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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 - 5 p.m.

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

Online Ticket Purchases:
24 hours a day, 7 days a week

Upcoming event at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

Together On Stage: Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin

  • Thursday, December 5, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.
  • Mary Chapin Carpenter Mary Chapin Carpenter is a gifted singer and songwriter who began her career as a folk-influenced performer in the Washington, D.C. area, but found favor on country radio in the ’80s and ’90s, taking her emotionally intelligent songs to a mass audience. Your browser does not support this object. Content can be viewed at actual source page: http://video.kpbs.org/video/2365985112/ Shawn Colvin In an era when female singer-songwriters are ... Read more

All upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

XXV The Silver Anniversary EditionStarts October 1, 2019

Together On Stage: Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn ColvinDecember 5, 2019

Handel’s Messiah December 22, 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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