As winter continues to weave its spell over Anaheim and the vibrant Orange County region, a world of exciting possibilities awaits residents and visitors alike. The daily temperature’s average of 68 degrees with a minimal amount of rainfall, makes Anaheim a wonderful winter destination. While the holiday fervor may have subsided, the region remains a playground of diverse activities for those seeking memorable experiences in February.
Hit the Theme Parks
Celebrate the Lunar New Year at Disney California Adventure® Park
Whether you're a lifelong Disney devotee or simply seeking a joyous celebration of Lunar New Year, Disney California Adventure® Park has you covered! Through February 18th, 2024, immerse yourself in the vibrant Year of the Dragon with a dazzling array of experiences. Let the festive spirit sweep you away as you join "Mulan's Lunar New Year Procession." Led by the mischievous Mushu himself, this vibrant parade features stunning costumes, lively music, and playful characters, creating a spectacle that's both culturally rich and simply delightful. And don’t forget to savor the tantalizing Asian-inspired dishes and drinks you’ll find throughout the park.
Knott's Berry Farm's PEANUTS Celebration
February at Knott's Berry Farm takes a delightful nosedive into the world of PEANUTS! Until February 25th, the park transforms into a celebration of everyone's favorite comic strip gang, offering up a smorgasbord of family-friendly fun for fans of all ages.
New for this year is a spotlight on Franklin, showcasing his unique charm and adventures in a special exhibit. Foodies can rejoice in a menu brimming with PEANUTS-inspired treats, sure to tempt taste buds of all ages. And fans can rejoice in the return of classic shows like “It's Your Life, Charlie Brown” and “Snoopy's Legendary Rooftop Concert,” each promising laughter and singalongs. From hilarious character interactions to charming photo ops, every corner of the park offers a chance to step into the heart of a PEANUTS comic strip.
Anaheim & Orange County Festivals
Black History Parade & Unity Festival
Explore the vibrant and inclusive spirit of the Annual Orange County Black History Parade and Unity Festival. Set to take place on Saturday, February 3, 2024 in Downtown Anaheim, the event’s theme this year is “Our Outward Expression Of Unity Reflects Our Inward Unity Of Purpose.” The parade goes from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, after which The Unity Festival kicks off. This event promises a day filled with family, food, and fun. Attendees can explore the Youth Village, Health Village, College Fair, and enjoy live entertainment. Additionally, there will be a Car & Bike Show and a Break Dance Contest as part of the festivities.
42nd Annual UVSA Tết Festival
Dedicated to preserving Vietnamese culture, the Tết Festival pulsates with the energy of over 100,000 attendees and hundreds of vibrant booths crammed into a thrilling three-day weekend. This cultural behemoth isn't just a celebration; it's a living, breathing testament to the enduring spirit of Vietnamese heritage. Attendees can revel in traditional foods, live entertainment, a Pho eating contest, festive games, and delightful customs celebrating the Vietnamese Lunar New Year. Join this exciting Orange County festival at the OC Fair & Event Center on February 9-11, 2024.
The Laguna Beach Music Festival
Discover the magic of the 22nd Annual Laguna Beach Music Festival, curated by the renowned violinist Anne Akiko Meyers from February 12 - 18, 2024. This multi-day extravaganza offers a blend of classical and contemporary concerts, engaging community programs, and dynamic special events. Meet the artists, attend salons, participate in open rehearsals, and engage in lively discussions ensuring an unforgettable experience for travelers seeking the perfect harmony of culture and entertainment.
Events in Anaheim
Anaheim Ducks Home Games
Be part of the electrifying atmosphere of professional ice hockey at the iconic Honda Center as you cheer for the home team! Whether you're a dedicated hockey enthusiast or new to the game, attending an Anaheim Ducks game guarantees a memorable and exhilarating night of sports entertainment.
- Friday, Feb. 9 at 7:00 p.m.: Anaheim Ducks vs. Edmonton Oilers
- Wednesday, Feb. 21 at 7:00 p.m.: Anaheim Ducks vs. Columbus Blue Jackets
- Sunday, Feb. 25 at 5:00 p.m.: Anaheim Ducks vs. Nashville Predators
Let the good times roll! Ahead of the Easter season starting with Ash Wednesday, Mardi Gras or Fat Tuesday on February 13th gives us an opportunity to indulge in sweets and celebrations. Need some inspiration?
- Grab Shrimp Po’boy from the Iron Press at the Packing House.
- Transport yourself through Cajun and soul-packed flavors at Georgia’s Restaurant also at the Packing House.
- Embrace the festive spirit and treat yourself to a beautifully decorated King’s Cake from Porto’s Bakery & Cafe.
Fall in love with Anaheim dining this Valentine’s Day. Meat your date at steakhouses like THE RANCH Restaurant & Saloon, Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse, and Morton’s. If you’re looking for something more eclectic, try the Anaheim Packing House, a food hall filled with artisan food stands, or in Downtown Anaheim’s Center Street Promenade.
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