Birthdays at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Build-A-Bear Workshop is your celeBEARation destination for birthdays! Whether making a Birthday Treat Bear with our popular Pay Your Age offer or hosting your Guests for a party at the Workshop, a Build-A-Bear birthday always comes with unforgettable memories.

Birthday Treat Bear for Pay Your Age at Build-A-Bear Workshop

Pay Your Age When You Join the Bonus Club!

Celebrate Birthdays at

Build-A-Bear Workshop!

Pay Your Age FAQs

Is a coupon needed?

There is no coupon needed for Count Your Candles! Just confirm your Bonus Club account details (email address, phone number or account number) at checkout! Please note: the birthday child must be present to receive the discount.

Is it only on their birthday? When can we participate?

This offer is available any time in the month of their birthday.

Do I need proof of age?

When the birthday child comes into the Workshop, just let us know you’re celebrating a birthday and together we will “count their candles” to let us know how old they are turning. No need to bring in any proof of age or identification.

Do I need to add my child’s birthday into my Build-A-Bear Bonus Club account to participate in Count Your Candles?

At this time, you do not need to indicate your child’s birthday in your Bonus Club account. Just visit the Workshop during your child’s birthday month, and we’ll take it from there!

Do I need to sign up my child for the Build-A-Bear Bonus Club to pay their age for the Birthday Treat Bear?

Guests must be 18 years old or older to sign up for Build-A-Bear Bonus Club; therefore, children under 18 are not required to sign up for Bonus Club. They need only accompany a Bonus Club member, or an adult over the age of 18 who signs up to become a Bonus Club member, during the month of their birthday to pay their age for the Birthday Treat Bear.

Is Count Your Candles for any furry friend?

The Count Your Candles offer is only available on the new Birthday Treat Bear to mark the special occasion.

Is it online?

The Count Your Candles offer is a special experience delivered exclusively at Build-A-Bear Workshop stores.

What do I need to do to get this offer?

The Count Your Candles offer is available to our Bonus Club members! Just sign up online, it’s free and easy! Then you’ll be asked to confirm account details (email address, phone number or account number) at checkout!

Is the Birthday Treat Bear always available?

Our intention is to stock the Birthday Treat Bear at all times, but due to inventory availability and delivery issues, it could be possible that some stores could experience inventory outages. To ensure the Birthday Treat Bear is available for your visit, please call your local Workshop to confirm availability before visiting. If we are out of Birthday Treat Bear, the store team will make their best efforts to provide an alternate choice for you.

Do you offer this in all Workshops?

This offer is available in all U.S., Canada and U.K. Build-A-Bear Workshop stores and outlets. Offer not valid at Build-A-Bear Workshop® within other retail stores or restaurants, including but not limited to, Great Wolf Lodge, Rainforest Café® or in Build-A-Dino® Experience within T-REX Café.

Can I celebrate my child’s birthday with the Count Your Candles offer if their birthday happened while you were closed?

Yes, the Count Your Candles promotion is currently available in stores that are open for those who missed their birthday celebration at any point in the year.

What are the terms of the Pay Your Age offer?

Offer valid for Bonus Club members. Offer valid in stores only. Offer valid on Birthday Treat Bear only. Offer subject to change without notice. Limit one per guest, must be present for offer. Cannot be combined with any other offer. While supplies last. Outfits and accessories sold separately. Minimum price £1. See an associate for details.