Hey, frugal friends! It’s that time of the year again to eat, drink and be merry. However, you should always celebrate on a budget, so we’re hoping to make the holidays a little merrier for a few lucky readers with our annual holiday giveaway. This year, there will be six (6) winners. Each will receive a $50 Target gift card for their very own little mini holiday shopping spree. [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…]
Merry McDonald’s! This December, the Golden Arches are kicking off the holidays by inviting customers to celebrate the season by sharing McDonald’s with friends and family. The popular fast-food restaurant is offering a first-of-its kind holiday celebration happening exclusively on the McDonald’s app — the SZN of Sharing. [Read More…]
Steel yourself. This is one of the biggest weekends for craft fairs with more than two dozen on our list. These shows are just the place to find that perfect locally-made, handmade gift. We have an entire page devoted to upcoming holiday craft shows, markets and fairs in the Denver/Boulder area. It includes an interactive map to help you find the ones closest to your shopping flight path. As always, we call out some of our favorite picks: [Read More…]
Find the holiday spirit this year at Gaylord Rockies Resort & Convention Center, where one of the biggest holiday extravaganzas in the state takes place. We’re talking an ice rink, Santa, frozen sculptures, games, gingerbread house decorating and so much more. The property uses the tagline “So. Much. Christmas.” A very accurate statement in this case. [Read More…]
It’s time to treat yourself and friends to a night out and let someone else pick up the tab. Katie Green, owner of Denver’s Boozy Botanist, comes to Curate Mercantile on Thursday, December 8, 2022, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. for Mocktails & Merry-Making. This FREE and festive after-hours shopping event features more than 100 local, small shop vendors offering some truly unique gift-giving ideas in South Denver. [Read More…]
If it’s Wednesday, that means Burger King has a whopper of a deal for Whopper lovers. The fast-food chain is making Wednesday the day for hungry bargain hunters to enjoy big savings on its signature and iconic burger, thanks to its Whopper Wednesday special. (Did you know The Whopper was first introduced in 1957?) [Read More…]
Driving or strolling through a fairyland of outdoor light displays is a holiday treat that costs no more than gasoline or shoe leather. And there’s no place prettier than Denver/Boulder, especially when the snowy backdrop is the real deal. Here’s a list of the best Christmas lights in the area for the 2022 season. Our list includes professional and municipal displays and private homes.
We’ve put together a Google map for the home lights to make it easier to plot your visits. To see the map, just scroll down past the pictures of the lights.
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…]
Sweet savings! The Cheesecake Factory is offering a delicious deal on its vast selection of delectable dishes and desserts. The restaurant is known for its expansive menu (including more than 30 cheesecakes!), so everyone in your party should be able to find something to enjoy. You could also have a cheesecake sampler party! [Read More…]
The RINK at Belmar has opened for the season. The Lakewood shopping district has a large outdoor rink in the heart of the area. A number of holiday-themed events are planned for December 2022. Events typically require you to register and purchase tickets to skate. When costumed characters are at the event, visitors can hang with them off the ice for free. Pricing (includes skate rental) is $10 for adults, $8 for children 12 and younger. [Read More…]
Nearly 30 ceramic artists, plus seven jewelry artists will showcase their work at the Arapahoe Ceramics Guild Holiday Pottery and Jewelry Sale. The events runs Thursday to Saturday, December 1 to 3, 2022, in the Summit Room of Arapahoe Community College. Not only will you find some beautiful wares, but also prices for every budget. [Read More…]