Events

Overview

Events

To submit your Old Sacramento Waterfront event, please fill out the Event Submission Form here.

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Plenty O’ Pumkin’s Patch
Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento

Come Find Fall in the Old Sacramento Waterfront with our OctoberTour promotion featuring the first ever Pumpkin Patch within the district! The Children’s Receiving Home is excited to announce a new volunteering opportunity during the month of October. In partnership with Old Sacramento Waterfront, we will be hosting a Pumpkin Patch to benefit the youth and families CRH serves, as well as Caleb Greenwood Elementary.

 

Hours – The Month of October (weather permitting) 

Fridays 12 PM – 6 PM 

1100 Front Street
Sacramento CA 95814
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Dance On The Edge
Dance On The Edge

Dance on the Edge is a Latin dance series in the Old Sacramento Waterfront. Each event is free, family-friendly, and fun! Attendees will enjoy Salsa and Bachata dance lessons, music performances, and dance showcases, no dance experience is required.

Every Dance on the Edge summer and fall is an opportunity to create long-lasting memories with friends and family. Don’t miss your chance to dance and laugh alongside the Sacramento River!

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Sacramento Costumers Halloween Workshops
Atrium 916

Spooky season has arrived and we know you have a cauldron full of costume ideas! At Sacramento Costumers we are here to help you brew up the perfect Halloween disguise. Come with your friends and work together with professional costumers who will teach and guide you through alterations, embellishments and crafting accessories. Bring your upcycle ideas and pieces to alter.

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A Royal Affair: A Celebration of Women Through Art & Cultures
YAS (You Aspire Success) Queen

YAS Queen, will host a celebration of Women through Arts & Culture which will promote women’s empowerment and education, family strength, and community collaboration through the various cultures prominent in Northern California. Local musical artists hitting our stage: S.I.A.T with over 2 million streams from her hit song “Stay In My Lane” she brings uplifting music and empowerment to all who follow her. Sene Goss is more than just a beautiful voice & face whose mission is to spread awareness of self-discovery to young black & brown female creatives.

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Roaring 20’s Jubilee
Old Sacramento Waterfront

September 30, October 1 & 2, 2022

Banjos! Ragtime! Jazz Bands!

Friday – Saturday & Sunday

Join the Fun!

Friday & Saturday Evenings Banjo Showtime,

Plus: Outstanding Youth Jazz Band The New Traditionalists (TNT) Tower Bridge Trad The Syncopating Sea-Monkeys Fremont Christian School Jazz Band

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Old Sacramento Underground Tours
Sacramento History Museum

Old Sacramento Underground Tours – Tour tickets may be purchased at the Sacramento History Museum, Visitor’s Center (1000 2nd St), or online at sachistorymuseum.org

 

Tickets are on sale for our popular Old Sacramento Underground Tours which run seven days-a-week. Ticket prices for adults are $22.00, and ages 6 – 12 are $15.00. Children 5 and younger are free. Tours are limited to 20 per group, face masks are required while inside the museum and in the underground areas. Underground Tours run approximately 1 hour.

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Little Eco Art Market in Old Sacramento with kid activities
Atrium 916

Saturday mornings in Old Sacramento bring local creatives popping up in front of the Atrium Gallery and art cafe. Kids can paint a canvas, make clay magnets, ride the train, or play the piano while parents can sip Kombucha and check out the gallery and vendors.

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Dance On The Edge Fall
Dance On The Edge

Dance on the Edge Fall is a 4-week Latin dance series located in the Old Sacramento Waterfront. Each event is Free, Family Friendly, and Fun!

 

Attendees will enjoy Salsa and Bachata dance lessons, music performances, and dance showcase every Saturday from 6 – 10 PM.

 

The dance series will run until October!

 

What makes the events so unique is that all ages are welcome and no dance experience is required. 

 

Anyone can attend and have fun!

 

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Saturday Night Comedy Open Mic
Atrium 916

Every Saturday Front Street Studio is hosting a comedy open mic, free to both participants and audience members. Local comedian Pej the Maniac is the emcee and facilitator for this event with sign-ups starting at 7:30pm and performances at 8:00pm. Come by, enjoy some local comedy and art in historic Old Sacramento.

Event Restaurants & Bars

NFL Sundays at O’Mally’s
O'Mally's Irish Pub

O’Mally’s is Old Sacramento’s host of the NFL ticket. Every game, every Sunday.

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Movies Under The Stars
Xfinity

Experience Movies Under the Stars presented by XFINITY every Thursday night in October with four Halloween-themed movies hosted outside at the Old Sacramento State Historic Park.

Tickets are sold at General Admission and Preferred Seating. General entry attendees are encouraged to bring chairs, picnic blankets, and anything else that you need to get comfy. Priority ticket holders will be provided with a chair, blanket, and free popcorn.

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Luz Pazos Comedy Chingona
Laughs Unlimited Comedy Club and Lounge

A former beauty queen and actress of stage and telenovelas, (what was she thinking getting into comedy?), Luz arrived in the US from Peru via Italy, where she studied for six years, acquiring degrees in theater and literature that she will likely never use. Her love of stand-up and air conditioning brought her to LA, where she has been cracking up crowds with her unapologetic skewering of American culture to great acclaim.

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Tango By The River
Tango By The River

Tango by the River is hosting a fantastically unique event! Join us on Friday, October 7, 2022, from 7:00-9:00 pm for 
“Una Noche de Pasión ~ A Night of Passion!”  This is the perfect evening for those intrigued by this elegant and sensuous dance as well as for anyone seeking a truly one-of-a-kind experience.

What We’ll Do:

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Kente Scott
Laughs Unlimited Comedy Club and Lounge

Kenté has showcased his ever-expanding range, from warming up studio audiences for television shows including “Taraji P. Henson’s White Hot Christmas Special” and CBS’ “Lip Sync to the Rescue” special, to hosting fundraisers and awards ceremonies for organizations.

Featuring Richard Sarvate
Hosted by Sammy Edan

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Track or Treat Train Rides
California State Railroad Museum

Saturdays and Sundays in October:

October 8-9: Princess and Pirates
October 15-16: Outer Space
October 22-23: Witches, Wizards, and Ghosts
October 29-30: Heroes and Villains

 

Train Times:

10:00 AM, 11:00 AM, 1:30 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:30 PM

 

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Second Sunday Brunch Market
Old Sacramento Waterfront

Join us for a fun and family friendly Sunday Brunch Market in the heart of Old Sacramento Waterfront this summer! 

Kicking off on June 12th, the Second Sunday Brunch Market will be every second Sunday through October from 10 am – 2 pm, featuring local artist booths, brunch at neighboring restaurants, live music and more! We are partnering with River City Marketplace to bring the best local makers and artists into our very own historical district each month. 

Grab brunch at our neighboring restaurants:

Steamers Bakery & Cafe

Emma’s Tamales

Finnegan’s Irish Pub (Irish Coffee)

Our Place Kitchen & Event Space

Rio City Cafe (Reservations Recommended)

Delta King

Railroad Fish & Chips

Honey and the Trapcat

The Backdoor Lounge

Willie’s Burgers

Brannan Manor

Sean Finnegan’s Pub

Hoppy’s Railyard

Danny’s Mini Donuts

O’Mally’s Irish Pub

Are you an early bird? Make sure you join us at 9 AM for our FREE yoga series that happens in the district every Sunday as well! Grab your yoga mat, get your sunshine, and then come join us for brunch and shopping afterwards.