Sacramnto Family Events and Things To Do In Sacramento Today FREE and low cost Events for Kids and Families. These Sacramento events always have something for you to do on weekends and weekdays. We believe "every family friendly event or link to a Sacramento event for family and kids is listed on this webpage." A tip is to "Bookmark" this page and use it as your one stop Sacramento event planning page. Ready to start having fun?
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Johnson Springview Park, 5460 5th Street, Rocklin, CA 95677 map
Doggie Fun Zone - Grateful Dog 5K Rescue Run - Douglas Ranch Supply Pooch Pampering Park - Rocklin Fine Arts "Animal Kingdom Art Show" - Woofstock VW Bug Art project.
Summer Excursion Train Rides along the River Saturdays and Sundays until September 28, 2014
Every hour on the hour, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Departure location: Central Pacific Railroad Freight Depot in Old Sacramento (located on Front Street between J and K Streets). Tickets: Regular Coach: $10 adults, $5 youths (ages 6-17), ages 5 and under ride free.
First Class El Dorado Car: $20 adults, $15 youths (ages 6-17), ages 5 and under ride free.
Regal Summer Movies
Admission to these movies are 1.00 each. Purchase tickets at the theater. All movies begin at 10:00 a.m. and all are on Tuesday and Wednesday.
UA Arden Fair 6 Sacramento, CA - Last 1.00 movie of 2014
Tuesday August 12 & Wed August 13 Mr. Peabody & Sherman and Rio 2.
FREE COOKING DEMONSTRATIONS (PDF)
Sacramento Food Bank & Family Services
3333 Third Avenue, Sacramento CA 95817
Space is limited! To sign up call (916) 456-1980
Learn how to cook vegetables, make seasonal dishes and create easy meals for your family
using basic ingredients.
Grilling Vegetables Eggplant, squash and more! Wednesday, August 13 1 - 3 p.m.
Cooking Summer Vegetables Meals from the garden Tuesday, August 26 2 - 4 p.m.
Farm to Fork kickoff event. A pig roast dinner from Mulvaney's B&L and a blue grass festival featuring live music from the band Mind X and feature performance by Wonder Bread 5.
Open to all ages, alcohol available for sale 21+.
We invite you and your family and friends to join us this fall.
Valley Oak Ballroom 9014 Bruceville Road, Elk Grove, CA 95758
This event if for all ages. What to expect: Dinner-Entertainment-Dancing-Family Dance Competition-Raffles-Photo Booth-Balloon Twisting for the kids. The price of tickets will be 13 and older $15.00, Children aged 3 thru 12 $10.00 and Children 2 and under are free ( children 2 and under still need to get a ticket by selecting the free ticket for their age).
Crocker Art Museum
216 O Street, Sacramento, CA 95814
Adults $10 - Seniors $8 - College Students $8 - Youth (7–17) $5 - 6 and under and members Free.
Open to all and designed to inspire playful creativity! Children with learning and developmental disabilities, ages 5 and older, and their families are especially invited. Join us in the courtyard to paint watercolor images of hot air balloons, inspired by the Crocker's special exhibition Jules Tavernier: Artist and Adventurer.
Skate Town - Family Ice Skating
1009 Orlando Ave., Roseville, CA 95661
Ph. (916) 783-8550
Skate rental 3.50 - 9.00 youth 8.00 4 and under 3.00
Wednesday Family Night 9.00 includes skate rental!
Learn to play golf, for FREE!
Classes are open to all: Youth, Adult and Seniors
Introduction to Golf, Golf Rules and Etiquette, Chipping, Short Irons, Long Irons, Driving, Golf Grip and Putting<
Mims/Hagginwood Community Center
3271 Marysville Boulevard
Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday 10am-12pm
Friday Night Concerts in the Park
Cesar Chavez Plaza, 9th & J Street, Sacramento CA
5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Every Friday Night May 2nd through July 25th
Sacramento Public Swimming Pools
List of pool locations and hours.
Admission Fees for recreational swim Children & Youth 17 & under...$2.00
Adults 18 & up....$4.00
PLAY POOLS free admission here>> _________________________________________________ YMCA - AQUATIC PROGRAMS
Pool locations open year round
Tahoe park pool Summer Season _________________________________________________ Raging Waters
1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento, CA 95815 map
Ph. (916) 924-3747
Season pass $41.00 includes State Fair admission. _________________________________________________ Sunsplash Water Attractions
1893 Taylor Road Road, Roseville, CA
11:00 a.m. - 6:30 regular $22.99 - $28.99
5:00 - 10:30 Nite Slide $19.99 _________________________________________________ Granite Bay and Beal's Point
Sandy beach, buoyed swim area and lifeguard services during the summer season make this area a safe location for swimming and playing in the water. Daily Summer Hours 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. 10.00 - 12.00 daily admission.
See also Negro Bar and Nimbus Flat>> _________________________________________________
Here is a great list of Swimming Holes that are family friendly>> _________________________________________________
If you cannot afford an admission fee, you can park on the street and walk into the Howe Avenue River map _________________________________________________ Six Flags Tip: buy a season pass that includes parking and and make monthly payments! Water Park attractions>> _________________________________________________
10.00 parking Tickets 48"+ 31.99 - under 48" 25.99 _________________________________________________ Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
400 Beach Street, Santa Cruz, CA
You can purchase single tickets or a wristband for only 31.95
Access to the beach and Santa Cruz Fishermans Wharf are FREE!
Parking is 12.00 to 15.00 _________________________________________________ California's Great America
4701 Great America Parkway, Santa Clara, CA 95054
Boomerang Bay Water Park now open! 11:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Single daily tickets for the ENTIRE Park are 42.99 - 47.99 Parking is 15.00 daily.
Intramural Youth Sports Program
Community-based, co-ed competitive sports including: basketball, flag football, ultimate Frisbee, Hacky-sack, and hockey. Age/grade of participants: 4th-6th graders.
Intramural Middle School Sports Program
Community-based co-ed football and basketball for middle-school students. Age/grade of participants: 6th, 7th, & 8th graders. Prime Time Teen Program
Work readiness training for teens ages 13-17. Providing job skills development, financial literacy, communication, leadership, professional etiquette, and community service. Participants meeting program goals receive $200 stipend upon program completion.
Community Center Location(s):
George Sim 916-808-3761,
Oak Park 916-808-6151,
South Natomas Community Centers 916-808-1571.
D Hot Spot Program
Friday Late Nite program for teens providing structured and supervised indoor basketball, volleyball, dance, recreational activities, and much more. Registration handled upon entrance at program site.*
Age/grade of participants: 13-19 yrs. Location(s): George Sim Community, Oak Park and Pannell/Meadowview Community Centers, Martin Luther King Jr. High School, Rio Tierra Middle School.
Afterschool enrichment program for youth providing structured homework assistance, indoor & outdoor recreational activities, life skills workshops, and much more.
Age/grade of participants: 12-17 yrs (6th grade – qualifies)
Location: George Sim Community Center.
California Automobile Museum
2200 Front Street, Sacramento, CA 95818
Ph. (916) 442-6802 Open 7 Days a week 10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Last Admission: 5:00 PM
Every Third Thursday of the month: Open until 9:00 PM for Cars Under the Stars
Fair Oaks Theatre Festival Ongoing theater events
Tickets 8.00 to 20.00 more info>>
Most open all year Saturday-Sunday-Tuesday-Wednesday and Thursday and accept EBT.
Insight Coffee Roasters - Public Coffee Tasting
1901 8th Street, Sacramento, CA 95811
Join us for a public cupping every Thursday and Sunday. Checkout thew latest offerings and learn your preferences.
Visit Sacramento Downtowners' Toastmasters Club and enhance your communication and leadership skills.
Tuesdays at 12:05 p.m
827 7th Street. (old County Administration Bldg) Contact Louise 916-361-1621 to confirm meeting location.
Parking garage entrance is at 7th & G. Next to light rail and we have bike racks!
Membership is open to all interested individuals. "an active atmosphere of speaking, listening and enjoying the art of public speaking, all while networking and becoming better leaders in the community."For more details here