Jun 16, 2017

MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! AGE OF HEROES - TICKET DISCOUNT


Playing throughout SoCal from JULY 7-23, 2017 AT STAPLES CENTER, CITIZENS BUSINESS BANK ARENA, and HONDA CENTER.

Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure MARVEL UNIVERSE LIVE! Age of Heroes. 

So parents grab your little super heroes and head to the nearest box office and get your tickets for this fabulously fun show where the iconic Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man and The Avengers are joined by the Guardians of the Galaxy, including Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket and Drax, in a legendary battle to defend the universe from evil.



Jun 8, 2017

2017 OC FAIR - READ & RIDE PROGRAM (FREE RIDES!)



Doesn't get any cuter than a cow licking an ice cream cone, does it? Love it!

Almost as much as I love the fair and all the fantastic food it has to offer. Funnel cakes...yummy.

There's a lot of fun to be had at the 2017 OC Fair - especially for fellow bookworms. We'll have tons of games, entertainment and delicious treats. But don't worry, parents – there will be amazing learning opportunities too.

One such opportunity is the Read & Ride program. Perfect for bookworms – or kids who need a little extra motivation to pick up a book – the program is simple: read two books and get three free carnival rides! 

How to participate in Read & Ride

1. Read two books.
2. Write a brief summary (approximately 25 words) of each book.
3. Bring the completed form to Centennial Farm's information booth.
4. Ride three carnival rides! 

The Read & Ride program is open to children ages 5 to 11. Five-year-olds may draw pictures instead of writing a summary. Completed forms must be signed by a parent or teacher, and children must be present to redeem the form for ride tickets. Only one form per child per day; a maximum of two forms may be submitted during the run of the 2017 OC Fair. 


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The 2017 OC Fair is July 14 through Aug. 13 and will offer 23 days and nights of entertainment, food, rides, shopping, exhibits and more. The Fair is open Wednesdays through Fridays from noon to midnight, and Saturdays and Sundays from 11 a.m. to midnight
For more information, visit ocfair.com.

Jun 1, 2017

Marvel Universe Live! Age of Heroes - Tickets on Sale



Super hero action, thrills and drama will soar, smash and burst into arenas across the country starting this summer with the debut of the all-new action-packed adventure Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes. The iconic Marvel Super Heroes Spider-Man and The Avengers are joined by the Guardians of the Galaxy, including Star-Lord, Gamora, Groot, Rocket and Drax, in a legendary battle to defend the universe from evil. The newest production from Feld Entertainment, the world’s leading producer of live touring family entertainment, will make it’s world premiere in Los Angeles at STAPLES Center on July 7, 2017.

Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes will be playing throughout Los Angeles from July 7–23, 2017 at STAPLES Center/Los Angeles, Citizens Business Bank Arena/Ontario and Honda Center/Anaheim.

Tickets are now on sale for all SoCal shows – tickets start at just $25!


“Our tremendously talented creative team and a nearly super human cast, have created a show that brings the grandeur of Marvel to life,” said Juliette Feld, producer of Marvel Universe LIVE! “Age of Heroes creates an experience that immerses families in non-stop action, creating movie-style thrills and jaw-dropping stunts that showcase the powers of your favorite Super Heroes right before your eyes.” 
Called on by Doctor Strange, the Guardians of the Galaxy join Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes on a momentous crusade against the scheming Nebula who teams up with the conniving and loathsome villains Loki and Green Goblin. The incredible superhuman forces of Iron Man, Thor, Black Panther, Hulk and Black Widow will unite in clashes that pit student against mentor, sister against sister and brother against brother.
Immersive video projection and cutting-edge special effects will captivate and transport audiences across the universe from the fantastical Savage Land to New York City and beyond. Spider-Man and Wasp’s dynamic aerial stunts along with Captain America’s daring motorcycle skills will be on display in the ultimate race against time to save mankind. 
“I’m extremely excited to work on Marvel Universe LIVE! Age of Heroes and bring the talents and powers of these amazing characters with such dimensionality to life,” said Marvel’s chief creative officer, Joe Quesada. “Audiences will be on the edge of their seat as they witness the outrageous stunts and fight sequences in truly a unique experience that puts fans at the center of the action.”

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L O S A N G E L E S

WHEN: Friday, July 7 – Sunday, July 9
o Friday, July 7 7:30 PM
o Saturday, July 8 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Sunday, July 9 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM

WHERE: STAPLES Center – 1111 S. Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
TICKETS: Tickets start at $25 each
Tickets available for purchase online at AXS.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office.
*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.

O N T A R I O

WHEN: Thursday, July 13 – Sunday, July 16
o Thursday, July 13 7:00 PM
o Friday, July 14 7:00 PM
o Saturday, July 15 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Sunday, July 16 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena – 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764
TICKETS: Tickets start at $25 each
Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office.
*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.

A N A H E I M

WHEN: Thursday, July 20 – Sunday, July 23
o Thursday, July 20 7:00 PM
o Friday, July 21 7:00 PM
o Saturday, July 22 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Sunday, July 23 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM

WHERE: Honda Center – 2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
TICKETS: Tickets start at $25 each
Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office.

*Ticket prices subject to change; tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.


Nov 16, 2016

RUDOLPH THE RED NOSED REINDEER: THE MUSICAL (TICKET DISCOUNT)


TIS THE SEASON FOR RUDOLPH THE RED-NOSED REINDEER LIVE ON STAGE AT DOLBY THEATRE IN LOS ANGELES ON DECEMBER 23RD AND 24TH

The “most famous reindeer of all” from the longest running and highest rated holiday television special will be live on stage with the critically acclaimed Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical at Dolby Theatre on December 23rd and 24th for 4 performances. Following two successful years of touring North America, the world’s most famous reindeer and a holly jolly cast of iconic characters including Hermey the Elf, Yukon Cornelius and the Abominable Snow Monster will help Santa save Christmas during three North American tours visiting more than 50 cities this holiday season. 


In 1964, the beloved stop-motion animated television classic, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, made its network television debut delighting audiences across the country. “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical is rapidly becoming a tradition for generations of children and adults and we are so excited to bring the show to fans in Hollywood,” says producing partner Jonathan Flom.
Projections, costumes and characters will be faithfully brought to the stage against a backdrop of nostalgic set designs. The cast brings high energy to classic songs and dialogue, while irresistible and loveable puppets highlight the charming “roughness” from the television show’s stop-motion effects. Flom says, 
“We address all of the familiar story elements from the television special with a talented cast and puppeteers who help recreate the magic on stage. Since the special itself is a classic musical, the stage show does not feel at all like an adaptation and audiences are surprised and delighted when they hear full performances of additional iconic songs associated with the TV special, such as “Fame and Fortune” and “Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.”
The story tells the tale of a young Rudolph who, because of the appearance of his bright, shining nose, is excluded from the Reindeer Games. He flees Christmastown and meets up with new friends Hermey the Elf and Yukon Cornelius.  After finding The Island of Misfit Toys, Rudolph journeys home, where a snowstorm of epic proportions is threatening Christmas. Can Rudolph rescue his family and friends and help Santa save the holiday?


Rudolph’s partnership with PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center continues this year. A new illustrated storybook, T.E.A.M. Rudolph and the Reindeer Games, will be available this year only at the stage show performances and other locations where Rudolph is appearing, such as at theme parks, zoos, aquariums and science centers. A portion of the proceeds from all sales of the books will be donated to PACER.

SHOW INFO
The national tour -- a “holiday staple” (The Boston Globe) and an "utterly charming, top-notch production" (Orlando Sentinel) – kicks off November 14.
LIVE ON STAGE SHOW – December 23 and December 24.

Tickets range from $38-$104 and can be purchased at the Dolby Theatre Box Office (6801 Hollywood Blvd. Hollywood, CA 90028), through all Ticketmaster outlets, or by calling (800) 745-3000. 
*NOTE: Children ages one and older require a ticket.



For more information, visit www.rudolphthemusical.com.



Disclosure: SoCal Blog will be provided with complimentary tickets to see the show in exchange for posting information on the event. 

Nov 14, 2016

Odysseo by Cavalia - Coming To SoCal This Week




Odysseo marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects at never-beforeseen levels. A veritable revolution in live performance, Odysseo comprises a list of superlatives: the world’s largest touring production and traveling big top, the biggest stage, the most beautiful visual effects, and the largest number of horses at liberty.  

Odysseo features 65 horses of 11 different breeds of horses, riders, acrobats and musicians as together they embark on a soulful journey from the Mongolian steppes to Monument Valley, from the African savannah to Nordic glaciers, from the Sahara to Easter Island. 


WHAT: Odysseo by Cavalia
WHEN: Returns to Orange County for the 2016 holiday season: From November 16 to January 8
WHERE: Under the White Big Top in Orange County at the junction of the I-405 & the SR-133 in Irvine
TICKETS: Available at www.cavalia.net and by calling 1-866-999-8111.
Tickets are priced from $29.50 to $254.50 + applicable taxes and fees.
Special pricing & packages available for groups, children (2-12), juniors (13-17) and seniors (65+).



Nov 7, 2016

Harvest Festival Art & Craft Show: POMONA - ticket giveway


HARVEST FESTIVAL® ORIGINAL ART & CRAFT SHOW
PERSONALIZES HOLIDAY SHOPPING AT THE FAIRPLEX IN POMONA
December 2-4

Ho, ho, ho!  Homemade holiday bliss comes to town when the annual Pomona Harvest Festival® Original Art & Craft Show gets underway at the Fairplex December 2-4 with more than 300 exhibitors ringing in the season with dazzling, handcrafted items. Aglow in holiday décor, the Fairplex is transformed into a winter wonderland  “shop fest” complete with live entertainment, strolling entertainers, crafting demonstrations, contests, and a Kidzone.

Over the past 44 years, the Harvest Festival has grown to become recognized as the largest indoor arts & crafts showcase on the west coast. The nation’s finest artists and crafters come together in this juried showcase to celebrate the holiday season. Making even Santa’s helpers envious, shoppers can choose from a festive array of 24,000 items never found in malls.  Exhibits are brimming with jewelry, ceramics, blown glass, woodcarvings, clothing and accessories, holiday décor, ornaments, specialty foods, furniture, kids toys, and more, all at unbeatable prices. Many artists can personalize purchases for the perfect gift.



“Your stress-free yuletide adventure begins the moment you walk through the door,” says Nancy Glenn, Harvest Festival event veteran and new owner. “We work year round to put together an exciting celebration that unites Festival goers with the artists who share their passion. It makes holiday gift giving more of a special, personalized experience.”  Tickets are good for the entire weekend so Festival goers can keep coming back for more.

WHAT
Pomona Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show

WHEN
December 2 - 4

WHERE
Fairplex Expo #4 @ 1101 West McKinley Avenue, Pomona, CA 91768

HOURS
Friday 9 am - 6 pm; Saturday 10 am - 6 pm; Sunday 10 am - 5 pm

TICKETS
Adults: $9, Seniors (62+) $7, Military (Active/Retired/Veteran) $7, Youth (13-17) $4, kids 12 & under are FREE
Parking $10

DONATE
Bring non-perishables for donation for Foothill Family Shelter to receive $2 admission discount.

INFO
General info and tickets are available at www.harvestfestival.com or call 925-392-7300.

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TICKET GIVEAWAY

One reader will win a family 4-pack of tickets to attend the Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show in Pomona. 


How to Win;

- Leave a comment stating what your favorite thing about the holiday season is.


Giveaway will end on Monday, November 21 @11:59 pm (pst). Winner will be chosen at random and contacted via email. Winner has 48 hours to claim prize or a new winner will be chosen. Tickets will be mailed to winner via USPS.


Disclosure: SoCal Blog will be provided with complimentary tickets (to attend and giveaway to a reader) to the Harvest Festival in Pomona in exchange for posting information on the event. 

Nov 4, 2016

ODYSSEO BY CAVALIA: TICKETS ON SALE NOW




The majestic show is back in OC and you can get your tickets now!

Odysseo marries the equestrian arts, stage arts and high-tech theatrical effects at never-beforeseen levels. A veritable revolution in live performance, Odysseo comprises a list of superlatives: the world’s largest touring production and traveling big top, the biggest stage, the most beautiful visual effects, and the largest number of horses at liberty.  Odysseo features 65 horses of 11 different breeds of horses, riders, acrobats and musicians as together they embark on a soulful journey from the Mongolian steppes to Monument Valley, from the African savannah to Nordic glaciers, from the Sahara to Easter Island.






WHAT: Odysseo by Cavalia
WHEN: Returns to Orange County for the 2016 holiday season: From November 16 to January 8
WHERE: Under the White Big Top in Orange County at the junction of the I-405 & the SR-133 in Irvine
TICKETS: Available at www.cavalia.net and by calling 1-866-999-8111.
Tickets are priced from $29.50 to $254.50 + applicable taxes and fees.
Special pricing & packages available for groups, children (2-12), juniors (13-17) and seniors (65+).


Nov 2, 2016

DISNEY ON ICE presents WORLDS OF ENCHANTMENT: Tickets on Sale




Rev up for non-stop family fun with four of your favorite Disney stories when Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment comes to the Southland. 

This action-packed ice spectacular showcases beloved characters from Disney•Pixar’s Cars, Toy Story 3, Disney’s The Little Mermaid plus the enchanting Academy Award®-winning Frozen. Produced by Feld Entertainment, Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment is performing from December 15 through January 8, 2017 in Los Angeles (STAPLES Center), Anaheim (Honda Center), Long Beach (Long Beach Arena) and Ontario (Citizens Business Bank Arena).

Thrill to high-speed stunts and high-octane fun, as Lightning McQueen, Mater and the crew of Disney•Pixar’s Cars race across the ice. Dive into adventure with Ariel from Disney’s The Little Mermaid, as she explores her undersea kingdom. The toys are back in town with heroic action when Buzz, Woody, Jessie and the Disney•Pixar Toy Story gang escape Sunnyside Daycare in a daring adventure to get back to Andy’s room. Plus, enter the wintery world of Arendelle with sisters Anna and Elsa and pals Olaf and Kristoff from Disney’s Frozen as they learn that true love comes from within.

Plus, get warmed up for the show right in your seats with exclusive dance moves taught by the mouse that started it all during Mickey’s Dance-Along Pre-Show Party, as the Disney On Ice skating athletes remind everyone that getting active can help you be your best! Then you’ll be ready to enter a dazzling world of Disney magic to see some of your family’s favorite Disney moments come to life in Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Enchantment, with dazzling skating, special effects and timeless characters certain to create a lifetime of memories.


L O S A N G E L E S
WHEN: Thursday, December 15 – Sunday, December 18
o Thursday, December 15 7:30 PM
o Friday, December 16 7:30 PM
o Saturday, December 17 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Sunday, December 18 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
WHERE: STAPLES Center – 1111 South Figueroa Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015
TICKETS: Ticket prices start at $25!
Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $15 each on select seating (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)
Tickets available for purchase online at AXS.com, charge by phone at 888-9AXS-TIX or in-person at the venue Box Office. *prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply

A N A H E I M
WHEN: Wednesday, December 21 – Sunday, December 25
o Wednesday, December 21 7:00 PM
o Thursday, December 22 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Friday, December 23 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Saturday, December 24 11:00 AM & 3:00 PM
o Sunday, December 25 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
WHERE: Honda Center – 2695 E. Katella Avenue, Anaheim, CA 92806
TICKETS: Ticket prices start at $25!
Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $15 each on select seating (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)
Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office. 
*prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply

L O N G B E A C H
WHEN: Wednesday, December 28, 2016 – Sunday, January 1, 2017
o Wednesday, December 28 7:00 PM
o Thursday, December 29 7:00 PM
o Friday, December 30 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Saturday, December 31 11:30 AM & 3:30 PM
o Sunday, January 1 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM
WHERE: Long Beach Arena – 300 E. Ocean Blvd, Long Beach, CA 90802
TICKETS: Ticket prices start at $25!
Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $15 each on select seating (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)
Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office. 
*prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply

O N T A R I O
WHEN: Wednesday, January 4 – Sunday, January 8, 2017
o Wednesday, January 4 7:00 PM
o Thursday, January 5 7:00 PM
o Friday, January 6 7:00 PM
o Saturday, January 7 11:00 AM, 3:00 PM & 7:00 PM
o Sunday, January 8 11:30 AM & 3:30 PM
WHERE: Citizens Business Bank Arena – 4000 Ontario Center Parkway, Ontario, CA 91764
TICKETS: Ticket prices start at $25!
Discount Opening Night tickets available for as low as $15 each on select seating (not valid for premium VIP/Front Row seating)
Tickets available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office. 
*prices subject to change; additional venue/ticketing fees may apply


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DISCOUNT

Use code MOM20 and receive 20% off tickets