The New Year in Sacramento

There’s never been a better time to visit America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital If you’ve been anywhere near Sacramento lately, you know California’s capital city is in the midst of an exciting transformation. From our new Golden 1 Center arena to delicious restaurants, craft beer and an explosive public art scene, there’s never been a... Read more »

Sacramento’s Hometown Tourists Visit Global Winter Wonderland at Cal Expo

Are you looking for an amazing backdrop to your family’s holiday photos? Have you heard about Global Winter Wonderland at Cal Expo?   It’s a relatively new Sacramento tradition, appearing here for the past three years or so.  Global Winter Wonderland typically opens Thanksgiving Weekend and runs through the weekend after New... Read more »

Experience Sacramento's Farm-to-Fork Legends of Wine

The sun was beaming through Tower Bridge, setting its already-golden hue fully aflame as we approached the west steps of the State Capitol for the Legends of Wine tasting event, part of what makes Sacramento America's Farm-to-Fork Capital. A light breeze twirled a tendril of my hair as I turned toward the venue, catching sight... 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 »

Sacramento Gold Rush Days kicks off Labor Day Weekend

Visit Old Sacramento this Labor Day Weekend for one of the best family-friendly events of the year – Gold Rush Days. This four-day festival kicks off Sept. 2, 2016, and turns historic Old Sacramento into a scene straight out of the 1850s, with costumed reenactors, gold panning, great food and live music. Dirt will cover... Read more »

Sacramento Mural Festival Features Artists Painting the Town

For one week starting Aug. 20, 2016, artists will be taking to the streets of Sacramento to paint murals that will enhance the already-vibrant public art presence in the city in the inaugural Sacramento Mural Festival. More than a dozen murals will be created by artists from Sacramento and around the world. Artists include Add... Read more »

Sacramento Farm-to-Fork Legends of Wine Returns for 2016, Moves to Friday Night

Sacramento's Farm-to-Fork Celebration in September is one of the most anticipated times of the year, and the Legends of Wine evening at the State Capitol is a highlight for many. New for 2016, the popular wine-tasting event will move to Friday night, Sept. 16. The event will, however, be the same popular combination of local... 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 »

5 Sacramento Summer Coffees to Cool You Off

Sacramento is quickly becoming known for its coffee culture, and while most typically think of coffee as hot, Sacramento coffee bars also serve a host of summer coffees to take the edge off a warm summer day and give that afternoon pick-me-up we all need from time to time. The four coffees and one tea listed here are just... 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 »