The Real Deal: Fun things kids and families can do this summer on a budget
Looking for some fun things to do while school is out?
News 12's consumer reporter Janice Lieberman has The Real Deal on how you can entertain the kids and cash in on the best offers.
Movie theaters are back in a big way with theater subscription passes. Companies like Regal and AMC offer passes where you can access a variety of titles per month, and even receive discounts toward concession snacks. Regal Unlimited starts at $18, and lets you watch as many movies as you want for 30 days. AMC Stubs runs $23, and subscribers can see three movies per week.
Love to bowl? AMF, Bowlero, and Bowlmor Lanes are offering a summer pass from May through September, where kids and adults can bowl three games every day during select times. The cost for kids is $50 and adults $79. It even includes shoe rental.
Splish Splash on Long Island has some daring water rides so check out their seasonal pass. It costs $169. You not only get unlimited access to splash around, but the pass also includes entrances into Lake Compounce in Connecticut and Dutch Wonderland in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.
Dream big in New Jersey at the American Dream Mall where you can not only shop, but head to Nickelodeon Universe and DreamWorks Water Park. Both parks are indoors so you can splash around or take the plunge rain or shine. Season passes start at $135.
Get ready to play in Westchester at Playland. It's more than just an amusement park, there’s entertainment, food and games. Westchester County residents can get 20% off regular priced tickets.
You may not have to spend a dime! Most towns offer free outdoor concerts, fairs and fireworks. See below for links to some of the fun in your region:
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