GET SCARED. Knott’s Scary Farm starts SEPT 21Wednesday September 20, 2017
Knott’s Scary Farm in Buena Park is scarier than ever! Clowns may be involved. This popular attraction is the largest and most haunting Halloween experience in Southern California. Explore 13 different haunted mazes if you dare! More than 1,000 scary creatures will be all over the park to startle you. Remember, we warned you about the clowns! Knott’s Scary Farm takes place from September 21–October 31. The next seasonal attraction there will be Knott’s Merry Farm.
Make a splash at Norwalk Aquatics PavilionWednesday September 13, 2017
If you love the water, check out the nearby Norwalk Aquatics Pavilion. This state-of-the-art facility offers so much for all ages. Learn as a family how to swim. Do laps on your own. Take a class. Water aerobics, you name it, they have it. There’s so much fun to be had! They keep the water at a very comfortable temperature and the facility is handicap accessible. The Pavilion is located at Norwalk Park only a short drive from Castella by Brandywine Homes. The city of Norwalk has recreational and community events all throughout the year so there’s always an opportunity to enjoy an active and connected lifestyle when you live at Castella.
Los Angeles County Fair: Starts SEPT 1Wednesday August 23, 2017
Enjoy fair food, fun, rides, shows, concerts and so much more at the Los Angeles County Fair. It has fun for all ages. Check out The Igloo — an indoor ice rink — to have fun and cool off. Visit The Farm to watch ice cream and butter making demos. The Big Red Barn features kids’ exhibits, a petting zoo, and goat-milking demos. Jurassic Planet offers dinosaur fun. The Grandstand features live concerts by tribute bands. Of course, there are your favorite Fair rides, fair food, shopping, and challenging games. Enjoy Labor Day weekend at The Fair! Be sure to wear sunscreen, hats, and sunglasses too.
Taste of DT Long Beach: AUG 23-24Friday August 18, 2017
Bring your appetites for the third and final Taste of Downtown Long Beach event for 2017. It will take place at the scenic waterfront at Rainbow Harbor. Have your pick of dozens of participating local restaurants. There will also be live entertainment and libations. The Taste of Downtown will take place at the Band Shell at Rainbow Harbor in Long Beach from 6PM-10PM.
Celebrate National Cheesecake DayTuesday July 25, 2017
At nearby Los Cerritos Center, go to The Cheesecake Factory between July 30-31, and celebrate National Cheesecake Day with them. Dine-in guests any slice of its more than 30 legendary flavors of cheesecake for half price at any of its 193 restaurants nationwide. The Cheesecake Factory will also debut its newest cheesecake creation — Celebration Cheesecake — featuring layers of Original cheesecake, vanilla cake, strawberry, chocolate and vanilla mousse topped with cream cheese frosting and finished with brightly colored confetti. For every slice sold through August, The Cheesecake Factory will donate 25 cents to Feeding America®, the nation’s largest domestic hunger relief organization. Since 2008, The Cheesecake Factory has donated more than $4.2 million to Feeding America through the sale of its specially designated cheesecakes. Los Cerritos Center also features great stores such as Apple Store, Banana Republic, COACH, MAC Cosmetics and more.
Norwalk Brush Strokes & Beverages: July 28Wednesday July 12, 2017
Explore your artsy side and connect with new friends at the Brush Strokes & Beverages on Friday, July 28, from 7-9:30pm at Norwalk Cultural Arts Center. All levels of artistic experience are welcome. This is a step-by-step painting process is designed for all levels so don’t be intimidated. The event is $25 and 21 and over. The subject matter of the painting is predetermined and the host will guide everyone on how to create their own version. At the end of the night, you will walk away with an original painting you created all by yourself. The Cultural Arts Center is located at 13200 Clarkdale Avenue.
Norwalk 4th of July on July 3Tuesday June 27, 2017
Enjoy Fourth of July festivities one night early at the city of Norwalk! It’s the July 3rd Independence Day Pageant is the perfect family-friendly event. From 1-7pm, there will be a Locks of Love hair drive. From 5-8pm, there will be face painting. From 5:30-8:30pm, there will be food available for purchase. From 6-9pm, there will be live entertainment. And then at 9pm, the big fireworks display! Norwalk City Hall Lawn is located at 12700 Norwalk Blvd. When you live in a beautiful new home at Castella, fun events like this are always close to home!
Kids Fun Zone at Norwalk Town Square: June 24Wednesday June 21, 2017
Bring the kids and check out the fun on June 24 from noon until 3pm. The Norwalk Town Square Fun Zone has free craft events for the kids. You can also enjoy a nice lunch while you’re there. Choose from Wingstop, China Town Express, Hibachi Grill Buffet, RC Burgers, and Yogurtland. Convenient shopping includes GNC, Payless Shoes, Dollar Tree, Avenue and more.
Fun for Father’s Day near CastellaWednesday June 14, 2017
Treat the dad in your life to some fun for Father’s Day! AMF Cerritos Lanes is close to Castella and has 40 bowling lanes, burgers, salads, sweets, an arcade and free Wi-Fi. Experience the need for speed at Go Kart World! Enjoy six gokart tracks for all skill and age levels, bumper car track, arcade and snack bar. If you’re looking to relax at home, make dad a home-cooked meal. Nearby grocery stores include Ralphs and Trader Joe’s. When you live in a new home for sale in Southern California at Castella, you’ll be centrally located to enjoy the best of Los Angeles and Orange County.
Knott’s & Queen Mary Memorial EventsThursday May 25, 2017
Celebrate Memorial Day at Knott’s for a beautiful fireworks display. Active, veteran and retired members of the United States military are awarded free admission to all the festivities. Knott’s Soak City opens May 26 with 7 new water slides to welcome summer right in. The Queen Mary will also offer FREE admission to all U.S. active and retired military personnel on Memorial Day Monday. General Admission includes a self-guided tour and the Ghosts & Legends Show.