Fontana, California: Big Orange Stand (In Transition)

Bono's Historic Orange is shaped like one, and once sold orange juice along Route 66. Moved into storage in 2022, with plans to repair and relocate it nearby.

Bono's Historic 66 Orange

Directions:
Bono's Historic 66 Orange stand. On Foothill Blvd (Old Route 66) and Beech Ave.
Hours:
Moved into storage in 2022.
Admission:
Free
Status:
In Transition

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Big Orange Stand

This is no longer here.

[Alex Martinez, 08/18/2022]

The 1936 orange stand was moved into storage in early 2022. There are plans to repair and relocate it nearby, but no timetable as to when that will be.

Orange stand.

Bono's Giant Orange Stand

On the way to staying at the Wigwam Motel, we stopped by to see the Giant Orange Stand. It is right next to Bono's, a historic Route 66 restaurant. Both are now behind a construction fence. It looks like the restaurant is actively being worked on, but no one was around to ask. Someone must be trying to bring back these historic Route 66 attractions!

[Jody Day, 11/11/2014]

Historical orange.

Giant Orange Stand

Officially called "Bono's Historic Orange," my wife and I spotted this classic orange stand along route 66 in Fontana. The orange is in great shape, even though it sits next to Bono's restaurant, which has been closed for several years. This particular orange was originally built in 1936. It was saved from demolition in the 1990's and moved to its current location in 1997.

While visiting, don't forget to check out the Wigwam Village just a few miles east.

[Greg Kopp, 01/07/2009]
Giant Orange Stand

While coming home from the Wigwam motel, we drove on Route 66 and to my complete delight we came across a giant orange. Called Bono's Historic 66 Orange stand, it's right next to Bono's original 66 Restuarant (it was closed, but I think it was too early). Really, really cute and so close to us. My husband thought we won the lottery with all the shouting and sounds I was making when we drove by.

[Karin, 07/05/2005]

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