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Cal Poly Performing Arts Center

A scenic 30-minute drive from our Paso Robles Wine Country resort hotel, the Performing Arts Center is located on the campus of California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly) in the Central Coast town of San Luis Obispo. Divided into two state-of-the-art venues, the Christopher Cohan Center and the Alex & Faye Spanos Theatre, the Performing Arts Center hosts a stellar array of programs throughout the year. You'll enjoy world-class symphony orchestras, ballet companies, and theatrical productions along with a stimulating film and speaker series.


Prices -

Vary by performance.

Hours -

Vary by performance. Ticket Office is open Monday-Saturday from 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Closed Sunday.


  • New Year's Eve POPS
  • MET Live in HD
  • Cal Poly All-State Music Festival


  • Symphony
  • Ballet
  • Theatre
  • Film
  • Comedy
  • Speakers


  • Can I purchase tickets in advance?

    There are several ways you can purchase tickets for Cal Poly Performing Arts Center events in advance. You can visit the Ticket Office in person between 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Another way to order them is online at http://www.pacslo.org/tickets. And you can always make an advanced purchase by phone at 805-756–4849. Be advised that there are no refunds, exchanges or cancellations.
  • Can I bring my kids to a performance?

    You most definitely can as Cal Poly Performing Arts Center invites families to enjoy its myriad music, dance, and theatrical productions. For most shows, children 5 years and up are welcome to attend. Please note that certain performances may not be appropriate for young children, which means an age restriction will be in effect.

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