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10 weekend events happening around Sacramento

From daytime adventures to nightlife, here's what Sacramento's got planned for your weekend.

SACRAMENTO, Calif — Hey! Do you like art festivals, vegan brunch, maybe even a Mermaid Convention? If so, that just shows how there's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California.

The springtime weather is starting to heat up, and this weekend's weather will be reaching the low 90s with a light breeze. Gather up some friends, maybe family members, or even go solo but head outside and enjoy some of these weekend events! 

2022 Sacramento Asian Pacific Film Festival

An annual celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander voices and stories in film and new media. This year’s festival themes explore Black and Asian solidarity, culture and belonging, food and family, and justice and courage.

The Nextdoor 100 Block Party Sacramento

A free celebration of neighbors across America! ABC10's Mark S. Allen will be emceeing and there will be local vendors, food, entertainment, music, special guests from the community and much more.

  • 1 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sunday, May 22
  • Located at 1050 20th St., Sacramento
  • Organized by Nextdoor
  • More information about this event HERE.

We're excited to share Cedric The Entertainer, Brandi Chastain, Meaghan Murphy, Maribel Perez Wadsworth, John Hope...

Posted by Nextdoor on Thursday, April 14, 2022

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Sacramento Bacon Fest Cocktail Competition

This event marks the end of the Sacramento Bacon food festival and features samples of each competitor's cocktail and a vote to crown the winner of the people's choice, bacon-inspired small bites and drink specials. 

  • 12 p.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, May 21
  • Located at BAWK by Urban Roots (1409 R St #102, Sacramento)
  • Organized by Urban Roots Brewing and The Roost
  • More information about this event HERE.

Bacon and Booze! The Roost is hosting this years Sacramento Bacon Fest Cocktail Competition, Saturday, May 21st at 2pm....

Posted by Sacramento Bacon Fest on Monday, May 16, 2022

The California Mermaid Convention

A three-day mermaid extravaganza featuring everything from swim play, to costuming, shopping and entertainment. The convention also has meetings, workshops, vendors, plus mermaids from Sacramento's very own Dive Bar!

Here we go! Can't wait to see you all this weekend 💙🌊🐚 . . Please note that our very small team will be running events...

Posted by The California Mermaid Convention on Friday, May 20, 2022

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Rocklin Community Festival

There will be free live entertainment every day, a food court, beer and wine garden, and the “Midway of Fun” carnival, which includes rides for kids of all ages, as well as business and craft vendors.

Downtown Auburn Summer Fest

This is a family-friendly, free community event featuring food, fun, and games. There are also activities like dunking the Police Chief and City Manager in a dunk tank, a waterplay area, a fashion show, live art, and more. 

  • 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. Saturday, May 21
  • Located at Downtown Auburn (1583 Lincoln Way, Auburn)
  • Organized by the Downtown Auburn Business Association
  • More information about this event HERE.

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2nd Annual Malcolm X Festival

A free community event with live music, vendors, awards, slam poetry contests and more. This event pays homage to Malcolm X for his vision of self-determination and dedication to the community.

  • 12 p.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday, May 22
  • Located at 1913 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento
  • Organized by community activist Berry Accius and his daughter Ade'jah Accius
  • More information about this event HERE.
Posted by Berry Accius on Thursday, May 19, 2022

Multicultural Arts Festival

Theme: Beauty in Diversity. The Tahoe Elementary Art Docent Program is collaborating with Wide Open Walls, inviting those to watch local and global artists painting murals on several campus walls as well as multicultural performances, vendors, food and drinks, and activities.

  • 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday, May 21, and Sunday, May 22
  • Located at Tahoe Elementary School (3110 60th St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Tahoe Elementary PTA and Wide Open Walls
  • More information about this event HERE.  

Additional sponsors have joined in!! This support for Tahoe Elementary’s first-ever Multicultural Arts Festival and...

Posted by Tahoe Elementary PTA on Tuesday, May 10, 2022

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Fly Market

Over 90 vendors selling everything from vintage fashion, rare sneakers, hype fashion, local brands, arts and crafts, home goods, food, desserts and snacks, and more. A free event for everyone of all ages so bring friends, family, even your pet.

  • 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, May 22
  • Located at Diamond Autosport (912 Enterprise Dr., Sacramento) 
  • Organized by Fly Market By FVME
  • More information about this event HERE.

Folsom VYBE Music Festival

An all-day festival of rock music featuring a lineup of artists like Colony House, Switchfoot, and Sacramento’s own Red Voodoo. There will also be food, drinks, vendors, and sunshine.

  • 12 p.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, May 21
  • Located at The Field at Lakeside Commons (Oak Ave Pkwy & E Bidwell St., Folsom)
  • Organized by ST Productions
  • More information about this event HERE
Folsom VYPE Music Festival - May 21st

ONE WEEK AWAY! Switchfoot is coming to Folsom NEXT SATURDAY, May 21st! We’ve been stoked about this show since it was announced in December and we are FINALLY just one week away. Tickets are still available, use promo code “choosefolsom” for $10 off at checkout. See you at the show! BUY TICKETS: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/204693773587 MORE INFO: https://stproductions.events/folsom-vybe-festival Thank you to our wonderful sponsors: Skips Music Inc Hyper Pixel Fellow Wines of Clarksburg Elk Grove Dodge Chrysler Jeep Ram Lake Natoma Inn Twin Lakes Food Bank Choose Folsom Code Ninjas

Posted by ST Productions Live on Thursday, May 5, 2022

Afro Soca Love: Sacramento Black Owned Marketplace + Afterparty

A free community event featuring local black owned businesses, food vendors, photobooths, fashion, giveaways, and good vibes. There will also be a 21+ afterparty with DJs playing all the best soca, afrobeats, reggaeton, salsa, hip hop and R&B music.

  • 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Saturday, May 21
  • Located at 1913 Del Paso Blvd., Sacramento
  • Organized by Afro Soca Love
  • More information about this event HERE

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Vegan Brunch Party

There will be brunch-themed menu items, a mimosa bar, live art paintings, free yoga, and free health and nutrition counseling. 

  • 12 p.m. – 4 p.m. Sunday, May 22
  • Located at El Papagayo (5804 Marconi Ave., Carmichael)
  • Organized by Sac Vegan Pop-Ups
  • More information about this event HERE.

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