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Deals: Aquarium summer special, back-to-school discounts & more

Deals: Aquarium summer special, back-to-school discounts & more

My daughter and I are on a quest for the best ice cream in Denver. This Sunday, July 21 is National Ice Cream Day! We will be at the Havana Street celebration (happening from 12 – 4 p.m.) where we will get free frozen treat samples from six different merchants! For the record so far, our top two locations are Little Man Ice Cream and The Inventing Room.

Amazon Prime Day(s). This week starts off with Amazon Prime Day(s) on Monday and Tuesday! Two full days of awesome deals for Prime members (if you’re not a member yet, you can sign up for a FREE 30 day trial). Plus, if you need some items from the grocery store, head to Whole Foods [owned by Amazon] spend $10 or more, you get $10 credited to your Amazon account. Shop on!

Outlets at Castle Rock Back to School 20% Off Promotion. July 15th-August 31st. ROCK Your Back to School Savings with an additional 20% off, exclusively at participating stores at Outlets at Castle Rock! More than 50 stores will offer 20% off a single item OR 20% off an entire purchase, or both! Visit Customer Service in the Food Court for details and to pick up a list of participating stores. Do your kids want to be models? Sign up for the Rock the Runway model search on Saturday, July 27.

Plum Consignment. My favorite consignment store in all of Colorado is Plum Consignment in Stapleton. They are starting their progressive end of season sale this week with 30% off select seasonal merchandise. Next week [week of July 23] the discount will grow to 40% and the week [week of July 30)] following it will be a whopping 50% off!

Let’s Roam. A couple weeks ago, I got to participate in a Let’s Roam scavenger hunt. It is an app based hunt that lets you discover all kinds of great places in Denver and restaurants afterward (with the membership on the app you can download specials at different restaurants). It is great fun for the whole family to discover together (and you’re not locked in a room together). Give it a try and here’s a discount code you can use to make it cheaper!

Cirque du Soleil. Have you always wondered what the big deal is with Cirque shows? They are really something you have to experience. Even I have a hard time explaining what exactly a show is. Right now, you can save up to 25% off tickets for Corteo August 15-22 at the Pepsi Center.
Sweat in the City. Denver Milk Market announced their first ever Sweat in the City fitness festival in celebration of all things health and wellness. Fitness classes are $10 each but he education classes and vendor event is free. Sign up here

Gigi’s CupcakesGigi’s Cupcakes has a special cupcake weekly on Tuesday for just $2.

Krispy Kreme. This Friday, July 19, help Krispy Kreme Donuts celebrate their birthday with $1 original glazed dozen donuts with the purchase of any dozen.
See’s Candy National Lollypop Day. On Saturday, July 20, head on over to See’s Candies (there’s one near me at Aspen Grove) to get a FREE lollypop – while supplies last. They are givin gout the Lollypops in celebration of National Lollypop Day.
Arc Summer SaleArc Thrift Stores is having a one day 99-cent summer clothing sale on July 19. All Summer wear including shorts, t-shirts, short sleeve tops, tanks, capris, and swimwear will be just 99 cents!
Go Broncos! Pre-season training camp are FREE for fans of all ages. Camp takes place mostly at the UC Health Training Center except one special featured practice at Mile High Stadium on Saturday, July 27.  

Downtown Aquarium. The Aquarium if offering an awesome summer special through July 25 with discounted tickets from 3 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday through Thursday. During Summer Family Nights, exhibit tickets are $8 for kids and $14 for adults (making them about half off) plus, you get fun free activities.

Lavender Festival at Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield. Celebrating the beautiful purple flower on Denver Botanic Gardens Chatfield Farms will host the Lavender Festival on July 20. Join the fun demonstrations, Music, kids rides, lavender food, desserts and drinks (including Lavender Beer).  Tours of the Lavender gardens are free (but capped at 25 participants – so registration is suggested).
Denver Union Station 5th Anniversary Party. Put July 26th on your calendar! Strange Americans will be in concert for FREE  from 7 p.m .to 9 p.m.

Free Summer Concerts and Movies. One of the best parts about summer is being outside in the warm evenings and what could be better than a picnic in a park and free live music or a movie? Nothing! We’ve rounded up some of the best of the best in town here: Summer Concerts.

Author: Gretchen

Gretchen loves to be outdoors! She is addicted to coupons and finding the best deals or entering sweepstakes (one day she will win something really great!)

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Gretchen loves to be outdoors! She is addicted to coupons and finding the best deals or entering sweepstakes (one day she will win something really great!)

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