If you’re military, you may want to schedule a trip to Cheyenne Mountain Zoo from September 9th-15th: they’ll be offering active-duty and veteran military half-priced admission! The discount is off the regular price of admission, and is valid for all dependents living in the same household. Check out their Facebook event page for details.
Events & Entertainment
Monday, August 26th, will be a free admission day for the Denver Museum of Nature and Science! You can check out their current exhibitions here. Their next free day will be on Sunday, September 29th. You can find the full list of 2019 free days here.
If you’re military, you can receive a $3 discount on general admission, and free admission from Memorial Day through Labor Day through Blue Star Museums.
The Colorado State Fair in Pueblo starts this Friday and runs through September 2rd (Labor Day) and there’s a list of discount deals here. One of the best ones is $2 Day on Tuesday with admission and rodeo tickets for $2.00 each, and One Price Wednesday where admission and all-you-can-ride carnival passes are just $12. There’s also days where admission is free for kids aged 12 and under.
The Rocky Mountain Vibes offers free tickets to their Monday and Wednesday games, and there are three more (free) games left in this year’s season. You can stop by any PPLD location to get the ticket vouchers for upcoming games on August 19th, August 21st, and September 4th. Get more information here and here.
In celebration of the birthday of the National Park Service, all national parks will be offering free admission on Sunday, August 25th! Here’s a list of the national parks/national monuments that are waiving their normal entrance fee on this day.
Thirteen attractions in or around Colorado Springs are offering special discounts to Colorado residents from August 15th-30th. Participating attractions include Cave of the Winds (aboveground activities only), Echo Canyon River Expedition, Manitou Cliff Dwellings, Royal Gorge, Western Museum of Mining and Industry, and more.
Discounts range from one dollar off to buy one, get one free, and you must show your Colorado ID to get the discounts. See the full list of attractions offering this deal for locals here.
I think I missed posting this earlier in the year, but there’s still a month to take advantage of History Colorado’s offer for kids 18 and under to receive free admission to History Colorado and all of its eight member museums! The offer is valid through Labor Day, and you can find the full details here and here.
This August, Colorado Parks and Wildlife will be offering all active duty military, veterans, and National Guard free admission to Colorado’s forty-one state parks! You can pick up a pass beginning August 1st; find out all the details here. Also, check out this page on CPW’s website for other information specific to veterans and state parks.
Don’t forget that military can get a free annual pass to national parks as well.