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!

In addition to swimming along with the cast of Finding Dory and going on a heartwarming adventure with the characters from Inside Out, audiences will venture to wintery world of Arendelle with the cast of Frozen, see the Disney Princesses make their dreams come true, celebrate true friendship with the Toy Story gang, and more!

Disney On Ice presents Follow Your Heart performances will run from December 14 through January 8, 2018 in Los Angeles (STAPLES Center), Anaheim (Honda Center), Long Beach (Long Beach Arena) and Ontario (Citizens Business Bank Arena).

Tickets are available now for purchase online, by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office. Tickets start at $25, with Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $15 each on select seating (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating).*

*prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply

Use offer code MOM20 at checkout, or show the flyer below at the box office for 20% off tickets! (Offer expires 1/8/18)

Hoot N’ Howling Carbon Canyon Night Hike

Come see Carbon Canyon Regional Park in a completely different setting – in the dark! OC Parks’ annual fall/winter night hikes are here again. Park Rangers will lead a hike to the Redwood Grove highlighting the natural wonders of the park only seen at night. Hoot ‘N Howling Night Hike will feature many fun activities, including hot cocoa and cookies, a live animal presentation by the Nature of Wildworks, a hike through the wilderness area.

Make sure you dress for cold weather good shoes for the trail, and bring your flashlight! Event and parking are both FREE. Space is limited. Please e-mail carboncanyon@ocparks.com to register. For more information visit www.ocparks.com/hoot.

For more OC Parks events visit the calendar of events at http://www.ocparks.com/.

Way to Play Day

This month at The second Friday of each month, Pretend City hosts a Way to Play Day to highlight how to make playtime in the museum more educational! Pretend City’s Way to Play Day, they’re focusing on fine motor skills! Join them as their guides highlight how to make playtime in the museum more educational! They will also be offering FREE developmental screenings from their friends at Healthy Smiles and the Good To Go team!

Way to Play Days occur on the 2nd Friday of every month. Good To Go From Head To Toe, Pretend City’s child development initiative, together with their play partners, are available to assist you and answer any questions.

*All Screenings are on a first come, first serve basis; limited spaces available*

 

RSVP not required, and activities are included with $12.50 museum admission, or museum membership.

For more information head to https://www.pretendcity.org/event/way-play-day-2/.

 

Laguna Coast Family Hike

Come and enjoy an easy, 2.5-mile family hike over moderate but uneven terrain (45-ft. elevation gain). Starting at the James Dilley Preserve, we will hike one of the most diverse areas of the park to Barbara’s Lake and back. Hike is led by Laguna Canyon Foundation naturalist volunteers. 

For questions, call 949-497-8324 Mon-Fri or 949-923-2200 Sat/Sun. Registration is required, sign up online at: www.eventbrite.com/familyhike. The event itself is free, but parking is $3 per car.

For more OC Parks events visit the calendar of events at http://www.ocparks.com/.

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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Flowerchild Family Music & Arts Festival Debuts at OC Great Park

Flowerchild Family Arts & Music Festival is making its debut at Orange County Great Park on September 17th, 2017!

The Flowerchild Family Arts & Music Festival, presented by Munchkin, Focuses on pregnancy and family life, blending music, art, and all-ages entertainment and activities. Attendees can discover the newest trends in popular baby brands, participate in a variety of engaging activities for children in the outdoor Munchkin Activity Village, and enjoy an indoor vendor-filled shopping village, as well as live music, and more!

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