The Promenade by itself, on Second Street may feel sparse compared to regular tourist venues, such as Claremont, or coastal towns, but having lived here through the last parts of it's heyday's, memories of those days always endears Pomona to me, and I'm sure of many others who work and are trying to bring back some of those great times.
Its casual, and no rush, If one digs down alittle, the history is just as facinating as any other well known town. Such as "The Vault", now a building waiting for a rebirth, built in the 1800's, one can find photos of it when 2nd st. was still a dusty earthen road.
There are car shows, musical entertainment, various foods, and wonderful eclectic pesonalities during various events.
Wonderful building murals, easy people watching at outdoor dining venues are Very relaxing and the center to other attractions such as antique shops, theater, clubs, restaurants, museums, parks, banking, city hall, one of the finest libraries in the valley if not the best, and many more attractions, All within walking distance!! Take the Amtrak, or Bus to and from, parking is Free for the first 3 Hours, other areas are free, and Security is friendly and helpful.
Check dates and times online or call city hall, some button pushing and they're alway wiling to help. See Ya there!
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