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96 Free Things To Do In Sacramento

MIX 96 wants to share all of the free fun activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy!

November 15 @ 12:00 am - December 31 @ 11:59 pm

MIX 96 wants to share all of the fun free and/or affordable activities going on in and around the Sacramento area for you and your family to enjoy! Be sure to check back often to find new and updated free activities and events going on in your area. Scroll through this page to get ideas on where you can have some fun, while staying safe, right here in Sacramento!


Blueberry Festival

They’re back and bringing even more blueberry goodness! Bring the family and enjoy spacious grounds for kids to run and pick our delicious non GMO blueberries, while enjoying all our festival has to offer! Kids age 4 and under are FREE! We hope to have extra tickets at the gate but cannot guarantee admission day of so it’s best to get your tickets early here

When: June 10-11 from 8AM to 1PM

Where: 1820 Arroyo Vista Way, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762


Sacramento Antique Faire

When: 2nd Sunday of every month at 6:30AM-3PM

Where: Sleep Train Arena rear parking lots (Plan to find us at this location through Spring of 2023. We will move back to our permanent location at 21st & X St in Midtown when the freeway construction project currently underway is completed.)

*Event is NOT free, but parking is! Price of admission is $3 and cash ONLY*

About 300 Vendors from throughout Northern California and beyond are on hand selling wonderful antique and vintage goods such as furniture, clothing, jewelry, military, garden items, farmhouse decor, architectural salvage, lighting, and so much more!

It’s a huge treasure hunt… Come join the fun, you never know what you might find!


Davis Downtown’s 2nd Friday

When: Every 2nd Friday of the month

Where: Downtown Davis

A monthly evening of open galleries and artists’ receptions at businesses, galleries and other art-friendly locations in downtown Davis and beyond. Events occur year-round, are free and open to the public. Many venues include receptions, refreshments and opportunities to meet artists.

Each venue has their own specific times. See the monthly 2nd Friday ArtAbout Guide and Map for specifics (available at the Pence Gallery and online at https://davisdowntown.com/2nd-friday-artabout during the week of the ArtAbout).

For more info: Click Here


Orangevale Summer Palooza

When: June 16-18, 2023 (times vary)

Where: Orangevale Community Park, 7301 Filbert Ave, Orangevale, CA 95662

Celebrating Orangevale’s rural roots and our amazing community! Check out their website for more information or to purchase tickets.


Food Truck Nights

When: April 4, June 9 & 13, 2023 at 5PM

Where: Firestone Park in Antelope

Free event featuring a showing of a family-friendly movie! A portion of the proceeds from this event will benefit the Gene Anher Youth Scholarship Fund. Check out their website for information on what movie will be playing!


Family Swim Nights

When: June 9-August 4, 2023, every other Friday from 7-8:30PM (June 9 event will start at 5PM for Food Truck Family Swim Night)

Where: Antelope Aquatic Complex, 7990 Palmerson Dr, Antelope, CA 95843


Main Street Farmers Market

When: June through October, every Wednesday at 4PM- dusk (8PM)

Where: 401 Main Street, Placerville, CA 95667

The Main Street Farmers’ Market offers an abundance of locally produced fruit, vegetables, jams, cottage wares and more within a family friendly environment of music and community. Please follow our Facebook or Instagram pages for the latest events and market happenings.


Certified Farmers Markets of Sac County

When: Sundays at 8AM-12PM

Where: Arden Fair Mall, 1601 Arden Way, Sacramento


When: Saturdays 8AM-12PM

Where: Multiple locations (Sacramento: Country Club Plaza, Butano Parking lot; Fair Oaks/Rancho Cordova: Sunrise Light Rail Station, Folsom & Sunrise; Elk Grove: Laguna Gateway, Laguna & Big Horn Blvd)


When: Wednesdays 9AM-1PM, May 4-Sept. 28

Where: Downtown Sacramento. Capitol Mall & 6th St


When: Thursdays 8AM-12PM

Where: South Sacramento, Florin Sears Back Lot, 65th St bend near US Foods

Buy directly from California growers at this certified farmers’ market!

For more info: Click Here


Downtown Woodland Food Truck Mania

When: First Sunday of every month, 4:00PM – 8:00PM

Where: 428 1st St, Woodland, CA 95695

Join us on the 1st Sunday of every month in Downtown Woodland for Food Truck Mania from 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a delicious range of gourmet food trucks! 

For more info: Click Here


Elk Grove Food Truck Mania

When: First Wednesday of every month, 5PM – 8PM

Where: Old Town Plaza, 9645 Railroad St. Elk Grove, CA 95624

Join us on the 1st Wednesday of every month for our Elk Grove Food Truck Mania from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a delicious range of gourmet food trucks! 

For more info: Click Here


Fair Oaks Food Truck Mania/Classic Car Show

When: March – November, First Thursday of every month, at 5PM-8PM

Where: Fair Oaks Park – 11549 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628

Join us every 1st Thursday for “Fair Oaks Food Truck Mania” from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm for a delicious range of gourmet food trucks.

For more info: Click Here


Trivia at Brickyard

When: every Wednesday at 6PM

Where: 1475 Eureka Rd Ste 120, Roseville, CA 95661

This week’s trivia is…Name That Tune: DISNEY Edition! Don’t miss this EPIC trivia! It’s your favorite Disney classics but you get to guess that tune! Bring your kids and have some specials!

November 15, 2021 12:00 am - December 31, 2024 11:59 pm