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Arts and Entertainment

Sacramento Community Center TheaterSacramento Community Center Theater hosts a variety of top caliber events, from performances by local artists to Broadway musicals on tour. Currently, the Community Center Theater is home to season productions for the California Musical Theater's Broadway Series, Sacramento Ballet, Sacramento Opera, Sacramento Philharmonic, Sacramento Choral Society and Orchestra, and Community Concert series. Recently, capacity audiences have enjoyed performances by world-renowned artists including Bill Cosby, Jerry Seinfeld, and Melissa Etheridge.The Crocker Art MuseumThe Crocker Art Museum is the leading arts institution in the Sacramento Valley. The Crocker serves as the primary regional resource for the study and appreciation of fine art, with an emphasis on the original Crocker family donation of California art, European drawings, East Asian paintings, and international ceramics.Elk Grove Fine Arts CenterThe Elk Grove Fine Arts Center (EGFAC) provides a place for the community and artists to come together in the education, appreciation and enjoyment of fine art and fine arts events. We host ongoing workshops, classes, studio time and are host to a wide array of local artist displays. Come visit us every Wednesday thru Saturday, 11am-4pm.The Strauss Festival of Elk GroveThe Strauss Festival of Elk Grove comes to the stage Thursday through Sunday during the last week of July each year. The show features elegantly costumed dancers and professional symphony musicians playing the music of Johann Strauss, Jr. and his family. The setting is a grassy knoll at the edge of a lake surrounding a small island. Warm evening breezes and lights reflected in the water add to the wonderful experience of this free event.Mondavi CenterMondavi Center offers a wide variety of world-class touring artists and speakers to UC Davis and the surrounding communities. These events include classical jazz and folk concerts, theater, dance, comedy presentation and lectures. Mondavi Center is located in Davis, California on the UC Davis campus.

Chamber of Commerce

City of Elk GroveA great resource for all things Elk GroveElk Grove Chamber of CommerceThe official city website

Higher Education

Consumnes River CollegeThere are more than 14,500 students enrolled at Cosumnes River College. The college offers approximately 176 degrees and certificates across 50 different occupational and transfer program areas.Cosumnes River College has emerged with very much its own identity, small enough to offer personalized attention, yet large enough to offer a comprehensive postsecondary education to the community it serves.University of California DavisUC Davis is one of the nation's top public research universities and is part of the world's preeminent public university system. UC Davis is located in the City of Davis, about twenty minutes from downtown Sacramento. The central purpose of UC Davis, as a comprehensive research university, is the generation, advancement, dissemination and application of knowledge. In this, UC Davis is committed to developing and sustaining leading programs in: the arts, humanities, biological and physical sciences, and social sciences—disciplines at the core of all universities; agricultural and environmental disciplines and engineering; professional studies in education, law, management, medicine, and veterinary medicine.Sacramento City CollegeSince 1916, Sacramento City College has provided outstanding academic and vocational training, and boasts 212 degree and certificate programs. With the main campus located in the heart of Sacramento, and college outreach centers in Davis and West Sacramento, the college enrolls a diverse community of nearly 22,000 students and offers multicultural activities throughout the academic year. For nearly 100 years, SCC has remained committed to fostering a learning community that celebrates diversity, nurtures personal growth, and inspires academic and economic leadership.California State University, SacramentoCalifornia State University, Sacramento is committed to teaching and learning as its primary responsibility. In both the academic and student support programs, success is measured in terms of student learning. In addition, the University recognizes the vital connections between pedagogy and learning, research activities and classroom instruction, and co-curricular involvement and civic responsibility. All students, regardless of their entering levels of preparation, are expected to complete their degree programs with the analytical skills necessary to understand the social, economic, political, cultural, and ecological complexities of an increasingly interconnected world. Located in the capital of the nation's most populous and diverse state, California State University, Sacramento is dedicated to advancing the many social, economic, political, and scientific issues affecting the region and the state.


Consumnes Community Services DistrictFor all things Parks and Recreation in Elk Grove


Arden Fair MallArden Fair is the premier shopping destination in Sacramento, with over 1 million square feet of shopping! Valet parking, soft seating areas, and year-round special events create the ideal atmosphere. You will find contemporary fashions, jewelry, accessories and brand name merchandise at over 165 specialty stores, plus Nordstrom, Macy's, Sears and JCPenney. Arden Fair also has a variety of restaurants, everything from fast food to fine dining.

Shopping, Dining, Entertainment

Certified Farmers MarketCertified Farmers Markets in SacramentoElk Grove Living GuideYour online guide to Elk Grove & Laguna.Westfield Downtown PlazaInterested in the convenience of dining, shopping, and watching a movie in one location? Simply go to the Westfield Downtown Plaza and experience all these things. Have the choice of shopping at over 110 retailers, dining at nine eateries or five restaurants, and watching a movie at Century Theaters. We will make it easy for you to see what is playing at Century Theaters to help plan your day or evening. Sacramento Downtown Plaza is located on L Street in downtown Sacramento.

Special Events and Entertainment

Sacramento County FairLivestock competitions, live entertainment, food and more!California State FairA yearly event held at Cal Expo in Sacramento. You won't want to miss it!Golden One CenterHome of the Sacramento Kings! The Golden One Center is located in downtown Sacramento and is the home to the beloved Sacramento Kings basketball team. Golden One is also the location for the best concerts, shows and entertainment!


Raley Field"Take Me Out To The Ball Game" The Sacramento River Cats have called Raley Field their home since relocating to California's Capital City in May 2000. Nestled along the Sacramento River in West Sacramento, the ballpark is the crowned jewel of Minor League Baseball. Triple-A affiliate of the SF Giants, the River Cats have graduated more than 60 players to the next level. The River Cats have led all of minor league baseball in attendance during each of their seasons at Raley Field.


Sacramento International AirportSacramento International Airport (SMF) is your gateway to Northern California destinations and major cities across the U.S., and the world. Service is available from 13 major carriers and one commuter airline. Open 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.
Last Updated: 11/30/2017