Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Memorial Day 2013 Weekend Events Southern California

Memorial day is the unofficial start of summer and no other place has more things to do and place to see than Southern California. Some of the most popular activities for the holiday weekend are beach camping, family barbeque's, visiting theme parks, heading to the beach and day tripping.

We have listed some of the most popular things to do in Southern California this Memorial day weekend. Many of these events and destinations are free or low cost and many theme parks are offering discount tickets.. All of them are perfect for a day of Southern California fun.

Theme Parks:
Legoland California is perfect for families with young children and Memorial Day is the grand opening of the new Legoland  Pirate's Reef ride. For families on a budget Legoland offering Resort Hopper tickets include admission to LEGOLAND California, SEA LIFE Aquarium, and LEGOLAND Water Park
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Sea World San Diego has over 200 acres of fun rides and attractions. Sea World is located next to Mission Bay just minutes from the beach. Sea World is offering seven day pases for the price of one. Perfect for the long Memorial day weekend. Unlimited admission to SeaWorld San Diego for 7 consecutive days on sale now.

Magic Mountain This Southern California amusement park has more thrill rides than any other park. Magic Mountain is the roller coaster capital of the west coast with 16 coaster. Save $25.00 of admission with print at home tickets.

Events
Hermosa Beach Fiesta Over 270 artists and crafters are featured, including painters, photographers, ceramicists, jewelers, sculptors, and handicrafters. The festival takes place every Memorial Day and Labor Day Weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday) in downtown Hermosa Beach, California.

Strawberry Festival Garden Grove 52nd Annual Garden Grove Strawberry Festival will be held Memorial Day Weekend May 28-31, 2010. 44 exciting carnival rides, 5 contests, over 100 food and shopping booths, games, parade, celebrity autograph signings and live entertainment.

i Madonnari Festival Santa Barbara street painters, transform the Mission Satana Barbara plaza using pastels on pavement to create 150 vibrant and colorful, large scale images.

Memorial Day Yacht Party With three decks of fun, two all-star DJs and a boat filled with the hottest people, the one place you need to be this Memorial Day is on the DeLUXe Yacht Party.

Day Trips
Los Angeles Griffith Observatory The Griffith Observatory has lots of hands on exhibits for the whole family to enjoy. There is also a great view of the Hollywood sign and downtown LA. Admission and parking is free to the Griffith Observatory.

Orange County Irvine Regional Park Picnic areas are located throughout the 477 acre park with convenient parking and restroom facilities steps away. Things to do at the park include train rides, paddle boats, fishing and the Orange County Zoo.

San Diego USS Midway Museum Located downtown in San Diego at Navy Pier. America's longest serving Aircraft Carrier. Fun and educational day in downtown San Diego, California. The view from the flight deck is amazing.

Palm Spring Tram The most spectacular views in Southern California. Tram cars depart at least every 30 minutes. Nearby is the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens.