Cheapies & Freebies

Having kids can get expensive but having fun with kids does not have to be. Many of the other pages include activities that can be done for free but this page is dedicated for those special deals that come along every once in awhile. Please note that these deals are subject to change without notice. We encourage you to call the facility before you head out on your fun activities!

SamplerMAY
Get FREE Samples AND Coupons from Sampler!

When I was a kid, I remember my mother dutifully scanning flyers, clipping coupons, and entering contests. Free samples? A treasure! I have vague memories of tiny boxes of TIDE sitting alongside the bargain box of no-name clothes detergent, small bottles of dishwashing liquid displayed like little trophies behind the
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Emera Oval
Skating at the Emera Oval

Lace-up those skates… the Emera Oval is open! Head over to the Halifax Common in the heart of the city and get ready to enjoy the fresh winter air with an outdoor skate. The Emera Oval offers FREE public skating throughout the day, every day. The Oval has made some
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curbside giveaway credit: Helen Earley
Treasure Hunter Alert: Halifax Curbside Giveaway

FREE up some space and get some FREE stuff on curbside giveaway weekend, October 17th and 18th! This event happens rain or shine. Check the link below for a new interactive map! Guidelines for Curbside Giveaway Place re-usable household items at the curb in front of your home on Friday
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Chickenburger Ice Cream
Ice Cream at the Chickenburger – Buy One, Get One for 99 Cents

I scream, you scream… now we can all scream with joy as we make time for one last ice cream cone at the chickenburger. Grab a friend and enjoy your second cone for less than a dollar! Open Monday -Friday: 5 pm – 8 pm/Saturday and Sunday 12 pm –
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Things to do in Halifax with kids
10 Essential Things to do in Halifax with Kids This Summer

10 Essential Things to Do in Halifax with Kids This Summer There are so many fun things to do in Halifax – it’s hard to know where to start! How about this list of 10 essential things to do in Halifax with kids this summer. 1. Say Hello (and Goodbye?)
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Where to see the Bluenose in 2020
Where to See the Bluenose II, as She Sails Around Nova Scotia This Summer

This summer, Nova Scotia’s most famous schooner, the Bluenose II, will sail around the province as part of a tour called Sail Past Summer. Due to Covid-19 restrictions you won’t be able to board the ship, but rest assured, she will put on a magnificent display for any well-wishers who
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Free Snowshoeing at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park
Free Snowshoeing at Shubenacadie Wildlife Park on the Weekends

Have you ever wanted to try snowshoeing?  Why not head to Shubenacadie Wildlife Park one winter weekend for some free family fun, snowshoe-style! This activity will be offered periodically on weekends starting January 2nd, 2020, from 9:30 am to 2:00 pm. Shubenacadie Wildlife Park wishes to encourage people of all
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INdigo Kids
Indigo Kids Event at Chapters Halifax

Are you out and about at the shops this weekend?  Indigo Kids at Chapters has great events for your little ones. They host weekly book-themed events for children. These are the upcoming events for Chapters Halifax. Here’s what’s coming soon: The Paper Bag Princess – Saturday, March 7th at 11:00
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Michael's Kids Club Halifax
Your Kids Can Have Fun While You Shop At Michael’s Kids Club Halifax, Dartmouth and Bedford

Take a little time to get creative and have fun with the Kids Club from Michaels! At the Michaels Kids Club, your kids can explore their creativity while you shop in-store.  Sessions cost $3 to participate and start every half hour from 10:00 am – 11:30 am. There is no
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Cineplex Sensory Friendly Screenings
Cineplex Sensory Friendly Screenings

For a child or young adult with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), a busy movie theatre can be a frightening environment. Cineplex has teamed up with Autism Speaks Canada to provide a showing of a film every 4-6 weeks in an ASD-friendly atmosphere. Cineplex Sensory Friendly Screenings are presented in a
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