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Money Saving Deals

in Fredericksburg, Spotsylvania, Stafford and surrounding areas + online deals

By Jenny Sites March 26, 2022

I know that our subscribers love a good deal, so we've created this Guide of great deals:





1. Kings Dominion

Unforgettable experiences are waiting for you at Kings Dominion – Virginia’s ultimate destination for family fun.

With 400 acres packed with more than 60 rides, shows and attractions, there’s something for everyone! Families can explore Planet Snoopy with zany shows and activities featuring Snoopy and the entire PEANUTS™ gang. Thrill-seekers will get their adrenaline fix with one of the East Coast’s largest collections of breath-taking roller coasters including the return of Twisted Timbers – a hybrid roller coaster and the first of its kind in the mid-Atlantic that combines steel and wood for an unforgettable ride experience.

Save up to 45% at Kings Dominion.

Plan your family vacation and create memories for a lifetime!






2. Busch Gardens Williamsburg, Water Country USA or Combo Tickets

Now that temperatures are rising, it's time to turn up the FUN with one of these HOT CertifiKID deals for up to 35% OFF admission to Busch Gardens Williamsburg and Water Country USA! 

Perfect for first-timers, Busch Gardens Williamsburg offers KIDsiderate ® (their word for kid-friendly) attractions, animal experiences and family-friendly entertainment. For the youngest thrill-seekers in the family, take advantage of the FREE PRESCHOOL PASS, valid for unlimited visits at both parks through October 31, 2022 for kids 3-5 (requires online registration and first visit prior to May 31, 2022). 

And for the "big kid" in all of us, Busch Gardens Williamsburg is home to some of the world's most exhilarating rides that are sure to satisfy even the most intense adrenaline junkies, including:

  • PANTHEON (Opening March 25): Harnessing all the speed and strength of five of the greatest Roman gods, this record-breaking coaster stands 180 feet tall with a top speed of 73 mph, and features a 95° drop, 4 launches, 5 air-time hills and 2 inversions.
  • Griffon: Floorless dive coaster with a 205-foot drop
  • Alpengeist: Hurtle through six staggering inversions on one of the tallest, fastest coasters in the world
  • Apollo's Chariot: Hold on as this iconic coaster drops from 210 feet
  • Loch Ness Monster: The world’s only double interlocking loop roller coaster

 

Fun is always in season with events offered all year long at Busch Gardens Williamsburg. Check the full 2022 Special Events calendar HERE for info and dates on events like the Food & Wine Festival, Sesame Street Kids’ Weekends, Summer Nights, Bier Fest, Howl-O-Scream, The Count’s Spooktacular, and Christmas Town.

 

For some chills to go along with those thrills, make sure to add in a visit to Water Country USA, the mid-Atlantic’s largest water park, open May 14 - September 11. There’s fun for the entire family with a cool beach vibe, resort-style amenities and more than 40 state-of-the-art water rides and attractions.  Experience a rush aboard the Cutback Water Coaster™, Virginia’s first hybrid water coaster. Water Country USA also features refreshing water slides, children’s play areas and lazy rivers, offering hours of fun in the summer sun.

  • COMING IN MAY 2022: The All-New Aquazoid Amped™ full sensory immersive ride experience, which includes an all-new special effects show and pulse-pounding music and dynamic lighting effects. Riders will plunge down 864 feet of fully enclosed twisting tube at speeds of 20 feet per second on this iconic attraction with vibrant new enhancements. With a variety of light shows, each ride could be different than the last!

 

These deals are only available for a limited time, but valid for visits up to ONE YEAR from the date of purchase, so get 'em while you can!

 





3.Mean Girls - The Kennedy Center

Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing prepared her for the vicious ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

 

Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is the hilarious hit musical from an award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (30 Rock), composer Jeff Richmond (Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blonde), and director Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).

 

Recommended for age 10 and up.


Click HERE to get up to 20% off Select Rear Orchestra and Tier 1/Tier 2 Balcony Seats on the select dates.





4. Glen Forest Community Private Pool Party - Falls Church, VA

Take a dip, eat some cake and celebrate! It's private pool party at the beautiful Glen Forest Community Pool. Nestled in a secluded, private park, surrounded by mature trees, a babbling stream, picnic tables, and BBQ grills, the GFCP provides the perfect backdrop for a splashin' good time.

Glen Forest Community Pool is offering private pool parties for up to thirty people mornings from 10:30 to noon. Just bring your own party decorations and party food!

The pool facilities will be fully sanitized and cleaned before your party and ready for use. During your party, the pool, restrooms, and park will be available for the private use of you and your guests only. The pool deck is equipped with patio furniture including loungers, tables, chairs, and umbrellas.

You and your guests may also use the nature park and open field space on the pool grounds, which is a great space for a picnic, games, and other activities. Note that guests may stay beyond the end of the party for an additional fee.

Click HERE Save 55% on weekends and 61% on weekdays!





5. ARTECHOUSE's PIXELBLOOM: Virtual World of Cherry Blossoms - Washington, DC

Select Dates March 11 - May 30; Must Purchase Tickets by April 21st

ARTECHOUSE, a pioneer in the field of innovative technology-driven and experiential art, brings you its fifth annual cherry blossom inspired exhibition, PIXELBLOOM. An ARTECHOUSE original production, the immensely popular spring program that runs as part of the National Cherry Blossom Festival, pushes the boundaries of immersive digital art, inviting visitors to jump into the metaverse and glide through a virtual world of cherry blossoms brought to life only at ARTECHOUSE. 

PIXELBLOOM merges the digital and physical worlds in a one-of-a-kind dynamic experience inspired by nature’s beauty. The main 22-minute audiovisual installation in the Immersion Gallery employs 18-channel, 270° floor-to-wall surround projection array and a 22.5-channel spatialized audio system to breathe a new life into cherry blossoms in peak bloom through an explosion of vibrant colors and textures, intensifying the cherry blossoms' allure in a way that is only possible in a virtual environment. 

'PIXELBLOOM' is on view March 11, 2022 through June 5, 2022, offering visitors what they've come to expect from ARTECHOUSE, an immersive exhibition that will have guests pushing past the limits of what they thought possible.





6. Kiddo Tags - $20 for $40 worth of laminated camp labels!

Get your kids ready for camp with Kiddo Tags™ personalized, laminated custom name labels that stick to just about everything!

These nifty little labels are waterproof, weatherproof, and even durable enough to go through the washing machine and dishwasher without budging or smearing—guaranteed! They are perfect for:

  • Summer Camp: Kids Clothing, Shoes, Sunscreens
  • School: Lunchboxes, Water Bottles, Instrument Cases
  • Daycare: Bottles, Pacifiers, Cups, Clothes

Choose from dozens of characters, colors, fonts, and shapes to customize them any way you like! Kiddo Tags also offers medical alert tags to put your mind at ease for those times you cannot be with your child.

With so many options, your kiddo will have the most unique label in the room! Kiddo Tags are printed in the USA, and operated by a stay-at-home mom. 





7. Walt Disney World Water Parks - Save up to 15% 

Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon Water Parks, Orlando, FL

A day at the water park is guaranteed family fun! Discover a flurry of fun at Disney's Blizzard Beach water park at Walt Disney World Resort, including waterslides, raft rides, and a lazy river. Or head to Disney's Typhoon Lagoon water park, a tropical oasis at Walt Disney World Resort, featuring waterslides, a surf pool, a lazy river and more.

Save Up to 15% at Walt Disney World ® Water Parks - at Blizzard Beach or Typhoon Lagoon

Plan your family vacation and create magical memories for a lifetime!


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