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Friday, April 18, 2014

Author Archive: Sacramento Convention And Visitors Center

History behind annual Juneteenth Festival

SACRAMENTO — This summer marks Sacramento’s 12th annual Juneteenth Festival scheduled for Thursday, June 14 to Saturday, June 16 in William Land Park. The Juneteenth Festival is a celebration of the Emancipation Proclamation signed in 1863 by President Abraham Lincoln declaring all those enslaved were freed. Produced by the Sacramento Convention and Visitors Bureau (SCVB), […]

Old Sac to bring in the new year

Following a popular tradition 13 years in the making, visitors to Old Sacramento will be treated to a free New Year’s Eve celebration along the historic waterfront. Prior to the two dazzling firework shows scheduled to light up the night sky at 9 p.m. and midnight, the festive community event also features live music, food […]

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