SacTown 411: Labor Day Weekend Event Guide

Our three day weekend is FINALLY here – Happy Labor Day weekend SacTown! Before you plan your weekend, check out which events we curated worth checking and knowing about! Here’s your 411!

By bonneville on August 31, 2018

Our three day weekend is FINALLY here – Happy Labor Day weekend SacTown! There are so many cool, family-friendly, free events going on this weekend around our city! Before you plan your weekend, check out which events I curated worth checking and knowing about! Here’s your 411!

Drive-In Movie Night at the Museum

When: Friday, August 31, 2018

Where/Time: California Automobile Museum, 7pm10:30 pm

Cost: $5-$20, Buy your tickets HERE

Get your family together for the final Drive-in Movie of the summer at the California Automobile Museum to see the classic movie “Back to the Future.” At 7:00, the Museum and will have tailgating in the parking lot while it gets dark out. The movie will start around 8:45pm.

Yolo Brewfest 2018

When: Saturday, September 1, 2018

Where/Time: Heritage Plaza and Main Street in Historic Downtown Woodland, 4pm-8pm

Cost: Buy your tickets HERE!

Take in the sights at Historic Downtown Woodland and join us for a night to remember at this community focused and inspired event! Yolo Brewfest will feature 35+ breweries, cideries, meaderies, and wineries, with local gourmet restaurants, a cigar lounge, and music/entertainment. The NOW Entourage will be there too, to hang out, play music, and give away awesome prizes!

Swabbies on the River

Where: 5871 Garden Hwy, Sacramento, CA 95837

When/Time: Saturday, September 1st, 2018/ 12p-1p

Cost: FREE

Come out to Swabbies on the River to hang out with the NOW Entourage! Enjoy some great food, drinks, and company as you relax by the river’s edge! Don’t forget to stop by the NOW tent for some fun games and even better prizes!


Where: Sacramento Convention Center and Sheraton Grand Sacramento

When/Time: August 31 – Sept. 2, 2018 10am-5pm

Cost: Buy your tickets at the door

Get ready to see the best of the best Cosplay, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, manga, activities, panels, celebrity guest, and TONS of shopping. Learn more on

Chalk It Up Sacramento

Where: Fermont Park, 1515 Q Street, Sacramento, CA 95814

When/Time: September 1st – 3rd, 2018, 10am-6pm

Cost: FREE

A tradition of Labor Day weekend since 1991, the Chalk It Up! Festival will have hundreds of sidewalk chalk paintings that are created over the course of the weekend PLUS an array of arts and craft booths and food vendors with the whole family.

Rainbow Festival 2018 

Where: 20th & K St., Sacramento, CA 95811

When/Time: Sunday, September 2, 2018 / 12pm – 9pm

Cost: FREE

Come together with your friends, family, and community to celebrate Sacramento’s LGBTQ Community, at this HUGE street festival! The event raises money for charities and spreads awareness, all while having fun! There’s going to be live entertainment, street vendors, and so much more!

On top of everything, there’s going to be performances by some big names; Adore Delano from RuPaul’s Drag Race, singer and actor Todrick Hall, Ada Vox from American Idol, and Dev! Look out for our very own Vicki Oh! and NOW Entourage hanging out 1p-3p!

Apple Hill

Where: 2345 Carson Road Placerville, CA 95667

When/Time: Aug 31 – Dec 24, 2018/ Daily 8:30am – 5:30pm

Who else is eager to enjoy apples, cider, baked goodies, you-pick, and more? The official season opening for Apple Hill Growers is THIS Labor Day weekend! For some growers, the weekend starts with Thursday or Friday! Others open Saturday or Sunday, CLICK HERE to plan your visit!

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