Jingle All the Way on a Budget

Jingle All the Way on a Budget

5 Merry Activities Under $20 to Make Your December Delightful!

December is here, meaning it’s time to celebrate the festive season with your loved ones. But you don’t have to break the bank for a merry time.

Are you searching for ways to celebrate the festive season without breaking the bank? If your answer is yes, you’re not alone. Many individuals across the world seek enjoyable and budget-friendly December activities, particularly in Africa.

Fortunately, regardless of your location, there are numerous options available. In this article, we’ll introduce five merry activities to make your December delightful.

1. Explore Nature at a Local Conservation Area

If you love the beauty of nature, consider visiting a nearby conservation area or nature reserve. It’s an excellent alternative to “turning up” in a serene and gentle atmosphere. 

Whether it’s a lush forest, a serene park, or a wildlife reserve, they are all pocket-friendly, and you will definitely have a fantastic time.

Many locations offer affordable entrance fees, and you can enjoy walks, canopy tours, and spot local wildlife. Connect with nature without breaking the bank.

2. Cinematic Delight at a Local Movie Theatre

Experience the magic of the big screen without a hefty price tag. Cinemas worldwide showcase a mix of international and local films.

 Check out the latest releases at popular cinema chains, and take advantage of discounted tickets during off-peak hours or through online bookings. It’s a classic yet affordable way to enjoy quality entertainment.

3. Enjoy a Sensational  Concert Experience

You don’t have to pay for VIP tickets to enjoy live music. Keep an eye out for local concerts or outdoor performances in your area. Many events offer reasonably priced tickets, allowing you to groove to your favourite tunes without straining your budget.

Pro tip: Don’t go alone. Go along with someone special and make it memorable.

4. Picnic Serenity at a Historical Park

Embark on a journey through historical and cultural marvels at a local park, no matter where you are across Africa. Uncover the diverse heritage of different regions by exploring iconic sites similar to Freedom Park in Lagos—a former prison transformed into a venue for various events—or landmarks like Tafawa Balewa Square, symbolizing the quest for independence.

Anywhere across Africa, you can visit places with historical significance around you. Take a stroll, immerse yourself in the historical significance, and create a unique and budget-friendly experience. Don’t forget to take enough selfies to keep the memories.

5. Indulge in the Richness of Local Artistry at a Nearby Gallery.

Art lovers, take advantage of the opportunity to explore your local art scene. Visit galleries showcasing diverse artworks, including paintings, sculptures, textiles, and more. Learn about the richness of artistic expression in your community. Many galleries offer free admission, making it an accessible way to appreciate local talent.

As the holiday season unfolds, let the festive spirit reign without straining your wallet. Embrace these globally inspired, budget-friendly activities, ensuring a December filled with joy and merriment. Whether you explore nature, enjoy cinematic wonders, experience ice skating, appreciate history at a local park, or immerse yourself in the local art scene, the key is creating memorable moments without exceeding a reasonable budget.

Remember, the most delightful Decembers aren’t about the amount spent but the moments shared and the joy created. So put on your Santa hat, be budget-conscious, and jingle all the way to a December filled with laughter, love, and memories that money can’t buy!