Bored on a budget? You’ve come to the right place! Mile High On The Cheap is the answer for Coloradans wanting to live large for less. Luckily, Denver has much to do and see for frugal families, bargain hunters, savvy seniors and anyone who’s limited on funds — festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And, for weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read More…]
Trick Or Treat
Mile High Cheapskates love this time of the year. The ghouls, ghosts, zombies and witches are flying about the beautiful Colorado skies. Denver, Boulder and all points in between offer an abundance of Halloween activities for kids and adults. You don’t have to wait until October 31 for all the free and low-cost fun, with dozens of happenings filling the days and nights before All Hallow’s Eve.
Corn mazes and pumpkin patches are abundant in September and October. Here’s a list of what we know is happening, along with any coupons or discounts. We’ve also included a handy map below , which should help you easily locate the attractions. Just click on the corn icon for more details. All attractions are open through October 31, unless otherwise noted. [Read More…]
Trick-or-hamburger! McDonald’s is again offering a frighteningly good deal with its annual Halloween Treats Pack — perfect for little goblins or ghouls on Halloween night or just as a fall/winter treat for the kids in your life. The trick is that the books are in high demand, but difficult to find. Unfortunately, the packs are not widely available. [Read More…]
Whether you’re 5, 25, or 55, you’ll find a Halloween party to suit during the annual Boo n’ Brew on Colfax Avenue between Josephine and Colorado Blvd. on Saturday October 30. The FREE event is in two parts: one for the kiddos from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. and one a self-led adult bar crawl after the sun goes down. Both are a great way to celebrate the holiday and check out retailers, bars and restaurants along one of Denver’s most eclectic districts. [Read More…]
The Thornton Community Chorus hopes supporters will join them for a pancake breakfast on Saturday, November 6 from 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at Applebee’s Northglenn. The meal includes a plate of fluffy pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs, plus your choice of coffee, orange juice, milk or a soft drink. Price is $10 for adults and $8 for seniors 65+ and children under age 13. [Read More…]
Ho! Ho! Ho! It’s never too early to start planning for the holidays, especially when it means you can save lots of money. Bargain hunters like to celebrate the holidays as much as anyone else. They just like to enjoy all of the festivities and fun on a budget. December is always a little merrier, when you know all of the decorations and trimmings were bought weeks ago at a big discount. And there’s no better place to start holiday shopping than at Hallmark’s annual buy-one-get-one sale.
The Denver Art Museum is getting bigger and more colorful! After years of construction and delays (thanks to the pandemic), the Denver institution is ready to unveil its new (and highly-anticipated) unified campus to the public, including the renovated Martin Building and brand-new Sie Welcome Center. The public will have its first opportunity to experience and explore the additions, during the Museum’s Opening Day Celebration on Sunday, October 24. [Read More…]
It’s never a good idea to keep expired or unused medication around the house, but what do you do with them? Well, National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day on Saturday, October 23 offers an opportunity to safely discard them for FREE. Bring any over-the-counter or prescription medication for proper disposal to any one of the drop-off sites throughout the Front Range from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. [Read More…]
In acclaimed director Edgar Wright’s psychological thriller, Last Night in Soho, Eloise, an aspiring fashion designer, is mysteriously able to enter the 1960s where she encounters a dazzling wannabe singer, Sandie. But the glamour is not all it appears to be and the dreams of the past start to crack and splinter into something far darker. [Read More…]
A valiant effort, but the Broncos suffered another loss, this time to the Cleveland Browns (final score 17 to 14) yesterday. Still, there are a couple of food deals today, Friday, October 22 at participating locations. Remember, offers are limited to one per customer, per day. We’re still rooting for a delicious season! [Read More…]
For families or those with the space to buy in large quantity, a warehouse store membership makes sense — dollars and cents — especially these days, when you want to stock up on necessities so as to make fewer shopping trips. Now you can tackle your shopping list at Sam’s Club using this Groupon deal which gets you more than 50% off the basic price. And, with a membership you can also order online and skip the trip to the warehouse altogether. [Read More…]
Veterans Day is just around the corner on Thursday, November 11. And, as usual, veterans and military personnel can expect several deals, discounts and, most importantly, lots of FREE food around town to honor and celebrate the day. Red Robin is one of the first to announce its Veterans Day giveaway, but you have to act early — in order to enjoy the complimentary burger and fries. [Read More…]
Are willing to go to bat for a fun time this Halloween? McGregor Square (1901 Wazee St.) in Denver becomes McGregor Scare for two weekends full of spooky shenanigans. Bring the whole family on Saturdays and Sundays for festive fall fun. Pumpkin decorating, face painting and movies on the lawn are just a few activities sure to scare up lots of fun. Plus, there’s a Trick-or-Treat Street on October 30 — a unique opportunity to explore McGregor Square and score some candy along the way. [Read More…]