The Crest Theatre in the heart of downtown Sacramento has quite a history. It originally opened in 1912 as a vaudeville palace under the name Empress Theatre. Since then, it has had a few remodels and was even shut down for a few years in the 1980s. Fires have shut down portions of the theater, but throughout all its remodels, renovations and upgrades, the theater has managed to keep its doors open for performances, community events and movie screenings. Movie screenings include new releases as well as classic favorites. Performances include concerts and shows like Kenny G, Laser Spectacular featuring the Music of Pink Floyd and Explosions in the Sky 20th Anniversary Tour. Your ticket source for Crest Theatre Sacramento events is at StubHub.
What is the Crest Theatre's seating capacity?
The seating capacity of the Crest Theatre is 975.
Where are the best Crest Theatre seats located?
There are no bad seats with the way the Crest Theatre seating is arranged. It is not a large venue. The intimacy, therefore, gives the majority of seats a good view.
Is the Crest Theatre accessible by public transportation?
The Crest Theatre is accessible by public transportation. Both the Gold and Blue light rail lines stop within walking distance of the theater. The Blue Line stops across the street. The Gold Line stops at K and 7th. The theater is located at K and 10th street. Various bus lines stop at K and 9th street as well as J and 10th street.
Is there on-site parking?
There are a number of valet parking options and parking garages situated within walking distance of the Crest Theatre. They are not operated by the theater, so prices, parking rules and hours vary.
Can you tell me about the food and drink offerings?
Inside the Crest Theatre, you can purchase typical movie theater food items, including popcorn, nachos, hot dogs and candy. Soft drinks, lemonade and alcohol-beverages are also sold.
Are there other entertainment options nearby?
Near the Crest Theatre, there are a number of other entertainment options. Since the theater is located on K Street, it is on the same street as restaurants, bars and other entertainment venues. Local restaurants like Ella Dining Room & Bar along with Mother Restaurant are on K Street. The California Museum is also near the theater.
Should I call a sitter, or can I bring the young ones along?
When you attend a movie screening, performance or community event, you may have to call the sitter. Many movies have an age restriction of at least 16 years old, and because community events and performances often serve alcoholic beverages, they are restricted to individuals over the age of 21.
Is the Crest Theatre Sacramento a wheelchair-friendly facility?
The Crest Theatre Sacramento is a wheelchair-friendly facility.Back to Top