Things to do in the Sacramento area for June 17-19

Father’s Day is Sunday and there are plenty of events and festivities happening across Northern California from Juneteenth events to a beer festival and the El Dorado County fair. Juneteenth events across the areaSunday is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and there are events happening all weekend across Northern California. Click here for a full list. | VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE | What to expect at 2022 Juneteenth events at Land Park in SacramentoFront Street BrewfestLive music, beer and adoptable pets are the highlights of the 3rd Annual Front Street Brewfest on Saturday. The event is at the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento starting at 1 pm and runs till 4 pm Your ticket also gives you free entrance into the Auto Museum. The event is for those ages 21 and up. General admission tickets are $50 with all proceeds going to the animal shelter. Learn more here. El Dorado County FairThe El Dorado County Fair in Placerville runs from Friday through Sunday and has something for everyone. This year’s theme is “The Magic is Back” after 2 years of COVID-19 cancellations. You can enter yourself in a funnel cake eating contest or a bubblegum blowing contest, learn to stitch or enjoy the local livestock judging. Every night also boasts different concerts. Click here for the full schedule at the El Dorado County Fair.| VIDEO PLAYER BELOW | ‘Experience the Rubicon’ rock races set for El Dorado County Fair 1st International Lions Day FestivalA family-friendly free event in Stockton is the 1st International Lions Day Festival. Enjoy food, games and activities at the Swenson Park Golf Course put on by the San Joaquin Lions Club. The event runs from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday. Learn more here.San Joaquin AgFestThe San Joaquin AgFest and Junior Show & Auction wraps up this weekend. The event at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds provides youth the opportunity to exhibit their livestock and vocational projects to sell. For a full schedule of events click here.Mini-Golf Tournament You can par-take in Flat Stick Pubs mini-golf tournament with the chance to win $1 beers for an entire year. The tournament is on Father’s Day, Sunday, at the DoCo location. It runs from 12 pm to 2 pmPops in the ParkAfter a 2-year hiatus, Sacramento’s “Pops in the Park” series returns this weekend for its 30th anniversary. The event raises money for under-funded neighborhood parks, while bringing free entertainment to the community. One concert is at McKinley Park on Sunday. Learn more here.Goddess Night OutSacramento’s monthly ladies’ night includes a summer solstice disco on Saturday. The event is at The Auditorium at CLARA in Midtown Sacramento. It runs from 6 pm to 10 pm You can buy tickets here.Gene Barnett at Crawdads on the RiverGene Barnett will be on the patio stage at Crawdads on the River in Sacramento on Saturday. Tables are on a first come basis. Buy tickets here.Arden Fair Kids ClubFamilies are invited for a story time and crafts at Arden Fair Mall on Saturday. The club runs every third Sunday of the month. Learn more here. Here are free or low-cost things to do in Northern California this summer. Looking for more ideas of things to do in California or want to share recommendations? Consider joining our Things to Do in California Facebook group.

Father’s Day is Sunday and there are plenty of events and festivities happening across Northern California from Juneteenth events to a beer festival and the El Dorado County fair.

Juneteenth events across the area

Sunday is Juneteenth, which commemorates the end of slavery in the United States, and there are events happening all weekend across Northern California. Click here for a full list.

| VIDEO PLAYER ABOVE | What to expect at 2022 Juneteenth events at Land Park in Sacramento

Front Street Brewfest

Live music, beer and adoptable pets are the highlights of the 3rd Annual Front Street Brewfest on Saturday.

The event is at the Front Street Animal Shelter in Sacramento starting at 1 pm and runs till 4 pm Your ticket also gives you free entrance into the Auto Museum. The event is for those ages 21 and up. General admission tickets are $50 with all proceeds going to the animal shelter. Learn more here.

El Dorado County Fair

The El Dorado County Fair in Placerville runs from Friday through Sunday and has something for everyone. This year’s theme is “The Magic is Back” after 2 years of COVID-19 cancellations.

You can enter yourself in a funnel cake eating contest or a bubblegum blowing contest, learn to stitch or enjoy the local livestock judging. Every night also boasts different concerts.

Click here for the full schedule at the El Dorado County Fair.

| VIDEO PLAYER BELOW | ‘Experience the Rubicon’ rock races set for El Dorado County Fair

1st International Lions Day Festival

A family-friendly free event in Stockton is the 1st International Lions Day Festival. Enjoy food, games and activities at the Swenson Park Golf Course put on by the San Joaquin Lions Club. The event runs from 10 am to 3 pm on Saturday. Learn more here.

San Joaquin AgFest

The San Joaquin AgFest and Junior Show & Auction wraps up this weekend. The event at the San Joaquin County Fairgrounds provides youth the opportunity to exhibit their livestock and vocational projects to sell. For a full schedule of events click here.

Mini Golf Tournament

You can par-take in Flat Stick Pubs mini-golf tournament with the chance to win $1 beers for an entire year. The tournament is on Father’s Day, Sunday, at the DoCo location. It runs from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m

Pops in the Park

After a 2-year hiatus, Sacramento’s “Pops in the Park” series returns this weekend for its 30th anniversary. The event raises money for under-funded neighborhood parks, while bringing free entertainment to the community.

One concert is at McKinley Park on Sunday. Learn more here.

Goddess Night Out

Sacramento’s monthly ladies’ night includes a summer solstice disco on Saturday. The event is at The Auditorium at CLARA in Midtown Sacramento. It runs from 6 pm to 10 pm You can buy tickets here.

Gene Barnett at Crawdads on the River

Gene Barnett will be on the patio stage at Crawdads on the River in Sacramento on Saturday. Tables are on a first come basis. Buy tickets here.

Arden Fair Kids Club

Families are invited for a story time and crafts at Arden Fair Mall on Saturday. The club runs every third Sunday of the month. Learn more here.

Here are free or low-cost things to do in Northern California this summer. Looking for more ideas of things to do in California or want to share recommendations? Consider joining our Things to Do in California Facebook group.

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