthday bonus you can use during your birthday month.

RW & Co
RW Insiders receive special offers for the week of their birthday.

Take your pick of a few options for birthday freebies each year when you sign up for their Beauty Insider program .

The Shoe Company
Become a Shoe VIP and take advantage of a birthday gift of 20% off, free shipping and surprise bonus points.

Join Torrid Rewards for regular incentives and a special birthday gift.

Toys R Us
Register your child’s birthday through your R Rewards card for a special birthday offer of $5 to spend in the store.

Value Village
Join the Super Savers Club at Value Village to receive a birthday coupon via email for 20% off a single purchase of up to $50.

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