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…]
Red, White & Boom!
BOOM! BANG! CHEAP! Fourth of July festivities abound in the metro Denver/Boulder area. We’ve found most of the no-cost and low-cost festivals, feasts and parades to keep the family entertained. Events are listed alphabetically for easier review. We expect to add more events, as they’re announced — so check back often.
In case of bad weather or fire bans, some fireworks shows may be cancelled. However, celebrations usually go on as planned. Check back here and on event websites for updated information.
Here’s what’s bursting July 1, 2, 3 & 4: [Read More…]
It’s not everyday you get to pet a goat, feed a giraffe or hold a furry tarantula. But when these animal encounters do happen, it’s pretty special. Lucky for us, there are plenty of ways to get close and personal with a variety of creatures. From petting farms to unique zoo experiences to a place to pet kitties, here are some of the best ways to get some quality time with animals, especially ones that aren’t always found in the home. [Read More…]
Larimer Square is très excité to be hosting A Taste of France on Thursday to Sunday, July 14 to 17, 2022, a four-day fête celebrating all things French and Denver’s official Sister City of Brest, France and Denver Sister Cities International. A mix of free and ticketed events, special art installations at A Taste of France will include an Air France vinyl mural by local artist, Adam Vicarel, a major chalk art piece by Steve DeOrio, an Eiffel Tower replica, and Projection Mapping by Deep Space Drive-In. [Read More…]
Fans of the Butterfly Pavilion should take note. If you visit the museum a few times per year, a membership may make sense. This month, you can buy a Butterfly Pavilion annual membership at a significant discount. The Summer Membership Sale offers 25% off new or renewed memberships through July 31, 2022. [Read More…]
Congratulations! Winning the Stanley Cup is such a sweet victory for the Colorado Avalanche. And Dunkin’ is making it even sweeter with a sweet giveaway for Avs fans and donut lovers! Dunkin’ is a proud partner of the Colorado Avalanche and its celebrating the best way it knows how….by giving away lots of FREE donuts! [Read More…]
Spark some delicious savings, this Independence Day. While most will celebrate July 4th with picnics, barbecues and watching fireworks, hungry bargain hunters can chomp on cheap eats between the gatherings — thanks to these good ol’ fashioned American deals. The deals are available on Monday, July 4, unless noted otherwise. The offers are valid at participating locations, while supplies last. Limits may apply. [Read More…]
Most of us love professional fireworks shows, but when our neighbors and others set off illegal fireworks, we don’t feel the love. For those with PTSD or nervous pets, fireworks are an assault on the senses. Law enforcement understands your concerns. However, they don’t want concerned citizens tying up 911 and delaying responses to true emergencies. That’s why many municipalities and counties are offering alternative ways (including dedicated hotlines) to report illegal fireworks this year. [Read More…]
Nothing says harvest-time quite like a Farmers’ Market. Where else can you greet your local farmer, find delicious deals on fresh produce, and enjoy the Colorado outdoors? You can find a market for nearly every day of the week, so check out a few! To fully participate in the eco-friendly experience, we suggest bringing along several reusable grocery bags or baskets for all of your goodies. [Read More…]
The annual Cherry Creek Arts Festival will be held Friday to Sunday, July 1 to 3 in Cherry Creek North running from 2nd to 3rd Avenues between Clayton and Steele Streets. Admission to the festival is FREE. Experience unique and fascinating works by 250+ visual artists, along with live musical performances and artist demonstrations. [Read More…]
Hey, parents! Families can ignite big savings by dining at Applebee’s on Independence Day this year. And every parent knows that dining out with the entire family can get expensive, so kids-eat-FREE deals are definitely worth celebrating. Children can choose from a variety of entrées on the Applebee’s Kids Menu, including their choice of a side dish and juice, milk or chocolate milk. [Read More…]
In celebration of the National Park Service’s 106th birthday, all National Park Service units (Parks, Monuments, Historic Sites) will be open to the public for FREE on Thursday, August 25. This includes: entrance fees, commercial tour fees, and transportation entrance fees. The nearest to the metro area is splendid Rocky Mountain National Park between Estes Park and Grand Lake. [Read More…]
Groceries are one of the biggest monthly expenditures for everyone. That’s why bargain hunters are always on the lookout for any way to save money at the checkout lane, whether it’s from weekly sales, coupons or promos. And we’re making it more convenient and easier by offering a “one-stop shop” round-up of the best weekly deals at popular grocery stores in Denver. [Read More…]
After a successful run in Denver and Longmont this spring, the popular attraction returns to Colorado! The circus is comin’ to town! If you’re looking for an escape from your own “three-ring circus” at home, Venardos Circus is the perfect answer for family fun at a reasonable price. Built “from the ground up on dreams, sparkles, shoelaces and duct tape”, the big top show is the future of the American circus…with the heart of a Broadway show. [Read More…]