Winter Wonderland: Sacramento, California



Drag on Ice

There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit than watching Sacramento’s favorite drag queens tear it up at the Downtown Sacramento Ice Rink! Drag Queens on Ice promises an evening of dazzling entertainment with a live DJ, and 100% of the entry cost benefits one of three local charities that promote opportunity and equity for the city’s LGBTQ community. Lace up, and get ready to skate alongside the city’s most fabulous queens!


Dine Downtown Restaurant Week – January 2023

Sacramento is America’s Farm-to-Fork Capital and has become a destination attracting foodies from all over the world. To more widely share the talents of local chefs, farmers, brewers, vintners and more, Downtown Sacramento created their annual Dine Downtown Restaurant Week, which features exclusive menus and flexible price points. Make room in your schedule (and your stomach!) in January for a food-lover’s bliss. From tapas and artisanal tequilas to some of the best lamb shanks you’ll ever have!


Enchant Winter Wonderland - November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023

Experience an all-new, story-themed adventure at Sacramento’s Enchant Winter Wonderland in Sutter Health Park. After you traverse The Mischievous Elf Maze, strap on some ice skates and hit the frosty trail with your loved ones. Finish up your night in the winter Village, where you’ll encounter artisanal vendors, an array of magical crafts and Santa himself! After all of your holiday fun, you’ll need to refuel on hot chocolate, s’mores, and delicious hot meals, or even a specialty cocktail at the Tipsy Tree Lounge. This is one event that you don’t want to miss.


Theatre of Lights at the Old Sacramento Waterfront - November 25, 2022 - January 1, 2023

When taking a weekend stroll around Old Sacramento between Thanksgiving and Christmas, you’re bound to come across the dazzling Theatre of Lights, Sacramento’s free holiday lighting extravaganza! Enjoy a live-action retelling of “ ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas'' featuring Jack Frost and St. Nick, and for an extra special treat, arrive at 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving eve (Wednesday, November 23) to experience the traditional holiday tree lighting, followed by the season’s first Theatre of Lights show.