Father’s Day around Sacramento, CA

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Father’s Day around Sacramento, CA

Sacramento. This proud hub of Northern California quietly boasts ample outdoor activities, charming and independent neighborhoods and a creative melting pot with so much to do year round. Whether you’re a visiting tourist, returning to see friends and family or a curious local, if you’re in Sacramento, read on for some of our favorite ways to celebrate Father’s Day.

Dining around Sacramento

Of course, no Father’s Day is complete without delicious food. Thankfully, with the selection of talented chefs, kitchens, eateries and restaurants around Sacramento, dads of every palate and taste will find themselves truly spoiled for options here. Paragary’s features a gorgeous outdoor patio complete with a waterfall fountain and verdant surroundings, offering a number of seafood selections such as smoked trout on toast or dungeness crab scramble, while La Provence boasts a number of upscale French-inspired options made with the best in California produce, including local wines. Hook and Later is renowned for its imaginative cocktails and uniquely Sacramento selection, most celebrated of which being the porchetta hash. Finally, for those who just crave powdered sugar, fruits galore and Southern style sweets, indulge in the beignets and waffles at The Porch Restaurant and Bar.


Music Festivals (plural!) 

Indeed, the Sacramento area this year is going all out for Father’s Day weekend, with numerous concerts and musical festivals for Dad and the whole family to enjoy. The Davis Music Fest will feature a diverse setlist from local favorites such as Dog Party, Jessica Malone to indie rockers Foxtails Brigade, the innovative King Dream and the street soul collective, Wolf Jett. The Cosmic Family Summer Solstice Celebration is a celebration of blues, soul jazz and funk featuring the likes of Mookaite, Smokey the Groove and Butter Pump, while the California Bluegrass Association’s Father’s Day Festival is a delight for bluegrass and country fans. Not to mention the Harambee Festival, celebrating all things dance party and reggae including superstars Anthony B and Don Carlos, while The Walnut Jam and Party in the Park are one-day events to catch!


Hiking around Sacramento

For the more outdoorsy dads, Sacramento and Northern California are blessed with stunning landscapes, and are all great additions to your stay in the area, whether it be just for the weekend or for the summer. The Jedediah Smith Memorial Trail is a great way to stroll through nature while staying inside the city for those on tighter itineraries, while the Consumnes River Walk Trail offers views of forests, wetlands and prairies. Our highlight is the Cascade Canal Trail, popular for its views and colors in June. 

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