California Cultural Districts

The California Arts Council has announced the 14 districts that will serve as California’s first state-designated Cultural Districts, highlighting thriving cultural diversity and unique artistic identities within local communities across California.

Balboa Park Cultural District
A cultural center of San Diego, captivating residents and tourists alike.

Barrio Logan Cultural District
A vibrant artists' community with a high concentration of creative energy rooted in Chicano history.

The BLVD Cultural District
A thriving and dynamic cultural center located in California’s High Desert.

The Calle 24 Latino Cultural District
An arts and culture mecca and bustling Latino enclave at the heart of San Francisco’s eclectic Mission District.

Rotten City - Emeryville Cultural Arts District
An innovative district in the midst of a renaissance devoted to art and creative production.

Eureka Cultural Arts District
Something for everyone to discover, surrounded by the redwood curtain.

Grass Valley-Nevada City Cultural District
Twin cities rich in cultural history, the arts, and innovation, deep within Gold Country.

Little Tokyo
A vital Los Angeles cultural community with more than 130 years of profound history.

Oceanside Cultural District
An emerging cultural coastal town rife with theaters, museums, galleries and practicing artists.

Redding Cultural District
The gateway to true Northern California, bridging nature with arts and culture experiences.

San Pedro Arts & Cultural District
An artist community juxtaposed with industry, against the backdrop of the Pacific Ocean.

Downtown San Rafael Arts District
An urbanized nerve center for culture in the suburban outpost of Marin County.

SOMA Pilipinas – Filipino Cultural Heritage District
A cultural, social, arts, and service hub for Filipinos throughout Northern California.

Truckee Cultural District
World-class scenery in a rugged high alpine setting that catalyzes and inspires art and culture.