Unique Venue in Sacramento That Changes Before Your Eyes: The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred

Sacramento offers unique meeting spaces in all shapes and sizes tucked away in places that might surprise you. Here's the latest in a series of atypical venues for that offsite meeting or VIP reception. The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred The Center at Twenty-Three Hundred is a state-of-the-art multipurpose venue. Its versatility... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Explore the Hawaiian Chieftain

Ahoy, matey! When you tour the tall ship Hawaiian Chieftain, you suddenly want to talk like a pirate. She was berthed on the river in Old Sacramento from October 22 through December 8 for her annual visit to our city. The day we went on board for our latest adventure was cold and rainy. So that added a bit of mystery to... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit a Pumpkin Patch

Every year at the end of September, I watch for the giant metal pumpkin to appear at the corner of Jackson Road and South Watt Avenue to let me know that Roemer Pumpkin Patch will open soon.  Aside from the fact that it’s not far out of town, I especially like that Roemer grows so many different varieties of pumpkins.  This... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Revisit the Governor's Mansion

The Governor's Mansion in Sacramento is a Victorian house with a lot of history in the heart of California's capital city. So, been there, done that, checked it off the list?  Think again. One of the greatest benefits of being a tourist in your own town is that you can go back to your favorite touristy venues again and again. ... Read more »

Sacramento's new Entertainment and Sports Center

Demolition has begun! Sacramento is building a new Entertainment and Sports Center (ESC) in downtown. Deemed an organizational priority by the SCVB for more than a decade, the SCVB believes that the new facility will greatly enhance and grow Sacramento’s convention and tourism industry. "In the meetings industry, convention... Read more »

Have a Meeting in a 1920s retail antique store: Antiquite Maison Privee is a Unique Sacramento Venue

Located in the historic Chatterton Building, this unique venue is an expression of times past. Keeping with a rich history as a 1920s retail antique store, it features an exclusive collection of furnishings, original paintings, photography, ceramics and other works of art. Antiquite also serves as an inviting event venue... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Visit the California State Fair

It's summer in Sacramento, and the California State Fair is happening now. You may have seen the TV commercials showing the mascots dancing and singing and advertising special discounts on items like spas and furniture. And the local news shows have sent anchors to the fair grounds to experience the sights and sample the food.... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Enjoy "Art of the Dumpster"

Dumpsters as art? Yes indeed. Anything you will find in a traditional painting or sculpture exhibit you will find through the end of August at the Art of the Dumpster exhibit at the corner of Power Inn Road and Cucuamonga Avenue (just off Highway 50 south of Folsom Boulevard) in Sacramento. Whimsy, allegory -- it’s all here. The... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Take an Architectural Walking Tour

Beaux Arts. Renaissance. Italianate. Greek. Baroque. Victorian. Do you know what these terms have in common? If you guessed architectural styles, you are correct. But I just learned that all of these architectural styles and more can be found within a five block area of downtown Sacramento. That is what we realized when Janet,... Read more »

Our Hometown Tourists Enjoy a Food Truck Event

Since we live in Sacramento, America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital, we are very fortunate to have amazing culinary events throughout the area. In addition to the amazing restaurants, farmers markets, and other activities, food trucks play a big role in Sacramento’s culinary scene.  And maybe you've seen 'em zipping around town:... Read more »