Some of San Diego’s most spectacular venues are hosting this series of remarkable Candlelight concerts. CHAPEL, Adams Avenue Theater and San Diego Central Library are just some of the locations lending their charm to these captivating concerts that are taking stunning live music performances to another level.
Music fans can listen to classical takes on contemporary hits by stars like Taylor Swift and Adele or enjoy timeless compositions from the likes of Vivaldi and Piazzolla at these enchanting concerts by Candlelight. Get ready to hear breathtaking live music while surrounded by a sea of flickering candles in some of San Diego’s most beloved venues.
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Also known as The Chapel, CHAPEL was once used as a place for sailors of the Naval Training Center to go and worship. CHAPEL’s vaulted ceilings and spacious nave certainly impress, but the most memorable feature of this intimate setting is its collection of colorful stained glass windows that overlook the church hall. As the sun sets, the few remaining rays of light peek through these large windows while a group of gifted musicians perform spellbinding renditions of iconic songs and compositions by iconic artists.
Located in the artsy Normal Heights neighborhood, Adams Avenue Theater solely dedicated itself to the magic of movies before it was transformed into a multi-purpose entertainment venue. Candlelight concerts, comedy specials, art exhibitions and even church services are now hosted at this fabulous gathering spot for residents of the neighborhood. Come together with fellow music lovers and experience this series of wonderful Candlelight concerts in this brilliant venue that’s ready for any occasion.
By including aspiring thespians under the age of 18 into their productions, this theater helps to nurture the talents of the budding actors in the local community. In fact, with the help of Joan B. Kroc Theatre’s impressive facilities, the venue has hosted hundreds of musical performances and dance shows over the years for young performers to show off their skills. Equipped with an enormous proscenium stage and fantastic acoustics, the theater’s 600-seat auditorium makes Joan B. Kroc Theatre the perfect setting for these magical Candlelight concerts.
All aboard! The USS Midway is setting the stage for a unique Candlelight concert that’s certainly set to be an unforgettable experience. One of the enclosed hangars located inside the USS Midway provides an extraordinary backdrop to enjoy these spellbinding live music performances in. Sit back and enjoy the magic of Candlelight in this enormous former aircraft carrier that was once the largest ship in the world.
Located in the sunny city of Oceanside, Mission San Luis Rey is a true Californian treasure. The mission was founded in 1798 and eventually took the title as the biggest building in the state by 1830. As candles flicker around you, be sure to take a look at the beautiful hand painted murals on the archways that overlook the impressive collection of Classical and Baroque reredos. It’s truly a sight to behold.
When it comes to live music venues, you’ll be struggling to find a place as magical as this one. Known as the crown jewel of East County, Mt. Helix Park is a beautiful nature preserve that’s home to an extraordinary amphitheater. A sea of hundreds of flickering candles will be illuminating this beautiful open-air setting as you sit under the twinkling Californian night sky and listen to gifted musicians performing some of your favorite songs. Before leaving, make sure you take in the stunning views of the valley and the iconic Mount Helix cross that cause this magical location to be one of San Diego’s most photographed places.
Designed by architect William Glenn Balch, Star Theatre debuted in 1956 with a screening of “Moby Dick” and one renovation and 67 years later, the Star continues to impress audiences with film screenings, musicals and other cultural events. It’s perhaps best known for its bright and animated marquee, which is the largest in the San Diego county.
Following widespread success around the world in cities like London, New York, Madrid and Chicago, Candlelight brings its extraordinary concert series to magnificent venues across San Diego. Unwind to the soothing melodies of live music while surrounded by hundreds of glowing candles at these remarkable concerts by Candlelight.
Note: For the safety of our audience, all of the candlelight will be provided through flameless candles.