What’s New in
Anaheim and Orange County
Here We Shine! Our future is looking bright with exciting developments coming to Anaheim and Orange County. Below you will find updates on our ever-evolving destination along with our newest attractions, accommodations, and culinary experiences.
NEW TO THE AREA
EVE – Everyone Ventures Everywhere
EVE offers passengers comfort and convenience in its all-electric, 9-passenger vehicle, connecting riders to and from John Wayne Airport as well as all ART stops in the Anaheim region. Learn more here.
Pixar Place Hotel
The reimagined Pixar Place Hotel is now open, marking the official transformation of Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel into the first fully Pixar-themed hotel in the United States.
Disney California Adventure® Park
The Pacific Wharf in Disney California Adventure® Park, which shares similarities to San Francisco’s waterfront, has been reimagined into San Fransokyo from “Big Hero 6.” This area features new spots to eat, shop and meet Baymax!
ocV!BE - Mixed-Use Community and Live Entertainment District Coming to Anaheim
A land-development project will form a massive lifestyle, business, dining and entertainment hub in Anaheim.
ocV!BE, coming to Anaheim in 2026
ocV!BE will be anchored by Honda Center and will include the following upon completion:
• A new 5,700-capacity concert venue
• 30+ restaurant concepts
• Four public plazas
• 865,000 sq. ft. of office space, including a 325,000-sq. ft. office tower
• Two new hotels with a planned 550 total rooms
• 20 acres of parks and open space
This project will feature numerous walkways and bridges connecting the full 115 acres creating a sense of place for guests. A landmark feature will be a bridge crossing Katella Avenue to provide a safe path from ARTIC to Honda Center, while decreasing pedestrian traffic on the streets.
OC River Walk
OC River Walk is a vision to transform the Santa Ana River Corridor into a primary connective open space uniting the Southern California region. The goal of the OC River Walk project is to transform the Santa Ana River into an iconic regional destination for recreation and entertainment. Read more here.
Anaheim LAX Link
A luxury transportation option is on its way to Anaheim. The service will feature daily, nonstop, professional chauffeuring between ARTIC and LAX. Reservations will be required to ride in executive style mini buses that feature comfortable amenities for passengers to enjoy.
A new luxury, four Diamond hotel is expected to open in Garden Grove in 2026. With 200 guest rooms and 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space, plus two signature restaurants, this will be one of their largest hotels in the nation.
Nickelodeon Hotel & Resort
A AAA four Diamond Nickelodeon brand Hotel and Resort is coming to our neighboring city, Garden Grove. The hotel plans include 500 guest rooms, 9,500 sq. ft. ballroom, 7,000 sq. ft. arcade, 600 seat theatre, a lazy river, and much more!
Stone Groove Stillhouse
Anaheim MAKE’s distillery will welcome Stone Groove Stillhouse in 2024. The MAKE building is already home to Unsung Brewing Company and Pali Wine Company, making Stone Groove Stillhouse a perfect addition.