Cultural Excursions



For over 30 years, patrons are sent on cultural excursions to places of interest throughout Central and Southern California.  The Rose Parade, Solvang Danish Days Celebration, The Getty Museum, The Griffith Observatory, and the Pantages Theatre are popular destinations.  This is a ticketed event. 

PICK-UP LOCATION: All times listed are based upon departure from and arrival to the Buena Park Community Center. Sign up for excursions by registering in person at the Community Center located at 6688 Beach Blvd., between Stanton Ave. and Beach Blvd. at Pinchot Ct., behind City Hall or online, links to each excursion's registration page are listed below. For more information, call the Community Services Department at (714) 562-3860. 

2018 Cultural Excursions 

Our Cultural Excursion Schedule is still being finalized, so check back for more excursions as they are booked!

Solvang 2018

Solvang Danish Days Festival

Saturday, September 15, 2018 -- 8 am to 8 pm (click here to register). Sponsored by the charitable Danish Days Foundation, the village known as the "Danish Capital of America" hosts its Annual Danish Days Festival. The event honors the establishment of Solvang by Danish-Americans in 1911 and continues to preserve Solvang's authentic Danish heritage. Come and experience the authentic foods, music, folk dance and parades for this annual tradition.


Excursion Griffith Observatory 2018

Griffith Observatory

Saturday, October 20, 2018 -- 3 pm to 10 pm (click here to register). The Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, a beloved civic gathering place, and one of Southern California?s most popular attractions. Operated by world-famous Wolfgang Puck, The Café at the End of the Universe serves snacks, cool drinks, full meals, and delicious desserts. A star party- amateur astronomers share their telescopes with the general public to look at the sun, moon, visible planets, and other objects, to try out a variety of telescopes, and to talk to astronomy enthusiasts about the sky and their equipment.


Rose Parade 2019

Tournament of the Roses Parade

Tuesday, January 1, 2019-- 6:30 am - 1:00 pm (click here to register). Leave your traffic worries behind and travel on our comfy motor coach to enjoy the beauty, pageantry, and wonder of the world famous Tournament of the Roses Parade! The 2019 Parade theme is "Melody of Life" - celebrating the universal language of music. This excursion is the ideal way to experience the fun, flowers, and music of this wonderful New Year's celebration. Make sure to sign up early: this excursion sells out fast!