Vacaville Theatre

308 Main Street,
Vacaville, CA 95688

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Inside, Summer 2012

Viewing: Photo | Street View

The Clark Theatre opened in 1926. By 1941, it had been renamed Vacaville Theatre. It underwent some improvements in 1952, by San Francisco based architect/designer Gale Santocono.

In the early-1960’s, this theatre was part of the West Side-Valley Theatre chain. Closed for many years, a renovation & restoration project began in 2013 and was completed in January 2014. It was suddenly closed on September 17, 2014.

Contributed by Ken McIntyre

Recent comments (view all 24 comments)

John Whyte
John Whyte on November 20, 2013 at 6:40 pm

Juist added moe photos from the “NEW” interior…Gonna be way cool!

John Whyte
John Whyte on December 27, 2013 at 11:33 am

Check this out….

John Whyte
John Whyte on December 27, 2013 at 11:43 am

Rumor has it a late January, 2014 opening is very possible….

John Whyte
John Whyte on December 27, 2013 at 3:19 pm

Marque is going up today! Check the new photo!

John Whyte
John Whyte on January 6, 2014 at 10:19 am

Check this out from The Vacaville Reporter today! (I hope this link works…The Reporter’s web site is kinda squrilly)

JackCoursey on January 7, 2014 at 5:42 pm

It is looking great and am appreciative of all of the money and effort put forth in restoring it!

Mikeyisirish on January 9, 2014 at 12:40 pm

That’s awesome! I can’t wait to be able to photograph this one!

John Whyte
John Whyte on January 26, 2014 at 9:06 pm

It’s OPEN ! First “Soft Opening” was last night….More to come….

John Whyte
John Whyte on August 20, 2014 at 10:29 am

Great time at the Deville last friday!

John Whyte
John Whyte on September 17, 2014 at 10:28 pm

THIS SUCKS! As most of you know, I have been a big promoter of the new Deville Theater here in Vacaville. Suddenly, the doors closed today. I’m not going to speculate here, but I’ll be it has something to do with greedy promoters not wanting our “little” town to have such a great venue, with big name, great acts! Here’s the official press release from The Reporter.

Theatre DeVille closes its doors By Reporter Staff POSTED: 09/17/2014 01:09:56 PM PDT

The Theatre DeVille in downtown Vacaville has closed its doors. In a brief message through their law firm, the owners announced that the theater, at 308 Main Street, which had opened in January after a massive year-long renovation and meticulous reconstruction is canceling the remainder of its scheduled shows. “DeVille thanks all of its supporters and well-wishers that have visited the Theatre since its re-opening in January. DeVille has been committed to making the Theatre a great place for the Downtown area and all of Vacaville,” the statement reads. “While closed, DeVille will seek a new formula to make the Theatre the destination Vacaville deserves and can use while accommodating the competitive realities of the Theatre’s location between San Francisco, Sacramento and Napa.” The announcement says that anyone who has pre-purchased tickets for an event scheduled after today, “will receive a full refund.” It goes on to apologize for the “inconvenience and disappointment to its great patrons and all those who have supported it in its journey thus far” and adds that “DeVille looks forward to finding a format that works for the community and the Theatre’s neighbors while honoring the Theatre’s heritage.” DeVille officials declined comment and referred calls to their attorneys. Continue to watch for updates and look for a full story in Thursday’s print and online editions.

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