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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:
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.

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Upcoming event at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Coastal Communities Concert Band

  • Tomorrow, 2 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Back in the Saddle: A concert presented by this fine 75-piece concert band. Featuring Michael Ruhl, vocals. The Cowboys, El Camino Real, Saddle Up, Rawhide, Songs of Old Kentucky, Tennessee Salute, Magnificent Seven, and more. Reserved tickets may be purchased directly from the California Center for the Arts Website, or by calling 760-839-4138. Please note that ticketing fees may apply. OR Ticket vouchers, to be exchanged at the box office, ... Read more

All upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

California Artists In MCASD's CollectionStarts July 8, 2017

Coastal Communities Concert BandTomorrow

Jazz Jam Sessions: Lorraine Castellanos QuintetAugust 25, 2017

One Book: North County Kickoff Event With Chris BohjalianSeptember 12, 2017

Leyla McCalla LiveSeptember 22, 2017

Shaping Sound: 'After The Curtain'October 21, 2017

Las Migas With Flamenco AranaOctober 21, 2017

Simply ThreeOctober 22, 2017

Flip FabriQueNovember 11, 2017

Valerie June LiveNovember 30, 2017

Bill Murray With Jan Vogler & FriendsDecember 1, 2017

Jane Lynch: 'A Swingin' Little Christmas'December 16, 2017

Quattrosound: A Holiday ShowDecember 21, 2017

The Hillbenders: A Bluegrass OpryJanuary 21, 2018

Pink MartiniFebruary 7, 2018

Michelle Cann LiveFebruary 11, 2018

International Guitar NightFebruary 18, 2018

Black Violin LiveFebruary 22, 2018

Jesse CookFebruary 24, 2018

An Evening With Chris BottiMarch 8, 2018

Bria SkonbergMarch 9, 2018

Masters Of Hawaiian MusicMarch 11, 2018

Cesar MillanMarch 24, 2018

Priti GandhiMay 13, 2018

Natalia LafourcadeMay 25, 2018

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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