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The Old Town Center for the Arts

Welcome to the Old Town Center for the Arts – OTCA

ADA Accessibility Notes

The Old Town Center for the Arts has no steps or obstacles, provides wide doorways and flexible seating. We welcome everyone.

The Historic renovated theater at Old Town Center for the Arts is located at the corner of 5th Street and Main in Old Town Cottonwood. This charming, and intimate theater is dedicated to bringing the best in arts, entertainment, cultural and community events to the Verde Valley / Sedona area. Since it's opening in 2007, the Old Town Center for the Arts has produced over 350 events, including international performing artists from every continent except Antarctica, along with musicians, comedians, and theater artists from around the country. OTCA also presents and supports local and regional talent and hosts educational, sustainable, community events and festivals from September through May.

The Old Town Center for the Arts was voted the "Best Live Theater" and Best Live Performance" in the Kudos Readers Poll.

In the heart of Verde Valley's wine country, the Old Town Center for the Arts was noted as "the crown jewel of Old Town's renaissance" by local writer-editor Dan Engler.

Eco-Friendly Notes

The building that is now Old Town Center for the Arts was constructed from local river stone and concrete in the 1930's. The renovations for this 'adaptive use' facility have included the use of sustainable friendly materials, including adobe block for the office and restroom addition. Since opening OTCA has presented numerous community events to provide education and awareness of local sustainable initiatives. The annual 'Celebrate the River' concert brings together organizations dedicated to preserving the Verde River Water Basin along with City officials and staff dedicated to water management. The Backyard Gardening Expo provides education on local farming, gardening and seed saving. The Water to Wine Festival celebrates local vineyards and agriculture who promote low water use. Co-Director, William Eaton, a founder of Sustainable Arizona has hosted meetings and speakers at OTCA each year to provide further education on community initiatives.

Pet Friendly Notes

Service companions only


During Scheduled Concerts and Events. Visit for information.

Seasons Open




Per concert or event. Visit for information.

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