No matter how many birthdays you’ve had, you still feel excited as your birthday approaches. Imagine making that feeling even more thrilling with a whole day of fun planned just for you—and the best part is, it’s all free!
Whether you want an adventurous water ride with your friends or a cozy meal with your family, we’ve got everything set up to make your special day awesome with these fantastic free treats.
Free things to do in Dubai on your birthday:
1. BBQ Nation
Craving kebabs and grills? No matter when your birthday is, you’re in for a treat! On your special day, this buffet spot offers you a complimentary feast and a birthday cake. Plus, their staff will even serenade you with a song to make it extra memorable.
Make sure to secure your table by making a reservation well in advance.
Paul Bakery and Restaurant
Who could resist a birthday cake that’s on the house? This well-liked bakery presents you with a complimentary cake for your birthday (you can even get it within seven days after your birthday). All you need to do is download the Paul Arabia app (at least a week before your birthday).
Various locations including Dubai Hills Mall, Mall of the Emirates and Arabian Ranches.
Looking to make a big birthday splash? Opt for an unforgettable celebration at Atlantis The Palm’s Aquaventure Waterpark, valid within a week of your birthday.
Situated within Atlantis The Palm, Atlantis Aquaventure holds the distinction of being the globe’s largest waterpark, boasting an impressive collection of 105 record-breaking slides.
Simply input your birthdate on the Aquaventure website before your special day, and you’ll receive a complimentary day pass to this incredible waterpark. Notably, two friends can also secure a 20 percent discount on their passes, ensuring you have company. Moreover, you and your friends can enjoy a 20 percent discount on the Aquaventure Annual Pass too.
Register in advance here .
Aquaventure, Atlantis The Palm, Dubai, open daily 9.45am to 6.30pm. Tel: (0)4 426 0000
You can have a special meal at any Wagamama restaurant in the UAE for your birthday. All you need to do is get the WagamamaUAE app, sign up, and you’ll get a free main dish of your choosing on your birthday. They’ll give you a voucher for it. Plus, you might also get a free dessert. Their ramen is really yummy!
Be sure to bring your valid ID to present to staff to get the offer.
All Secret Parties brunches have a special treat for the birthday person: a free brunch! Just remember to sign up here a few weeks ahead. You’ll get an email from the team the month before your birthday, explaining how to get your free brunch. And that’s not all – on your actual birthday, you’ll also receive a complimentary birthday cake along with your meal.
Stepping into a new year? Well, at Wild Wadi, a water park in Dubai, you can enjoy free entry throughout your birthday month.
This offer is applicable to groups of three or more people. When you purchase two tickets for UAE residents, the birthday celebrant will receive a complimentary ticket. It’s important to remember that this particular offer is exclusively for UAE residents.
AB’s Absolute Barbecues
Visit this well-liked grill restaurant on your birthday along with at least two friends (who are adults), and the birthday person will get a complimentary birthday buffet along with a free cake. It’s recommended to make a reservation ahead of time to make sure you have a table reserved.
Danube Sports World
After you’ve enjoyed all the free birthday meals at various places, here’s another treat: Visit the biggest indoor sports facility in the UAE during your birthday month and enjoy a game of badminton at no cost. You’re allowed to bring up to three friends along, and as an added bonus, you’ll also receive a personalized T-shirt with your name and a lucky number. Remember, you’ll need to make a reservation in advance to secure your spot.
Open daily 7am-midnight. Al Habtoor City, danubesportsworld.com (800 3636).
Love Italian cuisine? Indulge in a three-course meal during your birthday month at this renowned establishment. With numerous citywide branches, you’ll have ample opportunities to savor garlic pizza bread and other delights. Don’t forget to try the penne giardiniera – it’s our top choice!
You need to spend at least Dhs100, and this deal is applicable only for dine-in. Make sure to show the staff a valid ID to get the offer.
You can find this offer at all three locations in Dubai: Dubai Media City, Deira, and Sheikh Zayed Road. To contact them, dial: (600) 577 776.
The Coffee Club
If you’re celebrating your birthday, this well-known café chain that’s styled like a cozy coffeehouse offers a complimentary dessert. All you have to do is sign up on The Coffee Club ME app, and you’ll receive a voucher for the free dessert. You can use this voucher on your birthday or during the week after it.
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If you’re looking for an enjoyable brunch to celebrate your birthday, head over to CLAW BBQ at Hilton Palm Jumeirah. You’ll receive a complimentary house brunch when you bring along a group of at least five people. If the whole group chooses the sparkling package, the free brunch will be upgraded to the sparkling package.
Every Sat 12.30pm-4pm. Hilton Dubai Palm Jumeirah, Palm Jumeirah (04 230 0054).
Shakespeare and Co.
Step into a café with a Victorian feel and if you dine in, spending at least Dhs20, they’ll treat you to a free personal cake. All you have to do is create a profile on the Shakespeare and Co. app before you go.