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Get your Fall on in Placer County with these Family Friendly Events!
Family Friendly Events in Placer County for September and October.

It may seem like just yesterday that it was over 100 degrees, but fall is definitely on its way in Placer County for 2017. Give the family a break from homework and chores and experience some of the best fall family events Placer County has to offer.

Smithsonian Museum Day

This is the perfect event for curious kids and adults alike. For the 13th year the Maidu Museum and Historic Site in Roseville is participating in Smithsonian Museum Day Live! With contemporary art galleries, interactive exhibits, and kid friendly activities the whole family can get their learning on!

Where: Maidu Museum and Historic Site, 1960 Johnson Ranch Dr, Roseville, CA 95661
When: Saturday September 23rd, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Roseville Bike Fest

Knowing helmet safety should be just like riding a bike…you’ll never forget it! Roseville’s 25th annual Bike Fest aims to teach your whole family bike and helmet safety. They promise a little fun on top of the helmet fittings and safety inspections. There will be obstacle courses, riding demonstrations, and giveaways for all children.

Where: Mahany Park, 1545 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Roseville
When: Saturday, September 23, 2017, 9 a.m. – Noon

Roseville Family Fest

Forget those Saturday chores and bring the whole family to Roseville’s Family Fest. With food trucks, family friendly vendors as well as a kids zone…you shouldn’t hear the word “bored” once!

Where: Vernon Street Town Square, 311 Vernon Street, Roseville, CA 95678
When: Saturday, September 30th, 11-2:00 p.m.

Lincoln Creek Fest

Lincoln’s annual Creekfest aims to share with the community creeks and waterways of the Lincoln area. Not only will there be wildlife exhibits, fly casting demonstrations, bounce houses, kids area, and more, but the whole family can volunteer to clean up the creek. Give back to our beautiful wildlife and landscape by volunteering to remove trash and debris.

Where: McBean Park, McBean Park Dr, Lincoln, CA 95648
When: Saturday, September 30th, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Lion King Jr.

It’s the Circle of Liiifffeee and it moves us all…to see The Lion King Jr. at Rocklin Community Theatre. Bring the whole family to enjoy the musical adventures of young Simba the lion as he goes on adventures everywhere the light touches. For tickets and show times, click here.

Where: Rocklin Community Theatre, 4090 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677
When: September 29th to October 15th, 2017, Shows at 2:00 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

Llama’s and Pajamas


There is never a bad time when a llama is around! Bring the whole family to Blackberry Creek Farm Animal sanctuary in Colfax for a self-guided tour, animal meet and greet, and book reading. For tickets, please click here.

Where: Blackberry Creek Farm, 1170 Pinecroft Road Colfax, CA 95713
When: Saturday, October 7th, 3:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

All American Rib Cookoff

A rack of ribs a day….is something you’ll never hear a doctor say. However, that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy Auburn’s first event featuring a rib cookoff, craft beer, live music, and a kids zone. Proceeds will benefit ARD Youth Assistance, Crime Victims United and Placer High School Football.

Where: Recreation Park, 123 Recreation Dr, Auburn, CA 95603
When: Saturday, October 7th, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Barktober Fest

Your favorite fur kids deserve a festival too! Barktober Fest is dog, and human, friendly! Let your pup lead the way through a fun run, biergarten, vendors, and get a chance to meet local rescue organizations. For more tickets and information, click here.

Where: Maidu Park, 1550 Maidu Dr, Roseville, CA 95661
When: Sunday, October 8th 2017, 9:00 a.m to 3:00 p.m.

Coloma Gold Rush Live

Get in touch with your inner gold miner at Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park this September. This four day event is a reenactment of an 1850’s gold mining encampment complete with a miners, gamblers, wagon rides, a saloon, and more. You’ll strike it rich…in fun! For more information, click here.

Where: Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, 310 Back St, Coloma, CA 95613
When: Thursday October 12th to Sunday October 15th

Placer County is a beautiful place to live and offers events for the family throughout the whole year. From your furriest members of your family to the hungriest…Placer County has your fall 2017 calendar covered.

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