FREE Weekend Activities for December 2nd and 3rd

by Tabitha @ Saving Toward A Better Life on November 30, 2017 · 0 comments

in All,Free,Free Activities

Here’s everything you can do this weekend:

American Girl Stores

Most American Girl Store events cost.  But there are a few that are free.  Events vary by store. You can check out upcoming events at a store near you here.

Babies ‘R Us:

Saturday, December 2nd, 10am-11am
Ready, Set, Registry Event

Baby on the way? Here’s your chance to create or update your registry with ease. You’ll take a tour of the store with a Personal Registry Partner, test drive everything you’ll need (like those strollers you’ve been eyeing) and get answers to all your questions. Plus, meet & mingle with other parents-to-be and enjoy giveaways and special bonus savings. Reservations preferred, but walk-ins are always welcome. Our Ready, Set, Registry events are held the first Saturday of every month. So if you can’t make it to this one, join us at the next one instead!

Saturday, December 2nd, 12pm-1pm
Baby’s First Christmas Event

Ho, Ho Ho! Join us in store for a festive celebration in anticipation of your little one’s first visit from Santa. Be a part of the fun with holiday activities, photo ops, giveaways & more. Plus, create Baby’s First Wish List and find great gift ideas for every age and stage. Sponsored by Huggies.

next week  —
Saturday, December 9th, 11am-12pm
Baby’s First Birthday Event

Three cheers for baby’s first birthday! Drop by to celebrate this one-derful milestone with free activities, giveaways and great ideas for planning your little one’s big day. You can meet local parents—and their babies, too. Our Baby’s First Birthday events are held the second Saturday of every month! Can’t make it to this one? Be sure to come to the next! Sponsored by Pampers.


Barnes and Noble:

Friday, December 1st 7:00pm
Polar Express Storytime
All aboard! Come in your PJs and join us for a magical evening as we host our annual Storytime of the beloved classic The Polar Express. Coloring and activities to follow.

Saturday, December 2nd @ 11:00am
Storytime:  How the Grinch Stole Christmas
This classic, heartwarming story about the effects of the Christmas spirit will grow even the coldest and smallest of hearts three sizes. Activities to follow.

Bass Pro Shops:

Santa’s Wonderland is back!  Details, hours and more information here.

Disney Store:

Use the store locator to find your local store and contact them about upcoming in-store events.

Join us every night at 7:30 pm beginning Friday, November 24th through Sunday, December 24th, for Disney store’s kiss goodnight and holiday family tradition, Holiday Wishes. Make a wish and enjoy a festive celebration. For every wish made at our daily Holiday Wishes event, Disney store will donate $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.* Plus, for every More Magical Together Pin purchased, Disney store will donate an additional $1 to Boys & Girls Clubs of America.** Check your local store for details.

Home Depot:  

Saturday, December 2nd, 9:00am-12:00pm
Kids’ Workshop: Gingerbread Houses
Build holiday memories in our hands-on workshop where you and your child can put together a wooden gingerbread house that will last year after year. No frosting required! Once the gingerbread house is built, your child can decorate it with paint and stickers. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron, and pin.

Lakeshore Learning: 

Saturday, December 2nd, 11:00am-3:00pm
Kids’ Craft: Frosty Friend Bookmark

Some locations have their crafts on Sundays.  Check your location.



Saturday, December 2nd, 10:00am-12:00pm
**Kids Club: Unicorn Slime
**Kid’s Club Crafts cost $2.00 per child.  Ages 3+

Saturday, December 2nd, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
MakeBreak: Gingerbread Houses
Purchase the Wilton Gingerbread Kit and build it in store.

Sunday, December 3rd, 1:00pm – 3:00pm
MakeBreak: Holiday Wreath
Buy the wreath base and the rest of the supplies to decorate it are provided


Pottery Barn Kids


Toys ‘R Us:

Saturday, December 2nd from 3:00pm-4:00pm
Geoffrey’s Birthday Club Event!
Birthday Club members get special surprises and coupons. Plus there will be storytimes and fun activities!
You read about why we love the Toys ‘R Us birthday club here!


no free events this month

They do like for you to call your local store and register!


This blog is very kid friendly! See more things for kids: Activities . Crafts Frugal Fun . Homeschooling . Preschool Recipes

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Leave a Comment

Previous post:

Next post: