Prepare for spooktacular fun as the Anaheim Fall Festival and Halloween Parade are just around the corner! Mark your calendars for October 28, 2023, as the streets of downtown Anaheim come alive with autumnal enchantment and Halloween merriment. This year promises to be bigger and more bewitching than ever since this year marks the 100th anniversary of the Anaheim Fall Festival (1923), followed next year by the centennial of the Anaheim Halloween Parade (1924).
As you can see above, even the vintage city mascot of Andy Anaheim was ready to herald the arrival of Disneyland, which opened on Sunday, July 17, 1955. The opening was broadcast across the nation on ABC, putting our mutual hometown of Anaheim in the spotlight to an estimated 90 million viewers in what was then the largest live television broadcast up to that time.
Welcome to a vibrant part of Anaheim, where history meets culinary fun in the form of the Anaheim Packing District. This can’t-be-missed gastronomic destination represents the ethnic and culinary diversity of Southern California culture, characterized by renowned culinary talents that have helped put the Anaheim Packing District in national headlines, reiterating Southern California as one of the best […]
Among Anaheim’s many dining options, three stand out for their distinctiveness, ranging from Italian, Mexican, and Western United States cuisines. Each is delectable, delicious, and savory, sure to satisfy any discerning palate.
Howard Johnson is a legendary American hotel chain also known for its iconic logo. It features two prominent colors: deep turquoise blue and orange (a favorite color of legendary singers Prince and Frank Sinatra). These colors are carefully selected to create a distinctive and recognizable brand identity for customers. The story behind the logo is […]
Guest Blog Post By Kevin Kidney & Jody Daily The year was 1965, and Walt Disney’s internationally famous Disneyland Park was celebrating its “Tencennial,” commemorating its first decade of incredible success. Even after ten years of phenomenal growth in what is now the Anaheim Resort district, there were disparate plots of land and the occasional […]
It seems like it doesn’t matter what time of year you plan a trip to the Disneyland Parks, it is always crowded. Which we totally understand. We love going to the parks all the time too. Even though the parks may be crowded when you are on your trip, these tips are sure to help […]
It wasn’t long ago if guests asked how to walk to “downtown”, we would point them towards Downtown Disney. Or tell them that it was too far to walk to downtown LA. There simply wasn’t any reason to send our guests to downtown Anaheim. Things are changing though as a handful of stores and restaurants […]
If you have ever wondered how Walt Disney came up with the inspiration for Tarzan’s Treehouse inside Disneyland – and who hasn’t – take a short trip into the heart of downtown Anaheim, to 400 N. West Street, and you might see something very familiar.
First of all, congratulations to all the runners who participated in this last weekend’s Disneyland Half Marathon events! It was great seeing medals being worn so proudly all around town. My wife and I got to participate in the 1/2 marathon and it was definitely something we will never forget. The weekend started off with […]