Visit Aqua Breeze Inn, our beachside hotel near Rio Theater, Santa Cruz for a front row seat to the best shows in town! Whether you are interested in lectures, live theater performances, comedians, awards shows, movie screenings, or live music, Rio Theater has been bringing the residents and visitors of Santa Cruz a wide variety of exciting live entertainment.
Built in 1946, Rio Theater is unique in its willingness to host performers and presentations geared for any age. Housing a new 3-D Cyclorama movie screen, the theatre hosts everything from documentary screenings to dynamic live performances.
This smaller venue is perfect for intimate shows, with a rich music scene of indie bands, eclectic musicians from around the world, and American legends. Families with kids can see live shows from a variety of performers, including The Wiggles!
The Rio Cycloramic Theater is located in the business district of East Santa Cruz, just steps from a variety of delicious restaurants. Some options include:
Enjoy an evening of live entertainment with dinner before or afterwards!
Book your spacious lodgings on the beach at Aqua Breeze Inn today. With our hotel near Rio Theater, Santa Cruz as your base, you will enjoy convenient access to the entertainment that awaits!