There is nothing better than finding the perfect spot to watch the fireworks on the beach or in one of Orange County's world-famous theme parks. To ensure that your family has the most memorable time—we've compiled a list of the best O.C. fireworks and festivities to celebrate the 4th in style. 

Tags: Disneyland, Fourth of July, Fireworks, Anaheim, orange county

Disneyland® Resort Hidden Mickeys are one more layer for the in-the-know Disney fan to discover during their Disneyland vacation. Typically, a disguised three-circle head of Mickey Mouse, the Hidden Mickey has become a phenomenon among Disney fans and the Walt Disney Imagineers who design the theme parks.

You can find Hidden Mickeys throughout the Disney theme parks. Some are obvious while others are very well disguised.

Tags: Disneyland, Disney Secrets, Disneyland Secrets, Mickey, Hidden Mickey, Disneyland Hidden Mickeys

One of my favorite things about being based in San Francisco is the short flight proximity to so many different adventures!

A 90-minute flight in any direction can transport you to the welcoming waters of sunny SoCal, the earthy green forests of Oregon or the dry, deep deserts of Nevada, on any given weekend. Anaheim had been on my west coast bucket list for quite some time to check out the original Disneyland, but when I finally made it down south to visit my friend AP this Thanksgiving, little did I know how much else there would be to explore.

Tags: Girls OC, what to do in Anaheim, What to Do in Orange County, Girls Weekend Disneyland, Girls Weekend Orange County

With just a few days left to lock down your plans for New Year's Eve— here's a roundup of the top events happening across Orange County.  

Tags: New Year's Eve in Orange County, New Year's in OC, things to do in OC, celebration

Before the holiday season hits full gear—we wanted to arm you with ten ‘must try’ holiday activities in Orange County. Grab your family, friends, or perhaps a visiting out-of-town guest to surprise with an extravaganza of festivities.

Tags: holiday activities in orange county, Disney Holidays, Downtown Disney® Winter Village, Newport Beach Boat Parade

Looking for something chocolatey yet fruity? Bready yet crunchy? Hot...yet cool? Look no further than Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen.

Tags: dessert, Ralph Brennan's, Chocolate dome, Beignets, Chocolate, Caramel
Disney pin trading lanyards

Since 1999, one of the most popular hobbies when visiting Disney® Theme Parks have been the collecting and trading of Disney-themed pins. From Disneyland to Walt Disney World and beyond; fanatics have searched high and low for rare pins of Mickey and other popular Disney characters. Not sure where to start? We've pulled together a few tips to make the case on why you should try pin trading during your next trip to the Disneyland® Resort. 

Tags: disney, Disneyland, Disney Pins, Disney World, Pins, Pin Trading, Downtown Disney

You may think Downtown LA is where it’s poppin’, or perhaps DTSF, maybe even that New York City place we keep hearing about. But ask any happy-go-lucky ORANGE COUNTY native and they’ll cheerfully inform you that Downtown DISNEY is where it’s at!

Tags: Ralph Brennans, Jazz Kitchen, Downtown Disney, Disneyland, Food near Disneyland
Queen Mary's Dark Harbor

Fall is here and all throughout Anaheim and Orange County zombies, monsters, goblins and "not so scary" creatures have invaded theme parks and local attractions. It doesn't matter how old you are and the level of fright, there is something for everyone. So dawn your most festive attire and head to one of these Anaheim and Orange County events this Halloween season.

Tags: Theme Parks, Halloween, Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland, parade

The first weekend of September marks a time to honor all of your hard work by not doing any and having a great time! Whether three days of rest beckons, or a playful adventure is calling, Orange County has a host of perfect options. Here are a few of things we plan to do over the three-day weekend.

Tags: Anaheim, Outlets at Orange, Disneyland, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Knott's Berry Farm, Huntington, Newport

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