Courtesy of the Chalk It Up Facebook Page
Labor Day often signifies the end of summer, the first signs of the changing seasons, and the start of school. And what’s happening this long weekend is giving you plenty of reasons to spend it here in Sacramento.
Cool off in Golden 1 Center and watch the World Butchers Challenge, listen to some hot jazz, or experience a foodie’s wildest dream! Sacramento365 has rounded up some events so you can give summer a proper goodbye:
Hot Jazz Jubilee
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Sacramento
Sept 2-5 | Fri-Mon 9am-5pm
At Hot Jazz Jubilee, guests can dance along to the to classic and early jazz, swing, zydeco, and classic rock ‘n’ roll.
SacAnime Summer 2022
SAFE Credit Union Convention Center
Sept 2-4 | Fri Noon-11pm, Sat 10am-11pm, Sun 10am-6pm
SacAnime is the show where “Fans Come to Play.” Their philosophy has always been to provide fun, safe, family-friendly environment, with top-shelf entertainment at a reasonable price.
Foodieland Night Market
Sept 2-5 | Fri 3pm-10pm, Sat & Sun 1pm-10pm, Mon 1pm-8pm
If you missed it in August, don’t sweat! The FoodieLand Night Market returns to Cal Expo, bringing over 150 vendors to the foodie-inspired multi-cultural food and entertainment festival. Reminder: You must reserve your entry time in advance.
Behind the Barre: Made in Sacramento
The Sofia Tsakopoulos Center for the Arts
Sept 2-3 | Fri 7:30pm & Sun 2pm, 7:30pm
A collaborative performance of local dance, music, and art, featuring more than 30 Sacramento artists! Delicious local brews will be provided by Behind the Barre title sponsor New Helvetia Brewing Company in support of Capital Dance Project.
World Butchers’ Challenge
Golden 1 Center
Sept 3 | Sat 10am
See the ‘Olympics of Meat’ in the heart of downtown Sacramento. See butchers from around the world show off their knife skills on at the world’s largest butchery event.
Chalk It Up Festival
Sept 3-5 | Sat-Mon 10am-6pm
The Chalk It Up! Chalk Art and Music Festival is a three-day celebration of local artists and the arts community. Hear live local music, shop from local craft, maker, and food vendors in the marketplace, and watch local artists turn the sidewalks around Fremont Park into colorful works of temporary art.
Sacramento Brazilian Carnaval 2022
CLARA (E. Claire Raley Studios for the Performing Arts)
Sept 3 | Sat 4pm-11pm
At Brazilian Carnaval, guest can expect amazing musical performances, dances, Brazilian food and drinks, a costume contest and so much more!
Sacramento Rainbow Festival
Sept 4 | Sun 4pm-11pm
Rainbow Festival is an LGBTQ Community Block Party Fundraiser held annually at the intersection of 20th and K streets in Midtown Sacramento.
If you are looking for more fun on Labor Day Weekend, check out Sacramento365’s online calendar.