Inland Empire Events | Weekend Fun Guide 12/11-12/13/2015


Hello Friends and Neighbors -

Holiday fun is in full swing in the Inland Empire, but you don't have to be in the holiday spirit to enjoy these weekend happenings! Check out this week's Inland Empire Weekend Fun Guide for weekend events. And remember to check out our Holiday Events Guide, Holiday Parade Guide, 4 Holiday Light Displays and New Year's Eve Guide (if you're already planning for the big day).

Have a fantastic weekend, everyone!



p.s. Happy Hanukkah to our Jewish Inland Empire friends as we give all our readers a list of some of the fun events going on this weekend!





12/11, Movie – Free movie night at the Inland Empire Wing Commemorative Air Force Wing. Doors open at 6p.m., It’s a Wonderful Life starts at 7p.m. Free popcorn, hot dogs and snacks available for purchase.

12/11, Concert – Knock-Out at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door for the 21 and over event.

12/12, Dance – On Pointe Studio’s annual recital with Frozen at 12p.m., and The Nutcracker at 2p.m.

12/12, Conference – 4th Annual COFED/Crowdfunding Economic Summit at Canyon Crest Country Club from 8a.m.-2p.m. At the door registration is $100, includes continental breakfast and lunch.

12/12, Pizza Party – One Year Anniversary at Pizza:90 in Riverside at 4p.m. Hangar 24 will be hosting a tap takeover, where get to keep the branded pint glass. Pizza:90 Riverside will offer exclusive deals on their Neapolitan Classic Pizzas.

12/12, Concert – DBS tribute to Journey at Romano’s Concert Lounge at 9p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door for the 21 and over event.

12/12, Showcase – Second Annual Royal Gambling Club Showcase at Back to the Grind beginning at 8p.m. Free entertainment, giveaways and donuts.

12/13, MusicalPenny Lane featuring music of The Beatles at The Box Theater at the Fox Entertainment Center at 5p.m. and 8p.m. Tickets are $20.

12/13, Remembrance – The 18th Annual Remembrance in Riverside event honoring children for National Children’s Memorial Day from 6:30-8:30p.m.



12/12-13, Concert – Blazers Cup at the National Orange Show Events Center starting at 1p.m. Tickets are $45-65 single day, two days are $80-100.


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12/11, Concert – Holiday Spectacular featuring music students and friend of the Fender Center at the Civic Center at 7p.m. Tickets are $10.  

12/12, Snow – Snow Day events all day at The Shops at Dos Logos. Snow play and activities from 1-4p.m. Santa breakfast at 8:30a.m. at Citrus City Grille, 10a.m. Free viewing of Arthur Christmas.  

12/13, Bodybuilding – Lauren Power Christmas Classic at M15 Concert Bar and Grill at 1p.m. Tickets are $15 for the all-ages event.



12/11, Concert – Secrets at The Glass House Record Store at 6p.m. Free, all-ages event.

12/12, Concert – Armor for Sleep at The Glass House at 9p.m. Tickets are $25 for the all-ages event.

12/12-13, Run - Holiday Half Marathon and 5K at the Fairplex with 5K and fun runs on Saturday and half Marathon on Sunday. Parking is $10 at Gate 17.

12/12-13, Trains - RailGiants Train Museum at the Fairplex. Free admission, open 10a.m.-4p.m. Enter at Gate 1.

12/13, Trains - The Fairplex Garden Railroad open 11a.m.-4p.m. Free admission.



12/12, Craft – Holiday Wreath Workshop at Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden at 9a.m.-12p.m. and 1-4p.m. Public registration is $30 and includes one wreath. RSVP for event.



12/10-13, Comedy – Aaron Kleiber at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club Friday at 7:30p.m. and 9:45p.m., Saturday at 7p.m. and 9:15p.m. and Sunday at 7p.m. Tickets are $20 for the 18 and over event.

12/12, Hockey – Ontario Reign vs. Bakersfield Condors at 6p.m. at Citizens Business Bank Arena. Tickets are $13-88, parking is $5 cash.

12/12, Comedy – Laughfest comedy show for ages 13 and over at the Ontario Improv Comedy Club at 2p.m. Tickets are $20.

12/12, Concert – John Secada at Ontario Town Square at 3p.m. Free public concert.


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12/11, Driving – Hook On Driving high performance training at the Auto Club Speedway. Sessions are $325; see website for details.

12/12, Racing – Race an exotic car or ride along with Exotics Racing at the Auto Club Speedway beginning at $99 for a ride-along or $199 for a driving session. See website for registration.



12/13, Triathlon – 30th Annual Tinsel Triathlon in various locations at 9a.m. Reverse triathlon and 5K begin at West Valley High School. Registration is $35-40 for 5K, $75-130 for triathlon. See website for details.



12/11, Concert - The Aggrolites perform at The Cave. Tickets are $18-35, doors opwn at 6:30p.m.

12/12, Concert - Cash'd Out, Johnny Cash tribute at The Cave. Tickets are $10-30, doors open at 6:30p.m.

12/12, Nature – Bald Eagle Celebration and count beginning at 8a.m. at the Big Bear Discovery Center. Free admission.

12/13, Snow Sports – USASA Rail Jam at Bear Mountain all day. Registration is $35 day of event. First drop at 11a.m. 



12/12-1/3, Ice Skating – Temecula On Ice ice skating rink open from 10a.m.-9:30p.m. daily, Fridays and Saturdays until 11p.m. Admission is $10, skate rental is $5, bobby skating aid is $6. See website for holiday hours and waiver.


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