Explore the best of Sacramento this February!

To the delight of the greater Sacramento area community, participating local museums will offer free or half-priced admission during Sacramento Museum Day this Saturday! (Photo via Sacramento Museum Association.) From dance collaborations to free museum fun, start this month exploring the best of Sacramento! Take a look at all... Read more »

It's the Most Wonderful Time of the Year

The Nutcracker gets a modern twist with some help from the Natalia Johnson Conservatory of Dance. (Photo courtesy of The National Girls Self-Esteem Program.) 'Tis the season! Christmas is just days away and our region is offering a few last-minute ways for you and your family to get in the holiday spirit! If you are sticking... Read more »

Eight Ways to Spend the Holidays with your Kids, Sacramento Style

Sacramento may be light on snow at Christmastime, but the city isn't light on holiday traditions and celebrations. From Old Sacramento to Sutter's Fort, there are plenty of unique events to help you celebrate the holidays. Here are eight of our favorite Christmas-themed family events that are sure to put you in the holiday... Read more »

What You Need To Know About Bringing Your Family Out To Sacramento's Family Friendly Farm-to-Fork Festival

Fall is right around the corner here in America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, and September is a very busy time of year in Sacramento. It’s the marking of the end of the harvest for the nation’s largest producing agricultural region (there are 1.5 million acres of regional farmland and 8,000 acres of boutique farms within 90 miles of... 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 »

A Year of Food Festivals in and around Sacramento

As America's Farm-to-Fork Capital, the Sacramento region is bursting with food all year long. That's right, the area's diverse Mediterranean climate and naturally rich soil make for almost perfect conditions for growing and producing countless crops throughout the year. Naturally, we like to celebrate and share our bounty. The... Read more »

2016 Quick Guide to the USATF National Junior Olympic Championships

Since the mid-1960's, the USATF Junior Olympic Track & Field Championships has been the most visible youth athletic development program in the world. Many of today's Olympic stars began their track and field careers competing in the event. Come out and watch 7,500 of America's next generation of track and field stars compete at ... 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 »

The Best Things to do with Kids at the California State Fair in Sacramento

Each July as the weather heats up, so does the action at Sacramento's Cal Expo when the California State Fair gets under way. The Golden State's annual fair is July 8-24 this year, and it is one of the most anticipated events of the summer, not only for Sacramento residents, but for thousands of fair-goers from all over the... 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 »