Arts & Entertainment
Prescott is filled with cultural spirit, as it is home to premier arts and entertainment venues welcoming local, regional, national and international performers, exhibits and special events all year.
CENTRAL ARIZONA CONCERT BAND
Prescott's only symphonic "wind" band has been performing for area audiences for more than 20 years. This group performs a Summer Series in June, July and August at the Courthouse Square, plus a regular Fall/Winter season where concerts take place at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University's David Auditorium.
ELKS OPERA HOUSE
117 E. Gurley Street
The 494-seat Elks Opera House is in a prominent structure on East Gurley Street, just one-half-block from the Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza. The Elks Building was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1978, and the Elks Opera House was the setting for the First Lady Laura Bush’s PRESERVE AMERICA Award in 2004.
MOUNTAIN ARTISTS GUILD
228 N Alarcon Street
928-778-4009 / 928-445-2510
Mountain Artists Guild is the oldest Visual Art Organization in the State of Arizona. We hold an Opening Reception for this event each 4th Friday during Prescott’s Art Walk. The Gallery is open weekdays from 10 am to 4 pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 11 am to 3 pm.
PRESCOTT CENTER FOR THE ARTS
208 N. Marina Street
Prescott Center for the Arts is Prescott’s longest running, largest and most successful community theatre and gallery. Visit our website for details.
PRESCOTT CHAMBER ORCHESTRA
For those who love classical music, the PCO is comprised of our community's finest musicians. From Bach and Beethoven to Handel and Mozart, the PCO's concerts are thoroughly entertaining. The oldest musical organization in the community, the PCO has been playing for over 35 years.
PRESCOTT FILM FESTIVAL
The Prescott Film Festival hosts special film screenings year round and holds its annual festival the last week in July. The fest searches out the best in film from across the world and presents programs that “Entertain, Inspire and Inform,” celebrating both independent and studio films of all genres.
PRESCOTT POPS SYMPHONY
Prescott’s premier performing orchestra with a unique contribution to the culture of our community. Tickets are available through the Yavapai College Community Events Office.
YAVAPAI COLLEGE PERFORMING ARTS CENTER AND ART GALLERY
1100 E. Sheldon
928-776-2000 / 877-928-4253 (Box Office)
We host a spectacular range of entertainment, from national touring performers like Kris Kristofferson, Wynton Marsalis, and Mary Chapin Carpenter, to name a few. Situated within the hall is the Yavapai College Art Gallery, which hosts exhibits by college and outside artists, as well as presentations and cultural events throughout the year.
YAVAPAI COLLEGE SCULPTURE GARDEN
Friends of YC Art, 1100 E. Sheldon,
The four-acre Sculpture Garden is a peaceful and innovative site on the college campus. Located next to the Performance Hall and Art Gallery, the park fuses gorgeous landscaping with contemporary sculpture.
YAVAPAI SYMPHONY ASSOCIATION
Concerts are held Sundays at 3:00 p.m. in the Yavapai College Performing Arts Center. For more information on dates and ticket availability, please call the Yavapai Symphony Association office at 928-778-6745.