The most local events in Sacramento, CA

Your curated calendar for new openings, tours, exhibits, and foodie events.

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Now that September has arrived, hopefully cooler weather isn’t far behind.


You asked, we’re answering. A new and improved SACtoday events calendar is here.

Or maybe you didn’t realize we even had an events calendar — consider this your ticket to the most fun and relevant events in Sacramento, including:

  • Cocktails, Mocktails & Bites Food Tour | Wed. Sept. 7 | 4:30-7 p.m. | 5861 18th Ave. | $125+ | Indulge in craft cocktails, non-alcoholic mocktails + tasty eats while you see some of Midtown’s best art. 🍸
  • Doobie Brothers 50th Anniversary Tour | Thurs., Sept. 29 | 8 p.m. | Hard Rock Live | $200+ | “Listen to the Music” as the renowned rockers jam out in the River City. 🎸
  • Outdoor Family Storytime | Fri. Sept. 9 | 9:30-10 a.m. | Kunsting Park | Free | Bring the kids to enjoy songs + stories aimed at improving literacy, courtesy of the Franklin Library. 📚
  • Little Women | Thurs., Sept. 22-Sun., Oct. 2 | Times vary | Sacramento Theatre Company | $23+ | Witness the stage adaptation of Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed novel.
  • Sacramento Songwriter Showcase | Wed., Sept. 21 | 6-8 p.m. | Library of Musiclandria | $10 | Enjoy an evening of tunes courtesy of a revolving door of local musicians. 🎤

As Sacramentans ourselves, we love making sure that Sac has access to the most robust, relevant, and hyperlocal events calendar possible. In part, we rely on readers like you to keep us in the loop — start submitting your events now. (Just like before, you can add your event to our calendar for free but we’ve also added a few new paid promotional opportunities to take advantage of as well, starting at just $15.)

In addition to the hundreds of events that you can discover each month on our website, each issue of our newsletter features a dedicated events section, with our curated editorial picks for the upcoming week, organized by day. Keep scrolling just a little bit and you’ll see what we mean. Pro tip: Click the link to see our full calendar if you want to start planning ahead.

Want to know which events we’re most excited about? Your friendly neighborhood City Editors (👋 that’s us, Matt + Jordan) can often be found out and about at the newest restaurant openings, Republic FC games, festivals, and fairs — see what we’re up to in the Wrap section at the bottom of each newsletter or by following us on Instagram @SACtoday. Click the button below to bookmark your best events for September. ⤵️

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