Photo courtesy of Sacramento County Fair
Sacramento makes the most of this holiday weekend and offers a little something for everyone — kids, families, and veterans alike!
Sacramento County Fair
May 23-27 | Thur-Sun 10am-10pm, Mon 10am-7pm
It wouldn’t truly be a Memorial Day weekend in Sacramento without the County Fair. The entire family can enjoy this tradition packed with hands-on activities, agriculture, midway games, festival entertainment, and don’t forget the food and petting zoos!
Old Sacramento Waterfront Days
Old Sacramento Waterfront
May 24-26 | Fri-Sun 10am-10pm
Take a trip through Old Sacramento with the family and watch history come alive! The district will travel back in time to bring you entertainment from period musicians, historical reenactments, gold panning, hands-on children’s arts and crafts activities, and more to give you a sense of life during the Gold Rush.
Roseville Greek Food and Wine Festival
St. Anna Greek Orthodox Church
May 24-26 | Fri 5pm-1pm, Sat Noon-10pm, Sun Noon-8pm
For more festive fun — eat, drink, and party Greek style in Roseville during this cultural celebration where you’ll find plenty of lamb, as well as vegan and vegetarian options, and pastries while being entertained by the Greek music of the Helios Band.
International Kids Festival
William Land Park
May 25 | Sat 10am-4pm
If you’re looking to keep the kids engaged, this day is filled with activities like free pony rides, a rock climbing wall, trampolines, face painting and a ton more! A variety of local food trucks and stage entertainment will also join the fun.
Global Local Mercado
May 25 | Sat Noon-5pm
Treat yourself to something nice and something uniquely handmade at this marketplace event celebrating Hispanic cultures. Arts and good from local and global vendors will be featured alongside vintage clothing, self-care, and beauty products, and the day will truly come to life with a live DJ and plenty of food.
Roseville Jazz Festival
Vernon Street Town Square, Roseville
May 25-26 | Sat 10am-8:10pm & Sun 10am-8:15pm
This weekend also plays host to a gathering of world-class jazz in Downtown Roseville during this second annual Jazz Fest. Hear internationally renowned talents as well as local high school bands across five venues.
California Automobile Museum Memorial Day Car Show
California Automobile Museum
May 27 | Mon 9am-2pm
Celebrate ’Vettes and Vets at this car show to raise funds for the Veteran’s Resource Center. In addition to a variety of classic cars, the color guard will present the flag and colors during a national anthem. Food and music throughout will make this the perfect celebration.
Memorial Day Services
May 27 | Mon 10am-11am
Those looking for a more traditional celebration of Memorial Day can look to memorial parks such as East Sacramento, Sierra Hills, and Elk Grove for a free service that includes special tributes, music, and food.
Looking for even more Memorial Day weekend events to check out? Take a look at Sacramento365’s Holiday Events page.