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"Baby Shark, Do Do Do Do Do Do!" Get ready to sing and dance along to the global sensation. Baby Shark Live! World Tour is coming to a city near you!   CertifiKID wants to get your Baby Shark in on the excitement (and Mommy Shark, Daddy Shark, Grandma Shark, and Grandpa Shark, too!) with a JAWsome ticket giveaway! CLICK HERE and enter to win a Family 5-Pack of Tickets to see Baby Shark Live! at any of these participating tour stops: Ft. Lauderdale, FL (October 6 - Broward Center for the Performing Arts) Austin, TX (October 10 - H-E-B Center, Cedar Park, TX) Houston, TX (October 11 - Smart Financial Centre, Sugar Land, TX) Dallas, TX (October 12 - Comerica Center, Frisco, TX) Tulsa, OK (October 15 - BOK Center) Phoenix, AZ (October 18 - Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ) Los Angeles, CA (October 19 - Terrace Theatre, Long Beach, CA) San Jose, CA (October 20 - Center for the Performing Arts) Salt Lake City, UT (October 23 - Eccles Theater) Denver, CO (October 24 - Paramount Theatre) St. Louis, MO (October 26 - Stifel Theatre) Minneapolis, MN (October 30 - State Theatre) Milwaukee, WI (November 1 - Riverside Theater) Chicago, IL (November 2 - Rosemont Theatre, Rosemont, IL) Detroit, MI (November 3 - Fox Theatre) Pittsburgh, PA (November 4 - Byham Theatre) Reading, PA (November 5 - Santander Performing Arts Center) Hartford, CT (November 6 - The Bushnell) NYC (November 8 - Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, NY) Boston, MA (November 9 - Emerson Colonial Theatre) Philadelphia, PA (November 10 - Academy of Music - On Sale 7/16) Don't see your city on the list? Not all tour stops are included in the ticket giveaway, but the tour may still be coming your way - check out the full tour schedule and buy tickets directly from the official tour site, Baby Shark Live!, the one-of-a-kind 75-minute live show, is based on the viral hit and global dance phenomenon, Baby Shark. The Baby Shark Dance video has had over 3 billion views, making it the 8th most viewed video in the history of YouTube. Fans of all ages will delight as Baby Shark joins up with his friend Pinkfong to take an adventure into the sea, singing and dancing through new and classic songs including Five Little Monkeys, Wheels on the Bus, Jungle Boogie, Monkey Banana Dance and of course, Baby Shark! The brand new, fully immersive concert experience from Pinkfong and Round Room Live, kicks off their very first show of its first-ever North American tour, on Thursday, Oct. 3rd in Spartanburg, SC. Watch the popular song come to life in over 30 cities over six weeks including New York, Los Angeles, Dallas, and San Jose, with two performances scheduled for Chicago and Boston. The fall tour will wrap up on Sunday, Nov. 10th, in Philadelphia. Tickets are now on sale to the general public! Fans can visit now for tour dates, ticket information and exclusive meet and greet packages. And continue to follow Baby Shark Live! and CertifiKID for future tour date  announcements and promotions - Baby Shark Live! is slated to visit more than 100 North American markets through 2020! Watch NBC's "The Today Show" announce the Baby Shark Live! tour below:
Voted #1 Best Cultural Festival by USA TODAY, Water Lantern Festival is all about connections. As the sun sets on the evening sky, watch your unique lantern drift out into the water and join other lanterns carrying messages of happiness, healing, peace, and connection. Water Lantern Festival Chicago, IL: Saturday, July 20th Joliet, IL: Saturday, September 7th Get  an additional 10% Off tickets with code C627W8L These magical nights in cities across the U.S. include food from some of the best food trucks in town, games, activities, vendors offering unique local products, music and the beauty of thousands of lanterns adorned with letters of love, hope and dreams reflected upon the water. Take a break from the hectic pace of family life to gather together in a celebration of all that you hold dear.
Skyrocket into the air, flip, jump and GET AIR at Get Air in Downers Grove! This indoor trampoline park has EVERYTHING a wall-to-wall trampoline court, trampoline dodgeball, a foam pit, kiddie court, slackline, slamball (trampoline basketball), fidget ladder, massage chairs, and ninja course! Little kids will enjoy a special area just for them where they can jump, play and explore while Get Air Lifeguards are on the lookout keeping close watch. Get Air gives kids the keys to see the world from a new perspective all while getting in a great workout. This trampoline park is great for all ages parents, kids and little kids can enjoy jumping and playing together. It's the perfect location for play dates with kids of all ages, toddler time, parties and more, so JUMP on this deal now and let your fun take FLIGHT! What better place to celebrate your special day than Get Air!? With the Flippin' Awesome party package deal, your kids can have an incredible and memorable party, and parents can relax and let Get Air do all the decorating and planning. Click HERE for more information.
There is so much to do at Chicago Ridge Park District! From challenging each other to a game of mini-golf to cooling off on the expansive Lily Pad Splash Pad to improving your swing in the batting cages, grab one of these exciting offers for affordable family fun this summer. One, five or ten Lily Pad Splash Pad Admissions for up to 53% Off! One Mini-Golf Game or a Combo Pack of Mini-Golf PLUS Concessions for 2, 4 or 6 players for up to 55% Off! One Hour Batting Cage Rental for 50% Off! Nothing beats being at the Lily Pad Splash Pad on a hot summer day. The splash pad, located at 6246 W. Birmingham Avenue, features multiple spray devices. Enjoy getting soaked with pelican-shaped sprayers, water shooters, bicycles, and water dumping stations. Its the perfect place to get wet. The full concession means you don’t have to go home for lunch. Open everyday, weather permitting, from 11 a.m. - Dusk. Ball Fore is a miniature golf course and batting cage facility located at 6701 W. 107th Street. Here you'll find: 18-Hole Championship-Level Miniature Golf Course Six 4-Speed Baseball/Softball Batting Cages Full-Service Concession Stand The miniature golf course is by far the most challenging course around while the batting cages allow batters to choose baseball or softball at varying speeds. Come on out, play a few games, and have lunch at the full concession stand using one of the combo pack deals above. Open Monday through Sunday from 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., weather permitting.
Do shopping trips elicit groans from the kids while completely testing your patience? Spare everyone the hassle and drama by sending the kids to FUNDAY!  At FUNDAY it’s fun every day! You shop, workout, go see a movie, {fill in the blank} while the kids play. It's a win-win all around!  Located at Westfield Old Orchard Center, FUNDAY is a boutique, drop-off play space and activity center for kids ages 3-12 years old. Operated by professional childcare staff, your kids will engage in fun, creative and stimulating age-appropriate activities while you enjoy a pleasant shopping experience. With kids and parents in mind, their ultimate goal is for your family to stress less and have fun! No need to reserve your space ahead of time! Just show up with your CertifiKID voucher and get ready to enjoy some time to yourself. FUNDAY is located down the alley across from Starbucks, between Banana Republic and Soul Cycle. 
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Do problem solving, collaboration and working under pressure sound like the perfect way to spend an afternoon or evening? Then, Mastermind Escape Games in Schaumburg, IL is certain to be your new favorite activity!  The ultimate team-building experience, Mastermind offers customers a unique range of escape games with various themes and difficulty levels, so you can choose one that best fits your needs and interests. You’ll be locked in a room with 8-10 other people where the goal is to use your surroundings and the clues provided to break out in less than 60 minutes. This fun outing is best enjoyed with friends or family, school groups or church groups - everyone will enjoy the rush of trying to beat the clock and break free! If you’ve ever wondered what it’s like to rob a bank for a mob boss, you'll want to check out the Bank Heist room. Or if you want to travel back in time and prevent a horrific event from occurring, try your hand at the Lost in Time room. Discover the cure for a deadly virus and save the world when you escape Outbreak: Find the Cure, or save your Uncle Ulricht and his magic shop after he is kidnapped in Sorcerer’s Secret! Mastermind has a helpful staff of escape game enthusiasts, available to answer questions before, during, or after your experience and provide recommendations to first timers. Mastermind your own escape with this CertifiKID offer for up to 23% Off at Mastermind Escape Games!
Bring on the excitement this summer with Vertical Adventure Guides!  Join their experienced guides for the adventure of a lifetime! Suit up, grab one of these thrilling CertifiKID deals and enjoy one of the following experiences. 20% Off One Weekday Zip-lining Adventure Zip Line Mayhem is an action packed time with 4-6 zip rides from 110 feet to over 215 feet each. Perfect for beginners ages 10+, you will “Muir Trek” thru beautiful forest to each zip. As if zip lining wasn't thrilling enough, you'll end your adventure with your choice of a FREE Airplane ride (subject to weather), FREE ATV riding, or FREE Gun shooting!  20% Off One Weekday Half-Day (3 Hr.) Rock Climbing Adventure Join experienced guides on a fun Half-Day climbing tour in the Devil’s Lake area! Recommended for those just starting out in climbing or with NO experience at all. This program focuses on the skills and unique experience of climbing outdoors on real rock cliffs. Participants will learn necessary safety skills for the outdoor climbing environment, along with terminology, climbing techniques, and useful knots. Max. group size: 20. 30% Off 2-Night Overnight Stays in Unique Lodgings Includes 2 Zip-lining Passes OR 2 Half-Day Rock Climbing Passes Pirate Ship Adventure Cabin - Sleeps 6 Arrggh! Stay on a "real" pirate ship and make your stay an Adventure too! Your 2-bedroom, one-of-a-kind, pirate-themed accommodations include kitchen area with all cooking essentials and air-conditioning. Enjoy the on-site swing set, slide, and more. Most of this awesome ship is outdoor space. There is NOT a living room or large sitting area inside. The mid-ship deck is private and has seating and a table and the 2 upper decks are awesome for sunning on and relaxing. Chairs are provided.  Hillbilly Hilt'n Cabin - Sleeps 7 Uncle Jed struck it Rich in oil and was able to build himself a paradise fit fer a Hillbilly! Now you too kin stay in comfort and relax after a day in the Dells or a day enjoyin' the out of doors on a rock climbin' or zip-linin' adventure. This 2-bedroom lodging is situated in a quiet location only 10 minutes from the Dells. Close to Mirror Lake, Devil's Lake, and more! Fire pit and picnic table included. Other amenities include TV, air-conditioning and kitchen area with essential for cooking. Please note: When booking a Vertical Adventures getaway package, you are taking part in a camping/glamping experience. Bathroom facilities (sinks, toilets, showers) are located in a bathhouse a short walk from your cabin. Your cabin is a self cleaning unit. You must clean it up at the end of your stay. Vertical Adventures does not have a maid, these are hillbilly cabins, after all! A full list of what to do at the end of your stay will be emailed to you. 
Kids CLIMBING the walls? Bring them to Brooklyn Boulders and let them climb THEIR walls! Rock climbing is one of the fastest growing sports in the world, and a great way to stay active, get fit, and teach the kids (and adults!) mental and physical toughness and overcoming challenges -- all the while having tons of fun! Get the kids climbing at Brooklyn Boulders Kids Academy, or plan a fun outing for the entire family with a Family Group Climbing Package. At Brooklyn Boulders Kids Academy for ages 5-12, they approach climbing with a twist, integrating classroom-style, process-oriented learning into a climbing environment. Their curriculum is based on four aims: Be Relentless, Get Weird, Make it Beautiful and Attitude is Everything. They teach children the mental, physical and social aspects of climbing as they apply to life. Kids Academy takes place on weekdays from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and weekends from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Activities include bouldering, roped climbing, stretching, and climbing games geared towards accomplishing the goal of the day. Want to get the whole family active and having fun together? The Family Group Climbing Package includes 90 minutes of climbing for 4-5 people -- all gear included!
Summon your inner gladiator and get your friends and family off the couch and into the mud for an adrenaline filled Spartan Race challenging strength and willpower. Conquer Spartan’s signature obstacles throughout the course, and finish in epic fashion. Spartan Race isn't just for adults, get your mini Spartans in on the fun with races just for them. From the world’s most elite athletes to the novice adventure seeker, there’s a race for every age or ability. Start your Spartan journey now! Spartan Stadion Run in signature Spartan style, in some of the most iconic sports stadiums in the world. You’ll challenge yourself in multiple ways with equal parts endurance workout, stair climbing session, and indoor track race. Spartan Sprint The Sprint may be the shortest distance race, but it’s still a favorite amongst both new and returning racers. It’s the perfect distance for those looking to start their Spartan journey. The Sprint also allows returning racers a manageable distance to see how far they can push themselves. Delivering 20-23 obstacles over 3-5 miles, you’ll never run the same race twice. Once you complete the sprint you are 1/3 on your Spartan TRIFECTA: The ultimate Spartan achievement. Adult Registration Includes: Finisher Medal A trifecta medal wedge piece (run a Super, Beast or Ultra to collect your remaining two pieces!) Free beer Craft Sprint Finisher T-shirt (your other one should be pretty dirty) Free Professional Photos (to frame and flaunt) Bananas at the finish line Cold can of FitAID BODYARMOR Sports Drink or Hydration Water Kashi Protein Bar Spartan Kids Spartan Kids Race is for children ages 4-13. Family and friends are welcome to cheer on their mini-Spartans as spectators. Based on age, kids races have obstacles in them just like the grown-up versions. Come watch your future Spartans run, jump, and play just like they're supposed to. Kid Registration Includes: Finisher Medal Finisher T-shirt Numbered headband with matching parent wristband 2 Free Spectator Passes per family A fun and exciting experience! Find a Spartan or Spartan Kids Race near you! Boise, ID: June 29th at Thomas Pence Ranch Washington, DC: June 29th – 30th at Maryland International Raceway Fort Carson, CO: July 14th at Fort Carson Army Base Kunkletown, PA: July 14th at Palmerton - Blue Mountain Resort Lawrenceburg, IN: July 20th at Perfect North Slopes Huntsville, UT: July 21st at Snowbasin Resort Asheville, NC: July 28th at Grove Stone & Sand Co. Anaheim, CA: August 3rd at Angel Stadium Colorado Rockies: August 4th at Snowmass Complex Portland, OR: August 10th at Washougal MX Park Boston, MA: August 11th at 508 International Oahu, HI: August 18th at Kualoa Ranch Orange Co, NY: August 24th – 25th at West Point Glen Jean, WV: August 25th at Summit at Bechtel Reserve Brooklyn, MI: September 8th at Michigan International Speedway Seattle, WA: September 8th at Meadow Wood Equestrian Center Killington, VT: September 15th at Killington Ski Resort Philadelphia, PA: September 21st at Citizens Bank Park Ocean City, MD: October 5th at Hugh T Cropper Inlet Chicago: October 6th at Badlands Off Road Park Atlanta: October 6th at Georgia International Horse Park Nashville, TN: October 20th at Cassidy CACTF, Fort Campbell Pittsburgh, PA: October 19th at PNC Park Arrington, VA: October 27th at Infinity Downs and Oak Ridge Farm Dallas, TX: October 27th at Rough Creek Lodge SoCal - Big Bear: October 27th at Tejon Ranch Tri-State NJ: November 3rd at Mountain Creek Resort Boston, MA: November 10th at Fenway Park Stadium Chicago, IL: November 16th at Wrigley Field Sacramento, CA: November 17th at Van Vleck Ranch Laughlin, NV: November 17th at Laughlin Events Center Long Island, NY: November 23rd at The Old Bethpage Village Restoration Winnsboro, SC: November 24th at Carolina Adventure World Los Angeles, CA: December 8th at Castaic Lake State Recreation Area Central Florida: December 8th at T. Mims Corp. Ranch
Show off your toughness with friends and family while getting muddy and having loads of fun at the Chicago Tough Mudder 5K or Kids-Only Mini-Mudder Race! Crush the course August 24th or 25th at Rockford International Airport in Rockford, IL. Tough Mudder 5K Tough Mudder 5K for ages 14+ is an all around life experience packed with 3 miles and 13 obstacles. This race is untimed, so there's no pressure, no judgement and no need to train. It's a like-minded community of people who've chosen to do something different with their weekend, make new friends, memories - and have the time of their lives doing it! Participants receive the following with their race ticket: Performance finisher T-shirt Tough Mudder finisher headband Action photography One Post-event beer (21+ only) After crushing the world class obstacles and getting your finisher headband and t-shirt, kick back with live entertainment, epic lawn games, authentic local eats, beer, and a never-ending supply of Mudder Nation camaraderie at the ALL NEW Mudder Village Festival.  Mini Mudder Mini Mudder is an obstacle course mud run comprised of 1/4 mile laps and 10+ obstacles designed specifically for adventure-seeking kids ages 5-12. Give your child a chance to work as a team, get muddy, and experience the thrill of a Tough Mudder event. Mini-mudders must have a parent or guardian accompany them and guardians must have a spectator ticket or purchase a race ticket. 
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Crack into 100% authentic Maryland Seafood experience featuring the iconic, tasty Blue Crab – steamed, sweet and covered in Old Bay. Chesapeake Crab Connection is bringing an unbelievable feast to you at an amazing discount! Specializing in the best of the ocean’s feast-worthy fare, Chesapeake Crab Connection is your full access pass to dockside bliss. They pull the crabs fresh from the Chesapeake, steam them up (or ship them fresh) with all the right stuff, then pack them in with everything you need to make a meal an event. Get your Maryland on with a taste of the Chesapeake's succulent Blue Crabs with this feast: 1/2 Bushel Maryland Blue Crabs (1 lb) U.S.A 21-30 Ct Shell On Shrimp - (RAW- Frozen) (2) 4 oz Domestic Crab Cakes (Handmade In Crisfield, MD with U.S.A Crab Meat) (2 lbs) Cooked Blue Mussels (FROZEN) (5) Crab Mallets, (5) Crab Plastic Knives, (5) Crab Bibs, (1) lb Crab Spice Celebrate a Maryland tradition in your city with this feast from Chesapeake Crab Connection! Live in Maryland? Then you know how high crab prices are this season (darn winter!) and what a GREAT value this. Get some for your family, too!
Jump into a world of fun and action-packed attractions at AirTime Trampoline & Game Park's Ann Arbor or Novi locations! At AirTime you can literally jump off the walls on their 10,000-square foot trampoline! Then dive into their Olympic-grade mosh pit, before testing your dunks at the Jam Session trampoline basketball court. Prove you have what it takes to be an American Ninja Warrior (Ann Arbor Only) on their Techno Warrior Course, where the obstacles combine gymnastics, endurance, and balance to put your ninja skills to the test. Little kiddos (aged 5 and under) can check out the Junior Jam section, created just for them with plenty of space to let their imagination run wild. With this deal you can jump ALL DAY LONG and socks are included. All ages are welcome to jump and play together, which means fun for the whole family! AirTime matches fun and excitement with a great active workout making AirTime the perfect spot for a family fun night or play date location, and they offer party packages, too! With all the incredible attractions and unfiltered fun, there's a reason that AirTime is Michigan's number one trampoline park!
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Moscow Ballet's Great Russian Nutcracker dazzles in holiday season! Bring the family together for the original holiday tradition. Experience the magic of the sixty foot growing Christmas tree, laugh with the dancing puppets and gasp at the beauty of the Snow Maiden and Father Christmas! It would not be Christmas without Moscow Ballet’s Great Russian Nutcracker! Tour runs November 1 - December 30, 2019. Feast your eyes on the unmatched splendor of the Moscow Ballet when it comes to over 150 locations this holiday season. This CertifiKID offer for up to 20% off is valid at every location for the 2019 Nutcracker Tour. Step into a simpler time filled with sweet dreams and Holiday magic. With world-class artists, over 200 dazzling costumes, stunning sets, towering puppets and soaring birds, don’t miss your chance to ring in the holidays with this acclaimed Christmas extravaganza. Get you tickets now for this cherished holiday tradition and relive the dream with Tchaikovsky’s timeless score with the whole family. To get the CertifiKID discount, click BUY DEAL (above). Select your desired performance by city and make sure to enter "GLEE" in the "Promotional Code" box.  
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