Group Activities

*Disclaimer: Be sure to check with Sacramento County for the latest COVID-19 restrictions and the status of certain activity businesses and attractions.

Who says you can’t add a little off-agenda fun into your next meeting? Whether it’s within walking distance of downtown or a quick drive away, Sacramento offers a variety of indoor and outdoor activities, ideal for groups to have the ultimate local experience in California’s capital. 

From hands-on attractions and outdoor adventures to awe-inspiring murals and unmatched farm-to-table cuisine, here are some of the top things to do with your group when meeting in Sacramento.

 

California Expo

Outdoor Opportunities Worth the Outing

Sacramento's temperate weather allows for plenty of outdoor activities, ranging from hiking and {brew}-biking to wandering the streets enjoying the myriad murals painted throughout the city.

Sac Brew Bike
Sac Brew Bike

Experience Sacramento by pedaling through the city with your group on the Sac Brew Bike—a 15-passenger, pedal-powered "bar bike" that stops and visits some of Sacramento’s best watering holes. Get ready to feel like a local when cruising the beautiful tree-­lined streets of the Midtown area in this fun-filled, open-air group adventure.

Sac Brew Boat
Sac Brew Boat

Go from pedaling on land to pedaling on water when your group hops on the Sac Brew Boat—a 16-passenger vessel that provides 1.5-hour pedal-powered party boat tours on the Sacramento River. Groups can bring their own beverages and libations aboard the chartered boat as they cruise, pedal and have fun on the river.

Mural
Murals That Amuse

Sacramento is home to more than 650 murals, and since 2016, the Wide Open Walls mural festival has added to the number each year as local and international artists converge in the city to create these large-scale paintings throughout the region—giving locals and visitors a spectacular sight, ideal for a self-guided walking tour with your group.

2015 US Senior Open
A Geography Great for a Group Golf Outing

Gather your group for a game on the green! Sacramento boasts pristine golf courses designed to be both serene and challenging, while the nearby Sierra Nevada foothills play host as a stunning, scenic backdrop.

Sac Zoo
Sacramento Zoo

Groups can enjoy a self-guided expedition throughout the Sacramento Zoo during a scheduled visit. For a more up-close-and-personal zoo adventure, request a private animal encounter or stage show—and take advantage of carousel rides, rock climbing and scavenger hunts offered as ideal team-building opportunities.

Mother Lode River Center
Adrenaline-Rushing Adventure Awaits at Mother Lode River Center

Gather your group for thrilling, off-site activities at Mother Lode River Center, and experience expertly guided whitewater rafting trips ranging from mild to wild, an on-site Challenge Ropes Course with Zipline and a beautiful 20-acre private camp on the American River.

 

Indoor Activities of Group Interest

Old Sacramento Underground Tasting Room
Old Sacramento Underground Wine Tasting Room Experience

Focused on providing an exceptional and educational wine tasting experience, groups can enjoy a selection of sips from multiple wineries during an Old Sacramento Underground Wine Tasting Room Experience.

Enchambered Escape Room
Escape Rooms

Escape room games are fun and engaging social activities where groups can work together. At Enchambered: Sacramento Escape Room, teams of three to 12 people are locked into custom-built, challenging and entertaining themed environments and must work together to solve the many mysteries and puzzles to escape before the clock runs out.

 

California State Railroad Museum
California State Railroad Museum

Located in the Old Sacramento Waterfront district, the California State Railroad Museum’s excursion train rides offer groups a one-of-a-kind activity experience. 2021 marks the 38th consecutive season the excursion trains have been operating in Old Sacramento, returning this year with open-air gondolas pulled by a vintage diesel locomotive from the Museum’s collection.

SAFE Credit Union Performing Arts Center
Broadway Sacramento

Sacramento's hottest entertainment, dining and socializing destination is found at Broadway Sacramento—a live musical theatre with a modern rooftop nightclub and lounge for groups to enjoy a night on the town.

 

Kimpton Hotel SAFE Pledge

Safely Exploring in Sacramento

Sacramento attractions and activity-based businesses have adapted to better serve customers, keeping attendees’ safety a top priority. Those who have taken the Sacramento S.A.F.E. Pledge—a community-wide commitment to follow best health practices and guidelines to provide Safe Accommodations For Everyone—have agreed to uphold best-practice industry health and safety standards. 

Learn more about safely meeting in Sacramento, and be sure to download our Gold Star Guide for rebuilding meeting plans and recovering in 2021.

 

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Looking for More Things to Do With Your Group?

Don’t worry! We’ve got you covered. When you plan to meet in Sacramento, there’s no shortage of things to do, see and explore with your group.

Our team at Visit Sacramento is here to help you find the ultimate activities and accommodations best suited for your group’s interests—and add some off-agenda fun into the mix for an even more memorable meeting experience!