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Food & Wine: Cap City Sips Food & Wine: Cap City Sips
Participating Downtown Locations
Ongoing-Aug 29
Wednesdays 3pm-7pm

Sacramento has a long history of working hard and playing harder. This summer, DSP and local downtown businesses have joined forces to create a budget-friendly happy hour promotion. Each participating restaurant or bar offers a happy hour menu with $2 beers, $3 wine, and $4 cocktails.

 Nightlife: Haute on the Dance Floor

Sacramento Nightlife: Haute on the Dance Floor
District 30
June 13
Wed 9:30pm-3am

High end fashion meets nightlife energy in this one night spectacular event with five designers, four boutiques, four salons, two runways, and forty models all coming together for this jammed packed night of entertainment.
Special Events: Live United Toilet Paper Drive Special Events: Live United Toilet Paper Drive
Cal Expo
June 14
Thurs 7am-7pm

Spare a square to help local nonprofits save thousands of dollars each year on toilet paper by donating at United Way's Drive.
 Kids & Fam: Twilight Thursdays

Kids & Fam: Twilight Thursdays
Sacramento Zoo
June 14-July 26
Thursdays 5:30pm-8pm

Enjoy warm summer nights at the Zoo with extended hours on Twilight Thursdays featuring hot cars, live music, good food, and cool drinks.

 Festivals: Sacramento French Film Festival Festivals: Sacramento French Film Festival
Crest Theatre
June 15-June 24
Dates & times vary

Enjoy the best of contemporary French films in their Sacramento premieres, infamous late night movies, rare classics, fresh short films, and special guests!
Festivals: Sacramento Juneteenth Festival Festivals: Sacramento Juneteenth Festival
William Land Park
June 15-June 16
Fri 7pm-9:30pm; Sat 11am-6pm

With a gospel concert under the stars on Friday and a full day of activities, art, entertainment & education for individuals and families on Saturday, the Sacramento Juneteenth Festival is not to be missed.
Theatre: Willy Wonka

Theatre: Willy Wonka
Fair Oaks Amphitheatre
June 15-July 22
Fri-Sun 8:30pm

The Fair Oaks Theatre Festival kicks off with the wonderful story of a boy and his adventures in a most magical Chocolate Factory. Songs are from the score of the 1971 movie with new songs added for this adaptation.

 Sports & Rec: Day on the Edge

Sports & Rec: Day on the Edge
Boys & Girls Club - Teichert Branch
June 16
Sat 10am-4pm

Metro EDGE's Summer Festival features dodgeball, field games, beer garden, good food, and much more. All proceeds support the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sacramento.

 Festivals: Pinata Festival   Festivals: Pinata Festival
Southside Park
June 16
Sat Noon-4pm

Celebrate art, culture, & innovation through the design of piñatas. The day includes music & entertainment, food trucks, pinata workshops, sugar skull making area, art & vendor marketplace.
Special Events: Sactopalooza Special Events: Sactopalooza
Sacramento Zoo
June 16
Sat 5pm-10pm

Rock out to tribute bands the Red Not Chili Peppers and No Duh (No Doubt tribute). There'll be six bars, terrific food, mechanical bull riding, jousting, and long-time spring party favorite DJ Rigatony performing on a separate dance area. News

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Find Activities for Dad


Father's Day is this Sunday, June 17, and if you're stumped on what to do, check out our Holiday Event section for activities around town! 



Pop Culture at Crocker

Wonder Woman by Mel Ramos


Sac365 Intern Lauren Luedtke gives her take on the new Mel Ramos exhibit at the Crocker.

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 Featured Local Artist of the Month: David Peterson

Self-portrait by David Peterson


Award-winning watercolorist David Peterson calls Sacramento home.

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