In the heart of Carmel-by-the-Sea lies a hidden jewel: the historic Sunset Center. What began as a public school in 1926 has been transformed into a state-of-the-art performing arts center with an intimate 718 seats, stunning gothic architecture and incredible acoustics. Under the mantle of Sunset Presents, we bring a wide range of truly world-class performances and live events including global music, comedy, rock shows, theatre and dance. We pride ourselves on programming a lineup with diversity, sophistication and star-power.Use our Carmel trip itinerary site to arrange your visit to Sunset Cultural Center and other attractions in Carmel.
Our venue is also home to our historic presenting partners – the Monterey Symphony, Carmel Music Society, Chamber Music Monterey Bay and the renowned Carmel Bach Festival. In keeping with our role as the cultural heart of Carmel, our facility is also home to the offices of the Arts Council for Monterey County, the Center for Photographic Art, the Forest Theatre Guild, Dancekids of Monterey Bay and the Yoga Center of Carmel. A number of high-profile annual events are held at the Sunset Center, including the Carmel Art & Film Festival, the Carmel Author’s and Ideas Festival and the beloved Nutcracker from Dancekids of Monterey Bay.
For our full schedule of events, visit our website at www.sunsetcenter.org
Sunset Cultural Center Reviews
7月は2週間に渡ってカーメル・バッハ・フェスティバルが開催されます。超一流の演奏家とは行きませんが，地元の人々（推定平均年齢75歳）の社交の場にもなってます。カーメルで時間があればおすすめです。 more »In July, the Carmel Bach Festival runs for two weeks. I don't go to the top performers, but I'm also a social place for the locals (an estimated average age of 75). If you have time in Carmel, it's a good idea.
If you like music, particularly classical/Baroque music, this is a must. Although it does focus mainly on Bach, it does cover other aspects of the musical repertoire (such as Haydn's "The Creation". T... more »
Nice venue. Great for concerts too! Decent size free parking. There is also plenty of street parking as well. Which can be kinda tricky in a residential area.
Classic, structure, one of a kind! Well restored. Exceptional venue. GREAT for concerts. Don't miss it.
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