Yesterday my little brother turned 30 which reminded me of this list I have cultivated over the years. It has been a work in process as I am always a fan of businesses giving back to their customers, so let me know if anything needs updating or I missed something awesome!
Free – just show up
- Blenz – Get a free regular price beverage at. All you have to do is mention that it’s your birthday and show ID. Careful: not every location participates.
- Cannibal Cafe on Commercial Drive– Free burger on your birthday!
- Carlos O’Bryan’s – on West 7th and Burrard has a crazy birthday deal! They subtract your age from your bill!!
- Cypress Mountain – Free Day Pass
- Craft Beer House – in the Olympic Village – Whatever your age is, that’s the percentage discount off your bill. You just turned 40? You get 40% off!
- Denny’s Restaurant– Free Grand Slam Meal with ID
- E-Exit – Free game on your birthday
- Fogg N’ Suds – Free meal or desert
- The Hive Bouldering Gym– Birthday deal for the climbing wall
- The Keg – Free Desert
- Milestone’s– Free entrée when you bring 3 paying friends
- Mosaic Grille at Hyatt Regency Vancouver– Free enormous chocolate cake with purchase of entrée
- SmartyPantz – Free game on your birthday week
- STEAMROLLERS – FREE BURRITO
- TBC indoor race track – you and a friend get a free race M-T during your birth month
- Vera’s Burger Shack – $10 off your meal
Email sign up
- American Eagle Outfitters – 15% discount during your birthday month
- Aveda – free hand massage and perfume and Mystery “exclusive birthday offer” during your birthday month – Month
- Baskin Robbins– Sign up for their newsletter to receive an email on your birthday to buy 1 get 1 free ice cream scoop or cone and $3 off a cake
- Boathouse– Free entree on your birthday with a party of at least four people
- Booster Juice– Free Smoothie
- Boston Pizza – Free pasta or dessert during the two weeks around your birthday
- The Body Shop– $10 off your next purchase during your birthday month
- Cafe Il Nido– Free complimentary entree on your next
- Coldstone Creamery– Buy 1, Get 1 Free Creation coupon
- Dairy Queen – Get a free surprise coupon for your birthday
- David’s Tea– Free tea during your birthday month, if you register for their member card.
- EXTREME PITTA– FREE PITA
- IHOP Restaurant – Free Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity Meal
- Marble Slab Creamery – Free medium cone/cup with one topping
- Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt– $5 in Menchie’s Money added to your mySmileage account available from two weeks before your birthday until two weeks after.
- Montana’s – Free Desert
- Old Navy – Birthday gift coupon
- Orange Julius – BOGO coupon
- Pajo’s Fish and Chips– Free birthday meal with purchase of 2nd Sephora – Free Make-Up – Month
- PetSmart – Surprise treat on your pet’s birthday (must and register your pet(s)’ birthdays)
- Provence Marinaside– Free complimentary Chef’s Dessert Platter on your next visit, minimum purchase of $20 per person (must join email list to receive coupon)
- Red Robin– Free burger and fries on your birthday week
- Richmond Indoor Paintball – Join the mailing list and you will get an email promo
- River Rock Casino– Free $5 for slot play and a birthday gift
- Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory– Surprise birthday gift
- RW&Co. – 25% discount during your birthday week
- Sephora– Surprise ‘what’s new’ gift during your birthday month
- Starbucks – Free Coffee on your birthday
- Vancouver TheatreSports League– Join the club 10 days before your birthday month begins and get an 2 for 1 email offer
Attended the business in the last year
- Yyoga – Free yoga class for you and a friend
- Sempriviva yoga – Free class for you and 3 friends – 2 weeks
For the kids who sign up for the birthday clubs
- Toys “R” Us – Receive a coupon you can use on your birthday
- Taco Del Mar – Free meal if you are under 12
- Burger King – Free kids hamburger
Lina Zussino also offers a free ebook “Free stuff on your birthday for Canadians” for those readers outside of Canada.
Let me know if I am missing anything from this list or anything changes. Happy Birthday everyone!