Returning: Sacramento Reptile Show & September 11 Memorial Ceremony
Returning: Sacramento Reptile Show & September 11 Memorial Ceremony
Cal Expo and CA State Fair logo
Univision & Vitalant Blood Drive
A woman sitting down donating blood
Vitalant and Univision are hosting the 20th annual Univision Blood Drive to save lives this summer! All Donors will receive a 20th Anniversary Univision Blood Drive T-Shirt.
Donors should schedule an appointment online to donate, walk-ins are welcomed as space permits.
Sad Summer Festival
Sad Summer Festival, presented by Journeys. Featuring All Time Low, The Story so Far, The Maine, Movements, Grayscale, and Destory Boys. Friday, August 6 at Heart Health Park
The Sad Summer Festival tour kicks off at Heart Health Park at Cal Expo this Friday, August 6! Featuring All Time Low with The Story So Far, The Maine, Movements, Grayscale, and Destroy Boys.
Sacramento Republic FC August Home Matches
Sacramento Republic FC team huddle
Saturday, August 14:
  • Sacramento Republic FC vs Las Vegas Lights
  • Nightly promo: Heart Health Night
  • Kickoff time: 8 pm
Saturday, August 28:
  • Sacramento Republic FC vs San Diego Loyal SC
  • Nightly promo: Honor our Educators
  • Kickoff time: 8 pm
Visit for single match tickets and tailgate passes.
FoodieLand Night Market
It'll be a summer to remember with FoodieLand Night Market!
With over 150 vendors, the night market brings a variety of amazing foods, arts, crafts, games, and entertainment for the whole family.
Admission is just $5!
Event Hours & Dates:
  • Friday, September 3: 3 PM to 11 PM
  • Saturday, September 4: 11 AM to 11 PM
  • Sunday, September 5: 11 AM to 11 PM
  • Monday, September 6: 11 AM – 9 PM
The Legendary Sacramento Mile
Motorcycle racing action returns to The Legendary Sacramento Mile at Cal Expo!
For the first time in its over-50-year history, the Sacramento Mile will run as back-to-back doubleheader events on Saturday, September 11, and Sunday, September 12, 2021.
September 11 Memorial Ceremony
Replica of the Twin Towers at Cal Expo's Sept 11 Memorial
In observance of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, the Cal Expo September 11 Memorial Plaza will be open to the public on Saturday, September 11, 2021, from 8 am to 12 pm, to pay tribute to the victims and honor the survivors of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks and to observe the anniversary of the end of the 9/11 rescue and recovery efforts.
The Sacramento Reptile Show Returns!
Man opening the mouth of an alligator infront of a young kid
The largest reptile exhibit in Northern California returns to Sacramento the weekend of September 24th, 25th, and 26th, 2021, at Cal Expo! 
Upcoming Concerts
Country in the Park on Saturday, September 18 at Cal Expo Stay Next to Me Tour with Quinn XCII, Chealsea Cutler with special guest Tai Verdes Los Ángeles Azules – 40 Años Tour on October 9 at 8 pm at Heart Health Park
311 “Live From The Ride” Tour on October 10 at 6:30 pm Flogging Molly & Violent Femmes on October 12 at 6:00 pm Greyday Tour Friday, November 12 at Heart Health Park
Friends of the CA State Fair Scholarship Recipeints
The Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Program is a collaborative project of
the California State Fair, the California Agricultural Advisory Council, the State Fair Gala
Committee, and the Friends of the California State Fair.

This year, twenty-three students have been awarded $46,000 for scholarships for the 2021-22 academic year. These students represent twenty-three California cities.  
The Ironstone Concours Foundation/Friends of the California State Fair provides $5,000
to be awarded to one outstanding candidate. In 2021, we recognize the recipient of the
Ironstone Concours Foundation/Friends of the California State Fair Scholarship Paola
Alexandra Corzo.
Congratulations, Paola!
COVID-19 Vaccine Information
A masked woman showing off her vaccine bandaid on her arm
Sacramento County Public Health and Curative are administering COVID-19 vaccines to those ages 12+. Schedule your appointment through My Turn, walk-ins are also accepted. Open Sunday through Thursday, 8 am to 3 pm.
In a state with sun, trails, and snow, you need a vehicle that’s up to explore anything and has room for all your gear. The All-New Chevrolet Trailblazer is ready for any adventure.
Chevrolet. An official sponsor of the 2021 California State Fair.
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