In case you were unaware, January is Learn to Ski and Snowboard Month. An entire month dedicated to fantastic opportunities to learn how to participate in our state’s big industry. There are tons of deals in several ski areas (and many of them are FREE), even if your family is not into skiing. Breckenridge will also host the International Snow Sculpture Championships. These awesome amazingly intricate sculptures give a whole new meaning to snowman.
Happy Chinese New Year. The Outlets at Castle Rock are celebrating with a Kids Chinese Lantern Decorating Contest on Saturday, January 28th 12:00 pm. The first 50 kids, 12 and under, to sign up HERE can enter the lantern decorating contest for their chance to win prizes from Outlets at Castle Rock! And then on Sunday, January 29th, join Outlets at Castle Rock at 2 p.m. for traditional Chinese and Dragon Dances performed by the Denver Chinese School-Jasmine Flower Dance Academy & the Denver Shaolin Kung Fu Academy! Located in the courtyard by Under Armour (weather permitting).
Valentine Mail-in Program. Join people across the world and send your valentine’s through the city of Loveland, Colo., known as the nation’s Sweetheart City. To get this special cachet message, send your pre-addressed, pre-stamped valentine in an enclosed, larger 1st Class envelope. Then send all envelopes to: Postmaster – Attention Valentines, 446 E. 29th St., Loveland, CO 80538-9998. Colorado-destined mail must be received in Loveland by Feb. 9th. Additional deal: Through, Wednesday, February 1, drop off your cards and love letters at any King Soopers or City Market (in a large white drop-off box by the customer service desk.) The grocery chain will send them to the Loveland Post Office in time to get the world-famous ♥Loveland, CO♥ postmark.
IHOP. The all you can eat stack is back! Through February 12. Sit down for a short stack of pancakes…and then stay there for a while…and eat some more. Taste their world-famous IHOP buttermilk pancakes.
Chick Fil A. Breakfast is the most important meal of the day! From 6 a.m. to 10:30 either go inside or drive through to get a free breakfast each Wednesday in January. Items will vary weekly and by location.
CycleBar. Take a free ride at the CycleBar as part of their Grand Opening (introduction) at their Southwest Plaza location. January 12-22.Enjoy our luxury amenities, CycleStats personal performance tracking, CycleBeats mind-blowing playlists, and invigorating rides led by CycleStar Instructors.* Register Now.
Rusty Bucket. The Bucketeer Bookworm school program was created in 2011 to encourage young students to read. To participate in the program, elementary students (Kindergarten through fifth grade) can pick up a Bookmark Tracker at the Rusty Bucket and start reading. Young readers track their books on the back of the bookmark, and for every five books read, the students receive a complimentary Bucket kid’s meal.
Pretzelmaker. Enjoy a pretzel for just $1 every Tuesday this month. Plus, the great news is that there is no limit to the offer.
Southwest Ice Rink at Skyline Park. The ice rink at Skyline Park downtown is FREE. And skate rental is just $2. The rink stays in place through Valentine’s day.