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The San Bernardino Symphony performs most its subscription concerts in the beautiful and historic California Theater, right at many music lovers’ doorsteps in downtown San Bernardino. This magnificent performing arts venue was designed specifically to accommodate orchestral performances. Each seat is enveloped by the deep and rich sounds of the San Bernardino Symphony, giving each audience member an unmatched concert-going experience.


Constructed between 1927 and 1928, the California Theatre was opened by Fox West Coast Theaters on August 15, 1928. On June 28, 1935, Will Rogers gave his last public performance at the California Theatre. Less than two months later, on August 15, 1935, Rogers and famed aviator Wiley Post perished in a plane crash in Alaska. In 1997, two large exterior murals of Will Rogers were painted by Ken Twitchell on the east and west facades of the California Theater to commemorate the final performance of America’s finest humorist. 

California Theatre for the Performing Arts
562 West Fourth Street
San Bernardino, CA 92401

Sturges Center for the fine arts

Sturges Center for the Fine Arts

780 N E Street

San Bernardino, CA 92410


San Bernardino Valley College Auditorium

701 S Mt Vernon Avenue 

San Bernardino, CA 92410

San bernardino Valley college football field

San Bernardino Valley College Football Field

701 S Mt Vernon Avenue 

San Bernardino, CA 92410

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