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Deals of the Week (7/3 to 7/10)

Deals of the Week (7/3 to 7/10)

by Terri Gruca

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Posted on July 2, 2013 at 11:23 PM

This week you'll find lots of places to enjoy fireworks, some terrific free family fun activities and holiday savings. Enjoy!


Austin Symphony HEB July 4th Concert & Fireworks at Auditorium Shores at the Long Center at 8:30 p.m. Admission is free. More information.

July Fourth Frontier Days Celebration at Old Settlers Park in Round Rock from 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. Go here for more information.

Round Rock Express' Red, White and Blue weekend July 4-6. Fireworks will be held after three games against the Omaha Storm Chasers. There will be $1 Pepsi prodcuts and discounts on draft beer at the game on July 4th. More information.

July 4th event at Milburn Park in Cedar Park from 1 p.m. to 10:40 p.m. Fireworks display begins at 9:15. Go here for more information.

July 4th Pflugerville Pfirecracker Pfestival at Lake Pflugerville from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. Fireworks show begins at 9 p.m. Go here for more information.

The Volente Beach Waterpark & Shore Club Restaurant is having its annual Fourth of July party and the show is free with the purchase of waterpark passes that day. After 6pm tickets will be $10 per person. Be sure to bring blankets and chairs and pick a spot to lounge on the sandy beach of Lake Travis. For the VIP treatment, seating on the Shore Club patio is available for the first 200 guests lucky enough to get reservations in time. The price is $25 per person and includes a Tex-Mex Fajita Buffet meal, drink ticket, live music, plus a great view of the fireworks. Kids under 13 years are $15. Live entertainment features The Catfish Band & Ralphie G with DJ Madness. Advance reservations are required and can be made by calling (512) 410-2727. 

Seaworld San Antonio is having a buffet and fireworks show July 4, 5, or 6. Picnic is from 7:15 - 8:45 p.m. in Penguin Picnic Plaza, across from Penguin Encounter. Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m. over Ski Lake, and you'll have a private area on the lakefront to enjoy the show. Cost: Adult from $44.99, Children (ages 3-9) from $39.99.

The Round Rock Express is having a picnic package for the July 5th game against the Omaha Storm Chasers (Kansas City Royals affiliate) at Dell Diamond. For $25 you get a berm ticket to the game and an all-you-can-eat picnic hosted in the private, shaded picnic area. The picnic spread features hamburgers, hotdogs, chips, watermelon and non-alcoholic beverages (Pepsi products, iced tea and lemonade). There will be a special fireworks display at the conclusion of the game on Friday as part of Red, White and Blue Weekend, a three-day Independence Day extravaganza July 4 – 6. The July 5th picnic special is available for purchase at RoundRockExpress.com, by calling (512) 255-2255 or the ticket office at Dell Diamond located on the first base side. Tickets for this special offer are limited and on sale now.  Fans can purchase tickets 24/7 online or over the phone or in person between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Monday – Friday.

For more fireworks displays go here.

Family Fun

Austin Parks and Recreation Department is hosting two free American Girl themed events this weekend. The only cost is for getting into the garden $2 or parking $5. The events take place Sunday July 7th from 1 to 4pm in Zilker Park. Details here.

Remember every First Sunday of the month is free for families at The Bob Bullock State History Museum. The free admission is from noon to 6pm.

The Deep Eddy Movie Nights get started this Saturday, July 6th with Grease. It’s a great way to stay cool and/or enjoy some family fun. Splash movies start at dusk. Infants under 12 months = Free; Children 1 - 11 = $1.00; Juniors 12 - 17 = $2.00; Adults 18 - 61 = $3.00; Seniors 62 + = $1.00. If you’ve never been here’s a look at what you’ll experience. 

Looking for some fun low cost or no cost items for the family this summer be sure to check out the list created by our good friends at Free Fun in Austin.com.


The Austin Symphony is holding free concerts in the park all summer long. This coming Sunday, July 7th you can hear a string concert in front of the Long Center City Terrace. They run Sundays through August 25th at 7:30pm. Bring a picnic dinner, a blanket and enjoy the beautiful music.

This is the 20th Anniversary for 93.3 KGSR's Unplugged at the Grove concert series. This week, Thursday, July 4th you can enjoy the music of the Alpha Rev.


Remember every Thursday through September 19th you can visit Shady Grove on Barton Springs Road. The live music begins at 8 p.m. For more information and schedule updates, visit the KGSR website or the Unplugged at the Grove Facebook page. You can also text "grove" to 43981 to join the Unplugged at the Grove Alerts Club.


Movie deals

The Alamo Drafthouse has its Kids Camp screenings throughout the summer. The movies are always free but seating is on a first come, first served basis. Tickets are available only at the box office the day of the screening. This Wednesday, July 3rd at 10am they’re showing Happy Feet at the Slaughter Lane location.

Travel Deals

Southwest Airlines is celebrating 15 years of click and save deals by offering 30 percent off want to get away flights. Use promo code SAVE30 on travel 8/27, 9/1, 9/6, 9/10, 9/17, 9/24.

Shopping Savings

Our good friends at Austin based Offers.com sent us these terrific Fourth of July and after the fourth deals. Thanks Amber!


Outback Steakhouse – just say “Let freedom bloom.”

Free Bloomin’ Onion with purchase

Only on July 4th


Best Buy

Up to 30% off select Major Appliances

Expires 7/10/13



$174 off Char-Broil Burner Grill + Free Shipping

Expires 7/8/13


Omaha Steaks

4 Free Burgers+4 Free Jumbo Franks on $76+ order

Expires 7/8/13



Up to 50% off Swimwear for the Family

Expires on 7/15/13


Southwest Vacations

$100 off your Flight and Hotel Vacation Package in California

Expires on 7/8/13

Our other Austin based friends at BeFrugal.com has more savings. Thanks Jen!

·       Outback Steakhouse coupon: 10% Off With Military Discount, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/4

·        Boston Market coupon: 50% Off Any Family Meal Purchase On July 4th, Participating locations only. See offer for details. Expires: 7/4

·        Cafe Press coupon: Free 4th of July Sticker,  Expires: 7/4

·         HP coupon: Up To 50% Off 4th Of July Sale + Free Shipping,  Expires: 7/6

·         Perry Ellis coupon: 40% Off Suits, Shirts and Shorts, Expires: 7/4

·         Saks Fifth Avenue coupon: Up To 80% Off 4th of July Clearance,  Expires: 7/7

·         Life is Good coupon: Free 4th of July Disc With $50+ Order,  Expires: 7/4

·         Destination Maternity coupon: 50% Off 4th of July Sale, Expires: 7/7

·         Bealls Florida coupon: $10 Off $35+ Order, Expires: 7/3

·         Cushe Footwear coupon: Up To 40% Off 4th Of July Sale, Expires: 7/8

·         Edwin Watts Golf coupon: 40% Off 4th of July Sale + Free Shipping On $99+,  Expires: 7/6