Looking for something fun for the whole family to do this Labor Day Weekend? Don’t want to spend a fortune? Then you came to the right place! There are so many activity options for Labor Day – everything from camping, festivals, and backyard bbq’s! If you are in the Sacramento, California area, I have a few budget friendly suggestions to help you get started on your Labor Day plans.
11th Annual Sacramento Gold Rush Days 2010
Go back to a simpler time, and enjoy the sights and sounds of the pioneer days in Old Sacramento this Labor Day! Come stroll the streets, paved in dirt and watch an old wild west gunfight or dance to music at the Save-Mart stage. Feeling lucky? Try your luck and pan for some gold! There are pony, carriage, and wagon rides, a tent city, food, shopping and so much more!
Where: Old Sacramento
When: September 3rd (9a-4p), Sept. 4th & 5th (11a-7p), Sept. 6th(11a-4p)
For more information, please visit the official Gold Rush Days website at: www.sacramentogoldrushdays.com
20th Annual Chalk-It-Up Festival
What a great way to celebrate Labor Day and support a local children’s art charity! Chalk-It-Up is a non-profit organization, that focuses on art education and activities for children. The festival will offer sidewalk art, local bands, performers, a kids creative space, food, crafts and a beer garden. Since Chalk-It-Up’s purpose is to encourage children’s involment in art programs, ALL children’s activities will be FREE!
When: Sept. 4-6 (10a-6p Daily)
Where: Fremont Park corner of 16th and Q st. in Sacramento
for more information on the festival and to learn how to donate or volunteer, please visit their website at: www.chalkitup.org
47th Annual Sacramento Greek Festival 2010
Dying for an exotic vacation, but don’t have the timeor money? Then come take a tour of Greece, at the Sacramento Convention Center this Labor Day! take a stroll through the market place, watch traditional dances performed, or take advantage of the FREE dance lassons offered! There will be a silent auction and a variety of Greek Cuisine will be offered along with FREE cooking dominstrations. There is FREE admission on Friday Sept. 3rd From 11am until 3pm for everyone!!
Admission: $5 for Adults, $4 for Seniors, and kids 12 and under are FREE
When: Sept. 3rd (11a-11p), Sept. 4th (12p-11pm), Sept. 5th (12p-10p)
Where: Sacramento Convention Center 1400 J st.
For more information on the festival or to print a $2 off admission coupon, please visit their website at:
Please remember to be safe and have fun!!!!!