Arcata Playhouse – located in the Creamery District, they offer live performance shows and workshops to the public.
Arcata Theatre Lounge – built in 1937, the ATL (900 capacity) hosts big name music acts as well as classic and local film nights.
Center Arts – Humboldt State University’s largest concert hall (862 capacity) hosts world class performers; advanced tickets are advised.
Hum Brews – adjacent to the restaurant is this popular music venue (375 capacity).
Minor Theatre – since 1914, the Minor plays Hollywood, foreign and artsy films. Enjoy locally sourced food and drink, spacious seating and top-of-the-line projectors and audio.
Mini-Plex Richard’s Goat – a locally owned single-screen theatre dedicated to showing the latest diverse, award-winning independent films and documentaries.
Sanctuary – provides supplies and space to explore and experience creativity whether by practicing a trade or enjoying a live show.
The Jam – located on the plaza and hosting regularly scheduled house, reggae and hip hop dj parties with occasional booked concerts.