Do you love Popeyes? Many believe the fast-food restaurant has the best chicken around, especially its crispy chicken sandwich. Fans (aka loyal customers) can now earn points every time they bite into a drumstick, tender or nugget…or anything else on the restaurant’s popular menu. The fast-food chain just introduced its first-ever loyalty program, Popeyes Rewards. [Read More…]
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Downtown Aquarium is one of the few Denver attractions that does not offer any FREE days nor do they offer many discounts. However, this summer, they’re making a big splash with families fishing for late-in-the-day fun. From June 14 to July 22, the attraction is hosting Summer Family Nights — with discounted exhibit tickets, FREE activities and more [Read More…]
With recent soaring temperatures you may be surprised to learn Colorado has an outdoor ice rink where you can skate or ride bumper cars. Idaho Springs’ Frozen Fire Rink is the coolest place to play hockey, practice your skating tricks or slide and bump your way to fun all while surrounded by our Rocky Mountains. [Read More…]
As summer starts to return to normal, going to the movies again is at the top of list for many film fanatics and families. From Tuesday, June 22 through Sunday, June 27, Harkins Theatres will be giving moviegoers another reason to enjoy the big screen once again with exclusive offers to celebrate the movie industry’s first Cinema Week. [Read More…]
All, but one, of Landmark Theatres in Denver are open — Esquire, Greenwood Village and Mayan. (The Chez Artiste should be open soon!) That’s big news for fans of independent films and documentaries. (Plus, for many, Landmark Theatres has the best movie popcorn in town!) And Cinema Week is an opportunity to celebrate and preserve the culture of the movie-going experience. [Read More…]
Scroll down for more information about reusable bag giveaway dates and times. Every shopper in Denver is going to have to bag a new fee, come this summer. Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you should know the environmental challenges plastic bags cause for all of us. (Actually, you’ve probably found a plastic bag under that rock!) An estimated 250 million bags are used by Denver residents every year, according to city officials. Unfortunately, only about 5% of those bags are recycled. The rest end up in the waste system.
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 closer to the holiday — so check back often.
In case of bad weather or other circumstances, such as fire restrictions, 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 2, 3 & 4: [Read More…]
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…]
The annual Denver PrideFest is a FREE weekend-long celebration of community, family and culture and is recognized as one of the top 10 of its kind in the country. Organized by The Center on Colfax and open to all, it typically features multiple stages with live entertainment, a parade and much more.
This year’s Denver Pride, Saturday & Sunday, June 26 & 27, will blend in-person and virtual activities to include a virtual marketplace, an in-person and virtual 5K race, a virtual parade, and a series of “Pride hubs” hosted at a variety of venues throughout the city. [Read More…]
The complete Coors Field experience usually includes a hot dog, popcorn or peanuts, an ice-cold beer or soft drink and a souvenir. Part of the fun of going to watch the Colorado Rockies play ball is when they offer a special giveaway or promo on select game days. And it’s much more than just bobbleheads and baseball cards. This season, they’re giving away something for every fan, including flags, t-shirts, $1 hot dogs, hats and more on specific game days. [Read More…]
With the extremely high temperatures lately, everyone will be using more ice — whether it’s for drinks at home or filling the cooler for a family adventure. Once the ice from the freezer is depleted (or for those without an ice maker), you often have to buy a few bags of ice to get you through the hot days of summer. And, as usual, bargain hunters want to find the hottest price around. [Read More…]
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE things to do around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. Looking for more free and low-cost things to do in the following weeks? Find additional activities on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or month.
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Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read More…]
LoDo’s Dairy Block stages a variety of festivities from June 25 through 27 to show its support of Denver Pride and the LGBTQ+ community. Most Blockwide Pride events will be at the Denver Milk Market, though activities will spread across the area including restaurants, clubs, retailers and The Maven Hotel. You’ll find fun events for the entire family, as well as for the grown-up crowd. [Read More…]
Join local artisans for a handmade market when Art at Avenue Lofts hosts a Handmade Market on Saturday, June 26 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. This is a unique shopping and art appreciation experience. Feel inspired with hundreds of one-of-a-kind handcrafted items including wearable art, jewelry, greeting cards, candles and more. [Read More…]