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Los Olivos Marketplace in Irvine celebrates grand opening on March 19

Family-friendly community event will feature live music, cooking demonstrations, giveaways, games and more

IRVINE, Calif. (February 2016) — The community is invited to experience Irvine’s newest shopping and dining destination as Los Olivos Marketplace, located off of the 405 Freeway and Irvine Center Drive, kicks off its grand opening celebration on Saturday, March 19 from noon to 4 p.m. with a family-friendly event.

“We’re excited to bring the community together to celebrate the grand opening of Los Olivos Marketplace,” said Dave Moore, president, Irvine Company Retail Properties. “From Whole Foods Market to Hoag Medical Group & Urgent Care, Los Olivos Marketplace offers a collection of specialty shopping, dining and services to meet the community’s needs.”

The grand opening of the center—located in the 8600 block of Irvine Center Drive just off the San Diego Freeway—will feature a variety of activities for children and adults alike, including:

  • An interactive Imagination Playground from nearby Pretend City Children’s Museum.
  • Photo opportunities at the Wells Fargo stagecoach.
  • Yoga presentations with Radiant Hot Yoga.
  • Cooking demonstrations.
  • Manicures and pedicures from Polished Perfect by Twila True’s mobile 21-foot Airstream nail studio.
  • Games, including life-size Jenga and Connect Four.
  • Live music performances from Irvine Unified School District students.
  • Giveaways featuring gift baskets and gift cards (raffled off every 30 minutes).
  • Food tastings from participating restaurants.
  • And more!

Retailers scheduled to open at Los Olivos Marketplace by March 19 include: Blue Eyed Girl, Burger Lounge, Chase Bank, Hoag Medical Group & Urgent Care, Newport Colony, Panini Café, Rite Aid, Radiant Hot Yoga, CUPS Frozen Yogurt, Starbucks, Wells Fargo Bank and Whole Foods Market.

Designed with walkability in mind, Los Olivos Marketplace will service the adjacent residential and office communities. The retail center is in the heart of Irvine Spectrum, one of Southern California’s most successful master-planned, mixed-use communities that provides a sustainable mix of retail, office, residential and hotels to create a walkable community where people can shop, live, work, and play. For more information, visit

About Irvine Company Retail Properties
With three distinguished shopping centers including Fashion Island, Irvine Spectrum Center and The Market Place, Irvine Company Retail Properties also includes 38 neighborhood and community centers with a diverse mix of stores and restaurants. Irvine Company Retail Properties has recently welcomed several exclusive retailers to its portfolio, including Hopdoddy Burger Bar, American Tea Room, Sushi Roku, TAPS Fish House & Brewery, Mendocino Farms, Nespresso, Urban Decay, Nike Women’s and more. For more information, please visit