150th Anniversary

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Festive & Inclusive
Acknowledging our Past — Celebrating our Future

The City of Santa Ana is celebrating its 150th Anniversary! ("Sesquicentennial") this year. The City of Santa Ana was founded in October 27, 1869 by William H. Spurgeon and later incorporated as a city in 1886. The City of Santa Ana is the County seat, the second-most populous city in Orange County, and is widely known as "Downtown Orange County." The City is proud to celebrate Santa Ana's history, people, businesses, culture, public services, and vision.

Click here for a summary of events: Anniversary Goals, Events and More

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Festive & Inclusive
Acknowledging our Past — Celebrating our Future

The City of Santa Ana is celebrating its 150th Anniversary! ("Sesquicentennial") this year. The City of Santa Ana was founded in October 27, 1869 by William H. Spurgeon and later incorporated as a city in 1886. The City of Santa Ana is the County seat, the second-most populous city in Orange County, and is widely known as "Downtown Orange County." The City is proud to celebrate Santa Ana's history, people, businesses, culture, public services, and vision.

Anniversary Goals, Events and More

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History of Santa Ana

  • The Old Orange County Courthouse

    The Old Orange County Courthouse

     

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  • The Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House and Medical Museum

    The Dr. Willella Howe-Waffle House and Medical Museum

     

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  • Grand Central Art Center

    Grand Central Art Center

     

     

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  • La Calle Cuatro

    La Calle Cuatro

     

     

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Santa Ana Police Department: One Team - One Mission [Video] SAPD 150 Years of Service to Santa Ana
Bowers Museum logo Fourth and Fourth: Santa Ana’s 4th Street Independence Day Celebrations

 

Volunteer Opportunities

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Volunteer opportunities available for the Anniversary Celebration on Oct. 27th.

Sign-up to be a volunteer by filling out the volunteer form and email to jcastro-cardenas@santa-ana.org