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Sacramento Convention Center

Address: 1400 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: 916.808.5291
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Ranked #29 of 72 Attractions in Sacramento
Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
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Type: Convention Centers, Traveler Resources
Mon - Fri 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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English first
20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
67 helpful votes 67 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

We saw "Wicked" last May. Show was great. However, I will hesitate before I attend another Broadway event at the Community Center because there was too much noise after intermission from people eating! People bought candy, etc. in the lobby during intermission and were allowed to bring their snacks into the theater. Lots of rustling of wrappers and people chewing.... More 

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Lodi, California
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155 reviews 155 reviews
59 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014 via mobile

Just returned from another great art show at the convention center. The center itself is just fine. Clean, plenty of bathrooms, good security, excellent staff support, and plenty of downtown restaurants nearby. On street parking is available but be careful as they patrol and ticket constantly. Heck, the city needs the money. Enough paid parking nearby. Not San Francisco parking... More 

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Reading, United Kingdom
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109 reviews 109 reviews
36 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I attended a scientific conference here earlier in the year. The building is a nice space, easy to navigate, and arranged well with space outside the meeting rooms for breaks, etc. On-site Starbucks and food outlets were ok, and there are lots of places close by too. There are lots of signs saying that no outside food or drinks are... More 

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Folsom, California
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169 reviews 169 reviews
26 attraction reviews
195 helpful votes 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We've enjoyed going to the Convention Center for many programs, including ballet, musical programs, and motorcycle shows. It's an all purpose facility that seems to do its job well. The Theatre is well maintained and has good acoustics for music. There can be a problem with lines in the women's bathrooms, as many reviewers have noted, but the over all... More 

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Elk Grove, California
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199 reviews 199 reviews
72 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Great venue for conventions or theater. Get there early, drop off passengers and park on street 3 or 4 blocks toward G street. Have a stroll back. On weekends there are lots of flat rate parking lots a little closer.

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Corning, California
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The performance was wonderful, but acoustics are lacking. Not enough bathrooms for the amount of time , great seating. ** NO one under 4 allowed, but they allowed it.

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El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

Wicked was fantastic, but the Community Center was very HOT, everyone was fanning and we felt sorry for the actors in their heavy costumes. Also there are not nearly enough womens bathrooms, even if you rush out there are impossible lines on both floors. The usher told us we could walk next door to convention center (in 105 degree heat)... More 

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Sacramento, California
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2014

My daughter and I saw Wicked - an AMAZING show! - at the Sacramento Convention Center this weekend and it was an overall really good experience. The seats were comfortable and the sound system was better than I expected. The temperature was also very comfortable. I was expecting it to be chilly. The only two downfalls to the whole evening... More 

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Sacramento, California
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42 reviews 42 reviews
11 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

Enjoyed our experience at the Sacramento Opera and Philharmonic Orchestra held at the Community Center. We sat close so the sound was especially strong. One singer did have difficulty when he sang from the back area of the stage. Might need improved acoustics.

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Sacramento, California
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34 reviews 34 reviews
14 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Located close to restaurants, shopping and parking lots. Spacious very good to have exhibits and conferences for more than 1000 people.

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