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. Fortunately, our community has it all “on the cheap” — entertainment, festivals, concerts, movies, workshops, tours, sporting events and more. And we’ve done the work for you! [Read more…] about 37+ Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
Things To Do
Celebrate traditional Latin American culture during Día del Niño (Day of the Children) on Sunday, April 29. This year, the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Art Museum, Clyfford Still Museum, History Colorado Center and Byers-Evans House Museum will offer FREE general admission on Sunday. The Denver Public Library Central Branch is also participating.
Boulder’s Museum of Contemporary Art starts things off one day early on Saturday. Plus, there are other free and low-cost events across the metro area. Here’s what’s happening: [Read more…] about Local Museums Celebrate Dia del Niño with Free Entry and Entertainment
Plan your week on the cheap with this list of FREE events around Denver. Check back often, as the list is updated daily. Looking for FREE and low-cost things to do? You’ll find more listings on our Mile High Events Calendar, which you can view by day or by month. If you don’t already, keep up with the latest deals, discounts and freebies by signing up for our daily e-newsletter. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Click on each link for details, as some events may require registration. Here’s what’s happening this week: [Read more…] about 47+ Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
If you need another reason to cheer on our Colorado Rockies, Taco Bell is again offering its popular taco promo this season, through October 1. According to the local PR rep, most (if not, all) locations in the Denver metro area are participating.
They have an improved communication system in place, so there should be less confusion this year. (Locations outside of Denver are not participating.) [Read more…] about Taco Bell: When Rockies Score 7+ Runs, Score 50¢ Tacos
The end… is near…. Enter our exclusive contest to win FREE Fandango tickets to the most anticipated film of the decade, Avengers: Infinity War. As the Avengers and their allies have continued to protect the world from threats too large for any one hero to handle, a new danger has emerged from the cosmic shadows: Thanos. [Read more…] about Win Prize Pack With Tickets To ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Take me out to the ball game…on the cheap. It doesn’t get much better than a summer afternoon or evening at Coors Field. The roar of the crowd, the crack of the bat and munching on baseball park snacks makes for a memorable day with friends and family.
However, you don’t need to break the bank to have a good time. Baseball fans can also be bargain hunters, so catch big savings with the following seven home run deals.
Keep up with the latest deals, discounts and FREE events in the Denver/Boulder area by signing up for Mile High On The Cheap’s daily e-newsletter. You can also follow MHOTC on Facebook and Twitter. [Read more…] about Batter Up For 7 Colorado Rockies Deals
On Thursday, April 26, join the weekend-long grand opening celebration of Harkins Arvada 14, located at 5550 Olde Wadsworth Blvd. The blockbuster fun kicks off at 4:45 p.m., when Harkins’ Owner, Dan Harkins, will lead a ribbon-cutting ceremony. The first 100 ticket holders receive a FREE $10 Harkins Gift Card.
Throughout the opening weekend, customers can enjoy various events and receive great prizes. All ticket holders will receive a scratch-and-win game card (while supplies last) and, the best part, every card is a winner.
Prizes include concession vouchers, Harkins Loyalty Cups, movie collectibles, Harkins Gift Cards and one lucky winner will receive a year’s worth of FREE movies.
Learn how easy it is to make your own compost by signing up for a FREE hands-on composting class. Compost is a crumbly, nutrient rich soil amendment that is great for your plants, lawns and gardens. In partnership with Denver Recycles, Denver Urban Gardens offers free classes in composting typically on Saturdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and Wednesdays from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. May 6 through October 13. [Read more…] about Learn to Compost for Free
Kids of all ages can check out the world of Scouting at the annual Scout Show on Saturday, April 28 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the National Western Complex. The Scout Show is an opportunity for young and old alike to see what Scouting is all about as Cub Scout Packs and Boy Scout Troops showcase what Scouting has to offer.
There will be more than 260 booths to visit, each offering an activity, a game or a “hands-on” experience. [Read more…] about Annual Boy Scout Show at National Western Complex
Stop the presses! Check out our weekly column “Cheap Checklist” in The Denver Post in the Life & Culture section. Every Saturday, we compile the best freebies, discounts and deals in town for the upcoming week. The column now periodically includes store sales — all the more reason for smart shoppers to make it a must-read. To read the column online, click here.
If you have any tips for possible items, send them to email@example.com 10 to 14 days in advance — just put “Cheap Checklist” in the subject line. We’re already working on the copy for next week!
Kids can spring into Spring with some fun activities on Saturday, April 28 at Four Seasons Farmers and Artisans Market. At 10 a.m. enjoy a reading of the children’s book The Hungry Honeybee by Jessica Goldstrom of The Bees Waggle. This is a story of the struggles that honeybees face in our current landscape and how to help.
Books will be available for purchase after the FREE reading and they come with wildflower seeds. Please RSVP here to reserve your child’s space. [Read more…] about Spring Kids Activity Day at Four Seasons Farmers Market
This popular summer tradition isn’t necessarily “cheap”, but it sure is lots of fun. (Actually, 15 bucks for a concert, comedian and flick isn’t so bad, right?) The Denver Film Society and Denver Arts & Venues are hosting their 19th annual Film on the Rocks at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre. (Could you ask for a better backdrop?)
The 2018 season includes 7 movies throughout the summer, including cult-classics, pop culture standards and past fan-favorites. Performances by local musicians and comedians precede each film. [Read more…] about Under The Stars: 2018 Film On The Rocks
In the new comedy Tully, Marlo (Charlize Theron), a mother of three including a newborn baby, is gifted a night nanny by her brother (Mark Duplass). Hesitant to the extravagance at first, Marlo comes to form a unique bond with the thoughtful, surprising, and sometimes challenging young nanny named Tully (Mackenzie Davis). The screenplay is by Diablo Cody.
Colorado Mamas are invited to escape the chaos of motherhood and attend an advance screening of the film on Wednesday, April 25 at Alamo Drafhouse Cinema. [Read more…] about Movie Sneak Preview – ‘Tully’
Want to have fun, but on a budget? Case solved. Here’s a great way to entertain the kids on the cheap: Through Thursday, April 19, get a buy-one-get-one FREE ticket to see the family flick “Sherlock Gnomes.” [Read more…] about BOGO Free Ticket For “Sherlock Gnomes”
The discount is offered every month, throughout the baseball season — just check the bottom of a qualifying receipt for the offer’s availability and end date each month. King Soopers wants to take you out to the ball game on the cheap. When you spend more than $25 (in a single transaction), you can purchase up to 4 tickets at $19 each for select Colorado Rockies home games — while supplies last. [Read more…] about King Soopers Offers $19 Rockies Tickets