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Annual Events in the Greater Sacramento Area

Annual Labor Day Events

Around the Greater Sacramento Area

Gold Rush Days in Old Sacramento: A popular event where Sacramento's historic district is transformed into a scene from the 1850s, with reenactments, gold panning, and horse-drawn carriages.

Chalk It Up Festival: An annual chalk art festival held in Fremont Park over Labor Day weekend, featuring artwork, live music, food vendors, and kids' activities.

Labor Day Concerts: Many local venues, such as the Golden 1 Center or the Ace of Spades, often host concerts featuring various artists on Labor Day weekend.

Sacramento Greek Festival: While not always held on Labor Day weekend, this festival often falls around the same time and features Greek food, dancing, and music.

River Cruises: Companies like Hornblower Cruises and the Delta King Riverboat often offer special river cruises over the Labor Day weekend.

Wine Tasting Events: Many wineries in the nearby wine regions, such as Lodi or Amador County, host special events or offer discounts over the Labor Day weekend.

BBQs and Picnics in Local Parks: Many families and friend groups host BBQs or picnics in local parks to take advantage of the long weekend.

Sacramento River Cats Baseball Game: Sacramento's minor league baseball team often has home games over Labor Day weekend, which can be a fun way to spend the holiday.