Mighty Molar’s Guide to Brea

A popular Orange County destination for shopping and dining, Brea offers a distinctive collection of restaurants, boutiques, shopping centers and family attractions. It’s also home to a world-famous improv comedy club, 22-movie screens and a lively mix of special events. Here are some of the best ways to spend your time while visiting.

1. The Brea Art Gallery 

Enjoy a 6,300-square-foot exhibition space, filled with inspiring artwork, along with hands-on art children’s activities and a gift shop with one-of-a kind items.

2. Curtis Theatre

See fully-staged productions for visitors of all ages and interests at this 199-seat performance venue, located in the Brea Civic & Cultural Center.

3. Brea Community Center

Discover numerous public programs, including a popular Teen Zone, after-school programs, fitness class and sports activities for children and adults.

4. Carbon Canyon Regional Park

This 124-acre park features rugged canyon terrain, along with numerous recreational activities, including hiking, naturalist-guided tours and equestrian trails.

5. Brea Mall

Get in some retail therapy at this popular indoor shopping destination, featuring 175 specialty shops, five major department stores and plenty of great dining spots.

6. Brea Improv Comedy Club

Enjoy an evening of side-splitting entertainment, with live stand-up performances from some of the biggest names in comedy.

7. Phantom Ales

Enjoy old-style pub food, along with craft beers, hard ciders and Napa-grown red and white wines at this famous local Orange County brewery.

8. Brea Museum and Heritage Center

Take a trip back in time, as you explore Brea’s fascinating history through exhibits and artifacts from a bygone era.


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