SACRAMENTO COUNTY, Calif. — If you think Ferris wheel rides, Fathers Day cookouts, or reptilian expos sound fun, that goes to show there's something for everyone this weekend in Northern California.
The weather this weekend will be cooling down, reaching highs in the upper 70s and mid-80s with a slight breeze, so gather up some friends, maybe family members, or even go solo but head out and enjoy the start of summer.
Whether you'd like to go out, stay in, or a bit of both, here are some events for your weekend!
The Ferris wheel will be spinning and the deep-frying oil will be sizzling as Solano County’s County Fair returns after a two-year hiatus! “Bales of Fun” is the theme and there will be carnival rides, fair food, live entertainment, and lots of livestock.
This is Front Street Animal Shelter's 3rd annual Brewfest, featuring food trucks, 40+ regional breweries, live music from local DJs, mini-golf, cars, and access to the shelter to see pets up for adoption!
An exclusive showcase of Sacramento artistry, Elysium Live will feature musical acts, comedians, local vendors, a fashion show, and all the best music and art! This is also the closing celebration for the Wide Open Walls mural festival.
The V101.1 Summer Jam is back and better than ever! There will be live performances by Nelly, Blackstreet, Ginuwine, The Ying Yang Twins, Baby Bash, and more.
Come and discover thousands of interesting and scaley reptiles, amphibians, arachnids, isopods, supplies, and more!
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Fathers Day Events
Bring your pops for a free ride (with paid museum admission) in one of the many cars and enjoy all of Sacramento's car culture!
Bring a lawn chair, bring your father or father figure, and come enjoy the summer Pops In the Park concert series featuring local talent, local art, local food and drink vendors, and fun!
Celebrate your awesome dad or father figure at Old Sugar Mill! There will be free admission, food trucks on-site, wine tastings, and live performances!
Thank your dad for being awesome and bringing him to this Ribfest, filled with live music, ribs, games, ribs, and more ribs! There will be a rib cookoff as well as a car show featuring all the hottest hotrods!
Time to bust out the fedoras and the patent leather shoes because it's time to celebrate your father or father figure right. Come to Our Place Event Space and Kitchen's courtyard and enjoy drinks, food, games, and hand-rolled Cuban cigars.
- 12:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Saturday, June 18
- Located at Our Place Event Space & Kitchen (1107 Firehouse Alley, Sacramento)
- Organized by Our Place Event Space & Kitchen
- More information about this event HERE.
Downtown Common's main plaza will be filled with live music, poetry, dancing, and more to celebrate Juneteenth. This will also feature local artists including artwork displays, R&B and Hip Hop, local DJs, spoken word performances, and African dance.
Celebrate Juneteenth in Stockton and enjoy live performances, food, vendors, poetry, history, a fashion show, and much more. This is a time to remember and celebrate black excellence from the past, present, and future in our community.
On Saturday, Last Supper Society will be bringing 3 Bravo Top Chef alums to the city of Sacramento for "The Black Supper" to explore food from the past, present, and future with an 8-course meal with curated wine pairings, live jazz, a panel discussion, and an afterparty. On Sunday, there will be a Cookout featuring black-owned restaurants and vendors, so bring your friends and family, pull up, and fix yourself a plate!
A day filled with family fun, games, and food to celebrate Juneteenth! There will be local vendors, local entertainment, and history to be made.
The 2nd annual Juneteenth Block Party will be filled with art, music, food, and entertainment. There will also be live music and entertainment on the main stage, opportunities to support local black-owned street vendors and enjoy a variety of cultural food, and a kids zone for active kids and interactive activities!
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