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Crest Theater

1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
+1 916-442-7378
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Nice venue

The last time I visited the Crest Theater was a very long time ago before K Street had light rail... read more

Reviewed 16 May 2017
LLion
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El Dorado Hills, California
A City Gem!

beautiful, classic building from the Golden Era of cinema! Wonderful, annual Japanese & (3... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2017
LoveToTravelSamson
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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.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good27%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“art deco” (12 reviews)
“french film” (6 reviews)
“live events” (4 reviews)
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1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814-3803
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+1 916-442-7378
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Reviewed 16 May 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

Thank LLion
Reviewed 11 April 2017

beautiful, classic building from the Golden Era of cinema! Wonderful, annual Japanese & (3!) French Film Festivals (offering incredible movies not available anywhere else). They also hosts great guest speakers & musical groups. It is a delight to wander through the lobby, especially during the...More

Thank LoveToTravelSamson
Reviewed 22 March 2017

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...More

Thank Dean1950
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank lisan664
Reviewed 13 March 2017

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...More

Thank Constance C
Reviewed 1 March 2017

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.

Thank Richard T
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...More

Thank MrsHicxs
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...More

Thank ManOfC0nstantS0rr0w
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...More

Thank CLo976
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.

Thank veronicaindonesia
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