Things to do in Ontario

Located in southwestern San Bernardino County, and just a short shuttle ride from downtown LA, a West Coast paradise awaits. Originally founded as a Model Colony, Ontario’s close proximity to wineries, museums, cultural institutions, and Hollywood make this Vinnie Van GO's favorite spot in California.

Ontario Events

Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion

Every third week of September, join huge crowds of tourists and locals alike for this annual celebration of one of the country’s most iconic roads. This free event sees hundreds of vintage cars and hot rods taking over twenty two city blocks.


Held every October by Chapman Food Science and Nutrition Student Association, this annual event will let you taste a six course tapas menu paired with beer poured by Budweiser professionals. What a way to ring in the colder months!

Ontario Arenas

Citizens Business Bank Arena

This multi-purpose indoor arena hosts a number of local sports and entertainment events throughout the year.

4000 Ontario Center
Ontario, CA 91764

Ontario Landmarks

Scandia Ontario

With more than 25 attractions including mini golf, rides, and an arcade, it’s no wonder why this amusement park is beloved by locals and visitors alike.

1155 S Wanamaker Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761

Planes of Fame Air Museum

Located in nearby Chino, this aviation museum has been entertaining and educating local crowds for more than 60 years.

14998 Cal Aero Drive
Chino, CA 91710

Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park

With two lakes perfect for fishing and paddle-boating, there’s no better place to spend a sunny day than Cucamonga-Guasti Regional Park. For kids, there’s even a small water play area.

800 N Archibald Avenue
Ontario, CA 91764

Ontario City

While Ontario, CA doesn’t have tours, be sure to check out some of the amazing tours leaving from nearby San Diego or Los Angeles.

Ontario Restaurants

The Bucket Crab & Crawfish

This restaurant is known to have some of the best and most authentic local seafood dishes in town. From clams to crab and crawfish, you better arrive here with your appetite!

612 North Euclid Avenue
Ontario, CA 91762

The Olive Grill

For some of the best Korean BBQ in town, there’s no better place than The Olive Grill. Make sure to also try some of their ice-blend teas!

302 South Milliken Avenue
Ontario, CA 91761

New York Grill

It may be named for another city, but locals love the New York Grill for its steaks, live jazz performances, and excellent service.

950 Ontario Mills Drive
Ontario, CA 91764

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