Free Things to do with Kids

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

Exploring WPA Rock Garden

So we all know that William Land Park is Sacramento’s hot spot for families with the Sacramento Zoo, Fairytale Town, Funderland, pony rides, a duck pond, playground, play pool, and picnic areas galore. But…did you know that there is a HIDDEN TREASURE as well? The WPA Rock Garden sits undiscovered by most visitors. Right next […]

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Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Kids Eat Free Every Day of the Week

Whether you want to go out because you do not feel like cooking or simply to have fun, Kids Eat Free Days at local restaurants sure make it more affordable to go out as a family!  I have rounded up lots of great places to eat and most of these restaurants offer one Kid’s Meal […]

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Storytimes in Sacramento

Storytimes in Sacramento

Whether your child is a baby, toddler or school-age, they probably love storytime just like mine do!  Not only is it a fun outing, but it plays an important role in introducing kids to the magic of books.   Another plus is that storytimes are FREE!  We are lucky in Sacramento to have so many […]

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A Capitol Adventure

A Capitol Adventure

The California State Capitol is beautiful…and a must-see for all that come to visit Sacramento.  But even if you are not a tourist, this is an awesome place to take your kids! Our Experience: When my dear friend and her son came up from San Diego to visit us this summer, the Capitol was at […]

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Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Hiking at the Cosumnes River Preserve

Are you in the mood to get some fresh air, some exercise…and explore nature with the kids?  Here’s a place you’ll want to check out! For quite a while I had been wanting to take my little ones to the Cosumnes River Preserve after seeing some pictures of a friend and her teenagers hiking there.  […]

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Summer Fun

3 New Attractions at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

3 New Attractions at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom

Every summer, my friend from San Diego and I trade off visiting each other and try to create a memorable week with our combined five kids. This year it was my turn to host and in planning our outings, I decided our biggest one should be Six Flags Discovery Kingdom. They had never been and […]

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2015 Summer Fun Guide

2015 Summer Fun Guide

It’s warming up, the kids are getting excited that school is almost out, and Sacramento businesses are gearing up to provide tons of fun for all of us. It is definitely time to start planning for awesome summer memories! This Summer Fun Guide is one gigantic roundup of water play places, fairs and festivals, movies […]

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Summer $1 Movies

Summer $1 Movies

This is always a great way to stay cool and treat the kids to the big screen without breaking the bank! Both Regal and Cinemark theaters are offering a fun lineup of kid-friendly movies this year, beginning in June. Check out their schedules so you can add the movies your kids will love most to […]

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Campfires at Maidu Museum

Campfires at Maidu Museum

Would your family like to have the fun of a campfire without going camping?  The Maidu Indian Museum has started their their annual Family Campfires! Every 3rd Friday from 7:30-8:30pm they recreate the peaceful evenings of earlier days.  Gather around the campfire at their outdoor amphitheater for songs and native stories.  They provide roasting sticks […]

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White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park with Water Slides

The Best $1.00 Outing Around! This is the perfect place to go when your kids need to get drenched and you want a cheap outing with the WOW factor! White Rock Neighborhood Splash Park has an incredible play structure with large dump buckets, canons, water jets…and WATER SLIDES! This park is SO worth our 30 […]

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Labor Day Weekend Top 10: September 5th – 7th

Labor Day Weekend Top 10: September 5th – 7th

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Go back in time during the annual GOLD RUSH FESTIVAL in Old Sacramento. Friday – Monday FREE Enjoy live music and amazing sidewalk art at the CHALK IT UP FESTIVAL. Saturday – Monday FREE Take a martial arts class at the Sacramento Children’s Museum HAPPY HEARTS HEALTHY EATING DAY. Saturday- Sunday FREE Build a Football […]

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Best Family Library Events in September

Best Family Library Events in September

| September 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Parties, Movies, Arts & Crafts, Stories, Music & more! We are lucky to have Sacramento Public Libraries consistently offering us FREE fun! Now that school has started and our budgets are tighter, local libraries’ September events are great options for family afternoons, evenings, and weekends! Find more details on the Sacramento Public Library website events […]

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Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME [Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets!]

Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Presents Circus XTREME [Win a Family 4-Pack of Tickets!]

| September 1, 2015 | 29 Comments

Extreme Thrills, Exotic Animals and Extraordinary Performers Prepare to be astonished and amazed by some of the coolest acts ever as Ringling Bros. goes to new extremes with the all-new energetic circus production, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey® Presents Circus XTREME! Children Of All Ages can let their imagination go wild in an exhilarating […]

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Weekend Top 10: August 28th – 30th

Weekend Top 10: August 28th – 30th

| August 25, 2015 | 0 Comments

Bike around Safetyville’s miniature town at the last FAMILY BIKE NIGHT of the summer. Friday FREE Race solar cars and create art with solar-etching at World of Wonder Science Museum’s SOLAR DAY. Saturday Engineer your own BALLOON ROCKET and race it at the Discovery Science & Space Museum. Saturday- Sunday Enjoy the reading of LITTLE […]

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