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the Hilton/orange county airport

Unwind at the Hilton Irvine/Orange County Airport hotel, situated directly across the street from the John Wayne Airport. Fully renovated in February 2016, our quiet hotel is set in the heart of Orange County, located close to several Fortune 500 corporations, and offers a complimentary airport shuttle. Beautiful local beaches are just minutes away from our Irvine, CA hotel.

Good to know

  1. Complimentary airport shuttle with a 3-mile range, car rental onsite

  2. Walking distance to John Wayne-Orange County Airport

  3. Near Orange County attractions, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach, Irvine Spectrum & Disneyland, South Coast Plaza

  4. Wedding venue in Orange County with over 20,000 sq. ft. of event space

  5. 24-hour fitness center, heated outdoor pool & whirlpool

Local attractions

Discover a variety of local attractions near our hotel. Explore South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island and Irvine Spectrum Shopping Center for the latest fashions. This hotel in Orange County is centrally located and within minutes of Costa Mesa, Santa Ana, Newport Beach and Huntington Beach. Enjoy a magical adventure at Disneyland® Park and Disney California Adventure® Park.

100% non-smoking facility

The hotel is located at:



Emcee - Steve Zener

Contest Coordinator - Dave Getty

Chief WCS Judge - Phil Adams

Floor Coordinator - Heather Zener

Swing and Country DJs 

Jack Smith

Larisa Tingle-Schubert

Helen Tocco

Event Registration 

Country Dance Director

Shanan Jackson

Ballroom Coordinator 

Steven Bennett

Swing Staff and VIPs

Laureen Baldovi

Demetre Souliotes

Kara Frenzel

Matt Richey

Samantha Buckwalter

Larisa Tingle-Schubert

Tony Schubert

Bella Viramontes

Bruno Cezar Theodoro

Paula Cavalcanti

Carrie Lucas

Phil Adams

Ryan Crutcher

Joel Torgeson

Carlito Rofoli

Country Staff and VIPs

Maryann Harvey

Mike D’Amico

Brittney Valdez

Jeremy Bryan

Kelly Bryan

Tim Perez

Mona Brandt

Michele Adams

Carmen Mattei

Marnie Mattei

Roy Johnson

Sharon Johnson

Craig Johnson

Joan Lundahl

Sue Cravalho

Tom Hyatt

Sossy Hyatt

Gloria Casey

Mark Thompson

Brigette Thompson

Rachele Smith

Mike Eads

Sherry Reynolds

Joseph Lettiq

Madalina Varlam

2019 Invited Staff and viP’s below

2020 staff to be announced soon


$115 for a full weekend pass until October 3, 2020 and $135 after that.

Day passes are $70 per day and include the workshops and dances

Dance only passes for Friday and Saturday night are $20 and valid after 9pm.

Online Registration will be open soon.


For hotel reservations

ROOM BLOCK EXPIRES October 1, 2020, 
unless we sell out first.
We sold out last year.