You don’t have to look too far to find a way to celebrate the 4th of July this year. With so many events to choose from, Sacramento365 has a rundown of events that are sure to keep your Independence Day poppin’!
Folsom Pro Rodeo
Dan Russell Rodeo Arena
June 30-July 3 | Sat-Tue 6pm-10pm
A Folsom classic since the ‘60s, the Folsom Pro Rodeo packs patriotic fun, bull riding, mutton busting, motocross, and spectacular fireworks into their show nightly. Be sure to view their schedule to catch unique special events each day like a celebration with Out of Bounds Brewing Company and after parties with Folsom Diesel Works’ Saloon Under the Stars!
Fourth on the Field
July 4 | Wed 6pm
Food trucks, fireworks, and family fun abound at Raley Field, making this one of the best spots in Sacramento to catch fireworks this time of year!
July 4th at Cal Expo
July 4 | Wed 4:30pm-9:30pm
For those looking to add some extra sizzle to their fireworks experience, Cal Expo offers a free show complete with live music, including the 24K Magic Live Tribute Band & The Bruno Boys Dance Team.
Roseville Independence Day Parade and Activities
July 4 | Wed 9am-1pm
A good ol’ fashion Independence Day tradition will be parading through Roseville, ending at Royer Park where the Capitol Pops Concert Band will provide a lively soundtrack to a day of fun in the sun. Kids can enjoy a morning of face painting, balloon artists, and more at this exceptionally family-friendly event.
Rancho Cordova 4th of July Celebration
Hagan Community Park
July 3 & 4 | Tue 4pm-11pm & Wed 10am-11pm
A jam-packed, two-day celebration of both the 4th of July and the 15th anniversary of the City of Rancho Cordova, this carnival features way too many awesome attractions to fully list! Highlights include thrill rides, a beer garden and food court, live music (the Bruno Boys making another Independence Day appearance!), and fireworks.
A full breakdown of events is available here – featuring a list of everything free you can enjoy and won’t want to miss!
Elk Grove Salutes the Red, White, and Blue
Elk Grove Regional Park
July 4 | Wed 4pm-10pm
For the 22nd year in a row, Elk Grove will host its annual fireworks show featuring vendors, food trucks, roaming entertainment, a pie-eating contest, live music, and more!
4th of July River Cruises
L Street Dock
July 4 | Wed 1pm-6:30pm
If kicking back and relaxing on land doesn’t quite satisfy your 4th of July plans, Hornblower Cruises offers one-hour Sacramento River cruises where their knowledgeable staff will offer insights on the ecology and history of our riverways along with face painting and balloon-art fun!
Looking for even more 4th of July events to check out? Take a look at Sacramento365’s Holiday Events page.