Enjoy a fun-filled and relaxing Labor Day weekend by checking out our list of activities and events below, which are sure to keep you happily busy all weekend long!

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Food, Music, & Art Galore!

Chalk It Up! to Sacramento Festival

Chalk It Up! to Sacramento Festival
Fremont Park
Sat-Mon 10am-6pm
Enjoy three full days of fun, family friendly outdoor activities. This event will feature live musical performances, art, and great food.

Reggae Music Festival

4th Annual One Love, One Heart Reggae Music Festival
Rio Ramaza Marina & Event Park
Sat-Sun 11am-Midnight;
Mon 10am-2pm

Experience a multicultural collection of world music, dance, and cuisine.

Tejano music

6th Annual Tejano Conjunto Festival
Cesar Chavez Plaza
Sun 1:30pm-8:30pm
This Festival hosts four music events in one weekend as well as dancers, a Selena singing contest, and an abundance of Tex-Mex food.

Celebrate History & Heritage

Gold RD

Gold Rush Days
Old Sacramento
Fri 9am-4pm; Sat & Sun 11am-7pm; Mon 11am-6pm
Transport yourself back to the days of gold and glory. This event will feature gold panning, period artifacts, storytelling, horse-drawn carriages, and much more!

Greek Festival 2012

Sacramento Greek Festival
Sacramento Convention Center
Fri-Sun 11am-11pm
Enjoy a culturally rich weekend filled with plenty of Greek food, Greek dancing, and much more.

The African Cultural Festival

African Cultural Festival
William Land Park
Sat & Sun 9am-6pm

Travel across the globe and immerse yourself in African culture without ever leaving Sacramento.

Fun-Filled Festivals

Rainbow Festival

Rainbow Festival
Midtown - 20th & K Streets
Fri 8pm; Sat 10pm-2am;
Sun 10am-6pm

Raise money for charities that have a significant importance to the lesbian and gay community and enjoy a celebration of pride.

Sac show n shine car show

The 2nd Annual Show N' Shine Car Show
Southgate Plaza
Sat 11am-5pm
This event will include a car show, live DJ, free kids crafts, a rock wall, dancers, raffles, and much more.


The Five-O-Show-Rodeo
Sacramento Horseman's Club
Sat 1pm-3:30pm

Enjoy a day of BBQ, raffles, a rodeo-inspired equestrian show, and more!

Unique Family-Friendly Entertainment

Pop Up Cinema

Pop-Up Cinema: The Wizard
of Oz

Fairytale Town
Fri 7pm & 10pm

Celebrate the completion of the Yellow Brick Road play set with two screenings of the beloved family classic.

Bone zone

The Bone Zone Grand Opening Weekend
Discovery Museum
Sat-Mon 12:30pm-4pm
Bring the whole family to learn about skulls, bodies, and health, all in a fun and exciting way with this new exhibit!

sac anime

Sacramento Anime Convention
Woodlake Hotel Sacramento
Fri & Sat 10am-2am;
Sun 10am-6pm

SacAnime is the Anime convention where fans come to play, providing the Japanese-influenced pop culture for fun for the entire family.

After Hours Activities

dirty Kitty 6

Dirty Kitty 6: Summer Finale
The Park Ultra Lounge
Fri 9pm-2am

The Park will be shining through with a black light party featuring DJ's Eddie Edul and Peeti-V on the turntables.

Donald Glaude

MiX LDW2012: Donald Glaude
MiX Downtown
Sun 4pm-8pm

Come out and see one of the heroes of the West Coast house music scene, Donald Glaude perform live.

Monday Specials

Sac free day of yoga

Sacramento Free Day of Yoga
Sacramento Yoga Studios
Mon, times vary

All day long, participating studios in the Sacramento area will be offering free classes as an opportunity for people of every age and fitness level to try yoga for the first time.

Free Treat Monday

Free Treat Monday
Unleashed by Petco - Elk Grove
Mon 9am-9pm

Bring your pets and celebrate Labor Day by getting them free treats just for stopping by!


Little Buckaroos Day
Crocker Art Museum
Mon 11am-3pm

Families will have a yee-haw time in celebration of Sacramento's annual Gold Rush Days. The West will be wild with wiggles and giggles at this event!


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