Events

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With Summer in full swing, many families are looking to plan activities to entertain their kids and to spend some quality time. However, economic times are tough, which means a big family trip to Disney Land may not be in the cards. Instead of traveling, why not have a staycation and spend some time locally at William Land Park in Sacramento? Here's our updated guide with everything you need to know about this local gem

About William Land Park

William Land Regional Park, most often just referred to as “Land Park”, sits on 160 acres in Sacramento, located between Interstate 5 and State Route 160.  Land Park is named after its donor, William Land, who left behind $250,000 for Sacramento “to purchase a public park within a suitable distance of

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Looks like it's going to be another successful Sacramento Music Festival this Memorial Day long weekend.

With artists like Big Bad Voodoo, Lee Rocker from the Stray Cats and Pablo Cruise, advance ticket sales are up 4% from last year's event.

Last year's event in Old Sacramento drew some 22,000 music fans, which was up a bit from 2014, so organizers are hoping to see more than 23,000 fans this year, which is still a far cry from the festival's glory days of the 1990s, when it drew more than 100,000 people for what was then the Sacramento Jazz Jubilee.

This year's event promises 100 unique performances, street dancing, animated parades, instruments booming, and great food and drink in an energetic atmosphere that will carry over four days (Friday,

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ringling-bros-sacramentoDon’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento this September. This month, the circus comes to town, in addition to music festivals and beer crawls in Old Sacramento.

Gold Rush Beer Crawl (Gold Rush Days)

September 4th, 2015 6:00pm-midnight
Old Sacramento, Sacramento, CA
Tickets: 21+ only. Tickets $10

Take a step back in time and celebrate Sacramento's rich heritage by attending the Gold Rush Beer Crawl on Labor Day weekend. This event which takes places in historic Old Sacramento is part of the Gold Rush Days festivities. For $10 participants get craft beer samples (6-9 oz pours) at one of many Old Sac bars including the River City Saloon, Vega's Underground, O'Mallys Irish Pub, and Fanny Ann's Saloon.

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Don’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento this July. From concerts to festivals, there will be lots going on for the entire family.

International Celebration

July 15, 2015 11 am - 3 pm
Fairytale Town, Sacramento, CA
GA: $5.50; Children under 1: Free

The Mother Goose Stage at Fairytale Town comes alive for one day of international celebration. The day's live entertainment includes a showcase of dance from all over the world. See Highland dance, Chinese Lion dance, Polynesian dance and more. For a full schedule of performers visit their website.

California State Fair 2015

July 10 thru July 26, 2015
Cal Expo, Sacramento, CA
Daily Admission: GA: $10-$12; Youth $6-$8; Senior: $8-$10; Children under 4:

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sacramento-eventsDon’t miss your chance to be a part of these events happening throughout Sacramento for the month of May. Enjoy them on your own, with a friend or with the whole family. Sacramento opens up and provides a lot of great ways to get out there and have a great time.

May is Bike Month Morning Kick Off Event

When: May 1 - 7am to 9am
Where: Capitol Rose Garden
15th Street & Capitol
Admission is free for all

Come out and enjoy the sunshine and great times with people from the area. Complete with free coffee and pastries, this event is set to provide everyone with a cleaner, greener and brighter future ahead. Promoting the use of bikes, instead of vehicles and making today’s world a better, cleaner place to live in. Log your bike miles throughout the month

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sacramento-eventsLooking for fun events coming to the greater Sacramento area this April? Look no further, here are a handful events you should mark your calendar for.

Friday Night’s at Revolution Wines

Every Friday night from February 27, 2015 to January 27, 2017
Time: 5 to 10 PM
Reservations are welcome, and you can call ahead to find out what is being served.

Start your weekend off right with a wine tasting, and pairing with a delicious meal that is different each and every Friday that you show up. Each month is a different seasonal dish and wine, all for just $15 per person.

15th Annual “Passport to a Cure” Diabetes Gala

The afternoon of April 16, 2015
To buy tickets, get additional information or sponsor tables, contact the foundation at 916-920-0790,

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valentines-day-sacramentoTaking your valentine out can be something that you’re dreading. Not because you’re worried about spending time with them, but where is the right place to bring that date of yours? What are they going to like? What can make things go as smoothly as possible and allow you to relax, unwind and enjoy the time you have together? Here are some of the best Sacramento restaurants & Valentine's Day events that might just get you a kiss at the end of your night.

Valentine on a Train

February 15 at 2:00 PM
Reserve online or by calling (800) 866-1690

This special event was brought to you for the fellas. It shouldn’t be all about the ladies, and even so, they can enjoy this occasion. Go on a three hour, scenic train ride offering beer tasting throughout the

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sacramento-events-in-januaryThe New Year brings new opportunities as well as some annual favorites. This January there's a lot going on in Sacramento to entertain you including some delicious eats, rockets, and the Harlem Globetrotters. Here are our top 5 picks for Sacramento events in January.

Dine Downtown Restaurant Week

January 15 to January 24, 2015
Various restaurants in the strip downtown
$31/person 

If you’d like a taste of the big city of Sacramento, this is where the chefs of the area come together to showcase their delicious treats. With many restaurants that are just started and many that have been established for quite some time, this is a day full of tasting and fun. Some of the over 25 restaurants serving up special menus will include Il Fornaio, Downtown &

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Last month we covered the best things to do in Sacramento during the winter. This month, we cover all the best Sacramento New Years Eve events. As the year winds down, and the new one is upon us, there are many way to celebrate. If you're looking to ring in 2015 with family and friends, read on.

New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular

December 31, 2014
In Old Sacramento
Admission: FREE

Now in its 14th year, New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular marks the ending of an old year with a bang. This is a free event for residents to enjoy an impressive display of lights and fireworks along the historic waterfront along Old Sacramento. Sound effects with the light show will be a feast for the all of the senses. The first show is at 6:30, with shows at 9:00pm and at midnight.

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Macys-Theatre-of-LightsWhen: Every Wed-Sat from November 26th through December 31st
Where: Old Sacramento on K Street between Front and 2nd Streets
Admission: FREE

Every year in December, beautiful lights welcome those who visit downtown Sac. Macy's Theatre of Lights is a free event put on by the Old Sacramento Business Association.  During this annual event, downtown lights up with specialty designs, festive blinking lights and creative facades. Everywhere you look from the street to the windows, there will be lights are on display in Old Sacramento for your viewing pleasure.

Bring the entire family, and find out the true meaning of the holiday spirit.  Stories are told throughout the entire block, as you walk down and admire the festive displays. With Mark Twain narrating

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