However you celebrate is up to you, but here are some ways to honor the red, white, & blue.
Stars & Stripes Weekend with E-Rock: The Park Ultra Lounge, July 1, Fri 9pm-2am
Celebrate in The Park’s newly renovated dance room with E-Rock of Infusion SF.
Sports & Rec:
Sacramento Firecracker 5K/10K Run & Walk: William Land Park, July 2,
After the 5K/10K Run/Walk, enjoy an award ceremony & great raffle giveaways, plus post-race refreshments for all runners/walkers.
Raley Field, July 2-July 3, Sat 7:05pm & Sun 6:35pm
Come watch as the River Cats take on the Tucson Padres, followed by fantastic fireworks. On Sun, U.S. Army presents an American Flag to first 2,500 fans.
4th of July Five-Miler: Glenn Hall Park, July 4,
Mon Kids' Half-Mile 7:45am; Five-Mile Race 8am-4pm
Come take part in Sacramento's oldest running event—the 35th Annual 4th of July Five-Miler hosted by Buffalo Chips Running Club! There is also a Kids' Half-Mile.
Patriots Tour: Sacramento Historic City Cemetery, July 2, Sat 10am
Join docents Marcia Rogers and Julianna Horrell as they pay homage to patriotic citizens whose small feats of courage and great acts of sacrifice shaped the country we live in today.
Sacramento Independence Day Celebration: Cal Expo – Miller Lite Grandstand, July 4, Mon Gates 6pm; Fireworks 9:30pm
Enjoy a family-oriented collection of activities focused around our Nation’s birthday. In addition to the spectacular fireworks display, the Celebration includes music & dancing.
Kids & Fam:
Military Appreciation Days: Funderland Amusement Park, July 2-July 4,
Sat & Sun 10am-6pm; Mon 11am-5pm
In honor of 4th of July & those who have served & are serving with the US military, Funderland is offering specials to those with military ID. See specials.
Fourth of July Fun: Discovery Museum Science & Space Center, July 2-July 3,
Sat & Sun 12:30pm-4pm
Three cheers for the red, white, & blue! Kids show patriotic pride by crafting an old favorite--a star-spangled waver. Don’t forget to purchase your fireworks from the booth at the Museum!
Zydeco on the River: Rio Ramaza Marina & Event Park, July 3, Sun 4pm-8pm
Red, white, and blue Zydeco direct from Louisiana. Music by Curley Taylor & Zydeco Trouble. Enjoy a dance lesson, great dance floor, awesome Louisiana food, and more!
Celebrate 4th of July with Live Music from 4 Barrell: Swabbies on the River, July 4, Mon 3pm-7pm
Come celebrate the 4th of July with 4 Barrell! Full restaurant & bar with Swabbies famous tacos! Bacardi Recruitment 3pm-6pm & Bud Light promotion 2pm-4pm.
Take a little road trip:
Celebrate America BBQ & Party: Deaver Vineyards (Plymouth), July 2,
Please welcome back one of Deaver’s most requested groups: After Dark! Angus Mutton BBQ will offer tri-tip sliders, BBQ ribs, and salads. Of course there’ll be great (local!) Deaver wines to complete your meal.
Fourth of July Fireworks Train: Napa Valley Wine Train (Napa), July 4,
See fireworks as you never have before...from a train. First, indulge in an elegant gourmet meal. Then relax as you pull into a front row seat and stop for the fireworks celebration.
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