If you’re fluttering about this summer looking for family fun on a budget, head to Westminster’s Butterfly Pavilion (6252 W. 104th Ave.) in the afternoon for a beautiful deal. At Butterfly Pavilion, they transform the way people think about invertebrates in a fun, family-friendly way. These small, but mighty, animals that surround us everywhere are “bigger” than people think. They are everywhere because everything in nature (including humans!) depends on them. They are the hidden heroes of the animal kingdom. As the Butterfly Pavilion notes, “We–you and us–stand on the backs of these tiny giants.” [Read More…]
Say, “cheese!”…actually, that’s “cheesecake!” Cheesecake lovers are in for sweet savings. In honor of National Cheesecake Day, The Cheesecake Factory is introducing a new flavor on Tuesday, July 30. The popular eatery offers more than 30 cheesecake flavors from the Original Cheesecake to its new Pineapple Upside-Down Cheesecake. Making its debut, the fruity addition is made of creamy pineapple cheesecake with maraschino cherry swirl between two layers of buttery pineapple upside-down cake. [Read More…]
The annual Buffalo Bill Days festival brings rootin’ tootin’ FREE Wild West fun to Golden, July 26 to 28. The weekend includes western-style entertainment, Best of the West Parade, Mutton Bustin’ competition and an authentic Cody’s Wild West Show complete with dancing horses, roping and pistol tricks. Local bands provide music on the main stage and car shows, arts & crafts, duck race, kids’ games and train rides fill Golden’s downtown streets.
The festival officially opens at 5 p.m. on Friday with Narrow Gauge on stage at 5 p.m. in Parfet Park (710 Tenth St.), followed by Chris Daniels at 7:45 p.m. Dale Watson is the featured act on Saturday night. The Long Run closes out Sunday from 2:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. [Read More…]
Dress for Success Denver hosts its annual Pop Up Shop Sale on Friday to Sunday, July 26 to 28. Donated items from local retailers are discounted by up to 75% off and range from $5 to $150. You’ll find boutique-quality clothing, jewelry, handbags (St. John, Escada, Micheal Kors, Eileen Fischer, Coach, Cole Haan, DKNY, Burberry, Brooks Brothers, Talbots, Dana Buchman, Eskander, Dior, BCBG, Calvin Klein, Diane Von Furstenberg, Milly, Misook, Nike, LaCoste, Missoni, Faconnable and more), shoes, boots, and accessories. [Read More…]
If you love anything and everything having to do with fruits and veggies (and being super healthy!), veg out at VegFest Colorado on Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the 1STBANK Center (11450 Broomfield Ln.) in Broomfield. The “veg-friendly” event includes seminars, exhibits, cooking demos, kids’ activities, food samples and more.
Attendees will learn from world-renown experts on health, diet, environmental issues, animal rights and about the many advantages of embracing a plant-based lifestyle. Admission is $10 for adults (per day) in advance online, $12 at the door and FREE for kids (16 & younger.) Parking is FREE.
Sushi lovers will want to catch this deal at Tokyo Joe’s. Grab a friend and sail over to the Japanese fast-casual restaurant for a healthy, flavorful dish on a budget.
Every Monday, from 4 p.m. to closing, purchase any sushi and get a second order for FREE (of equal or lesser value.) The offer includes several sushi roll options (4- or 8-piece.) All of its sushi is made-to-order. (If you’re a regular of the “healthy Asian food” chain, the offer no longer includes its Poké Bowls.) [Read More…]
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE events around Denver. The list is updated daily, so check back often. Looking for more FREE and low-cost things to do? 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…]
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…]
Ring the dinner bell! The deal is on — today, Monday, July 22. If you need another reason to cheer on our beloved Colorado Rockies, Taco Bell is again offering its very popular taco promo this season, from April 5 to September 30. Most locations in the Denver metro area are participating. (There may be other locations participating in Colorado — just check first.) [Read More…]
First there was “First Fridays” where you can roam all sorts of art galleries and neighborhoods. Now comes “Final Fridays”, an after-hours opportunity to explore the Golden Triangle Creative District. Final Fridays are scheduled for June 28, July 26, August 30 and September 27 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Activities are FREE. [Read More…]
If Denver has one spot that is all things dance, it’s like at Cleo Parker Robinson Dance. The studio and school hosts the Mile High Dance Festival on Saturday, July 27 starting at 8:30 a.m. The day (and night) is filled with FREE classes and workshops, food and performances. During the morning and afternoon, you can sample a variety of dance styles. Here’s a complete schedule. [Read More…]
Cheesman Park plays host to an arts festival, Saturday, July 27 and Sunday, July 28. More than 150 artists from across the country have been invited to showcase their work in the Cheesman Park Art Fest, a two-day outdoor festival. Patrons can browse top-quality works of potters, painters, jewelers, sculptors, glass artists, and more – in a wide range of friendly prices. [Read More…]
You don’t need a passport to soak up the culture and flavor of Asia at the annual Colorado Dragon Boat Festival. The FREE family-friendly festival returns to Sloan’s Lake Park in northwest Denver on Saturday, July 27 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday, July 28 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. This festival is one of the few of its kind in the U.S. with two full days of fast-paced dragon boat racing (boats start their match-ups at 8 a.m. each morning). [Read More…]
This promotion ended in 2018, but it’s flying back, at least, for one day! Experience the Butterfly Pavilion and all its small wonders for only $5 on Thursday, July 25. Journey through the Crawl-a-See-Em, hold Rosie-the-tarantula, touch a starfish and make your way through a tropical rainforest populated with 1,600 fluttering butterflies. In fact, there are more than 5,000 animals in all. [Read More…]