Family Movie Night: How to Find Discounts on Family Entertainment

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Entertaining your family and spending time together does not have to cost a fortune. It seems nowadays that everywhere you go prices are rising. What if you could have a great time with your family and save money too? Well it’s possible! All you need to do is learn what to look for and how to save on your favorite past times. There are lots of ways to save money on your activities such as bowling, movies and much more. Check out these tips to see just what you can do to have a blast with your family while keeping your wallet happy too.

Text Codes

Text messaging is the new way of communicating and getting coupons. For example, Redbox customers get a code at least once a week sent to their phone. You can then use this at your closest movie box to get a new release movie of your choice. Movie night in is a great idea. You can watch a great flick, have popcorn and enjoy spending time with your family. This can be a new routine you have and a great way to save money.

Email Newsletters

Check with your favorite restaurants or local entertainment options to see if they email you coupons. If so sign up for their newsletters. This can give you one coupon a week or even once or twice a month, depending on their frequency. You can save on restaurants this way especially. This can give you a free children’s meal or a free appetizer or dessert of your choice. If you know your family has a favorite place to eat, check into this option to save money the next time you go there.

Promo Codes

A lot of entertainment places will offer online promo codes or coupons. One way you can find these is to check out By stopping by this site before you go to your favorite spot, you may be able to save money on your adventure. These codes can be for a variety of things from bowling to eating out and movies.


Check with your local mini golf location or bowling spots to check if they offer discounts on certain days. This could be something like a buy one ticket get one free type deal. It could be a discount on the foods or other items in there certain nights of the week. Be sure to check out all the discounts available to you so you can better plan your next trip.


Watch your mailbox for coupons to come in. This is especially so with new locations. They want to invite you in and make you want to come there so they will send out grand opening specials. They may also send out coupons to those on their email newsletters or on their mailing list.

These are just a few ways you can have a blast with your family and save money too. Start checking out the websites, email newsletters and snail mail groups to find more coupons and discounts. You can keep money in your wallet while also giving your family memories that last a lifetime.

This guest post was written by Jen Ryan. She is a seasoned writer that loves to find a good deal. She can be found spending time with her family at the beach or scouring the net for a great entertainment deal.



  1. I didn’t know about the promo code website. Thanks for the link!

  2. I wish there were these types of things here down under as taking a family out is just so expensive

  3. Susan Cooper says:

    I love text messaging to get coupons and discounts. I use it all the time for restaurants and movies. I find that looking for coupons online to be very helpful before I go shopping too. 🙂

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