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Freebie Friday: free meals, a movie, storage, and festival to support local businesses

Posted at 2:40 PM, Nov 15, 2019
and last updated 2019-11-15 16:40:12-05

Smart Shoppers, it's your favorite day of the week, FREEBIE Friday! Enjoy free food, activities and items this weekend!

Let's start with grub!


There's a new Dog Haus in Santan Village opening Saturday, November 16, and they're giving away free Haus Dogs. You'll have seven signature options to choose from between 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. You do have to download and scan the app to redeem!

The press release sent to us shared a few of the options:

  • Sooo Cali, topped with wild arugula, avocado, tomato, crispy fried onions and spicy basil aioli
  • Downtown Dog, featuring a smoked bacon wrapped dog topped with caramelized onions, pickled peppers, mayo, mustard and ketchup
  • Chili Idol, an all-beef dog topped with Haus chili, cheddar cheese sauce and onions

It also stated, "Dog Haus is proud to serve burgers made with genetically tested, humanely raised Black Angus beef that is hormone and antibiotic free. With the brand’s mission to sustainably feed everyone who walks through their doors, Dog Haus also offers plant-based burger and sausage proteins from Impossible™ Foods and Beyond Meat®."

2224 E. Williams Field Road in the SanTan Village shopping center


Arizona Mills is offering a screening of Arctic Dogs on Saturday, November 16 at 9 a.m. in the food court. It's free for kids ages 12 and younger with a donation of an unwrapped toy for the Salvation Army Christmas Angels program. Discounted photo packages will be available with Santa and The Grinch, too! They have many more holiday events going forward.

This following information was sent to us in a press release:

  • Santa FastPass: Save time, avoid the line by reserving your magical moment with Santa online.
  • Caring Santa: Provides children with all spectrums of special needs and their families with the opportunity to visit with Santa in a sensory-friendly environment. Caring Santa will occur in association with Autism Speaks before regular mall hours on Sunday, December 1 and Sunday, December 8 from 9:00-11:00 a.m. Guests can reserve their appointment online.
  • Pet Photo Night: An opportunity for all members of the family – pet and human – to visit with Santa. Pet Photo Night will be hosted after regular mall hours on Thursday, November 24 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. and the set will receive extensive cleaning following the event to minimize potential risks to allergy sufferers.
  • Private Screening of Arctic Dogs: Join Arizona Mills on Saturday, November 16 at 9:00 a.m. in the Food Court for a screening of Arctic Dogs, free for children ages 12 and younger with a donation of an unwrapped toy for The Salvation Army Christmas Angels program. Discounted photo packages with Santa and The Grinch will be available for purchase. Children will enjoy holiday activities such as ornament building with LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Master Model Builder, meeting life-sized LEGO ® characters plus goodies, crafts and more. Reserve your tickets here.

Friends & Family Weekend: Spend $50 or more at the Santa Photo Experience November 15-17 and receive a $10 American Express Simon Giftcard® at Simon Guest Services. While supplies last. See Simon Guest Services for details.


5000 S Arizona Mills Cir, Tempe, AZ 85282


Muscular Moving Men & Storage is offering one month of FREE storage at its north Phoenix facility. They'll pick it up and drop it off for free too! This is valid through the end of the year. Your items will be stored in a vault, that's 5x7x7. The vault would normally cost $60 per month, with an additional $65 storage in-fee. So, that can save you over $125! Call this number to book: 877-434-8668.

You can purchase additional months after the freebie if you're interested.


Sweet to the Soul Boutique is back Saturday, November 16 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Peoria Sports Complex. Check out 250 local handmade shops, bakeries, food trucks and more. For those 18 and older, it's $5 to get in. Parking is free.

Get this! The first 100 shoppers through the front gates get a FREE swag bag! We snagged one to give you an idea of what to expect. It had home decor items, handmade Christmas ornaments, bath soap, jewelry, kitchen items, reusable bags, candles and so much more! This would be a great opportunity to support local businesses before Black Friday and Small Business Saturday. They make for unique holiday gifts.

16101 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382

This will also be happening again at Sloan Park on Saturday, November 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Have a great weekend!