8 More Can’t-Miss Sacramento Springtime Events for 2022

Children on a carnival ride. Discover 8 incredible springtime events in Sacramento for 2022, from fairs to festivals to fun runs.

8 More Can’t-Miss Sacramento Springtime Events for 2022

March 10, 2022 | By The Railyards

Spring has sprung in Sacramento! Flowers are blooming, the sun is out, and Sacramento is ready to experience all the community has to offer, from live music to fairs, festivals, fun runs, fundraisers, and more.

Discover 8 Sensational Springtime Events in Sacramento

Doggy Dash & Bark in the Park Festival: April 23, 2022

Join Northern California’s largest 2k/ 5k walk to support life-saving care for animals in need at the Doggy Dash at William Land Park. Enjoy the Bark in the Park Festival, K-9 demonstrations, doggy contests and shows, and vendor booths to support the Sacramento SPCA. This is a family-friendly, pet-friendly event! Bark at the Park Festival admission is FREE for registered Doggy Dash walkers.

Register for Event

Sacramento Earth Day: April 24, 2022

The largest Earth Day celebration in Sacramento takes place at Southside Park. 100 vendors, organizations, and businesses will be sharing information to cultivate a greener way of living. There will be an extensive display of electric vehicles with free EV test drives or rides, and a variety of fun activities for families, including interactive educational games and a kids’ area. Live music and a range of plant-based (vegan) cuisine options are offered, and even valet parking for your bicycle! This is a FREE family-friendly event.

Learn More

Cactus and Succulent Show: May 6-8, 2022

The Sacramento Cactus & Succulent Society presents a free 3-day plant sale and exhibition at the Shepard Garden and Arts Center from May 6-8. Whether you’re looking for some new varieties to take home or just want to take in the beauty of these drought-tolerant plants, succulent and cactus fans will love this home and garden event.

Learn More

East Sac Garden Show: May 7-8, 2022

The East Sacramento Garden Show is an annual fundraiser for David Lubin Elementary school. This year marks the school’s 100th anniversary! This year, guests have exclusive access to some of the best gardens of the East Sacramento community, plus feature a free event on campus with local makers and vendors, live music, hot food and food trucks, and experiences for the whole family.

Get Tickets Now

Sac Grilled Cheese Festival: May 14-15, 2022

It’s crunchy, ooey, gooey, and delicious. Who doesn’t love a good grilled cheese?! There’s something for everyone at the Grilled Cheese Festival, from bounce houses to beer and wine pairings. Saturday is for adults 21+ and features unlimited samples of grilled cheese sandwiches plus craft beers, regional wines, desserts, music, and games. On Sunday, the festival is fun for the whole family and features live music, a kid's zone, games, and more. It’s sure to be a gouda time.

Get Tickets Now

Raley Field Brewfest: May 17, 2022

On Friday, May 17, join the fun and unlimited craft beer tasting at Raley Field for the Raley Field Brewfest. Over 50 craft breweries will be on the field, plus enjoy live music by Band of Coyotes and a classic arcade game area courtesy of the Coin-Op.

You must be aged 21+ to attend this event.
Get Tickets Now

Sacramento County Fair: May 26-30

Spend Memorial Weekend at the Sacramento County Fair. The Sac County Fair has been a family favorite since its inception in 1937. Enjoy traditional county fair competitions, agriculture displays, carnival rides, food, and festival-style entertainment, including live music, bull riding, and the world premiere featured exhibit Dinosaurs throughout the Ages (free with fair admission).

For more excitement, buy an extra ticket to the Demolition Derby or Malicious Monster Truck Insanity Tour (these events are not included with admission).

Get Tickets Now

Concerts in the Park: May - July

#CIPSAC is back! Concerts in the Park is a free music series on Friday nights during May, June, and July at Cesar Chavez Park in Downtown Sacramento. This season kicks off on May 6 at 5 pm.

Learn More

Which springtime Sacramento event are YOU most excited about?

Enjoy this article? Share it with your friends.

Be A Part of The Railyards.

Take one moment to tell us what your unique vision is for a future home at The Railyards.

Take The Survey