Quick Guide to the 2015 Amgen Tour of California

The 2015 Amgen Tour of California is celebrating its 10th anniversary with an overall start in Sacramento on Mother's Day. The race is free to attend, so come on down and experience America's Greatest Race. The riders will be competing on a 126.2-mile course along the Sacramento River and through Solano County, but starting and... Read more »

Official Amgen Tour of California 10th Anniversary Celebration & Rider Introductions

AMGEN TOUR OF CALIFORNIA 10TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION & OFFICIAL RIDER INTRODUCTIONS State Capitol West Steps Friday, May 8 / 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Amgen Tour of California, the Sacramento Sports Commission and Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau decided to take a new approach to the... Read more »

Quick Guide to the Bassmaster Elites Bass Fishing Tournament in Sacramento

Bassmaster Elites Bass Fishing Tournament in Sacramento April 30 - May 3 Discovery Park, 1000 Garden Highway The Competition: The Bassmaster Elite Series, a nine-tournament event, is the premier fishing tournament series in the world. More than 100 professional anglers will compete over four days for a $100,000 top prize.... Read more »

Come to Sacramento's Largest Office Party -- Run a 5K, then Party on Capitol Mall

The inaugural Sacramento Corporate Run 3.1 gives companies a chance to go face to face on Capitol Mall after normal business hours.  It’s a company challenge meets networking event meets Sacramento’s largest office party. Not a runner? It’s cool -- you’re welcome to walk, especially after a grueling day at work. The walk/run is... Read more »

Volunteer for Sacramento Events with Sac Event Crew

Now is your chance to be a part of the most exciting events in Sacramento. Get a front-row seat to some of the most exciting events – from the Amgen Tour of California to farm-to-fork events, wine tastings and other community goings-on, volunteer with the Sac Event Crew to meet fun people and be a part of the events people talk... Read more »

What to do in Sacramento if You Only Have a Day

Sacramento receives its fair share of one-day visitors. Some are here on business, some are driving through on route to somewhere else, some are just taking a day trip to the State Capital. Some are not even visiting but hosting a day trip for a good friend or family member in town. Ask anyone and I'm sure they have a different... Read more »

Nothing Happening in Sacramento

I get this question a lot…Question: What is going on in Sacramento this weekend?Answer: This question is so general and there are so many factors to consider before answering. Are you traveling with children and looking for Sacramento family events? Are you here on business and looking for a quiet evening out to unwind? What... Read more »

Your Sacramento Questions Answered Here

As an Information Specialist at the Sacramento Convention & Visitors Bureau, I receive a number of the general questions directed to our office (along with my co-worker Nadine; there are also Information Specialists at our Visitor Center in Old Sacramento). What hotels are closest to the Sacramento Convention Center? Are there... Read more »