About
Performing Arts

Welcome to our complimentary Performing Arts Program. Every season includes a variety of dance, theater, and live music; presenting the best of what San Diego has to offer.

Whether you're arriving, departing, just passing through or finally coming home, we invite you to pause during your journey and enjoy a brief moment to be inspired and entertained.

Performing Arts Residency Program

The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport environment and cultivates the regional performing arts community. This opportunity is a process-oriented residency program open to contemporary performing arts in all disciplines—dance, music, theater, as well as cross-disciplinary digital media.

Please see the event calendar below for more details

Ongoing Special Performances & Concert Series

The Arts Program has organized a new schedule of singer-songwriters, composers, musicians of all genres, dancers, and theatrical/oratorical performances. Ensemble concerts take place every third Thursday of the month from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at Terminal 2 Baggage Claim (pre-security) or Sunset Cove (post-security). Piano concerts take place every Friday from 11:30 a.m-1:30 p.m. at Sunset Cove.

Please see the event calendar below for more details

Event Calendar

11:30 am
Classical piano performance with pieces from Chopin, Rachmaninov together with music from Spanish composers Albéniz, Falla, Granados, and Montsalvatge.
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Garners are a modern vintage duo/trio that embraces gypsy jazz, 1920’s and 30’s jazz, blues, and folk.
San Diego International Airport
5:30 am
The Holiday Hipsters 5:30am – 8:00am Frostbite 7:00am – 9:00am The Sweethearts of Swing 8:00am – 10:00am
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
Opera Exposed! is a training program for outstanding college and young professional singers. These exceptional young artists bring engaging and exciting performances to the neighborhoods and[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
Richard Thompson is a performer and composer whose work encompasses jazz and Third Stream composition. Originally from Aberdeen, Scotland, Mr. Thompson made his debut at[...]
San Diego International Airport
12:30 pm
The SAN Arts Program will host a special event as a part of the San Diego Symphony’s third annual “It’s About Time: A Festival of Rhythm.[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
12:00 pm
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
 
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
Classical piano performance with pieces from Chopin, Rachmaninov together with music from Spanish composers Albéniz, Falla, Granados, and Montsalvatge.
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Garners are a modern vintage duo/trio that embraces gypsy jazz, 1920’s and 30’s jazz, blues, and folk.
San Diego International Airport
5:30 am
The Holiday Hipsters 5:30am – 8:00am Frostbite 7:00am – 9:00am The Sweethearts of Swing 8:00am – 10:00am
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
Opera Exposed! is a training program for outstanding college and young professional singers. These exceptional young artists bring engaging and exciting performances to the neighborhoods and[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
Richard Thompson is a performer and composer whose work encompasses jazz and Third Stream composition. Originally from Aberdeen, Scotland, Mr. Thompson made his debut at[...]
San Diego International Airport
12:30 pm
The SAN Arts Program will host a special event as a part of the San Diego Symphony’s third annual “It’s About Time: A Festival of Rhythm.[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
12:00 pm
The Performing Arts Residency Program provides a platform for the development and performance of new work that simultaneously enriches the airport experience for customers and cultivates[...]
San Diego International Airport
11:30 am
 
San Diego International Airport