Family Activities:

Irvine Spectrum Center


Irvine Spectrum Center

670 Spectrum Center Dr, Irvine, CA

This expansive outdoor shopping/entertainment destination is a place the whole family will love. There are numerous clothing boutiques, specialty stores and family-friendly restaurants with outdoor seating. But Irvine Spectrum has the added bonuses of an IMAX movie theater, a Dave and Busters, classic carousel and Giant Wheel, a Ferris Wheel that offers an excellent view of the area, a kiddie train ride, 7D virtual reality ride, improv comedy center, a fountain splash pad and live entertainment on the weekends.


Hours vary by retailer or attraction; generally, it’s open 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. Sunday through Thursday and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. on Friday and Saturday.

Things to Know/Bring

Bathrooms are located throughout the center. Complimentary stroller and wheelchair rentals are available at Guest Services, along with complimentary cell phone/mobile device chargers (how cool!). Families can also purchase Disneyland and Universal Studios tickets at Guest Services.


Numerous restaurant options fill the area.


Free parking garages surround the area and there is also valet options.