There’s nothing more magical than the start of the fall season in Sacramento! The air grows cool and crisp, brilliant colors come to life, and leaves are always crackling underfoot. Not to mention, the greater Sacramento area offers a wide array of recreational activities and events that pay tribute to this beautiful season.
Here are some ways you can kick-off the fall season in and around the Sacramento area:
Apple picking locations in Sacramento (and beyond):
Check out one of Apple Hill’s “must visit” locations:
High Hill Ranch: This popular location has a wide array of activities including a crafts fair, fishing, pony and hay rides, apple bar, bake shop and much more!
Rainbow Orchards: This location is home to world famous hot apple cider donuts!
North Canyon Cider Co: As their name suggests, this location is known for its award-winning hard cider!
Fudge Factory Farm: Any chocolate lovers out there? Choose from an impressive selection of handmade fudge, and 15+ types of candy coated apples, homemade jams, fresh baked pies and more!
Ponderosa Ridge Bed and Breakfast: Wake up to beautiful views and three acres of apples that only guests can pick!
Go wine tasting “with a view” at one or more of the below vineyards:
Savor the fall season with the perfect “Wine & Dine” restaurants in Sacramento:
Visit a local pumpkin patch:
Mark your calendar for one of the below “Fall & Halloween Events”:
Spookomotive Train Ride (Select days in October)
Old Sacramento Ghost Tours (Select days in October)
Sacramento Outdoor Film Festival 2018 (October 6)
Oktoberfest in Old Sacramento (October 6)
Hocus Pocus at Crest Theatre (October 7)
Pumpkin Nights (October 17 – November 4)
2018 Lantern Tours (Select days in October)
FairyTale Town Safe & Super Halloween: Dinosaurs (October 19-21)
Sacramento Children Museum’s Monster Bash (October 20)
21st Annual Sacramento Arts Festival (October 26-28)
FestiFall & Costume Contest in Folsom (October 27)
Boo at the Zoo (October 27-28)
Funderland Fall Festival (October 27-28)
Sacramento Children Museum’s Trick or Treat (October 31)
Crocker Art Museum Wee Halloween (October 31)
Kids beware! Hauntingly scary attractions for those 12 & Over:
Best fall picnic spots in Sacramento:
Do you have any Sacramento fall traditions of your own? Let us know in the comments section below!