Hey Sacramento, Friday Is 916 Day!

Celebrate all things Sacramento on 9/16 for “916 Day”

By Marilyn Nelson on September 14, 2022
(Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

The Sacramento City Council has officially declared this Friday, September 16, as “916 Day.”

916 Day was launched in 2018 as a way to promote pride and healing in our city. This year to celebrate, you’re invited to volunteer at local park clean-up events and help plant trees.

Several events will be help across the city:

  • Clean up in Natomas on Sept. 17 at 10 a.m. at North Natomas Regional Park
  • Tree planting on Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. at Triangle Park in North Sacramento
  • 916 Week Closing Event on Oct. 8 at 9 a.m. at McKinley Park
  • Tree planting and painting on Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. at John Muir Park downtown
  • Tree planting on Sept. 16 at 8 a.m. at Argonaut Park near Freeport Boulevard in South Sacramento
  • Tree Planting on Sept. 17 at 9 a.m. at George Sim Community Center near Elder Creek and Power Inn roads
  • 916 Day Celebration and Tree Planting on Sept. 16 at 4 p.m. at Garcia Bend Park in the Pocket, with speakers to follow at 6 p.m.

Register to volunteer at any of the events HERE.

Watch for the Sacramento Kings to announce events and activities for the upcoming 2022-23 NBA Season on 916 Day. Kings dancers, and the 916 Crew are expected to be at the Golden 1 Center from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Friday.