What to do in Sacramento this weekend | word on the street

From daytime adventures to nightlife, here’s what Sacramento has planned for your weekend.

SACRAMENTO, California — Being the state capital of California, there is always something to do in Sacramento! This weekend marks the end of April and the beginning of May, so here’s a list of events happening in Sacramento that might give you a “springtime.”

Love Modesto will feature music, free gifts, free food and beverages with over 40 vendors (Trader Joe’s, Starbucks, Pepsi, Blue Diamond, Frito-Lay, Yogurt Mill, etc.), free activities for children and much more!

California Duck Days Festival

California Duck Days is a family-oriented community outdoor festival with activities for people of all ages, including on-site activities, interactive exhibits, wetland-themed arts and crafts, and much more. Moreover!

Día de Los Niños Motor Show

This is a family car show and features live music, live entertainment and a newly added mechanical bull! There will also be a Disfruta El Calor Reggeaton Day Party at the same location from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

The Spring Fling Market is a market with local vendors and live music with sound provided by Diego Valle of LTHM and Bumpin’. You can shop for your friends, family and yourself!

Sweet Cream: The Foam Party Edition

There will be a foam party at Esther’s Park with food, AfroBeats, Reggae, Dancehall and networking opportunities with others!

  • 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., Saturday April 30
  • Located at Esther’s Park (3408 3rd Ave., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Conscious Vibes Presents
  • More information about this event HERE.

Personal Care Sundays | Season 3 at the Bridge District

It’s a self-care day, featuring Zumba, yoga, massages, a self-care market, bottomless mimosas and music from DJ Stace. There will also be a “Spa in the Park” section where there will be henna, creating vision boards, makeup tutorials and more!

  • 10 a.m. – 2 p.m., Sunday May 1
  • Located in the bridge district | Garden Park (440 Garden St., West Sacramento)
  • Hosted by Self Care Sundays Sacramento
  • More information about this event HERE.

Northgate Community Paint Day

This is a free family event featuring food trucks, free raffles, music, performances and add your hand to the Paint-By-Number mural!

Next Sunday, join the Northgate Community Mural Day! No artistic experience necessary. All supplies provided….

Posted by Sacramento Office of Arts and Culture on Friday, April 22, 2022

Lemonade Stand Queer Makers Market: Big Donation Day

A celebration of a great giving day, with a QTBIPOC market. There will be a chance to support different fundraisers as well as support local makers in the Sacramento community.

Old Sacramento May Day Festival

This is a special, family-friendly festival to celebrate the return of spring, often with festive activities that include dancing around a decorated tree (or flagpole). There will be activities throughout the day including a waltz demonstration, gold panning and lawn games.

1st Sunday Live Jazz & Brunch

Live jazz and soul music is provided by RealKMS. DJ Mel and DJ Stace Lace. The brunch menu ranges from breakfast potatoes to cheesy shrimp and grits. You can choose from two brunch time slots, but feel free to enjoy the entire event!

  • 12 p.m. – 8 p.m., Sunday May 1
  • Located with us (1107 Firehouse Alley, Sacramento)
  • Hosted by Old School Entertainment
  • More information about this event HERE.

Posted by Old School Entertainment on Thursday April 7th, 2022

All weekend long

After a nearly three-year hiatus, the Sol Blume Music Festival is back in full bloom this weekend! Sol Blume’s mission is to create a space where like-minded people can come together to celebrate some of today’s most acclaimed R&B, soul and hip-hop music acts, with an underlying focus on art, culture, love, social diversity and positive vibes.

Posted by Sol Blume on Wednesday, April 13, 2022

Cinco De Mayo – Fiesta en la Calle

Celebrate Cinco De Mayo at Southside Park with performances by Los Diablos, Inner Secrets, the Midnight Players, the David Perez Band, Peligro Brass, Mariachi Bonitas, Ballet Folklorico de Sacramento, Aztec Dancers and more. There will also be food, drink, a kids’ zone, car show, bike show and crafts for everyone!

  • 4pm-9pm Saturday April 30 and 12pm-6pm Sunday May 1
  • Located at Southside Park (2115 6th St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Fiesta En La Calle
  • More information about this event HERE.

YES!!!! You are all invited!! Share with everyone. It’s free entry!!

Posted by Fiesta En La Calle on Wednesday March 30th, 2022

71st Annual Sacramento Autorama

It is a three-day, family-friendly event and will feature over 500 custom hot rods, muscle cars, trucks, lowriders and motorcycles from across the country competing to win some of the most prestigious awards in the industry, with up to 400 additional vehicles expected to participate in Sacramento Autorama’s 14th Annual Drive-In.

  • 12 p.m.-8 p.m., Friday April 29, 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Saturday April 30, 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday May 1.
  • Located at Cal Expo Fairgrounds (1600 Exposition Blvd., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Rod Shows
  • More information about this event HERE.

Intercultural reflections: a festival of the arts

It is a three-day event featuring live performances, spoken word, theatre, an art exhibition, a short film premiere and a “Pop-Up Get Down” cross-cultural vendor parking lot.

  • 7-10 p.m., Friday 29 April and Saturday 30 April, 2-4 p.m., Sunday 1 May.
  • Located at California Stage Co. (2509 R St., Sacramento)
  • Organized by Teatro Espejo
  • More information about this event HERE.

Posted by Teatro Espejo on Monday, April 25, 2022

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