The City of Fullerton

The City of Fullerton is known as the Education Community. With a vibrant downtown area, arts & culture, non-profits, parks and trails, and a beautiful Arboretum, there is plenty to enjoy while you are a student at Hope.

Fullerton Market

Thursdays, 4 pm – 8:30 pm, April – October, Free

The Fullerton Market is the place to come and enjoy fresh, locally grown fruits and vegetables, handcrafted artisan products, live music and entertainment. The Market features an outdoor Beer and Wine Garden, crafts and activities at the Kids' Korner, food vendors such as fresh hummus and pita chips, as well as a variety of on-site hot food vendors. Located in the Downtown Plaza on Wilshire Avenue, between Harbor Boulevard and Pomona Avenue, adjacent to the Fullerton Museum Center.


Movies on the Fox

Varied, Starting as early as 7 pm, Monthly, Free

The Fox Theatre is a historical landmark in Downtown Fullerton found at Harbor Blvd. and Chapman Ave. All types of movies have been featured at this venue including great classics, Halloween haunts, and holiday favorites.


Winter Market

Varied, 12 pm – 5 pm, December, Free

This last year Fullerton held its first Winter Market that featured vendors, food, live entertainment and closed with a tree-lighting ceremony. We look forward to this becoming an annual event that allows us an opportunity to celebrate the holiday season as a community. This event is held in the Fullerton Downtown Plaza off of Wilshire Ave. between Harbor Blvd. and Pomona Ave.


Farmer’s Market

Fullerton Certified Farmers Market
Wednesdays from 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Independence Park, 801 W. Valencia Drive

The Farmers Market offers fresh fruit, vegetables, eggs, honey, fish, flowers, plants, nuts and bread. It is operated by the nonprofit Fullerton Certified Farmers Market Board.


First Night

December 31, 7 pm – 12 am, December, Free

Fullerton was the first city in California and remains the only city in Orange County to be hosting a "First Night" celebration that simply helps its community to ring in the New Year. This year's community event featured ice skating, carnival games, karaoke, live entertainment, and more. This event is held in the Downtown Fullerton area.


Summer Concert Series

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm, July – August, Free

This event features live music and invites the community to bring their own picnic fixings and enjoy the variety of music groups they bring in. This event is held in the Fullerton Sports Complex off of Bastanchury and between Brea Blvd. and Harbor Blvd.

These are just a few examples of local community entertainment options. To learn more about our local community and the city of Fullerton please visit the Fullerton City Website.


Other places to visit:

Fullerton Arboretum

CSUF Campus, Free

They boast a collection of more than 4,000 plants on their 26 acres helping to educate and expose the local community to a wide variety of plant life. There are areas to rest and relax, tours to take, and a Potting Shed store.


Historical Places

Fullerton is rich with history as it was founded in 1887. You will find that many of its residents take pride in the historical development of their city and the special landmarks that make it what it is.


The Muckenthaler Museum

Just past Euclid on Chapman

Aside from a great collection and featured pieces this museum hosts multiple festivals and special events throughout the year.


Parks and Trails

Fullerton is known for its many parks and trails sprinkled through the city. Take advantage of the many trails and parks and their unique terrain and services.


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