West Coast's Largest Full-Service Auction House

Theater Rental

Our spectacular Art Deco auditorium
Our spectacular Art Deco auditorium

Michaan's Auctions offers its beautiful, luxurious facility as the perfect location for events such as corporate meetings, seminars, sales presentations, weddings and private film screenings on a private rental basis. The theater was recently created by transforming the former Alameda Naval Air Station movie house into an opulent yet highly comfortable, multi-purpose meeting and event venue.

Please call Allen Michaan at (510) 740-0220 ext. 103 or email us at for rate information and theater availability.

Theater Features :

  • 420 luxurious rocking chair loge seats
  • 35mm & 16mm film projection, Dolby stereo sound system
  • Digital projection of computer or DVD
  • 2 private viewing rooms in balcony
  • Handicapped accessibility
  • Catering services available
  • Huge theater size projection screen
  • Top of the line public address system
  • Upper & lower lobby reception areas
  • Easy loading for display setup
  • Balcony seating available
  • Unlimited free parking in our two parking lots & on the surrounding street
  • Truck parking provided
  • Small stage available
  • Podium with speakers & microphone
  • Fully heated & air conditioned
Upstairs Egyptian Room Lobby
Upstairs Egyptian Room Lobby
Projection Room
Theater Projection Room

Location

Michaan's Auctions Theater
2700 Saratoga Street
Alameda, CA 94501

Directions

Please use the directions provided below as we have found Internet mapping resources are incorrect.

From San Francisco North
  1. Take Hwy 80 to 880 South (San Jose/Alameda).
  2. Take Exit 42 toward Broadway - Alameda.
  3. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto 5th Street.
  4. Proceed down 5th Street to Broadway.
  5. Cross Broadway and enter Webster Tube to Alameda.
  6. Proceed through Webster Tube and stay in right lane.
  7. Upon exiting the Tube, take the "Willie Stargell Ave." exit on the right, at the first traffic light.
  8. Continue straight through the second traffic light on Willie Stargell Ave. and turn right at Main Street (at the third traffic light).
  9. Follow Main until it ends at the Main St. entry Gate.
  10. Enter through the gate, veering to the left onto 3rd Street and then a slight right onto Saratoga Street. The theater is at the end of the first block, on your left, at 2700 Saratoga Street.
From Sacramento
  1. Merge onto I-80 W
  2. Take 880 South (San Jose/ Alameda)
  3. Take Exit 42 toward Broadway - Alameda.
  4. Turn right at the first traffic light, onto 5th Street.
  5. Proceed down 5th Street to Broadway.
  6. Cross Broadway and enter Webster Tube to Alameda.
  7. Proceed through Webster Tube and stay in right lane.
  8. Upon exiting the Tube, take the "Willie Stargell Ave. " exit on the right, at the first traffic light.
  9. Continue straight through the second traffic light on Willie Stargell Ave. and turn right at Main Street (at the third traffic light).
  10. Follow Main until it ends at the Main St. entry Gate.
  11. Enter through the gate, veering to the left onto 3rd Street and then a slight right onto Saratoga Street. The theater is at the end of the first block, on your left, at 2700 Saratoga Street.
From South Bay
  1. Take Hwy 880N.
  2. Take Exit 41B toward Broadway - Downtown.
  3. Turn right at Broadway.
  4. Turn right at 7th St.
  5. Turn right at Webster.
  6. Enter Webster Tube to Alameda and stay in right lane.
  7. Proceed through Webster Tube and stay in right lane.
  8. Upon exiting the Tube, take the "Willie Stargell Ave. " exit on the right, at the first traffic light.
  9. Continue straight through the second traffic light on Willie Stargell Ave. and turn right at Main Street (at the third traffic light).
  10. Follow Main until it ends at the Main St. entry Gate.
  11. Enter through the gate, veering to the left onto 3rd Street and then a slight right onto Saratoga Street. The theater is at the end of the first block, on your left, at 2700 Saratoga Street.
From Caldecott Tunnel
  1. Take Hwy 24 towards Oakland.
  2. Continue on to Interstate 980, west.
  3. Take exit 1C for 12th Street.
  4. Proceed straight and turn left on 5th Street.
  5. Cross Broadway and enter Webster Tube to Alameda and stay in right lane.
  6. Proceed through Webster Tube and stay in right lane.
  7. Upon exiting the Tube, take the "Willie Stargell Ave. " exit on the right, at the first traffic light.
  8. Continue straight through the second traffic light on Willie Stargell Ave. and turn right at Main Street (at the third traffic light).
  9. Follow Main until it ends at the Main St. entry Gate.
  10. Enter through the gate, veering to the left onto 3rd Street and then a slight right onto Saratoga Street. The theater is at the end of the first block, on your left, at 2700 Saratoga Street.
By ferry from San Francisco or Oakland
  1. Take the Alameda/Oakland Ferry from Pier 41, the Ferry Building in San Francisco or Jack London Square in Oakland. Schedule available here.
  2. From the Alameda Ferry Dock, walk west 0.2 miles on Main Street.
  3. Enter through the gate, staying to the left onto Saratoga Street.
  4. The Michaan's Auctions campus will be the group of buildings up ahead on your left.
  5. Enter through the gate, veering to the left onto 3rd Street and then a slight right onto Saratoga Street. The theater is at the end of the first block, on your left, at 2700 Saratoga Street.
Public Transportation Links
BART
AC Transit - Route 96
Ferry - SF and Oakland to Alameda