20,000 enjoy 626 Night Market lasers


While many Arcadia residents left town on July 4 to find a colorful celebration of Independence Day, about 20,000 people, mostly from other cites, swarmed to Arcadia to see three laser light shows at the second of three weekend evenings of the 626 Night Market at Santa Anita Park. The first half-hour show got started about a half-hour late at 9:30 p.m. Smoke machines were pumping out banks of fog from the statue of Seabiscuit to the stage … [Read more...]

July 4 laser shows at 626 Market


Arcadia may have a ban on fireworks but the 626 Night Market will offer a dazzling alternative three times Saturday night -- a Laser Extravaganza ​and DJ Set at 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m., and 11:30 p.m. Saturday, July 4th. 626 Night Market begins its fourth season this Friday through Sunday, July 3-5, with the first of its tri-annual three-­day flagship events at Santa Anita Park, 285 W. Huntington Drive in Arcadia. The 626 Night Market season … [Read more...]

Cal Phil 2015 summer schedule


Cal Phil is back at Santa Anita for another terrific season of outdoor concerts! Marking California Philharmonic’s 19th season, the incomparable Maestro Victor Vener is, once again, turning the heat up on summer entertainment with a spectacular series of Saturday evening concerts featuring his world-class orchestra and a sizzling slate of special guests. To purchase tickets to attend the incomparable Victor Vener and his California … [Read more...]

626 Night Market returns


The original and largest Asian-themed night market in the United States, 626 Night Market features, returns to Arcadia for a fourth year on the first weekends of July, August and September at Santa Anita Park. That's nine nights of entertainment and shopping you won't get anywhere else, including hundreds of food, merchandise, crafts, arts, games, music, and entertainment attractions and festivities that appeal to all ages. Join 20,000-25,000 … [Read more...]

Pack Station 2nd Sunday concerts


Adams' Pack Station in the Angekes National Forest at the top of Santa Anita Canyon Road, just 3 miles and ten minutes above Arcadia, offers one of the best free outdoor concert settings on Sunday afternoons... … [Read more...]

Downtown Arcadia Street Fair debut July 3


Downtown Arcadia will launch a new street fair July 3 with a patriotic festival kicking off the first night's festivities. This week the Arcadia City Council unanimously approved the new weekly event that has been in Monrovia for 23 years to now be staged from 5-9 p.m. on Fridays in Arcadia on First Avenue from Huntington Drive north past Wheeler Avenue to near Santa Clara Street by the 24 Hour Fitness. (Update June 11: The Street Fair will … [Read more...]

Concerts in Park 2015 schedule


Another summer, another series of amazing FREE concerts in the park! -- actually, the lawn of the Arcadia City Hall, 240 W. Huntington Drive every Thursday evening at 6:30 p.m. from July 9 - Aug. 20, thanks to the City of Arcadia Recreational Services Department. Bring your own chair or blankets to sit on the grass, and your own treats to enjoy - The Grilled Cheese Truck will also be available to offer food and drinks for purchase. July 9 - … [Read more...]

Free Friday Movies in Park schedule


Update July 12: Meet Olaf and Elsa and get your photo taken with them this Friday before the free Movies in the Park showing of "Frozen Sing-Along with Olaf and Elsa!" Another summer, another series of amazing FREE family movies in the park! -- actually, the lawn of the Arcadia City Hall, 240 W. Huntington Drive every Friday evening at 7:30 p.m. from July 10 - Aug. 21, thanks to CHOICESS in partnership with the City of Arcadia Recreational … [Read more...]