SAFE Credit Union Sacramento Convention Center

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1400 J Street Sacramento, CA 95814


The Sacramento Convention Center has received the Prime Site Award by Facilities & Destination. Certerplate dba Classique Catering has received the Caterer of the Year award by Sacramento Magazine.


Room features and guest services

  • Internet access


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Space (outdoor)
  • Space (private)
  • Space (semi-private)
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Video conference

Venue accessibility

  • Airport shuttle
  • Bus
  • Taxi


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano
  • Portable heaters
  • Portable walls
  • Staging area

Distance from airport

  • 12 mi. from venue


  • Paid parking
  • Street parking

SAFE Credit Union Sacramento Convention Center Meeting Space

Total meeting space520,000 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms72
Largest room160,000 sq. ft.
Second largest room122,500 sq. ft.
Space (Private)179,590 sq. ft.
Space (Semi-private)15,000 sq. ft.
Space (Outdoor)15,300 sq. ft.
Exhibit Space160,000 sq. ft.

Local Attractions

California Museum

6 blocks away
The California Museum engages, educates and enlightens people about California's rich history, diverse population and unique influence on the world of ideas, innovation, the arts and culture. Through interactive and engaging exhibits and programs, the Museum inspires visitors to make a mark on history. Long term signature exhibits include the official California Hall of Fame, California Indians: The First People, California Missions: A Journey Along the El Camino Real, California's Remarkable Women, Constitution Wall, Health Happens Here and Uprooted! Japanese Americans During WWII. In addition, 6-8 temporary exhibits exploring additional topics are also open throughout the year.
1020 O Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814

California State Railroad Museum

6 blocks away
Take a ride on the Sacramento Southern Railroad, Old Sacramento’s only historical train ride, and see railroad history come to life every day at the California State Railroad Museum. From larger-than-life engines to engaging exhibits, the awe-inspiring history of the California railways is on display year-round. Become a member for as little as $30 and enjoy the year-round benefits of free admission and excursion train rides*, discounts in the museum store, and early access to special events. The Museum is open daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. (except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day). Train rides run every weekend April through September. * Excluding special ticketed events and train rides.
125 I Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814

Sutter's Fort

Historical landmark
13 blocks away
Sutter's Fort was a19th-century agricultural and trade colony in the Mexican Alta California province.The site of the fort was established in 1839 and originally called New Helvetia (New Switzerland) by its builder John Sutter, though construction of the fort proper wouldn't begin until 1841. The fort was the first non-Indigenous community in the California Central Valley and is famous for its association with the California Gold Rush, and the formation of Sacramento. After gold was discovered at Sutter's Mill (also owned by John Sutter) in Coloma on January 24, 1848, the fort was abandoned. The adobe structure has been restored to its original condition and is now a designated a National Historic Landmark. Sutter's Fort as a venue offers an historic California setting for banquets and events. Capacity 300 seated, 500 standing both inside the fort and the surrounding grounds.
2701 L Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95816

Old Sacramento Waterfront

Historical landmark
6 blocks away
Old Sacramento Waterfront is a unique 28-acre National Historic Landmark District and State Historic Park that lives in homage to California's beginning with the Gold Rush of 1849. The district is located along the beautiful Sacramento River. Bustling with activity, it is alive with shopping, dining, entertainment, historical attractions and world-renowned museums set within the time of the California Gold Rush and the Transcontinental Railroad. Old Sacramento Waterfront features dozens of recreated or restored buildings from the Gold Rush era. Wooden sidewalks, horse-drawn carriages and living history characters provide a glimpse into 19h-century life. Take the train directly to Old Sacramento Waterfront, walk to nearby hotels and enjoy a weekend experiencing the fun.
1017 2nd Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814

Downtown Commons (DoCo)

6 blocks away
Downtown Commons (DoCo) is downtown Sacramento's newest entertainment district. At DoCo, you can take in an NBA basketball game or concert at Golden 1 Center, enjoy a farm-to-fork dinner at a number of hip restaurants, do a little shopping or grab a drink at rooftop bar Revival at the Sawyer.
660 J Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814

California State Capitol

Historical landmark
1 block away
The California state capitol building serves as both a museum and the state’s working seat of government. Visitors to the Capitol can experience California’s rich history and witness the making of history through the modern lawmaking process. California's state capitol building is just steps away from the Sacramento Convention Center, Community Center Theater, Hyatt Regency Sacramento, Sheraton Grand Sacramento and a bounty of farm-to-fork restaurants, museums and nightlife.
1315 10th Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814

Crocker Art Museum

6 blocks away
The Crocker Art Museum features the world’s foremost display of California art and is renowned for its holdings of European master drawings and international ceramics. The Crocker also holds permanent collections of Asian, African, and Oceanic art, ceramics, and photography. The Museum offers a diverse spectrum of exhibitions, events, and programs to augment its collections, including films, concerts, studio classes, lectures, children’s activities, and more. The Museum has also dedicated the historic building’s entire first floor as an education center, which includes four classrooms, space for student and community exhibitions, the Gerald Hansen Library, and Tot Land. Discover it all at
216 O Street
Sacramento, CA, US 95814


Sacramento’s convention center, now the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center, is getting an extreme makeover featuring a dynamic center for conventions, meetings, and cultural experiences. Construction on the expansion and renovation was able to continue throughout 2020 in order to meet the scheduled reopening of early 2021. While the pandemic continues, plans are being put in place to ensure the health and safety of staff and meeting attendees. The new facility features an expanded exhibit hall and new ballroom that will enhance the usability of the space and add more options for meeting planners. This entire transformation will offer more than 240,000 square feet of programmable space, which includes 160,000 square feet of exhibit space, a new 40,000-square-foot ballroom, 37 breakouts, 79,100 square feet of meeting space, and a 15,300-square-foot outdoor activities plaza. Reopening is scheduled for February 2021; the new ballroom will open in spring 2021.

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The SAFE Credit Union Sacramento Convention Center along with our partners Centerplate/Classique Catering and Visit Sacramento, are proud to provide responsible environmental practices through the use of recycled products and on-site recycling programs. In addition, since 2006 we have been certified by Sacramento Municipal Utilities District (SMUD) in their Green Energy program. We realize the importance of renewable energy to protect the environment and offset electricity used to host events with Green-e certified renewable energy. This commitment to clean, renewable energy helps protect the environment from harmful emissions associated with fossil fuel-based energy and helps build a sustainable energy future.

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