Small Train Holiday
by The California State Railroad Museum

For this special weekend extravaganza timed to help kick off the holidays, the Museum brings together a magical assortment of trains, hundreds of feet of track, an array of buildings, & accessories. For two days a year, local organizations, & devoted individuals set up shop in the Museum, filling the Roundhouse with delightful model & toy train layouts of every description.

125 I Street
Sacramento, Ca
(916) 445-5995

Souls of the City Art Exhibit
by Sacramento History Museum

Open Now through December 1! 

Curated by Sol Collective, the Souls of the City art exhibit is the premiere exhibit in the Sacramento History Museum’s new R. Burnett Miller Gallery featuring the work of several regional artists and including a vibrant memorial altar to Burnett Miller. 

The Sacramento History Museum’s hours are 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., 7 days a week.  Last admissions are sold at 4:30 p.m.

The exhibit is located on the third level of the Museum and is free with paid Museum admission.

Sacramento History Museum
101 I Street
Sacramento, CA 95814
(916) 808-7059

Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony

If it’s holiday memories you’re after, come find it! Kick off the holiday season with the annual lighting ceremony for the holiday tree at the Old Sacramento Waterfront. The fun begins at 5 p.m. at Front and K streets with entertainment and family-friendly festivities leading up to the free, public ceremony at 6 p.m. 


Theatre of Lights

Kick off the holiday season at the Old Sacramento Waterfront with an electrifying and family-friendly holiday tradition — the free “Macy’s Theatre of Lights” show! 

Don’t miss the first performance of the season immediately following the Holiday Tree Lighting Ceremony at Front & K streets. The fun begins at 5 p.m. with entertainment and tree lighting festivities followed by the first Theatre of Lights performance at approximately 6:15 p.m. 


The Polar Express
by The California State Railroad Museum Foundation

Relive the magical journey of THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride on an hour-long trip to the North Pole.

The California State Railroad Museum Foundation is excited to announce tickets for THE POLAR EXPRESS™ Train Ride for this holiday season go on sale to the public on Tuesday, October 1 at 9 a.m. for rides on the Sacramento Southern Railroad in Old Sacramento State Historic Park.

(916) 445-8270

OEMBA Holiday Party on the Delta King with Suspects Dinner Theater
by Delta King

OEMBA Holiday Party on the Delta King with Suspects Dinner Theater. Celebrate with a date and your cohort-mates!

Join us for an interactive theater experience and a three course meal on the historic Delta King in Old Sacramento Waterfront. Please, encourage your cohort-mates to register as we will recognize the cohort with the most registrations and most attendees. $25 ticket prices (underwritten by your OEMBA!) include dinner and show. No host bar is available for drink purchases. Learn more.

Suspects Dinner Theater
1000 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95814