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Sunset Center

San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921

Sunset Cultural Center, Inc. (SCC) is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) that was formed in 2003 to manage the historic Sunset Community and Cultural Center. Built as a public school in 1926, Sunset Center now includes a state-of-the-art performing arts center with an intimate 718-seat theater, stunning gothic architecture and incredible acoustics. Aside from the 150+ theater events each season, we also administer a comprehensive outreach and arts education effort, curate two art galleries, as well as a variety of function space for lectures, meetings and weddings. Please visit our website for a full listing of events!

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    • Group Discount
    • Military Discount
    • Student Discount
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Facility Info
Meeting Rooms
Meeting Space
  • Exhibits Space 1
  • Description Sunset Center provides the perfect setting for a successful conference, off-site meeting, training sessions, team-building workshop, or staff retreat. Space and location, combined with superior service, will ensure an extraordinary experience. Our facility features four newly renovated meeting rooms, main and promenade lobbies, outdoor plaza, and terrace as well as a 718 seat state-of-the-art theater.
  • Exhibits 1
  • Largest Room 1885
  • Total Sq. Ft. 4000
  • Theatre Capacity 718
  • Audio/Visual Services On-Site true
  • Event Managers available true
  • Inside Banquet Capacity 132
  • Inside Reception Capacity 150
  • Largest Reception Room Capacity 150
  • Maximum Capacity 150
  • Outside Banquet Capacity 200
  • Outside Reception Capacity 200
  • Square Footage of Largest Outdoor Space 8000
  • Square Footage of Largest Room 1885
  • Total Capacity of Outdoor Space 200
  • Total Square Footage of Outdoor Space 8000
  • Outdoor Event Space Available true
  • Permanent Stage true
  • Number of Rooms 4
Bingham Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 693
  • Width: 21
  • Length: 33
Chapman Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 693
  • Width: 21
  • Length: 33
Babcock Room
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 704
  • Width: 22
  • Length: 32
Carpenter Hall
  • Total Sq. Ft.: 1885
  • Width: 29
  • Length: 65
  • Theater Capacity: 718


San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
Time: 12/1 at 7:30PM | 12/2 at 2:00PM

Smuin’s annual holiday extravaganza is back! Celebrate the festive season with a show that’s a little ballet, a little…


San Carlos St at Ninth Ave, Carmel by the Sea, CA 93921
Time: Starting: 7:00 PM

The Monterey Peninsula Ballet Theatre (MPBT) is thrilled to announce its return to Sunset Center with the 2023 production…

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