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Golden 1 Arena

The Golden 1 Center is state of the art and a huge improvement over the old Arco Arena. However... read more

Reviewed yesterday
anthonydamarto
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Sacramento, California
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Very nice venue! Love to go somewhere so clean and new. The seating is quite tight and once you... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ranchwed
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Elk Grove, California
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Reviewed yesterday

The Golden 1 Center is state of the art and a huge improvement over the old Arco Arena. However, there are a few draw backs. The upper sections are very steep and so far up that you end up watching games from the Mega Screen...More

Thank anthonydamarto
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice venue! Love to go somewhere so clean and new. The seating is quite tight and once you are in, try not to go anywhere!

Thank Ranchwed
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice location near Old Town, felt safe walking from J St. Nice and clean, staff very friendly and nice. Rows were VERY close together, we were in Section 115 and my 6 ft plus husband had leg cramps from being squeezed in there- closer than...More

Thank Alice W
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I've been to two concerts now at G1C one was who turned out to be Neal Diamond's last concert tour. And the first concert held at then the brand new G1C, Sir Paul McCartney. Both were great performers. However the sound quality at G1C is...More

Thank Steven D
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Attended the Sacramento State graduation this weekend (stingers up!) and enjoyed the clean restrooms, the well-staffed facility, the wide walkways, and the really neat old signs from the area like Tower Records and Shakeys Pizza. Plus so many food options from around the area!

Thank kcdenman
Reviewed 21 May 2018

I finally got chance to see the golden 1 arena at a king game. I couldn't get into the game because I was too busy looking at the scoreboard and the seating capacity. I was amazed at the different between the old arena and the...More

Thank Donald W
Reviewed 14 May 2018 via mobile

I went to this venue to see Janet Jackson and it was a breeze getting in and out of the venue. Parking was easy, affordable and on sight. Security was effective but easy to go through. Staff was very friendly, seating was comfortable and as...More

Thank Ebony C
Reviewed 4 May 2018

Had an awesome NBA experience here at Golden 1 center. Saw Sacramento Kings play Boston Celtics, our first NBA game ever. Great atmosphere, and fantastic experience for anyone with kids. Very catered to kids and families

Thank Jason B
Reviewed 9 April 2018

The customer service is outstanding and very friendly. There are two awesome bars located on the top level. Many food choices are available.

Thank davewX3283VK
Reviewed 2 April 2018

We went to a college basketball tournament. This is a very modern venue and we like that way it is set up. You can see the court from the concession areas around the arena, which give the place a much more open and airy feel....More

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mamakitty85
9 May 2018|
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Response from Mark S | Reviewed this property |
Every seat has great views. To be fair, the upper level is very steep. Some people have a problem with that.
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Casey C
1 May 2018|
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Response from paulapoo1969 | Reviewed this property |
Not to my knowledge.....I have been there several times and have taken a small purse. U have to go through metal detectors prior to entering. Love that place, lots to see, lots of Sacramento history there. Great seats, I... More
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michaelakberg
9 February 2018|
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Response from theotherJTs | Reviewed this property |
I would say it is fairly nice. We have been to many events (mostly Kings games) and have been seated in different areas and always felt just right.
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