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Verizon Wireless Amphitheater

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Address: 8800 Irvine Center Dr., Irvine, CA 92618
Phone Number: (949) 855-8096
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Let the good times roll

I saw my first concert here and a few more after that, so this place has a special place with me. There are so many great memories here that I will always remember. Plan ahead and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Santa Barbara, California
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Santa Barbara, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I saw my first concert here and a few more after that, so this place has a special place with me. There are so many great memories here that I will always remember. Plan ahead and show up a little early to avoid too long of wait. It is a pretty large venue on a hill top. You can't beat... More 

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Ventura
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

parking lot was easy to get in and out of with VIP parking. Need more port a potties inhabitants in the lot though. Walk to your seats takes about 10 minutes but there's a beer stand right when you walk in so you can hydrate. Nice festival area outside of seating bowl. Seats are good and the sound is awesome.... More 

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Tustin, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Read reviews before going to the VWA, concert was a 6:00 pm we got to parking lot at 5:30 to my surprise it wasn't full yet this is a massive parking lot we park right by the exit , it is a walk just to get to the gate. The line to get in was short max to get it... More 

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Palmdale, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

If you plan ahead this is actually a fun place to see concerts. Get there, an hour or two early . Drop someone from your party at the end of the line,because there will be a line to get in and it can be long,then pay the extra $20 for VIP parking(it is worth it) and walk back to your... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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29 reviews 29 reviews
11 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 via mobile

I've been to my share of concerts over the years AMD this was THE most poorly organized. There is definitely not enough staff for entry. We went for a Dave Matthews concert and they opened the doors late. It took an hour to get through the line to the entrance. The line ran through the parking lot with no rhyme... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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202 reviews 202 reviews
46 attraction reviews
94 helpful votes 94 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

I was here last night for the Oddball Comedy Festival with my wife. We got a great deal through Groupon, the line up was full of big time comedians. The tickets said 5pm, the amphitheater's site said 7pm, so we went early just to be safe. The one surprising things was that general parking was free, I'm not sure if... More 

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Laguna Beach, California
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74 reviews 74 reviews
27 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

This is an excellent venue to watch concerts at; however, they have several rules for concert goers and it is best to visit their website before you proceed to the venue. They have recently add the following: 1. No backpacks, 2. No blankets or lawn chairs. If you have lawn seating tickets this may be an issue and I recommend... More 

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Irvine, California
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2014

Excellent acoustics. Very comfortable. The parking lot is huge and ya it takes eons to get out, but at least it's not stacked like the Rose Bowl where you can't leave until the people before you leave first. I recommend parking far away from the entrance so you are closer to the gate when getting out. Give yourself plenty of... More 

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Menifee
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014

We had preferred parking. We walked in. They barely check your bags. They refused to let me bring a blanket for lawn seats?! Disappointing. I knew what I was getting into by purchasing lawn seats. It's high, it's a walk and it's slanted. I knew that. The trash cans were piled up. Sitting on damp grass is really not fun.... More 

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La Habra, California
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We watched the Tower of Power, Steve Miller Band and Journey concert the other day. We paid the $20 preferred parking fee to park closer to the gate and have a better chance of getting out of the parking lot easier. We got to the arena about 30 minutes prior to the start of the first act and the parking... More 

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