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Celebration Of Lights At Fort Zumwalt Park In O'Fallon

Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park in O'Fallon, MO

Celebration of Lights at Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, MO

 

“Celebration of Lights,”a drive-through holiday light display, is open at Fort Zumwalt Park in O’Fallon, MO through Dec. 30 (closed Dec. 25). O’Fallon is located west of St. Louis in St. Charles County.Visitors can view the celebration from 6-9 p.m. Sunday and Tuesday through Thursday, and 6-10 p.m. Friday and Saturday.

On Monday the exhibit is closed to vehicle traffic. Train and Segway rides are by advance reservation only.

Admission is $10 for cars; $15 for commercial vans; $1 per person on tour buses ($25 minimum).

 

Special admission nights

TUESDAY: The special admission price for Tuesday Night Special is $7 for all non-commercial vehicles.

WEDNESDAY: Bring a food pantry donation of canned or boxed goods Wednesday through Sunday and get $1 discount per vehicle.

Each scene in the exhibit is designed and funded by local organizations, churches and businesses.

  • Carriage rides and are sleigh-hayrides are SOLD OUT for 2105.
  • Train rides are offered on Monday only at  6:15, 6:45, 7:15,  7:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. Reservations are required. No train rides on Christmas Eve. To schedule your ride, call 636-379-5606 or email cdera@ofallon.mo.us. Admission is $10. adults; $5 for children ages 1-11.
  • Segway rides are offered by Glide St. Louis. Segway tours are suitable for ages 16 and up. Small groups on holiday-decorated Segways will be led through the Celebration of Lights by Santa. One-on-one training will be provided beforehand, and complimentary hot chocolate will be served after the tour. Photos will be taken of each team and emailed by request, free. Cost: $30 per person. Reservations required. Call Glide St. Louis Tours at 314-868-7386. or go to the company’s webpage.

 

Save $4 On $20 Check At Bob Evans Farm

Bob Evans FarmsSave $4 at Bob Evans Farms when your bill totals $20 or more. The deal is good through 11/25/15 on dine-in or carry-out orders.

The deal is good with a $20 minimum purchase and is not valid with other offers, discounts, coupons or purchase of a gift card or retail items. There’s a limit of one coupon per guest check. The coupon cannot be reproduced sold or transferred.

Get the offer here. 

Save $4 At Raging Rivers With Schnucks Coupon

Raging Rivers--get a Schnucks coupon

It’s August, and St. Louis is hot, hot, hot!

No better place to cool off than at  Raging Rivers in Grafton, Ill. along the Great River Road.

Stop by a Schnucks Supermarket and pick up a coupon for Raging Rivers to save you $4 on an adult or child admission.

The coupon, which is good through Sept. 7, cannot be combined with any other discount. You can purchase up to six tickets with the coupon.

You can purchase your tickets online to avoid waiting in line at the park.

Just a short drive up the River Road from St. Louis, Raging Rivers is 20-acre water park in a most scenic setting. Raging Rivers offers Runaway Rafts; a Body Flume; a beach with a four-foot wave pool and  “Endless River” where you can float along at a leisurely two and a half miles an hour.

The park also offers river-view cabanas where six to eight family members and friends can enjoy a shaded visit.

Regular admission prices are $24.95 for adults and $20.95 for children 48 inches and under.

You can get special offers and coupons throughout the season by joining Raging Rivers email club. (You will have to submit your email address to join.)

Saint Louis Renaissance Faire Continues This Weekend In Wentzville

 

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Saint Louis Renaissance FestivalThe 2015 Saint Louis Renaissance Faire continues this weekend in Rotary Park, 2577 W. Meyer Road in Wentzville.

During the event, the park takes on the persona of a wooded, 16th century village called Petit Lyon.

Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends through June 14. The event goes on rain or shine.

This weekend is dedicated to wine, chocolate and romance and features a mass vow renewal at 12:30 p.m., May 30 with a reception in Queens Garden across from the Jousting Field at 12:30 p.m. There is a $25 fee.

 

Other activities this weekend:

  • Newlywed Game, daily at 3:30 p.m. on Friendship Stage
  • Costume contest, 1:30 p.m. at the Friendship Stage
  • Grape stoop, 4:30 p.m., Friendship Stage
  • Couple Balloon Toss, 3:30 p.m., Joust Field
  • Sutter Home Wine Tasting, 1-4 p.m. near Joust Field
  • Fudge Fling, 5 p.m., Joust Field
  • Woo Your Mate, best woos win prizes, 2 p.m., St. Louis Stage
  • Longest kiss competition, couple holding the longest  kiss will win a prize, 2:30 p.m., Marco Polo Stage

For the entire weekend schedule, click here.

This is also Deaf Awareness Weekend with interpretations of some performances in American Sign Language.

 

The Saint Louis Faire transports you back to the Renaissance with interactive activities, jousting knights on thundering steeds, food and nine stages of entertainment including comedy, music and magic. Artisans demonstrate period skills like blacksmithing and woodworking and colorful villagers, nobles, peasants and characters greet you. Village shoppes feature unique crafts. Activities for children include a petting zoo, games and special daily free activities.

Upcoming weekend themes:

  • Shamrocks & Shenanigans, June 6-7
  • Passport to Adventure, June 13-14

Throughout May faire-goers can make a unique fairy house and share it during the Faire. The promotion is open to children and adults alike. It’s FREE to participate and each fairy house submitted will receive FREE admission tickets! Judges will award prizes to the top three fairy houses and gardens. Fairy houses may be dropped off any day the Faire is open. Registration is required.

2015 Renaissance Faire Tickets to the Faire are $15.95 for adults at the door and $12.95 in advance. Children ages 5-12 get in for $8.95 at the door or $7.50 in advance. Senior/student admission is $12.95. Kids for and under are free. You can also get a season pass that lets you in daily for $49.95 for adults and $29.95 for children.

Various ticket packages are available through the website.

This year the Saint Louis Renaissance Faire has a Sister Cities program that gives discounts if you’re from certain St. Louis area municipalities. This weekend if you bring an ID showing you live in one of these cities, you’ll get a $3 discount on admission at the Faire box office.

 

 

Get A 25 Percent Discount At Boston Market On Memorial Day

Boston MarketTake a holiday from cooking this holiday weekend and save a little dough with a big discount from Boston Market.

On Memorial Day, May 25, 2015 only, you can get a 25 percent savings on a family meal at Boston Market. That’s a $12 savings if you order the ribs family meal for six with six classic sides.

You need this coupon for the deal. Here’s the fine print: Good at all participating Boston Market® restaurants. Present coupon when ordering. Not valid with any limited time or special offers, coupons or reduced price offers including the $7.99 Half Chicken Meal. Not applicable for gift cards home delivery, catering, grocery items, online orders or kids’ meals. Applicable taxes paid by bearer. Limitations apply. While supplies last. Not valid for online orders.

In St. Louis, there’s a Boston Market at 6690 Clayton Road in Richmond Heights.

 

 

 

Saint Louis Renaissance Faire In Wentzville

2015 Renaissance Faire It’s a long weekend of fun and games at the 2015 Saint Louis Renaissance Faire. The Faire takes place in the wooded, 16th century village called Petit Lyon (otherwise known as Rotary Park, 2577 W. Meyer Road in Wentzville!

Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends through June 14 plus Monday, Memorial Day (May 25). The event goes on rain or shine.

This weekend’s theme is “Highland Fling” and features:

• Highland Games Championship
•  Keg Toss
•  Kilt Competition
• Costume Contest
•  Artisan Apprecation Weekend
• Ladies Shopping Weekend

 

This weekend only you can save $5 on admission by donating four nonperishable food items at the Faire Box Office. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

This weekend faire-goers can turn in receipts totaling $150 and receive one free admission ticket to return on one of the remaining weekends.

This is also Military & Public Service Discount Weekend. Those who show a military, police officer, fire or EMS ID at the box office will get a buy one, get one free admission. This discount cannot be combined with any other offer.

The Faire transports you back to the Renaissance with interactive activities, jousting knights on thundering steeds, food and nine stages of entertainment including comedy, music and magic. Artisans demonstrate period skills like blacksmithing and woodworking and colorful villagers, nobles, peasants and characters greet you. Village shoppes feature unique crafts. Activities for children include a petting zoo, games and special daily free activities.

Upcoming weekend themes:

  • Wine, Chocolate & Romance, May 30-31
  • Shamrocks & Shenanigans, June 6-7
  • Passport to Adventure, June 13-14

Throughout May faire-goers can make a unique fairy house and share it during the Faire. The promotion is open to children and adults alike. It’s FREE to participate and each fairy house submitted will receive FREE admission tickets! Judges will award prizes to the top three fairy houses and gardens. Fairy houses may be dropped off any day the Faire is open. Registration is required.

2015 Renaissance Faire Tickets to the Faire are $15.95 for adults at the door and $12.95 in advance. Children ages 5-12 get in for $8.95 at the door or $7.50 in advance. Senior/student admission is $12.95. Kids for and under are free. You can also get a season pass that lets you in daily for $49.95 for adults and $29.95 for children.

Various ticket packages are available through the website.

 

 

Save $4 At Raging Rivers With Schnucks Coupon

Raging Rivers--get a Schnucks coupon

Summer is almost upon us, and the weather is heating up. Time to head to Raging Rivers in Grafton, Ill. along the Great River Road.

Stop by a Schnucks Supermarket and pick up a coupon for Raging Rivers to save you $4 on an adult or child admission.

The coupon, which is good May 23-Sept. 7, cannot be combined with any other discount. You can purchase up to six tickets with the coupon.

You can purchase your tickets online to avoid waiting in line at the park.

Just a short drive up the River Road from St. Louis, Raging Rivers is 20-acre water park in a most scenic setting. Raging Rivers offers Runaway Rafts; a Body Flume; a beach with a four-foot wave pool and  “Endless River” where you can float along at a leisurely two and a half miles an hour.

The park also offers river-view cabanas where six to eight family members and friends can enjoy a shaded visit.

Regular admission prices are $24.95 for adults and $20.95 for children 48 inches and under.

You can get special offers and coupons throughout the season by joining Raging Rivers email club. (You will have to submit your email address to join.)

Saint Louis Renaissance Faire Kicks Off This Weekend In Wentzville

2015 Renaissance Faire The 2015 Saint Louis Renaissance Faire kicks off this weekend in the wooded, 16th century village called Petit Lyon (otherwise known as Rotary Park, 2577 W. Meyer Road in Wentzville!

The fun is on 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends through June 14 plus Memorial Day (May 25). The event goes on rain or shine.

This weekend only you can save $5 on admission by donating four nonperishable food items at the Faire Box Office. This discount cannot be combined with any other offers.

The Faire transports you back to the Renaissance with interactive activities, jousting knights on thundering steeds, food and nine stages of entertainment including comedy, music and magic. Artisans demonstrate period skills like blacksmithing and woodworking and colorful villagers, nobles, peasants and characters greet you. Village shoppes feature unique crafts. Activities for children include a petting zoo, games and special daily free activities.

Each weekend of the Faire has a theme:

  • High Seas Adventure – Pirate Weekend, May 16-17
  • Highland Fling, May 23-25
  • Wine, Chocolate & Romance, May 30-31
  • Shamrocks & Shenanigans, June 6-7
  • Passport to Adventure, June 13-14

Pirate weekend is also biker weekend and includes a tattoo competition and best beard competition, a costume contest and root beer chug. There will also be free Woodchuck Cider tastings. The weekend is also Artisan Appreciation Weekend (buy $150 from Faire shoppes and receive a free admission on a later weekend) and will feature a fairy house competition (each fairy house submitted receives two FREE admission tickets and the top three winners will receive prizes).

2015 Renaissance Faire Tickets to the Faire are $15.95 for adults at the door and $12.95 in advance. Children ages 5-12 get in for $8.95 at the door or $7.50 in advance. Senior/student admission is $12.95. Kids for and under are free. You can also get a season pass that lets you in daily for $49.95 for adults and $29.95 for children.

Various ticket packages are available through the website.

 

 

St. Louis RV Show Continues At America's Center

The 2012 St. Louis RV Vacation and Travel Show opens at America’s Center in downtown St. Louis today when seniors get a discount.

The show brings together a huge collection of motorhomes, fifth wheels, travel trailers, vans, pop-up campers and truck campers together under one roof for attendees to explore. Vendors will also showcase campgrounds, resorts and travel destinations. RV products and services will be sold.

Special presentations include one on “Outdoor Gourmet Cooking” by Marty Koch and another on “Traveling With Your Dog” with Shannon Mayfield.

John Holod will return with his “Roads To Adventure Films.”  His programs will cover the Rocky Mountains, Alaska, Route 66, Northeast Coast to Newfoundland and the Southeast Coast and the Gulf.  You can see the entire schedule. 

Hours are 11 a.m.-10 p.m. Friday, 10 a.m.-9 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.

Admission is $10 for adults; $5 for children 6-12 years and free for children five and under. Seniors (60 years and older) get a discount on Friday  when they will be admitted for $6.  You can spend the whole day at the show for one cheap price.

FREE St. Louis Family Attractions Card Gets You Local Discounts

St. Louis Family Attractions CardIf you like St. Louis on the Cheap, please consider “liking” us on Facebook and following us on Twitter!  And don’t forget to sign up for our FREE newsletter (info is on the right.)

 

The year is slipping away but there’s still time to take advantage of the  St. Louis Family Attractions Card.

The card is FREE and gets you discounts on entrance fees to local attractions, meals and lodging in St. Louis. Most of the deals are valid through the end of 2014.

Here’s a sampling of the great deals you can get with the 2014 Family Attractions Card:

  • Get one admission to the  Magic House for half price when you buy another admission.  Limit one per coupon; not valid with other offers.
  • Get a FREE boat ride in Meramec Caverns with the purchase of another ride.
  • Get half-price Cardinal baseball tickets off select seats at any Wednesday home games during the regular season; based on availability.

You can print out coupons from the St. Louis Family Attractions Card website or you can pick up the brochure at any DierbergsShop ‘n Save or Schnucks supermarkets.