TURNING MERRY INTO SCARY! SEASON’S SCREAMINGS 2022 REVIEW

*WARNING: SOME EXPLICIT CONTENT AHEAD* Halloween? During the holidays? That's usually the response we get when we tell people about our weekend at the Pasadena Convention Center for Season's Screamings 2022. For some, the idea of combining the wholesome nature of the holidays with the wicked nature of Halloween seems just so odd. For us, …

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UNIVERSAL ORLANDO FOUNDATION GRANTS MORE THAN $1 MILLION TO CENTRAL FLORIDA COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS

To celebrate its longtime partnership with the Central Florida community, the Universal Orlando Foundation this week awarded more than $1 million in grants to 30 charitable organizations. The grants will help provide everything from school supplies to innovative, after-school programming – and more. The grants were announced as the Universal Orlando Foundation enters its 25th year of serving the community. The Foundation gathered 30 community partners at a first-ever, “Celebration of Giving,” event. The event will return in 2023 and become an annual celebration of giving.

Enjoy Unlimited Visits and a Full Year of Knott’s Berry Farm’s Seasons of Fun with a 2023 Season Pass

Knott’s Berry Farm’s 2023 year is jam-packed with a full lineup of Seasons of Fun events, plus all-new fun with the fully reimagined Fiesta Village. With a 2023 Season Pass, guests can enjoy unlimited visits to all the seasonal celebrations to come in the new year, and even sneak in a few trips to Merry Farm before the end of this month.

Grow Your Heart 3 Sizes at Universal Studios Hollywood for the Holidays: Holidays at USH Review 2022

It's no secret that our family loves when the holiday season comes to life in the parks. It's so exciting to see each park put their own personal spin on our most beloved traditions. Some go super traditional and nostalgic, while others could give Clark Griswald a run for his money with their spectacular light displays. Then there is Universal Studios. Universal Studios Hollywood stands out in the crowd by daring to be different. I mean why have Santa when you can have… the Grinch! And seeing the Grinch and visiting Whoville is just where the fun starts! Come along with us as we take you through our family fun day visiting Universal Studios for the WHOlidays...I mean holidays.

Countdown the final hours of the year with a spectacular firework display at Knott’s Merry Farm

The countdown to the New Year is on at Knott’s Merry Farm with special fireworks, live entertainment, and special extended hours for the one-night event. Guests have a chance to say goodbye to the final moments of 2022 at Knott’s as the park celebrates with memorable festivities including Merry Farm seasonal performances throughout the day on December 31st. The enchanting Knott’s New Year’s Eve celebration gives guests front row seats to the final event of the year as the park rings in 2023 with a park wide-party unlike any other and everyone is invited.

CHRISTMAS IS MERRY AND BRIGHT AT KNOTTS!: KNOTT’S MERRY FARM 2022 REVIEW

Knott's Berry Farm has many identities over the seasons in Southern California. From one moment to the next, Knott's transforms from your deepest fears to a winter wonderland. While the latter might be some peoples deepest fear, for the vast majority of visitors to the park the holidays are what fill them with warmth and joy. And when you're celebrating at Knott's Merry Farm, it's nearly impossible to leave the park without feeling the holiday spirit. As soon as you enter, you're met with the sights and sounds of the season that are impossible to ignore. Lights adorn the old wooden rooftops of Ghost Town and carolers roam around singing classic holiday songs. The complete transformation of the park really sets the stage for all the incredible offerings the park has for the season.

THE WIZARDING WORLD OF HARRY POTTER DEBUTS ALL-NEW COLLECTION OF INTERACTIVE OLLIVANDERS WANDS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT UNIVERSAL PARKS ACROSS THE GLOBE

A brand-new collection of authentic, interactive Ollivanders wands has arrived at The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal theme parks around the globe, bringing 12 all-new wands  – plus an additional one that is exclusive to each destination – to Universal Orlando Resort, Universal Studios Hollywood, Universal Studios Japan and Universal Beijing Resort.