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 »

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 »