Irvine Spectrum Center News

Date Night for Valentine’s Day at Irvine Spectrum Center

Spend a romantic Valentine’s Day with your date at Irvine Spectrum Center, the perfect place for the most romantic holiday of the year!

Start the evening off with dinner and be sure to keep your receipt to present at the Giant Wheel for a free ride if you spend $100 or more that day at any of their restaurants.*

After a beautiful spin on the Wheel with a gorgeous view of the city and the horizon, head on over to the lawn in front of the Wheel for a free viewing of the movie 50 First Dates at 7:30pm.

View Event Details Here

*WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 250 GUESTS TO REDEEM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 14, 2020 BEFORE CLOSE OF BUSINESS. Limit one (1) Giant Wheel ticket per person. Receipts must be redeemed at the Guest Services kiosk, located by the Giant Wheel, during Irvine Spectrum Center business hours. The customer, not store associates or managers, must present their receipts to be eligible. Purchases of Irvine Spectrum Center Gift Cards and retailer gift cards are NOT eligible for this offer. Same-day restaurant receipts totaling $100 or more must be dated February 14, 2020. Pre-sale receipts dated prior to February 14, 2020 will not be eligible. Receipts must be from Irvine Spectrum Center restaurant locations ONLY. Online orders are not eligible. Duplicate receipts will not be accepted. Guests must be 14 years or older to participate in the promotion. Lost or stolen attraction cards cannot be replaced. Irvine Spectrum Center has the right to restrict participation to anyone who attempts to misrepresent receipts for this promotion. See Irvine Spectrum Center Guest Services for additional terms and conditions. 

Galentine’s Day at Irvine Spectrum Center

It’s all about the gals this month! Gather your squad and bring them to Irvine Spectrum Center on Thursday, February 13 from 7pm – 10pm for a great girls’ night and have some fun celebrating your friendship!

Grab dinner and a dessert with your crew and make sure to keep your receipts! Word on the street is that if you spend $75 or more, you can get a free ride on the Giant Wheel on that same day.* Bring your selfie game for a great Instagram pic with a gorgeous view with your girls!

Tag @IrvineSpectrumCenter on the gram and stick around for a free screening of our girl power favorite flick Legally Blonde on the lawn in front of the Wheel at 7pm.

For an even more squad-tastic photo, let Elle inspire your wardrobe and rock your favorite pink outfit! Plus, if you have an adorable puppy, like Bruiser from the movie, bring the little cutie pie with you for even more fun!

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*WHILE SUPPLIES LAST. LIMITED TO THE FIRST 250 GUESTS TO REDEEM ON THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 13, 2020 BEFORE CLOSE OF BUSINESS. Limit one (1) Giant Wheel ticket per person. Receipts must be redeemed at the Guest Services kiosk, located by the Giant Wheel, during Irvine Spectrum Center business hours. The customer, not store associates or managers, must present their receipts to be eligible. Purchases of Irvine Spectrum Center Gift Cards and retailer gift cards are NOT eligible for this offer. Same-day receipts totaling $75 or more must be dated February 13, 2020. Pre-sale receipts dated prior to February 13, 2020 will not be eligible. Receipts must be from Irvine Spectrum Center store locations ONLY. Online orders are not eligible. Duplicate receipts will not be accepted. Guests must be 14 years or older to participate in the promotion. Lost or stolen attraction cards cannot be replaced. Irvine Spectrum Center has the right to restrict participation to anyone who attempts to misrepresent receipts for this promotion. See Irvine Spectrum Center Guest Services for additional terms and conditions.  

Lunar New Year at Irvine Spectrum Center

The Lunar New Year celebration returns to Irvine Spectrum Center! Enjoy the Year of the Rat on Saturday, February 1 from 12pm – 2pm. 

Come to the Giant Wheel courtyard for:

Greeters distributing fortune cookies*
Lucky envelopes*
Arts & Crafts*

*While supplies last, weather permitting.

Enjoy last year’s event recap video.

Santa & the Nightly Tree Lighting at Irvine Spectrum Center

Decked out in his best red suit, Santa is back at his Crystal Cove beach-inspired surf shack at Irvine Spectrum Center to hear your wishes and take photos with kids & pets of all ages through December 24. Find Santa in Palm Court (near Old Navy).

Daily Hours
Monday – Saturday: 12 pm – 8 pm
Sunday: 11 am – 6 pm

Extended Hours
December 22-23: 12 pm – 9 pm (line will close for business at 8:30pm)
December 24: 10 am – 6 pm (line will close for business at 5pm)

View pricing details here.


After getting your photos snapped with Santa, head on over to Giant Wheel Court to see the beautiful 75-foot tree come to life. Tree lightings take place every 30 minutes from 5pm – 11pm through December 24th.

Black Friday Frenzy at Irvine Spectrum Center

Gather your shopping lists, it’s almost Black Friday!

The fun Black Friday Frenzy event is back at Irvine Spectrum Center starting at midnight after Thanksgiving on November 29th.


View the full list of offers here!


As Orange County’s favorite destination for Black Friday, guests are invited to enjoy a festive night (and morning) of shopping with:

DJs spinning tunes throughout the shopping center
FREE valet parking*
FREE ice skating**
FREE Carousel* and Giant Wheel* rides until 3am


*Free valet, Carousel rides, and Giant Wheel rides are available from midnight until 3am Friday, November 29. For the safety of our guests, attractions are closed during inclement weather. For attractions status, please call (949) 753-5180, option 4.
**Available from Midnight after Thanksgiving to 3am Friday, November 29. Based on availability and capacity. 
 Some Irvine Spectrum Center retailers may open earlier than the stated shopping center hours. Please check with venues of interest directly for exact hours of operation.

The Ice Rink Returns to Irvine Spectrum Center

‘Tis the season for the cold weather and bundled sweaters! Bring your mittens, scarves, and your skates for a fabulous whirl on the ice under the stars.

Ice Rink at Irvine Spectrum Center

Daily Skate Schedule 

Monday – Sunday:
3:00 pm – 5:30 pm
6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
9:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Click here for more details on holiday hours.

Pricing

Tickets can be purchased at the Ice Rink Box Office in Giant Wheel Court. Cash and Credit Cards (Visa/Mastercard) accepted.

Adults/Children
$22 per person, includes ice skate rental
$20 per person, bring your own skates
View more details on pricing here.

Buy Tickets Online!

Jump the line! Purchase tickets in advance for quicker access to your skating session.

$40 per person (one price for everyone).
Click here to purchase tickets.
*Limited availability per session.

Lockers
Secure your belongings while skating with our onsite lockers for only $0.75 (one-time use; subject to availability)

Themed Thursdays

Every Thursday from 6pm – 8:30pm, enjoy entertainment and giveaways sponsored by One West Bank.

Plus, come dressed in the weekly theme and receive $5 off your Ice Rink ticket!

  • Thursday, November 7: Anaheim Ducks Night
  • Thursday, November 14: Thursday Night Football Fans
  • Thursday, November 21: Turkey Skate
  • Thursday, November 28: ICE RINK CLOSED. NO THEMED THURSDAY TODAY.
  • Thursday, December 5: Reindeers & Red Noses
  • Thursday, December 12: Crazy Christmas Hats
  • Thursday, December 19: Star Wars Night
  • Thursday, December 26: Ugly Holiday Sweater
  • Thursday, January 2: New Year’s Sparkle 

For complete Ice Rink details, click here.

Halloween Spooks & Treats

Witches and spiders to shadows they cling,
Once caught in their webs is the truly worst thing.
Instead of the spooks, seek out the good thrills,
Find good deals with no tricks, and forget the cold chills!

Make this Halloween the best of them all with the most haunting deals you cannot miss!


Party City
Party City at The Market Place – Stock up on all things spooky! Plus, save with the Retail Therapy app.
Get $10 OFF $60 or more
Get $15 OFF $80 or more
Get $20 OFF $100 or more
Costume Castle
Costume Castle at The Market Place – Get 20% OFF your total purchase with the Retail Therapy app.
Spirit Halloween
Spirit Halloween – Stop by Oak Creek® Shopping Center and shop for an incredible selection of Halloween costumes, decorations, accessories and makeup.
Cold Stone Creamery
Cold Stone Creamery at Irvine Spectrum Center – Buy any size ice cream, shake or smoothie at regular price, get one 50% OFF with Retail Therapy. Try the Boo Batter Ice Cream, mixed with trick-or-treat favorites Halloween OREO® Cookies, Kit Kat® and M&M’s®!
PetSmart
PetSmart at The Market Place – Gift your pup the goodies for the superhero they are! Thrill, chill and delight your goblins with their spooky costumes and treats! Plus, get 50% OFF Doggie Day Camp with Retail Therapy.

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