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There are a lot of things to do in Phoenix and the surrounding areas. If you are trying to put together plans for a vacation on a budget then why not take a Phoenix staycation? All this is, is a vacation at home. Explore your own city and the surrounding areas. You might be surprised at what all is available right around the corner. Follow along here for the best tips and ways to save money including coupons for your favorite attractions and events. You might also want to check out the Day Trips From Phoenix for more suggestions and savings on things to do within a day's drive from Phoenix.

Need an idea for a day trip? Try visiting Tucson. Before you go though, be sure to check out the Tucson Staycations first to get all of the latest tips and suggestions as well as coupons and discounts to save you money on your day trip there.

The Latest Staycation Ideas

  1. Phoenix Symphony
  2. Children’s Museum of Phoenix
  3. Sedona Jeep Tours
  4. Enchanted Island
  5. Goldfield Ghost Town
  6. Keepers of the Wild
  7. Wet N Wild Phoenix
  8. Odysea Mirror Maze
  9. Rawhide Western Town
  10. Hot Air Expeditions

The Nutcracker Phoenix

2014 October 29
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This is one of the timeless classics of the holiday season. The Nutcracker is back for another year in Phoenix. See all of the dancing toys, mischievous mice, waltzing flowers and sparkling snowflakes as they dance to Tchaikovsky’s music performed by The Phoenix Symphony. Opening night is December 6th through the 24th with The Phoenix Symphony at Symphony Hall. You can check their calendar to see what the showtimes are for each evening. Tickets can be purchased either online or at the ticket box office. Ticket prices start at $50 and up. Of course this will be a popular event so you may want to plan on purchasing your tickets ahead of time.

Get Over 40% Off Tickets to The Nutcracker at The Phoenix Symphony

Now you can purchase your Nutcracker tickets online and if you do then be sure to check for promo codes. You should notice a promo code box at the top right of the checkout page. Just enter your coupon there and click submit. You should then see your discount appear in the ticket price. A lot of times they’ll send out special promo codes for early ticket purchases, sometimes referred to as pre-sales. You can follow Ballet Arizona on Facebook and Twitter because they will sometimes publish these promo codes through their social media pages. Of course if you have a season subscription you’ll be able to get a little bit of a discount on your tickets. Just check with them to see what the current discount rate is for those who have a season subscription. Finally, you may want to keep an eye on the daily deal / coupon sites like Groupon because they have offered savings of up to 50%.

If you want to see another performance then be sure to check out the Phoenix Symphony coupons first to make sure that you get the most savings possible on your ticket purchases.

Arizona Diamondbacks Friday Night Fireworks

2014 July 9
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Take the whole family to see the Arizona Diamondbacks play at Chase Field on Fridays this summer for their Friday Night Fireworks event. Following each of the designated games will be a fantastic display of fireworks that everyone can enjoy. In addition to the fireworks show they also often send offer giveaways, games, and other entertainment. They will sometimes do some pre-game activities so you will want to make sure that you get there early. The fireworks show is included as part of your admission cost for the game.

Get up to 50% Off Admission to the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday Night Fireworks

Now if you want to catch an Arizona Diamondbacks game at another time then be sure to check out the Arizona Diamondbacks coupons to make sure that you get the most savings possible on your tickets. The Arizona Diamondbacks do a lot of in season promotions, particularly during the week, which is perfect for a summer staycation activity on a budget.

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Legends at US Airways Center

2014 June 17
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At the end of this month the Greatest Show on Earth is coming back to Phoenix. This time the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey are presenting their show titled Legends which features mythical creatures from the past in a performance with daring acrobatics and amazing choreography. The circus will be performing at the US Airways Center from June 26th through July 1st with multiple performances on the weekend dates. Tickets are still available at last check. Before you get your tickets though, there are a few ways that you can save a little extra off the total cost of your admission.

Get 30% Off Admission to the Ringling Bros and Barnum & Bailey

For starters, kids 23 months and younger get free admission to the circus so long as they sit in the lap of an adult. Kids ages 2-12 get a $5 discount off the general admission price. These are for upper level seating. Of course if you have a baby and it is his or her’s first circus then be sure to register on the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey website. They have a special package for Baby’s First Circus.

There is also a way to get $5 off the cost of each ticket. This is believed to be available for unlimited tickets. When you purchase your tickets through their website it takes you to Ticketmaster. Just look for the special offer code box at the top of the checkout page. Enter FS24 into the special offer code box and click apply and you should automatically get $5 off the cost of each ticket.

Finally, if you want to see the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey at another venue or at another time then be sure to first check out the Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey coupons to make sure that you get the absolute most savings possible on your ticket purchases.