Subscribe -- FREE!
Shel Horowitz's monthly Clean and Green Newsletter
Receive these exciting bonuses: Seven Tips to Gain Marketing Traction as a Green Guerrilla plus Seven Weeks to a Greener Business
( Privacy Policy )

Fun, Frugal Summer Deals

With the summer heat upon us all, there's no reason to let your summer fun scorch your wallet. For as many fun, costly activities that there are to do, there are just as many free ones. No matter what your interests, you can keep yourself entertained and in the money with these free summer suggestions.

Outdoorsy: Satisfy your outdoor itch by visiting a national park on their free admission days. With more than 100 national parks that charge entry fees, choose one of these days to visit them for free. However, many of the nearly 400 national parks in the United States never charge a fee, so try to visit as many parks as you can!

Brainy: Feed your mind with a trip to your local library for a free library card and hours of entertainment in the hundreds of books available to borrow. Many libraries also host free activities for children during the summer to keep them busy and their minds sharp while not in school. Libraries even offer adult activities, like computer workshops and cooking classes.

Adventurous: Want to try a new adrenaline pumping endeavor this summer? Try paintballing! Visit here to get a coupon for free admission to a field. There are tons of parks participating and can be a great way to get together with your friends for some high-octane fun.

Musical: Many county and state fairs, as well as many companies and organizations, host free concerts or plays in the summertime. For example, in New York City, there are over 30 different organizations that host concerts. Keep an eye out for local fairs within your community to see what's being hosted near you.

Historical: If you love to learn, check your local museums. Many museums do not charge a fee to get in and see their exhibits. In Washington D.C., the museums in the National Mall are all free to visitors.

Simply check your local paper to find more free events so you can get out of the house this summer without fretting about breaking the bank! Know of any other free summer activities? Share them here!

Written by Adam Coholan

on Twitter @Coho22


Share this article/site with a Friend
Share/Bookmark


  
Bookmark Us




Many of the 1,000+ articles on Frugal Fun and Frugal Marketing have been gathered into magazines. If you'd like to read more great content on these topics, please click on the name of the magazine you'd like to visit.

Ethics Articles - Down to Business Magazine - Frugal & Fashionable Living Magazine
Global Travel Review - Global Arts Review - Peace & Politics Magazine
Frugal Marketing Tips - Frugal Fun Tips - Positive Power of Principled Profit

Clean and Green Marketing

Our Privacy Policy


Disclosures of Material Connections:
  • Some of the links on our site and items in our newsletters are sponsored ads or affiliate links. This financial support allows us to bring you the consistent high quality of information and constant flow of new content. Please thank our advertisers if you do business with them.
  • As is the case for most professional reviewers, many of the books I review on this site have been provided by the publisher or author, at no cost to me. I've also reviewed books that I bought, because they were worthy of your time. And I've also received dozens of review copies at no charge that do not get reviewed, either because they are not worthy or because they don't meet the subject criteria for this column, or simply because I haven't gotten around to them yet, since I only review one book per month. I have far more books in my office than I will ever read, and the receipt of a free book does not affect my review.

Site copyright © 1996-2011 by Shel Horowitz