30 Days of Summer Fun on a Dime – 2015 Edition


Free and cheap things to do with kids this summer!

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Family Friendly Hikes in WNY

Olcott Summer Fireworks (various dates throughout the summer)

Kenmore Children’s Concert Series

Visit the Buffalo Zoo at a discount during the month of July!

Flicks on Old Falls Street

Pick Your Own Fruit in WNY – U-Pick List

Family Friendly Hikes in Genesee County

Free Family Saturdays at Artpark!

Wading Pools & Splash Pads  (some are starting to close for the summer!)

Movies in the Park, Hamlin Park  (East Aurora)

Reinstein Woods Nature Preserve Free/Cheap Summer Events (register in advance)

Free Family Movie Nights at Artpark

Olcott Beach Carrousel Park + Free Olcott Events

Free Fridays with Explore and More Children’s Museum (at Canalside)  TIP:  see this awesome post about parking!

Payne Park Fun Fridays  (North Tonawanda)

Outdoor Movies in Depew – FREE

Buffalo History Mondays at Canalside  (TIP:  see this awesome post about parking/where to park!)

Beaches of WNY

Summer Must-Have’s from the Dollar Tree/Store

Community Days, Days and more Days!

Parks and Playgrounds of WNY

Outdoor Movies (free) on Grand Island

Outdoor Movies (free) in Amherst

Children’s Theatre – Aladdin Jr. & Little Mermaid Jr.  FREE!!

Orchard Park Pavilion Kids Shows and Concerts – FREE

Family Fun Thursday’s at Canalside

Movies in the Meadow (Buffalo)

Outdoor Movies at Chestnut Ridge Park


Kids Eat Free or Almost Free in WNY

2 FREE games of bowling per day all summer!

Free admission Select Wednesdays at Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum

Children’s Summer Theatre at Eastern Hills Mall (Williamsville)

10 Best Educational Websites for Kids

A.C. Moore Free Summer Crafts (Blasdell)

LibriVox – Free Audio Books read aloud

$1 movies on T and W mornings

Summer Crafting at Michael’s Craft Store

Flix (Lancaster) – FREE Saturday morning movies

AMF Summer Bowling Pass – includes shoe rental + 3 free games per day

The Aurora Theatre Summer Movies (on Wednesdays and Saturdays)

Niagara University Repertory Theatre – “The True Story of the Three Little Pigs”  (free)