Snacks & Beverages

Before you make your way into the theater, stop by Rick’s Bar & Cafe located inside the Kerby Lobby at The Center. You’ll find locally crafted beer, wines and specialty cocktails. Cookies, nuts and other snacks are also available for purchase.

Rick's Bar & Cafe at The Center for the Arts

Coming from out of town?

We’ve got you covered. Our newly renovated building is located in historic Downtown Grass Valley at 314 W. Main Street. Visit our Plan Your Visit page for a complete guide on getting here, where to eat, drink and stay locally! 


ADA parking is available in the back of The Center in the lower lot. There is a drop off loading zone in the front of The Center. Parking in the upper lot is available on a first come basis. Parking is reserved for Encore Members at the Star Level ($5,000+) any time they attend events at The Center. Additional offsite parking on South Church Street and at the corner of Richardson and South Auburn.


The Center is fully ADA accessible through the back and front entrances. For the hearing impaired The Center is equipped with a copper loop hearing system. Switch your hearing aid to T-coil to enjoy the system. If your hearing aid is not equipped with a T-Coil, we have headsets and receivers available at the front reception desk.

Theater Floor

The Center for the Arts incurred water damage during our winter storms. Please note that the wood flooring in the main theater has been temporarily replaced with carpet. Thank you for your patience while we make repairs.

Ticketing Policies

Tickets are non-refundable and non-transferable. Members can exchange tickets for shows or credits by contacting Box Office.

The Center reserves the right to cancel any order if we suspect the purchase is being made by resellers.