Welcome to the Spreckels Organ

The Largest Open-Air Musical Instrument in the World
 located in San Diego, California (USA)

Who we are

The Spreckels Organ Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit founded in 1988 to preserve, program and promote the Spreckels Organ as a world treasure for all people.  All concerts on the Spreckels Organ are free to the public in accordance with the 1915 Deed of Gift whereby the brothers John and Adolph Spreckels gave the organ and pavilion to the City of San Diego. The Spreckels Organ Society works cooperatively with the City of San Diego in order to fulfill and expand upon this promise.

What we do

The City of San Diego provides 52 Sunday Concerts a year, and maintains the instrument and the Civic Organist position with the support of the Spreckels Organ Society. The Society also provides educational programs for children, a loaner program to donate practice instruments for students, provides scholarships, presents the larger International Summer Organ Festival in the USA, in addition to Special Evening Concerts, Open Doors, Tours and Fundraisers.

San Diego International Summer Organ Festival 2022

EVERY MONDAY AT 7:30PM FROM JUNE 27 TO LABOR DAY · FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

Raúl Prieto Ramírez

Artistic Director and San Diego Civic Organist

The Spreckels Organ Pavilion

Built in 1915 by the Austin Organ Company


Sunday Concerts 2pm

A relaxed and fun way to enjoy one of the most iconic venues in San Diego. Always free and open to the public:

  • All Year Round Shine or Rain
  • 1 Hour long performances
  • Wide variety of Styles from Early Music to Popular
  • Always a major Bach work every week
  • Check weekly program for details