EVENTS

Evolving from the California Gold Rush, Sacramento still has traces of its history in its incredible museums, restaurants and fun festivals. It witnesses nearly 7 million visitors because of the exciting Sacramento kids events being organized each year.

In case you need a break from the scorching summer heat of Sacramento, we’ve also compiled up a list of startling evening activities for you too. There are a lot of other amazing family fun activities that will make sure your family will have a great time.

Other than these, the Sacramento kids events are also a great fun and learning spot as they are focused with the kids in mind. Explore the numerous events, kids activities, family fun and musical theatre shows that you might just not want your kids to miss. Check the events per city and find out the best event for your kids. If you are an event organizer, you can also submit an event to us.

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UPCOMING EVENTS IN SACRAMENTO FOR KIDS

The city of Sacramento has lots to keep your family entertained. From summer camps to moonlight movies, it is the perfect outdoor destination. Just like always, this month too, we have a list of exciting events to visit in Sacramento with kids

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June 2018
"FAMILY FUN" EVENTS
15May
- 31Jul
Roseville Downtown Tuesday Nights
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Roseville
Event Detail

Roseville's FREE Exciting Street Fair is every Tuesday in May June and July. A Classic Car Cruise, Family entertainment. Kids Fun Zone, Beer and Margarita Garden, Live Bands, Street Entertainers and over 100 vendors weekly make this event a ton of fun. Come on out and join us!

01Jun
- 29Jun
Friday Moonlight Movies
See you Friday Night!
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Rancho Cordova
Event Detail

Our Summer Series has become as much a part of a Rancho Cordova summer as 100 degree weather. This is a series of “FREE Friday nights out” that will keep you happily entertained throughout the summer. ​Join us this summer as we take a trip around the world: 
  • June 1 Coco
  • June 8 Mama Mia
  • June 15 Mulan
  • June 22 Fantastic Beasts
  • June 29 Lion King

05Jun
- 08Aug
Cinemark Summer Movie Clubhouse
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Roseville
Event Detail

Cinemark Theatres offers a summer movie program for kids that includes ten weeks of popular G or PG movies for kids. The cost is $1 per person per movie at the door the morning of the program. A ten-week series punch card is available at the theatre box office or online at Cinemark.com for $5, while supplies last, at participating theatres. 

Time

Whole Day Event

09Jun
- 22Jun
Family Overnight Safaris
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Sacramento
Event Detail

June 9, 15, and 22 at 5:30pm. These fun-filled educational evenings will guide you through all that the nighttime Zoo has to offer. These camp-outs are designed for small groups and families of two or more people. This is a perfect opportunity to see animal behaviors you may not have seen before. Note: Dinner and breakfast are provided.

Admission:
General $65/person
Sacramento Zoo Members $55/person

Time

Whole Day Event

Location

Sacramento Zoo

09Jun
- 30Jun
Weekend Excursion Train Rides
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Sacramento
Event Detail

All aboard the California State Railroad Museum’s popular excursion railroad — the Sacramento Southern Railroad. 2018 marks the 35th consecutive season the excursion trains have been operating in Old Sacramento. Train rides include closed coach cars, open-air gondolas and a first-class observation car pulled by either Granite Rock No. 10 steam locomotive or one of our vintage diesel locomotives from the Museum’s collection.

21Jun
- 26Jul
Live on the boulevard
Steven Young Amphitheater
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • EL Dorado Hills
Event Detail

The ever popular Thursday night concert series is back with an amazing line-up that promises a “get out of your seat and dance” vibe and entertainment for the entire family.  Concerts are festival style seating so bring your chairs.  Check back later for concert line up and event details. Note: new concert time 7-9pm and new set up time 5:30pm.

21Jun
- 24Jun
Placer County Fair
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Roseville
Event Detail

The 2018 Placer County Fair is a showcase of everything wonderful in Placer County! We have amazing artists, wine and beer makers, community performances, live music, entertainment for kids and adults of all ages and likes... and TONS MORE!


SCHEDULE

Thursday: 5 - 11 p.m.
Friday:  5 - 11 p.m.
Saturday:  Noon - 11 p.m.
Sunday:  Noon - 11 p.m.
 

TICKETS

Daily for Any One Day Use
Adults: $7
Seniors (60+): $3
Kids (16 and under): $3
Kids (5 and under): FREE
Family Pack (Two adults, up to three children 16 and under): $15
 
Parking: $6 per day per car

22Jun
Concerts in the Park
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Lincoln
Event Detail

Join us for a night of food, fun and FREE live music! We will have Branded coming out to rock the town for our first concert of the season!

23Jun
Solstice Stroll
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Carmichael
Event Detail

Beat the heat and join a Naturalist for a hike through the preserve as the summer season arrives. See what changes are happening as the weather heats up! This is a free weekend program for all ages. Donations gratefully accepted. Space is limited – sign-ups are taken the day of the event. We recommend you arrive 30 minutes prior to start time. There is a $5 per car entrance fee into Ancil Hoffman County Park (Free to members).

23Jun
5th annual Lunar Lunacy Ride
To Change Kids' Lives
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Sacramento
Event Detail

Join Us for the 5th annual Lunar Lunacy Ride. This fun ride is a signature Sacramento event benefiting local foster youth via CASA Sacramento's Making Memories program. Ride your bike under the moonlight on a 6-mile closed course through Downtown Sacramento. Light up your bike, wear a costume and bring the fun with you! 

Festival — Enjoy the pre & post ride festival including live music, food trucks, bounce house, vendor booths, beer garden by Lost Coast Brewing, “Best Lit-Up Bike” and “Best Team” contests, giant jenga and teeter totter, bike rodeo, face painting, bowling alley and more!

Course — 6-mile fully closed course. Sights along the ride include the Capitol, Sacramento River, Old Sac, Raley Field, Crocker Art Museum, the Railyards and Golden 1 Center.

Teams — You can create a new team or join an existing team. Teams must have a minimum of 4 riders and the cost is $35/rider. As part of being a team, each member will receive a custom t-shirt with team name and can compete in the “Best Team” contest the night of the ride.

Light Up Swag — Lights for your bike will be available for purchase at the pre-ride festival and/or at Packet Pickup @ REI the day before the ride.


23Jun
Citrus Heights Red, White and Blue Parade
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Citrus Heights
Event Detail

Celebrate Citrus Heights and our great community at the City's Annual Red, White and Blue Parade. Parade Route: North of Madison Avenue at Uplands Way to northwest corner of Sunrise Blvd. Pancake Breakfast sponsored by Citrus Heights Rotary Club. Tickets are $5 for adults and $3 for 12 and under. 

23Jun
- 24Jun
International SUN-day
Powerhouse Science Center
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Sacramento
Event Detail

Welcome the summer season by taking part in International SUN-day. Our friends from the Sacramento Valley Astronomical Society will be on-site with their solar telescopes. These hydrogen alpha scopes allow you to see the sun directly, showing spots and prominences. Visitors will also be able to experience sun-themed planetarium shows at 1pm and 3pm for ages 4 and older, these shows are FREE with admission!

24Jun
Salamander Storytime
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Carmichael
Event Detail

Come enjoy a stories about these amazing amphibians, learn all about their double lives, and meet one up close! This is a free weekend program for all ages. Donations gratefully accepted. Space is limited – sign-ups are taken the day of the event. We recommend you arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.

28Jun
Barnyard Experience Grand Opening
Folsom City Zoo
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Folsom
Event Detail

Be our guest at the Grand Opening of the new Barnyard Experience at the Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary. Meet the residents of the barn in their new home, Gus the draft horse, Dasher the miniature horse, Hallie and Rosie the miniature donkeys, and Ernie the Zebu. Be the first to experience our new educational interactive areas and be there for the official ribbon cutting. Light refreshments will be provided.

Admission to the Barnyard Experience Grand Opening  is Free

29Jun
Folsom Family Roundup
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Folsom
Event Detail

Join the stars of the rodeo as we kick-off the Folsom Pro Rodeo at this FREE family friendly event. Enjoy live music as you dance the night away. If you and your posse get hungry, there will be plenty of grub available.

Rub elbows with the cowboy crowd; meet the queen contestants, professional bull jumpers, Flying Cowboy motocross stars, and many more! Meet n’ greet the legends of the west.

29Jun
Dive In Movie at Cottage Pool
Boss Baby
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Sacramento
Event Detail

Enjoy an evening swim, and FREE movie with the entire family. Bring a picnic dinner or purchase snacks from our concession booth. Then settle in for the grass seating, please bring a blanket or camping chair to sit on.

30Jun
Along the River Edge
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Carmichael
Event Detail

Who lives at the river edge?  Hike with a naturalist and explore the habitat where beaver, otter, herons and other wildlife live.  Bring binoculars or borrow a pair from us.  All ages welcome.

This is a free weekend program for all ages. Donations gratefully accepted. Space is limited – sign-ups are taken the day of the event. We recommend you arrive 30 minutes prior to start time.

30Jun
Galt Independence Day Celebration
  • Category
  • FAMILY FUN
  • City
  • Galt
Event Detail

There are Officer Tonn Memorial 5K Run, Fireworks Celebration, Kids zone, Independence Day Parade, Fireworks in the pool, Horsehoe Tournament, Kind of Blue Band, and All Star Softball Tournament.