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There is definitely no shortage of things to do for an Orange County staycation. There are tons of attractions, which of course include the Disneyland and Knott's Berry Farm theme parks. Orange County is also well situated for a staycation day trip as well. It's right in the middle of Southern California between Los Angeles and San Diego. Follow along for tips on what to do and where to go on your Orange County staycation. This includes finding the best deals, discounts, and coupons for area attractions and day trip destinations that are either within 100 miles or just a short 2 hour drive down the road.

Are you planning a day trip to Hollywood or anywhere in the Los Angeles area? If you are then just check out Los Angeles Staycations first for the latest tips, coupons, and other discounts that you can use on your staycation day trip.

The Latest Staycation Ideas

  1. Newport Landing Whale Watching
  2. Orange County Zoo
  3. Merlin’s Magic Dinner Show
  4. Knott’s Soak City Orange County
  5. Sunset Gondola
  6. K1 Speed Anaheim
  7. Orange County Museum of Art
  8. Southern California Gray Line
  9. Medieval Times Buena Park
  10. Funtopia Santa Ana

2014 Knott’s Merry Farm Coupon

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Every holiday season America’s first amusement park turns into a 160 acre winter wonderland that is complete with lavish holiday decorations, live entertainment, festive food, a Christmas Crafts Village filled with local artisans, and a whole lot more. In addition to that there’s the thrill rides, shows, and plenty more to keep the entire family entertained for hours. Knott’s Merry Farm lasts until January 4th so go ahead and make your plans if you want to attend. Just check their calendar ahead of time to see the hours of operation. Tickets can be purchased either online or at the gate, though it should be noted that if you purchase your tickets online ahead of time you’ll get a discount rate on your admission ticket for Knott’s Merry Farm.

Get Over 40% Off Admission to Knott’s Merry Farm 2014

If you miss out on this discount ticket deal then don’t give up. There are a few other ways that you can save on your admission as well. The first thing to do is to check for promo codes. You should notice a promo code box at the top right of the Knott’s Berry Farm site. Often times area businesses including banks, credit unions, and other associations will have a promo code for Knott’s Merry Farm. You can enter this code in that box to receive a special discount. You can also go ahead and get your 2015 season passes and get one free admission to the 2014 Knott’s Merry Farm. They even have a program where you can split your payment into six easy payments.

Planning a visit after the 2014 Knott’s Merry Farm event? If you are then be sure to check for Knott’s Berry Farm coupons to make sure that you get the absolute most savings possible on your general admission tickets to America’s first theme park.


"Expect the Unexpected" With Psychic Medium Bill Philipps

at Curtis Theatre - Brea Civic & Cultural Center, Brea
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
FULL PRICE: $50.00
OFFER PRICE: $25.00

Medium Bill Philipps, known as one of the world's youngest psychic practitioners, leads audiences on an exploration of life after death. Join him for readings where he will reach out to deceased loves... [more+]

Medium Bill Philipps, known as one of the world's youngest psychic practitioners, leads audiences on an exploration of life after death. Join him for readings where he will reach out to deceased loves ones of audience members, relating special messages and specific details in order to prove that the soul lives on after death. Having helped countless people through their struggles with grief, Philipps has earned the respect of believers and skeptics alike. He has also released a CD to help others gain a higher level of awareness and be more open to listening to their own inner voices and intuition and recently appeared on "Dr. Phil" to share his talents. [less-]

"A Christmas Carol" Gets Retold From the Ghost of Marley's Perspective

at Mysterium Theater at The La Habra Depot Playhouse, La Habra
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
+ 2 more dates
Thu, December 18
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FULL PRICE: $25.00
OFFER PRICE: $5.00 - $12.50

It's "A Christmas Carol" as you've never experienced it -- narrated by the ghost of Jacob Marley himself! The story of love and redemption remains one of Charles Dickens' most widely recognized and po... [more+]

It's "A Christmas Carol" as you've never experienced it -- narrated by the ghost of Jacob Marley himself! The story of love and redemption remains one of Charles Dickens' most widely recognized and popular creations, and now you can enjoy the holiday fave all over again with this clever original reimagining set to music. On Christmas Eve, penny-pinching Ebenezer Scrooge is his usual miserly self, chasing off solicitors for the poor, chastising his sole employee, Bob Cratchit, for wanting to take off Christmas Day and insulting his nephew Fred for celebrating a holiday that "has never put a penny in anyone's pocket." But that night, Scrooge is visited by the ghost of his dead partner, who portends the arrival of three spirits who'll show him the desolate path he's chosen and offer him a chance to change his ways. [less-]

Expect Saucy Sassiness at the "Lipstick and Lashes Drag & Dinner Show"

at Velvet Lounge, Santa Ana
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
Fri, December 19
Fri, December 19
+ 35 more dates
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FULL PRICE: $30.95 - $39.95
OFFER PRICE: $15.00 - $24.00

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the St... [more+]

If you're looking for Las Vegas glamour, divas and fun without leaving Orange County, head to Velvet Lounge in historic downtown Santa Ana for a dinner theater-style drag extravaganza worthy of the Strip. "Lipstick and Lashes" is hosted by television star and female impersonator Shannel from RuPaul's hit shows "Drag Race", "All-Star Drag Race" and "Drag-U" as well as a host of "Divas Las Vegas", billed as "The World's Biggest and Most Outrageous Drag Show." Along with a delicious three-course dinner in an intimate atmosphere, expect sparkle, feathers, incredible costumes, comedy, impersonations, sexy backup dancers ... and lashes for days. [less-]

Queen Mary's "CHILL": Ice Skating, Ice Tubing and the Incredible Ice Kingdom

at Queen Mary, Long Beach
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
Mon, December 22
Tue, December 23
+ 7 more dates
Thu, December 18
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Tue, December 23
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FULL PRICE: $34.99 - $42.99
OFFER PRICE: $27.99

Made from two million pounds of ice, the Queen Mary Dome transforms into a 14,000-square-foot igloo called The Ice Kingdom -- an amazing winter wonderland for the whole family -- with larger-than-life... [more+]

Made from two million pounds of ice, the Queen Mary Dome transforms into a 14,000-square-foot igloo called The Ice Kingdom -- an amazing winter wonderland for the whole family -- with larger-than-life, hand-carved colorful ice sculptures. Featuring a California holiday theme with breaking waves, dancing dolphins and a surfing Santa, you can get lost in the life-size candy cane forest, explore the penguin village, go ice tubing on the glistening ice slides or ice skating on the 6,000 square-foot rink. A holiday village will offer gingerbread houses, holiday carolers, the decoration-adorned Candy Lane and a visit with Santa Claus. Your ticket includes unlimited ice skating, unlimited tubing and access to the Ice Kingdom, plus same-day entry onto the historic Queen Mary. [less-]

"Sullivan & Son"'s Steve Byrne at the Irvine Improv

at The Irvine Improv at the Irvine Spectrum Center, Irvine
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
+ 1 more dates
Thu, December 18
Fri, December 19
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FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP

Creator and star of TBS's "Sullivan & Son", Steve Byrne -- like the sitcom character he plays -- was raised in Pittsburgh by a Korean mom and Irish dad, giving him plenty of quirky culture clash momen... [more+]

Creator and star of TBS's "Sullivan & Son", Steve Byrne -- like the sitcom character he plays -- was raised in Pittsburgh by a Korean mom and Irish dad, giving him plenty of quirky culture clash moments to use in his stand-up. With high-energy style and material that tackles racial stereotypes, family, sex and everything in between, Byrne has made a name for himself on comedy stages and on TV, with two Comedy Central stand-up specials under his belt ("Steve Byrne's Happy Hour" and "The Byrne Identity") and appearances on all the late night talk shows. [less-]

Food Network Star Justin Willman Performs Magic and Comedy

at Brea Improv, Brea
OFFER DATES:
Thu, December 18
Fri, December 19
Fri, December 19
+ 3 more dates
Thu, December 18
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Fri, December 19
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FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: COMP - $10.00

Not just the host of Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" and "Last Cake Standing", Justin Willman is also known for serving up an entertaining magic act with a side of stand-up comedy. Described as "like a ... [more+]

Not just the host of Food Network's "Cupcake Wars" and "Last Cake Standing", Justin Willman is also known for serving up an entertaining magic act with a side of stand-up comedy. Described as "like a magician, but cooler" by "Us Weekly", he's made countless appearances on "The Ellen DeGeneres Show", "Rachael Ray", "Attack of the Show" and Disney's "The Suite Life on Deck". Willman is also the star and creator of the Nerdist Channel series "Magic Meltdown", which is named after his popular monthly comedy and variety show in Hollywood. He'll entertain you with his charm, wit, sleight of hand and fabulously cool brand of make-believe. [less-]

"Dixie's Tupperware Party": The Hit Off-Broadway Jubilee

at Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Samueli Theater, Costa Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 20
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FULL PRICE: $49.00 - $59.00
OFFER PRICE: $24.50 - $36.00

The hilarious, fast-talking Ms. Dixie Longate serves up a delicious mix of Southern sass, heartfelt stories, audience participation and outrageous giveaways as she brings her one-woman show to Segerst... [more+]

The hilarious, fast-talking Ms. Dixie Longate serves up a delicious mix of Southern sass, heartfelt stories, audience participation and outrageous giveaways as she brings her one-woman show to Segerstrom Center for the Arts. This laugh-filled show doubles as a real-life, fun-filled Tupperware party -- and you're the guest of honor! A hit off-Broadway, Longate received a Drama Desk Award nomination for her performance. She keeps things fresh by spoofing, showing off and selling the most up-to-date Tupperware products available for purchase, actually making her the company's top sales representative in all of North America. This is one Tupperware party you definitely don't want to miss. [less-]

Hilarious Hijinks in Holiday Spoof "Inspecting Carol"

at Westminster Community Theatre, Westminster
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $5.00 - $10.00

Catch the holiday spirit with the infectious "Inspecting Carol", a madcap comedy written by Tony Award-winning director Daniel J. Sullivan. Set somewhere in the Midwest, the play follows a regional th... [more+]

Catch the holiday spirit with the infectious "Inspecting Carol", a madcap comedy written by Tony Award-winning director Daniel J. Sullivan. Set somewhere in the Midwest, the play follows a regional theater company gearing up for their umpteenth annual production of "A Christmas Carol". With their funding about to be cut, though, they've got to convince a government inspector that they're deserving of an arts endowment -- or the show won't go on. Unbeknownst to them, however, they've mistaken a would-be actor for the inspector and are pulling out all the stops to impress the wrong guy. They've done this show so many times before, what could possibly go wrong? The answer, of course, is everything ... and then some! Punctuated by hilarious sequences of physical comedy, this entertaining show will have you laughing your way into the holidays. [less-]

Winter Wine Tasting Cruise on Dana Point Harbor

at Dana Wharf Boats, Dana Point
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sun, December 21
Sun, December 28
FULL PRICE: $49.00
OFFER PRICE: $27.00

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, where you'll sip warming wine while taking in the gorgeous winter sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to sev... [more+]

Indulge in an end-of-week treat with a 90-minute evening catamaran cruise, where you'll sip warming wine while taking in the gorgeous winter sunset views of Dana Point Harbor. You'll be treated to several samples of hearty reds from The Organic Cellar, whose offerings are organically grown and pesticide-free, featuring a signature wine by Wyland. There's also cheese, crackers, fruit and nuts to go with the wine, and the vessel features a cash bar offering additional beverages for purchase. The 63-foot catamaran, the Ocean Adventures, was built exclusively for Dana Wharf and features high-tech viewing cameras mounted at the bow, a roomy viewing deck and the smoothest ride on the water. [less-]

Santa's Dirty Secrets Exposed in "The Eight: Reindeer Monologues"

at Chance Theater, Anaheim
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
FULL PRICE: $35.00
OFFER PRICE: $17.50

Make no mistake about it, these reindeer games from Chance Theater are definitely for adults only. Back by popular demand, this dark-as-coal Christmas comedy finds the North Pole a hotbed of scandal a... [more+]

Make no mistake about it, these reindeer games from Chance Theater are definitely for adults only. Back by popular demand, this dark-as-coal Christmas comedy finds the North Pole a hotbed of scandal after one of Santa's eight tiny reindeer accuses him of a little jolly old sexual harassment. As the media catches the scent of scandal and invades Santa's sanctuary, the rest of the reindeer chime in with their own perspectives. The result: a heinous (and hilarious) tale of perversion and corruption -- entangling everyone from the littlest elf in the workshop to the tainted Saint himself -- that's sure to have mature audiences howling this holiday season. [less-]

Fun Food Tasting and Culture Tour of Beautiful Laguna Beach

at Flavors of Laguna at Laguna Beach, Laguna Beach
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Fri, January 02
Sat, January 03
+ 7 more dates
Fri, December 19
Fri, January 02
Sat, January 03
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FULL PRICE: $55.00
OFFER PRICE: $27.50

Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of the world-famous Orange County arts community of Laguna Beach on this three-hour walking tour. Experienced guides introduce guests to the culture and history o... [more+]

Explore the sights, sounds and tastes of the world-famous Orange County arts community of Laguna Beach on this three-hour walking tour. Experienced guides introduce guests to the culture and history of Laguna, as you venture on foot to various restaurants to taste culinary delights of all kinds. The guides will also point out landmarks, historic sites and give guests great insider information and tips on the area. [less-]

"Merlin's Magic Dinner Show": A Night of Wit and Wizardry

at Rib Trader Restaurant, Orange
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 20
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FULL PRICE: $32.39
OFFER PRICE: $19.99

Feast like a king (or a queen) at this two-hour magical meal hosted by a royal wizard. Saucy serving wenches bring you hearty food, tempting beverages and cheeky banter while Merlin the Magician provi... [more+]

Feast like a king (or a queen) at this two-hour magical meal hosted by a royal wizard. Saucy serving wenches bring you hearty food, tempting beverages and cheeky banter while Merlin the Magician provides an evening of entertainment you won't soon forget. His mesmerizing magic feats range from sleight of hand to grand illusion, and he's a bit of a comedian as well. A mouth-watering two-course dinner is included in the ticket price. [less-]

"The Nutcracker": Holiday Classic From Coast City Ballet

at Huntington Beach Historical Theater, Huntington Beach
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
FULL PRICE: $18.00 - $24.00
OFFER PRICE: $9.00 - $12.00

Experience the magic of dance at Coast City Ballet's annual production of this famed holiday favorite featuring students, company members and guests artists from throughout California, with dazzling s... [more+]

Experience the magic of dance at Coast City Ballet's annual production of this famed holiday favorite featuring students, company members and guests artists from throughout California, with dazzling sets, colorful costumes and Tchaikovsky's timeless score. Choreographed and directed by Clara D'Autilia, this glittering tale follows young Clara, who receives the gift of a nutcracker at a festive family Christmas party. That night she dreams of a grand adventure that begins with a handsome prince, continues with an epic battle between mice and toys, and comes to a climax with a magical journey to the Land of Sweets where Clara meets the Sugar Plum Fairy and dancers from foreign lands. [less-]

"Un-Holiday" Musical Comedy "Striking 12"

at Laguna Playhouse, Laguna Beach
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
Sun, December 21
+ 3 more dates
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
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Sun, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $56.00 - $61.00
OFFER PRICE: $25.00 - $30.50

This hip holiday show from Laguna Playhouse uses a pop-rock score to tell the story of a grumpy, overworked bachelor determined to stay home alone on New Year's Eve. His plan is to read Hans Christian... [more+]

This hip holiday show from Laguna Playhouse uses a pop-rock score to tell the story of a grumpy, overworked bachelor determined to stay home alone on New Year's Eve. His plan is to read Hans Christian Andersen's "The Little Match Girl" -- until a chance encounter changes his life and his view of the season. Created by Tony Award-winning writer Rachel Sheinkin ("The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee") and the piano-violin-drum trio GrooveLily, "Striking 12" makes for a musical celebration of new beginnings. [less-]

Heartwarming Holiday Musical "Enchanted Wonderland"

at Village Theatre of Orange, Orange
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 20
+ 4 more dates
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 20
Sun, December 21
Sat, December 27
Sat, December 27
Sun, December 28
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FULL PRICE: $24.00
OFFER PRICE: $8.00 - $12.00

"Enchanted Wonderland" is an uplifting original holiday musical that centers around Oliver, a young boy who hasn't been happy for years. One night, his conscience suddenly springs to life and sets out... [more+]

"Enchanted Wonderland" is an uplifting original holiday musical that centers around Oliver, a young boy who hasn't been happy for years. One night, his conscience suddenly springs to life and sets out to discover the source of his overwhelming sadness. Like Jiminy Cricket and Jacob Marley rolled into one, this living, breathing conscience takes Oliver on an exciting journey back in time to observe some important events from the past that just might help put his present and future back on the right track. [less-]

Gospel Singer Sandi Patty Brings "Christmas Blessings"

at Renée and Henry Segerstrom Concert Hall at the Segerstrom Center for the Arts, Costa Mesa
OFFER DATES:
Fri, December 19
Sat, December 20
FULL PRICE: $65.00 - $160.00
OFFER PRICE: $17.50 - $80.00

Known simply as "The Voice," Christian contemporary superstar Sandi Patty brings her new release "Christmas Blessings" to the OC accompanied by conductor Richard Kaufman and the Pacific Symphony, alon... [more+]

Known simply as "The Voice," Christian contemporary superstar Sandi Patty brings her new release "Christmas Blessings" to the OC accompanied by conductor Richard Kaufman and the Pacific Symphony, along with narration by Jamie Farr (Klinger from "M*A*S*H"). Patty's 2014 holiday album includes classics like "O Holy Night," "Joy to the World," and "What Child Is This?" along with jazzy renditions of favorites like "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas," "Sleigh Ride" and more. Famed for her stunning vocal range and an expressive emotional delivery, she's taken home five Grammy awards, four Billboard Music Awards, three platinum records, five gold records and has sold more than 11 million albums over the course of her 30-year career. [less-]

"Flavors of Newport Beach": Food Tasting & History Tour

at Ruby's Diner Balboa Pier, Newport Beach
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 27
Fri, January 02
+ 8 more dates
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 27
Fri, January 02
Sat, January 03
Fri, January 09
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Sat, January 17
Fri, January 23
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Fri, January 30
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FULL PRICE: $67.50
OFFER PRICE: $33.75

One of the gems of the California coastline, Newport Beach has a rich history and a burgeoning reputation as a foodie paradise. The "Flavors of Newport Beach" walking tour gives you the opportunity to... [more+]

One of the gems of the California coastline, Newport Beach has a rich history and a burgeoning reputation as a foodie paradise. The "Flavors of Newport Beach" walking tour gives you the opportunity to sample the culinary delights and see the cultural sites that are unique to this gorgeous area, which includes beautiful Balboa Island. This four-hour tour is perfect for visitors and locals, with a ferry ride to and from Balboa Island, tastings at various restaurants and pubs in the neighborhood and a wealth of information about the region. [less-]

The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band: Who's Bad

at The Coach House, San Juan Capistrano
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 20
FULL PRICE: $20.00
OFFER PRICE: $10.00

In glitzy jackets, glittering gloves and '80s regalia, Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band is an infectious party production that takes audiences on a musical expedition spanning thre... [more+]

In glitzy jackets, glittering gloves and '80s regalia, Who's Bad: The Ultimate Michael Jackson Tribute Band is an infectious party production that takes audiences on a musical expedition spanning three decades of Michael Jackson's chart-cresting music. With every detail in place -- from the uncannily accurate vocals to the intricate dance routines -- Who's Bad re-creates the legendary hits of the King of Pop, from his Jackson 5 days to "Off the Wall", "Thriller" and "Bad". Jackson is gone, but Who's Bad keeps alive the thrill of that unmistakable silhouette and the magnetic excitement of his concert performances. [less-]

Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade -- Post-Parade Party Cruise

at Newport Landing Cruises, Newport Beach
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 20
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $18.00
OFFER PRICE: $3.00 - $9.00

If you can't make it in time to see the world-famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights as it is happening, or if you don't want to say goodbye to the Tournament of Lights as soon as the pa... [more+]

If you can't make it in time to see the world-famous Newport Beach Christmas Boat Parade of Lights as it is happening, or if you don't want to say goodbye to the Tournament of Lights as soon as the parade ends, this post-parade party cruise is a great way to keep the merriment going. During the one-hour cruise you'll get a chance to check out all of the spectacular light displays -- both on the ships in the bay and on the waterfront estates. This 100-year-old SoCal tradition is not to be missed. [less-]

"The Nutcracker": Tustin Dance's 11th Annual Production

at Alexandra Nechita Center for the Performing Arts, Orange
OFFER DATES:
Sat, December 20
Sat, December 20
Sun, December 21
FULL PRICE: $24.00
OFFER PRICE: $8.00 - $12.00

Dozens of ballerinas and dance students of all ages star in Tustin Dance Center's 11th anniversary production of this famed holiday favorite. Set to Tchaikovsky's timeless score, this glittering tale ... [more+]

Dozens of ballerinas and dance students of all ages star in Tustin Dance Center's 11th anniversary production of this famed holiday favorite. Set to Tchaikovsky's timeless score, this glittering tale follows young Clara, who receives the gift of a nutcracker at a festive family Christmas party. That night she dreams of a grand adventure that begins with a handsome prince, continues with an epic battle between mice and toys, and comes to a climax with a magical journey to the Land of Sweets to meet the Sugar Plum Fairy. [less-]