Fun Things To Do This Father’s Day Weekend

KONICA MINOLTA DIGITAL CAMERAFather’s Day is this Sunday. Still looking for ways to celebrate and thank the special men in your life? Ditch the socks and make lasting memories! has curated a variety of local dad-friendly outings in the region to help you make this weekend one to remember.

Venure Out with Your Pops:
2014 Cajun and Blues Festival

Delta Boat Storage (Isleton); Sat & Sun 10am-7pm
Head down to Isleton and hear Cajun, blues, zydeco, twang and rock n’ roll music. You can also chow down on delicious Bayou cuisine and see classic cars down in the Delta.

Superheroes 5K
Capitol Mall Greens; Sun 8:05am
You’ve always knew your pop had superpowers. Let him show them off this Sunday at this caped crusader-themed race through downtown Sacramento.

Sacramento River Cats vs. Iowa Cubs
Raley Field; Sun 1:05pm
Have a Sunday Funday at the ballpark! Before the game, get a player’s autograph and checkout Dreams and Drivers sweet rides. After the game, kids (and their dads) can run the bases.

Take a Ride with Dad:
Father’s Day Weekend Diesel Days
CA State Railroad Museum; Sat & Sun 11am-5pm

View rarely seen Southern Pacific road switchers and hop on diesel locomotives all weekend long for this special Diesel Day.

Classic Car Rides
California Auto Museum; Sun 11am-3pm
Daddios can enjoy free admission to the museum, take a ride in classics and inspect what’s under the hood of exhibit cars this special Sunday.

Hornblower’s Father’s Day River Cruise
L Street Dock; Sun Noon, 1:30pm, 3pm & 4:30pm
Get on board the Capitol Hornblower and spend some quality time on the Sacramento River with a dad this Father’s Day.

Feast with a Father:
BBQ & Brews Summer Series Kick-Off
Mama Kim Eats; Fri 5pm-10pm
Celebrate Father’s Day early! Chef Brad and crew will be throwing down the love with BBQ oysters, wild salmon tacos, baby back ribs, smoked brisket, finger lickin’ chicken, and much more goodness for dads to chew on!

Father’s Day Brunch
Hyatt Regency Sacramento; Sun 11am-2pm
Fathers can feast on breakfast selections, a seafood display, artisan salumi and cheeses and more in downtown.

For even more ways to celebrate dad, visit the’s Holiday Events page.

*This blog post was written by’s Content & Social Media Coordinator, Jamila B. Khan.


Sac365 Top 10: Sneak Peek for the Week of April 14, 2014

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Crocker Art Museum
April 17
Thurs 5pm-9pm
Back by popular demand, area youths will take over the Crocker this spring break.

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Southside Park
April 19
Sat 11am-4pm
Learn how to be a better steward of the planet at this community event.

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A few highlights:
Spring Eggstravaganza
Fairytale Town; Sat & Sun 11am-3pm
Easter Brunch
Hyatt Regency; Sun 9:30am-3pm
Hornblower’s Easter Cruises
L Street Dock; Sun Noon, 1:30pm & 3pm


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