Friday, November 13, 2020

Give the Gift of Rubio’s Burrito Box This Holiday Season! #rubios #burritobox

Tacos, Tacos, Tacos, Burrito & a Blanket...


This is my type of Holiday cheer!!!!! It involves one of our favorites... Rubio's nom nom foodie holiday treats.


Warm your spirits and bring a little burrito joy with the Rubio’s Peace, Joy & Burritos Gift Box.


We order rhe family meal pack often so we will try this featured pack for for sure! Festive gifts plus cards to eat.. yes please!


For $39.95, receive a burrito blanket, fuzzy socks, candle + matches, a puzzle & $30 in free entrée cards.


The contents of the Holiday Box will create those cozy, festive vibes we look forward to every year. 


Boxes can be purchased on Black Friday,11/27, at https://rubios-holiday-box.myshopify.com/.


Thursday, November 12, 2020

Winter Fest OC Presents Night of Lights OC #Nightoflightsoc #winterfest

Winter Fest OC is proud to present Night of Lights OC, a magical and immersive holiday lights and winter wonderland drive-thru experience. 


Night of Lights OC begins Thursday, December 3rd and will run every night through January 3rd (excluding Christmas Eve) at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa.

 


From the safety of their own vehicles, guests will be guided through a clearly defined mile-long course featuring over one million lights, themed holiday scenery and characters including Santa (through Dec. 23rd), animated light shows and tunnels synchronized to music through a car radio or smartphone, special effects, a Christmas tree lighting spectacular, and more.

 

Holiday favorite treats such as hot cocoa, cinnamon sugar donuts, and Mom’s Bake Shoppe cookie buckets and brownies will be available before entering the Night of Lights OC experience through a pre-order with online ticket purchase.

 

Entry to the event is through online ticket purchases only at NightOfLightsOC.com. Early Bird general admission tickets are available now starting at $49.99 per vehicle (up to five people) on select nights. Larger vehicle tickets (six to nine people) start at $69.99 on select nights.

 

The press release is below and attached with details, and promotional images/logo can be downloaded here.

 

Winter Fest OC Presents: Night of Lights OC, A Magical One Mile Holiday Lights and Winter Wonderland Drive-Thru Experience

 

Immersive Drive-Thru Light Show Beginning December 3rd Features Over One Million Lights, a Christmas Tree Lighting Spectacular and More at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa

 

Winter Fest OC is proud to return this year in presenting Night of Lights OC, a magical and immersive winter wonderland drive-thru experience running this holiday season at the OC Fair & Event Center in Costa Mesa. From the safety of their own vehicles, guests will be guided through a clearly defined mile-long course featuring over one million lights, themed holiday scenery and characters including Santa (through Dec. 23rd), animated light shows and tunnels synchronized to music through a car radio or smartphone, special effects, a Christmas tree lighting spectacular, and more.

 

“The 6th annual Winter Fest OC is excited to return in a different format in these unprecedented times as the demand from the community has been overwhelming with families looking for alternative ways to still celebrate the holidays,” said Katrina Carlson, executive producer of Night of Lights OC. “Night of Lights OC is an immersive event that allows everyone to safely experience the magic of the season and keep annual holiday traditions alive.”

 

Night of Lights OC begins Thursday, December 3rd and will run every night through January 3rd (excluding Christmas Eve). Entrance begins at 5pm with time sessions available until 10pm (Sunday to Thursday) or 11pm (Friday and Saturday). Santa will make an appearance through December 23rd.

 

“Night of Lights OC is a must-see holiday experience with a Christmas tree lighting spectacular, including a mile-long drive-thru complete with dazzling and animated lights, plus themed experiences with characters and special effects such as snow fall and bubbles,” continued Carlson. “Guests will be transported to a winter wonderland through a Snow Globe, Icicle Playground, Luminary Village, Inside an Ornament and more. Whether it’s a family outing, date night, or girls night, Night of Lights OC is sure to bring holiday cheer to all ages.”

 

Pre Order In-Car Holiday Food Treats

Holiday favorite treats are available before you enter the Night of Lights OC experience through a pre-order when purchasing your tickets. Seasonal favorites include hot cocoa, cinnamon sugar donuts, as well as Mom’s Bake Shoppe cookie buckets and brownies, tamales, Holiday ‘Family 4 Pack’ meals, and much more. Food is available to order online by 10am on the date of admission and will be available to pick-up prior to entering the drive-thru experience.

 

Tickets & Pricing

Entry to the event is through online ticket purchases only at NightOfLightsOC.com. Limited reservations are available per time session and guests are encouraged to buy in advance to reserve their date and time session before they sell out.

 

Early Bird general admission starts at $49.99 per vehicle (up to five people) on select nights. Larger vehicle tickets (six to nine people) start at $69.99 on select nights. Vehicle height is limited to 8 feet or less, due to the light tunnels. Pricing will increase after Early Bird tickets are sold out.

 

Community Heroes Discounts

Every Monday, Night of Lights OC will honor local community heroes with a special $5 off coupon for teachers, military personnel, law enforcement, medical workers and firefighters.

  • December 7th Salute to Teachers: Eligible guests can use the code “TEACH” and bring their relevant Teacher ID for onsite verification.
  • December 14th Salute to Military and Law Enforcement: Eligible guests can use the code “SERVICE” and bring their relevant Military or Law Enforcement ID for onsite verification.
  • December 21st Salute to Medical Workers: Eligible guests can use the code “FIRSTAID” and bring their relevant Medical ID for onsite verification.
  • December 28th Salute to Firefighters: Eligible guests can use the code “FIRE” and bring their relevant Firefighter ID for onsite verification.

 

For more information, visit WinterFestOC.com or follow on FacebookTwitter and Instagram @WinterFestOC.

Monday, November 2, 2020

Knott's Taste of Merry Farm 2020 #TasteOfMerryFarm #knottsberryfarm

Tis the Season... Knott's Berry Farm brings us Taste of Merry Farm!!!!

I am so impressed with how Knott's Berry Farm has been handling social diatance festivities. Bringing us all some normalcy & lifting our spirits bright with things to do safely. 


I am ao excited to visit during Merry Farm. We love being in the park just walking around feeling the seasonal charm, tasting the aweets, treats and eats & bekgn with family.

Here are the deets on all things Taste or Merry Farm...

Knott's Berry Farm is excited to announce a new seasonal food and retail event, this time celebrating the merriest season of all, with Knott's Taste of Merry Farm. While the theme park remains closed, Christmas spirit still shines bright this year with holiday charm brimming out of every corner of the park, as Knott's wondrously transforms with enchanted décor, thousands of twinkling lights, miles of festive garland, and a variety of picturesque holiday settings, all serving as a backdrop to the tastiest holiday foods around.


With over 60 unique food and drink items offered on the tasting card, guests can choose from popular flavors of the season like Fully Loaded Turkey Dinner Tater Tots and Comet's Cinnamon Bun with a Maple Glaze and Candied Pecans, plus options for all dietary preferences. Guests can take care of their holiday shopping at Knott's one-of-a-kind stores filled with exclusive Knott's specialty items or discover rare, handmade, and personalized gifts from over 23 artisan local crafters, including Knott's famous glassblower and chainsaw carver.


The only way to experience the limited time Knott's Taste of Merry Farm is with a tasting card purchased in advance at knotts.com (a tasting card is required for event entry). Scheduled dates are November 20-29, December 4-6, December 11-13, December 18-24, December 26-30, and January 1-3. General Event hours: 12 pm to 9 pm. Select dates event hours: 12 pm to 8 pm on November 29, December 6, December 13, December 24, and January 3.


Adult tasting cards (ages 12+) are priced at $40 (plus tax) and will include five food tastings, and Junior tasting cards (ages 3-11), including three food tastings, are $20 (plus tax). Tasting cards are date specific and must be purchased online at knotts.com or through the Knott's Berry Farm mobile app prior to the date of visit. Knott's Taste of Merry Farm hotel packages are also available at Knotts.com. 


In order to manage proper physical distancing of guests, Knott's Taste of Merry Farm tasting cards will be limited each day and may sell out.


  • Friday, November 20, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, November 21, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Sunday, November 22, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Monday, November 23, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Tuesday, November 24, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Wednesday, November 25, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Thursday, November 26, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Friday, November 27, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, November 28, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Sunday, November 29, 2020: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Friday, December 4, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 5, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, December 6, 2020: 12 PM - 8 PM - SOLD OUT
  • Friday, December 11, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 12, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, December 13, 2020: 12 PM - 8 PM - SOLD OUT
  • Friday, December 18, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, December 19, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM - SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, December 20, 2020:  12 PM - 9 PM
  • Monday, December 21, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Tuesday, December 22, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Wednesday, December 23, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Thursday, December 24, 2020: 12 PM - 8 PM
  • Saturday, December 26, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Sunday, December 27, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Monday, December 28, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Tuesday, December 29, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Wednesday, December 30, 2020: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Friday, January 1, 2021: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Saturday, January 2, 2021: 12 PM - 9 PM
  • Sunday, January 3, 2021: 12 PM - 8 PM


Save 10% as a 2020 Season Passholder!

Note: Tasting Cards are date specific. Be sure to double-check your date chosen carefully. If a date is not available for purchase after clicking Buy Now, it is sold out.


Taste of Merry Farm Hotel Packages!!


Stay at the Knott's Hotel and experience the Taste of Merry Farm, a new outdoor food and retail event celebrating the merriest season of all.


As Low As $60 per person, per night for a group of four adults.


Happy Holidays!! 

Sunday, November 1, 2020

Things to do in Orange County & SoCal for Holidays 2020! #CovidSafe #HolidayFun #ThingsToDoinOC #SantaInOC

Holiday Festivities in Orange County 

Where to see Santa, things to do, Holiday Lights and much more. 


I'll be updating this list as we find things to do from drive though experiences to Santa strolls and more...


* Coming soon WinterFest OC New Lights on Parage style Drive Thru experience at OC Fairgrounds. Details coming soon. 


* Bass Pro Shop Santas Wonderland 

https://www.basspro.com/shop/en/santas-wonderland

* Knott's Taste of Merry Farm- tickets already on sale and will sell out.


https://www.knotts.com/play/events/taste-of-merry-farm

Hotel packages are a great way to experience this tasting fun. 

https://www.knotts.com/stay/knotts-berry-farm-hotel

* Irvine Park Railroad Christmas Train to Santa - Tickets on sale Monday 11.2.20 and will sell out. 

https://www.irvineparkrailroad.com/events/christmas-train/
* Outlets at San Clemente There's more than one way to enjoy Tree Lighting this year! 🎄 Come in-person for a free social-distanced experience OR come to our Drive-In Theatre to watch the Tree Lighting live and then watch ELF from the comfort of your car! 🎥


* Christmas cheer....is arriving early this year!  Cabazon Dinosaurs Christmas in lights and the arrival of Santa Claus begins Friday, November 6, 2020.  They will be open daily 9 am to 7:30 pm with the lights coming on at dark.  Santa Claus will be available for photos 4:30-7:30 pm Thursday's through Monday's.    Sleigh photos available all day.  Digital photo's $10.00 per family with admission. Wafflesaurus Truck will be in Cabazon Friday-Sunday serving delicious desserts and Christmas treats.  Visit their website for more details.  www.CabazonDinosaurs.com


* So cute Tanaka Farms ♡ 
https://www.tanakafarms.com/hikari

Oh and save 10% if you book before December 5 using code: onthegooc 

"Join us for a celebration filled with joy and light! Literally translated, Hikari means light or shine in Japanese, and this holiday season we have really made Tanaka Farms shine with over a mile of twinkling lights! 

As you drive through our 30-acre farm, you will be dazzled by farm-themed lighting from trees, to scarecrows, tractors...even our sugarcane got the holiday light treatment! 

Plus, every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday we have a very special visit from Santa, himself!" 

MONDAY-THURSDAY: $49 per vehicle*
FRIDAY-SUNDAY: $59 per vehicle*
First car enters at 5:30pm. Last car enters at 9pm.

*This event is priced PER VEHICLE with a maximum of 8 persons per vehicle. No limousines, buses, or passenger vans allowed. There is a 9 1/2 foot vehicle height clearance.


MAINPLACE MALL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF 2020 HOLIDAY HAPPENINGS


MainPlace Mall, a three-story super-regional shopping center in Santa Ana, California (www.shopmainplacemall.com/), today announced a series of fun-filled and COVID-safe seasonal offerings, events and activities. From taking photos with Santa in his brand-new holiday home to visiting the more than 200 local artisans in the new Open Market OC marketplace, this holiday season at MainPlace Mall promises to be extra special. Throughout the season, COVID safety precautions including masks and social distancing will be strictly enforced.


Details here https://bit.ly/2TaLF5M

www.ShopMainPlaceMall.com/ 



Winter Fun is Forecasted For Holidays

at LEGOLAND® California Resort! All-New Dining and Retail Experience Nov. 20- Jan. 10

The holiday season is always special at LEGOLAND® California Resort and while the Park is not open, the Resort has created a special experience for its guests to celebrate winter, Holidays at LEGOLAND! Beginning Nov. 20, 2020 through Jan. 10, 2021, children and their families can feel the LEGO® cheer at the Park’s winter holiday retail and dining celebration and enjoy shimmering lights, live entertainment, the famous LEGO Christmas tree, festive decor and more!


During this celebratory time, the Park’s Fun Town turns into a winter wonderland as buildings are trimmed with twinkling lights and holiday décor. Guests will look picture perfect in front of the LEGO Christmas tree, standing 30-feet tall and constructed out of more than 245,000 forest green DUPLO® bricks. Kids may even run into their favorite LEGO® characters such as Santa, Toy Soldier and Gingerbread Man for a friendly socially distanced meet-and-greet. Guests can also enjoy seasonal treats and live music performances, walk around a newly themed Miniland U.S.A and enjoy building LEGO ornaments among other building activities. The fun doesn’t stop there! Families can shop at the largest LEGO retail store on the West Coast, with LEGO ornament sets and other items available at The Big Shop. Plus, guests can extend their fun with the ultimate holiday staycation with an overnight stay at the magical LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel.


Holidays at LEGOLAND is a special outdoor experience and admission can be purchased online for as low as $14.99. Enjoy Holidays at LEGOLAND between November 20 – 29, December 4-6, 11-13, 18-31, and January 1-10. Visit LEGOLAND.com for details and special offers. LEGOLAND California is requiring guests to purchase tickets online in advance to reserve access to Holidays at LEGOLAND for their desired dates and time to visit. Face coverings will be required for all guests three years old and up and staff members. Guests are highly encouraged to visit the Resort’s website for further guest experience and visiting details. For more information visit

www.legoland.com/california

 


* Elf On The Shelf Drive Through Journey 
https://elfontheshelfjourney.com/

Get ready for an all-new, one-of-a-kind immersive experience with The Elf on the Shelf’s Magical Holiday Journey, all from the safety of your own car!

This year Christmas Spirit is running low, so during test flights Santa’s sleigh had to make an emergency landing at Fairplex in Pomona. 



* The Shops at Mission Viejo Santa Photos
Yay! A local opportunity to grab a mall photo with Santa at The Shops at Mission Viejo 

Santa is on his way to The Shops at Mission Viejo! He arrives on Friday, November 27 for safe and socially distanced visits on the Lower level near Nordstrom. Reservations are required. 


Things to Know Before You Go:
 •For everyone's safety this will be a socially-distanced experience 
•Santa and his helpers will be wearing masks throughout the duration of your visit 
•Guests are required to wear masks where mandated by local health authorities and government agencies 
•A reservation is required

https://theshopsatmissionviejosanta.splashthat.com/


More to come...

Wednesday, September 23, 2020

LEGOLAND® CALIFORNIA RESORT TREATS KIDS TO A BRICKTACULAR HALLOWEEN IN MINILAND U.S.A.! #Bricktacular #LegolandCalifornia

Happy Fall fun... safely that is!

LEGOLAND California brings Brick or Treat to a smaller scale that is Covid19 friendly. 

The deets...  LEGOLAND® CALIFORNIA RESORT TREATS KIDS TO A BRICKTACULAR HALLOWEEN IN MINILAND U.S.A.!


Fall is a time for costumes, treats and family fun, and even though LEGOLAND® California is still awaiting approval to open, the Resort is joining in the festivities with an outdoor experience of its own…

Introducing: Halloween in Miniland! Every Friday, Saturday and Sunday during October (Oct. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30 & 31) the Park’s Miniland U.S.A  becomes a not-so-spooky Halloween destination filled with activities, tasty treats and one of a kind LEGO® Halloween décor inviting families to wear their favorite costumes and have safe fun.

Halloween in Miniland features character meet and greets, virtual costume contests, a Miniland scavenger hunt, LEGO building activities, and, of course, a goody bag filled with candy and a LEGO surprise! Families can enjoy savory food options at Smoke House BBQ and NINJA Kitchen and satisfy sweet cravings with LEGOLAND California’s world-famous Granny’s Apple Fries. The treats don’t stop there as families can also take a stroll through The Big Shop to find the latest must-have LEGO sets. 

LEGOLAND® Hotel and LEGOLAND® Castle Hotel will also join in on the Halloween fun with festive décor throughout the fall season! 

Guests visiting SEA LIFE® aquarium will be treated to special Halloween decorations and LEGO models that will be on display underwater in the aquarium’s tanks.

Halloween in Miniland is a special outdoor experience and admission can be purchased online for as low as $12.99. 

Guests are required to purchase tickets online in advance to reserve access to Miniland for their desired dates and time to visit. As guests and employees’ health and safety remain the top priority at LEGOLAND California Resort, guests will experience some differences in Miniland including reduced capacity, cashless payments, social distancing practices and enhanced cleaning regimes. Face coverings (PPE) will be required for all guests three years old and up as well as for staff members. Guests are highly encouraged to visit the Resort’s website for further guest experience and visiting details. For more information, and to purchase tickets to Halloween at Miniland or SEA LIFE aquarium, visit www.legoland.com/california.

Oct. 2-4, 9-11, 16-18, 23-25, 30 &31
Friday: 3- 7pm
Saturday: 10am-2pm or 3pm-7pm
Sunday: 11am-3pm

LEGOLAND® California Resort, Carlsbad
Please call for event details. Get social with #LegolandCA #LegolandCalifornia #BrickorTreat #Bricktacular