Sacramento Events 2014 | Events & Festivals In Sacramento County

Posted by Rick Delgado on Tuesday, January 14th, 2014 at 2:25pm.

sacramento-eventsLooking for things to do in Sacramento County in 2014? Experience the best of Sacramento & area's cultural and entertainment scene, with our picks for our favorite Sacramento events. We kick off the near year with a selection of must dos in our beautiful city. Whether you're in town for a visit, or a local looking for the latest info on festivals & events in Sacramento County like Dine Downtown Restaurant Week, and the Orangevale County Music Festival, we've got you covered.

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Dine Downtown Restaurant Week 2014

January 8th-14th, 2014
Various locations around Downtown Sacramento
Admission: $31 per person
Event website

Enjoy a gourmet meal for a great cause. The hottest Chefs in Downtown Sacramento will be preparing unique 3-course menus for hungry foodies for $31 per person. Experience the best of what the Sacramento culinary scene has to offer with part proceeds benefitting the California Food Literacy Center. Some of the participating restaurants include The Firehouse Restaurant, Grange, Esquire Grill, Il Fornaio, and Chops Steak & Seafood Bar.

Sacramento Bacon Fest

January 19th-26th, 2014
Various locations around Sacramento
Admission: Various
Event Website

sacramento-bacon-festFor love of all things pork, the Sacramento Bacon Fest takes advantage of this delicious ingredient. Various restaurants around Sacramento will be featuring bacon inspired dishes and some not so convential bacon recipes like bacon themed desserts and drinks. The festival's main event however, is the highly anticipated chef's competition hosted by Mulvaney's Pig on the Corner. Some of this year's competitors include Mat Brown of Golden Bear, Adam Pechal of Tuli Bistro, Billy Zoellin of Bacon & Butter, and Brian Mizner of Hook & Ladder.

Sacramento Beer & Chili Festival

April 19th, 2014, 1:00pm-5:00pm
Freemont Park, Sacramento, CA
Admission: VIP:$65 (Includes t-shirt, swag bag); Full Access Tickets: $35-40 (Includes 5 oz beer tasting mug, 1 oz chili bowl); Kids 5 & Under: Free
Event website

You won't want to miss this spicy event. Regional breweries will be tasting their beers, and chefs will face off in an all-out chili battle royale. There is plenty of live entertainment and vendors as well a chili making competition judged by a panel of industry experts. Admission includes a tasting mug and a chili bowl for samples. This community event raises funds for arts programs for Sacramento regional schools.

Folsom Rhythm & Brews

June 14th, 2014 12:00pm-6:00pm
Palladop, Folsom, CA
Admission: Free
Event website

Treat dad to a night of blues and beer at the Folsom's Rhythm & Brews festival this Father's Day weekend. 6 bands will be playing on 2 stages featuring some of the most talented names in the industry. This year's lineup has yet to be released, but some of the big names at last year's festival included Curtis Salgado, Chris Cain, the David Landon Band, Buck Ford, and Mumbo Gumbo. Quench your thirst with over 40+ craft breweries on hand showcasing their brews, or find lots of family fun at the Kid Zone.

Strauss Festival of Elk Grove

strauss-festival-of-elk-groveJuly 24th-27th, 2014, 7:30pm-10:00pm
Elk Grove Regional Park, Elk Grove, CA
Admission: Free; Parking: $10
Event Website

The Strauss Festival celebrates famed Austrian composer Johann Strauss with a day of music and dance. Enjoy a beautifully choreographed live dance production set to a live orchestral soundtrack.

The venue on Strauss Island is a gorgeous natural backdrop in Elk Grove Regional Park. A feast for the eyes, and the ears.  Attracting over 20,000 every year, this is a haven for lovers of the arts from young to old alike.

Fair Oaks Chicken Festival

September 20th, 2014, 10:00am-6:00pm
Old Town Fair Oaks, Fair Oaks, CA
Admission: Various
Event website

15,000 people flock to Fair Oaks for this annual celebration of all things chicken. Festival highlights include an Old Fashioned Pancake Breakfast, the Great Chicken Contest, as well as food and drink specials at participating restaurants. The festival also has lots of children's activities at Rocky's Roost including live entertainment, carnival games, activity booths, vendors and more!

Orangevale Country Music Festival

September 28th, 2014 12:00pm-7:00pm
Orangevale Community Park, Orangevale, CA
Admission: TBD

The Orangevale Country Music Festival is a one day celebration of this beloved music genre. This family friendly event features an impressive lineup of country musicians performing on the grand stage. Past performers have included the likes of Steve Holy, Joel Crouse, and Bush Hawg. The festival also showcases local food, festival vendors and family activities. Don't forget to bring your cowboy hat!

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1 Response to "Sacramento Events 2014 | Events & Festivals In Sacramento County"

Jeanne Ghasitn wrote: Please send me the contact email or phone number for the Aftershock Festival. I am with the Sweet Tooth Unlimited and we would like to be a food vendor in the festival Jeanne Posted on Thursday, May 29th, 2014 at 1:47pm.

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