Guitar Center Lake Forest

23811 El Toro Road
Lake Forest, CA 92630
Main Number
(949) 609-0055
Fax Number
(949) 609-0077

Store Hours

10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 9:00 PM
10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Upcoming Events

September 5
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for a free, hour-long class for beginning guitarists, demonstrating introductory skills such as proper playing position, tuning, basic strumming, chords and how to care for your instrument. Guitar will be provided or you may bring your own.
September 9
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for a discussion on the essential gear for a DJ setup, led by experienced instructors. The workshop covers software, PA selection and lighting, plus includes tips on choosing or adding to your existing rig.
September 12
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the latest from Avid, Pro Tools 12. We will cover how to record and mix, features, menu options and more.
September 19
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
This hour-long class gives players a solid foundation on the uke, from how to hold and strum, to tuning, to some basic chords and even playing a tune. Instruments will be provided or you may bring your own.
September 23
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Workshops Event
Join us for an informative session that covers some of the necessary components in a hybrid acoustic/electronic drum kit. Learn how to select the right gear for your needs and a few tips on utilizing them to their fullest.
September 25
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Local Store Event
For one night only, you can experience rare and custom models from Martin, plus enjoy special pricing on all Martin guitars. There will be prizes and giveaways all evening, and deals on Martin strings.
September 26
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM
Workshops Event
Join us for an intro to digital recording with the PreSonus Studio One. We will cover how to record, mix, features, menu options and more.

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Guitar Center

Stay-at-home hobbyists and scene veterans alike can always count on Guitar Center Lake Forest to provide them with a wide range of musical instruments and pro audio equipment. Conveniently located at 23811 El Toro Road (just off the San Diego freeway), we've been serving musicians from Lake Forest, San Clemente, Tustin, Dana Point and beyond since 1999. The second you step into our store, you'll notice quickly how helpful and friendly our team of music experts are, and it's one of the many reasons why our loyal customers continue to come back time and again.

We're well-known for our impressive line of vintage equipment, as well as the finest assortment of new and used guitars and amps in the area. Guitar Center Lake Forest also buys and trades gear, provides guitar and recording workshops, offers full live sound and DJ setups, professional lighting options, boutique effects pedals and more. Truthfully, we could go on all day about our far-reaching inventory, but we'd rather discuss it with you personally. So if there's anything in particular you're interested in, call us at 949-609-0055, and we'll gladly take a look around.

Like all Guitar Center locations, we offer comprehensive repair services at our Lake Forest store. Our techs are as passionate about your instruments as you are, with the experience needed to keep them performing at their best. Whether you need a quick adjustment or a complete overhaul, we've got the equipment and know-how to take care of it. The repairs department would love to hear from you: in fact, we encourage it! Call or come in for a face-to-face chat about the work that we do. You'll have no doubt that your gear is in good hands when it's time for a repair.

What to Expect
We stay true to Guitar Center's reputation for providing unmatched customer service, and an extensive selection that offers something to suit every budget. As an extra bonus, we're open all week, so no matter how busy your schedule gets, there's always a chance that you can catch us throughout your day.

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