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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

Alexandro Querevalú

  • Wednesday, September 5, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
  • Alexandro Querevalú has captivated millions of fans with his breathtaking live performance of "The Last of the Mohicans." Born in Peru, Alexandro comes from a culture deeply rooted in tradition. He is incredibly skilled at playing a variety of indigenous wind instruments such as the Quena, Quenacho, Antara, Basto Zampoña and Alta Zampoña. His interpretation of music has the power to touch deep into your soul and promote euphoria. His ... Read more

All upcoming events at California Center for the Arts: Escondido

'DesEscondido/No Longer Hidden': Public Address Art ExhibitionStarts September 29, 2018

Música En La PlazaStarts September 7, 2018

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