Monday, January 17th is Martin Luther King Jr. Day, where we honor and remember the influential civil rights leader:
Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter.
–Martin Luther King Jr. (1929–68)
Of course, many kids are off from school, many offices are closed, and many businesses offer sales – here are freebies and sales I’ve found!
Free National Park Admission
On Monday, January 16th, you can get FREE entry to national parks. It’s one of 5 fee-free days this year:
- January 17: Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr.
- April 16: First day of National Park Week
- August 4: Anniversary of the Great American Outdoors Act
- September 24: National Public Lands Day
- November 11: Veterans Day
Though there is only national park in Minnesota – Voyageurs National Park in northern Minnesota – there are 400 across the nation that are free.
Take a Kid Ice Fishing and Fish for FREE in Minnesota
This weekend, January 15- 17 – coinciding with the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday weekend – it’s Take A Kid Ice Fishing Weekend!
The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources are encouraging families to try out ice fishing together – for free!
Minnesota residents can fish or spear fish for free when accompanied by a child age 15 or under.
Kids are always free but this weekend, adults are free too when they take a kid fishing with them.
50% off green tag items January 17! Take 50% off green tag items.
There are many locations participating in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
What other freebies and sales do you know of?
For more things to do this holiday weekend, visit my Deals & Events Calendar!