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Deals: Denver International Festival, My Denver Card and More

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Arapahoe County Fair. Save the date for the Arapahoe County Fair, July 28-31, 2016 at the Arapahoe County Fairgrounds in Aurora. This is the best bargain in town with pre-sale online admission tickets for only $10 per person until July 28. Festivities include carnival rides, plus a rodeo (don’t miss the Mutton Bustin’), two nights of fireworks, concerts on the main stage, pie-eating contest, food vendors, high-flying DockDogs, 4-H shows, truck and tractor sled pulls, Craft Brew Fest high-octane motor sports and more. Bonus: Children under 36 inches tall get in FREE.
Denver International Festival. Join us for the first annual Denver International Festival on Saturday, July 23rd from 10am – 8pm.  This FREE community event will feature 30+ restaurants and food trucks, vendors, beer garden, live music and dance performances, DJs and live interactive art. This family friendly festival will also feature cultural displays, games, health and wellness activities, and a kid’s village in Civic Center Park.
My Denver Card. Who loves freebies?  Youth, ages 5-18, can have a did to the city! Gain free access to the city’s 23 recreation centers, 29 swimming pools and cultural facilities, as well as the Denver Public Library, 13 arts, culture and science organizations and attractions, including the Denver Museum of Nature & Science, Denver Zoo, History Colorado Center, Buffalo Bill Museum and Denver Center for the Performing Arts and more. The program applies to all students in grades K-12 who are residents of Denver. Signing up is easy:  DPS students can sign up during  school registration or in person at one of the Denver recreation centers; non-DPS students can sign up in person at one of the Denver recreation centers or on the MY Denver Card site Online Service Center. Go here for more info. 
Play-Well TEKnologiesPlay-Well TEKnologies provides LEGO-Engineering summer camps and after school enrichment programs. They are currently offering many summer camps across Colorado and along with their  non-profit, Play-Well Outreach underprivileged kids in Denver can take advantage of the camps for only $10 for an entire week! The camps are centered on teaching STEM concepts through hands-on learning and building with LEGO. Play-Well TEKnologies has different themed camps to choose from. Your summer is a busy time and it might be difficult to schedule another camp…they even have some for the Fall.
Lawson Adventure Park. Lawson Adventure Park is a family friendly outdoor adventure park in the heart of Rockies offering activities that include ZORB, Challenge Course, Via Ferrata, Frisbee-Golf, Bungee Tramp, Gyro Machine, Spider Wall and much more. Just 30 minutes west of Denver off of I-70 between Idaho Springs and Georgetown. Come to Lawson Adventure Park and receive 20% Off activities! The fun will include ZORBS, Challenge Course, Via Ferrata, Frisbee golf and more. Please mention code 20CK when booking your adventure. *Some exclusions apply. The discount deal can be found at:
Bass Pro Shop Summer Camp. I can’t afford to send my kids off to camp for weeks at a time. That is why I love Bass Pro Shop’s summer camp. June 25 – July 24 (yep, a whole month long) the store (which is a field trip unto itself), will host summer activities like free catch and release, casting clinics, shooting gallery, crafts, photos and more. They even give you a chance to win pins (kind of like badges for boy/girl scouts) when you attend and complete camps.
Well and Company.  Well & Company introduces their gluten-free, non GMO products are positioned to help improve your mood, reduce stress and aid in restful sleep (not to mention one is a CHOCOLATE snack). Want to try it? You have a chance to win one of 2 raffles. Each will include a Rest Well, Wake Well, Revive Well and Indulge Well Chocolates. When you enter on their facebookpage, just make sure you mention Gretchen’s Deals on MileHighMamas.
Dress For Success. The Dress for Success Denver (DFSD) seventh annual sale takes place on Thursday, July 28 – Saturday, July 30 at the Chancery Building (1120 Lincoln Ave, Denver). Score some awesome designer deals at a discount AND benefit the at-risk, underserved women seeking jobs and job retention. Shoppers will view thousands of affordable designer clothing items and accessories, generously donated by local boutiques. NEW items will be added to the shopping floor each day of the sale!Thursday and Friday the hours are 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. this is a special time where it is VIP shopping a ticket is $20. Saturday the event is open and free to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park. Summer is in full swing at Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park in Glenwood Springs. The mountain-top park offers a full day of family fun with tram and thrill rides, cave tours and family-friendly attractions, plus live music and entertainment throughout the summer. The best value for visiting the park is the Funday Pass, which includes two cave tours, tram or bus ride and unlimited access to all rides, for $50 per adult and $45 per child ages 3 – 12. If you’re planning to come back at least once during the next year, the Annual Thrill Pass pays for itself on your second visit, and includes discounts at the restaurants and gift shops. For an extra treat, the Ride & Relax Combo Package includes discounted admission to the park and the new Iron Mountain Hot Springs. It’s valid for one visit to each during a seven-day period, and is available at either ticket counter. ( Learn more at or800-530-1635, ext. 0.
Peak 10 Skin. My skin is always so dry I feel like I need a gallon of lotion. Peak 10 Skin has skin care to the next level they have created a skin care line that knows and fights the daily issues of dry skin, aging, and our mountain climate. We understand the need for great products for your skin in this climate.  Peak10 Skincare is elevating skin health and hydration at 10,000 feet…so we know we can do the same for all the Mamas who are ‘mile high’! MileHighMamas readers get 25% off when you use coupon code milehighmama.
Golden Bike Library. I love biking and I love libraries! What could be better? Nothing!  The Golden Bike Library is a bike share program, where residents, visitors, local employees and students can “check-out” a bike for local use in Golden. Located at the Golden Visitors Center at 1010 Washington, the Golden Bike Library will offer 40 bikes available for two hour rentals for free, or a $10 daily fee.  Bikes will be available on Thursday-Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. What’s even better is they have all different kinds of bike (including kids bicycles).
Harkins Summer Movies. Harkins Theatres’ popular annual kid’s movie program, Summer Movie fun, kicks off Monday, June 6. Season tickets for all 10 movies are just $5. Individual tickets are available the day of the show for $2 each. Doors open at 9 a.m.and all shows begin at 9:45 a.m. with movies running every weekday through Friday, August 12.  July 11-14: The SpongeBob Movie; July 18-22: Hotel Transylvania2; July 25-July 29: Cloud with a Chance of Meatballs; August 1-5: Walking with Dinosaurs; August 1-12: Madagascar 3: Europe’s Most Wanted. Harkins Northfield 18: 8300 E. Northfield Blvd., Denver.
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