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

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

Winter Fest OC 2018 Ticket Giveaway!

Winter Fest OC is coming back to Orange County for their fourth consecutive year, and once again they will be bringing winter to the OC, but this time, they are bringing 40,000 square feet of new attractions – It’s bigger than ever! Hosted again at the OC Fair & Event Center, it will offer 18 days of holiday experiences for all to enjoy from December 20th through January 6th. You’ll have to decide what you want you want to do first. Will it be ice tubing, real snow play, festival of lights, nightly tree celebrations with parade, crafts, live entertainment, outdoor ice skating, or carnival games? There is a ton … READ MORE

LEGOLAND California LEGO Tree Lighting Ceremony with Jodie Sweetin!

Holidays at LEGOLAND California Resort is officially open! This year’s special guest, actress Jodie Sweetin, helped Santa pull the switch to light the world’s largest 30-foot tall LEGO Christmas tree at LEGOLAND California Resort’s 16th annual tree lighting ceremony in Carlsbad, California. Sweetin, a mother of two, is best known for her role as Stephanie Tanner on the ABC hit show, “Full House”, and the Netflix hit show, “Fuller House”.  She is also the star of Hallmark Channel’s Countdown to Christmas’ new original movie, “Entertaining Christmas.” Prior to Sweetin pulling the switch to turn on more than 11,000 LED lights, she was presented with a LEGO cupcake ornament as an invitation to return next … READ MORE

Tanaka Farms Holiday Tour + Sanrio Village Select Weekends in December!

The Sanrio and Tanaka Farms collaboration continues through the holiday season as our favorite farm in Irvine, California has added special weekend tours to see Santa in the Sanrio Village! Take a wagon ride around their 30 acre farm to sample winter vegetables. After the tour, take a “Walk through the Seasons” in a winding path filled with Hello Kitty & Friends decor celebrating each of their harvest seasons all leading to the Sanrio Holiday Village. It will be specially decorated for the holidays where Santa awaits, and there will be lots of photo opportunities. The total experience lasts about one hour. Each paying guest receives a limited edition Sanrio button! After your … READ MORE