The California Center for the Arts, Escondido is centrally-located and easy to find. We’ve created this step-by-step guide to help you make the most of your visit:
Step 1: Arrive at the Center
The Center is located at:
340 North Escondido Boulevard
Escondido, CA 92025
Arrive by car: Use Google Maps for exact turn-by-turn directions.
Or, view and print our simple list of turn-by-turn directions.
Arrive by mass transit: The Sprinter light rail and Breeze bus systems have stops at the Escondido Transit Center (located about a half mile from the Center), and the Breeze has numerous routes and bus stops on the Downtown Escondido streets that surround the Center.
Step 2: Park at the Center
Parking at the Center is FREE! Our large parking lot is located at the corner of Escondido Boulevard and Woodward Avenue. Please respect our neighbors and only park in this lot.
Step 3: Explore the Campus
Before you leave home, you may want to get familiar with the campus via our online tour, or print out our complete campus map (PDF). The map shows all the major venues on campus, and how to walk on to campus after you park.
Box Office Hours:
Accessible Needs Patrons
The Center is dedicated to making the arts accessible to all. We offer the following accommodations for accessible needs patrons:
Our Passenger Loading Zone offers a convenient drop-off spot adjacent to the main entrances of both theaters and our Conference Center for accessible needs patrons.
Our ushers are happy to assist patrons by providing wheelchair service from the Passenger Loading Zone into the Concert Hall or Center Theater lobbies. Please call the box office (800-988-4253) to arrange this in advance.
- Seating Access
Our ushers greet accessible needs patrons at the Access Door (located on the path from parking lot to the Concert Hall), which offers quick access to all seating levels via the elevator, just inside the door.
For First Wednesdays and the Intimate Classics series, The Center always offers a golf cart shuttle from the parking lot to the theater and Conference Center entrances. Please call the box office (800-988-4253) for more information.