12/31/1954 Broadway Entrance - photo by Commercial Studios. Purchased from Jack Tillmany, published in his book "Theatres of Oakland"

Regular Box Office Hours

  • Open Fridays between 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  • CLOSED Saturday through Thursday, unless there is a scheduled event
  • Event Box Office opens 2 hours prior to curtain time
  • Unless an event is scheduled, the Box Office is closed on Federal Holidays

Box Office Closures

  • CLOSED: Friday, April 9 - Easter Holiday
  • CLOSED: Friday, November 10 - Veterans Day
  • CLOSED: Friday, November 24 - Thanksgiving Holiday
  • CLOSED: Friday, December 22 - Christmas Holiday

How To Buy Tickets

  • Online via Ticketmaster: Access the Paramount Theatre's Venue Page on Ticketmaster. Service charges may apply and vary according to the event. Tickets purchased online will be delivered through Mobile Delivery only. 
  • In-Person: Purchase tickets at our Box Office, located at the 21st Street Entrance of the theatre. 

Ticketmaster is the official ticketing partner for the Paramount Theatre and our only authorized online ticket vendor. We cannot verify, authenticate or guarantee tickets purchased from third-party sites (alternate ticketing platforms that are not Ticketmaster).

Accessible Seating

Our Box Office staff is available to assist you in acquiring seating that best meets your individual needs. There are wheelchair accessible locations, as well as semi-ambulatory seats with movable armrests for those who would like to transfer into the seat. These seats are located in the Orchestra Front and Orchestra Rear sections on the main floor. The Paramount Theatre does not provide wheelchairs. Please note, there is no elevator in the Paramount Theatre. To speak to our Box Office staff regarding accessible seats, please call (510) 465-6400 during open hours on Fridays between 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM.

Accessibe seating is available for purchase online through Ticketmaster.com. Accessible seats are designated with a wheelchair icon. Hover over the icon to view seat type.

Accessible Seat Types:

Companion Seat - Seating reserved for companions of patrons using a wheelchair or other mobility device.

Deaf / Hard of Hearing / Blind / Low Vision - Seating reserved for patrons who are hearing or sight impaired and their companions.

Semi-ambulatory Seat - Seating reserved for patrons with limited mobility and their companions. Arm on aisle seat is capable of swinging outward, so patrons can transfer directly into the seat. Not wheelchair accessible.

Wheelchair Accessible - A space specifically reserved for patrons using a wheelchair or other mobility device.

For more information, please visit Ticketmaster's page on Accessible Seating Tickets.

Mobile Entry

To minimize contact between guests and staff; and to expedite the entry process, the Paramount Theatre has switched to mobile entry for all it's events. Mobile Entry is the easiest and safest way to access tickets - with mobile entry your smartphone is your ticket.

For mobile entry tickets, you will only be able to access your tickets on your smartphone.  They will not be available to print from your online account, nor can they be emailed to you. For added security, the scannable barcode or QR code will not appear on the mobile ticket until the day of the event. A screen shot of a mobile ticket will not scan for entry.

For additional information and instructions on how to view your tickets, please visit the Mobile Entry page on Ticketmaster.

Accepted Methods Of Payment

The Paramount Theatre no longer accepts cash. ALL points of sale: the Box Office, bars and merchandise will be cashless.

Only debit or credit cards are accepted for payment, such as: Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover along with Apple Pay and Google Pay.

Please Note

All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges. Tickets are for personal use only, NOT for resale.

For Box Office inquires please call: 510-465-6400. The Paramount Theatre does not offer phone sales for event tickets.