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    A History of Anaheim

    April 06

    Many people credit Walt Disney with putting Anaheim on the map by establishing Disneyland in 1955. But the real origins of our well-planned city start far before the 1950s.

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    Foam Glow 5K

    March 02

    Once you’ve experienced the Foam Glow 5K, you won’t want to run any other way! This family-friendly Anaheim event is taking place at the one and only Angel Stadium, and you’re invited.

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    Experience Muzeo

    February 03

    Get a real look at what Anaheim is all about when you visit the museum and cultural center – Muzeo. An exploration and showcasing of the diverse culture and arts of the area, Muzeo has something to offer everyone in the family.

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    Hit the Ice

    January 06

    Gather your family together for a night of heart-pounding, adrenaline-pumping, and sports-fueled excitement when you head to the Honda Center to watch the showdown between the NHL's Anaheim Ducks and the Arizona Coyotes.

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    A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage

    December 02

    During your December stay at the Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort, be sure to check out the incredible A Charlie Brown Christmas Live on Stage!

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    The Fab Four

    November 04

    Get the closest possible experience to seeing The Beatles live when you attend The Fab Four – The Ultimate Tribute at City National Grove of Anaheim.

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    Donut Fest Orange County

    October 07

    What is everybody’s favorite morning (or anytime) sweet treat? Donuts, of course, and now is your chance to join in the celebration of these sugary stars at Donut Fest Orange County, taking place on Sunday, October 20.

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    Los Angeles Rams vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers

    September 02

    Get your tickets and get ready for some action as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers come to Los Angeles to take on the Rams. On Sunday, September 29th at 1:05 p.m., you won’t want to miss this game at the LA Memorial Coliseum.

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  • golf equiptment

    Hit the Links

    August 05

    Stunning views and competitive gameplay await when you take a quick drive over to the Anaheim Hills Golf Course. A convenient 25-minute drive from the Cortona Inn & Suites, Anaheim Hills offers up a fantastic par-71 golf course to players of all skill levels. As you drive, chip, and putt, you will get to take in gorgeous views of lush hills, Sycamore trees, and well-maintained fairways and greens.

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    A Summer at Disney®

    July 01

    Magical moments are just around the corner at both Disneyland® and Disney California Adventure Park® with a whole new host of exciting summer attractions for you to enjoy. Guests at Disneyland® can take off on the Millennium Falcon: Smugglers Run and into your own Star Wars adventure or speed away on Hyperspace Mountain for a thrilling ride through the galaxy. 

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    Get Ready to Roar

    June 03

    Listen to the call of your wild side and take a trip to the Los Angeles Zoo & Botanical Gardens during your stay at the Cortona Inn & Suites. The zoo features all of your favorite critters and creatures as well as the opportunity for you and your family to learn more about our spectacular planet and the zoo’s conservation efforts across the world.

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    The Anaheim Japan Fair

    May 06

    On Saturday, May 25th, bring your whole family to the Anaheim Japan Fair for food, shopping, and entertainment. From 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m., this free event will take place at the Center Street Promenade in Downtown Anaheim—less than 3 miles from your luxury accommodations at the Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort!

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    Aerial Action Awaits

    April 01

    Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center is the thrilling experience you’ve been looking for to make your stay in Anaheim the ultimate vacation. You and your family will be talking about this adventure for years to come as you go through classroom training and in-air flight instruction before taking on the simulator.

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    Root for the Home Team

    March 04

    Is it really a spring vacation if you don’t make it to the baseball field? Your visit to the Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort wouldn’t be complete this season without a trip to Angel Stadium of Anaheim!

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    Justin Timberlake: The Man of the Woods Tour

    February 04

    The Honda Center is hosting Justin Timberlake’s “The Man of the Woods Tour” on Friday, February 22nd at 7:30 p.m. The Honda Center is only 3 miles from your accommodations at the Cortona Inn & Suites, so make your stay that much more exciting and memorable by treating yourself to one of the most iconic performers in the world.

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    Don’t Just Hang Around

    January 07

    Cortona Inn & Suites Anaheim Resort isn’t just a fabulous place to stay. Its convenient location makes available some of the most exciting events and activities that Anaheim has to offer. On your next visit, check out a one-of-a-kind experience with circus and acrobatic classes at SwingIt Trapeze!

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    A California Christmas

    December 03

    Winter Fest OC is back again to provide all the holiday fun and spirit you and your family could wish for this season. Beginning on Thursday, December 20th and lasting through Sunday, January 6th, 2019, families can enjoy winter festivities starting with deals as low as $6 for children and $12 for adults when purchased online.

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  • Cheer on the Anaheim Ducks

    November 05

    If you’re visiting the Cortona Inn & Suites this November, be sure to take in a thrilling ice hockey game at the Honda Center to cheer on the Anaheim Ducks! Watch as teams battle it out on the ice for glory, each intense period after another.

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  • Much Ado about the Muzeo

    October 01

    One of Anaheim’s most interesting attractions, the Muzeo Museum and Cultural Center features a myriad of permanent cultural and historical displays, along with temporary art exhibits honoring Anaheim’s cultural heritage.

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  • A Hearty Meal Among Buccaneers

    September 03

    Billed as “the world’s most interactive dinner show,” Pirate’s Dinner Adventure is a swashbuckling extravaganza perfect for a night out with friends, family, or that special someone.

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  • The Curious Monkeys of Santa Ana Zoo

    August 06

    Just six miles from the Cortona Inn & Suites, the Santa Ana Zoo comprises some 20 acres of family fun, with exhibits that center mostly on the flora and fauna of Central and South America.

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  • Throw Back Thursdays at House of Blues Anaheim

    July 02

    Attention all Cortona Inn guests. The House of Blues Anaheim reports several mysterious sightings in recent weeks: a flock of seagulls in the rafters, moonwalkers on the patio, men at work all the through the night, and at least a half dozen total eclipses of the heart.

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  • Whale Watching on the California Coast

    June 03

    If you’re a first-time visitor to California and have never been on a whale watching tour, you’re in for a real treat. Located just a half-hour’s drive from the Cortona Inn & Suites, Newport Landing offers several different whale-watching excursions to accommodate you, your family, and your friends.

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  • A Celebration of Greek Culture

    May 08

    If you’ve had the pleasure of visiting Disneyland (and if you haven’t, you surely will soon), then you’re probably familiar with the venerable “It’s a Small World” ride, which has celebrated cultures from around the world since 1966.

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  • Shopping, Dining, and Partying at the Anaheim GardenWalk

    April 06

    Here in Anaheim, we’re blessed with beautiful weather pretty much year-round. But for those from cooler climates, a stay at the Cortona Inn means a chance to finally enjoy warm April days. 

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  • St. Patrick's Day Festivities

    March 05

    The story says that St. Patrick rid Ireland of snakes. How nice for Ireland. Still, it’s tough to not want to celebrate such a miraculous feat and wonderful culture. If you’re looking to enjoy debauchery and mischief like a leprechaun might, Garden Grove has you covered with several events to get your St. Patrick’s day on.

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  • Oh my Gondola!

    February 05

    It’s the most romantic time of year. How are you going to impress that special someone? Why not take your loved one for a lovely Venetian treat? You don’t even need a passport to enjoy a little bit of Italy in Anaheim!

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  • Anaheim Packing District

    January 08

    Sure you were stuffed to the brim over the holidays with delicious home-cooked food, some of which you probably prepared. If you’re sick of cooking and need a chance to unwind after all of that family time, why not check out the Anaheim Packing District.

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  • Christmas Boat Parade

    December 04

    Nothing says “Happy Holidays” quite like a parade. And nothing says “Have a SoCal Happy Holidays” like a Christmas Boat Parade! You’re here in Southern California, why not get in the spirit of things at the Newport Christmas Boat Parade. The parade runs from December 13-17, and begins at 6:30 p.m.

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  • Ice Skating for the Holidays

    November 06

    What better way to kick off the holiday season than with some ice skating? You may be in sunny Southern California, but you can still get into the spirit of the season with a trip to The Rinks.

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  • Art on the Walk

    October 02

    What better way to close out your trip to Anaheim, CA than with a little art in the sun? Now through Sunday, December 31, enjoy beauteous artwork from Southern California locals during Anaheim’s Art on the Walk.

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  • The Fest of Ales

    September 05

    There’s nothing like a fall festival, and what’s a festival without beer? The Fest of Ales is the place to be to 'cheers' it up with your vacation buddies in the heart of Downtown Anaheim.

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  • Visit the Santa Ana Zoo

    August 07

    Traveling with little ones can be tricky, but there’s something about an adorable monkey swinging from tree to tree that will immediately calm your crying toddler—and the Santa Ana Zoo is just a short 6-mile drive from the Cortona Inn & Suites.

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  • Back Down Memory Lane

    July 03

    Fine-tune your running man, tighten up your robot, find the right shoes for your moonwalk, and journey back to the ’80s. Way Back Wednesday is a great way to get your vacation started with a laugh, drinks, and a night down memory lane.

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  • Whale Watching

    June 05

    Feel the breeze run through your hair while setting sail out of Newport Harbor to catch a glimpse of blue whales, finback whales, killer whales, dolphin, seals, and an abundance of other sea creatures.

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  • 2017 OC Greek Fest

    April 24

    Opa! Celebrate Greek culture by noshing on traditional Greek fare, dancing to Greek folk music alongside performers, and strolling through tents of imported treasures at the OC Greek Fest at St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.

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  • Feeling Dapper?

    April 03

    Step out in style during Dapper Day, a semi-annual gathering at Disneyland that encourages visitors to 'dress to impress' while at the theme park.

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  • Anaheim GardenWalk Grand Celebration

    March 01

    Get your walking shoes ready! The newly redeveloped Anaheim GardenWalk will host a Grand Celebration event on March 23. The outdoor destination offers a wide variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options, sure to interest the entire family.

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  • Love of Art | heART Crawl Experience

    February 01

    Are you taking your sweetheart on a romantic getaway? Perhaps whisking away the family on a last-minute Valentine’s Day vacation to Cortona Inn & Suites?

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  • Visit Like a Local

    January 04

    The best way to get to know an area your visiting is by visiting its local farmers market. Though Anaheim may seem like a large metropolis, it’s no different.

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