No plans for the Fourth of July? Here are a few ideas!

By: Peter Bittner

Here at SacFoodies, we’re as excited as anyone to begin the holiday weekend. Before it’s upon us, take a look at the exciting events coming up! So many to choose from…

City and County of Sacramento Independence Day Celebration

  • July 4 at 5 p.m., Cal Expo, Sacramento
  • Free admission, $10 parking, $10 reserved seats for best viewing
  • Biggest fireworks show in the area, activities at the Miller Lite Racetrack Grandstand
  • More info at calexpo.com.


[Courtesy of SacTown Mag]

 Rancho Cordova Fourth of July Celebration

  • July 3 from 4 p.m. – 11 p.m.; July 4 from noon – 11 p.m., Hagan Park, Rancho Cordova
  • $2 admission, $10 parking
  • July 3: Carnival, concert, BMX show, and a fireworks mini-show .
  • July 4: 5k race, live music, Kids Zone! activities, and fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
  • More info at ranchocordovajuly4th.com.

Fourth on the Field

  • July 4 from 6 p.m. -10 p.m., Raley Field, West Sacramento
  • $15.85 general admission, $9.95 children under 12
  • Raley Field will be lined with food trucks, interactive games, kids area, live music and inflatables.
  • More info at raleyfield.com.

55th Annual Folsom Pro Rodeo

  • Began July 1 and runs through July 4 from 6 p.m. – 10 p.m., Historic Folsom & the Dan Russell Arena
  • $19.50 adults, $15 children under 10 and seniors over 62
  • Rodeo fun includes mutton busting, roping events, riding events, motocross acts, rodeo queen and horse drill team performances, live music and delicious food. Fireworks every night at 9:30 p.m.
  • More info at folsomrodeo.com.

Red, White & Brews

  • July 3, 6 p.m., Old Sacramento, various locations with different closing times
  • Select $3 American beer at participating bars
  • River Cats post-game fireworks over Raley Field and the Sacramento River
  • More info, including a list of participating bars, at oldsacramento.com.

Red White and Brews photo

[Courtesy of oldsacramento.com]

Regardless of how you celebrate, please enjoy your holiday responsibly. Let us know your favorite part of the long weekend!

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