Hip hip hooray, it’s your kiddos birthday. Along with the typical fanfare we are sure you will roll out, check out this big list of free stuff for kids on their birthday, all found at great restaurants and shops in Metro Vancouver. They can get a free dessert (or ten), a delicious smoothie, or even try out some super fun activities all for the low, low price of $0! As an added bonus, lots of these birthday freebies don’t have an age limit so that means moms and dads can get in on the free birthday fun too.

Food & Drinks

Baskin Robin’s – Join the Club 31 program and receive a buy one, get one free ice cream coupon on your birthday. Signing up also gets you $3.00 off an ice cream cake (minimum purchase of $25.00) plus offers throughout the year. It’s free to join and available to all ages.

Boathouse – Entice your taste buds with a mocha ice cream pie topped with sprinkles and sparkles. YUM! 7 locations to choose from!

Booster Juice – Does your kiddo flip for smoothies? Well treat them to a free birthday breakfast smoothie on their special day. Head to the nearest Booster Juice to get a regular sized smoothie for free! Be sure to sign up for Booster Nation where you will receive your birthday certificate!

Denny’s Restaurant – Salivating for a breakfast feast? Denny’s has got you covered. The birthday boy or girl will be treated to a GRAND SLAM breakfast, for free!

Extreme Pita – If you sign up for the Extreme Club, you and your kiddos can get a free pita on your birthday!

Fresh Slice Pizza – Nothing says birthday like a piece of pizza. Sign up for the Fresh Slice Pizza Fan club and the birthday kid can enjoy two free XL slices of pizza and a medium fountain drink.

IHOP – When you join the IHOP Pancake Revolution, the lucky birthday kid will get a free full stack of Rooty Tooty Fresh N Fruity Pancakes. Yum!

Marble Slab – Buy one get one free still counts as free, right? Marble Slab will give you a BOGO coupon (when you sign up for their emails) to use for a yummy treat, just for turning one year older.

Milestones – Celebrate your birthday at Milestones Restaurant and get a complimentary dessert when you order an entrée. Choose from various decadent desserts including peanut butter and jelly cheesecake to blueberry tiramisu to warm banana chocolate bread pudding.

Montana’s – Enjoy a free starter and dessert for the birthday boy or girl when you sign up for Montana’s Grill Lover’s Club. That’s a great way to start and end a yummy birthday meal.

Pajo’s – Sink your teeth into crunchy fish and hot chips from the one and only Pajo’s Fish and Chips. Enter online and receive a coupon for a free meal with a purchase of a second meal of equal or greater value. Enjoy!

Old Spaghetti Factory – In addition to the free ice cream dessert, the birthday boy or girl will be serenaded by Old Spaghetti Factory staff with a rousing rendition of “Happy Birthday”.

Red Robin – Dive into a juicy free burger at Red Robin by simply joining the eClub. Enter your province and postal code, select your location and voila! A coupon for a free burger sent to your inbox!

Boston Pizza – Spoil the birthday kid with free desserts from mud pie to cheesecake on their birthday. Sign up for the myBP Boston Pizza email club and a coupon for a free dessert will be sent right to your inbox.

Thrifty Foods – Every kid deserves a first birthday cake and the awesome people at Thrifty Foods will give you one for FREE for your kid’s first birthday. How great is that?

White Spot – The birthday kid will enjoy a free dessert on their birthday at White Spot. Even after they have already enjoyed the ice cream from their pirate pak!


Cypress Mountain – Swish down the slopes with the birthday kid. Free lift tickets provided on birthday’s at Cypress Mountain. Valid ID is required.

Exit Canada – Experience something incredibly cool by going to Exit Canada where you can marvel in the ultimate real life gaming experience. Get free entry on your birthday by simply showing government ID. What’s cool is that you can still get 50% off admission two days before or two days after your birthday if you can’t play on your actual birthday. Check them out at

Other Goodies

Old Navy – Dress to impress on your birthday by shopping at Old Navy. Receive a free surprise birthday gift in store by simply signing up at www.oldnavy.ca. Your surprise birthday offer could be anything from a free item of clothing to up to 50% off an item in store!

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Did we miss a birthday freebie? Let us know.

We hope your kiddo has a very Happy Birthday and enjoys all their free treats! Now it’s time to plan a rocking party for your favourite little one. We’ve got you covered with our list of Metro Vancouver’s best indoor party spots. Party-on!

We’ve done our best to triple check the information provided here, but be sure to contact the establishment providing the birthday freebie before you show up, so you know if you need to print a coupon or provide identification to claim you or your kiddos free goodie!

By: Yasmin Remtulla

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