If you are hoping for an authentic California experience, do as the locals would – jump right in and go have a slice of the best Sacramento pizza, catch a show at Golden 1 Center, enjoy in a little comedy at the best local bars and theatres and explore Sacramento wine country. Since Sacramento boasts on over 230 days of sunshine per year, it goes without saying that outdoor activities (and yes, that includes outdoor music festivals and concert series, too) are a must.
For all of you who are coming to Sacramento for a visit, are planning to move here or are considering an adorable weekend getaway to Sacramento, here are a few things you can enjoy in one of the nation’s most eclectic cities:
Sacramento Comedy Spot
Ready to burst out of laughter? Awesome! Head to the Sacramento Comedy Spot and have a blast enjoying the performance of some of the most talented Northern California’s largest comedy school artists that will blow your mind with their wit, originality and – well – humor. The shows are six nights a week, and they include sketch comedy, stand-up, and improv. You can enjoy the performance of this group at:
· The Sacramento Comedy Festival in the fall · The Sacramento Improv Marathon in spring · The Sacramento Stand-Up Competition in summer
If you are looking to start your evening in a super fancy way, enjoy delicious food and an incredible ambiance – check out The Waterboy on Capitol Avenue. Depending on the season, you’ll get a menu inspired by the cuisines of southern France and northern Italy with an arsenal of fabulous cocktails and a full wine list that’s divine. This is one of the locals’ favorite places, so why not give it a try?
Alive After Five Cruise
Whether you are a night owl or not, you’ll love the party ambiance of this awesome cruise! On most days, boarding is scheduled for 5:30pm at the L Street Dock in Old Town Sacramento, with the super friendly staff waiting for all the guests to arrive. The cruise itself lasts an hour and a half. For everyone present, there’s a range of tasty cocktails prepared, comfy seating, a fantastic DJ, and enough dance floors for all the dance enthusiasts. For a full out-of-this world experience, you can book a limo to take you to docks before you board, or take you to town when your cruise experience is over. This sure will be something to remember for years on end!
Sacramento’s cultural scene is one of the main reasons why we love Sacramento! Sacramento Theatre Company performs plays from a variety of genres, giving everyone to find something they’ll like. Monitor the upcoming shows regularly, to find the play that suits your sensibility and interest.
Pizza Rock Sacramento
Yuuuumm! Eating at Pizza Rock is a truly unique pizza experience, we promise. Not only you’ll get the enjoy the heavenly taste of Sacramento’s finest but you’ll also feel like a local because this is possibly one of the favorite places Sacramento residents like to get their food from. With a variety of gourmet pizzas on the menu (there’s pretty much anything from the classics to the outlandish), you’ll get to enjoy an extensive beer and wine list, along with hand-crafted cocktails as well all while enjoying the spectacularly energetic atmosphere of this place. Oh, and – Pizza Rock Sacramento is open till 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.
Enjoy Sacramento in its finest offer, and make it an experience you’ll never forget!