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Celebrate Halloweekend at Irvine Spectrum Center

On Saturday, October 28, bring your family, friends and furry friends to celebrate Halloweekend at Irvine Spectrum Center.

Begin with a pawty at Woofpak Pet Kitchen from 3pm – 7pm featuring complimentary gifts, a costume contest and a glow pawrade. The little ghouls can participate in the contest and pawrade for $5. Payments will be accepted at the registration table upon check-in.

After, get your oogie boogie on from 6pm – 7pm during the Spooky Silent Disco near Old Navy. Mark your calendars and get ready to dance like nobody’s watching.

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Kid-Friendly Events This Summer

Woodbridge Village Center

On select Fridays in July through August, bring the family to enjoy themed kid-friendly events at Family Fun Nights at Woodbridge Village Center.

Plus, on select Saturdays, listen to live solo or duo musical entertainment during Live Music Saturdays at Woodbridge Village Center and Woodbury™ Town Center.

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The Market Place

Experience an array of activities at The Market Place including games, crafts, music and more on the third Saturday of each month.

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Enjoy kid-friendly events this summer at Woodbridge Village Center, The Market Place and Irvine Spectrum Center®.

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Dancing Under the Stars: On the second Tuesday of July and August, learn the salsa and fun TikTok/hip-hop dances.

Movies Under the Stars: Enjoy family-friendly movies under the stars.

Spectrum Silent Disco: On July 15 and August 19, grab some headphones and groove to your favorite beats.

The First-Ever OC Shake Shack Is Now Open

The New York City famed eatery has opened their long-awaited first-ever OC Shake Shack at Irvine Spectrum Center.

Choose from their delicious made-to-order Angus beef burgers, crispy chicken, hand-spun milkshakes and more! Also, don’t miss their brand-new OC exclusive Dreamsicle Shake featuring vanilla frozen custard mixed with orange soda, topped with whipped cream and orange candy sprinkles.

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Top 3 Summer Activities

Explore the top 3 summer activities to do this summer at Irvine Spectrum Center.

Movies Under the Stars

Next, enjoy family-friendly movies on the Giant Wheel Lawn every Sunday evening beginning in June and ending in August.

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Summer Sandcastle

Also, hit the beach at Irvine Spectrum Center this summer as expert sculptors transform ordinary sand into an extraordinary 100-ton sandcastle sponsored by PepsiCo.

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Dancing Under the Stars

On the second Tuesday of June, July and August, learn new moves and meet new people with complimentary dance lessons on the Giant Wheel Lawn.

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2023 Mother’s Day Ideas

No matter how many times she professes to be “happy with anything,” an elegant gift, a beauty service, or a high-style brunch, goes a long way.

Fashion Island®

Explore gorgeous in our Mother’s Day Gift Guide curated by Fashion Island’s lead stylist, Sara, for items you will want to keep for yourself. For reservations, savor al fresco dining at their diverse lineup of restaurants, including the new hotspot JOEY Newport Beach. A toast to mom is certainly in order.

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Services and Shopping

Learn more about the Mother’s Day specials here.


Learn more about the Mother’s Day offerings here.

Irvine Spectrum Center®

Searching for the ideal gifts and treats for all the incredible moms on your list? Look no further, we have you covered.

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The Market Place

The Market Place has everything under the sun to celebrate mom and all the special mother figures in your life. With trend-forward styles, beauty and wellness services and so much more, you will be sure to find the perfect gift for that someone special.

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Learn More about Mother’s Day festivities at The Market Place here.

Neighborhood Centers

Celebrate local this Mother’s Day! Support your locally-owned small businesses and highlight the importance of family within your communities.

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Orange County Restaurant Week 2023

The 15th annual Orange County Restaurant Week returns on March 5 – 11, 2023 with delicious prix fixe menus from many of the best restaurants throughout Orange County.

We’ve rounded up our favorite participating restaurants offering great food and prices to delight both your palate and your wallet. Click on the restaurant name in the list below to view their OC Restaurant Week menus:

Participating RestaurantLocation
399 Vietnamese KitchenThe Market Place
59th & Lex Cafe at Bloomingdale’sFashion Island®
Angelina’s Pizzeria NapoletanaLos Olivos® Marketplace | Irvine Spectrum®
Atomic CreameryFashion Island®
California Fish GrillThe Market Place
California Fish GrillCrossroads
Cha Cha’s Latin KitchenThe Market Place
CUCINA enotecaFashion Island®
CUCINA enotecaIrvine Spectrum Center®
Eureka!University Center
FalasophyIrvine Spectrum Center®
Famous Dave’s BarbequeThe Market Place
Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine BarFashion Island®
Great MapleFashion Island®
Haagen-DazsIrvine Spectrum Center®
HabanaIrvine Spectrum Center®
JA Jiaozi Authentic DumplingsThe Market Place
Left Coast Brewing Co.Sand Canyon Plaza
Little SisterIrvine Spectrum Center®
Romano’s Macaroni GrillThe Market Place
Nordstrom Cafe BistroIrvine Spectrum Center®
O Fine Japanese CuisineQuail Hill® Shopping Center
OC Fish GrillOak Creek® Shopping Center
Paul Martin’s American GrillIrvine Spectrum Center®
Pieology PizzeriaIrvine Spectrum Center®
Pieology PizzeriaThe Market Place
PuestoLos Olivos® Marketplace | Irvine Spectrum®
RED O “Taste of Mexico”Fashion Island®
Robata WasaIrvine Spectrum Center®
Scratch Bakery CafeFashion Island®
Taco RosaThe Market Place
Taco RosaNewport Hills Shopping Center
Tea MaruQuail Hill® Shopping Center
The MeltIrvine Spectrum Center®
True Food KitchenFashion Island®
ZoodFashion Island®

Your Perfect Valentine’s Day Event

Still searching for a romantic event for your significant other on Valentine’s Day? Try an Evening Under the Stars at Irvine Spectrum Center with a special showing of 50 First Dates on the Giant Wheel lawn from 6pm – 9pm on Tuesday, February 14.

Also, indulge in a curated charcuterie box and warm cookies from Bristol Farms Newfound Market. Plus, stay around for sweet surprises that are sure to elevate your heart. Purchase your tickets using the link below.

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