Universal Studios Hollywood Holidays

Holidays in Los Angeles and Orange County is the most wondrous time of the year with so much to see and so much do! It may be because it doesn’t snow or get terribly cold so we are always searching for all the Christmas feels. If you are in the Hollywood area, you don’t have to drive very far to enjoy all the festivities at Universal City. Universal Studios will surely brighten up the season with all things Grinchmas and a whimsical and celebratory tree lighting ceremony. With the new release of the film, “The Grinch”, the timing is just perfect. Harry Potter brings us “Christmas in the Wizarding World … READ MORE

SMALLFOOT Movie Comes to Blu-ray + Giveaway!

SMALLFOOT is a movie about a Yeti community that is hidden from the rest of the world. They have important rules that they must follow that are literally written on stones. One day Migo (Channing Tatum) witnessed a plane crash-land near their village. He tries to tell the truth but ended up challenging a stone which gets him banished. As he uncovers more of the truth, he is faced with a difficult decision to stay honest and put everyone’s lives in danger, or continue to lie to keep them all safe. My family and I were enjoyed this film. SMALLFOOT is about friendship and trusting others. It’s funny and cleverly … READ MORE

Disney On Ice Presents “Dare to Dream” – Coming Soon!

Disney On Ice presents “Dare To Dream” brings us five courageous Disney Princesses to perform this holiday season from December 13th – January 6th! Hosts Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse takes audiences on an expedition across raging seas and snow-covered mountains in this action-packed extravaganza with the beloved characters from Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”, “Frozen”, “Tangled” and “Cinderella” PLUS for the first time in a live production, it features Disney’s “Moana”! STORYLINES: In her Disney On Ice debut, Moana will go in a high-seas adventure with demigod Maui, to save her island and discover her true identity. Join Belle as she fearlessly befriends the enchanted castle staff and reveals … READ MORE

Laguna Playhouse – BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE Dec 5-30

Directed by Tony-nominated Sheldon Epps, and choreographed by “La La Land’s” Mandy Moore, BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A CHRISTMAS ROSE is sure to delight children of all ages! This modern version of the classic fairytale brings all the magic of the traditional British family Holiday Panto to American audiences. In this interactive experience, the audience is encouraged to CHEER for Belle, BOO for Gus and sing along with popular songs such as the Bee Gees’ “Staying Alive,” The Chainsmokers & Coldplay’s “Something Just Like This,” and Edith Piaf’s “La Vie En Rose.” Laguna Playhouse Artistic Director Ann E. Wareham, Executive Director Ellen Richard and Lythgoe Family Panto (LFP) are thrilled … READ MORE

SeaWorld San Diego – ‘O Wonderous Night’ Performances

The older my kids get, the more questions they ask! Every year they start to understand a little more that the meaning of Christmas is not just Santa delivering presents, but they still believe. We were pleased to learn SeaWorld San Diego brought back, “O Wondrous Night“. The live musical performance is the story of the birth of Jesus told through the eyes of the animals. The thirty minute show is narrated by storytelling puppet animals who all claim they are responsible for the birth of Jesus. It features more than 30 carols, beautiful storytelling puppets and live majestic animals, including camels, a donkey, llamas, sheep and doves. This show first premiered at … READ MORE

Knott’s Berry Farm New Years Eve

Still looking for a family-friendly New Year’s Eve solution? Ring in the New Year at Knott’s Merry Farm! The countdown includes special fireworks, live entertainment, and special extended hours for the one-night event. Say goodbye to the final moments of 2018 at Knott’s as the park celebrates with memorable festivities including Merry Farm seasonal performances throughout the day on December 31st. There will be a family-friendly comedian, live bands, swing dancing, and more! Party hats and noisemakers will be given to all until they run out. This nighttime extravaganza offers the perfect setting for family and friends to come together and create new memories by starting a new tradition by celebrating … READ MORE

Festival Ballet Theatre THE NUTCRACKER Ticket Giveaway!

Create holiday memories for your family by sharing the magic of the cherished classic, “The Nutcracker”! Festival Ballet Theatre’s breathtaking, family-friendly production features vibrant scenery and dazzling costumes, which make this age-old tradition sparkle like new. Get swept away by Tchaikovsky’s iconic score as the Sugar Plum Fairy while brave Clara and a cast of hundreds take you on a magical journey to mystical lands. This full-length traditional production is choreographed and directed by Festival Ballet Theatre’s Artistic Director, Salwa Rizkalla, and features world-renowned guest artists, FBT’s professional company dancers, and exceptional young talent from across the Southland. They will be performing at Irvine Barclay Theatre from December 8 through … READ MORE

Knotts Berry Merry Farm

Knotts Merry Farm – Entertainment Show Guide

There is a lot to see and do this time of year in Southern California, and I love it! Knott’s Berry Farm has been transformed into Merry Farm spreading Christmas cheer for all to enjoy. The park is jam-packed with shows and holiday festivities including an ice skating show, meet your favorite PEANUTS Pal, daily Christmas classic performances like A Christmas Carol and The Gift of Magi, Christmas Carolers, a Calico tree lighting ceremony, and “A PEANUTS Guide to Christmas”. You’ll also be able to shop the Christmas Crafts Village, visit with Santa, and indulge on festive treats and delicious eats. Certain times of the evening, it starts to “Snow … READ MORE