Stockton is brimming with cultural and artistic activities. It has art and culture for all of your senses, from gorgeous murals across Stockton’s many urban walls to the beautiful music that can be heard in the streets. Stockton has it all! Don’t believe us? Take a look at some of the below posts from locals in and around Stockton.
In this blog post, we are going to take you around town and treat you to some of the finest artwork and cultural buildings that Stockton has to offer.
Historic Bob Hope Theatre
The Bob Hope Theatre is a fantastic venue for a night out in the town. It has a strong feeling of both history and wonderful entertainment. Take a seat and enjoy some fantastic acoustics from one of their many year-round shows, or why not kick back and relax with a classic movie like the Wizard of Oz or Psycho which will be showing on Sunday the 25th (June 2017. From Comedian Gabriel Iglesias to blues guitarist and vocalist Joe Bonamassa The Bob Hope Theatre has an event for everyone.
University of the Pacific
If you are looking for jaw-dropping architecture then look no further as the Univerity of the Pacific is the place for you. The University of the Pacific has been a part of Stockton for almost 100 years and the wonderful history it contains is evident around the entire campus. Take a stroll and admire the Ivy League backdrop with the luscious weather of the West Coast. If you have time you can also take a moment to enjoy the stunning rose gardens. With its beautiful bell tower and a plethora of old buildings, The University of the Pacific is a location that is sure to melt your stress away. Just to give you a taste, here is a quick walking tour from Visit Stockton!
Children’s Museum of Stockton
And now something for the youngsters, The Children’s Museum of Stockton. A perfect location to keep the kids entertained, containing a wide variety of displays and activities to ensure a great day out for kids of all ages. Let your children live out their fantasies of being a superstar fireman in a real decommissioned Fire Engine. Perhaps your child is more of a hero police officer or a fantastic doctor! Not to worry, The Children’s Museum of Stockton also has a police car and ambulance along with many other games. Not to mention plenty of benches so you can have a sit down while your little ones have a runaround.
The Haggin Museum
Finally, We can’t talk about Art in Stockton without mentioning The Haggin Museum. Located in the delightful Victory Park, this museum has plenty of fine art to indulge in. It is the perfect place for a date or just for some time alone to appreciate some enchanting art and design. Truly one of Stockton’s greatest hidden gems.