Arcadia CA Digital Publication

On behalf of the The Arcadia Chamber of Commerce, it’s our pleasure to present you with the Arcadia California Community Guide.

Chamber Welcome

Greetings! Welcome to the City of Arcadia and congratulations to the Chamber of Commerce for producing this wonderful publication. Arcadia prides itself on being a business-friendly city and a premier…

Things to Do in Arcadia

Unlike most suburbs of major cities like Los Angeles and unlike most communities of 56,000 people that are no bigger than 11 square miles, Arcadia is a major draw for…

Location and Transportation

Getting around Arcadia is a breeze. There is one main freeway that bisects the northern part of town, the east-west 210 “Foothill” freeway, running along the foothills of the San…

Lodging and Accommodations

So, where do visitors stay in Arcadia? There are a handful of national brand name hotels all within a couple blocks of each other: Arcadia Lodging and Accommodations Embassy Suites…

Parks and Recreation

Within just 11 square miles, Arcadia has nearly 20 parks, including one of the larger parks in all of Los Angeles County right in the heart of the city, and…

History

Snapshots by Decade 1900s: Arcadia incorporated by founder Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin in 1903. Saloons in the tiny community were open 24/7 and a horse race track opened in 1907….

Education

There’s no second-guessing it – Arcadia’s public schools are about as good as you can get. The students are well-rounded with consistent regional, state and national champions in everything from…