These cheap weekend entertainment ideas for kids, families and singles will help you to avoid going over your budget while you have a good time. Having less money than you want doesn’t mean that you can’t do things that relax you and take your mind off the stress of work or studies.
It’s important to ensure that you do have leisure time,
as that will help you to perform better at work, school and home. There
are many things you and your loved ones can do together, that create
valuable quality time and cost only a little.
Look out for free
performances in your area. Sometimes musicians and even poets and
actors, put on performances for free. Ask around in literary or artistic
circles, ask your friends about local festivals surrounding events
like Cinco de Mayo,
pay attention to the art section in your local newspaper or watch the
bulletin board at your workplace or college. Someone will have
Look out for movie night or half-off days at
theatres. Many movie theatres across the globe sell tickets at
discounted prices on certain days, or at certain times. For example,
some theatres have a special price for the matinee on a Saturday. Take
advantage of the opportunity and make a date with all your friends.
you can rent DVDs from a local library and invite friends over. Make
sure everyone carries something in the way of food to share, or if you
don’t feel comfortable doing that, just provide light refreshment.
Watch out for customer appreciation events. Many businesses have freebies once a year to show their appreciation for customer support throughout the year. Some of these companies show their appreciation by sponsoring a concert that is free to the public.
In the summer, some companies host free beach parties that both families and couples can enjoy while and sticking to a budget. They may be advertised in local magazines, newspapers or on the bulletin board of the business, or the business’ web site.