Archive for the ‘Around Town’ Category

FREE Whole Foods Better Eating Event This Weekend

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, January 11th, 2019 at 10:00 AM
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Starting today and running through January 13th from 11AM – 2PM local time, head into a participating Whole Foods store where they will be hosting a FREE Better Eating Event!

Sample new products, watch live cooking demonstrations, and more!

See more online and retail deals HERE!

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Groupon Local Things to Do Sale Going on Through Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, January 10th, 2019 at 2:20 PM
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Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Head over to Groupon through tomorrow and browse their sale on things to do in DFW!

Check out trampoline parks, escape rooms, arcades and more!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Snowman Slime Event at Michaels January 12th

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 6:40 PM
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On Saturday, January 12th from 1PM-3PM, grab the kiddos and head into your local Michaels store where they will be hosting a FREE Snowman Slime Event!

During this free event, kiddos can decorate pre-made slime with decorative mix-ins and ALL supplies will be provided including the slime. Sweet!

Head HERE for more details and to see other upcoming classes.

Discounted Tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, January 9th, 2019 at 3:40 PM
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Cirque du Soleil’s show combines acrobatic feats with adrenaline-pumping action sports to create a narrative about love and its many trials! Head over to Groupon to score discounted tickets!

What You’ll Get


  • View all available dates, showtimes, and seating chart.
  • What’s included: food and beverage voucher
  • Voucher needs to be printed and can be exchanged for one soft drink or one bottle of water and one popcorn
  • Concessions are open 45-mins. before the show and during intermission

When you click “Buy,” you’ll be redirected to a third-party site to complete your transaction. This offer applies toward the face value of tickets, but you’ll still need to pay all third party fees and taxes in full. Ticket prices and values vary depending on the date and showtime you select. Seating availability also varies depending on the date.

Cirque du Soleil: “Amaluna”

  • The setting: a mysterious island governed by goddesses
  • The plot: After directing her daughter’s coming of age ceremony honoring femininity, Queen Prospera causes a storm. A group of young men wash up on isle, and a romance between Prospera’s daughter and a brave suitor develops into a love that will be tested.
  • The cast is majority women and features an all-female band.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Admission Ticket to the Perot Museum of Nature & Science

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Tuesday, January 8th, 2019 at 2:00 PM
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Shop Living Social and get a rare discounted admission Ticket to the Perot Museum of Nature & Science!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Tickets to BRICKLIVE at The Star in Frisco (Jan 26-27)

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:20 PM
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Head over to Living Social to grab discounted tickets to BRICKLIVE at The Star in Frisco! (Jan 26-27) Save 28% off!

BRICKLIVE

  • What It Is: the largest LEGO brick event in the United States featuring over 99,000 square feet of interactive exhibits, hands-on building activities, master builders’ workshops with World Famous Master Builder Duncan Titmarsh, stage challenges, and more
  • “Immersive Minds”: This workshop helps bring creations to life through physical bricks and digital technologies.
  • Family Activities: celebrate the 20th anniversary of LEGO Star Wars with models and exclusive artworks; roam around in Animal Paradise featuring endangered species with life-sized brick-built statues; test ninja skills in the new tournament temple
  • Kids ‘R’ Kids: To bring this event to Frisco, BRICKLIVE has partnered with Kids ‘R’ Kids Learning Academies, whose “hug first, then teach” motto provides a secure and nurturing environment for children to grow emotionally and intellectually.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

FREE Dallas Stars Watching Party at Texas Live Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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When the Stars are on the road, join Jeff K, the in-arena DJ, Michael Gruber and the Dallas Stars Ice Girls at all official watching parties at Texas Live!

You’ll receive food and drink specials and have the chance to win autographed Stars memorabilia and merchandise.

Tuesday, Jan. 8 vs. St. Louis
Texas Live!
1650 E Randol Mill Road
Arlington, TX 76011
7 p.m.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

2019 National Parks Free Entrance Days Start January 21st

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 2:40 PM
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This year is a great time to visit one of our awesome National Parks! Mark your calendar for these FREE entrance dates in 2019:

Monday, January 21 – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Saturday, April 20 – First Day of National Park Week/National Junior Ranger Day
Sunday, August 25 – National Park Service Anniversary
Saturday, September 28 – National Public Lands Day
Monday, November 11 – Veterans Day

For more information, go HERE.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Groupon $30 Beauty Day~ Great Deals All Over DFW

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Monday, January 7th, 2019 at 9:40 AM
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Head on over to Groupon to take advantage of their $30 Beauty Event Day! This deal is only good today, January 7th only.

Pick from massages, facials, fitness deals and more! There are some nice offers all around DFW- what a wonderful way to treat yourself to something special and a bit of pampering!

See more online and retail deals HERE!

Follow along with all of the deals by subscribing to our daily email, Liking My DFW Mommy on Facebook, joining our Facebook Group or following on Twitter!

Universal Orlando Resort – Buy 2 Days Admission Get 2 Days FREE

Posted by My Dallas Mommy on Saturday, January 5th, 2019 at 9:25 AM
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Planning a trip to Universal? If so you’ll want to check out this deal. Right now when you Buy 2 Days, Get 2 Days Free on Select Promo Tickets at Universal Orlando Resort!

There are MANY options available – view them all HERE.

Coming face to face with King Kong and swinging side by side with Spider-Man are all in a day’s work at Universal Orlando Resort™. In three amazing theme parks, guests find adventure awaiting them with thrilling coasters and hilarious shows set in the worlds of their favorite on-screen heroes and villains. At Universal Studios Florida™, take on the new ride Fast & Furious – Supercharged™. Then, experience the magic and wonder of The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Diagon Alley™ as guests escape from the goblin-run bank of Gringotts™ in Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts™. Guests with a Park-to-Park admission ticket can hop on the Hogwarts™ Express* to journey to Universal’s Islands of Adventure™. There, they’ll land in The Wizarding World of Harry Potter™ – Hogsmeade™, where they can sip Butterbeer™ in the tavern or visit the halls of Hogwarts™ castle itself. In Universal’s Islands of Adventure™, visitors can also explore other island worlds, including Marvel Super Hero Island® and Jurassic Park™.

The Fine Print
Expiration varies. ALL SALES FINAL. Limit 6 per person. Valid only for option purchased. Redeem on first day of admission for a ticket at venue. Valid photo ID required. FL sales tax due at checkout.

The Dallas Arboretum Celebrates Martin Luther King Jr With $5 Admission

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, January 4th, 2019 at 4:30 PM
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In honor of Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday, the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden invites the community to the garden. As part of the January promotion, admission to the Arboretum is $5 now through January 31. The discount applies only to those purchasing tickets onsite at the ticket booth.

As guests stroll throughout the garden, they can also watch the horticulture staff plant and prepare the garden for the opening of the renowned Dallas Blooms festival with the theme, Life’s a Picnic, beginning February 23. That date also marks the reopening of the Rory Meyers Children’s Adventure Garden, which has been closed for winterizing and maintenance.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Free Family Day at Samurai Collection Tomorrow

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, January 4th, 2019 at 3:00 PM
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Join The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection on the first Saturday of the month for free fun during Family Day!

Enjoy family-oriented guided tours and art activities from 1-3 PM. Each month a new aspect of samurai art and culture is explored.

The Ann & Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Museum: The Samurai Collection
2501 N Harwood St, Dallas, Texas 75201

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Ice Skating with Skate Rentals at The Parks in Arlington

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Friday, January 4th, 2019 at 10:40 AM
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Head to Living Social to score discounts on Ice Skating with Skate Rentals for 2 or 10 at ICE at The Parks in Arlington!

~$10 for admission and skate rental for 2 (up to a $22 value)

~$45 for admission and skate rental for 10 (up to a $110 value)
(Children 5 and younger are admitted for free with a $3 skate rental.)

Plus, save an extra 20% off with promo code NEW!

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Discounted Tickets to Cirque du Soleil’s Amaluna

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Thursday, January 3rd, 2019 at 12:00 PM
The links in the post below may be affiliate links. Read the Full Disclosures!

Cirque du Soleil’s show combines acrobatic feats with adrenaline-pumping action sports to create a narrative about love and its many trials! Head over to Groupon to score discounted tickets!

What You’ll Get


  • View all available dates, showtimes, and seating chart.
  • What’s included: food and beverage voucher
  • Voucher needs to be printed and can be exchanged for one soft drink or one bottle of water and one popcorn
  • Concessions are open 45-mins. before the show and during intermission

When you click “Buy,” you’ll be redirected to a third-party site to complete your transaction. This offer applies toward the face value of tickets, but you’ll still need to pay all third party fees and taxes in full. Ticket prices and values vary depending on the date and showtime you select. Seating availability also varies depending on the date.

Cirque du Soleil: “Amaluna”

  • The setting: a mysterious island governed by goddesses
  • The plot: After directing her daughter’s coming of age ceremony honoring femininity, Queen Prospera causes a storm. A group of young men wash up on isle, and a romance between Prospera’s daughter and a brave suitor develops into a love that will be tested.
  • The cast is majority women and features an all-female band.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!

Dallas Zoo Penguin Days Going on Through 2/28

Posted by Jennifer Carles on Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 at 2:20 PM
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How about a day at the zoo?!  Penguin Days at the Dallas Zoo runs through February 28th!  Admission is just $8 per person (children 2 and under are always free) for this special event featuring African Penguins!  Regularly, admission would cost $15 – so that’s a pretty nice discount!

Winter hours are from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.

For more info, visit www.DallasZoo.com.

See what else is going on around town HERE!

Be sure to go here to checkout discounted ticket prices for events in Dallas and Fort Worth!  Also, keep in mind that Groupon and LivingSocial always have great deals on local shops, restaurants, spas and more.  GoldStar also offers half-priced entertainment!  For other ways to save on going out, try Pogo Pass or City Pass!