Big Air OC Trampoline Park Laguna Hills Birthday Party Survival Tips

Trampoline parks are not new in Orange County, and they are popular for birthday parties among the children. After been to several, I’ve noticed they’re all similar but have differences too. They all want to be family-friendly, accommodate play dates for small children, host teen nights and fundraiser nights for local schools, and they all want to be everyone’s birthday destination. Let’s take a look at Big Air Trampoline Park in Laguna Hills for example. I believe they were the first ones to open a trampoline park in Orange County. I’m not talking indoor bouncy houses but trampolines. I remember when they first opened in 2013, it was new and … READ MORE

Knott’s Spooky Farm – Daytime, Non-Scary, Family-Friendly FUN!

While young children under 13 are not recommended for the frightful nights of Knott’s Scary Farm, they can still enjoy all the season has to offer in a daytime, family-friendly, non-scary version designed just for them on weekends in October as well as Halloween Day at Knott’s Spooky Farm! There are plenty of interactive spooky fun throughout the park including Trick-or-Treat stations, live shows, costume contest with the Peanuts gang, and a Dia De Los Muertos Celebration. It is included with regular park admissions so you’ll also have access to all the rides.    2018 Knott’s Spooky Farm Activities: New charming photo opportunities are at the Main Gate as soon … READ MORE

Knott’s Scary Farm – What’s New for 2018!

What do you most fear? If you can think it, Knott’s Scary Farm will arouse your deepest, darkest fears and bring them to life! Enter with sharpened senses and prepare to meet your worst nightmares. Being the largest and most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California, Knott’s Scary Farm delivers unimaginable scares and innovative thrills since 1973 and continues to make the most twisted delusions come to life. Unlike most dreams, Scary Farm is a nightmare you can’t wake up from. With 14 haunted attractions and more than 1,000 horrifying creatures lurking in the fog and hiding in every corner of the park, nightmares never end at Knott’s Scary Farm. You can … READ MORE

LEGOLAND California: Guide to Brick-or-Treat Party Nights

This year LEGOLAND California Resort transforms into a monster mash bash for the ultimate family fun during its Halloween celebration. Presented by Disguise Costumes, Brick-or-Treat Party Nights Halloween celebration, takes place every Saturday night starting Sept. 29th and through the month of October (Oct. 6, 13, 20, & 27) at 5 pm with more Park fun after dark! Guests can visit 16 Treat Stations, collect specialty items such as LEGO commemorative brick, LEGO Life Magazine containing a special gift, and enjoy a bonus treat station inside SEA LIFE aquarium! Brick-or-Treat nights are extremely popular! Plan ahead and get all of the details of the event in advance by downloading the LEGOLAND app! 2018 Activities New this year, Frankenbrick’s Lab, … READ MORE

Santa Ana Zoo: BOO at the ZOO

If you’re looking for a family-friendly Halloween event this year that’s not super scary, Friends of Santa Ana Zoo and BPO Elks Santa Ana Lodge #794 are hosting their 27th annual BOO AT THE ZOO located at the Santa Ana Zoo, “Home of the 50 Monkeys”! It is one of Orange County’s longest-running Halloween events, providing a fun, safe, and family-friendly event for trick-or-treaters and children of all ages. We went a few years with other family members, and we loved it! The event takes place from 5:30 PM to 8 PM on these four dates: Saturday, October 20; Sunday, October 21; Saturday, October 27; and Sunday, October 28, rain … READ MORE

Hello Kitty Grand Cafe Opens at Irvine Spectrum

Sanrio Hello Kitty fans rejoice! The much anticipated Hello Kitty Grand Cafe at the Irvine Spectrum Center will open on Friday, September 14, 2018! They’re offering all the Hello Kitty Cafe favorites with a new Afternoon Tea and Cocktail Service! This will be the first of its kind in the USA featuring dual experiences (a fast casual cafe setting as well as a private reservation-only afternoon tea and cocktail service). I know I’m excited for both as my friends and I are always looking for unique experiences to celebrate special occasions. Plus Hello Kitty is loved by all ages. New! Adding to the popular Hello Kitty Cafe menu offerings, exclusive … READ MORE

Keys on Main Interactive Dueling Piano Bar

Looking for a night out with friends but something uniquely different? My friends and I had a triple date night most recently at Keys on Main at the Triangle in Costa Mesa. None of us knew what to expect, but we all had a blast! Have you been to an interactive dueling piano bar? We got there early to get a good table near the stage, and we found song request forms at our table. I didn’t know what to select and thought a classical song would do. Wrong! As the night progressed, my song selections kept changing. Preferred song requests should be upbeat and high energy, not put everyone … READ MORE

Aquarium of the Pacific – Discounted Summer Late Nights

The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach California is home to more than 11,000 animals. If you’re still looking for something to do this summer, the Aquarium is offering discounted admission on select nights in August for those who wish to visit during Discounted Summer Late Nights for $14.95 after 5:00 pm. The entire Aquarium except Lorikeet Forest will remain open until 8:00 pm (see available dates below). Guests can explore the new Tentacles and Ink exhibit featuring a day octopus, see the baby seal, and dive into the Aquarium’s 20th anniversary celebration with new films, selfie stations, contests, and more. Additional nights will be added throughout the summer. Guests can also delve … READ MORE