Freixenet Presents, Night of the Living Dead!

It’s no secret that I ADORE movie screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Especially the Halloween screenings. I mean, horror movies in a cemetery? It’s perfect!! The only thing that makes it better? Free alcohol. This year’s final showing of the season was sponsored by Freixenet, and all of the guests were given free bottles of…

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This Is Halloween! Hiking to Pumpkin Rock

High in the hills of Norco overlooking the Jurupa Valley and the 15-freeway lives the iconic Pumpkin Rock. This hike is a seasonal favorite for locals, and it’s the perfect way to get into the Halloween spirit! I recently went on this hike and wrote a piece on it for Weekend Sherpa, so I won’t…

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40th Anniversary Screening of “The Rocky Horror Picture Show”!!

Since its release in 1975, “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” has become a cult classic. With a strange and bizarre plot, iconic characters, flashy costumes and oddly catchy songs, this movie has gathered a devoted following over the years. In honor of its 40th anniversary, Hollywood Forever Cemetery did a screening of “The Rocky Horror…

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Mickey’s Halloween Party!

All the parts of Halloween I love the most have absolutely nothing to do with scary stuff. Which is why of all the local Halloween events out there, Mickey’s Halloween Party at Disneyland is my favorite! Happening on select dates throughout the month of October, Mickey’s Halloween Party is a special event that occurs after…

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Experience Horrifying Thrills at The Queen Mary’s Dark Harbor!

The Halloween season is upon us! And Los Angeles is packed with dozens upon dozens of fun festive things to do during the month of October, my absolute most favorite month of the year. From fall festivals, to street parties, to haunted theme parks, there is sure to be something for everyone, whether you are…

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Fun at the LA County Fair!

I love the fair. Fried foods, carnival rides, midway games, farm animals, concerts, awesome shopping…and that’s just the standard fair stuff. The LA County Fair also has wine and craft beer tasting, a flower and garden building with beautiful floral arrangements, an art gallery, vintage car show, and fun interactive exhibit halls. This fair is…

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Kayaking Alamitos Bay!

When I heard there was a bay near Long Beach where you could kayak to shops and restaurants, I was more than intrigued. I have done plenty of sea kayaking before, but usually it’s to all the normal places: sea caves, private beaches, etc. But this, was something new and different. And so I grabbed…

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Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory at Hollywood Forever Cemetery!

Odd as it may seem, outdoor movie screenings at Hollywood Forever Cemetery have become synonymous with Los Angeles summers. Yes, that’s right – watching movies in a cemetery. People are actually buried in Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and continue to be buried there today. But before you start thinking this is disrespectful, the movie screenings take…

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John Fogerty at the Hollywood Bowl

To southern Californians, the arrival of summer is marked by a series of events: longer days, bigger crowds at Disneyland, rooftop pool parties at the Standard, and the release of the summer concert schedule for the Hollywood Bowl. Every summer Californians flock to this beloved outdoor music venue to see everything from modern big name…

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