Free Weekend Family Fun and Activities Round-Up!

Looking for some free family fun this weekend?  Here is a round up of free activities and events.  It’s always a good idea to check with your local store before going to make sure that they are participating (especially if you’ve got a drive).

Here is my top pick for the week!  We do the Bass Pro holiday events (they have them for Easter and Christmas) every year!



Bass Pro Shop – March 28th through April 5th, Receive a FREE photo with the Easter Bunny as well as a FREE Easter Egg Hunt  and FREE crafts for kids.  Check here for times and locations.

Make sure you also check these out:

Restaurant Coupons and Cash back deals

Printable retail store coupons

Here are the rest of the free activities for the week:

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American Girl – Grace’s Macaron Notecard Craft. Grace loves making delightful French desserts and writing letters when she travels—and your girl can too! At this craft event, she’ll create a pretty paper notecard featuring colorful French macarons on the front—perfect for giving to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

– Samantha’s Story Reading & BeForever™ Craft. Even when they were far apart, Samantha never forgot her best friend Nellie! Your girl can attend a reading from Samantha’s classic story about friendship. Then, girls will create two postcards featuring the BeForever characters—one to keep, and one to mail to a friend. Free and open to the public. For girls ages 8 and up.

Apple Stores – Check your local store for weekly workshops and youth programs

Barnes & Noble – Join us for Storytime and Activities featuring Duck and Goose at Barnes & Noble this Saturday (3/21) at 11 am. Look here for a store near you.

Jo-Ann Fabric & Craft Stores – Free demos every Saturday, check your store here for more details.

Lakeshore Learning – Saturday, March 28th t from 11-3 pm, kids can make a Changing Caterpillar.

Lowes Build and Grow – The next class will be on Saturday, April 11th at 10 a.m., where kids can make a See It Grow Gardening Box.  Free apron, goggles and patch are included.  Register for this class here

Michael’s Kids Club:  Check back for fun classes for the whole family.

Microsoft Stores – Check your local store for classes and special events for the whole family.

Pottery Barn Kids – Peter Rabbit Character Appearance, March 7-21st.  Check here for participating stores.

 -Tuesday’s from 11-11:30 a.m., Story Time.  Make Superhero Wristcuffs or an Owl Habitat this Saturday (3/7) at 11 am – call to RSVP.

Target – select a city to find free or reduced-price admission to arts and cultural events in your area, sponsored by Target.

The Home Depot – The next class will be on Saturday, April 4th from 9 a.m.-12 p.m., kids can learn how to build a chalkboard planter stand.  All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last.  Register for this class as well as future classes here.

Toys R Us – Join Us Saturday, March 28, 12-2pm at ALL Toys”R”Us stores. Your child will get to make & take a FREE LEGO Ninjago mask, plus participate in a fun scavenger hunt with prizes!

Walmart Event Finder – enter your zip code to see what is going on in your area.

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Williams Sonoma Free Cooking Classes – This has been on my bucket list for a long time because I think my daughter would LOVE it!  You do have to register in advance, but they’ve got the schedule posted for the whole month!


Kids Bowl Free – Registration for Kids Bowl Free has started and you can get your free weekly bowling passes starting April 1st! Find a participating bowling alley in your city and register your kids now!  I do this with my family every summer and it’s so much fun!

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