Featured SoCal Events and Services

Halloween Zoo-tacular Returns to the OC Zoo 10.27 First 100 Children in Costume Receive a Free Gift

The County of Orange and OC Parks are pleased to present the annual Halloween Zoo-tacular at the OC Zoo located inside Irvine Regional Park on Saturday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Celebrate the fall season with festive activities and the animals of the OC Zoo! Families are invited to bring their children to trick-or-treat, explore the zoo during a spooky scavenger hunt and create Halloween … [Read More...]

Los Angeles Haunted Hayride Returns With Massive 10 Year Anniversary Celebration

Thirteenth Floor Entertainment Group is proud to announce the highly anticipated return of the most popular Halloween attraction in the country, the Los Angeles Haunted Hayride. Hailing from the authentically haunted Old Zoo area of Griffith Park, the hayride will be back in full force starting Saturday, September 29th. Tickets are currently on sale with limited pre-sale tickets available until … [Read More...]

Don’t miss the Moms Meet WOW Summit November 2nd-3rd!

“I received this product for free from Moms Meet (momsmeet.com) to use and post my honest opinions. Compensation for this post was provided and this page may contain affiliate links.” Are you a Mom? Are you a Blogger? You won't want to miss this fun event! The Moms Meet WOW Summit is held in Anaheim, CA and is a fun-filled two-day event. Hundreds of moms and mom bloggers attend and I am … [Read More...]

The Habit Burger Grill Serves Up French Onion Charburger October 3rd-November 21st!

     Looking for a delicious Burger to try this weekend? The Habit Burger Grill has you covered! Their New French Onion Charburger is absolutely delicious! But, you have to hurry because it is only available for a short time! I usually go for their Veggie Burger or one of their salads but this sounded interesting and so I just had to try it! My favorite thing about it is the sweet caramelized … [Read More...]

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SoCal City Kids News

Newport Dunes Presents 80s on the Bay: Fright Night, 10.27

Newport Dunes Waterfront Resort is pleased to present 80s on the Bay: Fright Night on Saturday, October 27 from 6:30-10 p.m. Hosted by legendary ‘80s DJ, Richard Blade of Sirius XM and Jack FM, this ghoulishly delightful Halloween themed dance party inside the Big Tent is the perfect way to kick off Halloween weekend in a mystical waterfront setting. Dance the night away to spook-tacular ‘80s … [Read More...]

Pageant of the Monsters Haunted House Returns to Laguna Beach October 26, 27, 28 and 31

Just when you thought it was safe to go backstage…The Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters brings a “monster” of a good time to Laguna Beach! Reviving an event from years past, Pageant of the Masters Director Diane Challis Davy presents the Pageant of the Monsters, transforming the Pageant’s backstage into a Haunted House with an artistic twist. The event will take place on October 26, … [Read More...]

The Great Pacific Airshow and 5th and PCH To Hold Welcoming Ceremony for Performers and Community on Thursday, Oct. 18 in Huntington Beach

The 2018 Great Pacific Airshow, returning to Huntington Beach for the third year and featuring the U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds, will kick off the exciting, popular Airshow with a community event beginning at 6pm on Thursday, Oct. 18 at 5th and PCH in Huntington Beach. The public is invited to this free event to welcome the Airshow performers. The evening will be hosted by KTLA’s Lynette Romero and … [Read More...]

Pageant of the MONSTERS Returns to Festival of Arts Laguna Beach Oct. 2018 Resurrecting at the Festival of Arts this Halloween Season October 26, 27, 28, and 31

Just when you thought it was safe to go backstage the Festival of Arts and Pageant of the Masters brings a monster of a good time back to Laguna Beach. Only returning to the Festival grounds every five years, the Pageant of the Monsters will offer attendees a frightfully fun time with ghoulish tricks, treats, and “spook-tacular” art surprises October 26, 27, 28 and 31, … [Read More...]

Tips on How to Have a Relaxing Holiday

Even the most relaxing of holidays, like spa getaways and poolside vacations, might not necessarily be as relaxing as you think or hope they’re going to be when you book them. To make a holiday truly stress-free, you have to resolve to do a number of things yourself. If you want to actually relax on your next holiday, then you have to put that work phone down, you need to leave all of your … [Read More...]

Featured Products

Spooky Pasta for Halloween!

Candy and other sweets are big on Halloween but what about some other healthy suggestions for dinner perhaps? Here are a few healthy pre-trick-or-treating recipes to enjoy this Halloween - Pumpkin Ricotta Lasagne, Black Bean Spaghetti with AFRAID-O Sauce and Garlicky Black Bean Spaghetti Spoons with Deviled Eyes made pasta from our friends at Explore Cuisine! All Explore Cuisine pastas are … [Read More...]

Halloween Must-Haves!

 Welch's Halloween Fruit Snacks are a must this Halloween! The Welch's Fruit Snacks Halloween-themed box and pouch have custom graphics with fun shapes including a bat, witch, ghost, haunted castle, and pumpkin – perfect for trick or treating, lunchbox treats or parties. RETAILERS: Welch's® Mixed Fruit Halloween Fruit Snacks are available nationwide at Walmart, Target, Walgreens, … [Read More...]

A6/A4/A3 Thermal Laminator by Sarki is a Must-Buy!

       Looking for a Laminator that is easy to use? I love the A6/A4/A3 Thermal Laminator by Sarki! It is super easy to use and even looks quite stylish! It has a two roller system and a jam release switch. I really like that it has an automatic shut off function and that it warms up super quick! As a homeschooler, I can see so many uses for this product! I absolutely love it! I'm in … [Read More...]

Looking for Halloween Decorations?

       I love Halloween time and decorating! I recently received some really fun and spooky decorations. These scary faces were easy to cut out and display around the house! (Frames not included). I love this Jack Skellington Jack-o-lantern? It's great to put inside or outside on your porch! And, if you are looking for Party Favors..I love the Tattoos for the little ones and the … [Read More...]

Paw Patrol Pumpkin Stencils and More!

It's time to get ready to carve some pumpkins! Go all out this year with one of the most fun, lasting Halloween traditions. Our Paw Patrol Pumpkin Stencils are the perfect way for you and the kids to create a masterpiece this year! You and the rest of the family are bound to find a stencil that you love for decorating your pumpkins this year. From Cars to Up, we have stencils from various … [Read More...]

HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 on Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on October 9th! Have a fun Halloween themed Movie Party!

It's that time of year! It's Fall and Halloween is almost here! Hotel Transylvania 3 will be available on a Blu-ray™ Combo Pack and DVD on October 9th! How about having a fun Hotel Transylvania themed party with the kids? Check out this cool recipe! How about a sleepover? https://youtu.be/4Qvr5ksfaJc I received an exclusive HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 Movie Night Kit ( All items in the … [Read More...]

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Celebrate World Teachers’ Day with the Goliath Games Giveaway! Special SoCal City Kids Giveaway Opportunity too!

In honor of World Teachers’ Day, Goliath Games would like to recognize educators for their critical role in developing young minds. Goliath has launched a giveaway for five winners to receive a 14-game prize pack – 7 games for home and 7 games for their child’s classroom. Celebrate World Teachers’ Day by entering the Goliath Teachers’ giveaway. Open to US and Canada, participants have the … [Read More...]

Looking for Halloween Candy? R.M. Palmer has you covered!

    R.M. Palmer has some new tasty treats for Halloween 2018!  These confections offer great taste, vibrant packaging, and frighteningly excellent value. Included in this year’s Halloween line are these spooktacular products: I think my ultimate favorite may be the Yummie Mummies! Imagine white chocolate flavored candy with peanut butter! Yum! A white chocolate shell filled with creamy … [Read More...]

No Need to Choose Between Bacon, Ham or Sausage…Dunkin’s New All You Can Meat Breakfast Sandwich Has Them All Sweet news: Brand will serve free Donut Fries with each Iced Coffee purchase from 2 to 6 PM October 5 – 7!

Special October offers include two Bacon, Egg & Cheese breakfast sandwiches for $5 all day, and Iced Coffee for only $2 from 2 to 6 PM! Meat lovers have met their perfect match at Dunkin’. No longer must ordering a breakfast sandwich force a furious compromise over which one and only one classic meat to enjoy, as Dunkin’ is now bringing bacon, ham and sausage together into a single sandwich … [Read More...]

Aquarium of the Pacific’s Fourteenth Annual Southeast Asia Day Celebrates Vibrant Local Communities Giveaway Opportunity!

Dance, music, and crafts from Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos, Indonesia, and Myanmar transform the Aquarium into an international destination  Live performances of traditional music and dance, and cultural craft demonstrations and displays, will help transform the Aquarium into an international destination during its fourteenth annual Southeast Asia Day. During the festival children can … [Read More...]

Media Reviews

It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown (music from the soundtrack) by Composer/Performer Vince Guaraldi Available for the first time ever on CD and digital Halloween Giveaway Opportunity!

    CD OFFERINGS INCLUDE AN INTRODUCTION FROM PEANUTS EXECUTIVE PRODUCER LEE MENDELSON AND LINER NOTES FROM PEANUTS HISTORIAN DERRICK BANG One of the most sought-after soundtracks in the beloved collection of music from the iconic Peanuts animated TV specials, It’s The Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown is being made available for the first time ever on Friday, October 5 via Craft Recordings. … [Read More...]

Spooktacular Halloween Fun -“Happy Haunted Halloween” by Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies

Chicago's most energetic band that rocks for kids, the award-winning Mr. Singer & the Sharp Cookies, goes all out for the season of ghosts and goblins with their fourth album, Happy Haunted Halloween, set for release on October 5, 2018. With plenty of treats and maybe a few tricks up its sleeve, Happy Haunted Halloween offers something for everyone who loves Halloween: spooky songs about … [Read More...]

First Man: The Man Behind One Of The Most Famous Events In Human History

On the heels of their six-time Academy Award®-winning smash, La La Land, Oscar®-winning director Damien Chazelle and star Ryan Gosling reteam for Universal Pictures’ First Man, the riveting story of NASA’s mission to land a man on the moon, focusing on Neil Armstrong and the years 1961-1969. A visceral, first-person account, based on the book by James R. Hansen, the movie explores the sacrifices … [Read More...]

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Beauty and Fashion Corner

Olay Foaming Whip Body Wash is a Must-Try!

This breakthrough shower foam will change everything you think you know about foaming body wash. While other foams quickly dissolve into a watery solution that washes down the drain, Olay Foaming Whip lathers instantly into a thick and luxurious foam that literally defies gravity. Where other foams fall, Olay Foaming Whip flips. The difference A first-of-its-kind foam that envelops skin in a rich … [Read More...]

Fall Beauty Must-Haves from Rimmel London!

Fall is almost here even if it still seems like Summer! Here are some new beauty must-haves from Rimmel London! Wonder’fully Real Mascara is my new favorite to-go-to Mascara! It really makes my eyelashes look fuller! I like the brush on this one and I love that it is affordable! Retails for around $5.99 and easily found at Target and other retailers. It's available in Black, … [Read More...]

Mangiacotti’s Mini Lip Repair is a Beauty Must this time of year!

Are you looking for Lip Care with a very simple ingredient list? I finally found one! Introducing Mangiacotti’s Mini Lip Repair a trio of 1.5 inch travel sized, on-the-go, non GMO, ALL Organic, all-natural lip balms. These miracle lip treatments provide a subtle surface shine and crazy soft and supple feel while penetrating deep into the dermis to hydrate, nourish, moisturize and protect … [Read More...]

I love the Gracieux Beauty Super Fruits Antioxidant Masque! This one is a Beauty-Must-Buy!

  Looking for a great Facial Masque that has natural & organic ingredients and leaves your skin feeling clean and softer? I just love the Gracieux Beauty Super Fruits Antioxidant Masque! My skin actually feels smoother! They combine Blueberry, Cranberry, Oregon Grape, Bayberry, Cayenne and Seabuckthorn. I am truly impressed with the natural ingredients in this Masque. It's super … [Read More...]

Pet Corner

Have a Pet who refuses to wear a complete Halloween Costume? How about a headband? WholeSale Halloween Costumes has you covered with these adorable Pet accessories!

Snowball the Cat as Princess Leia! Do you have a Pet who refuses to wear a complete Halloween costume? There's no way I am getting my Cats in anything other than something that goes on their head. It also helps if Snowball is half asleep. But, she actually seemed to like being Princess Leia! You can find this adorable Pet costume at https://www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com/ My other cat … [Read More...]

Max, Oct. 18th Pet of the Week!

What is Max thinking? We can’t fathom what's in his mind, but he seems bewildered by having been suddenly left at the shelter. Max is 14 years old, and his owner had him all those 14 years, so we’re bewildered, too. He’s the most affectionate guy—he gives head kisses and is sweet as can be. He was an indoor cat and lived happily with adults, kids and dogs, so he’d be perfect for someone who wants … [Read More...]

Personalizedcart is the site to check out!

Looking for a Personalized Collar for your Pet? Personalizedcart has you covered.  I received a really cool Pet Collar for our Pup Bink! I just love the quality and the colors. They also have Pet Tags that can be personalized. What I really love about this site is that they have wonderful gifts for everyone on your list! There are gifts for women, gifts for men and such a variety of personalized … [Read More...]

Celebrate with Fido’s Fresh Halloween Looks from zulily!

Looking for Halloween costumes for your pets? For those who find it too “ruff” to be away from Fido this All Hallows’ Eve enter zulily –  the online retailer known for its unique and fun assortment of pet and animal-themed merchandise, has rounded up this year’s top-selling pet Halloween costumes! From Ewok-adorable to mythical mania, we’re not “lion” around when we say these are must-have … [Read More...]