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Count Your Candles

Count Your Candles - Pay Your Age

The age they are turning is how much our special Birthday Treat Bear costs during their birthday month!

Bring the birthday boy or girl in to count their candles any day during their birthday month, and the age they are turning is how much it costs to make their own Birthday Treat Bear! Regularly $14, Count Your Candles, pay your age – our birthday treat to you!

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Our Count Your Candles offer is available in stores only to Build-A-Bear Bonus Club members. If you’re not a Bonus Club member, it’s FREE and EASY to join – and you can also earn points toward valuable rewards!

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When your child celebrates their birthday at Build-A-Bear Workshop, they get the full Build-A-Bear experience! In addition to our Count Your Candles offer, every birthday celeBEARation includes the following – at no additional charge!

Special Birthday Heart Ceremony a yellow star Birthday Heart for Their Furry Friend
Birthday Cake Photo Prop a purple bear paw Birthday Sticker an orange asteric Birthday Party Hat
Ringing the Birthday Bell a red triangle Singing “Happy Birthday!”

Special Birthday Heart Ceremony
a yellow star Birthday Heart for Their Furry Friend
Birthday Cake Photo Prop a purple bear paw
Birthday Sticker an orange asteric Birthday Party Hat
Ringing the Birthday Bell a red triangle
Singing “Happy Birthday!”

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Count Your Candles Frequently Asked Questions:

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.

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.

What is included in the Count Your Candles offer?
When you celebrate a birthday with the Count Your Candles offer at Build-A-Bear Workshop, your child is in for a treat! Bringing their furry friend to life includes an extra special birthday heart and ceremony! They’ll receive a birthday hat and sticker, and you can snap that PAWfect photo with a birthday cake photo prop! Don’t forget to ring the birthday bell and join us in singing Happy Birthday to cap off the experience before they head off on adventures with their new furry friend.

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

How old do you have to be? Is there a minimum?
The Count Your Candles offer is for children under 14. There is no minimum, you can be turning 1 and pay only $1 for the Birthday Treat Bear!

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 or account number) at check out!

Is this at my local Build-A-Bear Workshop?
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, Rainforest Café® or in Build-A-Dino® Experience within T-REX Café™.

*Offer valid for Bonus Club members. Offer valid in stores only. Offer valid on Birthday Treat Bear only. 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.