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The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

The 16 Best Places to Cool Off for Free in 2016

| May 26, 2016 | 590 Comments

We all need a place to take the kids to cool off when it is hot and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 16 wonderful spraygrounds open this summer! Most of these are located within a park that also has a playground and picnic areas, so we are talking hours of fun for […]

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Maidu Playground in Roseville

Maidu Playground in Roseville

| February 4, 2014 | 128 Comments

We went back in time to the old west at the Maidu Regional Park playground! My kids and I were in the Roseville area and I thought it would be fun to try out a new park. I had recently discovered the 68 Parks in 68 Days facebook page and photos of this playground got […]

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Sacramento 16th Annual Free Museum Day

Sacramento 16th Annual Free Museum Day

| January 27, 2014 | 123 Comments

30 museums will be offering free admission on Saturday, February 1st for the 16th Annual Sacramento Museum Day! Museum Day, a Sacramento cultural tradition, invites all members of the community to experience the Capital City’s incredible wealth of art, history, science and wildlife at numerous participating museums AT NO COST. Admission to most museums is […]

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Free Admission Day and Canned Food Drive at Fairytale Town

Free Admission Day and Canned Food Drive at Fairytale Town

| November 23, 2013 | 614 Comments

You can go to Fairytale Town for FREE and help the Sacramento Food Bank the day after Thanksgiving! As a way to say thank you to guests for visiting throughout the year, Fairytale Town is offering free admission on Friday, November 29, from 10am – 4pm to visitors who bring in a canned good to […]

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Derr-Okamoto Sprayground in Elk Grove

Derr-Okamoto Sprayground in Elk Grove

| June 17, 2013 | 717 Comments

THIS is how we celebrated the last day of school…an afternoon at Derr-Okamoto Community Park! I picked the kids up from school, had them immediately change into their bathing suits and we took off! The JUNGLE THEMED sprayground and play structure had them giddy with excitement! It takes us about 25 minutes from where we […]

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The WOW Bus brings Free Fun to the Park

The WOW Bus brings Free Fun to the Park

| May 29, 2013 | 2 Comments

The W.O.W (Wonderful Outdoor World) Bus is getting kids back outdoors! This FREE program brought to us by the Fair Oaks Parks & Recreation District is bringing children and families of the community together through a variety of activities. Group games like flag football, parachute games and dodge ball will be offered. Artistic skills will […]

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23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

23 Spraygrounds to Cool Off at this Summer

| May 23, 2013 | 373 Comments

[please visit our updated 2016 sprayground list] We all need a place to take the kids for some fun water play when it is HOT and are extremely lucky that throughout Sacramento, there are 23 parks with wonderful water features open for the Summer! The majority of them have just turned their water on or will […]

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Gibson Ranch Park Photo Gallery

Gibson Ranch Park Photo Gallery

| November 21, 2012 | 123 Comments

  Gibson Ranch Park 8556 Gibson Ranch Rd Elverta, CA 95626 $5.00 parking fee per vehicle  

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Theatre of Lights in Old Sac

Theatre of Lights in Old Sac

| November 21, 2012 | 563 Comments

The fourth annual Raley’s Theatre of Lights is a FREE holiday program of the Old Sacramento Business Association. Clement Clarke Moore’s classic Christmas poem will come to spectacular life Nov. 21 through Dec. 31 on the balconies and facades of Old Sacramento at K Street and Front. Narrated by American literary icon Mark Twain, the […]

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Free Admission Days at Fairytale Town

Free Admission Days at Fairytale Town

| November 14, 2012 | 99 Comments

Fairytale Town gives thanks to the Sacramento community by offering FREE ADMISSION DAYS during the holiday season…Friday, November 23rd and Monday, December 24th. On Friday, November 23rd, bring a canned food item for donation to the Sacramento Food Bank and Family Services – Holiday Spirit of Giving Food Drive. The day also includes free arts […]

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