This annual event celebrating Mexican Independence Day is held in Sacramento on the evening of September 15 on the west side of the California State Capitol.
Admission to the public is free. Come enjoy the many booth and table exhibits, artifacts, food, musical and artistic presentations, and a unique international experience.
Coordinated by Mexican Cultural Center of Northern California.
DATE: September 15, 2018
TIME: 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Sunday Funday is a free, family event with entertainment, kid fun zones, food, and business and craft booths.
Sponsored by the City of Citrus Heights, Sunrise Recreation & Parks District, Citrus Heights Chamber, and local businesses.
DATE: September 23, 2018
TIME: 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The annual Elk Grove Giant Pumpkin Festival welcomes guests of all ages to Elk Grove Regional Park over the first weekend in October. What began in 1994 as a small harvest celebration is now Elk Grove’s largest family festival and attracts an estimated 45,000 guests each year!
Some of California’s heftiest pumpkins will weigh off at the festival. The festival has something for everyone with many attractions, including the Elk Grove World Pumpkin Pie Eating Championship, pumpkin derby, pumpkin recipe contest, scarecrow-making contest, kids’ zone, live entertainment, an art walk, crafts, pumpkin food, and a race across the lake between giant pumpkin boats!
Hosted by the Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD) Parks and Recreation Department in partnership with many sponsors.
For more information, visit the CSD Parks and Recreation website.
DATE: October 6 and 7, 2018
TIME: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.