How To Get The Best Build-a-Bear Offers

Sales, discounts, special offers and top tips
How To Get The Best Build-a-Bear Offers

If your child is a fan of Build-a-Bear you'll know that the costs can soon mount up, especially when they start collecting outfits and accessories as well as the bears. Here's our guide to help you get the best deals at Build-a-Bear, including sales, special offers, member offers and lots more.

Current Build-a-Bear Offers

National Hug Day: 19th -21st January

Build-a-Bear National Hug Day 2020

Build-a-Bear are bringing back their annual National Hug Day* celebrations, with three days of in-store activities and special offers. From the 19th to 21st January 2020 customers can make a huggable new furry friend with selected Lil' Cubs just £5.50 each.

Build-a-Bear Bonus Club

Build-a-Bear Bonus Club logo

The Build-a-Bear Bonus Club* is a must for anyone who shops there, as it gives you lots of exclusive benefits, and it's completely FREE! You can sign up online here* and start receiving the benefits straight away. Membership bonuses can include:

  • Exclusive special offers
  • Early access to promotions
  • Exclusive member events
  • Earn points as you spend to get rewards

Count Your Candles: Pay Your Age

Build-a-Bear store with boy holding bear

The Count Your Candles* promotion means that Bonus Club Members can bring their child to a store in their birthday month and they can get to make their own special Birthday Bear and just 'pay their age' for it, for example if they're turning five you pay just £5 for the bear. As well as the cut-price bear your child can get more extra treats when they collect their Birthday Treat Bear. They will get to pop in an extra special birthday heart, and have a birthday ceremony with a birthday hat and sticker, ring the birthday bell, get to take a picture with the birthday cake prop, and even have Happy Birthday sung to them.

In Store Events

Build-a-bear store front with window display

Build-a-Bear often run in store special events*, usually exclusively for Bonus Club Members, and they're always free. Click here* for the latest in store events, like Crazy Reindeals*.

Build-a-Bear Gift Card Offers

two Build-a-bear £25 gift cards

If you spend regularly at Build-a-Bear, or have a big purchase to make there's a way you can get cheaper Build-a-Bear gift cards to save yourself some money.

If you're spending £25 or more online at Build-a-Bear you will be offered the chance to add a £10 gift card for just £5 at the checkout.

Costco* are selling £100 (4 x £25 cards) worth of Build-a-Bear e-gift cards* for £66.66, so you're saving yourself 1/3. If you aren't a Costco member then you will incur a 4% charge which will make your total purchase £72.79. Alternatively you could get the £50 (2 x £25) Build-a-Bear e-gift cards* for £33.33 at Costco, again saving 1/3..

They are e-cards so you receive then via email rather than a physical card, and you can either use them online or print them off to use them in store. They come as £25 vouchers so that you can split them up for separate gifts or occasions.

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  • Laura L.

    Ah he still loves those bears! He takes them to bed with him! X

    • Gemma L.

      He would love the outfits

      • Ryan T.

        Forget the kids I’m gonna get myself one

        • Natasha S.

          Thank you. We will look online xx

          • Ryan B.

            I want hulk and Thor haha

            • Ryan B.

              i suppose they could have one too. Xx

              • Paul M.

                Hulk one :muscle_tone2::rage::baby_tone1:

                • Fleur H.

                  look at the Star Wars and marvel ones x

                  • Anna-Marie A.

                    saved link so I can look at what's available...Minnies bday soon xx

                    • Louise F.

                      I saw this Chewbacca is only £10!

                      • Chelsea M.

                        id love a build a bear to!! Haha x

                        • Rachael A.

                          cool i will have a look x

                          • Kirstie N.

                            omg look how cute... I want to buy all of them! :heart_eyes:

                            • PlayPennies

                              It means any teddy, whether it's an actual bear, or the horses, bunnies, reindeer etc. I think they just use 'furry friends' as they do so much more than bears these days! Sorry we weren't clear.

                              • Jeni M.

                                PlayPennies that’s awesome thanks!

                                • Victoria B.

                                  30% off instore only and don’t think I’ll get back before then :disappointed: trying to join/update the club for deals x

                                  • Sara M.

                                    Naw she has enough of them ha

                                    • Emma-Jane G.

                                      she will see them in 12 days ha

                                      • Katie I.

                                        will check them out thanks xx

                                        • Autumn H.

                                          I’ll have a look now thank you xx