Grease 2 Filming Locations
Join us on a virtual tour of the filming locations used in Grease 2!
We’ve compiled a list of all Grease 2 filming locations used in the production of Grease 2. While we’ve done our best to insure accuracy, if you know something we haven’t mentioned and would like it added to the site, please reach out to us and let us know the real deal! If you live in or planning to visit Southern California, this is your chance to visit a part of Grease 2 history!
Excelsior High School – The Real Rydell
Excelsior High School, Norwalk, California, was founded in 1903 and had its last graduating class in 1981. Excelsior was the stand-in for many a high school in television and movie productions. The school’s most famous real-life alumni is Pat Nixon, Class of 1929! Other films and television shows filmed at Excelsior prior to its closing including High School USA with Michael J. Fox and Nancy McKeon, as well as Square Pegs starring Sarah Jessica Parker & Amy Linker.
Real Location:Â Excelsior Union High School, 15711 S. Pioneer Blvd.,Â Norwalk, CA 90650
Cadillac Jack’s Cafe
The locale has been used in videos including Cee Lo Green’s Forget You,Â andÂ Christina Aguilera’s Your Body but most importantly, it stood in as the diner where Michael & Stephanie do her homework.
The Bowlarama (Interior)
Hawthorne Bowl, Hawthorne, Ca
Located on about 141st St. and Hawthorne Blvd. it was the main Bowling Alley in Hawthorne, Ca.Â Hawthorne Bowl had 14 lanes a cocktail lounge, Coffee Shop, and pool tables for anyone wanting to grab a cocktail, a burger or a game of billiards. Shortly after Grease 2 was released, the bowling alley was converted into Medical Offices.
The Bowlarama (Exterior)
Norwalk Ice Rink*
(Formerly Zero Temp Ice Rink during the filming of Grease 2.)
Rosecrans & Shoemaker, Norwalk, Ca. *Demolished sometime in 2009
El Dorado Park, Long Beach, Ca
The park spans 400 acres and features a Nature Reserve, Campgrounds, an Archery Range, and even a Model sailboat area. There are is also a Physical fitness course and picnic areas with BBQ grills.