• Wonderful Whittier

    Welcome to wonderful Whittier, located in sunny Los Angeles County, California. Whittier is located only 12 miles southeast of LA with a comfortable population of 80,000+ residents as of the latest census.


  • Gateway of LA

    Whittier is one of the Gateway Cities because its close proximity to LA, it’s practically living in the giant city’s backyard! Enjoy all the benefits of city living without the hustle and bustle and hectic nature of downtown. To the east of Whittier is La Habra Heights and to the southeast is La Habra. Whittier is close to a large number of destinations within Los Angeles County.


  • History Runs Deep

    Whittier is a city drenched in history. Incorporated in 1898, the city of Whittier has gone through many changes, but has still maintained the vision of an upscale dynamic community with great visions of growth and a strong commitment to providing a healthy and safe community. Here are some historic gems of Uptown Whittier which contribute to our vast culture and history. Find out more about Uptown Whittier’s Places of Interest.


Our Annual Events

The Whittier Uptown Association (WUA) is responsible for organizing Uptown Whittier events including the Annual Christmas Parade, Annual Holiday Sonata, Annual Classic Car Show, and the Annual Antiques, Arts & Crafts Faire.

Our Mission

The mission of Whittier Uptown Association is to promote the businesses located in the Uptown district through the marketing and production of quality events; to work with property owners and tenants to enhance the Uptown area by maintaining a safe and welcoming environment; to communicate the collective interest of the Association and serve as a liaison to local government.

Community Updates

Whittier Top 100 Best Places to Live

Named one of Americas best places to live according to Livability.com. Whittier is ranked # 82 LivScore 586 About Whittier,...

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Preparing for El Nino 2016

Residents of Whittier are urged to prepare for the incoming storms from El Nino The following was prepared by the City...

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Winners of the 2015 Window Decorating Contest

Every year, the window displays get more creative and beautiful. It was a difficult process to select the top three decorated...

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WUA Store

Christmas Parade DVD

2016 Whittier Uptown Calendar
Calendar 2016 cover