South Sacramento is a mecca of cultural specialties including home-grown ethnic restaurants and international supermarkets. Visit Little Saigon, specializing in goods and services from throughout Asia, including Vietnam, China, India, Cambodia, Philippines and Korea. It is also home to Sacramento’s oldest family-owned and -operated winery, Frasinetti Winery, which was founded on the southern edge of Sacramento in 1897 and still produces wine today.
Also located in South Sacramento is the Bing Maloney Golf Course, one of many in the capital region popular with locals and visitors alike.
February: Lunar Flower Fest & Tet Festival at 4562 Mack Rd.
May: Cinco de Mayo on the Boulevard on Franklin Blvd.
May-October: Trucks and Such at Garcia Bend Park
June: Mahogany Festival at William Lee College Prep
June-August: Sacramento Summer Night Lights at Mack Road Valley Hi Community Center
June-September: Valley Hi-Mack Road Farmers Market at 6700 Mack Rd.
July: Jazz in July at various parks
September: Hispanic Latino Parade/ El Grito en la Franklin along Franklin Blvd.
December: La Posada Holiday Celebration at La Familia Maple Neighborhood Center
Franklin Boulevard District Events
Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum Events & Exhibitions
El Novillero Restaurant
Huong Lan Sandwiches
JJ Fish & Chicken
Idle Hour Sports Bar