The leaves are turning in the City of Trees, so it's time for our favorite fall events! From pumpkin patches to some of the nation’s biggest music festivals, there's plenty of excitement to be had in Sacramento this autumn. Here are ten of the season’s top festivities you won’t want to miss.
10 Events in Sacramento This Autumn
Van Gogh Exhibit: The Immersive Experience
Open Through the End of the Year at 31 15th Street
Have you ever imagined stepping into a painting? This traveling exhibition lets you enter an immersive world filled with Van Gogh's masterpieces. Publications like USA Today and CNN regard this incredible experience as one of the best immersive experiences in the world. Step into a 20,000-square-foot light and sound spectacular showcasing some of Van Gogh's most compelling works, take a virtual walk alongside the painter himself, or create your own masterpiece.
Folsom Americana Fest
Weekends Through October 21st at Dan Russell Rodeo Arena
The Folsom Americana Fest is a music festival showcasing country, bluegrass, rockabilly, and folk music. Proceeds from your ticket will benefit worthy local causes, including the Folsom Cash Art Trail, honoring the one and only Johnny Cash.
The festival wraps up on October 21st with a concert featuring John Carter Cash celebrating the Folsom Cash Art Trail's 5th anniversary.
Chalk It Up! Festival
Labor Day Weekend at Fremont Park
Say goodbye to summer with a Sacramento tradition - Chalk It Up! Stroll through the city and enjoy sidewalk chalk art masterpieces, live music, vendors, and more! This free festival takes place at Fremont Park.
Visit the festival.
Tower Bridge Dinner
September 11th at Tower Bridge
This incredible dining experience brings together hundreds of foodies to enjoy meals prepared by top chefs from our region and worldwide. Enjoy your meal paired with favorite local vendors like Sacramento’s Block Ice. This unforgettable culinary experience is served along Sacramento’s famous Tower Bridge.
THIS: Railyards ft. Chris Lake
September 17th at The Railyards
THIS 916 presents a concert with Chris Lake hosted right here at The Railyards! Chris Lake is a British producer who does House and Electronic Dance Music.
This event is limited to attendees 21 years old and up.
Farm to Fork Festival
September 23rd and 24th at the Capitol Mall
This food and music festival is a Sacramento favorite! This year's shindig will include music from headliners Japanese Breakfast and Gregory Porter. Listen while you enjoy regional wine, craft beer, and local eats.
September 24th at 24th and K Street
Der Biergarten is taking over the block of 24th and K Street to celebrate Oktoberfest. This cash-only event will feature live music, excellent beer, as well as games and prizes.
Tickets will not be available at the door on the day of the event, so make sure to get yours in advance.
Roemer Pumpkin Patch and Corn Maze
October 1st-30th at 6851 Hedge Ave, Sacramento
This local pumpkin patch has been a regional family tradition since 1995. Pick out your pumpkin for Halloween, enjoy a festive hayride, or explore the famous 5-acre corn maze.
Plan your visit.
October 6th-9th at Discovery Park
The West Coast’s biggest rock festival is back in 2022. The 21 and up festival features headliners like Slipknot, Kiss, My Chemical Romance, and Muse this year. Grab a beer and a bite to eat and enjoy this incredible lineup.
October 15th and 16th at Discovery Park
This country music festival will feature names like Tim McGraw, Sam Hunt, Brothers Osborne, Midland, and Carly Pearce. Plus, you can start your day off at the GoldenSky Beer Festival, where attendees will enjoy unlimited complimentary tastings of beer, cider, and hard seltzer.
This fall brings plenty of festivity for music fans, families, and more! What fall events are you looking forward to? Share with us on social media!