Groups & Field Trips

O&O Theatre Info

At the Esquire IMAX Theatre, it's easy to treat all your VIPs to the best seat in the house. Whether you are educating students with an IMAX documentary, trying to impress a business client, treating staff to a great night out or creating a larger-than-life birthday party, The Esquire IMAX Theatre provides a fantastic alternative to traditional group venues.

Whatever the purpose of your group event, the Esquire IMAX Theatre is the venue for you. For more specific information on what we offer, contact April Kovac or call at 916-446-2333*201.


The Esquire IMAX Theatre is committed to education through large format films. With a library of over 20 films that cover a variety of topics that include: the environment, nature, space exploration and ancient civilizations there is something sure to fit every grade level. Each film meets K-12 curriculum and state education standards. Our films are created to “engage, entertain and educate” students and act as an educational resource for teachers.

Group screenings of films are available Monday - Friday at 9am, 10am and 11am BY REQUEST and based on availability. Shows must be pre-booked. Minimum group size for morning screenings is 20 people. If you do not have 20 people, we will attempt to accommodate your group by integrating you with another group.

The Esquire IMAX Theatre offers discounted admission pricing for school groups.

Discounted concession packages also available. Must be pre-ordered.

Contact April Kovac or call at 916-446-2333*201 to book your trip today!


The IMAX Educator Connection is an exclusive membership for educators only. Benefits include advance information on upcoming films and personal invitations to educators only film screenings Contact April Kovac to join!

Corporate Theatre Rental

The Esquire IMAX Theatre is a unique and affordable place for a private event. Host your group event at the landmark Esquire IMAX Theatre! You can choose the space that meets your needs, you can choose from...

What We Offer

  • Full Theatre Rental: includes lobby, upper mezzanine, full theatre and AV – theatre capacity 382. Choose from one of our preferred caterers or utilize the concession stand including beer and wine.
  • Mezzanine Rental: upper mezzanine rotunda, projection viewing area – capacity 50-60.
  • Conference Room: small room includes chairs, privacy and conference table – capacity 10-15. Great for small meetings.

We also offer:

  • Lobby display, banners
  • Box office handouts
  • On-screen / lobby advertising
  • Film sponsorships
  • Tables / linens
  • Custom printed tickets

All costs based on date, time and availability. All costs customized and based on client needs.

Contact April Kovac or call at 916-446-2333*201 for more information


Have your birthday party with us at the Esquire IMAX Theatre and be a shining star!

Birthday Packages include:

  • IMAX Birthday Party Invitations
  • Admission to an IMAX film for each child
  • Kiddie Combo Pack for each child (small soda, small popcorn, small candy)
  • Party Room for 1½ hours either before or after the film
  • Birthday Star receives a movie poster (if available)

Parents provide: Tablecloth, Plates, Utensils, Napkins, Cups, Birthday Cake, Candles, Matches and Decorations (no confetti or silly string. Any additional food or refreshments you wish.


  • IMAX Documentary Package (first 10 people)
  • Additional Children - $13
  • Adults - $8 (does not include concessions)


  • IMAX Special Engagement Package (first 10 people)
  • Additional Children - $18
  • Additional Adults - $13

For more information or to book your party, contact April Kovac or call 916-446-2333*201