Here we are, heading into a long weekend! Looking for activities to pass the time? There are plenty of Sacramento events happening this weekend, all around town. Check out our list below, or see even more in our Holiday Event section.
Food, Music, & Art Galore!
Chalk It Up! to Sacramento Festival
Enjoy three full days of fun, family friendly outdoor activities. This event will feature live musical performances, art, and great food.
One Love, One Heart Reggae Music Festival
Rio Ramaza Marina & Event Park
Experience a multicultural collection of world music, dance, and cuisine.
6th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival
Cesar Chavez Plaza
This Festival hosts four music events in one weekend as well as dancers, a Selena singing contest, and an abundance of Tex-Mex food.
Celebrate History & Heritage
Gold Rush Days
Fri 9am-4pm; Sat & Sun 11am-7pm; Mon 11am-6pm
Transport yourself back to the days of gold and glory. This event will feature gold panning, period artifacts, storytelling, horse-drawn carriages, and much more!
Sacramento Greek Festival
Sacramento Convention Center
Enjoy a culturally rich weekend filled with plenty of Greek food, Greek dancing, and much more.
African Cultural Festival
William Land Park
Sat & Sun 9am-6pm
Travel across the globe and immerse yourself in African culture without ever leaving Sacramento.
Midtown – 20th & K Streets
Fri 8pm; Sat 10pm-2am;
Raise money for charities that have a significant importance to the lesbian and gay community and enjoy a celebration of pride.
The 2nd Annual Show N’ Shine Car Show
This event will include a car show, live DJ, free kids crafts, a rock wall, dancers, raffles, and much more.
Sacramento Horseman’s Club
Enjoy a day of BBQ, raffles, a rodeo-inspired equestrian show, and more!
Unique Family-Friendly Entertainment
Pop-Up Cinema: The Wizard of Oz
Fri 7pm & 10pm
Celebrate the completion of the Yellow Brick Road play set with two screenings of the beloved family classic.
The Bone Zone Grand Opening Weekend
Bring the whole family to learn about skulls, bodies, and health, all in a fun and exciting way with this new exhibit!
Sacramento Anime Convention
Woodlake Hotel Sacramento
Fri & Sat 10am-2am;
SacAnime is the Anime convention where fans come to play, providing the Japanese-influenced pop culture for fun for the entire family.
After Hours Activities
Dirty Kitty 6: Summer Finale
The Park Ultra Lounge
The Park will be shining through with a black light party featuring DJ’s Eddie Edul and Peeti-V on the turntables.
MiX LDW2012: Donald Glaude
Come out and see one of the heroes of the West Coast house music scene, Donald Glaude perform live.
Sacramento Free Day of Yoga
Sacramento Yoga Studios
Mon, times vary
All day long, participating studios in the Sacramento area will be offering free classes as an opportunity for people of every age and fitness level to try yoga for the first time.
Free Treat Monday
Unleashed by Petco – Elk Grove
Bring your pets and celebrate Labor Day by getting them free treats just for stopping by!
Little Buckaroos Day
Crocker Art Museum
Families will have a yee-haw time in celebration of Sacramento’s annual Gold Rush Days. The West will be wild with wiggles and giggles at this event!
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