WorldBeat Cultural Center
Located in the Heart of
Beautiful Balboa Park, downtown San Diego
California. 92101


The WorldBeat Cultural Center is a non-profit multi-disciplinary cultural organization in San Diego, California, USA. We are dedicated to promoting, presenting and preserving the Indigenous Cultures of the world through music, art, education, culture and technology. We strive to enhance the visibility of cultural artists of color, expand opportunities for cultural enrichment, and broaden the understanding of various world cultures. Through consciousness raising the WorldBeat Center promotes peace within our San Diego community. By providing a center with on going programs and services that nurture the spirit of children, the elderly and everyone in between, we create unity and diversity.

2100 Park Blvd
San Diego, CA 92101
619-230-1190 | Fax 619-325-1337

Located in Balboa Park Pepper Grove, the WorldBeat Center is the only institution in the park dedicated to the cultures of Indigenous Americans, African-Americans and the African diasporas.

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>World Beat Center History

Established in 1985, the WorldBeat Center (WBC) is a non-profit 501(c)3 cultural arts organization. Through cultural education and programming, the WorldBeat Center is known as the premier cultural center dedicated to the African and Indigenous Diaspora. Recent years have brought an increased international relationship with Latin American, the Caribbean and Africa, particularly with cooperative education, technology, economics and diplomacy. The WorldBeat Center is far reaching, touching people from all backgrounds and lifestyles. WBC's lives the slogan by Uniting the world through music , art, dance, culture, and technology.

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