City of Anaheim

City of Anaheim

Anaheim (/ˈænəhaɪm/) is a city in Orange County, California, part of the Los Angeles metropolitan area and the 14th most populous city in California. Anaheim is home to the Disneyland® Resort, the Anaheim Convention Center, and two major sports teams: the Anaheim Ducks® ice hockey club and the Los Angeles Angels® baseball team.


Anaheim was founded by 50 German families in 1857 and remained largely an agricultural community until Disneyland opened in 1955. The city also developed into an industrial center, producing electronics, aircraft parts and canned fruit.

Downtown Anaheim has three mixed-use historic districts, the largest of which is the Anaheim Colony.

Current Happenings in Anaheim

Anaheim Packing District

The Packing District is a collection of historic projects within the heart of Anaheim, including Anaheim Packing House, MAKE, Farmers Park, Leisure Town, Packard Building and CTR ST Anaheim. The Anaheim Packing House is one of the last remaining citrus packing warehouses in Orange County, which has been historically preserved and retrofitted as a great American market hall.

440 S. Anaheim Blvd. Anaheim, CA 92805

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Downtown Anaheim

A visit to Downtown Anaheim is one that will be filled with local ingredients and crafts at the Anaheim Certified Farmers Market, annual events such as the Halloween Festival and Parade and Holiday Tree Lighting, as well as the Anaheim 5k Run, Black History Parade and Cultural Faire, Vegan Faire, and the Community Yard Sale. See what’s brewin’ at the many local breweries located in and around downtown.

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