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Independence Day Boat Parade
Old Sacramento Waterfront

The Sacramento Yacht Club is excited to announce the annual Independence Day Boat Parade ready to sail away!

Decorated boats will be leaving The Sacramento Yacht Club in West Sacramento, cruising north up the Sacramento River, and passing through Old Sacramento. The boats will continue up the river, turn around at Virgin Surgeon, and head back to West Sacramento.

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4th of July Alive After Five Cruise
City Cruises by Hornblower

Looking for the best 4th of July happy hour in Sacramento? Step aboard City Cruises’ Alive After Five cocktail cruise on the Sacramento River! Sip on drinks from the bars and take in the fresh river breezes as you cruise under the Tower Bridge and past the Sacramento city skyline. Can a Sacramento happy hour get much better? Set sail at 5:30pm for Alive After Five, your new favorite happy hour on the water.

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Rock the Yacht Cruise

Head out on City Cruises’ Rock the Yacht cocktail cruise, the only party you can’t find on land!  Sip on drinks from the bar and take in the fresh river breezes as you cruise under the Tower Bridge and past the Sacramento city lights.

Event City Cruises

4th of July Rock the Yacht Cruise
City Cruises by Hornblower

Head out on City Cruises’ Rock the Yacht cocktail cruise, the only party you can’t find on land!  Sip on drinks from the bar and take in the fresh river breezes as you cruise under the Tower Bridge and past the Sacramento city lights. Head out on City Cruises’ Rock the Yacht cocktail cruise, the only party you can’t find on land!  Sip on drinks from the bar and take in the fresh river breezes as you cruise under the Tower Bridge and past the Sacramento city lights.

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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

  • Shrimp and Grits
  • Avocado Toast
  • Vegetarian Quiche
  • Roasted Potatoes
  • Fresh Fruit
  • Smoked Sausage

Rio City Cafe (Reservations Recommended)

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. 

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Sacramento Salsa Festival
Meraki Logic

Get ready for Sacramento’s Salsa Festival for 2022! A family event for all ages and Salsa Fans!

Held on the newly redeveloped Old Sacramento Waterfront on the Embarcadero. 

This event will take place on Saturday September 17th, 11AM - 7PM.

A Salsa Tasting Bar on the Embarcadero Terrace plus a Beer Garden with live music. 

We will have three stages of Entertainment.

Family Carnival fun, vendors and excellent food.

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Sip & Shop Wine Walk
Old Sacramento Waterfront

The LAST Wednesday of every month! 

Join us in the Old Sacramento Waterfront every LAST Wednesday of the month from 5 pm – 8 pm for our new Sip n’ Shop event! The event is free and open to the public, so come enjoy the district while you sip on local wines, shop at your favorite local boutiques, listen to music, and enter to win in our monthly giveaway!

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Sacramento Yacht Club 70th Annual Opening Day Boat Parade
Sacramento Yacht Club

The Sacramento Yacht Club is excited to announce the kickoff of the 2022 boating season with the opening day boat parade. Decorated boats will be leaving The Sacramento Yacht Club at noon, cruising north up the Sacramento River, and passing through Old Sacramento around 12:30 p.m. The boats will continue up the river, turn around at Virgin Surgeon, and head back to West Sacramento.

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Gold Fever! Game
Sacramento History Museum

Boom or Bust, launching from the newly relocated Sacramento Visitors Center, guests to the Old Sacramento Waterfront can experience what it was like to catch gold fever in the River City while getting actively involved in the intriguing Gold Fever! Game and tour. Participants take on personas of characters in history – or “real-life rascals” – who scratched and clawed their way to make this area the center of the Gold Rush. Never the same experience twice, Gold Fever! Game relives Sacramento’s early days when gold fever ruled amid horrible disasters that threatened fates and fortunes.

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Waterfront Yoga
with Yoga Moves Us

The Old Sacramento Waterfront is excited to bring back Waterfront Yoga, a FREE series hosted by YOGA MOVES US, this spring and summer of 2022!

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Waterfront Attractions

Located at the newly activated Waterfront Park (in front of Rio City Café), a visually-exciting and whimsical 65’ Ferris wheel and carousel, operated by Brass Ring Amusements, Inc, are both open daily at the Old Sacramento Waterfront.

Hours of operation for the Waterfront Wheel and Front Street Carousel will be Monday through Thursday from 12 p.m. to 9 p.m., Friday through Sunday from 12 p.m. to 10 p.m. 

1150 Front Street
Sacramento, CA 95814