Garden Grove in northern Orange County, California, is home to more than 171,000 people, and is a growing and progressive city just south of Los Angeles. Garden Grove is conveniently located just a few miles or a short drive away from other popular destinations in the state like Disneyland, the Knott's Berry Farm, the local beaches, and the John Wayne Airport. You can easily access Garden Grove by the Garden Grove Freeway, which runs east and west through the city. Know more about the things you can do and the places you can visit in the city by getting on a bus rental and charter in Garden Grove, California and taking a fun trip!
Theater enthusiasts will like Garden Grove as it is home to the Garden Grove Playhouse, the Gem Theater, and the Festival Amphitheater. The Festival Amphitheater hosts an annual Shakespeare Festival every summer. Speaking of summer, the city also holds Summer Concerts in the Park, where everyone can enjoy evening concerts at Eastgate Park.
Garden Grove is also home to the Strawberry Festival, held every year over Memorial Day weekend in celebration of the city's agricultural past, which includes growing or cultivating crops like oranges, walnuts, chili peppers, and, of course, strawberries. This is one of the largest community festivals western United States, attracting around 250,000 visitors, and part of the festivities include carnival rides, a crafts fair, vendors, a celebrity-filled parade, and the cutting of the world's largest strawberry shortcake. So get on a bus rental and charter in Garden Grove, California and take everyone to the Strawberry Festival!
The city boasts cultural diversity, with a substantial Vietnamese-American and Korean-American population. As such, the city also has the TET Festival in February, welcoming the arrival of spring as well as celebrating the first day of the lunar year. Meanwhile, every April, the city holds the Korean Festival, which honors and celebrates Korean history, culture, and tradition through a parade, a carnival, and an open-air market. There will also be martial arts and performing arts exhibitions.
The city's most famous landmark is the Robert H. Schuller Crystal Cathedral, which is known for its distinctive architecture and for its weekly broadcast 'Hour of Power' that boasts millions of listeners from all over the world.
You can also get on a bus rental and charter in Garden Grove, California and visit the Stanley Ranch Museum, which is actually a two-acre park where several of the city's oldest houses and commercial buildings had been relocated. Some of these structures date back to the late 1800s and early 1900s. The 1892 Victorian-style Ware-Stanley House is the museum's focus home. Also a part the exhibit here are Garden Grove's first post office, which was opened in 1877; Garden Grove's first fire engine; and a 1926 American La France.
For a dose of Garden Grove shopping, you can just go to South Coast Plaza or to Westminster Mall.