Encinitas Friends of the Arts  is a 501c(3) non-profit organization,established by local residents and a Board of dedicated volunteers to support a vibrant arts community.  The mission of Encinitas Friends of the Arts (EFA) is to partner with the City of Encinitas by fundraising and advocating for the cultural arts in Encinitas and a city-owned Arts Center.


EFA enriches our community with cultural and arts programming including:

How to Get Involved

Attend a Passport Series Event:

From our annual Dia de Los Muertos event, to Ballet Folklorico, our Passport Series highlights the unique cultural identity of Encinitas. Support the arts and diversity by attending one of our events. For more information, photos, and to purchase a ticket, see our Passport Series Program Page. 

Donate Online:

The Encinitas Friends of the Arts is a 501 (c)3 non profit organization. Giving is easy, and tax deductible! All proceeds go directly to supporting and bolstering local artists in the Encinitas community. Click here to give!

Volunteer Your Time:

None of our events or programs would be possible without the continued support of our volunteers. They are the backbone of our organization. To learn more about our Volunteer program, and to fill out a volunteer questionnaire, visit our Volunteer Page.