Aquarium of the Pacific – Discounted Late Nights this Summer

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach California is home to more than 11,000 animals. Visit during Discounted Late Nights this summer from 5:00 pm until 9:00 pm on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday nights (plus July 4th until 10:00 p.m. and Labor Day 9/2 until 9:00 p.m.) from June 21st to September 1, 2019 and experience the new Pacific Visions wing with discounted admission! For just $19.95 per person, you’ll have access to the entire Aquarium except Lorikeet Forest. Discounted Late Nights will also take place on two major summer holidays. On July 4, the Aquarium will be open until 10:00 p.m., and on September 2, Labor Day, the … READ MORE

DUMBO Home Movie Release + Giveaway!

We received a sample copy of this movie and will be sending a Blu-ray copy to one lucky reader! Director Tim Burton has done an amazing job transforming Disney’s beloved classic, DUMBO, to life! Now fans can watch it over and over again in the comfort of their home when it becomes available on Digital, 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray and DVD! It will include never-before-seen bonus features, deleted scenes, Easter eggs and bloopers. Own it June 25, 2019! DUMBO Cast and Crew:  DUMBO is directed by Tim Burton (“Alice in Wonderland,” “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory”) from a screenplay by Ehren Kruger (“The Ring,” “Ghost in the Shell”), and produced by Justin … READ MORE

Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm

Summer at Knott’s Berry Farm just got more lively! Not only can you be the star of your own show as Ghost Town Alive! returns, but there’s a new white water attraction in Calico River Rapids as well as a nighttime party in Knott’s Summer Nights! An all-new adventure awaits this summer at Knott’s! Whether you are there for the roller coaster rides, food, shopping, or the shows, you’ll want to get the most of your day by grabbing an Entertainment Show Guide upon arrival. New! Calico River Rapids Just on the outskirts of Calico, a new expedition awaits eager explorers with the debut of Calico River Rapids. The raft … READ MORE

Upcoming Summer Events at LEGOLAND!

Heroes Weekend Presented by NFPA In honor of the brave men and women who serve as every day heroes, LEGOLAND California is hosting a Heroes Weekend to celebrate from Friday, June 14th through Sunday, June 16th! Event activities include: A heroes pop badge challenge Character appearances with LEGO Officer Brickhouse Build and race LEGO® City police and fire vehicles to the finish line See the action-packed new LEGO City 4D: Officer in Pursuit movie Learn how to be safe this summer with fire prevention tips, brought to you by National Fire Protection Association Giveaways and more! For more information on National Fire Prevention, click here. Fourth of July Celebration – Red, White … READ MORE

CircusTrix OC Summer Pass Special + Giveaway!

CircusTrix is the largest operator of extreme indoor recreation parks in the world and has over 300 parks worldwide. We have one right here in Orange County which opened up about a year ago. Your friends and family will have a blast as they run through CircusTrix OC’s enclosed 50,000 square-foot facility in Mission Viejo! Wall Climbing, a Ninja Obstacle Course, Extreme Dodgeball, Trapeze, Aerial Silks, and AirDunk are just to name a few! If you love keeping your kids active during the summer, CircusTrix OC is now offering a summer special to keep their bodies moving. Get the details below and enter below for a chance to win passes at … READ MORE

CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY Musical Comes to Orange County!

Based on the highly popular 1964 children’s novel written by British author Roald Dahl, the National Tour of CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY will be performing at Segerstrom Hall on May 28 through June 9, 2019!  This award-winning hit is directed by three-time Tony Awards winner Jack O’Brien and featuring Noah Weisberg as the mysterious chocolate maker, Willy Wonka. The title role of Charlie Bucket will be alternated between Henry Boshart (age 10), Collin Jeffery (age 11) and Rueby Wood (age 11). CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY follows the story of the eccentric world-famous chocolate maker, Willy Wonka, and the opening of his mysterious chocolate factory to a select few of … READ MORE

Laser Quest Birthday

Written in collaboration with Laser Quest. Lately my son has been into Nerf wars and laser gun battles so I thought LASER QUEST would be the perfect place to host his birthday party. We all had a BLAST! It wasn’t just for kids, because I invited parents to play too, and they later told me they were not expecting to play, but glad they did! We all played at our own pace. Some teamed up and some ran around solo. In one of the games my husband and I ran around laughing. Luckily Laser Quest in Mission Viejo at the Kaleidoscope was available on the date we needed. The two … READ MORE

DINING: New WR Kitchen by Wood Ranch

WR Kitchen & Bar by Wood Ranch will open its first location in Laguna Niguel (The Center at Rancho Niguel, 28061 Greenfield Drive) on Monday, May 6th with a second location set for Fall 2019 in Carlsbad (The Square at Bressi Ranch, 2668 Gateway Road). Keeping their focus on serving delicious high quality food at an excellent value, this new energetic casually-upscale environment concept wants to get time-challenged guests in-and-out quickly or they can leisurely stay and dine. Featuring a wood-fired open kitchen, they will offer an a la carte menu for more options to customize portions and now with a wider price range to accommodate every budget.  How to … READ MORE