Looking for something fun to do this July 4th? Maybe something different than just food and fireworks? Want an event that blends family fun, education, and ice cream?

The place to be this July 4th is the Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site Ice Cream Social. The Victorian Circus has come to town and raised their tent on the President’s lawn. To celebrate, the Harrison’s are throwing an Ice Cream Social. Mix and mingle with the circus actors, like the stilt walking Uncle Sam, as well as members of Harrison’s family, staff and friends. 


This event has fun activities for kids of all ages! Admission includes a walk-thru tour of the home of the 23rd President of the United States, visits with enactors, cold, delicious Blue Bell ice cream, games and family entertainment, and live music! Kids fill up their educational “passport” as they learn more about history and have fun as well!

This event is happening Monday, July 4th from 11:00 am to 3:00 pm. The cost is $10  for member adults; $4.00 for member students; or $12.00 for adults; $5.00 for students students (ages 4-11); children under 4 are free.


However, ONE lucky Mom for Less reader will win a family four pack of tickets!


To win, simply go over to the Benjamin Harrison Presidential site Facebook page, and “Like” it. Then leave me a comment letting me know you did so!

This contest will close on June 25th at 11:59pm, and the winner will be chosen randomly.

Happy 4th of July! 


Full disclosure: The Benjamin Harrison Presidential Site is providing four free tickets to the winner of this giveaway. I was not compensated for writing this post, and all opinions are my own.