Play and Shop

Never a shortage of things to do in Arcadia. From the world famous Santa Anita Park to our sprawling arboretum, there is a great variety when it comes to activities, entertainment and shopping! Here are some of the many options from which to choose.

santa anita park

World-class, historic horse racing facility considered by many to be the world's most beautiful race track. Also doubles as a popular Hollywood filming location and venue for other major entertainment events.

the shops at santa anita mall

One of the premier shopping and entertainment destinations in the San Gabriel Valley. Home to more than 225 top brand stores, restaurants, and entertainment options.


Blacklight bowling lanes, lounge seating, an interactive arcade, upscale food and beverages, and huge hi-def video walls in a retro-inspired design. Located at the Shops at Santa Anita Mall.

l.a. county arboretum & Botanic Garden

Amazing 127-acre botanical garden and historical site located in what was the heart of the historic Rancho Santa Anita in the city of Arcadia.

downtown arcadia commercial district

Arcadia's historic Downtown is home to an exciting mix of independent merchants, restaurants, live music, gastropubs, breweries, services, and a Metro Light Rail Station with direct connections to Pasadena and Downtown Los Angeles.

arcadia performing arts center

State-of-the-art performance venue and modern concert hall with seating for over 1,100 guests. Features world-class performances and emerging acts for audiences across cultures, generations and passions.

baldwin ave commercial district

East meets West with world renowned Asian restaurants and a wide selection of independent and national retailers.

luxy karaoke

Karaoke lounge & bar located in the Shops at Santa Anita mall that offers patrons a classic lounge feel and sophisticated atmosphere.

arcadia regional park

A beautiful grassy park with tennis courts, an olympic size swimming pool, ball diamonds, picnic areas, BBQs, playgrounds, and large areas to ride bikes or simply run around.

EXP Barcadia

Immersive gaming space featuring PC gaming labs, console living rooms, flexible VR space, and unique arcade machines combined with a full bar and food menu.

gilb museum

Arcadia's history and culture museum with seven individual interpretive exhibit spaces hosting permanent and temporary exhibits focused on local historical artifacts and artwork.

arcadia hub shopping center

30 store shopping center located in Arcadia's Baldwin Ave commercial district. Includes a mix of restaurants, department stores, market, coffee shops, and services.

san gabriel mtns & Angeles national forest

Incredible hiking and recreation area located just north of the Arcadia city limits with access to the Angeles National Forest and San Gabriel Mountains.

dave & busters

State-of-the-art games, mouth-watering menu items, innovative drinks and the latest sporting events on massive HDTVs with epic stadium sound. Located at the Shops at Santa Anita Mall.

amc movie theatre

16 screen theatre located at the Shops at Santa Anita Mall. Includes IMAX theatre, on-site beer and wine bar, and other amenities.

hangar 18 rock climbing

Over 7,000 square-feet of indoor climbing for all ages and ability levels. Complete with top-roping, autobelays, and three massive bouldering areas.

jump n' jammin

Huge, indoor interactive playground with multi-level play structures, giant slides, climbing structures, bridges, obstacle courses, foam balls and more! Located in the Westfield Santa Anita Mall.

FunBox LA

Funbox LA at the Shops at Santa Anita Mall features 3 different experiences and zones: the Inflatable Park, the Free-play Arcade, and the Family Famous Interactive Installations.