Signature Events

As the epicenter of the region’s most exciting events, Downtown Sac serves as the city’s hub for eating, drinking, and exploring. With more than 200 days of event programming a year, these signature events activate a vibrant and attractive downtown. The following Downtown Sacramento Partnership-produced events attract nearly 500,000 people to the urban core year after year.

Concerts in the Park

The FREE summer music series is a true festival experience, with a full lineup of musicians, food trucks, boutiques, live art performances and more on Fridays from May 6 - July 29.


Farmers’ Markets

The downtown farmers market offers an opportunity to shop for the freshest California-grown seasonal favorites, from fruits and vegetables to baked goods, flowers, herbs, and cheeses!


Old Sacramento Waterfront

Take a stroll along the Old Sacramento Waterfront to enjoy year-round activities in the historic district, from bar crawls and live music to shopping and food tours.


Downtown Ice Rink

Recognized as a seasonal landmark on The Kay for nearly 30 years, the Ice Rink provides a playful escape into a winter wonderland for kids and adults alike.


Dine Downtown

Highlighting the best fare on the grid with 3-course meals, the award-winning Dine Downtown Restaurant Week allows you to experience our city’s gourmet foodie scene for a price you can’t beat.


State of Downtown

The annual breakfast previews downtown revitalization initiatives and projects while serving as a stimulus for exchanging ideas and prioritizing goals for the central business district.