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101 Things to Keep Your Family Busy in 2019

Updated: Jan 22, 2019

Year Round Events

  1. Monthly Book Club at the Folsom Library .

  2. Live Theater Events brought to you by Sutter Street Theater.

  3. Enjoy weekly concerts at the El Dorado Saloon & Grill Thursday through Saturday.

  4. Put your LEGO creations to the test every Saturday at the Folsom Library.

  5. Catch a $5 every Tuesday at the Palladio movie theater.

  6. Live music every week at Powerhouse Pub on Sutter Street.

  7. The Folsom Public Library hosts Preschool Stories every Friday for children 3 and up.

  8. See antique cars and hot rods every Saturday morning at the Cars and Coffee Car Show in the Palladio parking lot.

  9. Gaslight Co. showcases some of the best talent around every week at their live concerts in Historic Folsom.

10. In addition to live music, Gaslight Co. hosts Trivia Tuesday every week at 7pm!

11. Every Saturday morning, check out seasonal fruits and veggies at the Historic Folsom

Farmers Market.

January Events

12. Test your ice skating skills at the coolest place in town, the Historic Folsom Ice Rink, open now until January 21st.

13. Calling all mamas for the Mama Bootcamp's New Year Celebration 5k/10k Run/Walk on January 5th.

14. Attend the Kaiut Yoga Weekend Workshop Experience January 10th-13th

15. January 13th, see Danny Carmo's Mathematical Mysteries at the Harris Center.

16. Lions and tigers and bears oh my! The Wizard of Oz National Tour is making its stop here in Folsom January 18th-20th at the Harris Center.

17. The JERSEY BOYS will be in town during their National Tour at the Harris Center January 22nd-26th.

18. Take a stab at the Folsom Lake Sweet Water Trail Run on January 26th.

19. Tap Into A Cold One on January 26th!

20. January 27th enjoy FREE admission to the 13th Annual children's Activity and Preschool Expo at the Folsom Sports Complex.

March Events

21. See Disney's The Little Mermaid come to life at the Harris Center March 1st - March 10th

April Events

22. Get ready in April for the Annual Egg-Stuffing Night at the Folsom Community Center Wednesday, April 17th.

23. Bring the whole family out to the annual Eggstravaganza Egg Hunt at Lembi Park Saturday, April 20th.

24. Meet local businesses at the Annual Folsom Expo at the Folsom Sports Complex

25. Shop unique, quality arts and crafts at the Historic Folsom Spring Arts & Crafts Fair

26. Take a swing at the Annual Folsom Historical Society Golf Tournament

27. Stop and smell the flowers April 27th and 28th at the Annual Folsom Garden Tour

May Events

28. See some of Folsom's most beautiful country roads at the Annual Great Scott Bike and Walk Event on May 5th

29. Kick off Bike Month with the Annual Folsom Ride with the Mayor May 10th

30. Help honor and celebrate moms at the Annual Love my Mom 5k run and walk May 11th

31. Enjoy the Outs of Bounds Thrive Ride

32. Up next for Bike Month, the Johnny Cash Ride.

33. Join the viewing party of the Amgen Tour of California Folsom Celebration Ride

34. May 15th, Folsom's City Works Day

35. Help raise awareness and donations for veterans at the Wounded Veteran Run

36. On Friday's, enjoy Summer Concerts in the Park from May through July at Folsom Lions Park

June Events

37. Don't miss weekly Summer Concerts every Wednesday Night at the Palladio.

38. Catch a summer concert in Historic Folsom every Thursday night through June and July.

39. Enjoy the Historic Folsom Hometown Parade.

40. Kids, get ready for the annual Camp-A-Palooza

41. Learn some history about the American River Parkway at the Folsom Juneteenth at Negro Bar State Park

42. Love pagents? Get involved with the Miss Folsom Pro Rodeo Queen Contest.

43. Kickoff the Rodeo festivities at the Folsom Family Roundup

July Events

44. Be a part of the tradition of the Annual Folsom Pro Rodeo 3 day event!

45. Staying local for 4th of July? Try the Annual Folsom Firecracker Run

46. Check out the Peach Festival in Historic Folsom

47. Stop by the Broadstone Racqeuet Club Family Health & Wellness Expo

48. Enjoy a challenge? Then you'll enjoy the Folsom Triathlon!

August Events

49. Shop Antiques at the Historic Folsom Antique and Vintage Market

50. One of the most anticipated events of the year, TAP Folsom

51. Time to get wacky at the Annual Wacky Dash on August 3rd!

September Events

52. Attend the Annual City of Folsom 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

53. Be a part of Folsom's biggest day of volunteering at the Annual Community Service day September 21st

54. Don't get SHOCKED by how cool the Electricity and Science Fair is at the Folsom Powerhouse State Historic Park

55. Folsom's largest live music event, Folsom LIVE

56. Travel back in time at the Folsom Renaissance Faire at Lions Park September 28th & 29th

57. Bring your pups out to the Annual Bark 'n' Splash Bash at the Folsom Aquatic Center September 28th

58. Test your gold skills at the Annual Mayor's Cup Invitational Gold Tournament

59. Enjoy the Bikes and Crews Cycling Culture Exhibit at the Folsom History Museum

60. Don't miss the Vista Del Lago High School Homecoming Parade

October Events

61. Take on the Crush Wine Run

62. Learn skills and info necessary to live a healthy lifestyle at the Annual Healthy Folsom Event

63. Help the Martell O'Neal Team give back to the community and enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Annual Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser

64. Watch artists paint murals LIVE and the Historic Folsom Live Art Experience

65. Don't miss the Bulldogs at the Folsom High School Homecoming Parade

66. Light Up the Dark Musical Festival in Historic Folsom

67. Have some fun spectating or participating in the Soap Box Derby Days in Historic Folsom

68. Costume contest and more at the Annual Healthy Halloween event

69. Check out the Oktoberfest Craft Fair at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church

70. Experience the L'Etape California by Le Tour de France

71. Enjoy the Palladio Fall Festival

72. You might just get the Folsom blues if you miss the Folsom Blues Breakout Half Marathon on October 20th

73. Historic Folsom's FestiFall and Costume Contest

74. Take on the Pumpkin Plunge at the Folsom Aquatic Center on October 26th

75. A night full of fun and glow at the Annual Folsom Glow on October 5th.

76. Don't miss the Folsom Family Expo at the Folsom Community Center

77. The Sacramento Running Association brings you the Gold Country Half Marathon

November Events

78. November 3rd, help raise awareness and funds at this year's Annual Folsom Runway Event to support children with disabilities.

79. Honor our Veterans at the Folsom Veteran's Day Parade November 11th

80. Help the Martell O'Neal Team collect coats for our areas veterans during their annual Coat Drive

81. Watch as all the animals receive their festive Thanksgiving meals at the Thanksgiving Feast for the Animals, Folsom Zoo's annual tradition of a special holiday celebration just for the zoo sanctuary animals on November 28th

82. Work off some of that Thanksgiving meal at the Folsom Turkey Trot

83. Light up your holidays at the Palladio Christmas Tree Lighting

December Events

84. Begin your holiday shopping at the Historic Folsom Annual Christmas Arts and Crafts Fair.

85. Get in the Christmas spirit at the Historic Folsom Christmas Tree Lighting

86. Experience the Folsom Zoo like never before during the Wild Night & Holiday Lights December 6th,7th, 13th-23rd, & 26th-30th

87. Keep a look out as Santa makes his way through the Folsom Neighborhoods

88. Take a stroll through Historic Folsom during the Holiday Home Tour

89. Enjoy the Magic Toyshop Holiday Musical at Sutter Street

90. Be sure to grab your photos with Santa at Palladio!

91. Help collect Toys for Tots during the Toy-Tot Crawl

92. Visit Historic Folsom and enjoy Story Time with Santa

93. Burn off some of those extra holiday treats at the annual Folsom Christmas Classic 5k & Santa Fun Run

94. Enter your home into the Annual Folsom Christmas Light Contest

95. Skate around at the COOLEST place in town, the Historic Folsom Ice Rink

96. Visit the Global Winter Wonderland

97. Enjoy a Christmas service at Lakeside Church

98. See the Santa Cow and Elf Cow at Chick Fil A Folsom

99. Your favorite holiday music and singalong at the Harris Center brought to you by the Folsom Lake Symphony

100. See the luminaries light up the Briggs Ranch neighborhood on Christmas Eve

101. Check out the holiday classic, Holiday in the Hills, at the Sutter Street Theatre.


* Dates are subject to change and some have yet to be determined. Be sure to check our events page frequently to keep up to date about events in Folsom!

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