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Coming Up Soon - Movie Nights, Burgers & Brews, Summertime Wine Series, Sunday Family Suppers and Much More

Friends, family and everyone who loves summer pleasures and relaxation will want to visit Hotel Irvine throughout June, July and August. The hotel's Backyard brings blockbuster favorites to a big outdoor screen with its Movie Nights on select Friday nights. Wednesdays mean great Burgers & Brews at EATS Kitchen & Bar. Select Thursdays feature a Summertime Wine Series. Chef Jason serves up Family Sunday Suppers with mains and plenty of accompaniments to share. And there's more, including Friday Ditch Day early happy hours and Ice Cream Socials.

Here's the scoop on all of Hotel Irvine's summer activities:

Movie Nights
Fridays, July 24 & 31, August 14 & 21
Friends, family and neighbors should grab their blankets and beach chairs to spend nights under the stars for Movie Nights in The Backyard. They'll enjoy evenings filled with live music and nostalgic blockbuster favorites shown on the big outdoor screen - July 24: Top Gun, July 31: Back to the Future, August 14: The Goonies, August 21: Ferris Bueller's Day Off. For dining enjoyment, a picnic from The Marketplace can be pre-ordered, or the gang can feast on chef's outdoor BBQ with tri-tip sandwiches, bratwurst, hot dogs and hamburgers and munch on staple movie snacks like popcorn and candy. Admission is $5 per person; free for children under five. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. with movies starting at dusk. Open seating on guests' own blankets, low chairs, pillows or cushions. For complete schedule, menus and FAQ, visit

For those who'd like to make it a mini getaway, Hotel Irvine is offering a Movie Night Retreat Package that includes four Movie Night tickets, a blanket and movie-themed welcome treat. Package price starts at $169 per night. Additional Saturday night stays start at $159. Pricing excludes applicable taxes and service charge. Book online at or call, toll free, 866-396-4201.

Burgers & Brews
Wednesdays in July and August
This summer, Chef Jason Montelibano is pairing off-the-wall burger creations with local craft brews at EATS Kitchen & Bar. Every Wednesday for lunch and dinner, he's serving up a new burger and beer combo for $15, like the Manly Burger with beer-braised onions, rosemary bacon and homemade "cheese wiz" paired with Lagunitas or The Frenchie served on brioche with jambon de bayonne, parmesan béchamel, smoked gruyere and an over easy egg paired with Ballast Point Sculpin.

Summertime Wine Series
Thursdays, July 9 & 23, August 6 & 20 starting at 6:30 p.m.
EATS Kitchen & Bar is teaming up with local wine masters including Master Sommelier Peter Neptune for the Summertime Wine Series. In this exclusive series, winemakers will join guests for an interactive evening of dialogue and tastings, paired with a thoughtfully crafted five-course menu prepared by Chef Jason. $55 per person. Reservations required and limited to 20 guests per dinner. To book a reservation, email For complete details and menus for each dinner, visit or call 949-225-6780. Pricing excludes tax and gratuities.

Chef Jason's Sunday Family Supper at EATS Kitchen & Bar
Sundays in July and August
The entire family will love ending the week with a meal where everyone is gathered around the table for Sunday supper favorites like buttermilk fried chicken with buttered pomme puree, roasted vegetables and homemade biscuits or an Asian-inspired meal with whole snapper, garlic Chinese spinach and steamed jasmine rice. And, the family kitchen clean-up crew gets off the hook. $39 for four guests. Pricing excludes tax and gratuities. For complete details and menus for each dinner, visit or call 949-225-6780.

Friday Ditch Day at Red Bar and Lounge
Now and then, it's just fun to skip out a little early on a Friday, and Red Bar and Lounge is ready for when that moment comes. Every Friday, guests can kick off happy hour one hour early starting at 2 p.m., all the way to 7 p.m., with half-off select food, wines by the glass, draft beers and cocktails.

Ice Cream Socials
Fridays May 22 to August 28 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Summertime and ice cream cones just go together, so every Friday in Marketplace, samples of
some of the crew's favorite scoops, like McConnell's Vanilla or Turkish Coffee ice cream with
mini-waffle cones are served.

June Sunday Funday Happy Hour
During June, Red Bar and Lounge is extending their weekday happy hour to Sundays. 50% off select food, wine, beer and cocktails. All day.

Transformation Tuesdays in July
In July, summer lovers can keep their beach bods intact with Transformation Tuesdays at Red Bar and Lounge, where they'll be serving up $4 slimmed down drinks like the skinny margarita, skinny mojito and skinny hound.

Martini Mondays in August
Summer will be in full swing when Martini sippers are invited to Red Bar and Lounge every Monday to kick off the week with a stiff $5 specialty martini menu.

Where: Hotel Irvine
17900 Jamboree Rd.
Irvine, CA 92614
For hotel: 888-230-4452;
For Eats Kitchen & Bar: 949-225-6780
For Red Bar and Lounge: 949-225-6757

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