Fireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.
Celebrate Independence Day with a big bang, with events that bring fireworks, live music, cowboys, BMX bikes, food, carnivals, parades, beer gardens and bounce houses to Sacramento.
Continue reading for a few hot spots to take the family for memorable photos in Sacramento.
Old Sacramento is gearing up for its 15th annual New Year’s Eve Sky Spectacular. The event can bring in 25,000 to 40,000 people, and the weather is promising to bring a chilly end to 2014.
All December long, rain has dampened holiday shopping in Old Sacramento. Business owners say sales are down. One shop owner says they’re down as much as 20 percent compared to last year, when we had a warm, dry fall.
Here are the top five places that will help you make a fall proposal that will stand out, be remembered and get the answer you want, all in one.
There won’t be dirt on the streets, or bad guys and shootouts, but an event called Americana in Old Sacramento is planned for early September.
This year’s Gold Rush Days in Old Sacramento has become a casualty of the drought which has gripped California for a third year.
The music brings crowds, and the crowds bring in a lot of cash.
Police were quick on the draw when we asked them about the lack of patrols in the area, but while they were candid in their answers, that’s little consolation for merchants.
Feed your head, your heart and your need to play on spring break, all from right here in the River City.
A judge ordered Carlito Montoya, Charles Fowler-Sholz and Amber Scholz to face charges in connection with the deaths of two people on New Year’s Eve 2012.