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 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.,
Friday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.
The Sacramento History Museum is bringing the Old Sacramento
Waterfront to you! Sit back while you explore and experience a
new side of what life was like in 19th century Sacramento with
gripping true stories that follow in the footsteps of murderers,
ne’er-do-wells and common citizens alike.
Sacramento’s premiere boat venue for birthday parties, company
and corporate events, company holiday parties, weddings,
receptions, rehearsal dinners, wine tasting, fantasy casino,
dining & dancing – all while on a Sacramento River Cruise. We
also offer general admission events year round including luncheon
cruises, cocktail cruises, dinner cruises as well seasonal
Operated by the owners of the Sac Brew Bike and operated daily
Sacramento’s 16 passenger Brew Boat provides a one and a half
hour, pedal-powered party boat tours along the Sacramento River.
Groups can bring their own beer/cider/wine aboard the
chartered boat (limit 3 drinks per guest), as we cruise, pedal,
and have fun on the river.
Cruises depart from the Public Docks just south of the L Street
Landing (entrance between Rio City Cafe and Joe’s Crab Shack).
Hornblower offers a few different options to soak in the views of
Old Sacramento Waterfront. Make the most of your
weekend and step aboard for a Saturday or Sunday afternoon on the
river with a cocktail cruise! Grab a drink at the bar and relax
as you set sail on this 1.5-hour cruise along the Sacramento
River. Gather your co-workers, friends, or family and head down
to Old Sacramento Waterfront to board your new favorite
The California State Railroad Museum’s popular excursion railroad — the Sacramento Southern Railroad operates April through September. Train rides include closed coach cars, open-air gondolas and a first-class observation car pulled by either Granite Rock No. 10 steam locomotive or one of our vintage diesel locomotives from the Museum’s collection.