Events honoring Sacramento’s ag heritage, local music and medleys, and of course, those that gave the ultimate sacrifice are just some of the highlights you’ll experience this Memorial Day weekend.
Sacramento365 has the lowdown on what you could be up to during these three fun-filled days!
Sacramento County Fair 2018
May 24-28 | Thurs-Sun 10am-10pm, Mon 10am-7pm
Kick off Memorial Day weekend early with an annual tradition! The friendly atmosphere of the Sacramento County Fair features an abundance of classic fair options, including specialty food, a rodeo and traditional county fair competitions alongside local bands, petting zoos and three new rides.
An affordable and interactive environment (Ages 12 and under are free!) makes this a great option for the whole family.
Brunch on Front Street
May 27 | Sun 11am-2pm
Those looking for an elegant way to enjoy their Sunday morning needn’t look any further than this one-of-a-kind dining experience in the middle of Front Street. With a menu and mimosas crafted by some of Old Sacramento’s finest restaurants, like the Firehouse and Fat City Bar & Cafe, and a deejay to keep the cobblestone streets lively, this will definitely be a holiday brunch to brag about to your coworkers come Tuesday morning.
Memorial Day Car Show
California Automobile Museum
May 28 | Mon 9am-2pm
With weather reaching 90 degrees on Monday, there is no more appropriate outing this Memorial Day weekend than the California Automobile Museum’s car show. Honoring the men and women who served our country, this event will showcase a military color guard and national anthem, live music, a car competition, and plenty of vendors with warm-weather treats.
Echo Fest Tribute Music Festival
May 26 & 27 | 2pm-10pm
For a little more fun in the sun this Memorial Day weekend, for the first time ever, the West Coast’s top quality tribute bands and musicians will gather to pay homage to a wide range of renowned artist over the span of two days, ranging from Selena and The Beatles to James Brown and Taylor Swift.
Torch Fest 2018
May 27 | Sun 4pm-11:55pm
Returning this year for those Age 21 and over, Torch Club offers a stageful of exceptional live music with a side of libations to ensure you dance the night away until Memorial Day!
Bloq Pacific Music Festival
Cesar Chavez Plaza
May 27 | Sun 3pm-9:30pm
One of the biggest R&B and hip-hop music festivals of the summer comes to Cesar Chavez Park with a lineup headed by Sage the Gemini and Eric Bellinger.
International Kids Festival
William Land Park
May 26 | Sat 10am-4pm
Looking for another fun way to spend the Memorial Day weekend with your kids?
This free festival allows kids to run wild on pony rides, jumbo inflatables, rock climbing walls and more! Local food trucks and stage entertainment by professional dancers, gymnasts and athletes will round out this family-fun day.
Looking for even more Memorial Day Weekend events to check out? Take a look at Sacramento365’s Holiday Events page.