Guide for Visitors

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Shopping

Westminster Mall
1025 Bolsa
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 898-2558
Visit Westminster Mall for more information.

Conveniently located on Bolsa off of the 405 Freeway, Goldenwest exit.This traditional indoor Mall is anchored by Macy's, JC Penney, Target and Sears. In addition, the Westminster Mall offers a large food court and 180 specialty stores.

Little Saigon
Vietnamese Chamber of Commerce
(714) 839-2257
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Welcome to world famous Little Saigon covering approximately four blocks on Bolsa Ave, from Magnolia to Brookhurst. Numerous stores, shopping centers, restaurants and jewelry centers can be found in the center of this Vietnamese cultural hub.

For additional business information contact Westminster Chamber of Commerce

Recreation

Liberty Skate Park: Westminster’s skate park is located at Liberty Park, 13900 Monroe Street
and was designed to be an “entry level” park for the beginner to intermediate
skaters. It gives our young people an opportunity to pursue skateboarding in
a safe environment. The skate park is open 7 days a week from 8am to dusk.
Helmets, elbow and knee pads are required.
Hoover Golf Practice Center
14800 Hoover St.
Westminster, CA92683
(714) 897-7099

Parks: Westminster is home to many city parks which offer a wide variety of leisure activities in addition to providing playground equipment and picnic tables.Visit the Community Services homepage for more information, photos of city parks and programs offered to the public. Visit parks section for more information.

Annual Events

Community Services Annual Events

Summer Concerts
Enjoy a summer night of free entertainment for all ages.  Concerts take place on Thursday nights from 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Civic Center Sunken Gardens. 
Click here for dates and band names.

St. Patrick's Day
(714) 897-8181
The Brothers of St. Patrick host the annual Saint Patricks Family Festival. The celebration of Irish culture is billed as the largest of its kind in Southern California. The daylong event normally begins with a mass followed by activities such as Irish football and hurling. Irish food is featured along with traditional music and dancing.

Blessed Sacrament Parish Festival
(714) 892-4489
For three days during May, families gather at Blessed Sacrament Parish for the annual festival that started in 1957. Although there is no longer a parade to accompany the event, modern rides fill the church lot, along with mini raffles, a grand raffle, a country store filled with donated goods for as cheap as 25 cents, a grand beer garden and Vietnamese and Spanish food stands that depict the diversity of this old city.

Historical Site

Blakey Historical Park and Museum
8612 Westminster Blvd .
Westminster, CA 92683
(714) 891-2597

Anyone interested in the everyday life of Westminster residents in the 19th and early 20th century need look no further than the Blakey Historical Park and Museum. Exhibits include the McCoy-Hare House, which served as the community's first drugstore, built in 1874. The fully restored and furnished 1915 Warne farmhouse with its barn and windmill is another major attraction. The park is operated by the Westminster Historical Society. Special arrangements for guided tours are available.

Points of Interest

Vietnam War Memorial
Sid Goldstein Freedom Park
14180 All American Way

The dedication of the Vietnam War Memorial in Westminster was held Sunday, April 27, 2003. The Vietnam War Memorial Project was initiated by Westminster City Councilman Frank G. Fry in 1997. A committee was formed to select a sculptor/designer.Tuan Nguyen, a renowned sculptor/designer was unanimously chosen to sculpt the statue and design the immediate surroundings.


Rose Gardens
Rose Gardens8200 Westminster Blvd.

The Westminster Civic Center boasts an award winning rose garden.