Once a year, a special day comes along that’s all about you. And even though birthdays are pretty fantastic, we think you should know about the next level of birthday goodness – freebies! Tons of restaurants, stores, and services offer birthday perks that get you discounts and extras that can make your birthday even more exciting. So when your next special day rolls around, consider cashing in on some of these birthday perks!

Menchie’s (241 Princess St)

Register for My Smileage, a free points program with Menchie’s, and receive $5 to spend in store on your birthday.

Lone Star Texas Grill (251 Ontario St)

Sign up for the Five Star Fan Club and receive a free appetizer coupon instantly, AND a birthday freebie coupon.

Jack Astor’s (330 King St East)

Sign up for the restaurants e-newsletter and you’ll receive a coupon for free dessert on your birthday!

Denny’s (670 Gardiner’s Rd)

Visit Denny’s on your birthday, and bring a piece of valid ID with your birthday listed to enjoy a free Build Your Own Grand Slam breakfast!

Kelsey’s (650 Gardiner’s Rd)

Sign up for Kelsey’s eKlub online and receive a coupon for free dessert on your birthday. BONUS: when you sign up, you’ll receive an email coupon for free Brownie Pops – YUM!

Starbucks (many Kingston locations)

If you have a Starbucks gift card, register it online to receive a coupon for a free drink (and drink, any size) on your birthday!

Booster Juice (Cataraqui Centre location only)

Sign up as a member of Booster Nation to get a free regular sized smoothie on your birthday.

Dairy Queen (many Kingston locations)

Join the Blizzard Fan Club and receive a BOGO coupon for any flavour blizzard on your birthday.

Sephora (Cataraqui Centre)

Become a Beauty Insider and get a mini gift set of products in store on your birthday.

The Body Shop (Cataraqui Centre)

Join the Love Your Body rewards program and receive a free gift in store on your birthday.

This list isn’t exhaustive, so keep an eye out for birthday perks on your special day! And even if a restaurant or store doesn’t publicize birthday discounts or freebies, you can always subtly mention what you’re celebrating – a lot of restaurants will toss in a free dessert or beverage with your meal, and many stores will pop a few samples or coupons in your bag. Wishing you lots of cake, laughs, and fun with friends on your birthday – oh, and a few freebies too!

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