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Get Ready For Frozen Fun at Disney California Adventure!

This January, head over to Disney’s California Adventure Park for a new and exciting Frozen experience. In light of the immense popularity of Disney’s Frozen, California Adventure will be having some Frozen themed fun – but only for a limited time! “Frozen Fun” will begin on January 7th of 2015. If you will be staying at one of the hotels walking distance to Disneyland be sure to head over to catch all the fun!

At “Anna and Elsa’s Royal Welcome” go to the Disney Animation attraction where you will be able to meet the wonderful sisters Anna and Elsa for a royal welcome. While there, you can also learn how to draw your very own snowman aided by Disney artists! Over at The Muppet Vision 3D theater located in Hollywood Land, the theatre has been transformed to look like the Crown Jewel Theatre from Arendelle. During the “For the First Time in Forever – A Frozen Sing-Along Celebration” you can see special appearances from Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff. Learn about the history of Arendelle, some funny stories about the kingdom, and special sing along moments from some of your favorite Frozen songs!

Over at Stage 17 in Hollywood Land is “Olaf’s Snow Fest”. Here you will be immersed in a beautiful winter wonderland with a snow play area and fantastic musical performances. Have fun sliding down snow slides, build a snowman, and meet Olaf. Outside, you can stop at Wandering Oaken’s Trading Post where you can find Frozen inspired gifts such as toys, apparel, mugs, plush items and more.

Later in the evening, head over to “Freeze the Night! A Family Dance Party” located at Hollywood Land. Here, the whole family to gather for a fun time as there will be music, dancing, and lots of other interactive experiences. There will be delicious treats and yummy beverages for all ages. Enjoy the beautiful decorations as well such as an archway made from ice, dazzling lights, and cool photo opportunities.

Have a great time with your favorite Frozen characters starting in January at Disney California Adventure!
Starts: 01/07/2015 08:30 am
1313 Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA

Experience the Magic of the Holidays at Disneyland Resort!

Even though the holiday season is just around the corner, Christmas has come early to Disneyland Park! The holiday season at Disneyland lasts from mid November through January 6, so when you come down to the Park, you will be greeted by a winter wonderland. Enjoy the incredible Christmas decorations, spectacular light shows and special holiday events for those staying in hotel suites near Disneyland. Here are some things to look forward to if you plan on going to Disneyland during the holidays.

A holiday tradition that has been taking place at Disneyland since 1958 is the Candlelight Ceremony and Processional. The Candlelight Ceremony and Processional tells the story of the first Christmas accompanied by music from the Disneyland Symphony Orchestra and mass choirs. A celebrity will then narrate the story of Christmas. Over the years, stars such as Dick Van Dyke, John Wayne and Cary Grant have been celebrity narrators for the event. This year, the event will take place on Main Street, USA on December 6 and 7. There will be two performances nightly, each lasting approximately 45 minutes.

If you decide to go over to Disney California Adventure Park, then you do not want to miss out on World of Color over at Paradise Pier. If you’re not sure what World of Color is, it’s a magical outdoor nighttime color show that lasts approximately 30 minutes. Images appear on a veil of mist from shooting fountains while set to beautiful music. Enjoy a special holiday show when you go over to California Adventure.

If you decide to skip the park completely, head over to Downtown Disney where the whole family can have fun iceskating at Olaf’s Frozen Ice Rink. The ice rink is open from November 13 through February 22, so there is plenty of time to have fun. The ice skating rink is located inbetween the AMC 12 Theatres and the ESPN Zone. From Sunday through Thursday, it is open from 3pm – 10pm and Fridays and Saturdays, it’s open from 3pm – 11pm. Tickets for adults are $17, children ages 3-9 are $15 and if you’re a guest at the Disneyland Resort, you receive a $2 discount!

While visiting Anaheim during the holiday season, don’t miss out on the holiday fun at the Disneyland Resort now through the beginning of January.
Starts: 11/13/2014
Ends: 01/06/2015
1313 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim, CA

Enjoy Festive Fun at the OC Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival!

Are you looking for a fun way to celebrate the festive Holiday cheer? Do you also love trying different craft beers? If so, consider going to the annual OC Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival on December 13 from noon until 4pm. The Brew Ho Ho will be held at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim and tickets are on sale now! So, for those staying close to Phoenix Club Anaheim, come and be a part of this fun and festive event!

The OC Brew Ho Ho is a favorite event in the OC community. It is a festive opportunity for the community dress up, get in the holiday spirit and share a great time with friends, as you test out a variety of beers. At this event, come and try craft beers from over 50 breweries from Southern California as well as from other locations. Over half of the selection being offered will be special Holiday themed seasonal and winter ales! What better way to get into the Christmas cheer than with Holiday craft beers? In addition to the huge variety of beers that you can taste, there will also be delicious foods to snack on, music, fun games such as the jumbo sized Jenga game that stands nearly 5 feet tall and the opportunity to take pictures with Santa Claus!

Tickets for the annual OC Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival are $55, which does not include the additional seller’s fee. Your ticket gets you into the festival and unlimited beer tastings from your 2oz tasting glass. There is also an “Early Bird” Special where you can purchase your tickets for the discounted rate of $44. This price also does not include the seller’s fee and the “Early Bird” special is only available while supplies last. Tickets to the festival do not include food, though you are free to purchase as much food as you like once you are inside the grounds of the festival.

If you enjoy trying new craft beers with family and friends, then participate in the OC Brew Ho Ho Holiday Ale Festival in Anaheim in mid-December.
Starts: 12/13/2014 12:00 pm
Ends: 12/13/2014
Duration: 5 hours:
1340 S Sanderson Ave
Anaheim, CA

Great Attractions to Visit With Family and Friends in OC Near Anaheim!

Staying in Anaheim means that you and your family are going to have a wide variety of fun attractions to visit aside from just the Disney Parks. Here are some examples of great attractions in Orange County near Anaheim that you must visit!

If you are looking for a new way to make going out to dinner more exciting, Medieval Times Dinner and Tournament is exactly what you are looking for. Travel back into the time of knights and epic battles for this all-new show. You’ll be served a delicious four-course meal while also enjoying a live jousting tournament! The food consists of chicken, tomato soup, potatoes, spare rib, garlic bread and even a dessert! There is also bar service available for those 21 and over. Come and meet the King and his daughter, the princess, as Knights joust for her affection. Travel back to Medieval Times where even the building looks like a castle!

If you want your kids to get a hands on learning experience of how fun science can be, plan a trip to the Discovery Cube funded by the Discovery Science Foundation. The mission of the Discovery Science Foundation is to prepare the next generation of those who love to learn! They also aim to promote healthy living and environmental stewardship. Open from 10am – 5pm most days, general admission is $16.95 for adults, $12.95 for children 3-14 years of age, and children 2 and under enter for free.

Bowers Museum was voted the “Best Museum in Orange County” for an incredible 16 consecutive years by The Orange County Register. At this museum, guests can celebrate the diversity of other cultures throughout the world through their various exhibits. Come see art from Native Americans, Africa, The Pacific, South America, Asia, and more including early Orange County history.

The Yost Theater is the oldest theater in Orange County built in 1912. The Yost Theater is used for a variety of purposes today. Live concerts are held here on a regular basis and the venue turns into a nightclub on weekends with live DJs. Visit their official website to see the full calendar of events.

When staying in Orange County, check out these popular and exciting attractions you must visit with your loved ones.
Buena Park, Orange, Santa Ana, CA

Experience the Autumn Splendor at the Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade!

Now that fall is finally here, the city of Anaheim is once again putting on their Fall Festival and Halloween Parade. Be a part of history and this city’s tradition as the community gathers together for a day full of fun activities. For those that already know where to stay near downtown Anaheim, be sure to bring your whole family along for this family friendly event that you will never forget. This year, all the festivities will take place on October 25 from 11am – 5pm.

When you come to the festival, you are sure to have a great time with the rest of the Anaheim community. Some things that you can look forward to is the opportunity to play fun and festive games, as well as stopping by the various craft booths to partake in creative arts and craft activities. In addition to this, you can also walk around and look at the vendors selling a variety of treasures, trinkets and more. As any fall festival knows, there needs to a pumpkin patch and the Anaheim Fall Festival will not disappoint. Walk the pumpkin patch as you, your friends and family pick out pumpkins for decoration and for pumpkin carving! Feel free to dress up your kids in their costumes, as there will be a children’s costume contest! If you have a family dog, bring your dog along as well, as they will be welcomed at the festival. In fact, there will even be a doggy costume contest, so dress up your pup!

The Halloween Parade has been occurring in Anaheim since 1924 and is a time-honored tradition. It is a time for the residents, as well as businesses and business owners, to come together to celebrate this wonderful city. When you come out to the parade, you can see a series of fantastic themed floats and volunteers in costumes to spread the Halloween cheer!

While staying in Anaheim, don’t miss the traditional celebration of the Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade on October 25 with family and friends.
Starts: 10/25/2014 11:00 am
Ends: 10/25/2014
Duration: 6 hours:
902 West Broadway
Anaheim, CA

Have a Fangtastic Adventure at the VamPirates Halloween Spooktacular!

Want to have more than just a typical night out? Bored of simply just going to dinner? If so, you need to attend VamPirates: The Ultimate Dining Experience! VamPirates Halloween Spooktacular at Pirates Dinner Adventure is a dinner where you’ll be served a four-course meal, all while being entertained with a live show. VamPirates will run from October 3 – 31. If you’re staying near Buena Park during the month of October, don’t miss this thrilling dinner event with your friends and family!

When you attend VamPirates, get ready for a show unlike any you’ve ever seen. You’ve been invited to celebrate at the Treasure Bay’s Annual Masquerade Ball where vampire hunters, Randolph and Kate are attending. Randolph and Kate have come to warn all the guests that there are dangers somewhere out in the haunted Secret Cove. Before they can give their message of warning, Captain Sebastian the Black and his crew of Vampire Pirates crash the masquerade ball and kidnap Randolph and Kate! What will happen next? Can Randolph and Kate escape the ghostly ship or will they be the VamPirates midnight snack? Find out when you attend one of the showings of VamPirates Halloween Spooktacular!

To add to the fun, guests of all ages are encouraged to dress up and take part in the costume contest. You can even win a prize! Tickets for adults are $59.95 and children ages 3 – 11 are $36.95. Reservations can be made and tickets can be purchased at the official website. Pirates Dinner Adventure is located at 7600 Beach Blvd., Buena Park 90620. Although show times vary by day, for the most part, Sunday performances start at 6pm, Monday through Thursday performances are at 7pm, Friday performances begin at 7:30pm, and there are two performances on Saturday at 5:30pm and 8:30pm. Please check website for official dates and times.

If you’re looking for an exciting dinner to go to, then check out the entertaining VamPirates Halloween Spooktacular for a fun seasonal event and feast with friends and family.
Starts: 10/01/2014 07:00 pm
Ends: 10/31/2014
7600 Beach Blvd
Buena Park, CA

A Few of the Many Irresistible Reasons to Love the Disneyland Resort!

Disneyland is a magical place for many reasons, and there are countless more reasons to love the Happiest Place on Earth. For those that already know where to stay at Disneyland, here are just a few reasons that make Disneyland a place you’ll want to go back to again and again!

Did you know that the fun of Disneyland continues outside of the Park? At the Downtown Disney District, there is much to do and see, all in the incredible environment that only Disney can provide. Walk through the promenade, where you can shop and get all your souvenirs, eat at some fantastic restaurants or go out for some fun entertainment, like a night at a luxury movie theatre or even a nightclub if you’re looking for a good time!

Another great reason to love Disneyland are all of the opportunities to meet some of your favorite Disney characters! You can meet all the classic princesses, but there’s much more to do than just that. Meet Anna and Elsa from the hit movie, Frozen, when you go down to Fantasyland. Meet with Tinkerbell and her fairy friends at Pixie Hollow. Check out Pixar favorites like Woody, Buzz Lightyear and Jessie at the Pixar Parade. There are even new heroes to meet, such as Thor and Captain America!

If you go to Disneyland, you can’t miss out on one of the most fun events held in the park – Mickey’s Soundsational Parade! Held on Main Street, be sure to experience the great music, talented drumline, the opportunity to see all your favorite Disney Princesses and of course, Mickey Mouse and his friends.

A recent addition that has made Disneyland even more fun is “Fantasmic!,” a new water and light show held on the river in Frontierland. You won’t want to miss it! There are also tons of Disney secrets that you can uncover while at the park. For example, did you know that if you rub the brass apple that is outside of Snow White’s Scary Adventure, you can hear a clap of thunder and hear witch cackling loudly? Try it the next time you’re there!

Here are just several out of the many reasons why people love Disneyland and why you should make a visit to the Park.
1313 Disneyland Dr
Anaheim , CA

Don’t Miss ‘This Moment’ to See Katy Perry at the Honda Center!

Fans of Katy Perry rejoice! The “California Gurls” singer has added a second showing to her Prismatic World Tour at the Honda Center. For fans that are staying in hotels near Honda Center, come out on September 16 and 17 for her fantastic tour, where she’ll be playing the hit songs you love. Get your tickets today!

Tegan and Sara will be the opening act for her stop at the Honda Center during her Prismatic World Tour. If you love Tegan and Sara, that is just one more reason to attend this concert that is sure to be amazing. The Prismatic World Tour is Katy Perry’s way of showcasing her new album entitled, Prism. With new songs comes a whole new concert experience. Katy Perry specifically designed the stage, allowing her to get closer to her fans than she ever has before! Get ready for an epic light show, state of the art presentations and Katy Perry performing center stage.

Katy Perry is an 11 time Grammy nominated artist, who has cemented herself as a pop superstar sensation. Teenage Dream, her second studio album, debuted at #1 in 8 countries and spent a whopping 2 years on the Top 200 album sales chart on Billboard. But, that’s not all, as Katy Perry has broken some fantastic records. She is the only female artist that has had five #1 singles on the Billboard Hot 100 chart, all from just one album. The songs from the album are: “California Gurls”, “Last Friday Night”, “Teenage Dream,” “E.T.” and “Firework.”

Katy Perry was born in Santa Barbara, California on October 25, 1984. She signed to a number of record deals with no success early in her career. In 2007 she signed with Capitol and released a few songs, all of which still did not take off. In August 2010, she released the album, Teenage Dreams, that had the hit single “I Kissed a Girl” which promptly threw her into the spotlight.

Katy Perry fans would not want to miss her Prismatic World Tour performance at the Honda Center in mid-September.
Starts: 09/16/2014 07:00 pm
Ends: 09/17/2014
2695 E Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA

Have a Roaring Great Time at the Walking with Dinosaurs The Arena Spectacular!

Get ready for a larger than life event at the Honda Center. From September 3rd through September 7th, “Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular” will be performing their critically acclaimed production. This family friendly event is great for all ages, especially for anyone that has ever been interested in dinosaurs. Tickets are on sale now, but hurry, Walking With Dinosaurs will only offer 8 performances, so get your tickets now! For those that are fascinated by dinosaurs staying at hotels near the Honda Center in Anaheim, don’t miss this extraordinary event!

Imagine, an incredible set on stage displaying what the earth looked like nearly 200 million years ago. Then, from off stage, emerges the incredible Tyrannosaurus Rex! What makes Walking With Dinosaurs: The Arena Spectacular such an incredible show, is that all the dinosaurs on stage are life size! If you have ever wondered what it would have been like to see the dinosaurs in all their glory, this is the show for you!

The show takes the audience on an incredible journey. Starting with how the universe was first created, you will travel from the Big Bang all the way to the time of the dinosaurs. Mixing education with an incredible performance of life size replicas of dinosaurs, this is something you really won’t want to miss. Other than the Tyrannosaurus Rex, other life size dinosaurs include the Plateosaurus and the Liliensternus from the Triassic period, the Allosaurus and the Stegosaurus from the Jurassic period, and the Utahraptor and the Torosaurus from the Cretaceous period! The largest dinosaur that is represented is the Brachiosaurus, standing at 36 feet tall and 56 feet long from the nose to the tail. There is also an incredible set as you travel through erupting volcanoes, arid deserts, and lush jungles, learning about all the different dinosaurs that live in these environments.

The huge dinosaur recreations are built with incredible technology, so that they appear incredibly life like. It’s truly something you won’t want to miss! Tickets start at $22.50.

If you have a fascination towards the historic race of dinosaurs, then you wouldn’t want to miss the Walking with Dinosaurs: Arena Spectacular at the Honda Center on the first week of September.
Starts: 09/03/2014 07:00 pm
Ends: 09/07/2014
2695 East Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA

Speak Up and Be Heard at the VOICE 2014 Convention!

From August 27-30, the VOICE 2014 convention will be held at the Anaheim Hilton, right across the street from Disneyland. Throughout the convention, attendees can hear panel discussions from some of the most talented voice over actors in the business. If you are interested in getting into the voice over business, this is an excellent opportunity to network, and if you’re not, there are still events open to the general public that you can attend! For those looking for something fun to do while staying in Anaheim, come and attend the exciting VOICE 2014 convention!

One of these events is the Red Carpet reception, which will kick off the VOICE convention. The Red Carpet reception will take place on Wednesday, August 27th and will begin at 7pm. If you have registered for the VOICE convention, this event is included in the package. If you have not registered and would still like to attend, tickets are $30. Light snacks will be available as well as a cash bar on site. Since many of the industry’s top voiceover actors will be present, this is a great opportunity for attendees to meet some of their favorite voiceover stars!

The VOICE Garden Party is definitely a fan favorite event, according to those who have attended the VOICE convention multiple times. The Garden Party is simply a way for attendees to relax, talk, and have a good time. Enjoy the beautiful outdoor scenery and perfect weather as you meet new friends and potentially make new network connections. To close the VOICE 2014 convention, there will be a banquet held on Saturday, August 30th. The banquet is a black-tie optional event, though it is recommended that you take this opportunity to “dress to the nines,” since who knows when your next opportunity to do so will be? At the banquet, guests will be served a delicious meal and the winner of the coveted Community Award will be presented. After the award ceremony, there will be an interview with the surprise celebrity guest! Stay for the after party as you hit the dance floor with great tunes from the live DJ! Tickets are $105. Registered VOICE convention guests can only attend this event or if you are the guest of a registered attendee.

If you’re staying in Anaheim in late August, then mark your calendar for the VOICE 2014 convention to network with professionals in the industry or attend their public events.
Starts: 08/27/2014 03:00 pm
Ends: 08/30/2014
777 W Convention Way
Anaheim, CA