May 24-26, 2019
Old Town Sacramento
930 Front Street and Embarcadero
Sacramento, CA 95814
Free admission, oldsacramento.com
May 24, 2019, 10 a.m.
May 25, 2019, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
May 26, 2019, 10 a.m.-10 p.m.
Imagine it's 1849 along the Sacramento River. This heritage celebration invites guests to the Old Sacramento Waterfront for a free event in which they are entertained by talented period musicians performing live throughout the district in addition to a Shakespearian Comedic Play. Experience the Gold Rush Fire Brigade (as seen at the Rose Bowl Parade), and other Old West theatrics, family-friendly melodramas, history re-enactments, horse-drawn carriages, canons, gold panning, hands-on kids' arts and crafts activities, the popular Tent City depicting daily life during the Gold Rush, and much more.
Head for the Embarcadero as the sun goes down for the Waterfront Days Country
Dance & Beer Garden! Saturday and Sunday 6-10 p.m. featuring country artist Brad
Johnson & The Killin' Time Band on Saturday and The Rob Staley Band on Sunday.
All shows are completely free to attend.
May 24, 2019 is Education Day
1 p.m. Quest for the Gold Spike Melodrama at the Eagle Theatre
7 p.m. Waterfront Days Bar Crawl
May 25, 2019
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Outdoor Heritage Festivities
1 & 3 p.m. Quest for the Gold Spike Melodrama at the Eagle Theatre
6-10 p.m. Brad Johnson & The Killin' Time Band (Embarcadero)
May 26, 2019
10-5 p.m. Outdoor Heritage Festivities
1 & 3 p.m.Quest for the Gold Spike Melodrama at the Eagle Theatre
6-10 p.m. The Rob Staley Band (Embarcadero)
The discovery of gold at Sutter's Mill capped off the greatest human migration in American history. Thousands of hopeful pioneers headed towards California in search of a better life. From the settlement town of Old Sacramento, to the supply center and trade post of Sutter's Fort, the Sacramento region is rich in Gold Rush History.
Events are not guaranteed. It is your responsibility to confirm before going.