From bursts of color in the evening sky to music, dance, rock climbing and ice, the final days of 2012 offer a little bit of everything to Sacramento residents and visitors. While ushering in the new year is often an adult-centric experience, these options offer fun and entertainment for families, teens and tots.
Sacramento has plenty of options for playdaters this summer, and it is easy to see that fun doesn’t have to be expensive. Whether you want to enjoy the great outdoors or stay inside in air-conditioned comfort, the kids will find it hard to resist the art, music, dance, theater, sports, animals, trains and even anime and camping activities this area has to offer.
Summer in Sacramento offers both visitors and residents ample opportunities to enjoy days unique to California’s capitol. The sunny, rain-free weather is perfect for outdoor sports activities and picnics, and there is plenty to do in cool, air-conditioned venues as well. No matter your budget, there is something for everyone this summer in Sacramento
The California State Fair boasts a truly amazing world of entertainment, knowledge and fun featuring exotic creatures, world-class wine, exciting rides and attractions, unique shopping and incredible free concerts every year at Cal Expo. The 2012 Fair’s theme is “Fun that Moves You,” and there is more than enough action to keep the family going for days.
The pursuit of happiness will be a short quest Sacramentans this Independence Day. Sing and dance, wine and dine, and run and play under the stars as the rocket’s reds, whites and blues blast from above during this year’s fireworks displays. For the best views and amenities, check out Sacramento’s top places to bask in 4th of July fun this holiday.
Sacramento is simply swimming in options to survive the sweltering days of summer. State beaches abound, but nobody need drive that far with the area’s awesome pools and waterparks right around the corner. For the best ways to get the whole family wet and wild this summer, slip out for Sacramento’s best aquatic endeavors.
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Busy Sacramento roads and highways don’t offer much satisfaction for those seeking the thrills of high-speed driving excitement, especially those younger than 16. But adrenaline junkies and driving dreamers need not despair, Sacramento’s best go kart courses provide all of the heart-pumping adventure you could want. The whole wild and woolly family will find solace in straight tracks built for speed as well as more complex tracks full of wild turns at the city’s most exciting go kart courses.
The 21st annual Festival de la Familia brings the rich cultures of Venezuela, Peru, Mexico, Brazil, Belize, Jamaica and Argentina to Sacramento. Celebrate diverse Latin cultures with music, dancing, artwork, native foods, crafts and workshops.
Spring is officially here and it’s the perfect time to enjoy America’s favorite pastime with the family. Bring everyone to Raley Field, home of the Sacramento River Cats triple-A baseball team, and start the 2012 season off right.
Easter will be upon us faster than you can pull a rabbit out of a hat, and residents of the Sacramento region won’t have to scramble to find fun for the whole family. Eggs are holiday favorites, and local events include dyed eggs to hunt for, eggs to juggle and golden eggs that can be traded for special goodies.
From toddlers to teens and from homeschoolers to stay-at-home moms and dads, there are plenty of excellent options for artistic expression in the Sacramento area.