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8 Family-Friendly Things To Do In Artesia CA This Fall

“Out and about” Things To Do in Artesia CA

We opened our second location Crimson Coward Artesia, CA, on February 6, 2021. Thanks to the local community, neighbors, patrons, and hard-working staff, it has been an incredible nine months. There’s a lot of things to do in Artesia Ca and enjoy them, and these local spots are worth a visit next time you are in town. Check out our newest blog post for eight different experiences, all full of local flavor.

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Historical facts about Artesia 

The name of the City derives from the Spanish word “Artesian Aquifer.” according to Wikipedia. Artesia is an incorporated city (1959) within Los Angeles county. The citys’ iconic water tower used to be green and has a somewhat mysterious past. Back in the 1920s and 1930s, Dutch and Portuguese farmers settled in the area. At that time, Artesia, as it is known today, was an agricultural-based village. However, the vibrant and multi-ethnic City has significantly transformed from the rural beginnings of dairy farms. Learn even more about Artesia’s past in this KCET Article

New Electric Bus Service (ride for free)

One of the things to do in Artesia CA is the new electric bus service. If you want to park and explore without having to drive in downtown Artesia, you might want to ride the (free) City Electric Bus Service, which runs every Thursday – Saturday from 8 AM. – 5 PM. There are 12 pick-up spots, allowing you to explore the various shopping options, parks, and downtown Artesia. 

Friday Night Youth Flag Football 

The new youth co-ed flag football (Under Armour Under The Lights) begins on November 12, 2021, in Artesia Park. Volunteer coaches are welcome! Contact the Under Armour League Coordinator Tyisha Smith with any inquiries To register your child for the (paid) team, UA Flag Show.

Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon in Artesia Park

Are you going to spend the Thanksgiving in Artesia, Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon is one of the fantastic things to do in Artesia CA. The City will hold a Senior Thanksgiving Luncheon from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM on November 16, 2021. Enjoy time outside, connect with other senior residents and enjoy Thanksgiving favorites at this community event. Many seniors are unfortunately alone or away from family during the holidays.

There are many food pantries and food banks in Artesia that appreciate donations and volunteers. Consider volunteering this holiday season and help brighten someone’s day. For any questions about the luncheon, call (562) 860-3361 or email Jamie, 18750 Clarkdale Avenue Artesia, CA 90701

A Taste of Nature 

There’s plenty of room to run, bike ride, explore and pitch a ball at Don Knabe Community Regional Park. The park boasts over 50 acres of green space, including sporting fields, swimming, and even a fishing lake. 19700 Bloomfield Ave, Cerritos, CA 90703. Helpful phone numbers:

(800) 404-5888 (Reservation Line – South County Area) (562) 403-7498 (Pool)

Ten days of Automotive delight 

If the roar of an engine and candy paint send your heart racing, then you cannot miss one of the terrific things to do in Artesia CA, the epic annual event, which will take place November 19, 2021 – November 28, 2021, at the Los Angeles convention center. With over 100 expected participants, there will be no shortage of automotive fun at the 2021 LA Auto Show. Highlights include several car debuts, fully interactive demonstrations, indoor and outdoor test drives (100), virtual reality, professional driver demonstrations, and even an all-electric test-ride track! 

Explore Little India; no flight required 

Fans of Indian food and culture should not miss a visit to the International Cultural District in Artesia. Hundreds of Indian businesses from restaurants, grocers, clothing, textiles, sundries, and much more are along Pioneer Boulevard between 183rd and 188th. Fans of Indian cuisine can pick up any variety of spices, condiments, chutneys, and specialty ingredients necessary for the next home-cooked Indian feast.

If your sweet tooth kicks in, pay a visit to Saffron Spot; they specialize in exotic ice cream and frozen desserts that are uniquely Indian and savory treats. Saffron Spot opened in 2005 with four ice cream flavors. Saffron Silk (saffron ice cream mingled with rose and pistachios) was their original offering and remains a fan favorite sixteen years later. 

Bundle up for Ice Skating 

Despite it being mid-November, it is not unheard of for Los Angeles temperatures to soar to 80, even 90 degrees! So catch a break from the heat and pull out your winter clothes, then head to the East West Ice Palace. Two-time figure skating Olympic medalist Michelle Kwan co-owns the rink, which offers public skating sessions, ice-skating lessons, ice hockey, and of course, figure skating. 11446 Artesia Blvd, Artesia, CA 90701. Phone: (562) 809-6200 

Real Snow in Artesia?

That’s right! one of the things to do in Artesia CA this fall is to enjoy the upcoming seasonal celebration. There will be actual real snow play areas at the upcoming Winter Wonderland & Holiday Tree Lighting. This Friday night (December 3, 5:00 – 7:30 PM) seasonal celebration will be an evening of fun for the whole family. Other wintry festivities will include holiday vendors, music, hot cocoa, and holiday lights.

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Thank you for reading our November 2021 blog post about those things to do in Artesia Ca! We hope that you enjoy discovering all that the wonderful City of Artesia has to offer. Don’t forget to stop by next time you are in town. Join us at Crimson Coward Artesia for dine-in, convenient take-out, or delivery 11938 1/2 South St Artesia, CA 90701.