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Empress Theatre

Address: 330 Virginia Street, Vallejo, CA 94590
Phone Number: 707-552-2400
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Ranked #3 of 19 Attractions in Vallejo
Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
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Type: Theaters, Theater & Concerts
Hours:
Thu - Fri 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sat 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

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San Francisco, California, United States
Senior Contributor
49 reviews 49 reviews
16 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

Beautiful old theater in the heart of old town Vallejo. We went to see a friends play last weekend and were pleasantly charmed at the quaint location. Look forward to seeing another event there again.

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American Canyon, California, United States
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95 reviews 95 reviews
5 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

This is a fun place to hang out, especially on Wednesday nights, when local entertainment is featured. The Empress Theater offers comedy acts on some Friday nights, and a variety of entertainment on some weekends. The concession stand, which offers wine and beer, is very pricey.

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Vallejo, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The remodeled Empress has had some impressive music the past year at very reasonable prices! The core musicians are extremely talented and have great stage presence. Check out their schedule!

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014

Beautifully restored classic theater right in downtown Vallejo. Great place to see a show with friends.

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Fairfield
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Absolutely awesome atmosphere and venue! Excellent theater seating. Not a bad seat in the house! Live band with dance floor right in front of the stage! The Empress is beautiful and definitely adds to the quality of life in Solano County!

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Vallejo, California
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Best music every Wednesday night at the Empress - amazing musicians, awesome sound system, cover only $9, dancing, very friendly crowd and a bar. Plus, the theater itself is just beautiful. If you find yourself in Vallejo on a Wednesday night, don't miss it!

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Hayward, California
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Very cool historical theatre & very comfortable with great dance floor. I lost my cell phone there & the janitor had it waiting for me on New Years Day. I would love to go back again soon - beautiful!

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Vallejo, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

News Year Eve was out of this world with Tommy Castro and Leah Tysse performing together to celebrate 2014. The dance floor was packed. a crowd of over 300 people enjoyed a VIP meet and greet party before the show. There was food and the bar was jamming. The 2014 calendar is full of great music experiences, as well as... More 

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Vallejo, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2013

Weekends only. The Empress is a beautiful old theater in downtown Vallejo. The playbill is eclectic...could be live performances by bands, a month of themed movies (ie Horror Month) or classics from the Bogart/Cooper era...even Hollywood musicals.

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Vallejo, California
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60 reviews 60 reviews
26 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2013

This is a gem right in the middle of downtown Vallejo. One of the few remaining movie palaces. The ceiling is beautifully restored and lighted in art deco style. There are now films and musical performances weekly at this venue so don't miss it when you are touring Vallejo.

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