Online Shopping Saves Black Friday!

Black Friday

November is an insanely crazy month, between Thanksgiving traveling and LOTS of family time, you need a break. You’re going to have to wait though because time waits on no one and Black Friday is right around the corner. Black Friday is one of the biggest shopping days of the year and it can get truly wild. People don’t mess around when it comes to the biggest sales of the year which is why it is truly a blessing that online shopping exists. With online shopping you’ll be able to avoid the terrifying crowds and shop at home in peace, but you will have to be quick with your hands because you’ll spend a lot of time refreshing and typing out your credit card information when the time comes. Things will be gone in a flash, so make sure you’re on it the second things you want go on sale!

Some of the best places to shop online this Black Friday season:

  • Target
  • Walmart
  • Best Buy
  • Amazon
  • Ebay

Have fun!

Venturing Out To Your Local Pumpkin Patch Is Now Easy!

Pumpkin Patch

October is finally here and you know what that means… it’s time to get out there and spread that Halloween cheer at your local pumpkin patch! Sure they might be a ton of different patches all around town, but there can only be one Pumpkin Factory! The experience that you’ll have here is like no other and that’s a fact. The Pumpkin Factory has been around for years and with good reason! It sure knows how to make and keep people happy! This year at the Pumpkin Factory you’ll be able to enjoy free admission, fantastic rides, slides, ponies for the kids, games that are fun for everyone, food for everyone and so much more. The pumpkins here are family-grown right there on their own farm so these pumpkins are the real deal! So, there you have it. You now know exactly where to go annually from now on!

1025 Westminster Mall,
Westminster, CA 92683
HOURS:
Monday-Thursday: 3PM-9PM
Friday: 12PM-10PM
Saturday: 10AM-10PM
Sunday: 10AM-9PM
For all information, click here: http://thepumpkinfactory.com/pumpkin-patch-westminster-mall-home/

Hiking in Santa Ana

hiking-in-Santa-Ana

Hiking in Santa Ana is a great way for residents to get some exercise, check out these recommended destinations.

El Modena Open Space is a small park where trails offer a great way to explore the outdoors. This trail climbs quickly to about four hundred feet in half a mile. There are great views to see along this hiking trail:

  • Northwest Orange County
  • Santa Anas
  • Catalina Island
  • Palos Verdes Peninsula
  • and downtown Los Angeles

Make sure to bring your camera along for some photos while you hike.

Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve, open every day from seven am to sunset and closed on major holidays, this location offers a great place for local Santa Ana neighbors to get out and enjoy a hike.  The entire park consists of one-thousand acres so afterward feel free to explore other activities as well. The Bay Nature Preserve hike is an easy three miles and about a two-hour duration.  Definitely known for the bay views and wildlife activity, parking is free and dogs are welcomed.

So if you’re looking to hike in Santa Ana, get out today and check out these great locations.

 

Hooray for Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day weekend not only a time to take a break; it’s also a time to reflect on the social and economic achievements of the hard working Americans of the past and present. So clear your mind, relax, and have some fun!

Santa Ana, California has plenty of Labor Day weekend activities! One idea is to celebrate the day of Labor Day at the Santa Ana Zoo! There are special speakers like the Democratic nominee for Governor of California, plus others. The zoo festivities will include free admission to the zoo as well as various fun and games in honor of the hard working families out there celebrating. If you’re wanting to get away from the hustle and bustle of the festivities, you and yours can always take it easy and make use of the Pacific Electric Bicycle Trail going through Santa Ana!

However you choose to celebrate this weekend, we hope you have a fun and safe holiday with those that you love.

Weekend Destinations

Summer is drawing to a close, but that doesn’t mean you can’t fit in a few last minute Weekend Destinations! Santa Ana, CA has plenty to offer for everyone, regardless of age or status!

For the lovers of history and art, check out the Bowers Museum! They always have new exhibits coming and it’s fun for adults and kids alike. Maybe you’re wanting to be outdoors? Look no further than the Santa Ana Zoo! This beautiful home to over 80 species of animals (including the smallest monkeys in the world!) has something for everyone. Or maybe you’re wanting to experience Santa Ana and surrounding area from above? OC Helicopter Tours is your answer! Seeing things from above quite literally changes your perspective!

Santa Ana, CA has plenty to do close by so you can plan your perfect Weekend Destination!

Looking for Live Music? Look No Further

Live Music

Live Music @ The Observatory

Love live music? This weekend at The Observatory there is something going on every night. The Observatory is located in Santa Ana, CA and has nothing but the best in the industry. This venue will knock you off your feet and keep you coming back for more. Get your friends together and get ready for a weekend you won’t forget.

Friday, August 11th, 2017 8:00 pm

Two Feet 8:00 pm

Constellation Room @ Observatory Presents

Time: 7:00pm

Purchase a Ticket

DREAMCAR 8:00pm

Observatory & KROQ Presents

Time: 7:00pm

Purchase a Ticket

Saturday, August 12th, 2017

Betty Who 8:00 pm 

With Geographer
Observatory
Time: 7:00pm

Amir Obe 9:00 pm

Constellation Room @ Observatory Presents

With EMI, Ye Ali

The Constellation Room is located inside of The Observatory.
Time: 8:00pm

Sunday, August 13th, 2017 8:00 pm

Royal Blood

With Welles

Time: 7:00pm

Purchase a Ticket

Venue Information

The Observatory is located at:
3503 South Harbor Boulevard
Santa Ana, CA 92704 (D)
(714) 957-0600   |  

*Quick tip, Parking is $10 (Subject to Change per event) and is cash only*

Live Comfortably at California Palms Apartments

California Palms Apartments

A life of luxury doesn’t need to break the bank. For an affordable living option with all the amenities of high society, look no further than the California Palms Apartments. As a resident at California Palms, you’ll able to avail yourself of two shimmering swimming pools and a fitness center that’s open around the clock to accommodate your schedule. California Palms, with its verdant courtyards, its clubhouse, and its designated barbecue areas provides a scenic backdrop for your hectic social life.

Apartments are available in one-bedroom and studio models, and each apartment comes fully equipped with air conditioning, wood-style flooring, and energy-efficient household appliances. Consider this long list of amenities: from granite countertops, crown molding, and private balconies to convenient furnishings like microwaves, ceiling fans, and dual-pane windows, the apartments at California Palms offer a unique blend of luxury, affordability, and practicality.

Conveniently located near the 22 and 405 freeways in Santa Ana, people who stop by for a tour tend to never want to leave. Whether you’re a young professional, a student, or just a couple of romantics, California Palms provides the kind of practical elegance that makes you feel right at home. If you’re looking for all the frills of the posh life at a fraction of the cost, call to schedule your tour at California Palms today.

Top Summer Activities in Santa Ana

With summer here, it’s time to start thinking about which fun summer activities you’re going to do. Are you more interested in doing something with friends and family or using the summer to reconnect with yourself? Your city’s filled with tons of activities that are sure to keep you stimulated, relaxed, or whatever it is you’re actually seeking. Here are the best places in town to check out this summer:

El Maguey Bar & Billiards
Address: 2058 S Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Hours: Open today · 1PM–2AM
Phone: (714) 557-7870

Round1 Amusement
Amusement center in Santa Ana, California
Located in: MainPlace Mall
Address: 2800 N Main St #1100, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Hours: Open today · 10AM–2AM
Phone: (714) 619-6840

Lucky Strike Orange
Mod bowling spot offering many lanes, a lounge, dancing & regular DJs, with a 21+ policy at night.
Located in: The Outlets at Orange
Address: 20 City Blvd W, Orange, CA 92868
Hours: Open today · 11AM–2AM
Phone: (714) 937-5263
Menu: places.singleplatform.com

Where will you treat yourself to some much-needed fun this summer?

Independence Day 2017: Best Destinations in Santa Ana to Buy Fireworks

Independence Day is a wonderful opportunity to celebrate the freedoms we’ve been granted because of our soldiers. Do something fun for your family this Independence Day by taking them somewhere near you that has a fantastic firework show going on. Or if you prefer more of a hands-on experience, buy some fireworks for your family to try it for itself. Here are the best Independence Day destinations in Santa Ana to get fireworks:

Phantom Fireworks Stand
Fireworks store in Buena Park, California
Address: 7930 Beach Blvd, Buena Park, CA 90620
Phone: (714) 576-6159

TNT Fireworks Stand – Buena Park FFA
Fireworks store in Buena Park, California
Address: 8510 Commonwealth Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621
Hours: Open today · 9AM–5:30PM
Phone: (714) 992-8778

What will you to celebrate Independence Day in Santa Ana this year? Will you go see fireworks or have some fun buying your own? No matter what you do, you’re bound to have a great day if you spend it with friends and family.

Fun Summer Activities to Try in Santa Ana

The great thing about summer is that everyone’s in a better mood and there are a ton of fun things around your city to do. Maybe you already have a certain routine you like to get into the for the summer, but why not challenge yourself to do something different? If you need some inspiration on things to do near you, check out your city’s Parks and Recreation page:

Santa Ana Parks Recreation
City government office in Santa Ana, California
Address: 26 Civic Center Plaza, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 571-4200

Make this summer different by challenging yourself and your kids to try new things. Santa Ana is full of fun summer activities that are fit to entertain the whole family. Don’t just stay at home, although as tempting as it may be, and get sucked into a Netflix binge. Life is short- get out there and try something new. Start planning your summer today!