2018 Boston Globe Travel Show Discount Tickets

Boston Globe Travel Show Discount Tickets 2018

A few people have been asking me about discounts, promo codes, and free tickets for the 2018 Boston Globe Travel Show, so I figured I would do a post now for it.

The Boston Globe Travel Show is February 9-11, 2018 at the Seaport World Trade Center in Boston. Tickets to the show are $10 online and $15 at the door. Kids 16 and under are free when accompanied by an adult.

The Travel Show is a fun way to discover new vacation spots, get great travel deals, and enjoy cultural performances.

Usually there are promo codes available for free tickets to the show, but I haven’t been able to find any yet. However, I’m still searching!

If you are looking for discount tickets to the 2018 travel show, you can use promo code 2TICKETS to get two tickets for $10, so two tickets for the price of one. Unfortunately that is the only active promo code I’ve come across so far– but visit this page again because hopefully I’ll add more as the event nears.

Also, if you are aware of a promo code I may have missed, please let me know in the comments below.

For more information about the Boston Globe Travel Show 2018, please head here.

Have you found an active promo code or coupon for the 2018 Boston Globe Travel Show? Have you been to the Travel Show before?

Free Entrance Days at National Parks for 2018!

Bar Harbor Maine Jordan Pond

A few days each year, ALL National Parks across the country offer free admission days and waive admission fees for certain days each year.

Unfortunately the 2018 National Park Free Days schedule is smaller than in previous years with only four free National Park days this year, but free days are still great days to take advantage of!

Here are the FREE National Park Days for 2018:

  • January 15: Martin Luther King Jr. Day
  • April 21: First day of National Park Week
  • September 22: National Public Lands Day
  • November 11: Veterans Day

For more information or to find a national park, please head here.

There are so many great big and small national parks in New England! What is your favorite national park to visit?

The picture above is from Acadia National Park from my visit a few years ago! 

City of Boston Holiday Schedule 2018 for Free Parking Days!

Boston Meter Parking Holidays

Are you looking for the City of Boston Parking Holiday Schedule for 2018?

Boston Parking Meters are free on Sundays and Holidays and below is the 2018 Holiday Schedule for free meter parking days in Boston:

New Years’ DayMonday, January 1, 2018
M.L. King Jr.’s BirthdayMonday, January 15, 2018
President’s DayMonday, February 19, 2018
Patriot’s DayMonday, April 16, 2018
Memorial DayMonday, May 28, 2018
Independence DayWednesday, July 4, 2018
Labor DayMonday, September 3, 2018
Columbus DayMonday, October 8, 2018
Veteran’s DayMonday, November 12, 2018
Thanksgiving DayThursday, November 22, 2018
Christmas DayTuesday, December 25, 2018

Although it is not mentioned on the City of Boston’s holiday schedule, keep and eye out for free parking for Evacuation Day (March 17) and Bunker Hill Day (June 17). Check out Twitter or other City of Boston forms of communication for free parking updates near or on those dates because although it’s not mentioned on the list above, meters are typically free on those dates as well– in Boston proper only.

For more information about the City of Boston Holiday schedule or parking information, please head here.

Happy Holidays!

happy holidaysI was really hoping to do a lot of fun and budget-friendly holiday content this season, but unfortunately I couldn’t keep up this year.

If you are looking for some fun and inexpensive suggestions for the remainder of the season here are a few ideas:

I’m going to focus on my family for the remainder of the year and hope to get some motivation for 2018!

I hope you all have a happy rest-of holiday season and see you all next year!


Celebrate the 243rd Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party

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Saturday, December 16, 2017 is the 244th Anniversary of the Boston Tea Party!

Tours of the Boston Tea Party Ships & Museums are free of charge on December 16th from 10-3PM.

Tickets to the reenactment that evening at the Old South Meeting House is sold out. However, you can still join in outside of the OSMH at 6:30pm to hear news of the meeting via the town crier, engage in a debate and join the parade down to the waterfront and end at Boston Harbor! It is free to take a peek back in time!

For more information, please head here and here!

Will you be attending reenactment on the anniversary?

Dunkin Donuts “Brewing Joy” with Free Coffee at Select Locations

Dunkin' Donuts Boston

Each weekday this December, a participating Dunkin’ Donuts location will be “brewing joy” with free coffee.

Each participating location will give away 500 free medium-sized hot coffees and you find the complete list here.

The only Boston location handing out free coffee is on December 14, 2017 at 147 Tremont Street, however, there are almost 40 locations participating in this fun offer.

For more information or to find the complete list of participating locations from all over the country, please head here.

Just a reminder that you can also receive a medium coffee for .87 after a Patriots win

Half Price Admission at Museum of Science on Fridays

Looking for something inexpensive and fun to do on Friday afternoons this month?

Head to the Museum of Science after 3PM on Fridays for half off admission on December 8 & 15, 2017!

Keep in mind that is offer is only available at the box office on Friday afternoons and is not valid for Omni, Planetarium, or other venues requiring separate admission.

For more information about this fun offer, please head here.

If you are looking for more ways to save at the Museum of Science, the Boston Public Library pass is my favorite option because it is free admission for BPL cardholders with advanced reservation. You can also find more ways to save at the MoS here and here.


Free Gifts + Glam Event at the Prudential Center

Gifts and Glam Pru Boston Events

Head to the Prudential Center in Boston on Thursday, December 7, 2017 from 5-8PM for a free holiday event, Gifts + Glam.

Gifts + Glam features mini-makeovers, styling tips, snacks, and exclusive holiday discounts!

Here are the discounts you can receive from retailers at the Pru on Thursday evening:

Boston Campus Gear cart: Receive a free Harvard hat with purchase of any hooded sweatshirt
Boston Tops: 20% off
Crabtree & Evelyn: 25% off a single 2017 holiday item
field & vase: 10% off full price purchase of $50 or more
Under Armour: 20% off purchase
Vera Bradley: $20 off purchase of $70 or more

There will also be a lot of fun stations with various vendors, a fashion show, wine tasting from the Urban Grape, and more!

For more information about Gifts + Glam, please head here.

Will you be attending this fun holiday event?