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Best Concert Halls & Theaters In Sacramento

November 15, 2010 2:41 PM

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The arts are hugely popular in and around Sacramento. A number of theaters and concert halls provide engaging atmospheres for enjoying everything from dance and music to sporting events and exhibitions.
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ARCO Arena

One Sports Parkway
Sacramento, CA 95834
(916) 928-6900
www.arcoarena.com

ARCO Arena is one of the top venues for sports, entertainment, and special events in Northern California. The arena hosts nearly 200 spectator events each year. Past events at ARCO Arena have included NBA and WNBA games, Disney on Ice, rodeos, monster trucks, and concerts by world-famous acts, such as the Rolling Stones, Elton John, Garth Brooks, U2, Justin Timberlake, Tim McGraw, Faith Hill, Paul McCartney, and others. This venue can seat up to 17,317 people for NBA basketball games played by the Sacramento Kings, which call ARCO Arena their home court. Other sporting events have included NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournaments and the 2007 NCAA Volleyball Championships. Hours: Vary depending upon event.

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Wells Fargo Pavilion

1419 H Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 557-1999
www.californiamusicaltheatre.com

Wells Fargo Pavilion opened in the summer of 2003 and features a 2,200-seat performance arena. The performance area is theatre-in-the-round, with a 32-foot diameter stage and four performance aisles. The Wells Fargo Pavilion was the result of a cooperative effort between the City and County of Sacramento, California Musical Theatre, Sacramento Theatre Company, the business community (including Wells Fargo Bank), and loyal audience members. The facility features a large courtyard and a box office. The Sacramento Theatre Company produces theatre on the site from September to May. Hours: Vary depending upon event.

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Colonial Theatre

3522 Stockton Boulevard
Sacramento, CA 95820
(916) 456-7099
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The Colonial Theatre is a classic auditorium dating back to the 1940s that has housed a diverse mix of events, including performing arts, amateur and pro boxing, amateur and pro wrestling, musical concerts, movie screenings, and more. The theatre can seat 580 people. Hours: Vary depending upon event.

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Freeborn Hall

One Shields Avenue
Davis, CA 95616
(530) 752-1910
freebornhall.ucdavis.edu

This hall on the campus of the University of California – Davis offers a variety of options for public events in the Sacramento area. Freeborn Hall offers multi-use capabilities and flexibility under one roof. It is often used for concerts, theater performances, dances, fairs, conferences, banquets, and more. Hours: Vary depending upon event.

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