There is Still Time to Enjoy Great America’s The Great Pumpkin Fest!
Weekends now through Halloween (excluding October 22nd), California’s Great America has transformed the Planet Snoopy area into an homage to everything Great Pumpkin and Halloween! The park opens at 10am but after you’ve taken a few spins on the double decker “Carousel Columbia,” gather up your little monsters and... Read more
The Third Weekend Of Frightening Family Fun
I don’t know whether to be happy, excited or sad. The last weekend of October is here! Halloween is just a few days away and then it is all over. There are so many choices for families to celebrate their love of the season. While it was difficult, I... Read more
Mommy Fearist and the Legoland Brick-tacular Halloween
Halloween is fast approaching and I knew that if I didn’t make the time to squeeze in a visit to Legoland California’s Brick or Treat Party, I would be very sorry. So my kids and I made the trek down to Carlsbad for a day and night full of... Read more
Frighteningly Fun For the Family October 20th-23rd (and beyond)!
It’s the third weekend of October and the Halloween season is in full swing. It’s going to be a hot weekend here in SoCal but don’t let that hinder your hunt for family fun.  THE GHOST TRAIN IS BACK!!!! Weekends now through October 29th, and October 30th and 31st!... Read more
Irvine Park Pumpkin Patch and Railroad is Open!
After the devastating Canyon Fire 2 raged through the hillside and closed the Irvine Regional Park on October 9th, we are happy to share that it has re-opened. The Irvine Park Pumpkin Patch is an Orange County favorite destination for families and is open weekdays 10am-5om. Weekend hours are... Read more
Knott’s Spooky Farm Delivers Tricks and Treats
Knott’s Spooky Farm has been a favorite in the Fearist household for the past several years. This year, it sure did not disappoint. It’s not just a trick or treat event, the whole farm is filled with family friendly festivities that have just the right amount of spooky Halloween fun.... Read more
Frightening Family Fun for the Weekend of October 13th (and more!)
Mommy Fearist is here with some Frightening Family Fun for the upcoming weekend. It’s too Boo-tiful to stay indoors. Get out and enjoy what the season has to offer for your freaky family!   Boo’s Cruise This Friday evening kick off the weekend with a Boo’s Cruise from Dana... Read more
What Do We Want? More Halloween!
Halloween starts early in our house, in reality I guess it never really goes away. From the very hint of stores stocking their shelves with spooky decorations the excitement begins to grow. The local supermarket clears the seasonal aisle of pool noodles, beer cozies, and various implements of grilling... Read more
Mommy Fearist’s guide to Family Friendly Haunted Happenings around the Southland!
Southern California has so much to offer for families eager to celebrate the Halloween season, it can be a little overwhelming. Don’t worry,  Mommy Fearist can help!  Here are just a few suggestions on where to take your gang of goblins and ghouls for a sensational spooky time! The Tanaka... Read more
It’s time to grab the family and get Spooky at Knott’s!
This weekend not only brings the first day of October but it also brings the opening weekend of Knott’s Spooky Farm 2017! Taking place weekends September 30th-October 29th as well as Halloween Day, it’s a family friendly fete for everything Halloween!   This year kids three to eleven years... Read more