SACRAMENTO, Calif. — If a chicken festival, a local creative market, or a jazz and R&B festival sounds fun to you, then it goes to show there's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California.
The weekend weather has cooled down just a bit, with temperatures in the mid-70s with a slight southwest breeze. Gather up some friends, maybe family members or even go solo, but here are some weekend events for your weekend.
A family event for all ages and salsa fans with a Mission Foods Salsa Tasting Bar, a beer garden with live music, and three stages of entertainment. Expect family carnival fun, salsa dancing lessons, a salsa contest, vendors and good food!
Come enjoy everything Mediterranean on this West Coast! There will be live music, dance lessons, Arabic and Greek food like lamb, gyros, falafels, hummus and pita bread, spanakopita, desserts, and much more.
- 11 a.m. – 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 17
- Located at Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church (3060 Jefferson Blvd., West Sacramento)
- Organized by Holy Virgin Mary Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church
- More information about this event HERE.
Bawk! Cluck on over to this festival to celebrate the history and chickens of Fair Oaks. There will be live music, a kids park, a food (feed) court with 10 food trucks, a wine and beer tent, craft and community vendor booths, a cornhole tournament, and even fashion show known as the Cluck N' Crow contest!
A two-day event filled with good music, friends, family, and community togetherness. Enjoy performances by MYA, Pleasure P, Bobby Valentino, Sol Development and many more, so bring a lawn chair, grab some food and drinks, and listen to the sounds of jazz and R&B!
This event will showcase over 600 classic cars along with cultural music and dance performances, merchandise vendors, community information booths, and family-oriented activities! Come and celebrate Sacramento's car and cruising culture.
There is something for everyone at the Lodi Grape Festival! Check out exhibits, entertainment, live music and bands, food, carnival rides and games, grape and commodity murals, beer and wine tasting and more.
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Get your brew on at this year's festival, a festival for all the craft beer and food lovers! There will be 60+ breweries to taste test, 12+ food trucks to eat from, a local vendor fair, and an Adult Fun Zone!
They said the show must go on and so it must! This is a free family-friendly event with two stages of live music, a food court with 10 vendors, a beer garden with local craft breweries, a kids zone, a Shakedown Street Craft market, and more!
A day all about literacy and education! There will be kid's fun and games, live music, face painting, clowns, food, storytelling time, authors, and more including areas to visit like Alphabet Alley, Creative Corner, Education Expressway, and Library Lane.
A celebration of Sacramento love and creatives connecting, so come out and support the hundreds of featured creatives, artists, entrepreneurs, and brands shaping culture locally and across the nation.
A free event with free resources like books, school supplies, COVID vaccinations, meals by Family Meal Sacramento and prepared by local restaurants, and live entertainment. There will be not one, but 12 Wide Open Walls artists live painting murals on the walls of Elder Creek Elementary School, so come enjoy the view and good vibes.
A fun and free family-friendly event filled with singing, dancing, and traditional Chinese instruments. There will be cultural demonstrations where you can learn more about calligraphy, paper lantern making, face painting, etc. There will also be crafts and souvenirs, food and drinks, mooncake tasting and more.
Everyone is welcome to come and receive blessings from Ratha Yatra, Jagannath, Balarama and Subhadra! Also, enjoy a heart-melting Kirtan and free vegetarian feast, live music, cultural dances, henna and face painting, and even help pull the Jagannath Chariot during the parade, which comes around Capitol Park.
- 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18
- Located at the California State Capitol Museum (1315 10th St., Sacramento)
- Organized by the International Society of Krishna Consciousness Sacramento
- More information about this event HERE.
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