Denver Deal: Redbox, Nordstrom Sale, Winter Park, Concerts, and movies
Do you have a secret place you go in the summer? A game you play with your kids to keep them busy for hours? Most of the time we think creatively at our house. If it is too hot outside – we do opposite day where we eat dessert first, then dinner…along with going to an ice skating rink where even the temp is opposite. Winter Park is one of our favorite locations in Winter (and it’s also in the NAME) which makes it a perfect place to go in the SUMMER! Is your family ready to escape the heat, breathe fresh Rocky Mountain air and save money on a summer getaway? Then you should include Winter Park, Colorado! Plus right now they have a deal “With Winter Park Play Free“, when you book 2 nights of lodging with participating merchants, you’ll get $50 on a Winter Park Key Card to spend on activities, shopping and dining… your choice of play throughout Winter Park & The Fraser Valley. Winter Park is 67 miles from Denver, has 200+ sizzling summer events, 600 miles of trails and Colorado’s longest alpine slide and LOADS of summer fun!
The summer family fun continues – this time with a freebie! Rent any two select family movies or games at once at Redbox, enter your email address at checkout, and you’ll get a promo code for a free 1-day DVD rental.* Act fast – the offer ends 7/22!
Free Summer Concerts
Several cities throughout the metro area will have a host of free concerts – all summer long! Bring your chair or your blanket. Most locations encourage you to bring picnic and have fun with the whole family.
- Southlands in Aurora will host their FREE Friday concert on July 13th featuring Dr. Kool and the Disco Fever Divas from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.
- Highlands Ranch will continue their summer concerts with Soul School on Thursday, July 12 from 6 p.m to 8 p.m. at Highland Heritage Regional Park (We will be there!!!)
- FlatIron Crossing will host Boogie-Licious for the their Thursday night concert this week July 12 from 6 p.m to 9 p.m.
- Streets of Southglenn will feature Deja Blu on July 11 starting at 6:30 p.m.
National Ice Cream Month at Larkburger
July is National Ice Cream Month, and to celebrate, two Colorado-based companies – Larkburger and Boulder Ice Cream - are launching a special promotion. Starting this Sunday, Larkburger milkshakes – which are made with Boulder Ice Cream and are normally priced at $3.50 – will be $2.00 on weekends. P.S. If you’re never been to Larkburger, it is one of the best burgers you’ll ever try.
The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is the perfect time to get a jumpstart on fall fashions and update your wardrobe. The annual sale at Nordstrom’s is July 20 – Aug 4th. Plus, Nordstrom Reward members can shop early starting July 11. The sale is a fall fashion sale – all new items get marked down before they go back to full price in August. And you can also grab many things on sale that only go on sale once per year!
Michael’s Arts & Crafts
Kids can explore the world through art and craft at special passport Make it and Take it events at Michael’s stores. Visit Thailand, Russia and Japan this week!
Chick-Fil-A Cow Appreciation Day
Cow Appreciation Day is Friday, July 13. When you come to Chick-Fil-A dressed as a cow you can get a FREE meal and even if you don’t want to do a WHOLE costume a partial costume gets you a FREE entree! Chick-Fil-A has even gone so far as to provide you easy cut and tape costume so you can participate easily!
Buffalo Joe’s Whitewater Rafting
The Arkansas River offers some of the best Colorado river rafting trips. Every year, Buffalo Joe’s books Colorado rafting reservations for s families and groups of all ages and takes them on guided Colorado rafting trips! Colorado Rafting has quickly become one of coolest additions to your staycation (my kids loved the half-day) – tours are available on the Arkansas River for all skill levels from Class III (great family trips) to Class V rapids (high adventure). Plus, for a limited time as a MileHighMamas Reader you get a 15% discount!
The Z Gallerie Cherry Creek Shopping Centerwill show off their great new renovations, inspiring collection of home furnishings and accessories during their re-opening party on Thursday, July 12th from 6-8pm. Refreshments and desserts will be served. As a kicker, the first 50 attendees will receive a $20 gift card.
Get a free mini slurpee at 7-11 on their birthday, July 11th between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.
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