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Crest Theater

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Address: 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
Phone Number: +1 916-442-7378
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Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top...

Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.

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Great venue for an intimate concert.

We visited the Crest Theater for the first time to attend a Jim Brickman concert. His show lends itself to smaller venues and the Crest was a perfect size for it. The theater is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Sacramento
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Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We visited the Crest Theater for the first time to attend a Jim Brickman concert. His show lends itself to smaller venues and the Crest was a perfect size for it. The theater is beautifully restored and well maintained. The seats were a little bit tight but comfortable enough for the show. The lobby was a bit crowded waiting for... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Try to come here and watch a performance at least once. The ambiance, decor is worth the visit specially if you architecture and old stuff.

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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Several friends and I attended the 1 Day University here. It wax a good setting for the lectures that make up that program. The ability to exit quickly for lunch, the restaurants nearby, the staff were helpful and friendly. A couple of problems that I hope are worked out next time are that a set of bathrooms were not open,making... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

We are lucky to have such a well preserved gem hiding right in downtown. I love taking in shows and movies in the is venue.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 September 2016

This theater is just gorgeous. If there is anything you want to see that shows up there, just take the opportunity to go check it out.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Special occasion or just coffee and pasteries, a very unique reuse of a classic theater. Meals are first class, both outdoor and indoor dining. Arrive early as it fills up quickly.

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Elk Grove
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 September 2016

Great theatre where classics and other highly regarded movies can be seen. Went with a group of six people, had wine, popcorn and watched a great movie in a very comfortable atmosphere. This is an older theatre that is spacious and just fun to attend events. My wife and I have also seen Frany Moreno, Warren Miller Films and others... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016

I've been here for a few concerts and love the place. It's just the right size (700-800 capacity?), and has the ambiance I enjoy - quirky, comfy and with decent acoustics. With a new athletic and event venue being built a few blocks west, things only stand to get busier for the Crest because of the foot traffic that will... More 

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Sacramento
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 August 2016

Years ago the Crest underwent an extensive remodeling and it remains in our opinion, the last great old historic style theatres in Sacramento. The Tower Theatre is another one but it is a shadow of what it was decades ago. The Crest is a real treat and takes you back to the old days. They still host lectures, film festival,... More 

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 August 2016

Attended "The Blues Brothers Official Review" in this intimate theater and the evening was entertaining for both the eyes and the ears.

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