The Carlsbad Village Theatre

2822 State Street,  Carlsbad, CA 92008

The Carlsbad Village Theatre is centrally located in the Carlsbad Village area, directly across the street form the “Coaster” Train Station. The Village ambiance includes popular beach front motels, retail shops, coffee houses, pubs, and a variety of indoor and outdoor dining opportunities (all within walking distance  to the Theatre).  Free on-street and off-street public parking is available throughout the Village and at the Coaster Train Station lot (460 spaces) during non-commuter days/hours (after 6 PM on weekdays and all day Saturday and Sunday).

The Theatre has been operating continuously since 1993 as a unique contemporary multi-purpose entertainment venue.  (It was built in  1927 for both silent movies and live vaudville stage shows.  The “talkies” didn’t come until 1928!)

A major renovation was completed in 1999 that included: a new cinema screen, stage, carpet, drapes, projection booth, increased electrical power and distribution, major audio / visual / lighting fixtures together with a comprehensive inventory of audio / visual / lighting operating equipment.

The Theatre has 338 seats and its contemporary event uses include : Live Stage Performances (Concerts, Plays, Standup Comedy, Musicals, Dance), Large Cinema Screen Presentations (Film Festivals, Documentary and Sports Action Films), Business Seminars(HD DVD & PowerPoint Presentations) , Corporate Meetings, Fund Raisers, Special Events and More.

Our current performance schedule and ticket information is shown on our “Coming Events & Ticket” section, and a summary of our recent performances along with its photo gallery is shown on our “Prior Events” section .

The Theatre is available on an event / performance rental basis for the variety of entertainment uses shown above.  Our Theatre’s amenities along with its multiple stageing options are described in our  ”Theatre Rental” section.

 …. “Our goal is to provide the historic Carlsbad Village Theatre together with its unique amenities as a  venue for local residents and visitors to enjoy a broad scope of contemporary entertainment choices.” ….   Welcome to Carlsbad!  ….   Tom & Judy McMahon