What to Do


What to Do

Around every corner and down every aisle there is a new adventure for you to discover at the Old Sacramento Waterfront. Come find it.

Overview Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade & Festival

Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade & Festival
Old Sacramento Waterfront

If it’s the Luck of the Irish you’re looking for, come find it at Old Sacramento Waterfront in March!  An Old Sacramento tradition that offers a day of a parade, live musical entertainment, outdoor beer gardens and a chance to find Leprechauns hiding throughout the charming historic district. Come and join us for this all-day event and make your St. Patrick’s Day one to remember! 

Old Sacramento’s Annual St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday March 16th

Festival time: 12:00PM – 5:00PM 

Parade time: 1:00PM – 2:00PM 

Parade Participant Check-in: 11:00AM 

Event Location:  Old Sacramento Waterfront

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This ain’t no theme park. This here is the real deal. Registered as a national historic landmark, The Waterfront overflows with invigorating things to see and do. Wild museums, riverboat rides, historic railroads excursions, horse carriage, and cobblestone…it’s one non-stop adventure after another just waiting to unfold. 


Seasonal Activities
Old Sacramento Waterfront

Alfresco on K Street

Enjoy passive activations, al fresco seating and more on K street during Sundays from May 12th to June 16th with live music from 10AM – 6PM and special food and drink offerings at neighboring restaurants. 

Waterfront Yoga

Join Yoga Moves Us from April through September for free yoga sessions with the community at the Old Sacramento Waterfront! Every Sunday at 9AM near the bike trail on the Embarcadero. 



From boat cruises to gold tours, to a mini golf adventure and train rides, there is something for everyone to enjoy. Come explore!



From nightclubs and bars to late night eats, fill your tum with all the late night yums. Explore the buzzing nightlife the Old Sacramento Waterfront has to offer.



Discover a wild collection of unusual, locally-owned shops revealing truly novel gifts, one-of-a-kind collectibles, and of course, more than enough upscale accessories and apparel for the hard-to-please. When asked, “Where in the world did you find that?” The answer, on the Waterfront, of course.


California Native Plant Walk

We have partnered with the California Native Plant Society to help us beautify the Old Sacramento Waterfront District, and would like you to take part in this fun and interactive journey. 

Join in on this fun and informational walk and learn about the different types of plants that are native to our area and a little bit of history as to why. 


On the Dock

Create an experience that goes beyond the ordinary along the waterfront. With unmatched views of the river, events, and places to eat, on the docks is where it rocks!



With picturesque historic landscapes to riverfront views, The Old Sacramento Waterfront has just the place to host your next gathering.


Tours in Old Sacramento

Whether you’re looking for a joy-ride or an educational tour, we’ve got you covered! 


Check out some of the tours happening throughout the district! 


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