OC Fair Deals and Discounts + What’s New for 2019!

The Orange County Fair is back for Acres of Fun! They will have 68 rides and 58 games offering fairgoes a ton of things to do. Ray Cammack Shows (RCS), the Fair’s carnival and midway provider, brought three new rides this year in addition to Titan. Ice Jet in the main carnival is a polar bobsledding adventure and Circus Train and Tea Cups are additions to Kidland. Get in FREE on opening day (Friday, July 12th) from noon to 3pm! There are many ways to save so be sure to check out the schedule and download the apps. Titan, the largest traveling booster ride in the U.S., makes their debut in … READ MORE

Disneyland Pixar Pier is Now Complete!

Post written by me for Disneyland. All opinions are my own. The Pixar Pier at Disney California Adventure celebrates its first year anniversary! With the opening of the new Inside Out Emotional Whirlwind ride on June 28th, the four neighborhoods (Incredibles Park, Toy Story Boardwalk, Pixar Promenade, and Inside Out Headquarters) are now complete. You’ll also find creative food and beverage selections throughout the pier. Pixar Pier’s Neighborhoods Incredibles Park – Inspired by Disney and Pixar’s “The Incredibles”, it also features The Incredicoaster, the fastest attraction at Disneyland Resort. Toy Story Boardwalk – Meet Bo Beep and other characters along the Boardwalk. Rides include Jessie’s Critter Carousel and Toy Story Mania! … READ MORE

OC Zoo – Zookeeper Appreciation Day 7/27

To thank zookeepers for their hard work in caring for the animals at the OC Zoo, the County of Orange and OC Parks is hosting a Zookeeper Appreciation Day on Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Open to the public, come celebrate the efforts of the zookeepers with a fun-filled day of children’s activities including games, crafts and making thank you cards for zookeepers. Learn about the role of zookeepers as they give special treats and toys to the zoo animals. Zookeepers will also be giving special “keeper chats” throughout the day along with a special talk called “So You Want to Be A Zookeeper” at … READ MORE

Pirates Dinner Adventure Has A New Show + Giveaway!

For the first time in 5 years, Pirates Dinner Adventure in Buena Park has an all new show! Along with a whole new interactive story line, guests will also notice a renovated theater, new characters, and new special effects. Up to 150 guests participate in this epic production making it the world’s most interactive dinner show. You’ll notice a stronger female presence and the addition of a live mermaid swimming through the waters that surround the ship. Buccaneers swoop from the rigging of a renovated 18th century Spanish galleon, battling each other with swords, knives, and fists. This new action-packed show is filled with adventure, love, magic, danger, and humor. … READ MORE

Harbor Breeze Cruises Whale Watching + Aquarium of the Pacific

Whale Watching in Southern California can be enjoyed year round. Depending on the migrating season, we can spot them in the waters off the shores of California, however, it is most exciting when we can get as close as possible in their natural environment (by boat). In Orange County, we have several ports to choose from. What makes the one out of Long Beach uniquely different is that they have a partnership with the Aquarium of the Pacific. Not only are the crewmen at Harbor Breeze Cruises (HBC) experienced and professional, they have ocean experts from the Aquarium to help identify the sea animals. Plus their cruise boats are fairly new … READ MORE

Kaleidoscope Center: Kaleido-Kids Summer Events + Movie Nights!

Looking for free summer entertainment for the children? Take the children to enjoy a variety of free activities and entertainment at the annual Kaleido Kids events held at Kaleidoscope in Mission Viejo! The fun events are every Tuesday from 11:30am – 12:30pm, June 18 through July 23, 2019. Note: As they do every year, the final event of the summer, Kaleido Kids Carnival, is a fundraising event to benefit Make-A-Wish Orange County and Inland Empire. The Carnival has raised nearly $56,000 for the non-profit over the last seven years. This event takes place on Tuesday, July 30 from 11am to 2:30pm. Tickets are $10 per person, with all games and activities … READ MORE

Great Wolf Lodge Now Offering Day Passes!

Until now, you can only have access to Great Wolf Lodge‘s indoor waterpark if you have an overnight reservation. Since they’ve been open in Garden Grove, there has been many inquiries for Day Pass options. Of course, the best value is an on overnight because you get two days of waterpark, but what if you’re pressed for time and would like to stop by for a day? For a limited time only (this summer), Guests can now purchase a waterpark day pass starting at $50 per person available at all U.S. resorts this summer! “We believe time together as a family is a precious commodity, and the ability to slip away for … READ MORE

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