Category Archives: Avtivities in Anaheim

  1. Santa Ana Water Tower

      Anaheim has its own water tower, but it doesn’t come close to the cult following of the nearby Santa Ana Water Tower, which is well worth a visit. The landmark site can be seen from I-5 and is well-known to locals. It was built in 1928 and at 153 feet tall can hold one…

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  2. Visit Universal Studios

      No trip to Anaheim is complete without a visit to Universal Studios, conveniently located at 100 Universal City Plaza. Part film studio and part theme park, it’s an entertainment, shopping, thrill ride and dining hot spot with special patriotic treats during the Fourth of July holiday. Visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter and…

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  3. Long Beach Comic Expo

    On February 17 and 18, head to the Long Beach Convention Center for the annual Long Beach Comic Expo. You’ll be in your element as comic books and pop culture mesh for one of the most anticipated showcases of the year. Meet the writers, artists, and illustrators behind your favorite comics, attend workshops and lectures,…

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  4. Your NYE Guide

    There’s a party for everyone in Southern California, like the Minimal Effort: NYE bash from 4 p.m. – 4 a.m. You’ll need to travel to downtown Los Angeles for this mega party, but it’s well worth the short drive, especially since revelers keep it going until the wee hours. Held at the Minimal Effort Club,…

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  5. Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center

      Featuring a number of permanent and traveling exhibits, special events and boasting a stunning architectural design, no visit to Anaheim is complete without checking out the “Muzeo.” On site is the Carnegie Gallery, a historic library from 1908 and originally crafted via a $10,000 grant. It served as a library until the 1960s, then…

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  6. Ethiopian Picks in Anaheim

      Anaheim is home to two authentic Ethiopian restaurants, each unique and worth a visit to explore the intricate flavors and innovative dishes. At Tana Ethiopian Restaurant and Market, the eatery is open for lunch and dinner, with sambusas and the famed injera bread making perfect starters. Yemiser Wot is a favorite dish here, with…

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  7. Whale Watching Season Begins!

      Newport Beach whale watching season begins January 1 with a special $16 entry. The gray whale begins the longest major migration of all marine mammals this season, with several thousand whales migrating along Newport Beach. Returning from the Baja California lagoon through April, it’s common to see at least five whales on an average…

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  8. Celebrate MLK Jr. Day in Anaheim

      Martin Luther King Jr. Day offers a variety of options for celebrating in the Anaheim area. The annual Peace and Unity Parade kicks off at the MLK Jr. Avenue and Anaheim Street intersection at 10:30 a.m. on January 14, and the celebration continues until 6 p.m. Each year, over 25,000 attendees come together for…

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  9. Holiday Light Displays in Anaheim

      There are many places to enjoy the holiday lights in Anaheim, but having an insider’s guide gives you a major advantage. Beyond Disneyland and the famous Nutcracker tree downtown, you’ll also want to head to Kraemer and Birch in nearby Brea. The so-called “Eagle Hills neighborhood” is known for putting on an incredible show,…

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  10. Grand Central Art Center

      CSUF’s Grand Central Art Center is home to Fullerton’s College of the Art’s “open exploration of contemporary art and visual culture.” Here, you’ll find art and exhibits from local and international artists committed to collaboration and community. Located in nearby Santa Ana, the museum is open Tuesday – Sunday, with a First Saturday Art…

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