Brunch — that late breakfast, early lunch meal that somehow makes ordinary eggs and bacon taste way better at noon than at 9 a.m. Brunch is practically a way of life for many Orange County (OC) locals, and why shouldn’t it be? We have some of the best brunch spots in SoCal. From a Cuban-inspired buffet-style brunch to an epic turkey and cheese waffle sandwich, these OC eateries serve up amazing spreads for a perfect lazy Sunday meal.

Tags: BRUNCH, Anaheim Brunch Guide, Anaheim Eats, Anaheim Resturants

Raise those pinkies up high and pull out the fine china because this Mother’s Day calls for treating mother dearest to a lavish spread at a sumptuous tea party. Afternoon tea, paired with a delectable assortment of decadent treats, is a perfect way to spend quality time with mom, and Orange County is filled with some of the best locations when looking to host a dainty tea party.   

Tags: mother's day, Mother's Day Anaheim, Mother's Day Orange County, House of Blues Anaheim

By MaryKTran@LetsPlayOC

Orange County’s largest outdoor water park, Knott’s Soak City in Buena Park, underwent some renovations over the winter/spring and is getting ready to debut two new exciting water slide towers just in time for the grand re-opening this summer!  

Tags: Knott's Berry Farm, Knott's Soak City

Author: Melodi Steinberg

While there is an endless list of restaurants that offer an amazing variety of choices, it is often difficult to find a place with the right balance of options for kids. Fortunately, kids menus have evolved to more than just your typical mac and cheese or chicken nuggets. From Cafe’s to pizza joints to Teppan, here are the best Kids Menus in Anaheim and Orange County.

Mimi’s Cafe

1400 S. Harbor Blvd., Anaheim, CA 92802

Tags: Family Food, Kids Menu, Anaheim, Bubba Gump, Anaheim Gardenwalk

Author: ALLISON HATA

Widely known as one of America’s safest cities, Irvine is a destination that celebrates diversity, culture and fun for all ages. The master-planned Orange County community is home to an emerging global dining scene and innovative entertainment options for parents and children alike. Explore family-friendly eats and activities from Irvine’s carefully curated collection of business that have helped shaped the city’s identity over the last four decades.                  

Tags: Irvine, Family Trips, Southern California, SoCal Getaway, Visit Anaheim

Article By: Mary Tran: Let's Play OC

Tags: Knott's Berry Farm, boysenberry festival, Knott's Berry Farm Boysenberry

When visiting a place that’s as historic as Disneyland, why not stay someplace that also has a great story to tell?

Move over, Las Vegas. Orange County’s selection of live entertainment dinner shows offers loads of variety and unique options for fun family dinners out on the town. Magic, murder mystery, chivalry and adventure are all waiting for you. Immerse yourself in a medieval castle, in the tropical rainforest, at a glamorous hotel and even inside a giant pirate ship. Here are our picks for the best family dinner attractions in Orange County:

Tags: Medieval Times, Medieval Times Family, Family Adventures, Family Dinner, Anaheim Family Dinner

Previously located at Downtown Disney, the House of Blues, has been a hot spot in the center of Anaheim for entertainment. At its new location, at the Garden Walk on Disney Way, the House of Blues is now home at a magical 44 thousand square feet musical majesty of multi rooms with art and history everywhere.

Tags: Anaheim Nightlife, music, Anaheim Music, House of Blues, House of Blues Anaheim

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

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