Category Archives: Culture

  1. Explore Mother Colony House

      Take a step back in time and discover the first building in Anaheim. Located at 400 N West St., what’s now known as Mother Colony House was built in 1857. It showcases the American Territorial style cottage and originally consisted of just three small rooms constructed with redwoods. Admire the decorative crest of the…

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  2. Celebrating Cinco de Mayo

    Every year, over 100,000 attendees flock to Anaheim for the 5 de Mayo Festival. It spans over four days, particularly when Cinco de Mayo falls on a Saturday, and is one of the biggest celebrations in the country. Cinco de Mayo, a relatively small holiday in Mexico, celebrates the Mexican army’s victory over French forces…

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  3. French Dining in Anaheim

    Whether you’re in the mood for the perfect croque madame, are looking for a romantic date night spot or simply want to explore the exciting Anaheim food scene, booking a reservation at one of the French establishments is a must. Try Café Casse Croute for a breakfast croissant or one of their revered filet mignons…

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  4. Russian Restaurants

      Moscow Deli is a favorite stop in Anaheim for authentic Russian cuisine, whether you’re looking for takeaway or key ingredients to whip up your own dishes. Try one of the spicy soups, an Odessa sandwich, genuine Borscht or a Kiev sandwich that will make you feel like you just touched down in Moscow. It’s…

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  5. German Fare in Anaheim

    It’s no surprise that a city founded by Germans has plenty of authentic, delicious German restaurants to choose from. At Jagerhaus, you’ll find goulash, strudel, bratwurst and other German treasures all in an intimate, cozy environment. Start with the traditional fondue, and don’t forget to save room for an extra pint or two of imported…

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  6. North Gate of the City of Anaheim

    Located at 775 Anaheim Boulevard and North Street, this is the original town site of Anaheim. During its heyday, it was enclosed by a “living fence” comprised of willow trees which did a fantastic job of keeping livestock out. This gate is one of four that aided in travel back and forth to the north….

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  7. Founder’s Park

      Anaheim has a rich and fascinating history, though the city’s historic sites aren’t usually the big tourist draws. Founder’s Park, located at 400 N. West Street, is home to a trio of old buildings that tell the unique story of Anaheim’s roots. The oldest home in Orange County, the Woelke-Stoffel House, is right beside…

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  8. Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

    You don’t need to be a fan of Tricky Dick to enjoy the exhibits and special events at this unique Anaheim landmark. The new museum and library is open to the public, and 1,600 newly released pages of Warren “Bill” Gulley’s documents from the White House Central Files are on display. The events described in…

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  9. Anaheim’s Day of the Dead

      Take a day trip to Old Town San Diego for one of the biggest Day of the Dead events in Southern California. It’s a celebration of history, heritage and culture. The rich diversity of the area makes it the perfect destination within the Mercado, where you’ll find food, goods, entertainment and plenty of activities…

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  10. Christ Cathedral

      Explore this standout architectural and spiritual destination near downtown Anaheim Monday – Saturday with a self-guided or docent-led tour. Located at 13280 Chapman Avenue in Garden Grove, there are 32 beautiful acres with a variety of buildings including Christ Cathedral, Cathedral Cultural Center, as well as gardens and an on-site cemetery. With 55 volunteer…

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