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Paramount Theatre of the Arts

Alameda Paramount Theatre of the Arts at California
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2025 BroadwayOakland California 94612
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Paramount Theatre in Oakland, CA

Built in 1931, the Paramount Theatre is a landmark movie theater in downtown Oakland, which is home to the esteemed Oakland Ballet and the Oakland East Bay Symphony. Many other events are hosted at the theater as well, including classical movie showings, comedian stand-up shows, and concerts. The theater was declared a National Historic Monument in 1977, and today visitors can enjoy a two-hour guided tour of the theater on the first and third Saturday of each month.


Hours -

Vary according to event

Prices -

Vary according to event

Events -

Classic Movies, Concerts, Ballets


  • Guided Tours
  • Ballets
  • Live Comedy
  • Concerts

Nearby Dining Options

Popular restaurants in the area include Pican, Flora, Ozumo, Plum, Hibiscus and Hopscotch.

Theatre Tours

Two-hour guided tours are held at 10:00 a.m. on the first and third Saturdays of the month.


  • What options are there for parking and public transportation?

    The 19th Street BART station is 500 feet from the theater. The Paramount has its own parking lot, as well as access to three nearby parking facilities.
  • What are the best seats in the theater?

    The best seats in the theater is the small 48-seat Orchestra Pit section, followed by Orchestra Front and Orchestra Rear.

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