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Sunset Center

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

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Sunset Center, a nonprofit organization, is the Monterey Peninsula's premier performing arts facility 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 program a lineup with diversity, sophistication, and star-power. We also offer a number of community outreach programs, including our acclaimed arts education program, Classroom Connections. Our venue is 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 County, and the Yoga Center of Carmel. A number of high-profile annual events are held at the Sunset Center, including the Carmel International Film Festival and the beloved Nutcracker from Dancekids of Monterey County. Please visit our website for a full listing of events!

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    • 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