Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens

 

Hey Adventurers! We recently got the pleasure of visiting Casa Romantica Cultural Center in San Clemente! Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens is an award winning historical landmark and venue that is found right on the coast of San Clemente. With over 100 events year round, there’s plenty to do every time you visit! 

We visited for their D. Yoder Family Sunday! D. Yoder Family Sunday at Casa Romantica is a free monthly event that is held on the first weekend of every month. Each month is a different theme.  We walked through the Casa, watched the live movie screening, enjoyed their free story time, created crafts and heard all about the butterflies that they keep in the butterfly gardens. We also walked through the museum where they have artifacts about the Casa.

More About Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens: 

Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens overlooks the ocean near San Clemente. 
Address: 415 Avenida Granada San Clemente, CA 92672 

Hours: Monday: Closed
Tuesday-Thursday: 10 AM – 4 PM
Friday- Sunday: 10 AM – 2 PM
Cost: $5 Donations are requested to enter to help rebuild their ocean terrace after damage that was done from a landslide in 2023. 

Admission Includes: 

  • Access to the Art Gallery

  • Access to the Onsite Gift Shop 

  • Access to Cultural Events that are within public hours 

  • Access to all open areas in the Casa

Membership Options

 

Casa Romantica also offers Membership options available starting at $50 for an individual membership. 

Benefits of a Membership: 

  • Free Daily Admission to The Casa

  • Free Weekly Wellness Workshops including yoga, meditation and ballet movement.

  • Discounts to most programs and concerts

  • Invitation to Member only Events 

  • 10% off Gift Shop purchases

  • Free admission to their network of over 300 Gardens. 

To learn more about Casa Romantica’s Membership visit their site here.

Parking and Traveling to the Casa: 

 

Parking in the lot in front of the Casa is limited. However, there is street parking. The Casa is also right by the train station, so you can take the Amtrak Pacific Surfliner where it will drop you off right by the Pier. You can also take the Metrolink’s Orange Line that will take you right by the pier and Casa on the weekends.

 

Casa Romantica Events:

With over 100 events happening year round, there’s something to do for everyone. 

You can find painting classes,  After Hours Date Night at the Casa, Kids Workshops, and D. Yoder Family Sundays. Prices range from $10 to $100. 

 

 To see the full list of events you can visit their site here

 

* Please note that as of January 2024, there are still some areas in the Casa that are closed due to the landslide including the main salon and interior room, the children’s garden, story circle, the Amphitheatre and Woodland Garden, and the Ocean Terrace and Native Bowl.

 Overall, Casa Romantica is a beautiful place to visit and it is worth it to visit their family events. To make it a full day outing, you can visit Casa Romantica for a family event, visit the pier, and even grab lunch at a restaurant on Avenida Del Mar. 

If you visit Casa Romantica, don’t forget to use the hashtag #AdventuersinOC! 

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