Weddings & Receptions

Celebrate Your Love at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido: Where Every Moment Supports the Arts

Elevate your wedding day to a masterpiece at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, and become a part of something truly extraordinary. Nestled within our diverse and unique venues, your celebration not only marks the beginning of a beautiful chapter but also contributes to the vibrant tapestry of our community.

A Venue for Every Love Story:

  • On-Stage Magic: Exchange vows on one of our iconic stages, basking in the spotlight where countless performances have unfolded. Your love takes center stage.
  • Museum Romance: Immerse yourselves in the artistic ambiance of our museum, surrounded by curated masterpieces. A backdrop that adds a touch of cultural elegance to your special day.
  • Traditional Ballroom Charm: Step into a world of timeless romance with our traditional ballroom settings. Experience the epitome of sophistication.
  • Outdoor Serenity: Say ‘I do’ amidst the beauty of nature in our outdoor venues. Whether under the open sky in our Lyric or Sculpture Courtyard, your love finds its perfect outdoor haven.

Your Celebration, Our Cause:

  • Every wedding at the California Center for the Arts, Escondido is a celebration not only of love but also of the arts.
  • Your event directly contributes to the funding of our nonprofit side, supporting education programs for future artists and ensuring the continuation of free community events.

Unique Venues, Lasting Impact:

  • Educational Legacy: Your wedding helps fund education programs that nurture the artistic talents of future generations. It’s a celebration that echoes through our community’s cultural future.
  • Free Community Events: Your support ensures that we continue hosting free community events, bringing joy, and cultural enrichment to everyone.

Why Your Choice Matters:

  • Cultural Legacy: By choosing the California Center for the Arts, Escondido for your wedding, you become a part of a cultural legacy, supporting the arts in a meaningful and impactful way.
  • Artistic Inspiration: The uniqueness of our venues mirrors the uniqueness of your love story, creating an inspiring backdrop for a day that will be etched in your hearts forever.

Your wedding day becomes a beacon of love, not just for you but for the entire community. Join us in crafting a celebration that not only marks the beginning of your union but also leaves an enduring mark on the canvas of our artistic community. Your love story, told within the walls of the California Center for the Arts, Escondido, becomes a lasting masterpiece, supporting the arts for generations to come.

Explore Center Wedding Possibilities

Ceremony & Reception Venues

Lyric Courtyard

The beauty of the Lyric Courtyard speaks for itself. As the entrance to our Concert Hall, the elegant architecture of this space creates an intimate atmosphere for your wedding.

Museum Courtyard

Located at the heart of the Center’s museum, the Museum Courtyard is the perfect setting for an outdoor ceremony or reception 

Capacity: 200 Guests 

Conference Center Ballroom

As one of our largest and most versatile venues, the Ballroom can transform into the wedding of your dreams.  Capacity: 50 to 600

Wedding on Stage

Nothing says ‘wow’ like a ceremony or reception in one of our grand theaters. If you are looking to add a little bit of flair to your day, then a wedding on stage may be the choice for you!