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The Inflatable Run & Festival Comes to Southern California in April 2018

Calling all adults with kids! Or adults who still are kids! The most unique family event ever designed will be in San Diego and Orange County in April. The Inflatable Run is a family-friendly event featuring a 1 mile-long course built of kid-friendly colorful inflatable obstacles to duck under, bounce off, climb through, and slide down. Not only that but the entire area will be packed with live music, food carts, carnival games, face painting, magic shows, inflatable Zorb balls to ride, a massive water balloon battle and fun kid’s activities. The events host approximately 5000 participants. Ideal for families, The Inflatable Run is suitable for all ages, and kids under 12 get in free!

  • San Diego
    DATE: April 14th 2018
    TIME: 8 AM – 4 PM
    LOCATION: SDCCU Stadium – 9449 Friars Road, San Diego, CA 92108
    PRICES: Kids 12 & Under Free. Adult tickets are $15 – $60

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  • Orange County
    DATE: April 21th 2018
    TIME: 8 AM – 4 PM
    LOCATION: OC & Event Center – 88 Fair Drive, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
    PRICES: Kids 12 & Under Free. Adult tickets are $15 – $60

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“Everybody Loves running thru an inflatable obstacle course, right? That’s why we designed an event with inflatables that will keep your family laughing and smiling from start to finish,” said Clark Wayne, The Inflatable Run’s Event Director. “One of the best parts is that kids 12 and under can attend the event and participant in the inflatable course for free!”

As families enjoy themselves, they can feel even better knowing profits from the run will be donated to Just Care More, a charity helping at-risk youth learn life lessons thru the discovery of hobbies and passions.

ATTRACTIONS INCLUDE:

  • 1 Mile / 5K Inflatable Obstacle Course
  • Face Painting & temporary tattoo booth
  • Magic Shows
  • Live Music
  • Inflatable Zorb Balls
  • Water Balloon Battle
  • Go Kart Races
  • Carnival Games
  • And Much More

For more information, visit – https://www.theinflatablerun.com


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BBQ, Live Music and Stand-Up Comedy All at the Long Beach BBQ Festival

The BBQ chefs from around the country gather to grill their award-winning ribs, chicken, sausage, pulled pork and other succulent delicacies. Award-winning pit masters will battle local barbecue gurus to see whose ribs, chicken, pulled pork and brisket are the most irresistible, and trust us, the competition will be intense.

The event is a KCBS BBQ sanctioned event and also qualifies for the CBBBQ (TOY).

Pork Ribs, Beef Ribs, Tri-Tip, Pulled Pork, Chicken, Sausages and more…this is a competition within a competition.

Taste and experience firsthand what makes barbecue so popular in the USA — all while enjoying live music, dancing, line dancing lessons, cantinas, live sports tent, artisan exhibitions, free e-Souvenir Photo, international food court, children’s stage featuring an Animal Variety Show and Petting Zoo, Bounces, Games, Stand Up Comedy as seen on HBO, Comedy Central and more.

With stops across the country, the 2016 Great American Cookout will make its only stop in California right here at the Long Beach BBQ Festival. BBQ experts and GAC tour hosts, Mike and Christine Peters, will share grilling tips and free samples with event attendees, so this is one cookout not to be missed!

Friday night features free line dancing lessons where you can learn all the top dances from an expert.

It’s time to grab the family, put on loose clothes, come with an empty stomach and head to the Long Beach BBQ Festival, right here in Southern California.

The event also features and VIP All You Can Eat Rib Village – that is right. Indulge your cravings of BBQ meats and treats at the VIP Rib Village. You can easily spend $100 a la carte sampling the award winning participating BBQ cooking teams irresistible pork ribs and then add alcoholic drinks, unlimited non-alcoholic beverages, chicken, pulled pork, sides, desserts and guaranteed seating – it is a great deal.

The VIP Rib Village is sponsored by Lucille’s Smokehouse Bar-B-Que who will be whipping up their tasty Creamy Coleslaw, Potato Salad and Old-Fashioned Banana Pudding Fresh bananas folded in with creamy banana flavored pudding topped with vanilla wafers and sweet whipped cream. Also, will be giving out free samples of pulled pork in the general area as well.

Long Beach BBQ Festival is to be held on August 19-21, 2016. On August 20th the KCBS BBQ Competition will be held.

  • Friday, August 19th at 5PM – 10:00PM
  • Saturday, August 20th at 12NOON – 10:00PM
  • Sunday, August 21st at 12NOON – 10:00PM

The event is located at the Rainbow Lagoon Park in Long Beach, CA.

400-403 Shoreline Village Drive, Long Beach, CA 90802


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