Ice cream lovers take note! Free ice cream opportunities this week September 27 & 28 at some of your favorite ice cream retailers. Here’s the scoop:
September 27: Cold Stone Creamery is bringing back its 10th annual World Largest Ice Cream Social, Tuesday, September 27, from 5 pm – 8 pm. Enjoy a free 3 oz. serving of the Sprinkled With Wishes Creation: sweet cream ice cream, brownie, rainbow sprinkles and fudge. As always, the event serves as a fundraiser for the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Be sure to bring some money to donate to the cause even though your ice cream is free. Find participating locations in Dallas, Arlington, and Plano.
September 28: Enjoy a free mini waffle sundae at Marble Slab Creamery Wednesday, September 28, from 3 pm – 6 pm at participating locations. In Dallas area, there are a few participating locations including Dallas (3001 Knox Street), Frisco, and McKinney.
Thanks to a new deal at Living Social, families can attend the Celina Balloon Festival and Family Fun Day at 55% off. The deal features a family four-pack of tickets and parking pass to the Balloon Festival in Celina , a $33 value. Lots of family fun including hot air balloons, live music, arts and crafts, Balloon Glow, laser light show, inflatables for kids, food booths, and more. The event is November 4 and 5 in Old Celina Park, located north of McKinney. Hours are 5 pm to midnight November 4 and 8 am – 10 pm November 5.
Purchase your tickets online here. I love hot air balloons! They always look so magical in the sky…
Car seats are a critical aspect of child safety but unfortunately many car seats are not installed correctly. Safe Kids USA works to ensure child safety and provides education and information to parents.
Free car seat safety checks are kicking off in the Dallas area next week, beginning with a Car Seat Check-Up in Arlington at First Presbyterian Church on September 29 from 9 am – 1 pm. Find the complete schedule online here.
Don’t miss out on this free bonus if you love Edible Arrangements! Through September 25, you can buy one box of 12-count chocolate-dipped fruit and get one free (up to a $25 value). Simply use BOGO9995 at checkout to get this freebie.
You must purchase the deal by September 25, but you have until September 30 for pick up or delivery. Find the locations near you online.
Help feed America’s hungry children while you eat out this week… September 18-24 is Share Out Strength’s Dine Out for No Kid Hungry where participating restaurants raise funds to help the more than 16 million hungry children in America. Your donation not only helps children but also can get you a freebie in return. Nearly 20 Dallas-area restaurants are participating in this national campaign. Check out a sampling of the freebies:
- McAlister’s Deli — Donate $1 or more = free cookie.
- Denny’s — Donate $3 for a $5 coupon book in return.
- Joe’s Crab Shack — $1 or more donation = free Key Lime pie, $5 or more donation = free crab nachos, and $10 or more donation = free steam pot.
- Boston Market — $1 or more donation = free side on next visit.
- Corner Bakery Cafe — $1 or more donation = free whoopee pie or $5 donation = $35 coupon book.
Find the complete list of Dallas-area restaurants online here. The national campaign ends September 24 but your freebie is good on your next visit.
Grab your girlfriends for this night of fun! Shecky’s Girls Night Out is returning to Dallas this week, September 21-22. Enjoy an evening of fashion, shopping, free cocktails, beauty products, and the famous goodie bags featuring products from companies such as The Body Shop, softlips, La Croix, DenTek and Aveeno. Get tickets for just $15 (plus service fee) instead of paying $30 full price.
You’ll need to sign up with Goldstarwith an email (it’s free) to take advantage of this deal. Then select whether you want to attend on September 21 or September 22 at the Fashion Industry Gallery, 1807 Ross.
It’s time for another Tweet2Eat Tuesday with Taco Cabana! What does that mean? If you tweet the special hashtag on Tuesday, you could eat the free food prize on Wednesday.
Today’s hashtag to share on Twitter is #TC4me with 750 as the hashtag goal. When 750 folks share this hashtag on Twitter by midnight Tuesday, everyone following Taco Cabana on Twitter will receive a free crispy taco on Wednesday. So go tweet with hopes to eat for free!
Free yoga? Make plans to attend free yoga classes for one week as part of September’s National Yoga Month. Just sign up by the end of September for a Yoga Month card to get this great freebie. There are more than 75 studios in the Greater Dallas area participating. Be sure to redeem your coupon by October 30, 2011, after you sign up.
Search online for studios in your area. I get the best results just searching by state and leaving everything else blank. This deal is for new students only.
If you love Icees, don’t miss this Friday freebie! Thanks to a new Facebook coupon, you can get a free 20 oz. Icee at AMC Theatres on Fridays. You must print this coupon from Facebook to take advantage of this deal. Coupon valid on Fridays only through October 7, 2011. Go cool off at the movies with a free Icee!
The cooler weather should get you in the spirit of Addison Oktoberfest! Have you ventured to the “world’s most authentic Oktoberfest celebration” outside of Munich?!! The annual fun kicks off tonight, September 15, and it’s free admission for all from 6 pm – 11 pm. Don’t miss the Munich beer hall with a Texas twist, live entertainment, authentic German food and beverages, carnival, family fun zone, arts and crafts and more. Some of the special events this year feature an Oktoberfest 5K Run for the Children, Dachshund Parade and the Dachshund Dash, and Bier Barrel events. The event is September 15- 18.
Purchase your tickets in advance for just $5 at any Albertson’s location. Otherwise, Oktoberfest admission is $10 for adults from 6 pm – midnight Friday and 5 pm to midnight Saturday. Weekend prices are just $5 for adults from noon to 5 pm. Oktoberfest is located at 4970 Addison Circle Dr.
Photo: Town of Addison