When most people think of Anaheim, California, their minds immediately jump to Disneyland. While Disneyland is a blast—and you should definitely plan to spend some time there this summer—there are tons of other fun summer activities in Anaheim to try out that are perfect for all ages.

Are you looking for fun summer activities in Anaheim? Be sure to check out the local farmers markets, hikes, and concerts!


Farmers Markets in Anaheim

Nothing tastes better than fresh, locally grown produce. In Anaheim, there are multiple popular farmers markets to visit. The Downtown Anaheim Certified Farmers Market and Craft Fair is one you won’t want to miss. Not only do they have products from local farms, but you will also find unique teas, fresh baked goods, local seafood, and more. They even sell handmade jewelry, bags, and candles. 


Hikes near Anaheim

Are you a nature fanatic? You’re in luck! Anaheim has plenty of hiking trails with varying lengths and difficulty levels, so you can find a good hike for any age. Here are just two examples:

  • The Weir Canyon Trail is a moderate 3.6-mile trail that loops around Weir Canyon Regional Park. The hike features beautiful wildflowers, and you can bring your dog on a leash! 
  • The Barham Ridge Trail is another popular hike that is suitable for hikers of all skill levels. Since it is elevated, the views of the valley are absolutely stunning!


Concerts in Anaheim

If summer concerts are your idea of a good time, Anaheim has some upcoming concerts that you won’t want to miss. You’ll find a range of artists, from the well-known rock band All Time Low, to the violinist Bijan Mortazavi, to the hardcore punk band Beartooth. So, whether you prefer jamming to punk rock or savoring beautiful string instruments, you are sure to find something that fits your style.

In addition, this summer in Orange County, the OC Parks Summer Concert Series and Sunset Cinema Film Series are back! From June 18 to September 10, there will be 10 free concerts and 13 free movie showings. The concerts will be on Thursdays at 5:00 p.m., with the music beginning at 6:00 p.m. The movie nights will be on Fridays at 6:00 p.m., with the movie beginning at sundown. Visit the website to see a schedule of the events.


The fun in Anaheim doesn’t stop at Disneyland. Now you have a list of some of the many other activities you can enjoy this summer in Anaheim!

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