Sacramento is not just a place to put on your itinerary because it is the capital of California, although that is a good reason to visit. There are numerous family-friendly events happening in the area this winter, too, which makes it a great city to have as a home base for a Northern California RV trip. An RV trip to Sacramento means convenient lodging, ease of travel and lots more. Camp at the CalExpo RV Park to be close to everything and enjoy plenty of amenities during your stay.
One event you won’t want to miss is the Sacramento Harvest Festival Original Art & Craft Show at the California Expo Center. Make RV Park reservations right away as it opens on the 22nd of November. This is an awesome affair and gives you the opportunity to get some incredible handmade Christmas gifts. On top of that, you will find live entertainment, foods that are mouth-watering, and a high energy ambiance. You’ll want your camera to take photos of loved ones and the strolling entertainers.
At the California Automobile Museum, stop on the 24th of November and take part in the Festival of Trees featuring A Taste of Northern California. Music is provided by a holiday band and there are many activities for the kids. Delicious hors d’ oeuvres will be available for those attending, local restaurants providing these treats.
From 28 November through 1 December, you can welcome in the New Year in a unique way. The Sacramento Hmong New Year will be at the California Exposition and State Fair at Cal Expo and offers a special celebration with traditional song and dance.
On November 29th, you will have to decide among a couple of options for holiday fun. Perhaps you can do both! The Indian Arts & Crafts Holiday Fair will take place at the California State Indian Museum. You may choose this affair if you love looking at (or perhaps wish to purchase) Native American baskets, pottery, ornaments and jewelry. These make amazing gifts for the season – ones to get for those who “have everything.” You will also have access to the rest of the museum, as you will pay regular admission fees.
If you would rather browse California artists’ displays, then you may wish to head to the Crocker Art Museum Holiday Art & Craft Festival. This is also on the 29th and offers numerous craft arts like wood, jewelry, ceramics and glass. The start is at 10 am at the Scottish Rite Masonic Center in Sacramento.
To hear some Christmas music that can’t be beat, head south to Modesto and Mannheim Steamroller Christmas by Chip Davis at Gallo Center for the Arts. It takes place on 4 December at 7 pm. This is electronic music extraordinaire! This world-famous music will certainly get you in the mood for the holidays, if you aren’t feeling it already.
Once Christmas Day is past, get ready for one of the most memorable New Year events yet. The Sacramento New Year’s Eve River Cruise is the ideal way to see the New Year in, with fireworks, music and toasting with champagne. The greatest way to end your winter RV tour of Sacramento events.