Milwaukee Area Valentine’s Day Freebies

February 13, 2013 by · 2 Comments
Filed under: Dining 

Several Milwaukee area businesses are offering freebies on Valentine’s Day. Show your Valentine how much you love them (and how smart you are) by taking advantage of some of these deals!

Caribou Coffee 
Buy One Get One Free beverages at Caribou Coffee on Valentine’s Day. You must present the coupon (printed or on your mobile device).

Visit Denny’s between 6 a.m. and 2 p.m. on Valentine’s Day for a free cup of coffee.  If you don’t make it to Denny’s on Thursday, you can use this coupon for a free cup of coffee (with entrée purchase) through February 24.

Milwaukee Art Museum
As we posted about previously, visitors to the Milwaukee Art Museum on Valentine’s Day will receive free admission. The Art Museum is open from 10 a.m. until 8 p.m. on Thursday.

Visit Qdoba on Valentine’s Day and kiss your dining partner to get Buy One Get One Half-Price entrees.

Use coupon code SWEET for a free one night DVD rental. The coupon code can be used at the kiosk or by reserving online.

Ruby Tuesday
Make a reservation to dine at Ruby Tuesday between February 14-17 and receive a coupon for free dessert.

Starbucks if offering Buy One Get One Free select beverages after 2 p.m. through Valentines Day.  Starbucks also is offering 50% off chocolate treats with a printable coupon. Coffee and chocolate? Hard to beat that!

Yo Mama
Buy One Get One Free frozen yogurt all day at Yo Mama. No coupon is necessary. Yo Mama has locations in Brookfield and Wauwatosa. Thanks to Milwaukee Consumer reader Kim for tipping us off to this one!

Are there any that we missed? If you know of other Milwaukee area businesses offering Valentine’s Day freebies, please leave a comment and let us know!

Thanks to Green Bay Consumer, Pocket Your Dollars, and Rose Knows Coupons for help compiling this list!

Milwaukee Area Mother’s Day Freebies 2012

May 11, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Recreation 

Where did you learn your frugal habits? For me, it was from my mom.  If your mom appreciates a good deal, make sure to take advantage of one of these special freebies for Mother’s Day around Milwaukee.  If you have a frugal mom, she’ll appreciate it even more!

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum

Betty Brinn Children’s Museum is offering free admission to moms this Sunday.  The Museum is open from noon until 5 p.m.  Admission for everyone else in your party is $7.50 ($6.50 for seniors, and free for kids ages one and younger). Children will have the opportunity to create a card and a paper flower bouquet for their mom.

Caribou Coffee

Buy One Get One Free coffee at Caribou Coffee on Mother’s Day.  The fine print of this offer says you need to either print the offer or show it to them on your phone. 

Grand Geneva Golf

Moms will receive a free round of golf at Grand Geneva on Mother’s Day with the purchase of a regular priced adult.  This special is valid all day on Sunday.

Milwaukee Public Museum

All moms will receive free general admission (with the purchase of a general admission) to the Milwaukee Public Museum on Mother’s Day.  Moms will also receive free lunch in the Museum Cafe (with the purchase of an equal item) and a gift from Shady Lane Greenhouse.  See the Milwaukee Public Museum website for more details.

Milwaukee County Parks Golf Courses

Purchase a 9 or 18-hole round of golf and a single rider cart after 1:00 p.m. on Saturday or Sunday, and mom golfs and rides for free. This offer is available at Brown Deer, Currie, Dretzka, Grant, Greenfield, Hansen, Lincoln, Oakwood, Warnimont, and Whitnall golf courses. A coupon is required for this special, and can be found on the Milwaukee County Parks Golf Courses website.

Milwaukee County Zoo

All moms will receive free admission to the Milwaukee County Zoo on Mother’s Day.  Non-moms that are Milwaukee County residents will receive $1.75 off  regular admission prices. The zoo is open from 9 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. on Sunday.  Check out the zoo website for more information on Mother’s Day events.

Old World Wisconsin

Admission to Old World Wisconsin is free for moms on Mother’s Day. Old World Wisconsin is open from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday.


Rent a DVD from Redbox for free on Mother’s Day.  Visit the Redbox Facebook page to send a free rental code to anyone. 

Do you know of any other Mother’s Day promotions that we missed?  If so, please leave a comment so we can update our list!

Free Redbox DVD Rentals Today!

March 8, 2012 by · 1 Comment
Filed under: Entertainment 

Redbox is celebrating two billion movie rentals by offering free DVD rentals today.  Just visit any Redbox kiosk and enter code THANKS2U for a free one-night DVD rental.  If you prefer to rent a Blu-ray disc, you’ll receive the value of the DVD towards the cost of the Blu-ray rental.  Redbox DVD rentals cost $1.20 per night, and Blu-ray rentals are $1.50 per night, so you’ll pay $0.30 to rent a Blu-ray.

Don’t forget, today is final day of free video game rentals from Redbox.  If you wish, you’ll be able to score a free movie AND a free game today!

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