Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival 2016

For the last 10 years or so, Amy and I have attended the Queen Mary’s ScotsFestival & International Highland Games. The annual ScotsFestival & International Highland Games XXIII will be held this year on February 13-14 from 9AM-6PM. It is held each year on Presidents Day weekend. You will be able to experience the rich culture and history of Scotland first hand through an array of authentic activities, athletics, dancing, entertainment and cuisine that truly honors the Queen Mary’s Scottish {Read More}


Winter Fest ~ Bringing the Winter to the OC

We are excited to be visiting Winter Fest at the OC Fair & Event Center tomorrow night. Winter Fest is a whimsical family-fun holiday getaway that features unlimited ice tubing down a 130-foot, six-lane ice slide known as Snowflake Summit, massive ice skating rink, where skaters circle the ice while beloved holiday films play on the theatre-sized projection screen in the background, reindeer viewing and feeding, experience the world’s largest walk-through ornament, visits with Mr. & Mrs. Claus in the North {Read More}


Laguna Playhouse A Snow White Christmas

On Thursday, December 3, 2015 Amy and I were excited to attend the opening night of a very special holiday event, A Snow White Christmas. Lythgoe Family Productions presents an updated version of the classic tale, A Snow White Christmas at Laguna Playhouse in Laguna Beach. This entertaining musical peformance was performed in the style of a traditional British family Panto which brought an evening of family-friendly magic, with a comedic twist, dancing with “So You Think You Can Dance” {Read More}


Queen Mary’s Chill 2015 | The Ice Kingdom

CHILL® returns to The Queen Mary November 20th and is open until January 10, 2016. WHAT IS CHILL®? CHILL® is The Queen Mary’s annual frozen holiday event highlighted by The Ice Kingdom, an awe-inspiring 13,000 sq ft walk-thru exhibit that drops to a numbing 9 degrees inside featuring larger-than-life ice creations some towering over 2.5 stories tall and made using over two million pounds of ice. CHILL® also features a six-lane Ice Tubing, Ice Skating, live music, holiday carolers and {Read More}


Our Day at Big Bite Event’s Bacon Fest at the Queen Mary 2015

Come on down and get your bacon on! #bigbitebaconfest #queenmary #longbeach #California #bacon #hungry A photo posted by California Travel Girls (@californiatravelgirls) on Aug 1, 2015 at 10:51am PDT Today we went to the Big Bite Event‘s Bacon Fest at the Queen Mary. It was such a well-organized event. The samples were filling. The lines were great. I think there were only a couple times that we really had to wait at all. All of the vendors were very friendly {Read More}