Socializing is very important, it helps you building your happiness and makes you feel that you don’t exist for the sole purpose of producing and making and income. The conventional ways of hanging out with your friends sometimes can be very expensive, or at least more expensive than you are able to afford, however, there are somethings you can do with your friends without burdening your budget. Zero price solutions are only a matter of creativity, and can be even better than the conventional solutions; we will present you some of them. Jason Halpern suggests trying a few out. He has done so in the past with people associated with The Real Deal.
1. Cinema at home
This is one of the most classic solutions. Why spending money on a movie ticket when you can just watch a movie in your house with some friends? A DVD, popcorn and drinks are just what you need for a night of laughs.
2. Game night
A simple card game, UNO, Monopoly, Chess or some board games can me a great solution for building a great dynamic within the group.
3. Innovating dinner time
Instead of leaving everything regarding dinner for one person, you can always suggest that each person you invite brings a surprise food to share with the rest of the friends.
4. Video Games
For this one it’s highly recommended that you pick games that everyone can play, you might like Pro Evolution Soccer or FIFA; however, not everyone might be fond of sporting video games. If you have a Wee it can be just perfect, mixing video games and fun games is a terrific solution to spend quality time in your own house.
5. Poker night
This is a traditional one, everyone is well aware of poker nights where you share food, laughs, probability calculations and some bluff into the mix. But for the sake of zero cost, try to play it in a recreational way and not to win money at all cost.
6. Walking in a flea market
In the era of shopping centers, these flea markets became “irrelevant”, however, great products and sellers that have a personality you’ll love are there. Seeing a flea market with your friends can be a unique experience.
With a simple walk you can enjoy the benefits of fresh air, physical exercise, the company of your friends, and all of this without spending a penny.
8. Bike riding
If your city was built thinking in bikes, than pick yours and go for a walk with your friends. Don’t know how to walk? It’s a good pretext to start learning then!
There are days where the entrance for museums is free, there are several cultural masterpieces that you can see with your friends and maybe learn somethings regarding your ancestors’ past.
This one might seem as a strange suggestion, but skating represents some of the happiest moments in our youth. Why not try to remember those moments?
11. Wine tasting
Tasting wine can be a great pleasure, good aromas and a quiet environment. If you can enjoy this context, try it with some friends that are not aware of it.
12. Local music
Some bands often held free gigs in order to increase their popularity, listening to music is always a relaxing activity.
13. Sight seeing
Not all cities have this possibility, but if you have do it! Watching your city from a higher ground is relaxing.
14. Standup comedy
There are several comedians that do it for the sake of the art; going to a simple bar to listen to great jokes can increase your humor.
15. Watching the stars
The lights in the cities of makes it impossible to see the stars, walking to a place to admire the skies can be very relaxing.
16. Volunteer service
Challenge your friends to help the others, it’s very rewarding!
Pick your sled or some plastic and make the most of it if you have snow near your city!
18. Go to the beach
Sun, sand, sea, swimming, strolls, seagulls, all of these are available depending on the season, but the beach will always replenish the energy within our bodies.
A nice picnic is perfect to create excellent interaction with nature, try it instead of an expensive restaurant; you’ll see the food tastes even better!
20. Make the most of happy hours
With happy hours you can make the most of one night in a bar and still laughing with your friends, without spending a penny.