Sacramento Convention Center Complex

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The Sacramento Convention Center Complex is a complex of entertainment venues and a convention center located in downtown Sacramento, California. The complex consists of the Sacramento Convention Center, the Community Center Theater, the Memorial Auditorium, and the Jean Runyon Little Theater at the Memorial Auditorium.

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Sacramento Convention Center[edit]

Sacramento Convention Center

The Sacramento Convention Center, located at 1400 J Street, is a convention and meeting venue. The Convention Center features an exhibit hall with 134,000 square feet (12,400 m2) of exhibit space, a ballroom, and 31 meeting rooms.[1]

Community Center Theater[edit]

Community Center Theater

The Community Center Theater, located at 1301 L Street, is a 2,452 seat entertainment venue. The theatre hosts national touring artists, and Sacramento performing arts groups such as The Sacramento Ballet and the Sacramento Philharmonic Orchestra.[2]

Memorial Auditorium[edit]

Memorial Auditorium

The Memorial Auditorium, located at 1515 J Street, is a 3,867 seat multi-purpose venue. Completed in 1926, the Auditorium opened in February, 1927. Closed in 1986, the building fell into disrepair, and re-opened in 1996, after renovation, as part of the Convention Center Complex. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3] The Auditorium hosts a variety of events, including concerts, high school graduations, and hosted the 2006 inauguration of Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger.

Jean Runyon Little Theater[edit]

The Jean Runyon Little Theater, located at 1515 J Street in the Memorial Auditorium, is a 272 seat entertainment venue for smaller events. On May 24, 2000, the space was dedicated to Jean Runyon for her contributions to the Sacramento theater community.[4]

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