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. While life is far from normal, we’ve decided to restart our popular list of free and cheap things to do over the weekend. For now, you’ll find a activities you can do out of the house, along with a curated list of virtual online concerts, festivals and sporting events. Get set weekend planners, we’ve done all the work for you… [Read more…] about 31 Free & Cheap Things To Do in Denver This Weekend
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It’s been a wait, but you can monkey around with the family at the Denver Zoo for FREE in 2021. On select Share the Love Days, the Zoo is giving back to the community with 125 FREE ticket vouchers for every 15-minute admission window. The next free day at Denver Zoo is Sunday, February 7. Not everyone can come at once…so here’s how to score your free tickets by entering a lottery January 28 to 30. [Read more…] about Denver Zoo Brings Back Community Free Days For 2021. Enter For Tickets Through New Lottery System
Our wonderful Denver Museum of Nature & Science offers families so much to see, do and explore. A visit can easily fill the entire day with wonder, knowledge and lots of fun. And, thanks to our city’s Scientific and Cultural Facilities District, you can expand your mind, not your wallet on the institution’s annual FREE Days. Though the museum had to cancel many of these free admission days in 2020, they are now back starting Sunday, January 24. [Read more…] about Free Day at Denver Museum of Nature & Science This Sunday. Get Your Tickets Now.
Nowadays, there are many advantages to becoming a “senior citizen,” but the one bargain hunters appreciate the most are the discounts offered by many retailers and restaurants. We’ve rounded up a few deals around town for the “older crowd.” [Read more…] about Senior Deals and Discounts in Denver — Updated!
If you like food and film, this is for you. This year’s eight-day long, Flatirons Food Film Festival from January 28 through February 5 is setting a new precedent for virtual events. The food-centered films include 10 feature films and three short film programs, speakers, delicious food to enjoy at home, discussions, and more. This year’s focus celebrates Indigenous and Black American foodways, and shines a spotlight on today’s food crises. [Read more…] about Flatirons Food Film Festival Offers Free Workshops, Short Films and Discussions
Academy Award winners Denzel Washington, Rami Malek and Jared Leto star in the psychological thriller The Little Things. In the film, Kern County Deputy Sheriff Joe “Deke” Deacon (Washington) is sent to Los Angeles for what should have been a quick evidence-gathering assignment. Instead, he becomes embroiled in the search for a killer who is terrorizing the city. [Read more…] about See New Movie ‘The Little Things’ In Theaters For Free
Here’s an interesting freebie. Laura, Bryan & Claire are big fans of Broadway musicals, but you don’t have to go to New York City to hear musical theater. AccuBroadway delivers. It’s the first multi-channel Broadway radio station and FREE with no downloading required. Simply go to the website and the choose from more than two-dozen channels from classic to modern shows, or choose between decades or composers. We are listening to Chicago, while writing this post.
While we still can’t go to the theater, plays and musicals can come to us. Theater 29 and the Lulubird Project present the world premiere of, LOOK, a collection of Colorado-made video plays designed for uncertain times. LOOK will debut January 15 at 7 p.m. at www.theater29denver.com and be available after that date on demand. Viewers will be able to access the LOOK video collection for FREE and be invited to support the local theatre arts community by donating to the Denver Actors Fund. [Read more…] about Colorado-made Video Plays To Stream For Free
When Buntport Theater Company shut its doors to the public on March 13, 2020, it was the day that the company’s 49th full-length original play was set to debut. In October, Buntport brought the troupe back together to safely film a performance of Cabaret De Profundis or How to Sing While Ugly Crying. The filmed production will be available via Vimeo starting on Friday, January 15. [Read more…] about Watch Buntport Theater Company’s Filmed Version of New, Original Play
Lights! Camera! Action! It’s just not quite the same watching a summer blockbuster on the small screen in your living room. Film fanatics have struggled to fully enjoy their favorite pastime over the last several months. There’s just something special about watching the action on the big screen in a darkened theater. (Plus, it’s nearly impossible to replicate movie theater popcorn at home, right? It has something to do with that “buttery topping’!) [Read more…] about Updated! Now Showing: Which Movie Theaters Are Open (Again) in Denver?
Each first full weekend of the month means Bank of America customers can visit museums for FREE through its Museums On Us program. Just show your Bank of America or Merrill Lynch credit/debit card and photo ID on the first Saturday or Sunday of each month and get FREE admission to some of the most popular Mile High City museums and attractions. [Read more…] about Bank of America Cardholders: Free Museum and Gardens Entry
No contracts, monthly fees or password necessary! Redbox may be known for its little red disc-rental kiosks at grocery and convenience stores. However, they offer more entertainment options than just movie and game rentals. The entertainment company also offers FREE Live TV with dozens of family-friendly channels. [Read more…] about Redbox: Free Movies & TV With No Subscription Or Sign-In Required
Can you smell the popcorn? It’s showtime again, film fanatics! After being closed for nearly two months because of state restrictions, Cinemark is popping popcorn again at all nine of its Colorado locations, starting on Friday, January 8. Going to the movies will definitely still feel different because, under the current guidelines, indoor theaters can only operate at 25% capacity — with a 50-person limit and 6-foot distancing between parties. [Read more…] about Cinemark Reopens All Nine Colorado Locations On Friday
Lights! Camera! Action! It’s showtime again, film fanatics! After being closed for months, Harkins Theatres is popping popcorn again at both of its Colorado locations, starting on Friday, January 8. Going to the movies will definitely still feel different because, under the current guidelines, indoor theaters can only operate at 25% capacity — with a 50-person limit and 6-foot distancing between parties. [Read more…] about Harkins Theatres Reopens Both Colorado Locations On Friday
Dairy Block and Denver Milk Market, the 16-concept all-local food hall, will be hosting Drag Queen Bingo Brunch in the heated Alley from noon to 3 p.m. every Sunday in January. Drag Queen Bingo Brunch is FREE and open to everyone. Prizes will be awarded to Bingo winners including gift certificates to establishments around the block and a grand prize of one night’s stay at The Maven Hotel. [Read more…] about Play Drag Queen Bingo Brunch For Fun & Prizes at Dairy Block Every Sunday In January