City of Placentia

City of Placentia

Placentia Civic CenterThe city of Placentia hosts its Heritage Parade & Festival during October of each year.

The city’s heritage is centered on citrus growth and its packaging for destinations throughout the country.

The parade is viewed by 25,000 residents and features floats, bands and marching groups from local schools. The event culminates in an all-day festival at Tri-City Park that features craft booths, food vendors, a business showcase and a antique auto show.

Independence Day is celebrated in fine fashion at Valencia High School’s Bradford Stadium. Beginning early in the afternoon on July 4th, residents begin joining friends and neighbors for “the all-American Cities” celebration. Food, games and other activities precede a fireworks spectacular that is known throughout north Orange County. Attendance is limited only by the size of the stadium.

As a citrus-growing are for more than 100 years, Placentia developed in what is now know as Old Town, La Placita Santa Fe. Each year, Old Town hosts a Las Posadas and Tamale Festival. Recently revitalized and expanded, the festival is an opportunity to visit Old Town and try some of the may delectable Mexican foods, especially tamales made by the many fine restaurants in the area. This Past December, Old Town hosted 8,000 visitors who came to enjoy the hospitality.

Alta Vista Country Club is a well-known and highly respected golf facility in the center of the city. The finely manicured course is complemented by a recently upgraded clubhouse and banquet facility. The rolling hills of the course are ringed by some of Orange County’s finest housing.

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