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Deals: National Ice Cream Month, Outlets and More!

Deals: National Ice Cream Month, Outlets and More!

Fourth of July wasn’t like it has been in years past – but it was still great to hang out at Chatfield on my paddleboard and to hike a bit. We are all getting the chance to love on the fresh Colorado air this summer.  I honestly love where I live – not just because of the awesome summer activities (even though we have a whole list!)

 Denver Summer Activity Guide. Amber published our annual 2020 Denver Summer Activity Guide with 150+ activities! Most of the free days aren’t happening (thanks Covid) but there are some super fun things on this list – so be sure to bookmark this awesome resource.

Free Virtual Summer Camp. Camp Tonsafun” is a free virtual camp hosted by counselors from the NBCUniversal family and others with activities for families to enjoy at home. People can simply say “summer camp” into their Xfinity voice remotes to access the home summer camp content, like how to be a Smart Ninja with Jessie Graff from American Ninja Warrior. Learn more here. 

 Noodles and Company. Noodles and Company knows how to celebration National Mac and Cheese day! Yes, order a regular entrée get a free small Wisconsin mac and cheese July 14 through 17. *Plus free delivery from some restaurants.

National Ice Cream Month. I knew there was more to July that just a hot summer day (which I love) but it is also National Ice Cream Month with great deals on ice cream (which I also love).

·         Basin-Robbins. Download the app. Get a free ice cream for first timers. Or use the code BASKINSCOOP for a free scoop when you place an order of $15 or more using Door Dash on July 19.

·         Sonic Drive-In. Try the new Lemonberry Slush Float for just $2.99 through August 2.

·         Dairy Queen. Take $1 off any size dipped cone (excluding kid cones) on July 19.

·         Burger King. Get a mini-shake for just $1 at the drive-thru.

·         Punchbowl Social is now open again in Denver. Some of the best shakes that my kids and I have tried were at the Punch Bowl Social’s Milkshake Lab!!! (I still owe my son a trip there – since he was still away at college when we went to try them all).

Family Backpacking Trips. Camp Chief Ouray (CCO) has reserved permits for backpacking trips in multiple scenic locations offering families a personalized adventure, custom-tailored to ability levels. Trips caters to various skill level with 2-day excursions on the Snow Mountain Ranch property, 4-day backpacking trips in Rocky Mountain National Park, or 7-day trips in the Wind River Range of Wyoming. Each adventure is guided by one or two experienced staff members who will lead the group, facilitate fun games, cook food for the group, and ensure overall health and safety. Each trip is intended for one household. If you would like to go on a trip with another household that you know, contact us. The cost will decrease by $250 per family if there are 2 or more families on a trip. All food and equipment will be provided. 

Denver Premium Outlets. Every 2nd and 4th Saturday from 12 noon to 7 p.m.  through September you can shop the outlets and try great food with the Food Truck Series. Food Trucks will be safely distanced around the property and live music.

Honey This FREE little plug-in called Honey will scan all the available promo codes for you and save you tons of money! It will even tell you if you have the best deal already.

Fit+Rock at Dairy Block. The Dairy Block Fit + Rock outdoor group exercise classes are returning in July for FREE.  July 15,22, & 29 with Alchemy 365. Alchemy 365 combines yoga, strength and conditioning into one class. Plus, The Maven is offering 50% off to all military veterans, active-duty military and frontline healthcare workers now – Labor Day.  To register, please visit

Starbucks. As a deals blogger, and trying to watch our money – I don’t go to Starbucks very often. But, I do love when they have a Happy Hour special where it is buy one get one free. This Thursday, July 16, cool off from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m. You do need to download the app to get the deal.

Hobby Lobby. We are all spending a lot more time at home. Sprucing up the place doesn’t have to be so expensive. Head over to Hobby Lobby where most of the home décor items are on sale 50% off!

Beauty Brands Liter Sale. Beauty Brands is holding their liter sale. Grab some of the top line shampoo and conditioners for just $14.95 per liter! This sale represents up to 70% off some shampoos. 

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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