We’re coming up on the end of 2018, and Orange County will soon be filled with partiers ready to welcome in the new year! Whether the year before was good or bad, New Year’s Eve promises a new start and a clean slate. There is something so special about finding yourself at a new beginning, with the infinite possibilities before you! And the celebrations of New Year’s are some of the most fun you’ll have all year! Here are a few ways to get down on New Year’s in Orange County.
What a time to be alive! In past generations, going out for a beer meant going to the closest watering hole, ordering a generic beer, and swigging back whatever brownish beverage was given. Today, we live in a golden age of craft breweries, where beer is finally given the respect it deserves.
Every year, Orange County residents sit down to watch Christmas movies, and they are shown feet of snow, people wrapped up in parkas and scarves, and ice skating on frozen ponds. We are told that Christmas time is always cold and white. It can sometimes feel like we are not getting the full Christmas experience when it is in the low 70’s in late December. If you have felt this way, there is hope! Surrounding yourself with Christmas spirit is the best way to fill yourself with the joy of the season. Here are our favorite way to have a holly jolly December around Irvine.
With the holiday season upon us, travel will be a more and more important aspect of our daily lives. Flying home to families, family flying home to us… Whether you’re coming or going, it is easy to get overwhelmed with the planning and execution of a successful trip. And how often do we stop to look at how we are getting there? At the miracle that is air travel. And at the history of the very methods we use to get from one place to another. Today, we want to take a look at our nearby gem, John Wayne International Airport.
For some, Thanksgiving is a holiday drenched in long-held family traditions. They go to the same family home with the same people to enjoy the same feast and activities. For others, Thanksgiving is a time to try new activities and make new friends. For this latter group, we have your back. There are plenty of opportunities to get out of the house and find fun. And maybe one of these events will become your new yearly tradition! Here are some Thanksgiving activities for you to explore this year.
We’re heading into the season of fall feasts and holiday gatherings. That means potlucks and picnics where you will be expected to show up with festive goodies to share. For some, the challenge of making delectable treats is their favorite part of the holiday season. For everyone else, it is a source of anxiety. Well, worry no more, because with these Irvine bakeries, you’ll be the star of any holiday get together. From bread to brownies, cookies to cakes, and pastries to pies, you’ll find treats that will have everyone make you what they are thankful for this Thanksgiving.
While most people associate Orange County with palm trees as far as the eye can see. But guess what, there are plenty of deciduous trees around (hello, it’s Orange County), so we will get to participate in the great fall tradition of leaf watching! The yellows, oranges, and reds of Autumn are one of the many reasons it is a lot of peoples’ favorite season.
As we creep closer to Halloween, or maybe as it creeps closer to us, It’s time to get your home in Fall shape. And when it comes to decorations, homemade crafts can make the most impact. A couple weeks ago, we gave you the best places to find a pumpkin in Irvine. You might even be able to find some ingredients for your DIY decorations at those farms. Here are some easy, creative knick-knacks that will make your home feel like an Autumn paradise.
Irvine is just far enough out of Los Angeles to have its own identity, but still close enough to be a part of the Entertainment Capital of the World. One of the benefits of that is the thriving comedy scene right here in Irvine! When you’re looking for a fun night out, a comedy show is the perfect idea. Whether it is a bachelorette party, a birthday, graduation, or just a random Tuesday, going out and having a laugh is almost always just what is needed. Here are the best comedy clubs in Irvine for your night on the town.
With Halloween coming up fast, it’s time to get your home spookified and ready for a visit from the ghosts and ghouls of All Hallows Eve. Of course, no Halloween display is complete without the jolly grin of a Jack-o-Lantern, and for that, you need a prime pumpkin the perfect shape for carving. For that, you will want to go to one of Irvine’s many pumpkin patches and farms. Lucky for you, we’ve gathered our favorite ones into a convenient list for you. Here the best places for pumpkin party fun!