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.

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, with a minimum purchase of $15.

Love roast beef? Then, become an Arby’s Insider and provide your birth date to be sent a special birthday treat via email.

Baskin Robbins
When you join their loyalty program called Club 31, you get a free scoop of ice cream on your birthday, as well as other discounts and offers throughout the year.

Booster Juice
This Canadian smoothie chain offers a free regular size smoothie from the Classics category when you become a Booster Rewards member and sign up a minimum of 7 days before your birthday.

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

For a free and delicious milk tea at any of Chatime’s Ontario locations, join their rewards program and register your birthday at least 7 days before your birthday.

Get a free burrito on your big day when you sign up for Chipotle’s rewards club.

This Quebecois breakfast chain offers 3x points on your birthday when you become a Cora Enthusiast (member of their loyalty program) — Bonne fête!

Chuck E. Cheese
Birthday kids get to party for free at Chuck E. Cheese, when you host a party with 12 or more paid guests (min. of 13 children), with conditions.

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 (at select locations).

East Side Mario’s
Join the East Side Mario’s famiglia and let them know it’s your birthday to receive a free dessert (with meal purchase).

Edible Arrangements
Join their Edible Rewards program for birthday freebies, including a free 6-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.

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

Jugo Juice
Register for Jugo Juice Rewards and get a free large smoothie to sip on for your special day, plus extra personalized offers.

Marble Slab
When you sign up to join the Marble Mail club at least 48 hours before your birthday, you’ll receive a sweet surprise in your inbox.

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

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).

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

Buy one get one regular sub at Canadian locations of Quizno’s with their loyalty rewards. 

Red Lobster
Sign up for Fresh Catch News to get a coupon offer on your birthday (when you join at least 10 days prior to 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 coupon for a free drink or food item 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.

What a Bagel
With the presentation of valid photo ID, celebrate your birthday with BOGO half-dozen bagels: buy 6 and get 6 bagels for free!

Wok of Fame
Share your birthday celebration with three paying guests (aged 5 and up) 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 $5 birthday discount at participating locations.

Sign up for Anthro Perks and receive a special offer of 20% off during the entire month of your birthday.

The Body Shop
Join their Love Your Body program and get a gift e-mail on your birthday for a $10 reward voucher.

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, plus 2,500 bonus points for Plum+ members.

Gap/Old Navy
With their Gap & Old Navy Rewards, you can earn points with every purchase, then pick up some extra on 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.

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

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 of $15-25 off orders for their birthday.

Take your pick of a few options for birthday freebies each year when you sign up for their Beauty Insider program (with an order of $25 or more).

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.

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

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