|Bren Events Center Shuttles|
|If you are off campus you can get on the city bus provided by Orange County Transportation Authority OCTA . However you get there you won’t be sorry. The Bren Events Center is waiting.|
Orange County is home to many affluent cities one of which is Irvine, California. Located there is the University of California at Irvine which is home to the Donald Bren Events Center. The name is in honor of real estate mogul Donald Bren who is also the chairman of the Irvine Company which created the city.
About the Bren Events Center
Bren Events Center, opened January 8, 1987, it is a multi-purpose stadium and holds up to 6,000 seats. The flexible design makes it perfect for concerts, lectures, meetings, banquets and exhibitions. Built with state of the art designs for lighting and acoustics on two levels. Retractable seating and protective floor covering makes it easy to convert it from event to event. The Center has 65,000 square feet of assignable space.
Bren Events Center is home to the UC Irvine Anteaters athletic program for both men and women’s basketball and men’s volleyball. It also has other space like The Koll Room for meetings and receptions. Koll hosts pre-game hospitality events for supporters of UCI athletics who give a certain amount of money. The Stewart Room hosts smaller receptions and banquets. Finally, you have The Berry Terrance which is an outdoor space of 4,500 sq. ft. available for intermissions and pre/post event receptions. Bren has recently added a very new and exciting feature. They now have a four sided LED scoreboard which displays 4.4 trillion colors.
Things to do in Irvine
Because of a Mediterranean climate it makes it a perfect place to hang out and have a blast. One amazing place is Orange County Great Park which has become an Iconic image in Irvine. You can go 400 feet above ground and catch a bird’s eye view of Irvine and Orange County in a 72 foot orange sphere called the Great Park Balloon. If you are looking for a laugh, head on over to the Improv Comedy Club. If comedy isn’t your thing then you can drive to the Marconi Automotive Museum which houses a $30 million collection of exotic, classical and historical automobiles.