Best Independence Day Destination In Fullerton

With Fourth of July around the corner, it’s time to start brainstorming what spots in town you can make your Independence Day destination. Your priority may be the same as many other people in your town- to stay out of the heat. In this case, it would be a good idea to celebrate under some trees at a park, at a local pool, or even inside the comfort of your own home if you have air conditioning.

Here is the best Independence Day destination to check out in your area:

Tuesday, July 4, 2017, 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Fullerton High School Softball Field (located on Lemon between Chapman and Berkeley)


Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. and last for approximately 20 minutes.

There will be live music by Soundbytes and additional entertainment.
NOMINAL FEES MAY APPLY for activities (Approximately $2 to $5).

What will you do this year to celebrate Independence Day?? Why not take advantage of this free activity and go meet new friends?

Summer Fun In Fullerton

Looking for something fun and productive to do this summer? If so, consider applying for a volunteer position near you. There are several organizations around that can keep you or someone you know busy if you’re trying to get out of the house and make a difference. Check out this list of amazing volunteer opportunities in your city:

All the Arts for All the Kids
Volunteer organization in Fullerton, California
Address: 1401 W Valencia Dr, Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: (714) 447-7484

The Prom Project
Volunteer organization in Fullerton, California
Address: 215 E Commonwealth Ave F, Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 871-4488

Giving Children Hope
Social services organization in Buena Park, California
Address: 8332 Commonwealth Ave, Buena Park, CA 90621
Phone: (714) 523-4454

Volunteering your time is a very generous thing to do that will definitely make a difference in the lives of others. It’s also a fun opportunity to meet new people. So what will you do this summer with your free time? How will you change the world?

Best Father’s Day Gift Ideas in Fullerton

This Father’s Day, show your dad some appreciation by getting him something neat. Here are some great Father’s Day gift ideas that are sure to bring a smile to your dad’s face:

• A new wallet
• A DVD of a comedy special he’d enjoy
A Starbucks gift card
• A new mug
• Athletic gear
• Headphones
So take a quick trip to one of these shops in your city to get your dad the best Father Day’s gift ever.

Best Buy
Electronics store in Fullerton, California
Chain retailer with a large array of brand-name electronics, computers, appliances & more.
Address: 123 Orange Fair Mall Rd, Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 447-7939
Products: Search items at this store
Hours: Open today · 10AM–9PM

Ross Dress for Less
Address: 1985 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833
Hours: Open today · 8:30AM–11PM
Phone: (714) 447-1045

Play It Again Sports
Sporting goods chain that buys, sells & trades a wide variety of equipment, both new & secondhand.
Address: 3302 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
Hours: Open today · 10AM–8PM
Phone: (714) 993-6383

Best Memorial Day Activities in Fullerton

Memorial Day is a wonderful opportunity to honor the lives of those who were lost while they served in the armed forces. Lots of the freedoms many of us take for granted can be attributed to those who have risked their lives for this country.

Have you made plans for this year’s Memorial Day? If not, here’s an ideal Memorial Day activity to try out this May 29th near you:

The Greatest Generation and US Marines Saluted in Fullerton Memorial Day Service

Free to the public, the program is sponsored by the nonprofit American Veterans Memorial Association and the City of Fullerton. Members of the public including all veterans, especially the World War II veterans whom Tom Brokaw appropriately named “the Greatest Generation,” are invited to attend.

Loma Vista Memorial Park
701 E. Bastanchury Road

So bring your friends and family and honor those who have sacrificed their lives to make this country great.

Family-Friendly Activities To Enjoy This Spring In Fullerton

Spring is here, so it’s time to get off the couch and explore what your city has to offer. If you’re looking for a family-friendly activity to enjoy this weekend, consider one of these hot spots in Fullerton:

Fullerton Arboretum
A sprawling, 26-acre green space featuring 4,000+ types of plants, walking trails & a museum.
Located in: California State University-Fullerton
Address: Arboretum Visitor Center, 1900 Associated Rd, Fullerton, CA 92831
Hours: 8AM–4:30PM
Phone: (657) 278-3407

Fox In A Box
Amusement center in Fullerton, California
Address: 123 W Amerige Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832
Hours: Open today · 10:30AM–12AM
Phone: (714) 879-3369

Muckenthaler House
Cultural center in Fullerton, California
The Muckenthaler House renamed the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, is a large Spanish Colonial Revival style residence built in Fullerton, California, in 1924.
Address: 1201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833
Phone: (714) 738-6595

Craig Regional Park
Park in Fullerton, California
124-acre recreational park with biking, hiking & picnicking, plus hills, a rose garden & a lake.
Address: 3300 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92835
Hours: 7AM–9PM
Phone: (714) 973-3180

Which family-friendly activity will you enjoy with your kids this weekend?

Best BBQ Restaurants in Fullerton

Don’t just stay home and eat the same food you eat every weekend- give yourself a nudge and allow yourself to indulge in something rich and hearty. This weekend, come visit one of these highly-rated spots to indulge in the best BBQ experience in Fullerton. This is a short list that features the highest quality restaurants that serve barbecued food in your city.

Leadbelly’s Barbecue
House-smoked meats, hefty burgers & Southern sides in an informal space with counter seats & tables.
Address: 711 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (714) 646-9560
Hours: Open today · 11AM–9PM

JP23 BBQ Sports Restaurant
Address: 101 S Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832
Hours: Open today · 11AM–1:30AM
Phone: (714) 888-5055

Big B’s Barbecue
Compact mom-&-pop restaurant dispensing barbecue standards, bar bites & housemade sides since 1986.
Address: 1948 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (714) 528-7427
Hours: Open today · 11AM–10PM

Where will you treat yourself to some delicious BBQ this weekend?

Best Family-Friendly Activities in Fullerton

Looking for some family-friendly activities to engage in this weekend? Look no further than this short list. Here, you’ll find all the spots in Fullerton with the top reviews on Yelp to treat your family to. This weekend can be an amazing opportunity to bask in some family-friendly fun and create new memories.

Fullerton Arboretum
A sprawling, 26-acre greenspace featuring 4,000+ types of plants, walking trails & a museum.
Located in: California State University Fullerton
Address: Arboretum Visitor Center, 1900 Associated Rd, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone: (657) 278-3407

Fullerton Museum
Museum in Fullerton, California
Educational space showcasing diverse exhibitions & programs in history, science, art & humanities.
Address: 301 N Pomona Ave, Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone: (714) 738-6545

Muckenthaler House
Cultural center in Fullerton, California
The Muckenthaler House, renamed the Muckenthaler Cultural Center, is a large Spanish Colonial Revival style residence built in Fullerton, California, in 1924. Wikipedia
Address: 1201 W Malvern Ave, Fullerton, CA 92833
Opened: 1924
Area: 9 acres
Phone: (714) 738-6595
Architectural style: Spanish Colonial Revival architecture
Added to NRHP: May 31, 1980

Where will you treat your kids this weekend?

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day at Branagan’s Pub in Fullerton

Branagan’s is an Irish Pub with a long tradition of serving great beer and creating a warm, home like atmosphere. Reviewers consistently praise the service and say the “owner is a wonderfully warm person” which is great news when you are looking to enjoy life at a bar. If you are looking for an authentic Irish Pub to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, there may be no better place than Branagan’s near your apartment (you can even take an Uber there).

This year St. Paddy’s Day falls on Friday, March 17, which is great for everyone since most people will have the day off on Saturday (sorry if you have to work…we’ll have a drink for you). Branagan’s goes all out during the holiday with green beer, various drink specials and a host of music and games to keep you entertained during the holiday.  

Branagan’s Irish Pub

213 N Harbor Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92832
Phone number (714) 447-3544


Enjoy Music at Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble at the Muckenthaler

The Muckenthaler Cultural Center continues to be a hub of culture, arts, and entertainment in the Fullerton area and 2017 will be no different. This March the Jouyssance Early Music Ensemble will return to the local theater for its annual concert series celebrating the music and sounds of medieval, renaissance, and baroque periods of history.

The program will focus on 16th century music and go over the contrasting styles between composers and movements. The works of classical composers like “Josquin, Tallis, Morales, Taverner, Isaac and others” will be highlighted throughout the night. The performance is scheduled to last 1.5 hours and tickets start at $12.50.

Muckenthaler Cultural Center
1201 W. Malvern Ave.
Fullerton, CA  92833


Time: 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. March 9
$12.50 Member, $16 Student/Senior, $25 Non-member

Fullerton Eats: Try Mr Katus or Shorty’z For Breakfast

Breakfast is amazing. It’s an established truth for most Americans. As such, we know you’re always on the hunt for a great place to enjoy breakfast or brunch food. However, finding a really great place to eat near your neighborhood can be tough. Luckily, we did the hard work for you and found the most raved about spots near your apartment. Here they are:

Mr Katsu

3165 Yorba Linda Blvd, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone number (714) 986-9888

Mr Katsu is an Asian fusion location that serves tasty breakfast options with an Eastern twist. The spot has excellent reviews and even better food, so stop by the next time you want something to knock out your taste buds.


1631 N Placentia Ave, Fullerton, CA 92831
Phone number (714) 686-8226

This location has a mix of Mexican and American food that will satisfy your hunger. Reviewers love the chorizo and eggs combo, but anything you decide to order will be well worth it.