Dining and Entertainment
Being in the Greater Los Angeles region, the Inland Empire showcases an ample off-site options. Dining standouts include Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse and Wine Bar, the Sycamore Inn and Toby Keith’s I Love This Bar and Grill. For entertainment, delegates can hit Ontario Improv, Jazz Cafe or Lewis Family Playhouse.
History and Culture
Centered on Euclid Avenue, Ontario’s 200-foot-wide, tree-lined, historic downtown stretches for eight miles and claims a spot on the National Registry of Historic Places. The district features Victorian and craftsman homes and businesses that date to the 19th century. Highlights include the Gravity Mule Car and Historic Band Stand, and Graber OIive House, which has cured olives for a century. Visitors will enjoy the many regular concerts, performances and festivals that utilize Ontario Town Square.
Golfers in the group will enjoy hitting the links at the newly renovated Whispering Lakes Golf Course, an 18-hole, par-72 course. Other golf options include the Arnold Palmer-designed Empire Lakes Golf Course, a par-72 championship layout. The Greater Ontario region also features fantastic spas, including Glen Ivy Spa.
The Greater Ontario area is extremely popular with shoppers due to Ontario Mills, California’s largest outlet and value retail center, which draws more visitors annually than Disneyland. The indoor venue offers more than 200 stores, including Last Call by Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5th, Coach Factory Store, Tommy Bahama and Kenneth Cole. Rancho Cucamonga’s Victoria Gardens offers an upscale selection of retailers and restaurants in a pedestrian-friendly environment, and Bass Pro Shops will draw the outdoor enthusiasts in your group.
Home to professional and amateur ice hockey, soccer and basketball, along with rock concerts, family shows and special events, Citizens Business Bank Arena can also be used for private functions. Other large venues, such as Ontario Convention Center, Auto Club Speedway, Epicenter Adult Sports Complex, Glen Helen Raceway and other venues, also play host to sports activities such as NASCAR, martial arts, archery, fishing, volleyball, football, indoor rock climbing, basketball, soccer, aquatics and tennis.