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San Diego County’s newest venue, The Magnolia is now open in El Cajon after 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 showcases different events all year-long, bringing together our community and visitors to experience a new level of entertainment in SoCal!


Our box office is open 2 hours prior to door on any show day, as well as Thursday through Friday 10am-4pm.  If a show day falls on a Thursday-Friday, we will be open at 10am and remain open until about halfway through the show.


210 E Main St

El Cajon, CA 92020

Tel: (619) 651-2004