November Screams Black Friday!

Black Friday

November is one crazy month but a great one to say the least. Thanksgiving is just around the corner which entails lots of traveling and cooking and hanging out with families but it’s still a good time, plus you get a couple of days off from work. Thanksgiving is super exciting but then it’s time to start thinking about Black Friday. Shopping is one thing but when Black Friday comes to town people’s shopping norms go out the door and it’s time to say hello to the intenseness of Black Friday shopping. The good thing about shopping is that you can either do it online or in-store. Depending on your mood you can either wait outside of your favorite store or shop till you drop right in your own bed.

Stores To Look Out For:

  • Target
  • Amazon
  • Best Buy
  • Macy’s
  • Walmart

Be sure to be safe and be quick on your feet!

It’s All Fun And Games At The Pumpkin Factory Pumpkin Patch!

Pumpkins

There are a lot of great feelings in the world but the feeling of finding your dream pumpkin at the best pumpkin patch in town is in a whole category of its own because nothing compares to it. Halloween is approaching quickly which means if you haven’t done your October duty yet and visited The Pumpkin Factory then you’re doing something wrong. If you aren’t looking for anything specific and you just enjoy hanging at patches, then The Pumpkin Factory is still the place for you because the fun is endless!

What You Can Do:

  • First and foremost, FREE ADMISSION!
  • Pumpkins (obviously)
  • Extremely fun rides!
  • Slides
  • Ponies
  • Petting Zoo
  • Games
  • Food
  • So much more

The possibilities at The Pumpkin Factory are absolutely endless and it’s not hard to have a great time here. You can’t go wrong with pumpkins, rides and free admission so when there’s a free moment make sure to head on over and get your October on!

For more information please visit: http://thepumpkinfactory.com/pumpkin-patch-westminster-mall-home/

Hiking Trails in Santa Ana

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There are many places to choose from when it come to hiking trails in Santa Ana. But if your up for a little travel we’d like to tell you about Harding Falls Hike, located in the deepness of Harding Canyon. The hike is about six hours and seven point five miles round trip. This a gorgeous hiking trail that m vc leads to a sixty-foot waterfall. This canyon is full of wildlife, with shimmering pools and abundant plant life. You want to be an experienced hiker to enjoy all the aspects of this hiking trail, as it is a pretty long way to the waterfall. Bring along your hiking buddy and check out the hidden waterfall!

Another great place for the Santa Ana hiker to visit is Peters Canyon, Region Park. The park has various hiking trails to choose from. However, The East Ridge View Trail will show you a panoramic scene of Peters Canyon. you may find wildlife along your hikes, such as mule deer, opossums, raccoons coyotes, and birds. You’ll hike through a forest of black willows, cottonwoods, sycamores and then come to a running creek. Peters Canyon is open from seven am to sunset, come explore the great outdoors!

 

It’s Labor Day Weekend!

Labor Day weekend is almost here, so it’s a time for many to get ready for relaxation and recharging during their much-needed break from work. Good thing there’s plenty of options on how to spend your weekend!

If you’re looking for something more exciting and daring to do for your weekend, definitely check out Sender One Climbing. There’s plenty to do for everyone from the beginners to the experts! Even the kiddos can get in on the fun. On top of that, they even have yoga for those who are a little apprehensive of climbing but still want to get active. Or you could be the type that just wants to keep it calm and have a staycation! Throw some good eats on the grill, gather your family and friends, and make some lasting holiday weekend memories.

From all of us here at Park Plaza Apartments, we hope you have a very safe and fun holiday weekend!

Plan a Day with Sea Creatures

Aquarium of the Pacific

Late Night Adventures at The Aquarium of The Pacific 

Ever wonder what our amphibians and other friends of the Pacific ocean do while we’re sleeping? The Aquarium of the Pacific just extended their discounted late-night special. Now through September 3rd, it will be $14.95 for adults, seniors, and children (3-11) and free for Aquarium members during the hours of 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm. See below for what exhibits will be open for this late-night extravaganza. If you want to head in early and see these awesome creatures during the day at the Aquarium of The Pacific, it opens at 9:00 am. See you there!

 

Exhibits:

FROGS: Dazzling and Disappearing

Jellies

June Keyes Penguin Habitat

Southern California Steelhead Story

Shark Lagoon

Tropical Pacific Gallery

Whales: Voices in the Sea

Turtle Vision 4D

Location: 

100 Aquarium Way
Long Beach, California 90802

General Admission

9:00am-5:00pm (Regular Admission)

Kids(3-11): $17.95

Adults: $29.95

Seniors (85+): $26.95

5:00pm – 8:00pm (Late Nights)

Kids(3-11): FREE

Adults: $14.95

Seniors (85+): FREE

Unique Amenities at Park Plaza Apartments

If you are looking for an elegant classy and comfortable apartment, then your search ends today. Park Plaza apartments will fulfill all your needs. The houses are located in Santa Ana CA, a place that is surrounded by numerous amenities to ensure you live a high-class life.

The apartments are cost friendly, and anyone can afford to live here. It offers you with a broad range of both community and interior amenities. They are spacious and come in different sizes depending on your needs. There are two and three bedroom plans designed in an easy yet comfortable way.

The nightlife is also catered for where you can attend restaurants, spas, and clubs to have a refreshing night. During the day, you do not have to stay in boredom as you can have a real time in the pools and go to the spas. There are also many areas where you can have fun with your family which includes;

Center for performing arts

You can attend with your children and let them learn and improve their talents. It is also a way of entertainment and having fun.

South coast plaza

This is where you will find all the fun. At south coast plaza, you get boutiques, restaurants and a center of arts.

A comfortable and high-class living does not have to be expensive. Book an appointment today and have a tour around the park plaza apartment’s amenities and get yours today and you will not regret the decision.

Fun Summer Activities in Santa Ana

Have you come up with any fun summer activities yet? If not, consider going down to your local pool hall and improving your skills at billiards with friends. Pool is truly an underrated activity that you can do to pass the time and stay out of the harsh sun. But watch out- playing pool can become addicting, especially after you start getting pretty good! Here are the best places around you to start your journey on becoming a billiards master:

Hidalgo’s Pool Hall
Pool hall in Santa Ana, California
Address: 1808 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92703
Phone number: (714) 285-1697

El Maguey Bar & Billiards
Address: 2058 S Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Hours: Open today · 1PM–2AM
Phone number: (714) 557-7870

Danny K’s Billiards & Sports Bar
Chill destination for billiards, sports on TV & comfort food plus a wide variety of brews on tap.
Address: 1096 N Main St, Orange, CA 92867
Hours: Open today · 11AM–2AM
Phone: (714) 771-9706
Menu: dannyks.com

Fun Independence Day Destinations in Santa Ana

Have you made plans for Independence Day yet? If not, consider buying your own fireworks this year and go out to a park where you can have a picnic with friends and/or family. It’s always nice when you get an opportunity to go outside and get fresh air while enjoying some good company.

If you’re trying to figure out where to set up camp for your Independence Day fun, here are the best Independence Day destinations to consider in your town:

Carl Thornton Park
Green space featuring sports fields, a small lake & children’s play area.
Address: 1801 W Segerstrom Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92704
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Phone: (714) 571-4200

Morrison Park
Address: 2801 N Westwood Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92706
Hours: Open today · 6AM–10PM
Phone: (714) 571-4216

Madison Park
Address: 1528 S Standard Ave, Santa Ana, CA 92707
Hours: Open today · Open 24 hours
Phone: (714) 571-4200

Where will you enjoy celebrating Independence Day this year? Make this year the best party you’ve ever had!

Fun Summer Activities to Try With Your Kids

Do you have any fun summer activities planned? If not, why not make it a priority to immerse yourself in new books? It’s a fun, low-budget activity that is sure to stimulate you mentally. For the best book stores in your area, check out the following list:

Libreria Martinez Books & Art Gallery
Book store in Santa Ana, California
Address: 216 N Broadway, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 954-1151

Deseret Book
Religious goods store in Santa Ana, California
Mormon bookstore supplying religious reading material, music, movies, art, jewelry & gifts.
Address: 2230 17th St, Santa Ana, CA 92705
Hours: Open today · 10AM–8PM
Phone: (714) 836-1010

Alpha y Omega Christian Book
Christian book store in Santa Ana, California
Address: 640 S Harbor Blvd, Santa Ana, CA 92704
Phone: (714) 775-1445

As Issued
Book store in Santa Ana, California
Address: 305 E 4th St #103b, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (949) 300-7118

Barnes & Noble
Book store in Orange, California
Bookseller chain stocking housebrand eReader, plus a broad selection of titles for adults & kids.
Located in: Orange Town & Country Shopping Center
Address: 791 S Main St, Orange, CA 92868
Hours: Open today · 9AM–10PM
Phone: (714) 558-0028

Top Three Father’s Day Gifts in Santa Ana

With Father’s Day around the corner, it’s time to start thinking about where you’d like to shop for pop. But perhaps even better than just getting your father a simple gift, you can treat him to a gift certificate to one of Santa Ana’s amazing restaurants. Here are the top three restaurants to consider giving your father a gift certificate to:

Crave Restaurant Downtown Santa Ana
American Restaurant
Relaxed pick for health-conscious cafe fare, including veggie & gluten-free options, in bright digs.
Address: 410 W 4th St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Hours: Open today · 7:30 AM–8 PM
Phone: (714) 907-0063

Playground
Creative chef Jason Quinn’s modern gastropub offers to change New American fare & top-shelf drinks.
Address: 220 E 4th St #102, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Phone: (714) 560-4444
Hours: Open today · 5–10 PM

Lola Gaspar
Cozy tapas joint serves up Latin & Spanish small plates, plus creative cocktails, in a small space.
Address: 211 W 2nd St, Santa Ana, CA 92701
Hours: Open today · 11:30 AM–2:30 PM, 5–10 PM
Phone: (714) 972-1172
Menu: places.singleplatform.com