28 Birthday Freebies around YVR

Birthdays as a child are magical, aren’t they? Surrounded by best friends, a big beautiful cake with your favourite cartoon character featured on top, and of course, being showered with brightly wrapped gifts filled with all the things on your list.

There’s also no denying that as an adult (especially as a mom), birthdays become a little, well, less magical. Birthdays often end up falling into the category of “if I want something done right, I’ll do it myself.”

Well, fear not Vancouver Moms, in true Oprah-Birthday fashion, EVERYBODY GETS FREE STUFF!

There are plenty of places around YVR to visit on your birthday (or birth month) that will help bring back all those sparkly childhood birthday feels. Many restaurants will throw a free dessert your way on your special day, but here’s a list of some of the best birthday freebies around YVR.

Pro-tip: Create an email address especially for birthday sign-ups to keep your primary email free of ads but to keep the birthday promotions flowing.

Birthday Meals

Denny’s: All you need to do is bring in your ID and a friend, and you get free breakfast; a Denny’s Grand Slam. Yum!

Red Robins: Sign-up online, bring a friend and get a free burger on your birthday. And… bottomless fries!

Montana’s: Montana’s BBQ & Bar gives you 10% off your birthday meal and a free dessert when you join their Grill Lover’s Club. You also get a free appetizer on your Montana-versary and when you first sign-up. Sign up your kiddos and they too will get a free birthday meal as well as kids eat for $2 every Tuesday and get a free “kid’s cooler” just for joining.

iHop: Free Pancakes on your birthday when you join their rewards program. Mary Brown’s Chicken: Get a free “Big Mary” Burger when you sign up for their newsletter.

De Dutch: Free pannekoek (dutch pancake) when you join De Club to get their birthday voucher.

Local/Small Business Birthday Freebies

Cartems Donuts: Free Birthday donut.

Honey’s Donuts: Free Birthday donut (and the owner loves singing exuberantly to the birthday person).

Birthday Shopping

Sephora: Become a beauty insider and receive a free birthday gift (and free goodies all year long as you earn points).

Keihl’s: Free gift when you register for their Loyalty Program.

Indigo: Sign up for Plum Rewards (and make sure you’ve registered your birth date) and you will be sent special birthday offers.

Anthropologie: Free gift when you register on their website.

Once Upon a Child: Sign up with their rewards program for your child to be rewarded on their birthday.

See Also

Local/Small Business Birthday Freebies

Smash + Tess: Sign up for Romper Rewards and get 200 points on your birthday.

Forever Yours: After your first in-store or online purchase you will be automatically in the Forever Yours system and receive a $20 off coupon for your birthday month that can be used towards in-store or online purchases.

The Local Space: The Local Space is a great local shop for Christmas presents. From clothes to home decor, to baby stuff, to things for the men on your list… The Local Space has you covered. Shop on your birthday and receive 10% off. They have locations in Surrey, Langley, and Chilliwack.

The Heart: This female-owned, small business is definitely a favourite in Cloverdale, BC. Earn 100 loyalty hearts on your birthday when you’ve signed up for a store account.

E-Exit: Visit any Exit Canada location with a piece of ID on your birthday to receive one free admission for yourself – or you can receive 50% off admission for up to two days before and after your birthday if you have other plans.

Do you have any fun birthday traditions? Free birthday swag locations you want to share?

Comment and share the birthday joy.

Written by Ashley Kizito of @theashleyrhapsody.com

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