Davis has myriad choices when it comes to entertainment. From music to movies, from stage shows to sculptures, you can find whatever tickles your fancy in town. In addition to those listed here there is also a list of "Good Places to take Parents" that students can consult when their families are coming to visit.
See Music Scene for an updated list of local bands.
University Performance Groups
- Birdstrike Theatre
- California Aggie Marching Band-Uh
- Danzantes del Alma
- Davis Chamber Choir
- Department of Theatre and Dance
- Law Cappella
- Lounge Lizards
- Liquid Hotplates
- The Spokes
- Baroque Ensemble
- Early Music Ensemble
- Empyrean Ensemble
- Gospel Choir
- Hindustani Vocal Ensemble
- Jazz Band
- Stand-Up Comedy Club at UC Davis (StUCC)
- University Chorus
- University Chamber Singers
- University Symphony Orchestra
- University Concert Band
- Wind Ensemble
Live Music Venues
- Mondavi Center
- Farmer's Market
- Davis Odd Fellows Lodge
- Delta of Venus
- Veterans Memorial Theatre
- Village Homes Community Center
On Campus Film Organizations
- Campus Cinema
- Davis Feminist Film Festival
- Filmmakers' Ambitions (their ambitions have gone elsewhere, prepare for dead end)
- Davis Anime Club
Museums and Art
- See Art Galleries for information on campus and community galleries.
- See Museums and Exhibits for information on museums (with some from surrounding areas, as well).
- Stories on Stage Davis, a monthly literary event at which short fiction is read aloud by local actors.
- Dance - Learn some new moves and drop weight at the same time.
- Gyms - Work up a sweat at an indoor exercise gym.
- See Outdoor Activities for physical activities that take place outside.
- Rocknasium - Climb walls for fun.
- Skydive - Hit the Yolo County Airport, figuratively, and jump out of a plane!
- Table Tennis
- Bowling, Billiards and Arcade games at the MU Games Area.
Physical Activity and Performance
- SaDa Fuego — Fire Juggling
see Live Theater
- Davis Musical Theatre Co.
- Acme Theatre Co.
- Davis Comic Opera Co.
- Davis Shakespeare Ensemble
- Artistic Differences Theater Company
- Capitol Opera — in Davis at Davis-friendly prices
- Muse Company
- Mondavi Center — World-class shows
- UC Davis Main Theater — Mostly university productions
- Varsity Theatre — Mostly local theater, with productions by and for children and adults, and film showings
- Veterans Memorial Theatre DHS and city performances
- IPA Theatre
See Dancing for list of Performing Dance Groups
Entertainment for Hire