Irvine Spectrum Center’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Irvine Spectrum Center’s 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Irvine Spectrum Center is celebrating 20 years of fun, flavor, entertainment and style!

As one of Southern California’s most popular entertainment and lifestyle destinations, Irvine Spectrum Center is inviting the community to come out for a day and evening of family-fun games and entertainment to celebrate. We’re calling it Summer Fun Games!

Summer Fun Games

From 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. on July 11, Giant Wheel Court will be transformed into game central. Guests can challenge each other in bingo and play oversized Jenga with a game host and DJ – and spin a wheel for prizes. Additionally, guests can enjoy complimentary rides on the dazzling, all-new LED-illuminated Giant Wheel.

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Plus, take a trip down memory lane with the fun historical timeline posted here:

In 1995, Irvine Spectrum Center opened with 250,000 square feet of dining and entertainment, including the Edwards Irvine Spectrum 21 IMAX & RPX, the first Megaplex Theatre in the world with 6,400 seats and 21 screens, including an eight-story high IMAX screen.

Today, Irvine Spectrum Center has grown to more than 1.2 million-square-feet, with the country’s largest and most successful Improv Comedy Club, along with a Nordstrom, Target and H&M.

Let’s take a look back at the history of the Irvine Spectrum Center.

1993-1994: Irvine Spectrum Center Construction
1993-1994: construction on “The Entertainment Center at Irvine Spectrum Center.”


Irvine Spectrum Center Grand Opening
In 1995, “The Entertainment Center at Irvine Spectrum Center” officially opened!
Giant Wheel Construction
In 2002, the Giant wheel arrived at Irvine Spectrum Center all the way from Italy.
Ice Rink at Irvine Spectrum Center
In 2003, when the Irvine Spectrum Center ICE RINK debuted, it was the only outdoor skating rink in the OC!
Irvine Improv
The Improv Comedy Club, the most successful comedy club in the country, tripled in size with a new home in the former food court space in 2014.
Giant Wheel at Irvine Spectrum Center
In 2015, the beloved Giant Wheel reopened with new state-of-the-art LED lighting features, just in time for the 20th Anniversary Celebration!

Irvine Spectrum Center 20th Anniversary

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