Here’s another reason why the most valuable card in your wallet is your library card. The Denver Public Library has partnered with area museums and cultural institutions to offer FREE admission for DPL cardholders. Book a pass online up to 30 days in advance and print your confirmation to gain entry to the museum. Admission details vary by institution, see each site listed below for requirements. A permanent DPL library card in good standing is required. [Read more…] about Denver Public Library Card Gets You Free Entry To Local Museums and Attractions
Things To Do
Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s invite little ghosts and goblins to enjoy Halloween at the Great Pumpkin Celebration with Charlie Brown, Snoopy, Linus, Lucy and the rest of the Peanuts gang for FREE on October 19 & 20 and from October 25 to 31. Activities and time are different each day, but kids always receive a FREE 4″ x 6″ photo of themselves with the entire Peanuts gang. And, the first 75 children to have their photo taken each day get a FREE Halloween bag. Here’s the schedule: [Read more…] about Free Halloween Fun at Bass Pro Shops & Cabela’s
Thanks to Lindsay’s touchdown run on the Broncos’ during the third quarter against the Titans yesterday, thirsty bargain hunters all win today, Monday, October 14. Score! Here’s another reason for thirsty football fans to cheer this season: During a regular season game, if Running Back Phillip Lindsay scores a touchdown, fans get a FREE 6-pack of Pepsi mini cans (7.5-oz.), including Diet Pepsi. The fine print on the coupon states it’s valid for “any variety”, so we’re assuming the offer includes any Pepsi product available in a 6-pack of mini-cans. [Read more…] about Today! King Soopers: Phillip Lindsay Touchdown Scores Free Pepsi 6-Pack
Mile High Cheapskates love this time of the year. The ghouls, ghosts, zombies and witches are flying about the beautiful Colorado skies. Denver, Boulder and all points in between offer an abundance of Halloween activities for kids and adults. You don’t have to wait until October 31 for all the free and low-cost fun, with dozens of happenings filling the days and nights before All Hallow’s Eve. If there are any we’ve missed, email us the details at firstname.lastname@example.org and we’ll do our best to get them added to the list. [Read more…] about Updated! 112 Halloween Happenings On The Cheap
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…] about 73 Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
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…] about 99 Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
You’ll go wild celebrating National Wildlife Refuge Week at Rocky Mountain Arsenal National Wildlife Refuge on Saturday, October 19 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This fun-filled day is filled with FREE activities including archery, arts and crafts, outdoor games, face painting, and more. Get up-close and personal with live raptors, endangered black-footed ferrets, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. No reservations are required. Just show up. For details, call 303-289-0930. 6550 Gateway Rd., Commerce City.
For more than 40 years, the World Wide Antique & Vintage Show has brought collectibles to Denver. The next show is Friday to Sunday, October 18 to 20 at the Denver Mart Expo Building. Between 85 to 100 dealers from around the United States are expected to show and sell new and interesting items. A cafe and coffee cart are on-site.
Open Friday & Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is $5 (good all three days), kids 12 and under are FREE. Parking is FREE, as well. 451 East 58th Ave., Denver.
Enjoy FREE family fun at the Love Lakewood Fall Festival on Saturday, October 19 from noon to 2 p.m. The Festival will take place on the west side grounds of the Lakewood Link Recreation Center and includes games, inflatables, food, contests and prizes. This year they are giving away a Nintendo Switch. Please park next door in the parking lot of Emory Elementary School (1275 S. Teller St). 1295 S. Reed St., Lakewood. [Read more…] about Love Lakewood Fall Festival
Ahoy, matey! Some 50 models of sailing ships from Viking raiders and Egyptian barges to WWII destroyers and ships in bottles will be on display at the annual Ship Model Exhibit from Friday to Sunday, October 18 to 20. The FREE exhibit showcases the work of members of Rocky Mountain Shipwrights. [Read more…] about Ahoy, Matey! Free Model Ship Exhibit
Pumpkin Nights may be new to the Denver area, but already it is making a name as an immersive, family-friendly Halloween-themed experience without the gore and scares. As with some pricier events in town, we mention this one to you, because the family may want to spend a bit more on a special attraction. This year, it runs from Thursday, October 17 through Sunday, November 3 (closed Halloween) from 5:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Adams County Fair and Regional Park Complex in Brighton. [Read more…] about Take A Halloween Journey Through Pumpkin Nights
With a brief winter blast expected Thursday into Friday, I thought this might be a good time to republish this post. In case you find yourself trapped with some rowdy young ‘uns, you may need some fun places for the kiddos to play. This list of indoor play areas around Denver should come in handy.
I’ve included all sorts of activities, some free and some with an admission fee. For some of the pricier attractions, I noted if there’s a Groupon available (and you should always check Groupon yourself for those not marked, as new Groupons pop up from time to time).
This list is by no means comprehensive as there are a gazillion spots across the metro area. Know of something that should be in the list? Just email email@example.com. [Read more…] about Indoor Play Areas For Kids Around Denver
A celebration of science fiction, fantasy, horror and all genres in between, the Fever Dream Festival is a performance series of readings of innovative plays with chimerical themes. Benchmark Theatre Company is producing 15 plays including six full lengths, three one acts and six 10-minute shorts in the performance reading format. [Read more…] about Fever Dream Theatre Festival Celebrates Sci-Fi and Fantasy
Dubbing itself “Denver’s only waking comedy nightmare,” Phantasmagoria: Halloween Spectacular is a night showcasing comedy, horror, visual art, and music on Saturday, October 26 at the Bakery. Absurd and creative, this show is a truly unique experience. Guests will be transported to an alternate dimension featuring an art showcase and a comedy/horror show, followed by live music and a dance party. Plus, there are libations and FREE pizza. You heard that right baby, that’s the hook…free food. [Read more…] about Funny & Fun! Phantasmagoria Halloween Spooktacular is a Night of Comedy, Horror and Music
Ya gotta love a place whose address is on Sleepytime Drive. So no surprise Celestial Seasonings offers FREE tours of its Boulder-based tea production plant. After a 13-minute video intro to the history of tea and close-up view of tea processing, you’ll get to walk through the largest, most modern tea factory in the United States. The highlight: a whiff of the Mint Room — guaranteed to clear the sinuses or your money back… oh wait, you didn’t have to pay for this tour! [Read more…] about Celestial Seasonings’ Free Tea Factory Tour