Shopping in Anaheim, California with your family is fun
Visit the lively Downtown Disney District, Anaheim Garden Walk, or some of the local candy and souvenir shops near Disneyland. There are many options to choose from to have a great experience.
Downtown Disney District is one of the most popular areas in Anaheim. This lively promenade offers unique dining, exciting night-time entertainment and more. It includes open-air cafes, entertainment, nightclubs as well as a movie theater. Located just outside the Disneyland parks and adjacent to the Hotels of the resort, the Downtown Disney District offers something for everyone from early in the morning until late at night. This is a perfect place to get away for a few hours and spend some quality time in a captivating Disney environment without having to pay for admission. This provides a great opportunity to relax and spend some special time with the people you love. The Downtown Disney District has a party-like atmosphere, filled with dynamic live performers and professional musicians with diverse musical styles including classical, Latin, acoustic guitar, and rhythm and blues. Check the entertainment schedule for more information. Not only is this a family friendly retreat, it is conveniently located, especially for people who live in Southern California.
The Anaheim GardenWalk in Anaheim, California is another great place for shopping. This dining and entertainment center is filled with nature and colorful elements. This center is fun and convenient since there is a wide variety of stores to choose from. From cosmetics, to clothing and jewelry, this center has everything. There are also many options to simply have fun. Entertainment includes bowling, working out at the gym, partying with all the right ingredients at Heat Ultra Lounge or seeing a movie at the UltraLuxe Cinemas. The Anaheim GardenWalk has many restaurants for a wonderful dining experience. Restaurants include Bar Louie Tavern & Grill, Bubba Gump Shrimp Co., California Pizza Kitchen, Cheesecake Factory, Fire + iCE Grill + Bar, Fuzziwig’s Candy Factory, Johnny Rockets, McCormick & Schmick’s Grille, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, Roy’s Hawaiian Fusion Cuisine.
There are several places near Disneyland where toys can be purchased. Just about every gas station mini mart and hotel in the immediate area has some sort of souvenir gift shop. These are convenient places to find toys. The closest Toys 'R' Us is about eleven miles away from the resort.
Just as there are several options for buying toys in the area, there are also plenty of places for souvenir shopping near the park. Gas station mini marts and hotels are good places to check for souvenirs. The Toys 'R' Us eleven miles away has a Disney section and the prices will be a lot lower than in the park. There's also a Wal-Mart that has a Disney section as well. A lot of money can be saved by purchasing souvenirs here.
Candy shopping near Disneyland is very promising. Candy stores include Fuzziwig's Candy Factory, Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory, and Kelly's Coffee and Fudge Factory. The first Fuzziwig's Candy Factory opened in 1995, and has been serving customers since with candy that can't be found anywhere else. The staff is always friendly, and ready to answer any questions you might have. The Rocky Mountain Chocolate Factory is another great option for candy. They have a huge variety of amazing, sugar free chocolate as well as many different flavors of caramel apples. Another place to get candy in the area is at Kelly's Coffee & Fudge Factory. This local coffee house is considered a bakery and chocolate factory. It has a large variety of chocolate and coffee. These shops have a huge assortment of sweets to choose from. [Top]