Light up your holiday with a wild visit to the Denver Zoo’s annual Zoo Lights celebration, which runs nightly from November 29 to December 30 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Experience a light safari with 60 illuminated acres of lights and more than 130 animated animal sculptures that swing through trees, jump across lawns, hide in bushes and appear in unexpected places. [Read more…] about How To Save on Denver Zoo Lights Tickets
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Downtown Boulder, always a fun destination, really shines during the holidays. Festivities begin Sunday, November 24 at 5 p.m. with “Switch on the Holidays” when the Art Deco Boulder County Courthouse and the plaza in front of it (1300 block of Pearl Street) are illuminated. The Colorado Caroling Copany sings in the holiday season. [Read more…] about Boulder Switches on Holiday Lights
WinterSkate, Louisville’s seasonal outdoor rink is back for its 16th season. Boasting more than 6,500 square feet of ice, WinterSkate in Historic Downtown Louisville is the largest outdoor ice-skating rink in the county. Regular rates (which include skates) are $10 for adults, $9 for children 12 and under, $8 for 65+ and college students and military with ID and FREE for children 3 and younger. [Read more…] about WinterSkate – Outdoor Ice Skating Returns to Louisville
If you’re headed to Denver International Airport for a holiday vacation or to drop off friends, you may want to set aside a few more hours to chill out and have a little winter fun. Once again, DIA is opening an ice skating rink (in the open-air plaza) — just in time for the holiday season. The rink will be open from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. daily from Friday, November 22 to January 20, 2020. [Read more…] about Free Ice Skating at Denver International Airport
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 77 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 127 Free Things To Do This Week Around Denver
More shows and events just added! Want to escape the hustle and bustle of holiday shopping? Consider a concert, show or festive event — even better, one that won’t bust your budget. We’ve found all sorts of discounted tickets for holiday-themed entertainment up to New Year’s Eve. Be sure to bookmark this page and check back often as we will continue to update it, as more become available. Here’s to serious holiday savings! [Read more…] about Updated! Big Discounts on Denver Holiday Entertainment
‘Tis the season to be shopping at the Fetch Holiday Markets. Remember, the Denver Flea? What about last year’s Union Station Holiday Market? Now, they are one in the same, just with a new name — Fetch — and ready for another unforgettable season, this winter at the Denver Sports Castle. You’ll want to buy your tickets now! Why? For a limited time, get $24 in prizes during the Fetch Holiday Market ticket pre-sale (essentially you’re MAKING money — which we love at MHOTC). [Read more…] about Amazing Deal! Make Money By Buying Tickets Online to Fetch Holiday Markets
The 2020 Entertainment Book (including the Denver/Boulder edition) is full of coupons for local shopping, restaurants, attractions, entertainment, services, and more. Books are published every year and the coupons are good until December 2020. Many times, especially with coupons for local attractions, you’ll see 2-for-1 offers, so you’re saving up to 50% off. [Read more…] about Big Savings! All 2020 Entertainment Books Now $20
Karen Land — a three-time participant in the 1,049-mile Iditarod Sled Dog Race across Alaska — and her sled dog Noggin will “talk trail” with families on Monday, December 2 at 6:30 p.m. at the Erie Community Library. Learn what it takes to compete in the Iditarod and how much mushers love their dogs. You may even get a chance to meet Noggin’. Space is limited and registration is required. (One registration per family). To sign up for this FREE program, call 1-888-861-7323 or visit the library website. 400 Powers St., Erie.
School’s out for Thanksgiving Break and the kids are bored. Remember the Denver Art Museum is FREE for those 18 and younger. From Monday, November 25 through Friday, November 29 (closed Thanksgiving Day, November 28), the museum amps up the fun. Create’n’Takes will be available each day. This Thanksgiving Break, guests can try their hand at making art in the Paint Studio, open seven days a week. Visitors of all ages can explore how painters use color and light to capture the world around them, experiment with watercolors, paint a portrait, or create their own abstract masterpiece. No experience required. [Read more…] about Thanksgiving Break at Denver Art Museum Equals Free Fun
Groupon usually saves you money, sometimes as much as half off. This latest promotion, offers three different savings options. Here’s the inside scoop: For two days only, through 11:59 p.m. Wednesday, November 20, get an extra 20% off any three Groupon Local Deals, plus an extra 10% off on up to three Goods items and an extra 10% off up to three Getaway Flash deals when you use the promo code SALE3. [Read more…] about 3x Savings! Groupon Sitewide Sale – Local Deals, Goods & Getaways
WinterSkate, an old fashioned outdoor ice skating rink, returns to Northfield Stapleton this winter. The rink is set up west of Bass Pro Shops next to Zen Asian Sushi Bar. The rink will be open Monday to Thursday from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m., Friday from noon to 10 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. (Check the website for special holiday and school vacation hours.) Hours are subject to change if the weather is terrible. When in doubt, call ahead to 303-604-1010. [Read more…] about WinterSkate – Outdoor Ice Skating at Northfield Stapleton
The Castle Rock “Lighting of the Star” has been a community event shared by residents dating back to 1936. The same spirit of volunteerism, generosity and love of tradition exists today as Castle Rock businesses and residents prepare to celebrate Starlighting downtown on Saturday, November 23. The FREE event features hot chocolate, booths where you can purchase hot chocolate, wine, beer and commemorative ornaments, strolling entertainers, and live entertainment all along Wilcox Square. [Read more…] about Castle Rock Starlighting Brings Community Together
Southlands shopping complex is getting all dressed up for the holidays with a more than a month’s worth of festive activities and events. Things kick off with a Holiday Hometown Parade & Tree Lighting Ceremony featuring Santa Claus on Saturday, November 23 at 6 p.m. on Main Street with entertainers, floats and music. Also on the schedule: The Pond at Southlands is open with daily ice skating sessions and the Santa Photo Experience. For hours and pricing visit the Southlands website. 6155 S. Main St., Aurora. [Read more…] about Ring in the Season at Southlands