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California Center for the Arts: Escondido

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:
- Tuesday - Saturday: Noon - 6 p.m.
- Sunday: Noon - 6 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:
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Upcoming event at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Escondido Independence Day Festival & Fireworks

  • Wednesday, July 4, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Join 25,000 patriotic festival-goers for Escondido’s 55th Annual Independence Day Festival & Fireworks. This free community event features rockin’ live music by Moonlight Trio, Finnegan Blue, and Casey Hensley, fabulous food vendors, and a wealth of children’s activities and games for everyone to enjoy. Be sure to stop by SoCal Pro Wrestling’s ring to watch four different match-ups throughout the day. Finally, the festivities will conclude with a special performance ... Read more

All upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

The American Watercolor Society 151st Traveling Exhibition & 'Local Color'Starts July 14, 2018

Escondido Independence Day Festival & FireworksJuly 4, 2018

The American Watercolor Society 151st Traveling Exhibition & 'Local Color' Opening ReceptionJuly 13, 2018

Alexandro QuerevalúSeptember 5, 2018

Ballet Folklórico De México De Amalia HernándezOctober 18, 2018

23rd Annual Día De Los Muertos FestivalNovember 1, 2018

The TEN Tenors: Home For The HolidaysNovember 30, 2018

Itzhak PerlmanJanuary 19, 2019

Gina ChavezFebruary 28, 2019

Lila DownsMay 11, 2019

Past events

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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.

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