June in Placer and Sacramento Counties offers anything and everything: food, beer, animals, live music, puzzles, airplanes, Adam Sandler movies, tacos, birthday parties and a day just for Dad’s! With so many activities to choose from, here is a list of some of the best events in Placer and Sacramento Counties. I’ve even included some local Father’s Day activities in case a last minute card just won’t do!
Get your sunscreen ready and bring an empty belly! The Placer County Fair is here in June! Enjoy all the classic fair offerings: amazing vendors, food, carnival rides, livestock, auctions, live music and so much more! Don’t forget to enjoy cotton candy and corn dogs…after the rides, of course!
When: Thursday, June 22nd and Friday, June 23, 3:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m. Saturday, June 24 and Sunday June 25, 12:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: 800 All America City Boulevard, Roseville, CA 95678
Called “The Best Little Airshow in the West”, the whole family can enjoy this full airshow with a variety of performers and events including the Air Force Academy’s cadet parachute Team, aerial performances,Youth Aerospace Expo, drone demonstrations and more. For tickets and more information click here.
When: Saturday, June 10, 2017, 6:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Where: Lincoln Regional Airport, 1480 Flightline Dr. Lincoln, CA 95648
Come to the Woodcreek Golf Course for an evening of live music, local food trucks, beer garden, wine bar and an outdoor screening of the Adam Sandler classic, Happy Gilmore. Bring your comfiest chair, blankets and pillows. Get ready to laugh and stuff your face. Just not at the same time! Click here for ticket information.
When: Saturday, June 17th, 6:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Where: 5880 Woodcreek Oak Blvd Roseville, California 95747
What’s better than a cold beer on a hot California day? Rocklin Brewfest has the answer; enjoying samples from over 35 breweries and 7 wineries. The Rocklin Brewfest is a fundraising activity held by the South Placer Rotary and proceeds go to South Placer children’s charities. Do some good and drink some good…beer! Click here to get tickets!
When: Saturday, June 3, 2017 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Where:Johnson-Springview Park, 5480 5th Street, Rocklin, CA 95677
No need to RSVP, the whole family is invited to Auburn’s Party in the Park. With a beer garden, BBQ pit, live music tributes to Queen and Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, kid zone with face painting and bounce houses this party has something for every member of the family! Click here for more information.
When: Friday, June 16th starting at 5 p.m.
Where: Regional Park, 3770 Richardson Drive, Auburn, CA 95602
Taste of Summer
Celebrate the beginning of summer with the best of Sacramento’s food, beer and wine. This weekend event includes tastings of food, beer and wine on Saturday, June 3rd and a Farm-to-Fork brunch on Sunday, June 4th. During brunch you can finally answer the age old question…are bottomless mimosas or bottomless bloody marys better? Purchase individual day ticket or combo tickets here.
When: Saturday June 3rd, and Sunday June 4th 2017
Where: Downtown Sacramento
Tacos make the world go round! And they make for a very happy family! Bring everyone to the Sacramento Taco Fest and experience live music, taco eating competitions, a chihuahua beauty contest and of course…all the tacos a person could want! Click here for tickets and more information.
When: Saturday, June 3rd, 12:00 p.m to 6:30 p.m
Where: Del Paso Blvd, between W. El Camino and Arden Way
Sacramento Zoo 90th Birthday
The Sacramento Zoo is turning 90 and we’re all invited to celebrate! With regular admission, the whole family can enjoy educational encounters, sno-cones, bounce houses, zoo crafts and more. There are rumors you can even meet the zoo’s oldest resident…just don’t tell him we said that. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday, June 17, 2017, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: 3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
Are you the brainiac of your family and friends? Know someone who thinks they would win the Amazing Race? Get your smartest team together and sign up for Mastermind Treasure Hunt, an information based puzzle scavenger hunt in Downtown Sacramento. Go here for information and tickets.
When: Saturday, June 24, 2017, 9:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
The R Street Block Party is back in Sacramento. Bring the whole family for a day of live music, live art, delicious food and a kids zone! Be sure to check out The Makers Mart with 40 handmade vendors from Northern California. It’s a perfect way to celebrate the arts in Sacramento and support local artists and vendors. Click here for more information.
When: Saturday June 24th, 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Where: 1000-1200 block of R St, from 10th to 13th St.
Does your Dad or Grandpa always talk about the one car he had and never should have sold? Maybe he can find it at the California Automobile Museum. Bring the whole family to the museum for exhibits showing the history of firefighting vehicles and equipment as well as 150 vehicles from 1885 to 2011. Dad’s and Grandpa’s get free admission and rides in classic cars!
When: Sunday, June 18th, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Where: California Automobile Museum, 2200 Front Street , Sacramento, CA 95818
Sacramento Zoo Father’s Day BBQ
The Sacramento Zoo is the place to be in June! The zoo is hosting a BBQ for all Dads and Grandpas. Bring the whole family to enjoy some food, lawn games, activities and don’t forget to check out the exhibits. Animals are Dads too! Get your tickets here.
Where: 3930 W Land Park Dr, Sacramento, CA 95822
Craft Beer. Corn Dogs. Classic Cars. The Three C’s are all at Denio’s Market in Roseville for Father’s Day. Bring Dad, Grandpa and the whole family for food and fun!
When: Sunday, June 18th, 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m
Where: Denio’s Market, 1551 Vineyard Rd, Roseville, CA 95678