The Crest Theatre is a historic theater located in downtown Sacramento, California, just blocks from the State Capital and other Northern California attractions. This historic venue is available for your wedding day. It was originally opened in 1912 as the Empress Theatre and has undergone multiple renovation processes. The theater is currently undergoing a modernization project that includes conversion of the basement screening rooms into an on-site full service restaurant (Empress Tavern) and structural upgrades to support sound and lighting systems. The theater retains its ability to showcase 35mm film, and remains operational during this on-going project, hosting successful and beautiful weddings. This venue is filled with excitement and grand decor from the time you arrive at its colorful entrance. The high ceilings and elegant lighting create a theatrical ambiance for your special day. Gather your loved ones at this one-of-a-kind venue for your wedding celebration.
Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 900 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 1:00AM.
The rental fee is $1,600 for a ceremony and reception and may vary for additional services provided by the venue. The rental includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $100/hr. A cocktail style reception can accommodate 400+ guests.
The average wedding cost at Crest Theatre is estimated at between $5,504 and $13,886 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Podium and/or stage|
|Day of onsite manager|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Exclusive caterer for venue|
|Amplified music OK indoors only|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by 1:00AM|
|Bridal and groom's dressing area available for a fee|
|No balloons in the auditorium|
|Bar minimum is required|