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Crest Theater

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Address: 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
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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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Film, Music, Poetry, Speakers...

The Crest has been a Sacramento institution forever. In addition to seeing cult classic, indie, classic anime and other films, I've seen X, the Pixies and many other bands, David... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Sacramento, California
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Sacramento, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an excellent place to see a movie. Great seating and sound and views. But, tickets are expensive and parking is also expensive and this impacts my overall review. There are so many options to see movies today at very good facilities at a lower price and free parking that you really must want to pay the price if... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

When I lived downtown for an extended time, I went here on the weekends when they had a movie of interest. The only issue was that the theater itself is a bit worn with the typical sticky carpet and movie smells. The movies they feature are good and current. I recommend giving it a try.

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Thank lisan664
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Crest has been a Sacramento institution forever. In addition to seeing cult classic, indie, classic anime and other films, I've seen X, the Pixies and many other bands, David Sedaris, Billy Collins, and, most recently, US Poet Laureate Juan Felipe Herrera. The Crest is an excellent venue in the heart of Downtown. While the city may keep messing around... More 

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Thank Constance C
Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been to many concerts here. Theater was built in 1912 and has been beautifully restored to the elegance of that era. Lower seating and balcony.

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Thank Richard T
Citrus Heights, California
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 January 2017

My first visit to Crest Theater was go see the Quentin Tarantino's Hateful Eight Roadshow - before renovations. Recently was there for a WAR Concert and was happy to see the much improved renovations. The new seating and ADA seating as well - only thing could be improved is the bathroom - if it cannot be enlarged it should be... More 

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Nortre Califonkneeonee
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282 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

This place is gorgeous inside, a Art Deco dreamland. I am a big guy and the seats were so much better than other Theaters I have been in. Music sounds were picture perfect, or we had a really good sound mixed that night for Jackie Greene. Serves beer and wine and a separate concessions counter.

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Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
Sacramento
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

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 21 November 2016

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 16 November 2016

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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