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Address: 700 Auditorium Dr, Redding, CA 96001-0919
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Kool April Nites

If you enjoy old cars or bright shiny vehicles, Kool April Nites is here every April. It's a good show. The Civic is a good spot for it. Indoor and outdoor areas, plenty of room... read more

Reviewed 14 November 2016
Redding, California
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Burkesville, Kentucky
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152 reviews
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

We found there are no 'bad' seats in the house. We had a wonderful experience. Those who put on the sound did a wonderful job and the acoustics were terrific. The only drawback is the restrooms only are able to handle half the crowd of a full auditorium. The coffee shop is very similar. Everything else was great. I hope... More 

Thank rtwilson1
Redding, California
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Great local Venue for all kinds of activities. Have been to many concerts here and local sports, home and recreation shows. Host to annual Cool April Nights every April. Car show that is comparable to Hot August Nights in Reno. Make sure if you are visiting to lock your vehicle, and do not leave anything visible inside it. Not sure... More 

Thank sheila662016
Los Angeles, California
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12 reviews
Reviewed 17 December 2016

still have a ways to go technically and audio. The finishes look good and lighting techntions are better than most. I will go back but, down in the foor seating. Sit there before the remodel and was better than most seat in the house. Like the updates and setting for this auditorium. Close to the Sundail Bridge and Sacramento River.... More 

Thank N2113ENalanh
Redding, California
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10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 15 December 2016

I have attended many various presentations and occasions at this venue. I have had subscriptions to Broadway plays, musical programs, spiritual events, and community assistance events. The place is enormous but somehow retains the intimate feel of a small-town auditorium. The accoustics are excellent, so musical performances are enhanced, and with the lighting capabilities of a large theatre, one can... More 

Thank jimjcarl
Redding, California
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99 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

If you enjoy old cars or bright shiny vehicles, Kool April Nites is here every April. It's a good show. The Civic is a good spot for it. Indoor and outdoor areas, plenty of room for food and shops, and sun, shade, and bathrooms.

Thank MissLea178
Red Bluff, California
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181 reviews
63 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

The Redding Civic Center is a modern structure formed in concrete and stone. The building was designed by architects Smart & Clabaugh of Redding and Van Bourg-Nakamura of Berkeley who described their design as “new brutalist”. In September 1970, the city dedicated the 2,200-seat auditorium. Sound system needs updating. Seating not bad in comparison to larger venues fiberglass seating. Staff... More 

Thank Greg K
Redding, United States
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13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Due to the very poor sound system, very uncomfortable seating I refuse to purchase tickets for any venue. There are several good entertainers that book at the Civic Auditorium and costs for their show can & usually are quite high. It is not the cost for a seat that keeps me away, it is the seats & sound system. If... More 

Thank 101090L
Redding, California
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89 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 July 2016

This is a cocrete box that is showing serious wear and tear. The parking really needs attention and the lots need an overhaul. I avoid events held here.

Thank gnarfle23
CivicMedia, Communications Assistant at Redding Civic Auditorium, responded to this review

Hi Gnarfle23! Thank you so much for your feedback; we truly value it! We're sorry to hear you avoid events held at our venue. While some events such as expos may give off a "concrete box" feel, our building was specifically designed to be cave-like to be ideal for high-energy concerts and events! We hope you give us another shot... More 

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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016 via mobile

We are super excited to be planning our upcoming events in the redecorated civic auditorium! The admin are incredibly helpful and focused on creating new exciting events in Redding. The facility itself is super adaptive. Great musical acts!

1 Thank Brandi G
Redding, California
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11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 June 2016

The Redding Civic aka The Civic has been doing a great job lately of getting in a variety of shows that we've wanted to see (Jim Gaffigan, Alton Brown). Plus the current operator has made a lot of interior updates, such as a coffee bar. Plus they're still hosting a variety of local events like ReddTowne Market, dance recitals, and... More 

1 Thank MeganAnneC

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