Center for the Arts – North County’s Gem!
With a mission of bringing people together to discover, create and celebrate both the visual and performing arts, the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is the cultural center of North San Diego County.
The Center’s unique campus includes a 1,500-seat concert hall, a 400-seat theater, a contemporary art museum, art and dance studios, and a full-service conference center with meeting and banquet facilities ready to host corporate gatherings, weddings and other special life events.
The Center also runs an extensive education program and produces over 52 free community events, such as First Wednesdays, the summer music series Hidden City Sounds, Música en la Plaza, Independence Day Festival, Día de los Muertos Festival, and the Winter Wonderland Festival.
The Center’s activities are guided by a Board of Trustees and an administration and staff who are dedicated to furthering arts entertainment and arts education in the community, by sustaining and expanding programs that provide cultural enrichment for residents of North County and beyond.