Ring in 2017 on New Year's Eve in Sacramento

Sacramento's annual New Years Eve Sky Spectacular is back to ring in 2017 with a family-friendly fireworks display in picturesque Old Sacramento at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31. This year's even will cater to locals and visitors alike with live music, food and drinks, games and an awe-inspiring fireworks show. “2016 has been such... Read more »

Quick Guide to 2016 Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Month

It's that time of year again - when Sacramento puts its lens on all things food with the annual Farm-to-Fork Celebration. Declared America's Farm-to-Fork Capital in 2012, Sacramento celebrates the incredible agricultural bounty that makes it home to such a large variety of fresh local food, and the myriad events in September... Read more »

Sacramento Gold Rush Days kicks off Labor Day Weekend

Visit Old Sacramento this Labor Day Weekend for one of the best family-friendly events of the year – Gold Rush Days. This four-day festival kicks off Sept. 2, 2016, and turns historic Old Sacramento into a scene straight out of the 1850s, with costumed reenactors, gold panning, great food and live music. Dirt will cover... Read more »

Sacramento Mural Festival Features Artists Painting the Town

For one week starting Aug. 20, 2016, artists will be taking to the streets of Sacramento to paint murals that will enhance the already-vibrant public art presence in the city in the inaugural Sacramento Mural Festival. More than a dozen murals will be created by artists from Sacramento and around the world. Artists include Add... Read more »

Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Legends of Wine Returns for 2016, Moves to Friday Night

Sacramento's Farm-to-Fork Celebration in September is one of the most anticipated times of the year, and the Legends of Wine evening at the State Capitol is a highlight for many. New for 2016, the popular wine-tasting event will move to Friday night, Sept. 16. The event will, however, be the same popular combination of local... Read more »

7 Times Pokemon Visited Sacramento

It's no secret that Pokemon Go is currently the biggest fad on smartphones, and while we here at Visit Sacramento aren't entirely sure what it's all about, we thought we'd go see if any of them are finding some of our favorite spots. Sutter's Fort This Sandshrew was so excited to visit the fort built by John Sutter in the... Read more »

5 Sacramento Summer Coffees to Cool You Off

Sacramento is quickly becoming known for its coffee culture, and while most typically think of coffee as hot, Sacramento coffee bars also serve a host of summer coffees to take the edge off a warm summer day and give that afternoon pick-me-up we all need from time to time. The four coffees and one tea listed here are just... Read more »

Grape Escape is Back to Headline Weekend of Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Events in June

Sacramento's most popular wine tasting event is back in 2016 as Grape Escape returns to Cesar Chavez Plaza June 4. The weekend begins with winemakers' dinners at some of Sacramento's most famous restaurants and wraps up with a farm-to-fork Sunday brunch on 13th Street between K and L streets with excellent food, Bloody Marys and... Read more »

Sacramento Company Offers Round-Trip Tours of Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

A new tour takes beer aficionados from Sacramento directly to Northern California’s most recognizable brewery – Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico. Alopex Eco Adventures is a local tour company that provides a personalized tour experience for small groups, with frequent travels around the region to places such as Yosemite... Read more »

Capitol Avenue to Become Deschutes Street Pub Nov. 14 in Sacramento

Capitol Avenue will be transformed into a two-block pub on Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 as Deschutes Brewery sets up shop with its traveling beer experience. A view of the traveling street pub in Denver earlier this year. Billed as “the ultimate craft beer block party,” the 402-foot custom bar will pour beers from 40 taps in Midtown... Read more »