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Posted on: May 22, 2019

Anaheim Packing House turns 100

Anaheim Packing House

ANAHEIM, Calif. (May 24, 2019) — The iconic Anaheim Packing House in downtown's Center City is celebrating its 100th anniversary this year with a jam-packed citrus themed event on Saturday, June 1.

You'll find live entertainment, tours and giveaways, as well as citrus-themed food and drinks, pop-ups, vendors and more. 

The fun kicks off at 11 a.m. with a citrus and avocado gardening class. Live entertainment follows and includes a variety of bands from rockabilly to swing throughout the afternoon and evening. 

Citrus-themed vendors and pop-ups by Sunkist and OC Fair will be on hand at the adjacent Farmers Park along Anaheim Boulevard. That's where you'll find a community art project, citrus cocktail garden and a nighttime showing of a Packing House documentary.

Throughout the day, restaurants in the Packing House will be offering citrus-themed menu items. 

The fun wraps up at 10 p.m. with additional events throughout the year for the centennial celebration. 

Later this year, the Packing House and Farmers Park will host the World Taste event on Sept. 25 and the Anaheim Night Market on Dec. 14. Stay tuned for details.

For more, visit

An icon of Anaheim's early agriculture days, the Packing House first served a citrus packing plant for Sunkist oranges. Today it is Orange County's most popular food hall with more than 20 restaurants creating the ultimate foodie destination.

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