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Address: 1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: +1 916-442-7378
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Description: 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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A Long and Storied History!

The Crest (downtown) and the Tower (south of downtown) are the only venues in Sacramento for anything other than the regular, mainline Hollywood studio offerings oriented to... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 9, 2015
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Sacramento, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The Crest (downtown) and the Tower (south of downtown) are the only venues in Sacramento for anything other than the regular, mainline Hollywood studio offerings oriented to teenagers. Many wonderful movies open here but you have to check the listings frequently as Crest doesn't do much advertising. There are also live concerts here now and then but they sell out... More 

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Since change in ownership, much better, people no longer snobby, place is clean, for once!!!! The total experience was the best ever at this venue.... I think the last owners were slumlords compared to the quality of service & overall experience now vs. then...

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The architecture is enough of a reason to come for a visit. It's a cool old theater but it's just that...old. The sits are older and smaller so if you're used to the bigger reclining/rocking ones at regular theaters, you might be disappointed. They have great shows here and it's in an older section of town that is going through... More 

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Rio Linda, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

I took my 4th graders along with our 2nd grade buddies to see a play performance. The production was many different plays on short books. The opening was "My Teacher from the Black Lagoon" There was plenty of feet room for everyone. They were amazed by the theatre.

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Sacramento, Cambodia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Been to several events here as well as coordinated an event at the Crest. It is beautiful, located downtown near several great restaurants

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Sacramento, California
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Sacramento's Only surviving movie palace! Great staffing and the ONLY place to see an old movie, live venue, or something really special! Gives a feel of what it must've been like in the 40's and 50's- when going to see a movie was an EVENT!

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I love this venue! It has been nicely restored and close to parking. There is no bad seat. It would be hard to find a better concert venue in the Sacramento area.

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Sacramento, California, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015

What a great old place. I have been here for several events. Check the website for upcoming events and movies. Light Rail runs just outside the door. Beware of the large bum population on K st but you are safe once inside.

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Sacramento, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

It has been awhile but I attended a RITES OF PASSAGE Birthday celebration there. When my Niece Assata turned 18.

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Sacramento, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

This is one of the last historical theaters in Sacramento. This place is beautiful! They hold some great concerts here as well as show some awesome Classic movies. If you haven't been here yet I highly recommend it.

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Address: 1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: +1 916-442-7378
Location: United States  >  California (CA)  >  Sacramento

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