The new House of Blues in Anaheim is a place where music feeds the soul, but the food is darn good too. For 25 years, the House of Blues has offered “great music, great food, great vibes.” The newly opened location within the Anaheim Gardenwalk shares the spirit and mission of the House of Blues franchise, yet offers music fans and diners a unique, fresh experience.
This time of year there’s always a handful of people already looking forward to fall. Pumpkin-flavored everything, football games and weather that doesn’t make you want to sit in front of the AC all day certainly starts to sound appealing. However, just because you may be excited for fall that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy the rest of summer, right?
A summertime throwback celebrating its 127th iteration in 2017, the OC Fair continues to surprise and delight locals and visitors year after year. This July and August, under the theme of “Farm Fresh Fun,” the fair pays homage to Orange County’s history of agriculture with new attractions, entertainment and, of course, food. Here, discover the latest additions to this favorite local tradition that runs Wednesday through Sunday from July 14 - Aug. 13.
History has shaped the creative identity of Laguna Beach, from the arrival of masters like Norman St. Clair and William Wendt in the early 1900s to the counter-culture movement and “Christmas Happening” music festival in 1970. Today, the free-spirited city nestled along Pacific Coast Highway is a renowned artists’ colony known for its three premier summer festivals—Sawdust Art & Craft Festival, Art-A-Fair and Festival of Arts—as well as dozens of galleries, museums and theaters.
The arts open the mind to a world of imagination. Across Orange County, the channels of creativity are flowing thanks to the dozens of art galleries that expose visitors to new and interesting forms of expression. Spanning a myriad of mediums, from painting and sculpture to video installations and other digital media, works emerging from these galleries have one thing in common: a desire to communicate their creators’ messages to the viewer. Embark on an exploration of the rich cultural landscape in Orange County with these five top art galleries in Anaheim and the surrounding area.
If you are looking to experience or things to do in the quintessential California vacation destination, look no further than Anaheim, California. Located in sunny Orange County, in the heart of Southern California, Anaheim is a world-class vacation destination.
The day to celebrate and thank your dads has finally come, and what better way to celebrate than some quality time around the table. There’s a little something for every dad at these Orange County spots — from Cuban-inspired paella to an authentic Napoletana pizza, we’ve got you covered.
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.
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.
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!