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California Center for the Arts, Escondido

340 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92025
+1 760-839-4178
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I have been to the Escondido Center for the Arts several times and have had seats in many... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2017
Robert C
Escondido, California

This one wonderful theater. There is not a bad seat in the house. The sound is excellent. Parking... read more

Reviewed 3 July 2017
Thomas S
San Marcos, California
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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 free community events, such as the Jazz Jam Sessions, 4th of July celebration, Day of the Dead Festival, Holiday Tree Lighting and WOW First Wednesdays performances.
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340 North Escondido Boulevard, Escondido, CA 92025
+1 760-839-4178
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Reviewed 10 July 2017

I have been to the Escondido Center for the Arts several times and have had seats in many locations, from boxes to orchestra, and have never had a bad seat. The acoustic quality is excellent throughout the theatre. The volunteers that assist are helpful and...More

Thank Robert C
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This one wonderful theater. There is not a bad seat in the house. The sound is excellent. Parking is free and easy. The bad thing is they do not have enough music concerts there. I wish they would bring in more music.

Thank Thomas S
Reviewed 5 June 2017

The California Center for the Arts in Escondido is amazing. What a wonderful resource for the local community and visitors alike. The building is beautiful and the grounds and art surrounding it make it beg to be enjoyed!

Thank 2TravelersMn
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Easy access, nice location with rich program all year long. Worth to schedule a visit at least once and enjoy.

Thank Omar A
Reviewed 3 May 2017

We recently attended the 'Hawaiian Masters', and 'Chris Botti' concerts at The CCA and both were excellent. The former was in a smaller, more intimate concert hall and the latter was in a larger tiered hall. We will definitely keep our eye out for future...More

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Reviewed 11 April 2017

Center Chorale with full orchestra was excellent. Great Acoustics added to the experience. Beautiful venue for choral performances.

Thank Paul G
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The selection of performers is pretty broad and there is something for everyone at various times of the year. I just love being inside the Concert Hall and/or Center Theater. The buildings are beautiful and the acoustics are fantastic. It is just an amazing experience.

Thank fsafranek
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Went to see Vince Gill perform at the California Center for the Arts in Escondido last week. Vince performed in the larger concert hall and even though we were up in the balcony seats, 2nd row, we had a wonderful time listening to Vince sing...More

Thank divin1
Reviewed 8 April 2017

This center has two venues. The main venue is host to popular programs of all types. The smaller venue is also a great opportunity to see entertainment. They even have 'free' concerts on the first Wednesday of every month. We highly recommend these opportunities and...More

Thank eileentx36
Reviewed 13 March 2017

We attended a production of "Sleeping Beauty" last summer and I was pleasantly surprised by the quality of the production. The audience was full to capacity and this was a matinee. This ballet company is local, but its performance was was engaging and creative. It...More

Thank James P
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16 December 2016|
Response from PickyFlyer | Reviewed this property |
Don't see any mention of gift cards on their website. Use Gift Rocket, though, where you can choose either email or an actual card to be sent to the recipient, suggest in the message that they might like to attend an event... More