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Entertainment & Events in Sacramento, California

Special Events

  • Ballroom, The
    6009 Folsom Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA 95819
    916-737-7929
    Sacramento's largest dance facility, this ballroom features 8,000 square feet of dance floors for all ages. Renting of the facility is available for special occasions. more

Cinema

  • Esquire Imax Theater
    1211 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-443-IMAX
    This 407-seat theater features a six-story-high screen and digital wrap-around sound. The theatre also show IMAX DMR remastered Hollywood blockbusters played in the most advanced film format in the world. Have your birthday party here, or simply enjoy on the weekend. more

  • UA Arden Fair 6
    1739 Arden Way
    Sacramento, CA 95815
    916-568-5188
    This cinema provides first-run Hollywood movies, critically acclaimed films, comfortable seating, and a large concession stand.  more

  • UA Laguna Village 12
    8755 Center Parkway
    Sacramento, CA 95823
    916-689-0403
    Visit the large concession stand and then enjoy first-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films shown at this theater. more

  • Regal Natomas Marketplace 16
    3561 Truxel Road
    Sacramento, CA 95834
    916-419-0205
    Watch first-run Hollywood movies and critically acclaimed films while at this theater that also features a large concession stand and comfortable seating. more

Night Life

  • Faces
    2000 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-448-0706
    Voted the best dance bar in Sacramento, this night spot always has something happening with nightly drink specials, live music, and special events. more

  • Depot Video Bar, The
    2001 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-441-6823 (voice)
    An upscale bar that features a video bar with large screens, live video jockey, billiard tables, an outdoor patio, and 28 TV screens showing music videos and comedy clips from your favorite movies and TV shows. It also serves a large selection of premium cocktails. more

  • Laughs Unlimited
    1207 Front Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-446-8128
    A comedy nightclub that features stand-up comics and cabaret shows, complete with a full bar and light food menu. You can even rent your own comedian for your private event. more

  • Punch Line Comedy Club Restaurant & Bar
    2100 Arden Way, Suite 225
    Sacramento, CA 95825
    916-925-5500
    Sacramento's hottest comedy club, this venue showcases national and local comedians. Check website for details and line ups.

  • Blue Cue
    1004 Twenty-Eighth Street
    Sacramento, CA 95816
    916-442-7208
    This upscale billiard lounge, complete with custom pool and shuffleboard tables, features a large selection of premium vodkas and single malt scotches at its popular bar.

Concerts & Performances

  • Best of Broadway Benefit Productions
    4010 El Camino Avenue, Suite E
    Sacramento, CA 95821
    916-974-6280
    Showcasing local performers performing Broadway music, this nonprofit organization is dedicated to bringing live theatrical experiences to the community of Sacramento through music, song, and dance. Performances are held at the Luther Burbank Theatre and the Whitney Theatre at Whitney High School. For further detail and audition information, please visit the website. more

  • Camellia Symphony Orchestra
    1300 North Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819
    Located in Old Sacramento
    916-929-6655
    A nationally recognized community orchestra that presents world premier, rarely performed, and standard repertoire programs from October to May. more

  • Crest Theatre, The
    1013 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Located in Downtown Sacramento
    916-442-7378
    Sacramento's last intact movie palace, the restored Crest Theatre presents classic and current movies, live music, community events, local film festivals, and comedy shows. The Crest Theatre is available for private events. more

  • Sacramento Ballet
    1631 K Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-552-5800
    This professional dance company brings classical and contemporary ballet to the Sacramento area from October through May. The mission statement of the Sacramento Ballet is to entertain, educate, inspire, and engage people through the powerful vehicle of dance.  more

  • Community Center Theater
    1301 L Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    Sacramento Convention Center Complex
    916-264-5181
    This 2,452 seat theatre is Sacramento's largest and most prestigious theater. It presents opera, ballet, Broadway, and many more high quality entertainment events throughout the year. more

  • First Friday Christian Concerts
    9933 Business Park Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95827
    Inside Groundworks Cafe of Warehouse Ministries
    916-879-6947
    All ages concerts on 1st Friday of each month with free admission, open Cafe, and loud music.

Plays & Productions

  • Department of Theatre and Dance
    6000 J Street
    Sacramento, CA 95819
    Located at California State University
    916-278-6604
    This award-winning Department of Theatre Arts offers a variety of plays to the community from September to May.

  • B Street Theatre, The
    2711 B Street
    Sacramento, CA 95816
    916-443-5300
    Sacramento's professional year round theatre that is dedicated to producing quality, new works. B Street is also home to the California Children's Theatre, Fantasy Theatre that travels to schools, a Conservatory, and an Intern Company. more

  • Sacramento Theatre Company
    1419 H Street
    Sacramento, CA 95814
    916-446-7501
    Sacramento's regional professional theatre that presents classical and modern plays from September to June. There are also several educational activities for the family to explore. more

  • Garbeau's Dinner Theatre
    12401 Folsom Boulevard
    Rancho Cordova, CA 95742
    916-985-6361
    Voted Sacramento's best dinner theatre, this venue features delectable cuisine, hit musicals, comedies, mysteries, and concert events. more

  • Actor's Workshop of Sacramento
    1721 25th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95816-6813
    916-456-7066
    This is an actor's studio, which regularly produces new works and classics. They also offer private lessons and group classes for children and adults by Ed Claudio, award-winning actor, playwright, producer, and director. more

Festivals & Fairs

  • Italian Festival
    2791 24th Street
    Sacramento, CA 95818
    916-482-5900
    This festival offers traditional Italian foods, and an Italian Marketplace. There is also live entertainment and arts and crafts. Check website for dates and special Italian events. more

  • Sacramento Greek Festival
    600 Alhambra Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA 95816
    Annunciation Greek Orthodox Church
    916-443-2033
    Held each Labor Day weekend, this popular festival offers authentic foods, entertainment and displays to promote the Greek community. Great Greek fun for the whole family! more

  • Chalk It Up Art Festival
    P.O. Box 162908
    Sacramento, CA 95816-2908
    Fremont Park
    916-484-5710
    This event uses proceed funds children's art programs. Festivities occur on Labor Day weekend and include food, entertainment, a kids area, a beer garden, crafts and sidewalk chalk art. more

  • American River Salmon Festival
    2001 Nimbus Road
    Sacramento, CA 95670
    Nimbus Fish Hatchery
    916-358-2884
    This festival offers fun and entertainment for the whole family each October. For two days, this event gives visitors the opportunity to enjoy Wild Salmon BBQ & Food Vendors, Wildlife Demos, Live Music , Fly Casting Demonstrations and much more.  more

  • Harvest Festival
    1600 Exposition
    Sacramento, CA 95815
    Located at Cal Expo
    This annual three-day event takes place in November and it features a magical marketplace of quality, handmade crafts with music, food, a variety of activities, and fun. more

  • Annual Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
    Natoma and Stafford Street
    Sacramento, CA 95860
    Held at Folsom City Lions Park nex to Folsom Zoo
    415.354.1773
    A true Renaissance Faire, held every year on the third weekend of October, this annual two-day event features minstrels, puppet shows, full costume performers, entertainment, children's activities, crafts, games, ale, and food for all. more

  • California State Fair
    1600 Exposition Boulevard
    Sacramento, CA 95815
    Located at The Cal Expo Fairgrounds
    916-263-FAIR
    For over 150 years, families have enjoyed fantastic rides, attractions, events, live entertainment, and food during this spectacular fair which lasts for almost four weeks and starts in August. more

  • Traditional Jazz Youth Band Festival
    1101 Kingsford Drive
    Carmichael, CA 95608-6161
    916-372-5277
    This event features performances, feedback forums, music exhibits and clinics and an evening showcase.  more

  • Bridge to Bridge Waterfront Festival
    Waterfront
    Sacramento, CA 95815
    Old Sacramento
    916-808-7777
    This two day event in July offers high powered speed boat racing, sky diving stunts from Redbull and a live music beer garden, and much more.  more

Sporting Events

  • Sacramento River Cats Baseball
    400 Ballpark Drive
    Sacramento, CA 95691
    Raley Field near Sacramento River
    916-376-4700
    Come out to the ball game and watch the 2007 & 2008 PCL and AAA Champions and the Minor league affiliate of the Oakland A's in action. Special promotions and events are held throughout the season. more

  • WNBA Sacramento Monarch
    One Sports Parkway
    Sacramento, CA 95834
    ARCO Arena
    916-928-0000
    This is a great opportunity to watch Women's basketball at its best. Their schedule runs from May through August. more

  • Power Balance Pavilion
    One Sports Parkway
    Sacramento, CA 95834
    916-928-6900
    The entertainment capital of the Sacramento Valley, this arena is home to the NBA Sacramento Kings, WNBA Sacramento Monarchs, concerts, and family entertainment. more

  • NBA Sacramento Kings
    One Sports Parkway
    Sacramento, CA 95834
    Arco Arena
    916-928-0000
    From November until May, watch the Sacramento Kings at ARCO Arena and enjoy contests and promotions.  more

Tours

  • Hysterical Walking Tours
    117 J Street
    Sacramento, CACafe New Orleans in Old Sacramento
    916-441-2527
    You'll experience unforgettable mysteries, thrills, and surprises on the original Hysterical Walking Tour or the a ghost tour, Walk of the Dead. This is a unique evening entertainment that appeals to all ages. more

  

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