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Things To Do in Ontario

Ontario things to do, including free places to go, events, attractions, family fun and weekend trips!


Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

Homemade Candy Canes at Logan’s Candy – Ontario

This holiday season, local television show Inland Empire Explorer and host Joel Greene explore Logan’s Candy Shop in the City of Ontario to learn how the owners have been making candy canes (and other candies) by hand for over 79 years! Jerry and his family are one of very few homemade candy cane makers in [...]

December 19, 2012 Inland Empire Explorer

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

Holiday Events in the Inland Empire 2012

The Inland Empire is full of Holiday events going on nearly every weekend from now until the end of December! Hopefully this list will help you and your family catch at least one event near you!   Chino “Chino’s Youth Christmas Parade & Fair”  12/812 @ 9AM. The parade will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the corner of Riverside Drive [...]

November 21, 2012 Ashley

Scrapbook Expo at the Ontario Convention Center

Scrapbook Expo at the Ontario Convention Center

Calling all passionate crafters in the Inland Empire!!!  Scrapbook Expo will be at the Ontario Convention Center this weekend Oct. 12 & 13, 2012.  Anyone with a passion for scrapbooking and other paper crafts or who has an interest in learning more about crafting will find something to do at Scrapbook Expo.  This is a [...]

October 11, 2012 Rina G

New Tourism Council Promotes Entertainment to the Inland Empire

New Tourism Council Promotes Entertainment to the Inland Empire

Nearly 300 professionals in the tourism and hospitality industries with interests in the Inland Empire met on August 9, 2012 at the invitation of the Inland Empire Tourism Council. The Inland Empire Tourism Board was formed in 1988 and gets stronger with each passing year. This summit was mc-ed by the hysterically funny, Fontana born [...]

August 14, 2012 Adina

IE Auto Show & Food Truck Fest 2012

IE Auto Show & Food Truck Fest 2012

Bring an appetite to the Inland Empire Auto Show 2012 from Friday to Sunday, August 24-26 because some of the best food trucks from Los Angeles, San Diego and the Inland Empire will be serving up award-winning, on-the-go fare. Famed food trucks at the Food Truck Zone include My Delight Cupcakery, A RockIn Ice, Slammin’ [...]

August 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

Sky High Sports in Ontario Now Open!

Sky High Sports in Ontario Now Open!

Sky High Sports in Ontario is now open for business. This is the company’s 7th location in California and the 13th in the country. This is also their first location in the Inland Empire. They have only been open for a week, and people are already raving about this place. The facility is located off [...]

June 25, 2012 Andrea C

Kings v. Ducks in Ontario / Citizens Business Bank Arena – October 6, 2012

Kings v. Ducks in Ontario / Citizens Business Bank Arena – October 6, 2012

The Stanley Cup Champion Los Angeles Kings will play a special preseason game against the Anaheim Ducks at Citizens Business Bank Arena in Ontario on October 6, 2012, the Kings announced. [...]

June 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music 2012 (Review)

Sesame Street Live: Elmo Makes Music 2012 (Review)

Poor Jenny! What’s a music teacher without her instruments? Turns out, she can become a better teacher then ever! The “Citizens Business Bank Arena” in Ontario and Sesame Street LIVE are proud to present, “Elmo Makes Music”, in town for this weekend only before moving on to the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Jenny shows her [...]

June 2, 2012 Ashley

Sky High Sports Trampoline Fun Center @ Ontario

Sky High Sports Trampoline Fun Center @ Ontario

Sky High Sports is a new trampoline-sports facility that will be opening its newest location in Ontario on or about June 8th! UPDATE: Sky High Sports in Ontario is now open and has a Groupon special! This facility specializes in trampoline and all the fun you could possibly have in a place that is covered [...]

May 31, 2012 John D.

Bill Burr @ The Ontario Improv, June 29th-July 1st

Bill Burr @ The Ontario Improv, June 29th-July 1st

Stand-up comedian Bill Burr will be performing at the Ontario Improv, June 29th through July 1st. Burr is best known for his critically acclaimed, hour-long special, Let it Go, which was filmed at the Fillmore Theater in San Francisco and debuted on Comedy Central back in 2010. He has also made several guest appearances on [...]

May 29, 2012 Andrea C

Los Angeles Lakers @ Citizens Busines Bank Arena – Ontario 2012

Los Angeles Lakers @ Citizens Busines Bank Arena – Ontario 2012

The Los Angeles Lakers have announced their preseason home schedule for the 2012-13 season. They’ll be playing one game at the Citizens Business Bank Arena on October 10th and also one at the Honda Center on October 16th. This is a great opportunity to catch an early game and get to see The Los Angeles [...]

May 14, 2012 John D.

Casa Sanchez Mexican Restaurant Ontario

Casa Sanchez Mexican Restaurant Ontario

Authentic Mexican cuisine can be found in nearly every Southern California town and Ontario’s certainly no exception with Casa Sanchez located near the 60 Freeway. Brightly lit and with a soft interior, Casa Sanchez is an authentic Mexican restaurant with food loaded with flavor. One of the offerings it’s known for is its Menudo, the [...]

May 3, 2012 Kris

American Idol & Carrie Underwood @ Citizens Business Bank / Ontario 2012

American Idol & Carrie Underwood @ Citizens Business Bank / Ontario 2012

Featuring the Top 11 Contestants from Season 10 and Hitting 45 Markets Tickets Go On Sale Friday, May 13th at 10am. American Idol will heat up arenas across North America, when American Idol Live! returns for another summer jaunt, showcasing performances by this season’s top 11. The tour commences in West Valley City, UT at [...]

April 19, 2012 ThingsToDo

Amgen Tour of California 2012 – Stage 7 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy

Amgen Tour of California 2012 – Stage 7 – Ontario to Mt. Baldy

Stage 7 of the Amgen Tour of California will be the ultimate test of the rider’s resolve to capture the Amgen Leader Jersey as it winds throughout the Inland Empire from Ontario to high atop Mt. Baldy on Saturday, May 19. [...]

April 17, 2012 ThingsToDo

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo 2012 in the Inland Empire & Southern California

Cinco de Mayo weekend in the Inland Empire will have plenty of ways to celebrate Mexican heritage and pride. [...]

April 11, 2012 ThingsToDo

Fishing in the Inland Empire

Fishing in the Inland Empire

Wondering where the best fishing in the Inland Empire is located? So are we! Our fans weighed in on this issue, and here are the results! [...]

April 9, 2012 ThingsToDo

Circus Vargas Review – Inland Empire 2012

Circus Vargas Review – Inland Empire 2012

Circus Vargas Review – Temecula – March 31, 2012 The smell of popcorn in the air, the laughter following a clown entertaining the crowd, the “ooooo’s”  as trapeze artists soar through the air…there’s nothing like the circus! With all the family friendly appeal you remember, Circus Vargas is sweeping into Temecula, San Bernardino, Victorville, and [...]

April 1, 2012 Ashley

Discount Stores in the Inland Empire

Discount Stores in the Inland Empire

A fools and his (or her) money are soon parted, right? If you believe in stretching your dollar, you probably have your favorite discount shops already in mind. Here are my favorite discount stores in the Inland Empire! [...]

March 26, 2012 Adina

IE Foodie Weekend – Food Truck Fest & IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition 2012 – Ontario

IE Foodie Weekend – Food Truck Fest  & IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition 2012 – Ontario

The IE Food Truck Fest 2012 and newly added IE Dixie Salsa BBQ Competition come to Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena on May 5 and 6, 2012. The food truck lineup is now online! [...]

March 7, 2012 ThingsToDo

Best Cupcakes in the Inland Empire

Best Cupcakes in the Inland Empire

Wondering where the best cupcakes are in the Inland Empire? We've done our homework and come up with our picks and your picks of the best cupcakes in the Inland Empire! [...]

March 6, 2012 ThingsToDo

IE Chocolate Festival 2012 – Ontario

IE Chocolate Festival 2012 – Ontario

The Inland Empire Chocolate Festival will feature everything chocolate, including wine tasting and shopping on Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 11 am to 6 pm at the Hilton Ontario Airport Hotel. [...]

February 20, 2012 ThingsToDo

Sesame Street LIVE: Elmo Makes Music – Ontario 2012

Sesame Street LIVE: Elmo Makes Music – Ontario 2012

Imagine telling your child that Elmo’s coming to town! If your eardrums haven’t been shattered, you might be able to add that he’s bringing all of his Sesame Street pals on June 2 - 3, 2012 for Elmo Males Music at Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena. [...]

February 10, 2012 Ashley

Harlem Globetrotters – Citizens Business Bank Arena Feb. 20, 2012

Harlem Globetrotters – Citizens Business Bank Arena Feb. 20, 2012

Harlem Globetrotters will celebrate their 86th consecutive year in 2012 with a game at Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena on February 20, 2012 - Presidents' Day! The Globetrotters will be continuing a world famous tradition of ball handling wizardry, basketball artistry and one-of-a-kind family entertainment that continues to thrill fans of all ages. [...]

January 24, 2012 ThingsToDo

The Yum Festival – Food Trucks @ Ontario Mills – June 23, 2012

The Yum Festival – Food Trucks @ Ontario Mills – June 23, 2012

The Yum Festival promises a packed house of food trucks at the Ontario Mills on March 25, 2012. [...]

January 16, 2012 ThingsToDo

Ontario Warriors – Professional Indoor Football comes to Citizens Business Bank Arena

Ontario Warriors – Professional Indoor Football comes to Citizens Business Bank Arena

While LA figures out what it wants to do with football, the Inland Empire is wasting no time with the Ontario Warriors professional indoor football starting in March 2012. [...]

January 9, 2012 ThingsToDo

Ontario International Airport

Ontario International Airport

Ontario International Airport is inland Southern California's gateway to travel and fun. Located right in the middle of the San Bernardino-Riverside metropolitan airport, its proximity, schedule and convenience make this a natural destination for local residents. Want the lowest fares on getting out of town? [...]

December 28, 2011 ThingsToDo

Best of 2011 – Things To Do Inland Empire

Best of 2011 – Things To Do Inland Empire

Things To Do Inland Empire's First Annual "Best of" list looking back on a few of the things that have made inland Southern California a fun place to be. [...]

December 24, 2011 ThingsToDo

Carlos Mencia @ Ontario Improv 2012

Carlos Mencia @ Ontario Improv 2012

Carlos Mencia, of Mind of Mencia on Comedy Central fame, will be performing his stand up comendy live at the Ontario Improv on January 12-15, 2012. [...]

December 22, 2011 ThingsToDo

Los Angeles Temptation – Lingerie Football – Ontario – Dec. 16 / Jan. 19

Los Angeles Temptation – Lingerie Football – Ontario – Dec. 16 / Jan. 19

Having trouble deciding between watching football and picking up a Victoria's Secret catalog on a Friday night? No need to choose- Just head over to Ontario's Citizens Business Bank Arena on Friday, December 16, 2011 and January, 19, 2012 to watch the Los Angeles Temptation Lingerie Football League! [...]

December 10, 2011 ThingsToDo

The Dark Knight Rises IMAX Prologue Inland Screenings – December 13

The Dark Knight Rises IMAX Prologue Inland Screenings – December 13

The Dark Knight Rises is next year's most anticipated film and in a few days we get a chance for an extended sneak peak of the film through screenings of a prologue at IMAX theaters across the country and at I.E. locations in Ontario and Cathedral City. [...]

December 9, 2011 Nate