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 »

St. Hope Elite Hoop Classic is Back in Sac

The 14th Annual St. Hope Elite Hoop Classic is back in Sacramento December 19-23. The nationally recognized boy's high school basketball tournament welcomes 32 of California's powerhouse basketball programs from Northern and Southern California. Many of the players participating in the tournament are committed to top tier... Read more »

Three Unique Sacramento Holiday Events you Won't Want to Miss

What do hockey games, giant silk lanterns, ice slides, and Mark Twain have in common? They all make an appearance in Sacramento this holiday season, creating an exciting and mesmerizing winter experience for all.  Theater of Lights. Sacramento’s historic landmark and state park, Old Sacramento, goes all out for the holidays. The... Read more »