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 »

Your Race Day Guide to the 2016 Amgen Tour of California Finish in Sacramento

The 2016 Amgen Tour of California will celebrate its finale in Sacramento, California's capital, on Sunday, May 22. This is the 11th annual edition of the race and is free to attend, so come on down and experience America's Greatest Race. California’s capital has hosted the Amgen Tour of California eight times, including... Read more »

Five Reasons Meeting Planners Love Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium

Sacramento’s Memorial Auditorium opened in 1927 as a tribute to residents who gave their lives in service to our country and quickly became the most popular music and entertainment venue in town. Nearly 90 years later, one of Sacramento’s most-recognized buildings continues to be one of the best places to host an event. Here are... Read more »

Enjoy Area Wildlife at Sacramento's Effie Yeaw Nature Center

I picked the kids up from school recently and we headed straight for the Effie Yeaw Nature Center at Ancil Hoffman County Park in Carmichael, located just 11 miles from Downtown Sacramento.  With the exception of a $5 parking fee, access to the Nature Center is free and donations are encouraged.  We were pleasantly surprised to... Read more »

It’s Time for a Weekend Getaway to Sacramento

For those of you who live throughout California and beyond, Sacramento is the perfect weekend getaway. Our location makes us easily accessible. Our top-notch hotels, attractions and dining make us exciting. And our down-to-earth style makes us affordable. And it could not be a better time to visit Sacramento. If you have not... Read more »

Planning Your Visit to the California State Capitol -- Self-Guided Tour

The California State Capitol was completed in 1874, and since then, it has been an enduring and must-see Sacramento attraction. It is a living museum, dedicated to sharing California’s past and at the same time working to build California’s future. When you visit Sacramento, the Capitol should be on your list of attractions... Read more »

March Your Way to Fun Events This Week!

While baseball season is still a month away, you can pre-party with the River Cats for free this Sunday! (Photo by Flickr user Jerry Huddleston.) Along with 24 "extra" hours, we in Sacramento are lucky to have a plenty of fun-filled events to help us jump-start the month of March. Among other things, you can laugh with... Read more »

Sacramento 2016 Niello BMW Corporate Run brings the party to Capitol Mall

Mark your calendars for the second annual Niello BMW Corporate Run on Thursday, May 26, 2016. The party starts at 4 p.m. on Capitol Mall, the race begins at 6:30 and the after-party goes until 9. This year’s 3.1-mile course takes you on a brief scenic tour of downtown Sacramento, Old Sacramento, the waterfront and finishing on... Read more »

Explore Sacramento's Diverse Population, Past and Present, at the 18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day

Sacramento is one of the most ethnically diverse cities in the nation, and you can find out more about the different groups of people that historically have called Sacramento home at the 18th Annual Sacramento Museum Day on Saturday, Feb. 6, 2016.  Twenty-six area museums are opening their doors to the public for free (or half... Read more »

Sacramento Tourism Team Names 2015 Tourism Champions

As the Tourism team here in Sacramento, we know that tour companies count on the cooperation of our partners to make our destination an easy, memorable and affordable part of an itinerary. When we have a chance to show off Sacramento, we don’t want to squander the opportunity by providing anything less than the best. This means... Read more »