The Top 5 Family-Friendly Haunts in Southern California

While many of the amazing haunted houses in Southern California are not recommended for younger guests, there are plenty of pint-size horror fans who would love some thrills and chills too. For those looking for some more family-oriented halloween frights, here is a list of family-friendly haunts in Southern California – in order by age appropriate-ness.


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Winter Fest Returns to Orange County on December 21st!

Orange County’s biggest winter tradition is returning! Winter Fest at the OC Fair & Event Center will run from December 21st, 2017 through January 7th, 2018 – giving families more time in the new year to enjoy the wide variety of wintry activities offered at Winter Fest OC!

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Santa Gets High-Tech at Santa HQ

In partnership with HGTV, three SoCal shopping centers are hosting an interactive Christmas experience – Santa HQ. We were invited to check out the big guy’s arrival at Lakewood Center and enjoy some fun activities and a free photo package.

Santa HQ adds a special twist to your typical mall Santa. In the digital era we live in, it’s only natural that Santa gets an upgrade too! The interactive experience is fun for the whole family, and keeps the kids engaged and in awe while they wait for their turn with the big guy. [Read more…]

Brighten Your Holiday with Magic of Lights in Fontana!

(This post is being shared on behalf of our partnership with US Family Guide.)

During the 2017 holiday season, the Auto Club Speedway in Fontana will transform into a holiday spectacle!

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Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart – Tickets on Sale Now!

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart is coming to Southern California! This year’s ice skating extravaganza features stories and characters from Disney-Pixar’s Finding Dory and Inside Out for the first time in a live production! [Read more…]

Pumpkin City in Laguna Hills is a South Orange County Fall Tradition!

(We were provided with unlimited ride wristbands to enjoy during our visit to Pumpkin City. No other compensation was received.)

Visiting Pumpkin City has been kind of an unspoken tradition in our family since our kids were very small. Our first visit was back in 2009, and we’ve been coming back every year since then. Stop by any evening in October and you’ll see tons of families in coordinating outfits making memories and taking photos just like we do. [Read more…]

Halloween Fun at Knott’s Spooky Farm!

There’s no question about it; Knott’s Berry Farm knows how to do holidays right! So of course we were excited to check out what Knott’s Spooky Farm has in store for families this year. We were provided with free tickets and fast lane passes to help facilitate our review. (No other compensation was received and our opinions are all our own.) Read on to see all the Knott’s Spooky Farm fun!

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Kids Go Free to LEGOLAND!

This is not a compensated post. Just passing along a great deal available to Southern California residents and visitors.

Have you been to LEGOLAND yet this year? Well, if not, now is the perfect time to go!

McDonald’s is running a promotion in their SoCal restaurants right now! Buy a Happy Meal and get a coupon for a free kids’ ticket with paid adult ticket to LEGOLAND® California Resort PLUS your choice of LEGOLAND Water Park or SEA LIFE® Aquarium – a $104 value!

Not going to McDonald’s anytime soon? You can also get FREE admission for kids with this deal from SanDiego.org:

Purchase tickets at LEGOLAND.com/LLCKidsGoFree and Enter Promotional Code 17025. Or you can purchase this offer at a LEGOLAND California Resort Ticket Booth, along with this printed coupon which must be present to receive ticket offer at LEGOLAND. This offer is only valid August 14, 2017 – October 31, 2017.

(Brick-or-treat nights are not included with these deals and require separate admission.)

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There’s a lot of fun to be had at LEGOLAND California. From rides, to interactive activities, to wet and wild fun. With these great deals you can have an amazing day while saving a little money!

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Scarium of the Pacific: Kids in Costume Get in for FREE!

Scarium of the Pacific is back! Read more below or click here to enter to win a family 4-pack of tickets!

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The Great Pumpkin is Coming to Irvine!

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