1101 Ocean Street
Santa Cruz, CA 95060
Phone: (831) 427-1616
Fax: (831) 427-9053
1101 Ocean Street, Santa Cruz, CA, US, 95060
- Phone: (831) 427-1616
- Fax: (831) 427-9053
Located in the heart of Santa Cruz, this historical landmark is a popular venue for local events, classes, art shows, weddings and more. The building was constructed in 1932 and still carries some of its original charm and architecture. Check the website for class and event schedule.
Regal Cinemas Riverfront Stadium 2 in Santa Cruz, is a movie hall that showcases the latest, and not-so-new Hollywood flicks. The theater has only two screens, but each hall boasts of spacious seating that will make for a good experience. Also, one doesn't waste a lot of time standing in queue for the tickets or for food. Check their website for additional details.
This one day fair takes place in June and features colorful performing arts, crafts, ethnic demonstrations, martial arts, a variety of Japanese food, folk dancing, and rice pounding.
Santa Cruz Elks Lodge 824 is a social club, event and rental venue in Santa Cruz, California. It provides membership for those over 21 years, residing within specified areas. However, it does not grant membership to atheists. Those selected as members, after a process of interviewing and voting, can attend their regular events, functions and meetings. This venue is available for hire for gatherings, reunions, weddings, corporate functions and birthday parties with amenities such as parking space, catering, dance floor and a bar area.
Regal Cinemas Santa Cruz 9 is a good spot to catch the latest Hollywood flicks. This cinema house has special weekly deals on tickets and food available, that are bound to make movie-going a lot cheaper, and the seats are quite comfortable and cozy, now that the place has been renovated. Just sit back with a tub of popcorn and enjoy your movie.
The Center Stage is home to the Jewel Theatre Company which is now running programs for its ninth season. Showcasing interesting performances throughout the year, Center Stage is a hidden jewel in Downtown Santa Cruz. The well-maintained facility features great acoustics and technical augments along with all the theater essentials such as green rooms with makeup counters, backstage bathrooms and such. With a seating capacity of about 89 people in total, Center Stage is a much sought performance venue.
Tannery World Dance was founded by Cat Willis and is located on River Street, a few steps away from the Cultural Council of Santa Cruz. This unique institute offers a plethora of diverse dance forms to learn. Armed with a staff of professional dancer teachers belonging to different genres like cotemporary, ballet, folk, jazz and much more. Apart from these classes for children as well as adults, Tannery World also offers an array of dance performances and cultural programs throughout the year. The well-maintained facility is often rented out for recitals, performing arts other than dances and other cultural programs; check the website for more details.
Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium was opened in 1940 and is host to a multitude of events, including concerts, meetings, expos, and private gatherings. From sweet-sixteen parties to wedding receptions, the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium caters to gatherings of all sizes. This multipurpose facility has featured diverse local and national acts including the Santa Cruz Ballet Theater, the Santa Cruz Jazz Festival, B.B. King, and The Ramones.
Broadway Playhouse is housed within the Santa Cruz Art League Building on the Broadway Street. This performance venue offers a small but effecient facility for art programs, recitals and other socio-cultural events. The theater seats a total of about 62 people and showcases several performances for children and adults throughout the year. The acoustics are good, the facility is well-maintained and the schedule of events is pretty great too, all in all, the Broadway Playhouse makes for a wonderful cultural experience.
This legendary one mile ocean swim around the Santa Cruz Municipal Wharf is held annually in August.
Originally opened in 1949, The Rio Theater in Santa Cruz has been entertaining locals with live music, theatrical plays and a variety of other performing arts for decades. Its cruise-liner style of design adds to the charisma of this place. With its rich history and it's old school feel, a night out to the Rio is not to be forgotten. Names such as Arlo Guthrie, The Avett Brothers and Jenny Lewis have been through this historical venue in the past few years, so be sure to check the website for upcoming events and shows.
This cinema showcases both recent and classic films as well as a few indie flicks and live theater performances. This moviehouse is a great escape from the typical stuffy cinemas and also plays midnight showings of great cult classics for the serious movie buff.