Timeout New York Kids

Make the most of your city

January deals and discounts

The holiday craziness is over. Yay! Now it's back to the usual, everyday stresses...like how to stretch a dollar. Never fear: the discount diva's here, and I'm dedicated to rounding up the best bargains, deals and sales around town and sharing them with you.

With its pop-culture references, edgy innuendo and slapstick comedy, Shrek is one of those rare animated classics that appeals to both kids and their parents. The DreamWorks' neo-classic has been turned into a big-budget Broadway musical, and guess what? It's pretty great . It's also offering 40% off tickets for select performances through January 18. Visit BroadwayBox for all the info. The Big Apple Circus isn't some garish, elephant-laden, headache-inducing extravaganza. It's a one-ring crowd-pleaser and the main attractions are contortionists, high-wire walkers, aerialists and Grandma the clown. If you want to spend a night in the big top, you can save up to $30 on select performances. Click here for all the info . Been coveting a Max & Lola dress for your little sweet pea but scared you'll faint at the pricetag? French retailer Les Petits Chapelais is having a major clearance sale of its kid couture stock. Brands including eyeSpy, milk on the rocks, Monster Republic, blabla, Petit Bateau, Appaman, Pom D'Api and Pazitos are all 60 to 90% off. There will also be cash-only baskets with items ranging from $1 to $19, and lotteries to win free merch. 86 Thompson St. between Prince and Spring, 212-625-1023. Open: Tues-Sat 12-7pm, Sun-Mon 1-6pm.
  • Netto Sample Sale—up to 60% off January 22-24
Kids furniture store Netto (brainchild of designer David Netto ) is having a sample sale Jan 22 and 23, 11am--4pm, and January 24, noon--4pm. 10% off new furniture, 20% off case group changers and sleepers, and 60% off floor samples. Netto is located at 270 Lafayette St at Prince St, Suite #1204. Subway: 6 to Spring St; R, W to Prince St. For more information, go to nettocollection.com or cubkids.com. Okay, so this isn't really exactly a discount. But if you've got a Bob the Builder loving babe, you'll want to make sure you snag him tickets to the live stage show, which plays the Beacon Theatre for three performances May 30-31, before they go on sale to the general public on January 25. Just click here and use code BOBV .
  • Annual clearance sale at Estella from January 26 to January 31
Save up to 75% on winter and summer baby and toddler clothes. Sale items include: Cargo corduroy pants (were $55, now $15), Okkies printed thermal tees (were $40, now $19), One Kid down vests (were $62, now $29) and more. Shop online and get free domestic shipping on clothing, footwear and accessory purchases over $50.
  • 40% off all winter clothing at Corduroy Kid through January 31
Brands include Rabbit Moon, Deux par Deux, Edenstar, Egg and more. Visit corduroykid.com for more details. Dinnertime should be a fun family ritual, not a headache-inducing chore. Take the guesswork out of what to serve with a subscription to The Six O'Clock Scramble , an online meal-planning and recipe service. Get five, hassle-free recipes delivered to your inbox every week that includes a printable grocery list. If you sign up by January 31, you receive $3 off a six-month subscription or $6 off a one-year subscription by using the code TIME OUT .
  • 25% off tickets to Elmo Makes Music through February 15
Sesame Street 's favorite red monster serenades his toddler fans in his latest live show at the WaMu Theater at MSG, Feb 5 t0 16. You can catch Elmo and his furry pals for 25% off selected performances by using the code SSLEMM. Click here to buy tickets.
  • Midwinter sale at the Tenement Museum through February 20
$5 off the regular ticket price on any Museum tour, Monday through Friday. When purchasing tickets use code WINTER, whether you buy tickets online or at the Visitors Center. Afternoon discount: $5 off any tour, Monday through Wednesday after 4pm. Use code AFTERNOON online or at the Visitors Center. This is an ongoing promotion. Lower East Side resident discount: Residents who live in zip code 10002 get $5 off any tour on Wednesdays. Use code RC10002 online or in-person. Must show valid ID when picking up tickets. This is an ongoing promotion. None of these discounts can be combined with each other or with any other offer. The gals who penned the hit show Junie B. Jones have done it again! Dear Edwina 's great notices, including our very own rave review , have helped turn this spunky musical into a smash, which is why it just extended through April. Although normally it's $39 per person, you can save $10 per ticket using the code DR2TONY . Click here to purchase tix. Got a kid who's always thinking pink? Then Pinkalicious , based on Elizabeth Kann and Victoria Kann's popular book, is a must-see musical. The show recently extended its run at the Bleecker Street Theatre through April 26, and you can purchase $25 tickets for most performances. Click here and use the code PKVITAL25 .
Share your thoughts
  1. * mandatory fields