Riverside Arts & Entertainment

Where to Play

Riverside is known for its commitment to arts and cultural affairs. There are many opportunities for residents, visitors, artists and organizations to share in the City’s cultural expression through the arts. You are invited to experience the various art museums, galleries, live performances and other cultural happenings that take place all throughout the year in Riverside.

Here's a list of things you can do while you're here:

Explore our Cultural Heritage

  1. California Citrus State Historic Park, 1879 Jackson Street, tel: 951-780-6222, www.citrusstatepark.org
  2. Harada House, tel: 951-826-5273, www.riversideca.gov/museum/harada
  3. Heritage House, 8193 Magnolia Avenue, tel: 951- 689-1333, www.riversideca.gov/museum/heritage
  4. University of California, Riverside Botanic Gardens, tel: 951-784-6962, www.gardens.ucr.edu

Art Galleries & Museums

  1. Barbara and Art Culver Center of the Arts, 3834 Main Street, tel: 951-827-5314, www.culvercenter.ucr.edu
  2. Brandstater Gallery at La Sierra University, 4500 Riverside Parkway, tel: 951-785-2959, www.artscenecal.com/LaSierraUniv.html
  3. Division 9 Gallery, 3850 Lemon Street, tel: 951-682-5990, www.division9gallery.com
  4. March Field Air Museum, 22550 Van Buren Boulevard, tel: 951-902-5949, www.marchfield.org
  5. Mission Inn Museum, 3696 Main Street, tel: 951-788-9556, www.missioninnmuseum.com
  6. Riverside Arts Council (RAC), 3485 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 951-680-1345, www.riversideartscouncil.com
  7. Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 951-684-7111, www.riversideartmuseum.org
  8. Riverside Community Arts Association Gallery, 3870 Lemon Street, tel: 951-682-6737
  9. Riverside Metropolitan Museum, 3580 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 951-782-5273, www.riversideca.gov/museum
  10. Shades of Art Gallery, 3557 Main Street, tel: 951-683-1576
  11. Sherman Indian Museum, 9010 Magnolia Avenue, tel: 951-276-6719, www.shermanindianmuseum.org
  12. The People’s Gallery, 3643 University Avenue, tel: 951-715-4641, www.thepeoplesgallery.org 
  13. UCR/California Museum of Photography, 3824 Main Street, tel: 951-784-FOTO, www.cmp.ucr.edu
  14. World Museum of Natural History at La Sierra University, 4500 Riverwalk Parkway, tel: 951-785-2307, www.lasierra.edu

Live Performances

  1. California Riverside Ballet, 3840 Lemon Street, tel: 951-787-7850, www.crballet.com
  2. Fox Performing Arts Center, 3801 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 951-779-9800, www.foxriversidelive.com
  3. Performance Riverside, 4800 Magnolia Avenue, tel: 951-222-8100, www.performanceriverside.org
  4. Riverside Children’s Theater, 2900 Adams Street, tel: 951-689-5660, www.riversidechildrenstheatre.org
  5. Riverside Community Players, 4026 14th Street, tel: 951-686-4030, www.riversidecommunityplayers.com
  6. Riverside County Philharmonic, 3485 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 951-787-0251, www.thephilharmonic.org
  7. Riverside Youth Theatre, www.RiversideYouthTheatre.org
  8. UCR Performing Arts/Cultural Events, tel: 951-787-4331 or 951-787-4629
  9. InlandArts.com, tel: 951-680-1345, www.inlandarts.com

Movie Theaters

  1. AMC Theaters - Tyler Galleria 16, 3775 Tyler Street, tel: 888-262-4386, www.amctheatres.com
  2. Mission Grove Theaters, 121 Alessandro Boulevard, tel: 951-789-8483, www.missiongrovetheater.com
  3. Regal Riverside Plaza Stadium 16, 3535 Central Avenue, tel: 951-784-4600, www.regmovies.com
  4. University Village Cinemas, 1201 University Avenue #A, tel: 951-784-4342, www.ultrastarmovies.com
  5. Van Buren Drive-In Theater, 3035 Van Buren Boulevard, tel: 951-688-2360, www.vanburendrivein.com

Enjoy our Parks

The City of Riverside has 52 parks covering more than 2,700 acres, allowing residents and visitors to enjoy a variety of sporting and outdoor activities. The various parks throughout the City include wilderness areas; the University of California, Riverside, Botanical Gardens; the California Citrus State Historical Park; and beautiful Fairmount Park with its large center lake, plus many neighborhood parks with extensive facilities for individual and team sports, as well as family outings.  For a complete listing of parks, visit the City of Riverside Parks, Recreation and Community Services Department at www.riversideca.gov/park_rec or call 951-826-2000.

Click here to view maps of Riverside parks

Entertainment/Recreation/Relaxation

  1. Adams Kart Track, 5292 24th Street, tel: 951-686-3826, www.adamskarttrack.com
  2. AMF Riverside Lanes, 10781 Indiana Avenue, tel: 951-353-2695, www.amf.com
  3. Arlington Lanes, 7100 Arlington Avenue, tel: 951-688-2695, www.goarlingtonlanes.com
  4. Back by Demand, 5225 Canyon Crest Drive #18B, tel: 951-781-8290, www.backbydemand.com
  5. Canyon Crest Country Club, 975 Country Club Drive, tel: 951-274-7900, www.canyoncrestcc.com
  6. Castle Park, 3500 Polk Street, tel: 951-785-3000, www.castlepark.com
  7. California Citrus State Historic Park, 1879 Jackson Street, tel: 951-780-6222, www.ultimatecitrus.com/california/calcitruspark
  8. Fountain of Youth Day Spa, 1485 Spruce Street #Q, tel: 909-913-2646, www.youthagain.net
  9. Hanger 18 Indoor Climbing, 6935 Arlington Avenue, tel: 951-359-5040, www.climbhanger18.com
  10. Indian Hills Golf Club, 5700 Club House Drive, tel: 951-360-2090, www.indianhillsgolf.com
  11. The Ivy Salon & Spa, 6422 Magnolia Avenue, tel: 951-686-6930
  12. Jurupa Hills Country Club, 6161 Moraga Avenue, tel: 951-685-7214, www.jurupahills.net
  13. Kelly’s Spa at The Mission Inn, 3649 Mission Inn Avenue, tel: 1-800-440-5910, www.kellysspa.com
  14. Lavish Salon & Day Spa, 473 E. Alessandro Boulevard, tel: 951-780-6008
  15. Mount Rubidoux, www.mt-rubidoux.org, or www.lostdestinations.com/mtrubidoux
  16. Oak Quarry Golf Club, 7151 Sierra Avenue, tel: 951-685-1440, www.oakquarry.com
  17. Paradise Knolls Golf Course, 9330 Limonite Ave., tel: 951-685-7034, www.americangolf.com
  18. Q-Bonkers Billiards Club, 9364 Magnolia Ave., tel: 951-688-4866
  19. Riverside Downtown Farmers Market, Main Street between 5th and 6th Streets, www.riversidedfm.com
  20. Santa Ana River Trail, www.santaanarivertrail.org
  21. Sevilla of Riverside, 3252 Mission Inn Ave., tel: 951-778-0611, www.cafesevilla.com
  22. The Spa at Canyon Crest, 5225 Canyon Crest Drive 18B, tel: 951-784-7100
  23. The Terrace For Spa Services, 3739 Arlington Ave #C, tel: 951-787-0957
  24. The Victoria Club, 2521 Arroyo Dr., tel: 951-683-5323
  25. Threshhold Indoor Rock Climbing Gym, 2111 Iowa Avenue, tel: 951-742-8479, www.climbthreshhold.com
  26. Van Buren Golf Center, 6720 Van Buren Blvd., tel: 951-688-2563, www.vanburengolf.com
  27. Victorian Salon & Day Spa, 6499 Magnolia Ave., tel: 951-684-5579, www.victoriansalonanddayspa.com