So Cal Family Destinations Status

Considering the constantly changing Coronavirus situation and in an abundance of caution, the following theme parks and family destinations have made changes and some are temporarily closing: LEGOLAND® California temporarily closed its theme park, water park and SEA LIFE® aquarium on Saturday, March 14 through March 31, 2020. However, the LEGOLAND® Hotel will remain open during…

2020 Disney California Adventure Food & Wine Festival

Now through April 21, 2020 visitors at Disney California Adventure can enjoy the best of California in food and wine with a purchase of a Sip and Savor Pass. Explore your way through a variety of creative fare and beverages, classes, tastings and dinners. FESTIVAL MERCHANDISE: Stores and kiosks offer food theme related attire, cooking accessories,…

What’s new at Disneyland Resort in 2020

Disneyland Resort in Anaheim is kicking off 2020 with exciting new experiences and special vacation values. For a limited time, park tickets and three hotels in Southern California are offering a Special Ticket Offer for Southern California Residents. Southern California residents can redeem their tickets on any three separate days through May 21, 2020. Disneyland Resort…

Lunar New Year So Cal Celebrations

Were you born during the years 1935, 1947, 1959, 1971, 1983, 1995, 2007? Those years and 2019 are The Year of the Pig. In terms of yin and yang, the Pig is yin. In the Chinese culture, pigs are the symbol of wealth. Here are some fun spots to celebrate your wealth this Lunar New Year:…

Valentine’s Day Fun at Disneyland

Now through February 18, 2019 Disneyland is decorated festively to celebrate Mickey and Minnie’s romance during Valentine’s month. Bring your loved one to celebrate “Love in the Air.” Entering, guests will notice the famous Mickey Mouse pink floral design on the grassy slope below the Disney Railroad station. Inside the Disneyland Park entrance is a “sweethearts”…

Sip & Savor during the Lunar New Year at Disney’s California Adventure

This Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure Park is a multi-sensory celebration now through Sunday, Feb. 17, 2019. Guests have the opportunity to purchase a 2019 Year of the Pig Sip and Savor Pass. It costs $36 for annual passholders, and $39 for non-passholders. The big laminated card is attached to a lanyard to wear it around…

Disney Festival of Holidays Sip and Savor Pass 2018

There are so many fun holiday and seasonal culinary treats at both Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park. Just walking through the parks will appeal to all of your senses in the merriment of decorations, colors and gourmet delights available until January 6, 2019. It’s a foodie paradise at Disney California Adventure Park, especially when…

Disney’s Halloween Time Culinary Delights

Now through Oct. 31, Disneyland and Disney California Adventure offer a culinary crawl of spooky food options. The talented Disneyland chefs are cooking up a Haunted Firehouse chicken sandwich at the Carnation Café on Main Street; an Enchanted Black Rose mousse at the Red Rose Tavern in Fantasyland; and a Mansion Spider bundt cake at…

5 Best Gingerbread Houses in SoCal

1. Winter Wonderland at the Beverly Hills Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel – Come enjoy evening snowfall and a life-size Gingerbread House by Executive Pastry Chef Chris Ford. The talented Chef Ford designed, baked and built a larger-than-life gingerbread house made with over 40 gallons of marshmallows, 9,000 hand cut gingerbread cookies, 3,000 candies and endless…