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Artesia Portuguese DES Hall
The main goal of the Artesia DES hall is to promote Portuguese pride and heritage through the many diverse activities held year round. The organization's main function nowadays is to maintain the Artesia D.E.S. Band and the Artesia D.E.S. Soccer Club. These two groups, especially, help the throng of Portuguese youth get involved in their community and promote leadership skills that will promote Artesia DES well into the future. This site is dedicated to all the men, women, and children who helped build up the Portuguese Community in Artesia through this organization as well as those who are maintaining it today.

City Plaza
Treat your pallet to an exotic taste. City Plaza is the go-to place for all sorts of Asian foods from South Asian (or Indian) food, Filipino food, Vietnamese (pho), Japanese sushi, Thai, and much more.  See more ...

EastWest Ice Palace (aka Michelle Kwan Ice Palace)
The EastWest Ice Palace is located at 11446 Artesia Blvd.  Facilities include a full-size ice surface, a fitness center, a dance and exercise room, locker rooms, snack bar, and pro shop.  This is an excellent spot for ice skating, taking ice skating classes, working out, and having birthday parties.

Pioneer Boulevard Fountains

It's an extremely rare thing to see beautiful fountains in the middle of a major thoroughfare, but we have them! Sticking with its name, Artesia is famous for focusing on a water-based theme throughout the city. The fountains along Pioneer Blvd. have won an architectural and engineering award for their ingenuity and aesthetic appeal.  See more ...

The International
Perhaps more widely known as "Little India," the area between South Street and 183rd Street is called the International Cultural District. There are numerous Indian restaurants, clothing stores, grocery stores, and other South Indian delights. In addition to these, there are also Vietnamese, Chinese, Japanese, and Korean businesses. Not wanting to alienate these ethnicities, the city adopted the position of calling the area The International Cultural District. See more ...