A night under the stars, while watching stars on the big screen! Northglenn is once again hosting its Summer Movie Series. Admission is FREE. Seating is first-come, first-served. Movies start at dusk on the east side of E.B. Rains Jr. Memorial Park. Food trucks will be at the park for each show with goodies available to purchase. [Read more…] about Northglenn’s Summer Movie Series
You’re sure to fill up with this deal from Applebee’s, without emptying your bank account. Through Sunday, August 4, the neighborhood grill is serving up an All-You-Can-Eat dish (served with endless fries and coleslaw, too!) for $14.99 at participating locations.
Bargain hunters with an empty stomach can enjoy all-you-can-eat riblets, chicken tenders and double crunch shrimp. And, even better, you don’t need to just pick one, unless that’s all you want. You have the option of mixing-and-matching all three options.
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If you’re looking for a frugal fiesta, Café Rio Mexican Grill offers Tasty Tuesdays — perfect for hungry bargain hunters looking for spicy savings. (Note: The chain is quietly raising the price on this promo. This is the second price increase of 50¢ in less than a year. The savings are getting smaller and smaller.)
Every Tuesday, get a burrito (reg. $8.29), salad (reg. $8.49), tacos (reg. $7.99, includes two tacos, rice and beans) or quesadilla (reg. $8.49) for just $6.49 at participating locations.
Most locations are open from 10:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Tuesdays. [Read more…] about Café Rio Mexican Grill Offers $6.49 Tasty Tuesdays
Frozen yogurt and summer are the perfect hot-day combo and you won’t waffle on this deal from Yogurtland. It’s definitely full of sweet savings! The popular self-serve frozen yogurt shop just introduced waffle cones to its menu, making for an even more delicious experience. With so many dessert-worthy options, the combinations of yogurt and toppings are endless — now, even better, in a waffle cone. [Read more…] about Yogurtland: BOGO Free Frozen Yogurt and Toppings
Hey, frugal families! The City of Thornton is offering a chance to picnic in the park, while watching a family-favorite film. Pack a blanket, snacks and bug spray!
There are showing two popular films (one for the kids and one for adults who grew up in the 80s), playing in July and August — as part of the city’s 2019 Movies in the Park. Each films plays at 8 p.m. [Read more…] about Thornton’s Movies in the Park
Oakwood Homes presents its FREE Summer Concert Series at the Green Valley Ranch Amphitheater. Families are encouraged to bring a picnic dinner to enjoy at the show. All concerts are Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. In addition, be sure to check out the weekly GVR Farmers Market from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. outside of the of Green Valley Ranch Recreation Center. Here’s the schedule: [Read more…] about Summer Concert Series at Green Valley Ranch
Families love catching a flick under the stars. It makes for the perfect summer night out with the kids “on the cheap.” Aspen Grove and Alamo Drafthouse Cinema are hosting a Family Film Night at the shopping center (731 S. Santa Fe Dr.) in Littleton.
The outdoor theater opens at 7 p.m., with movies beginning at dusk. (Bring your own chairs.) Admission is FREE. [Read more…] about Aspen Grove’s Family Film Nights
There are also discounts available at Circle K and King Soopers, but this is the best deal available — especially for children. Hear ye! Hear ye! The 43rd annual Colorado Renaissance Festival (650 W. Perry Park Ave.) in Larkspur is in full swing. If you’ve never enjoyed the merriment of the village, there’s plenty for families to do and see, including entertainment, an Artisan’s Marketplace and themed weekends. Plus, you really haven’t lived until you’ve chomped and chewed on a turkey drumstick out in the open air. [Read more…] about Colorado Renaissance Festival: Free Child’s Admission & $3 Off For Adults
As the temperatures start to sizzle, a day at Water World (8801 N. Pecos St.) in Federal Heights is one of the best (and most fun) ways to cool off. Since opening in 1979 with the first two water slides in Colorado, the water park now boasts more than 50 water adventures. For 2019, they’re celebrating 40 years of fun in the sun. [Read more…] about 15 Ways to Save Big at Water World
Dinner and a movie are the perfect fit, whether it’s date night or hanging with friends — even more perfect under a summer evening sky. In partnership with Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, Avanti Food & Beverage hosts a FREE Summer Movie Series (just about) every Tuesday from 9 p.m. to 11 p.m. for movie classics — from June 4 to August 27. (Plus, there’s a bonus screening on Thursday, July 4.) The collective eatery houses seven restaurants serving food of all kinds. Plus, there are drink specials and giveaways each week. (Admission is FREE, not the food and drinks.) With views on the bleachers of its 30-foot screen, there’s a seat for everyone. [Read more…] about Avanti Food & Beverage Hosts Summer Movie Series
The column will be fun mixture of food deals, can’t-miss sales and FREE or low-cost family-friendly events. To read this month’s column online, click here. [Read more…] about Find July’s “Cheap Checklist” in The Denver Post
BOOM! BANG! FUN! Summer is here! And July is the perfect time to shine the (sun)light on lots of family-friendly fun, thanks to the city’s FREE Days.
As always, there’s so much to explore and experience in Denver on the cheap, thanks to our city’s generous FREE Days at museums and attractions. Because of their popularity, be prepared for large crowds and allow extra time to find parking. Consider carpooling or taking public transportation.
Frugal families looking for low-cost adventures in the Mile High City should start with this month’s FREE Days:
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Alamo Drafthouse Cinema (8905 Westminster Blvd.) in Westminster just opened its doors. And they’re making blockbuster moves with the announcement of its FREE Summer Movie Nights, an outdoor summer movie series. Certain to become a family tradition, the film series will launch with the perennial patriotic classic Independence Day on July 4th…of course! [Read more…] about Alamo Drafthouse Cinema Westminster’s Summer Movie Nights
Men’s Wearhouse is looking sharp with its 12th annual National Suit Drive, an initiative that collects donations of gently-used professional attire for the unemployed. From July 1 to 31, consumers can donate gently-used professional clothing (both men’s and women’s), including suits, ties, jackets, shirts, pants, belts and shoes. As a thank you, donors receive 50% off the regular retail price of their next purchase (excluding shoes, clearance and Exceptional Value items.) [Read more…] about Men’s Wearhouse: Donated Professional Attire Saves 50% On Next Purchase
Greetings, bargain hunters! Since everyone seems to e-mail or text birthday wishes, get-well hopes or congratulatory notes nowadays, hand-written greeting cards have become even more special and noteworthy for recipients.
Hallmark Gold Crown wants to reinvigorate the trend of sending greeting cards with its Just Because collection. The collection includes everything from thank-you to thinking-of-you cards. The cards are priced at just $1.99 and $2.99 each. As anyone who’s received an unexpected card in the mail knows, it definitely brightens your day. [Read more…] about Get Free Greeting Card at Hallmark Gold Crown Every Friday