23 things to eat and drink for free on your birthday in Calgary

Oct 22 2017, 6:45 am

This piece was written for Daily Hive by Gurleen Boparai. You can follow along with all of her adventures over on Pink Tea Latte.  Twitter // Instagram

We all love getting free stuff, especially on our birthdays.

Make the most of your special day and celebrate all the foodie love from local and national purveyors. We’ve compiled the ultimate list of free food, desserts, and drinks (and some special birthday deals) to get in or around Calgary.

Here are 24 things to eat and drink for free on your birthday in the city.

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What: Free any size hot or cold drink.

How: Sign up for Starbucks Rewards. The birthday reward is only redeemable on the day of your birthday.


What: Free Original Grand Slam Breakfast.

How: Valid government ID on your birthday.

Jack Astor’s

What: Free dessert.
How: Join VVVIP members, get email, and notify your server.


What: Free dessert.

How: The Grill Lovers’ Club at Montana’s will email you a voucher for a free birthday dessert with your meal. Kids can get a free meal on their birthday.

Orange Julius

What: Free birthday smoothie.

How: Join the QuenchClub and you’ll be sent a coupon a coupon.


Sunterra Market

What: Free coffee and piece of cake on their birthday.

How: Sunterra card holders are emailed voucher.

The Cheesecake Cafe

What: Complimentary slice of their famous cheesecake.

How: Valid government ID on your birthday.

Red Robin

What: Free gourmet burger.

How: Be a part of Red Robin Royalty rewards program to get the coupon.

Godiva Chocolatier

What: A special birthday offer that changes every few months. In the past there has been a $10 credit on a purchase of $10 or more.

How: Be a Godiva Chocolate Rewards Member.

Boston Pizza

What: Free dessert on your birthday.

How: Join My BP to receive the coupon.

David’s Tea

What: In-store a cup of tea of any of their tea blends.

How: Be a part of the Frequent Steeper program.

Baskin Robbins

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What: Free scoop of ice cream.

How: Join Club 31.

Booster Juice

What: Free Regular Smoothie.

How: Sign-up for Booster Nation to receive a voucher via email on your birthday.


What: A stack of 4 Rooty Tooty Fresh ‘N Fruity Pancakes.

How: Join Pancake Revolution. Coupon valid for 2 weeks.


Menchie’s Frozen Yogurt

What: $5 Menchie’s money credit two weeks prior to your birthday.

How: Join My Smilage.

Free with a purchase

Cold Stone Creamery

What: Free treat with the purchase of a second ice cream treat.

How: Join My Cold Stone Club and you will get a Buy One Creation, Get One Creation Coupon for your birthday.

Dairy Queen

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What: Free blizzard with a purchase of a second blizzard.

How: Join the Blizzard Fan Club to receive your birthday BOGO coupon.

The Keg Steakhouse + Bar

What: Slice of their Billy Miner Pie, mocha ice cream, chocolate crust with hot fudge, caramel and almonds.

How: When dining at the restaurant, mention that it is your birthday.


What: The Ganache Torte or a slice of their White Chocolate Cheesecake.

How: Inform the server that it is your birthday.

Joey Restaurants

What: Glass of Sparkling Wine and “other surprises”.

How: When dining at the restaurant, mention that it is your birthday.


What: $5 gift certificate.

How: Subscribe to Cora’s Newsletter.

Marble Slab Creamery

What: Free treat with purchase.

How: Sign-up for Marble Mail at least 48 hours in advance of your birthday. Otherwise, you will have to wait until the following year for your birthday coupon.

Craft Beer Market

What: Discount off the Birthday guest’s own bill.

How: The age that you are turning is the percentage deducted from their bill.

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