Nightlife in Irvine

Two, Four, or Six Admissions to Improv Irvine's Comedy Juice Tuesday Standup Show Through October 29

Comedy Juice at Improv Irvine

Irvine Improv

Storied chain of comedy clubs where Ellen DeGeneres and Jerry Seinfeld held sway welcomes comics from Comedy Central and SNL

$30 $15

$17 for Two Movie Tickets and a Large Popcorn with One Refill at Starlight Cinemas ($29 Value)

Starlight Cinemas

Multiple Locations

Theater with six locations projects current movies in pristine HD quality, and fuels customers with popcorn that includes one free refill

$29 $17

Pirates Dinner Adventure for One Adult or Child (Up to 47% Off)

Pirate's Dinner Adventure

Buena Park

Guests feast while cheering for their section’s mascot as Broadway-scale, pyrotechnics-enhanced pirate show unfolds on indoor lagoon’s ship

$41.15 $28

Craft Beer Tasting Experience for Two or Four at Rancho Las Lomas (Up to 51% Off)

Rancho Las Lomas

Irvine-Lake Forest

Guests enjoy a flight of four 4-fluid-ounce beers, which they can pair with snacks they purchase or bring with them

$50 $27

MJ Live: A Michael Jackson Tribute Concert (Through August 1, 2017)

MJ Live

Stratosphere Hotel, Casino & Tower

The tribute dance show aims to match the energy and excitement of the biggest hits with a sing-along stage spectacle that’s just as huge

$60.50 $35

$39 for Date Night with Two Movie Tickets and $100 eGift Card ($124 Value*)

Ultimate Date Night Package

Online Deal

Create your own ultimate date with movie tickets and a $100 eGift Card for dinner

$124 $39

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige on December 6, at 7 p.m.

Maxwell and Mary J. Blige: King and Queen of Hearts Tour

The Forum

Royalty of ’90s neo-soul join forces on nationwide tour that looks forward while hearkening back to a classic sound with guest Ro James

$72.20 $35

Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show on Friday, December 2, at 8 p.m.

Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show

Sevilla Nightclub

Chippendales tour alumni steam and shake their way through a high-energy show

$25 $13

Murder Mystery Dinner Show for Two or Four at The Gourmet Detective (Up to 32% Off)

The Gourmet Detective

Multiple Locations

Guests enjoy a three-course meal while playing along with the detective during murder mystery dinner show

$158 $109

The Christmas Company: Boutique Shopping on November 18 and 19

The Christmas Company: Boutique Shopping

OC Fair & Event Center

Weekend of shopping features boutique apparel and food-and-drink tastings; Girls Night Out includes silent auction and VIP treatment

$10 $7

Brea Improv Standup-Comedy Show for Two or Four with Tickets to a Future Show Through October 29

Brea Improv

Brea Improv

Up-and-coming comics take the mic in a storied comedy chain that has showcased Ellen DeGeneres and Jerry Seinfeld

$200 $38

Sunday Double-Decker Bus Pub Crawl for One or Two from Big Red Bus (Up to 65% Off)

Big Red Bus

Tilted Kilt Long Beach

Enjoy drinks and snacks with friends old and new as a double-decker bus ferries you down the coast to fun pub stops

$65 $23

Five-Course Dinner and Comedy Theater for One at Teatro Martini (Up to 45% Off)

Teatro Martini

Buena Park

Variety show featuring theatre, cirque, music, comedy and magic as guests dine on a five-course dinner

$59.95 $33

Driftwood Festival feat. Jerrod Niemann & Rodney Atkins on Saturday, Nov. 12, at noon (Early Entry Festival Admission)

Driftwood Festival

Doheny State Beach

Hit-makers behind “Drink to That All Night” and “Farmer’s Daughter” lead a Veteran’s Day weekend celebration full of beer and barbecue

$68.30 $45

Movie Theater Ticket Subscription Plans from MoviePass (Up to 37% Off). Four Options Available.


Online Deal

Smartphone app lets users reserve movie theater tickets at major theaters nationwide, saving them time and money

$20.99 $14.99

"Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show" on Saturday, December 3, at 8 p.m.

Fifty Shades of Men, Cuffs 'N Collars The Show

Xalos Nightclub

Chippendales tour alumni steam and shake their way through a high-energy show

$25 $13

"The Addams Family": The Musical

Costa Mesa Playhouse

Westside Costa Mesa

$18 $12.50

Global Harmony Symphony - Monday November 14, 2016 / 7:30pm

Laguna Hills Community Center

Central Laguna Hills

$10 $7.50

Annual Comedy Passes for Two (Through December 31)

Mad House Comedy Club

Mad House Comedy Club

Sets from nationally touring comedians seen on Comedy Central, in sitcoms, and in movies

$200 $19.95

Julieta Venegas - Wednesday October 26, 2016 / 8:30pm

City National Grove of Anaheim

Platinum Triangle

$40 $25.25

Purple Reign – Prince Tribute (Through April 29)

Purple Reign

Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino

Lauded by David Letterman, this tribute to the legendary pop star dazzles with on-point vocals and costuming

$64 $38

Three-Course Dinner and Drag Show for Two at Velvet Lounge (Up to 19% Off). Four Options Available.

Velvet Lounge

Downtown Santa Ana

Three-course meals with ever-changing menus accompany award-winning drag shows complete with comedy, impersonations, and glamour

$61.98 $52

Ramon Ayala & Paquita La Del Barrio - Saturday November 12, 2016 / 7:30pm

Long Beach Arena

Long Beach Arena

$36 $33.75

"The Boxcar Children"

Laguna Playhouse

Laguna Beach

$20 $13.75

Take-Home Dry Growler with Four Pints of Beer for One or Two at Packinghouse Brewing Co. (50% Off)

Packinghouse Brewing Co.


Take home a growler to use later; sip four pints at brewery with offerings such as Black Beauty Cream Stout and Heritage Pale Ale

$40 $20

Young Dubliners - Friday November 25, 2016 / 8:00pm

The Coach House

The Coach House

$20 $13.75

"The Rat Pack: Live from Las Vegas" - Sunday November 27, 2016 / 7:00pm

The Coach House

The Coach House

$20 $13.75

Beer Tasting and 22 Oz. Bombers to Go for Two or Four at Old Orange Brewing Company (Up to

Old Orange Brewing Company

East Anaheim

Sample the sudsy wares of this Orange brewery before selecting your favorite beers to take home

$28 $14

"Dial M for Murder" - Sunday October 23, 2016 / 5:00pm

Camino Real Playhouse

San Juan Capistrano

$20 $13.75

"Billy & Ray"

Laguna Playhouse

Laguna Beach

$45 $28

Select Local Merchants

  • OC Wine Mart & Tasting Bar
    Twenty-four wine bottles line the circumference of two stainless-steel cylinders, both of which add a futuristic flourish to the middle of the room. With the touch of a button, the machine dispenses a 1-ounce sample of any of the wines—red at room temperature, whites at 55 degrees Fahrenheit. Praised on Foodbeast, this self-serve tasting bar, called the Enomatic wine system, lets guests sample an array of wines before committing to a long-term relationship with a single—or several—bottles. This method is just one of several ways OC Wine Mart & Tasting Bar owner Julie Lim takes the intimidation out of wine buying. At her boutique wine store, Julie fills the shelves with vintages from both well-known and under-the-radar vineyards, with some of her favorites including Silver Oak Cellars, Caymus Vineyards, and Cakebread Cellars. She and her team thrive on helping guests find the best bottle—whether they're hunting for wine, craft beer, or a fine liquor. Once guests feel confident in their selections, the staff can help them compile gift baskets for holiday parties or year-end performance reviews. Committed to green practices, the staff eschews foam packaging in favor of molded-pulp shippers, derived from 100% recycled materials. Such practices earned Julie a place on OC Metro's list of 20 Women to Watch, plus her boutique a place on Gayot's Top 10 Wine Bars in the United States.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • Atomic Ballroom
    Shesha Marvin was nervous as he gazed out on the dance floor, certain that his pounding heart could even be heard over the booming music. He had always been uneasy on his feet, choosing to lurk by the punch bowl at parties rather than asking girls for a dance—but now, at last, was a chance to overcome his fear. He took a deep breath and stepped out onto the floor, where he was immediately swept away in a rush of lively beats and glimmering lights. After than fateful night, Shesha was hooked. He began dancing six nights a week at local clubs and, eventually, in Disneyland shows, favoring the lindy-hop and swing styles. He traveled the world to compete in international championships, even performing live on Dancing with the Stars. Today, Shesha brings his years of passion and expertise to his own dance studio, Atomic Ballroom. Atop the hardwood floors of his spacious studio, Shesha and his instructors lead students of all experience levels through the steps, twirls, and transitions of the East Coast swing, the American fox trot, and the Argentine tango. The instructors can even help couples choreograph a dance for their wedding while providing expert advice on how to sashay gracefully in heels or how to twirl the bride without destroying the reception hall with F5-level winds. Every night of the week, they host a group dance party—from Sunday night tango to Saturday night Ballroom, and belly dance throughout the week.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • Paul Martin's American Grill
    Enjoy traditional American cuisine at Paul Martin's American Grill, home of American comfort food. The cooks at Paul Martin's American Grill know how to get creative with gluten-free ingredients. Pair your entree with a glass of wine or draft beer — this restaurant has a fully-stocked bar to complement your meal. From cheap drinks to good eats, Paul Martin's American Grill's happy hour is a steal. Bring your laptop here and tap into the complimentary wifi. For some fresh air during the non-winter months, dine outside on Paul Martin's American Grill's patio. Weekend visitors to the restaurant are well advised to take advantage of the reservation system — crowds tend to pack the place on Fridays and Saturdays. At Paul Martin's American Grill, business casual is the norm, so save your suit and tie for another day. Ordering food? You can pick it up yourself! Drivers will love the convenience of a parking lot with valet service near Paul Martin's American Grill. Paul Martin's American Grill provides ample space for bikers to store their bikes. Who s hungry for great grub at a reasonable rate? Paul Martin's American Grill s yummy creations will leave a mark in your memory but not a dent in your pocketbook. When you're craving a true American classic, such as a burger and fries, make your way over to Paul Martin's American Grill. So give into your craving and stop by Paul Martin's American Grill for some trendy and tasty American cuisine.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • Irvine Improv 2012
    Visit Irvine Improv 2012 for some true American comfort food smack dab in the middle of Irvine's Irvine Center. Don't go thirsty during dinner! This restaurant also offers a splendid drink list featuring wine, beer, and more. Youngsters don't need to sit out a trip to this restaurant — it's super family-friendly and perfect for little diners and their folks. Groups of all sizes can easily be seated at Irvine Improv 2012. Those with sensitive ears may want to stay away from this restaurant, though, as it can get quite loud. It tends to get especially busy on weekends, so be sure to call ahead and make a reservation. Comfort is prioritized at Irvine Improv 2012, and guests are encouraged to come as they are. Drivers rejoice! Valet and lot parking is made simple at Irvine Improv 2012. For those who travel by bike, Irvine Improv 2012 offers bike racks for diners. Irvine Improv 2012 s fare is so good, you ll want to sample everything on the menu (and with its middle-of-the-road prices, you can!). Your bill must be paid in cash, so be sure to stop by the bank beforehand. A hearty salad, juicy burger, or classic chicken — all of your favorite American dishes will be made fresh when you head to Irvine Improv 2012. For a casual American classic, Irvine Improv 2012 will serve you up a delicious meal in Irvine. For an exceptional menu of American food that is highly-rated by all who try it, call Irvine Improv 2012 today.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • Javier's
    If fine food and refreshing beverages are on your to-do list, check out Javier's Cantina and Grill in Irvine. Javier's Cantina and Grill will keep those with dietary needs happy with a menu filled with gluten-free and low-fat items. This restaurant's fully stocked bar is a perk for patrons who enjoy a fine wine (or more) with their meal. Javier's Cantina and Grill is great for big groups, and visitors favor its private room for important events. Javier's Cantina and Grill offers an affordable happy hour. The patio seating at Javier's Cantina and Grill is perfect for those warm summer days. If you plan to hit the restaurant on a Friday or Saturday, it's best to fend off the crowds by calling ahead for a reservation. Javier's Cantina and Grill offers an informal dining experience for those who are allergic to jackets and ties. Carry-out is also available for those who prefer to enjoy this restaurant's cooking from the comfort of their own home. The restaurant also offers catering if you want to bring the flavors of Javier's Cantina and Grill to your next party or event. If parallel parking's not your thing, take advantage of Javier's Cantina and Grill's valet service at the Fortune Dr address location. Javier's Cantina and Grill is home to many cyclists who appreciate the parking racks outside. It will typically cost you about $30 to enjoy a meal at Javier's Cantina and Grill.
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    Irvine, CA US
  • The Balcony Grill & Bar
    For Asian-inspired fare at its best, The Balcony Grill & Bar serves a unique blend of flavors to those visiting the Irvine Business Complex district of Irvine. Never miss a play with TVs broadcasting the biggest games in the bar area. Youngsters are more than welcome to join mom and dad at this bar. Whether you have a large or small group, The Balcony Grill & Bar can accommodate both. Open air seating is ready for diners at The Balcony Grill & Bar when the weather is warm. Be sure to call for a reservation if the bar is part of your weekend plans — it can get crowded on Fridays and Saturdays. Drift away from stuffy dress-code conventions and dine in comfort at The Balcony Grill & Bar. Dining out isn't your only option here — pickup is available, too. Tired of driving in circles? Head to The Balcony Grill & Bar for a bite to eat and find quick parking in the lot next door. Store your bike safely at one of the main bike racks near The Balcony Grill & Bar. No matter what you choose off the menu at The Balcony Grill & Bar, you won't completely break the bank with prices averaging around $30. Come to The Balcony Grill & Bar for creative cooking at its best, where Asian-inspired dishes merge with ingredients from around the globe. So come in for a casual meal of Asian fusion fare at The Balcony Grill & Bar.
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    Irvine, CA US