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.

Annual Events:
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

Ongoing Events:
Franklin Boulevard District Events
Sojourner Truth African Heritage Museum Events & Exhibitions

El Novillero Restaurant
Happy Garden
Huong Lan Sandwiches
JJ Fish & Chicken
King Palace
Las Islitas

Idle Hour Sports Bar


There's always something exciting going on in Sacramento - whether it's the summer Concerts in the Park series, the Farm-to-Fork Celebration, Aftershock, or a local band playing a live show at a small coffee bar.

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