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Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre

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Sadly I won't miss it.

The sad thing is, this was Orange County's sole option for mid sized, outdoor concert venues. And... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2016
Visalia, California
via mobile
Enjoyed My Last Buffett Concert !!!

Just saw Jimmy Buffet for his last performance at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater. I always have a... read more

Reviewed 5 November 2016
Lake Forest, California
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good32%
  • Average16%
  • Poor11%
  • Terrible20%
19 Apr 2017
“Best concert experiences happened here”
4 Nov 2016
“Enjoyed My Last Buffett Concert !!!”
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8800 Irvine Center Dr, Irvine, CA 92618-4201
+1 949-855-8096
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 13 February 2012

Love this venue for seeing a show. If the show is sold out the lawn will be riduculously oversold. I've been trampled, shoved etc. In less crowded times the lawn is fine.

19  Thank 1Daisy2000
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 6 June 2011

Recently my fiancee and I decided to attend an event here on the 25th of May, this was my first time at the Amphitheater and after scoping out the grounds from the freeway and nearby we were happy to see the area and the venue...More

10  Thank tsmoore88
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Reviewed 19 April 2017

This was my favorite concert location in the world. So many great bands and festivals played here, and it was a great place in every way. Even the parking was great if you knew your way around. I hope they rebuild it in the Great...More

Thank MJWalsh
Reviewed 5 November 2016

Just saw Jimmy Buffet for his last performance at the Irvine Meadows Amphitheater. I always have a blast! Great place wish they were not closing!

Thank CarloMoscatiello
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Unfortunately, this place is closing soon. My friends and family have enjoyed this place for several years. It was nice to be able to park for free across the street in the industrial area and have an easy escape from the departing traffic.

1  Thank Dennis K
Reviewed 25 October 2016

I've seen many concerts here. The last one this past Saturday 10/22 and saw Jimmy Buffet. It's such a great venue and I hate to see it go. Sadly, there will be lots of homes in it's place soon. This weekend is the LAST concert...More

Thank 1LadyKathy
Reviewed 23 October 2016

I was here last night for the, I believe, 2nd to last show at this venue, given by Jimmy Buffet. This is is a terrible facility and it is amazing from a safety standpoint it has survived this long. Coming into the facility, no one...More

Thank JJLMc
Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Came here for oddball comedy tour. Venue is nice with ample parking and services. Getting to seating may be a challenge if you have trouble walking but otherwise great location and has a nice time.

Thank SouthernPineapples
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Overall nice outdoor music venue. For the Jack’s 11th and especially the KROQ Weenie Roast events there was a good selection of food, drink and merch vendors and the space to have them. The sound was decent for some bands and really good for others...More

Thank JenHope88
Reviewed 27 September 2016

Went to see Tesla, Reo Speedwagon and Def Leppard. Traffic was killer so we missed Teslas set. The shows themselves were really cool. The venue is very steep, which makes it stand out from most amphitheatres ive been to. You can be way back and...More

Thank deaf_leopard
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The sad thing is, this was Orange County's sole option for mid sized, outdoor concert venues. And it's sub par at best, and this is due to how the venue is managed, not because of bad sound quality or cruddy vantage points. The venue is...More

1  Thank latindrummer2112
Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

Obviously, your experience here will seems on what you're going to see. But generally, the venue is well-kept and the parking is fairly reasonable. It's easy to get to the venue. I've enjoyed the events we have attended here.

Thank R3022NRlisag
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26 October 2016|
Response from JJLMc | Reviewed this property |
If there is, I am not sure it is an official one. This facility defines complete chaos. It is absolutely horrific getting in and out of the parking and there is no order at all. Good Luck.
michael a
23 October 2016|
Response from viperamd64 | Reviewed this property |
$10 f or general parking, $20 for perferred
Paula L
16 September 2016|
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Response from 668vjc | Reviewed this property |
It depends on the concert. Check the website for details to your event!