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Wonderful local theater

$4 movies in a sweet theater that feels like someones home. Excellent customer service. Good... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2018
Aimee G
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Lynnwood, Washington
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Take a trip back in time

There are few theatres left that are as old as this one. Originally built in 1912 as the Empress... read more

Reviewed November 2, 2018
Andy R
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Sacramento, California
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Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.
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Reviewed December 12, 2018 via mobile

$4 movies in a sweet theater that feels like someones home. Excellent customer service. Good movies... some great indie movies and older mainstream ones

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Aimee G
Reviewed November 2, 2018

There are few theatres left that are as old as this one. Originally built in 1912 as the Empress, it was later revamped in 1949 and has pretty much been the same since including all the cool neon lights. Very ornate ceiling, walls and lighting....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andy R
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Amos Lee played at the Crest Theater Tuesday night... Ya, that may have influenced this review! The whole evening was awesome. The theater is classic and quaint. Easy access with parking around the corner. Atmosphere was enticing with nooks, high end bars and local mom...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

I've been to several concerts at the Crest and while it's a beautiful old movie theater it's not real conducive for most music concerts. First, the seating is not real comfortable and getting up to dance is prohibited. Second, the lighting is real basic for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank shelterboxbill
Reviewed June 5, 2018 via mobile

Lovely place. Old time feel, and yet, modern. Very beautiful inside. The ceilings are amazing. We went for a concert. Brian Seltzer. It was amazing. The seats are a bit uncomfortable. The stairs are a bit odd. One big, one small,,one big one small. Watch...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank healonwifey
Reviewed December 21, 2017

Saw a group called Naturally 7 at the Crest. Excellent venue. Not a bad seat in the house. My husband and I sat in the first row of the balcony. Had a great view of the show. We would definitely see another group here if...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ret2rom
Reviewed November 11, 2017

The Crest is a Sacramento landmark. My girlfriend and I are lucky enough to see movies here quite frequently, and we love it! The old theater has charm and style, and makes for a fun date night. We usually walk down, grab a bite to...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank doctorbove
Reviewed October 10, 2017 via mobile

This was our first time going to the Crest Theatre. Our friends in the group called “Get The Led Out” a Zeppelin tribute band from Philadelphia were preforming. I talked with the Crest manager Renee and told her what a great venue this was. We...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank chiefguard
Reviewed July 19, 2017 via mobile

If you want a smaller venue to see a musical group, this is the place to go. No matter where you sit you'll have a great seat. Good sound system. Always enjoy going to the Crest!

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed May 15, 2017

The last time I visited the Crest Theater was a very long time ago before K Street had light rail. We went there this time to enjoy a blues concert. There was no difficulty at all with tickets or finding our seat. The lobby was...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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