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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

San Francisco Comedy Competition: Semi-Final Round

Date Wednesday, September 23, 7:30 p.m.
Cost $25 - $40 buy tickets
Age limit All ages
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Storm Large And Le Bonheur: Songs Of Seduction And Obsession

Thursday, Sep. 24
7:30 p.m. Music

Dr. Seuss’ 'The Cat In The Hat'

Sunday, Sep. 27
noon Family

Dr. Seuss’ 'The Cat In The Hat'

Sunday, Sep. 27
3 p.m. Family

The Time Jumpers With Vince Gill

Tuesday, Sep. 29
7:30 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

Shaping Sound

Thursday, Oct. 22
7:30 p.m. Dance

MOMIX: Alchemia

Saturday, Oct. 24
7:30 p.m. Dance

Cheyenne Jackson: Music Of The Mad Men Era

Tuesday, Oct. 27
7:30 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

Neave Trio

Sunday, Nov. 22
3 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

The TEN Tenors

Thursday, Dec. 3
7:30 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

Wellington International Ukulele Orchestra

Tuesday, Feb. 2
7:30 p.m. Music

Ben Folds And The San Diego Symphony

Friday, Feb. 5
7:30 p.m. Music

Legends: Keola Beamer And Henry Kapono

Friday, Feb. 5
7:30 p.m. Music

International Guitar Night

Thursday, Feb. 11
7:30 p.m. Music

‘The Big Friendly Giant’

Sunday, Feb. 14
noon Family

‘The Big Friendly Giant’

Sunday, Feb. 14
3 p.m. Family

Las Cafeteras

Friday, Feb. 19
7:30 p.m. Music

The Chieftains

Thursday, Feb. 25
7:30 p.m. Music

Ladino Soul

Sunday, Feb. 28
3 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

José González With yMusic

Tuesday, Mar. 15
7:30 p.m. Music
Event Time Category

Patty Griffin, Sara Watkins, And Anaïs Mitchell: Together On Stage

Friday, Apr. 1
7:30 p.m. Music

Aspen Santa Fe Ballet

Thursday, Apr. 14
7:30 p.m. Dance
Event Time Category

Alec Holcomb

Sunday, May. 8
3 p.m. Music

Past events