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Crest Drive-In Theatre

Photo from the Bob Meza collection.
3401 Pacheco Rd
Bakersfield CA 93313

Demolished 2003 Outdoor Theatre
Record #1856  
 Opened: May 29, 1963
 Closed: 1999
 Demolished: 2003
Capacity: 1000 cars
Architectural Style(s):
National Register:
Current Organ: none
 Also Known As:
 Previously operated by: Fox West Coast Theatres, National General Theatres, Mann Theatres

Information for this tour was contributed by Paul Linfesty.

The Crest Drive-In opened on Wednesday, May 29, 1963. Opening double feature was Black Zoo and Play it Cool!

Bakersfield's only twin drive-in was created when a second screen opened in March, 1977.

Bakersfield's last remaining drive-in closed in 1999, bringing the end to an era. The screens were finally demolished in early 2003.

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March 2001 photos from the Bob Meza collection.

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Last featured 3/8/2003. Last edited 11/25/2022.

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