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Crest Theater

Address: 1013 K St., Sacramento, CA 95814
Phone Number: +1 916-442-7378
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Ranked #6 of 79 Activities in Sacramento
Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.
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Type: Movie Theaters, Fun & Games
Owner description: Opened in 1949, the spectacular Crest quickly became the city's top theater, which it remains today.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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950 reviews 950 reviews
460 attraction reviews
276 helpful votes 276 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

This theatre is quite impressive. The outside is a cool throw-back vintage style, and seeing a show there is an experience! Even the ticket booth outside is really cool and funky.

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Elk Grove, California, United States
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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a theater from the previous decade with all the glitz and glamor of a bygone era. It shows its age in some small measure but brings back memories of great film and entertainment

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Rescue, Ca.
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72 reviews 72 reviews
62 attraction reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

My wife and I have been to several shows over the years here, most recently Dweezil Zappa and Gordon Lightfoot. We love the ambience and the beer and wine area.

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Sacramento, California
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56 reviews 56 reviews
18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Agree with the other reviewers on the renovations at The Crest, it is wonderfully restored. We had seats up close to the stage so we could see Diana Gabaldon and the hostess who led the interview. The theater was full with Gabaldon fans who eagerly lined up after the interview was done to get their Gabaldon books personally autographed. The... More 

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Watsonville, California
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

Unbeatable environment of great historic beauty in which to enjoy a concert with good sound. I appreciated that beer and wine was served.

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Galt, California
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Attended a Bill Medley concert on 8/1/2014 and had a fantastic time!!!! The theater was amazing and the sound system top quality. I will definitely come back again!!

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northern california
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75 reviews 75 reviews
4 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I was impressed by the ambiance and sound at the Crest. We had seats in the center 7th row and the sound was pristine. The vintage restoration is lovely and adds a lot to the feel of the performances. The bar area is in a pit in the lobby and you must drink your drink in that small area, kind... More 

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Kuwait
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96 reviews 96 reviews
39 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

This is arguably the most beautifully restored theatre I've ever enjoyed. Beginning life during the Art Nouveau era, the building is more than 100 years old and began life as a theater for vaudeville acts. Completely restored at least twice, the interior designs sweet across the ceiling and walls in organic swirls covered in gold leaf. Just gorgeous. The staff... More 

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Sacramento, California
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63 reviews 63 reviews
30 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

It's a beautiful theatre. You are walking back in time! They have great independent movies, host foreign film festivals (I went to two movies at the French Film festival this month. Validated parking. And they also host live events - I have seen Paula Poundstone here twice. You will enjoy your experience.

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

A great venue for live performances. Recently saw Straight No Chaser (best a capella group around)We were high up on the right side. The sound system made it like we were 10 rows from the front. If you are up on the back rows, it is a pretty steep climb. Not for the elderly or infirmed.

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