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California Center for the Arts: Escondido

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Business hours

Sunday 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Tuesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Wednesday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Thursday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Friday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Saturday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is situated on a 12-acre campus in downtown Escondido adjacent to Escondido City Hall and Grape Day Park. The campus is comprised of a 1,523-seat Concert Hall, a 406-seat Center Theater, a visual arts Museum, art and dance studios, and a Conference Center containing meeting and banquet facilities. Groundbreaking occurred on June 22, 1991. Since its opening on October 1, 1994, The Center has attracted more than one-million visitors through its performing and visual arts presentations, events in the Conference Center, and education programs.

Mission Statement

The mission of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is to enrich the lives of all within its reach through the Arts and their power for community building and enhancement by providing diverse artistic, cultural, educational, social and entertainment experiences of the highest quality.

Ticket Office Windows:
Wednesday - Saturday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Ticket Office Phones:
(800) 988-4253
Tuesday: 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday: 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Sunday: 12 p.m. - 4 p.m.

Online Ticket Purchases:
www.artcenter.org
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

2nd Annual Mariachi Festival

Date Today, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Cost $20 - $75 buy tickets
Age limit All ages
Event Time Category

Wow First Wednesdays: Herb Martin & Friends

Wednesday, Apr. 1
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Family

Circle Of Friends With Jackson Browne, Jack Tempchin And Joel Rafael

Thursday, Apr. 9
8 p.m. Charity
Event Time Category

The Intimate Classics Series: Han Bin Yoon, Cello

Sunday, May. 3
3 p.m. Music

WOW First Wednesdays: Box Canyon Band

Wednesday, May. 6
4 p.m. – 8 p.m. Family

The Center Children’s Chorus: Songs Of America

Sunday, May. 17
3 p.m. Family

'Whose Live Anyway?' Live

Saturday, May. 30
7:30 p.m. Comedy

Selections From Porgy And Bess

Sunday, May. 31
3 p.m. – 5 p.m. Music

Ongoing events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Event Time Category

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Sunday
1 p.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Thursday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Friday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

'Legacy Of The Land'

Every Saturday
10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Arts

Past events