San Dimas is a hidden gem (approx. 35,000 population) nestled against the San Gabriel Mountains in eastern Los Angeles County. Less than an hour northeast of Los Angeles, San Dimas, with its roots in the citrus industry, provides a unique escape with its small town atmosphere and easy access to the Los Angeles National Forest and other open space areas, including Bonelli Regional Park.
DOWNTOWN on Bonita Avenue. The rustic frontier village, with wooden-plank sidewalks, beckons the public to stroll. Located in the downtown area are numerous antique shops, specialty shops, a bakery, a wine tasting shop, a tea shop, and numerous restaurants, including Italian, Thai, Mexican and American, for your eating and drinking pleasure.
San Dimas Historical Society museum is located in the circa 1887 restored Walker House near downtown at 121 N. San Dimas Avenue . Visit their website or call (909) 592-1190 for more information.
The Pacific Railroad Society has a large library and display in the old Santa Fe Depot, located at - 210 W. Bonita Avenue. Visit their website or call (909) 394-0616 for more information.
ART The San Dimas Festival of Arts office is located in the historic Walker House at 121 N. San Dimas Ave. They present evening art shows in their Second Story Gallery on the second and third weekend monthly. The Festival hosts the annual Western Art Show in late April and a Wildlife Art Show in late October in the Civic Center. The Festival has a beautiful permanent art collection decorating City Hall, a short walk from Old Town. Visit their website or call or (909) 599-5374
We honor San Dimas Veterans (alive and deceased) and provide a place for all to reflect on the sacrifices made by our Veterans. The Monu-ment is located at Freedom Park, on the northwest corner of San Dimas Ave. and Commercial St