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FBT’s The Nutcracker Ballet + Ticket Giveaway!

Experience a magical holiday tradition that is perfect for the whole family. Take everyone to see Festival Ballet Theatre’s The Nutcracker Ballet. 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 this holiday at Irvine Barclay Theatre from December 7 through December 24, 2019! We’re sending a lucky reader to see the performance with two tickets! Get the details below! Location: Irvine Barclay Theatre4242 Campus DriveIrvine, CA Phone: 949.854.4646www.thebarclay.org Guests Artists Include: Tara Ghassemieh Luiz, Festival Ballet TheatreVitor Luiz, Former San Francisco BalletSaturday, … READ MORE >>

Winter Fest OC 2019 Ticket Giveaway!

Post written in collaboration with Winter Fest. All opinions are my own. Winter Fest OC is once again bringing winter fun to Orange County this holiday season! The OC Fairgrounds will transform into a winter wonderland for all ages to enjoy. This year it will feature the “World’s Largest Candy Maze”, all-new Winter Fest Racing Pigs, skating under the stars with two interactive islands, a new 50-foot walk-through Tree of Dreams Christmas tree, expanded daily entertainment from popular children’s cartoon characters to Winter Fest After Dark nightly series with tribute bands and DJs. They will also have new party and event suites available for private rental. Winter Fest OC is … READ MORE >>

Chinese Lantern Festival Returns to Pomona Fairplex This Holiday + Ticket Giveaway!

This November, the Chinese Lantern Festival returns for the holiday season to the Pomona Fairplex with its brand-new illuminated production themed “Blooming Seasons”.  Bigger and brighter stunning lanterns, up to 30 feet high, include an 85-foot-wide lantern arch, 100-yard-long breathtaking Ceramic Chinese Dragon, along with ridable “mythical creatures” children’s rides — all  on display from the Glade to Lagoon at Fairplex Pomona from Thursday, November 21 – Sunday, January 5, 2020. “New for this year, guests will experience a unique light display inspired by nature,” says George Zhao, producer of the Chinese Lantern Festival. “Guests will journey deep into a vast wonderland from exotic flowers, trees, plants, insects, mammals to … READ MORE >>

CircusTrix OC is now DEFY! + Stocking Stuffer Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with DEFY Extreme Air Sports. All opinions are our own. CircusTrix is now called DEFY! They’re known as 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 DEFY’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! Do you have kids that need to burn off energy during the holidays? DEFY is now offering holiday stocking … READ MORE >>

Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids Opens in Lake Forest + Father Son Package Giveaway!

Written in collaboration with Sharkey’s Cuts for Kids. Most recently Sharkey’s Cuts opened a new salon in Lake Forest. We visited during their Grand Opening Day and to our surprise, they can accommodate all ages. Although their market is obviously children, they can cut for everyone in the family (moms + dads)! They have special packages for Father & Son, Mother & Daughter, as well as host Glamour Girl Parties. Children can sit in a Police Cruiser, Frozen Jeep, Race Car, or Fire Engine while watching their favorite cartoons. Older kids can play XBox One or PS4 on 40″ screens. Dads can watch their favorite sporting event, and Moms can … READ MORE >>

Aquarium of the Pacific Upcoming Festivals + Ticket Giveaways!

The Aquarium of the Pacific is celebrating their 18th annual Autumn Festival November 16th and 17th. Enjoy the richness of Asian arts, food, and cultures of Japan, China, Korea, and the Philippines. Immerse yourself in a weekend of diverse learning opportunities and family entertainment, including taiko drumming, acrobats and lion dancers, martial arts demonstrations, origami demonstrations, and much more. Guests of all ages will enjoy cultural storytelling and an array of children’s crafts. Artisans will feature traditional wares for purchase. Heritage Award: Wendy Fujihara Anderson Award Ceremony is on Saturday, November 16 at 1:40 p.m. Wendy Fujihara Anderson is being honored by the Aquarium for her many years of leadership … READ MORE >>

SCARIUM OF THE PACIFIC + Ticket Giveaway!

Do you love Halloween and the Aquarium of the Pacific? Well, here’s another family-friendly Halloween event that you will enjoy. SCARIUM OF THE PACIFIC is an annual event where children can dress up and enter a costume contest, enjoy face painting and magic shows, watch underwater pumpkin carving, listen to spooky storytelling, work on themed crafts, enter a creepy coloring contest while learning about the ocean! This year, the whole family can discover the eerie creatures lurking in the depths while enjoying Halloween activities on Saturday, October 26 and Sunday, October 27, 2019 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. I’m posting a coupon below good for child admissions and a … READ MORE >>

BOO at the Zoo (Santa Ana Zoo) Ticket Giveaway!

If you’re looking for a family-friendly Halloween event this year that’s not super scary, Friends of Santa Ana Zoo are hosting their 29th 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 19; Sunday, October 20; Saturday, October 26; and Sunday, October 27, rain or shine. Guests will have the opportunity … READ MORE >>