Virtual Reality Lounge


    Virtual Reality Lounge

In partnership with the University of California Riverside, our Virtual Reality lounge...aka VR lounge...is a space equipped with headsets that allow you to experience four simulated environments and amazing worlds.

The lounge is FREE to the public and open for two days. Come and be immersed in thrilling experiences and get a taste of the immense potential virtual reality has in overcoming economic, physical, social and geographical boundaries.

@ The Riviera Resort & Spa 
Thursday June 22 | 11AM-7PM
Friday June 23 | 11AM-7PM


Four incredible experiences await you.  Try one or try them all.

Documentary | Women on the Move | A grandmother's life in rural Niger changes when she enters a women's savings group. Will her granddaughter take the next step out of poverty?

Animation | Pearl | A 12-year-old boy plunders garbage cans  in a suburb. He is searching for something that gives him a reward.

Narrative | Sonar | A drone discovers an unknown asteroid. On its journey over the rocky surface it receives a strange signal. To locate its source the drone ventures deep into an ancient labyrinth. A place that holds a secret even darker than space itself.

Game | Land's End | Set against spectacular landscapes, the player is tasked with awakening an ancient civilization using the powers of their mind. 

Event Details

Date: Jun 22 11:00 a.m. to Jun 23 - 7:00 p.m. NO TICKET NEEDED


Free parking is available at the Vista Chino entrance of the Riviera Resort & Spa.  Follow the ShortFest signs!

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