Venue Info

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San Diego County’s newest venue, The Magnolia will open in El Cajon this September after 10 years and an incredible $7M renovation!  Formerly known as the East County Performing Arts Center, upgrades include a reconfigured seating layout showcasing great sightlines for 1200 fans, a completely refurbished lobby bar serving craft beer and cocktails, a brand new VIP Lounge, plush front row seating, updated guest amenities and elevator access to the upper level seating for easy accessibility.

As part of the beautiful renovation of The Magnolia, fans can expect to enjoy events of all kinds, including use of the outdoor plaza and venue grounds! From movie nights to beer festivals, food trucks, street fairs and more, the venue will showcase different events all year-long, bringing together our community and visitors to experience a new level of entertainment in SoCal!


The Box Office is open Monday to Thursday from 12pm - 6pm and on Fridays from 10am to 6pm. On show days, the Box Office will be open 2 hours prior to door time and stay open until 30 minutes prior to show end. Weekends, event days only. Box Office opens 2 hours prior to doors (closed on non-show days).

The Box Office for the venue is located at the main entrance. The main entrance is located next to the main plaza in front of City Hall and is a short distance from the corner of Rea Ave and Sulzfeld Way. For Box Office questions, please call 619-651-2004.


210 E Main St

El Cajon, CA 92020

Tel: (619) 651-2004