Anaheim - Attractions & Things To Do
Anaheim GardenWalk.An outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment oasis - steps from the Anaheim Convention Center and Disneyland® Resort - Anaheim GardenWalk offers wonderful shops, restaurants and entertainment venues among beautiful gardens and waterfalls. OC's new hot spot for fashion, food and fun, GardenWalk features chic stores such as Ann Taylor Loft, Chico's, Fresh Produce, G stage, Harley-Davidson of Anaheim, Hollister, Lux Aveda Salon/Spa, O'Neill, Runway 5, Tommy Bahama, The Body Shop and Whitehouse/Blackmarket. Dine at fine restaurants like Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., California Pizza Kitchen, Cheesecake Factory, McCormick & Schmick's Grille, P. F Chang's and Roy's. Enjoy cool entertainment at CinemaFusion (IMAX), 300 Anaheim, an upscale bowling lounge, Bar Louie and Heat Ultra Lounge. Visit www.anaheimgardenwalk.com.
Honda Center.The top entertainment and sports venue in Southern California, Honda Center hosts amazing concerts, world-famous musical artists, sports events and family shows. Home to the NHL's Anaheim Ducks, National Lacrosse League's Anaheim Storm and prestigious John R. Wooden Classic, the 650,000 sq. ft. arena has hosted the 2003 World Gymnastics Championships, NCAA events, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus, World Wrestling Entertainment and the Harlem Globetrotters. With a beautiful, state-of-the-art design, incredible sight lines and magical atmosphere, Honda Center is celebrated as the top venue in Southern California. Music fans love the 7,000-seat Theatre at Honda Center, an intimate setting for concerts and shows. Feel the excitement of pro hockey as the Anaheim Ducks heat up the ice at the Honda Center from September through April. Visit www.hondacenter.com.
The Grove of Anaheim.Music fans in Orange County find musical delight at The Grove of Anaheim, presenting top concerts, entertainment and dining in a beautiful, intimate and unforgettable atmosphere. The Grove of Anaheim presents a myriad of artists, musical acts, Grammy winners, shows and events - from country music to comedy, hard rock to Latin. The Grove is also an exceptional venue for special events, corporate functions, product launches, private concerts, weddings, and gala celebrations. For tickets and shows, visit www.thegroveofanaheim.com.
Disneyland® Resort.The most beloved family attraction on the planet, Disneyland® Resort is an enchanted kingdom of fantasy, magic and imagination - from the delight of Disneyland® Park to the Golden State adventures of Disney's California Adventure® Park. Families enjoy heart-pounding rides, classic attractions, magical entertainment, and wonderful dining and shopping at two amazing theme parks. Visit www.disneyland.com.
- Downtown Disney® District is a high-energy entertainment, dining and shopping promenade with playful shops, great restaurants, and live entertainment venues, including the World Of Disney® Store, House of Blues, ESPN Zone, Ralph Brennan's Jazz Kitchen, Rainforest Café and AMC Theater. [Top]
Anaheim Convention Center.The largest convention center on the West Coast, Anaheim Convention Center is a cutting-edge destination for meetings, events, conventions and trade shows. With its domed arena and centralized towers formed by an open grid design that blend into a spectacular curved glass facade, this jewel of Anaheim is a regional architectural landmark that illuminates the Anaheim cityscape. After three years of expansion, the Anaheim Convention Center features state-of-the-art exhibit halls and meeting space, the 28,140 square foot arena, beautiful banquet space, world-class catering and cutting-edge technology. Visit www.anaheimconventioncenter.com.
Anaheim ICE.Sporting an Olympic-size skating rink, Anaheim ICE offers the coolest youth and adult ice hockey programs and tournaments. Anaheim ICE offers pick-up hockey, weekly clinics and professional instructional camps, as well as competitive hockey leagues for all skill levels, including initiation leagues, in-house leagues, and elite leagues in Southern California. Anaheim ICE also offers public ice skating, freestyle and power skating sessions, and a pro shop with 1,000 pairs of ice hockey and figure skates. Skate around to the hottest music on a giant video screen at Weekend Rock-N-Skate. Visit www.anaheimice.com. [Top]
MUZEO.An exciting new museum in Anaheim, MUZEO presents an ever-changing program of cool and unusual exhibitions, events and activities. The MUZEO explores and celebrates our diverse heritage, culture and arts through creative programming and traveling exhibitions that engage and delight the communities of Orange County. The MUZEO is currently showing an exhibition of the art of Philip Burke and the Monsters and Beasts exhibition, with amazing life-sized monsters from Hollywood's blockbuster films. For latest events, visit www.muzeo.org.
Universal Studios Hollywood/City Walk.Experience the glamour, entertainment and action of Universal Studios Hollywood, the world's largest theme park and movie and TV studio. Jump into blockbuster movies on action-packed rides with special effects, shows, and a working movie studio. Experience hair-raising thrills on the super coaster, Revenge of the Mummy, take an 80-foot raft plunge on Jurassic Park and enjoy adventure on Shrek 4-D. Laugh on the mega-attraction, The Simpsons, with the TV show's whimsical characters. Go behind-the-scenes and see how movies and TV shows are created on the Studio Tour. Hollywood's famed backlot features sets from movies like The War of the Worlds and award-winning TV shows like Desperate Housewives. Cap off your day at Universal CityWalk boasting LA's hip restaurants, clubs, nightspots and cinemas. With exhilarating rides and shows, a real movie studio and L.A's hippest shopping and dining, Universal Studios Hollywood is a unique family experience. Visit www.universalstudios.com. [Top]
Adventure City.Youngsters and families enjoy a universe of entertainment, excitement and education at Adventure City in Anaheim. Enjoy rides that twirl, spin and zoom, shows that captivate, and small-town buildings that remind us of simple days . . . all in a city filled with fun and adventure. Adventure City features 10 rides and attractions for kids, a petting farm, an arcade, a challenging 24-foot rock climbing wall, Mount Adventurous, a live children's interactive stage at the Adventure City Theater and the Adventure City Birthday Party Station. Visit www.adventurecity.com.
K1-Speed.Anaheim's ultimate family entertainment hot spot, K1 Speed is the largest indoor Go- Kart racing and entertainment center in Southern California. Riders test their speed on imported, high-tech European Electric Pro karts on the large K1 road-course style track with live scoring. With authentic racing décor, fast tracks, and a memorabilia collection, you can serve your need for speed. K1 Speed is also a fun venue for birthday parties, corporate events, and team building retreats for up to 100 people. Visit http://www.k1speed.com [Top]
Aquarium of the Pacific.Journey under the waters and waves of the Pacific Ocean at the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, one of the largest aquariums in the country. Anchoring The Pike at Rainbow Harbor, this spectacular aquarium displays 1,000 marine species in 19 habitats and 32 exhibits. Encounter 12,500 animals as you explore the sunny Southern California and Baja, frigid waters of the North Pacific, and the colorful reefs of the Tropical Pacific. Face and touch the ocean's most terrifying predators in Shark Lagoon. See iridescent jellyfish, or feed lorikeet birds. Enjoy an exciting Harbor Cruise or Behind-the-Scenes tour, and experience the 3D films Monsters of the Abyss and A Fish Story. Visit www.aquariumofpacific.org. [Top]